Friday, 25 November 2016


Certificate Course in Editing and Publishing
at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University

Applications are invited from Honours graduates in any discipline for a PG Certificate Course in Editing and Publishing to be conducted by the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University, from 3 January - 21 April 2017. Classes will normally be held three days a week from 6-8 p.m. (Tue, Wed, Thu). Applicants have to appear for a screening test on 16 December 2016 (Friday), at 6 p.m., to be held on the first floor of the UG Arts Building.

Course fee: Rs 10,000

Applications may be made on plain paper or by email to Paper applications should be submitted to the School of Cultural Texts and Records (5th floor, Rabindra Bhaban, JU) between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on working days.

Last date for receipt of applications: 13 December 2016. 
(For details about previous courses see:

Broad course topics: role of the editor; parts of a book; copy-editing and proofing; documentation and indexing; copyright; office correspondence; overview of publishing; editing with software; book and cover design; commissioning and contracts; production; manufacture; open source philosophy and LaTeX; pagemaking using proprietary software such as Adobe Pagemaker, Quark Xpress and Adobe InDesign; publicity design; business plan analysis; e-publishing; marketing; publicity; distribution; press visits; live projects.

India’s longest running university course in Editing and Publishing has trained hundreds of professionals for some of the leading English-language publishing houses in the country, as well as for other media. Our students have been hired by Pearson Education India, Pearson Education U.K., Oxford University Press, Cambridge 
University Press, HarperCollins, Rupa, Hachette, Scholastic, Penguin India, Macmillan, Dorling Kindersley, Sage, Orient Blackswan, Anthem, Google, TCS, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Times of India, the Ananda Bazar Patrika group, and the Jadavpur University Press, among others.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Job Opening in Polaris Networks

Polaris Networks (Sector 5, Salt Lake City, Kolkata) is looking for a technical writer. The applicant must be proficient in English and editing.
Experience in technical writing would be good, but you can apply even if you are a fresher.
To know about the company, visit the website -
Please send me your updated CV as soon as possible if you are interested.
My email ID: