Master of Library Science (MLIS)

  • To impart high level skills and training necessary for those aspiring to hold higher positions in library and information centers in the country.
  • To prepare the library and information professionals for the changing scenario, the Programme has been completely revised to help professional development not only for those who are already employed in different types of libraries and information institutions but also for those who have to take up library and information science as a profession and upgrade their knowledge and qualification.

I. BLIS degree from any recognized university or any other qualifications considered equivalent to BLIS such as P.G. Diploma in Library Science/Librarianship from a recognized university.
II. Professional work experience will carry some weightage in consideration of candidature for admission along with merit. ‘Professional work experience’ would however, mean doing professional work in recognized library or information unit

Sr. No.Name of the CourseCourse CodeCreditNo. of Blocks

Compulsory Subject

1.Information Communication Society ML I-10144
2.Information Systems, Source and Services ML II-101 44
3.Management of Library and Information Centre ML I-102 45
4.Information Retrieval System ML II 102 45
5.Fundamental principal of information communication technology MLI II-103 44
6.Information Communication Technology ML II-104 44
7.Project/ Dissertation Work ML IP-002 4-

Elective Subject (Choose any two subject)

8.Preservation and Conservation of Library ML IE-101 44
9.Research MethodologyML IE–102 44
10.Academic Library ML IE-103 44
11.Public Library System and Services ML IE-106 44
    Passing (for each other)
  • Every candidate must secure 40% marks in each head of passing.
  • For the project work/dissertation (Course MLIP-002), a candidate has to secure a minimum of 50% to pass in this course.
  • The examination relating to MLIS Degree has two components:
    (1) Continuous evaluation 30% (Based on Assignment).
    (2) Term-end examination 70%

Mater of library and information science degree awardee only after completion of the one year successfully and Internship of one month.