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Bachelors of Library & Information Science

Eligibility

The candidate should have passed any Bachelors Degree of this University or that of any other University recognised as equivalent thereto other than BOL and BFA.

Duration

  1. Minimum : One Academic Year from the year of joining the course
  2. Maximum Duration for the completion of the course : The Candidate shall have to complete the course within THREE academic years from the year of joining the course for securing FIRST Class or SECOND Class.
  3. Re-registration Facility : Candidates who could not complete the course within the period of THREE years from the year of joining the course are permitted to avail the facility of ‘Re-registration’ on payment of prescribed fee for two more years, beyond the maximum duration of THREE years prescribed above. Such facility is provided only either for completion of the course by appearing for back log papers or for the improvement of percentage only (like those who wish to improve their percentage from 50 to 55 or to 60 percent), but not for the award of higher class like third class to second class or second class to first class. Irrespective of percentage of marks secured during the re-registration period, such candidates will be awarded either second or third class for which he/she is eligible as per the percentage of marks secured within the maximum duration of the THREE years period permitted for the course.

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for the contact programme classes and the self instructional reading material suplied by the Centre for Distance Education will be in English only.

Course of Study

At the end of the year, the candidate has to appear for the M.L.I.Sc. examination. The examination consists of Seven theory papers and One Practical paper and Viva-voce as given in the course structure. Each theory paper carries 100 marks with internal assessment component.

Program Structure

First Year
Foundations of Library and Library Mgt.
Library Classification Theory
Library Cataloguing theory
Information sources & services
Basics of information technology
Library classification practice
Library cataloguing practice

Course Fees

Type of Fees* Domestic students Mode of payment)
Registration fee Rs.500 Online / DD
1st Year Tution fee Rs.7000 Online / DD

* All administrative fees will be extra. Fees are subject to change.


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