INSTITUTES AT A GLANCE
Yale Publishing Course:
For more details please visit Publishing-course.yale.edu
PG diploma in book Publishing:
A one-year evening course at the University of Calcutta in collaboration with the Publishers and Booksellers Guild. www.caluniv.ac.in
National Book Trust:
Organizes a four-week regular course in publishing and bookselling annually in Delhi. It also organizes two-week workshops at intervals in different parts of India. www.nbtindia.org.in
Intensive course on editing:
IBP has also started a six-day intensive course on editing and the second intensive course on editing is slated for June 3-10, 2009. The courses are held at India International Centre, New Delhi. www.ibpindia.org
PGD in book publishing:
Indira Gandhi National Open University in collaboration with Federation of Indian Publishers plans to start the programme in July. www.ignou.ac.in
THE CAREER LADDER
Editors are required by the publishers to give shape to the ideas of the author and they are the backbone of the industry. Post-graduation in English or any other regional language is required and they can gain experience through practical training. Salary: Rs. 10,000 onwards.
They are required to get books printed and coordinate with various manufacturing departments to present a complete book. A BSc/diploma in printing technology or even a BA can apply for this post and learn on the job as well. Salary: Rs. 10,000 onwards.
They are required to promote books. Required: A Bachelors degree in mass communication/journalism or even a BA. Salary: Rs. 15,000 onwards.