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PG Diploma in Conservation and Heritage Management
Karnataka University, Dharwad in collabortion with Regional Conservatin Laboratory (unit of National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property(NRLC), Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Lucknow), Siddharathnagar, Mysore will start a new Post Graduate Diploma in conservation and heritage management from this academic year. It is an out come of a MoU signed on 29 th July, 2009 by Karnataka University, Dharwad and RCL (unit of NRLC), Mysore. This course will be managed by the three Depts namely Kannada Research Institute, Dept of Master of Tourism, K.U. Dharwad and RCL, Mysore.
Many trained, skilled professionals are needed in the country to manage and conserve its vast and diverse cultural, artistic and architechtural heritage. This diploma course will help the Indian youths to acquire professional skills required for the jobs in this newly emerging field of heritage conservation and management. It will also help them in securing jobs in museums, archives, libraries, conservation laboratories as curator, conservator, restorer and in opening private art conservation studios. The passed out students will be placed in the field projects run by NRLC, Lucknow and its unit at Mysore.
The entry point is graduation, B.Sc.with Chemistry as a major subject , BFA or BA in Ancient Indian History and Epigraphy or History and Archaeology or any other equivalent degree provided they studied Archaeology or History Arts as one of the of it subjects at the degree level with at least 50% marks will be eligible to apply for the course. Total number of searts are 16 out of which 6 are for inservice candidates and remaining are for the freshers. The course will be conducted in two parts at two places i.e., Kannada Research Institute, Karnataka University, Dharwad and Regional Conservation Laboratory (unit of NRLC), Siddharathanagar, Mysore.
The course is already advertised by the Karnataka University, Dharwad vide their notification number KU/Aca/P.G/Adm/2009-10/54 dated 08.07.2009 which is appeared in Deccan Herald. For details browse website of the University ,www.kud.ernet.in. Interested may apply downloding the appliation from the website. Duly filled application must reach to Director, Kannada Research Institute, Karnataka University, Pawatenagar, Dharwad latest 31 st July, 2009 which is likely to be exteded further.
For further inquiry on the course contact:
Kannada Research Institute
Karnataka Unversity, Dharwad.
Tel: 0836-2215233 Mobile: 9741165036
- Scientist and Head
Regional Conservation Laboratory (Unit of NRLC)
GITB Press Campus, Siddharthanagar, Mysore-570 011.
Tel: 0821-2421507, Fax; 0821-2439028, Mobile;9449822094