Thursday, 19 November 2015

NOTICE FOR THE 13TH EDITING AND PUBLISHING COURSE

NOW IN ITS 13TH YEAR


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 5 January- 22 April 2016. Classes will normally be held three days a week from 6-8 p.m. (Tue, Thu, Fri) Applicants have to appear for a screening test on 17 December 2015 (Thursday), at 6 p.m., to be held on the first floor of the UG Arts Building.

Course fee: Rs 10,000 to be paid on the day of admission, by cheque or demand draft payable in Kolkata, made out to "The Registrar, Jadavpur University’. 

Applications may be made on plain paper or by email to jueditpub@gmail.com. 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: 14 December 2015. 
(For details about previous courses see: http://editpub.blogspot.in/)


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, HarperCollins, Rupa, Hachette, Scholastic, Penguin India, Macmillan, Dorling Kindersley, Sage, Orient Blackswan, Anthem, Google, TCS, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Times of India, and the Ananda Bazar Patrika group, among others.


1 comment:

Jahanara Amina said...

What is the formation of a screening test is supposed to be conducted?