BLIS Jobs:

After completing the BLibISc course, students can search for jobs in areas such as public/government libraries, universities and other academic institutions, news agencies and organizations. Librarians are preferred both in government organisations such as public libraries as well as private organizations such as special libraries, foreign embassies, photo/film libraries.

BLIS course graduates also have an option in the planning and coordination of the library's financial operations which are also important in library management and other special tasks are performed.

BLIS Jobs for Freshers:

BLIS course freshers are very much directly recruited after their course usually as a junior librarian. There are some other jobs that these freshers are suitable for. Some of those jobs are mentioned below:

  • Library Information Assistant
  • Professional Assistant
  • Librarian/Asst Librarian/Library Assistant
  • Junior Library Attendant
  • Library Trainee
  • Project Assistant
  • Project Trainee

BLIS Government and Private Jobs:

Government and private sectors both recruit librarians in equal number. There are many private institutions that require Librarians. Some of the job posts that are available for BLISc course graduates are as follows:

  • Assistant Librarian
  • Library Assistant
  • Junior Library Assistant
  • Deputy Librarian
  • Assistant Technical Manager/Library Asst/Technician
  • Storage Specialist

BLIS Jobs Abroad:

Compared to India, librarians are in pretty high in demand abroad, especially western European countries such as UK, Ireland, Sweden, Netherlands, Denmark, etc. There are many job specialisations for Librarians abroad. Some of them are as follows:

  • Library Information Officer
  • Officer - Library
  • Abstractor
  • Archivist
  • Cataloguer
  • Lecturer
  • Metadata Librarian
  • Information Architect

Salary Scale for BLIS Course:

The salary scale of BLIS course graduates varies with their years of experience. Below mentioned is such a salary scale for BLIS course:

Experience From Up to
0-5 Years - INR 2 LPA
5-10 Years INR 2 LPA INR 2.9 LPA
10-20 Years INR 2.9 LPA INR 3.3 L

Salary Packages Offered by the Top Companies in India for Bachelor of Library and Information Science:

Some of the top private and government organisations pay very good salary for BLIS graduates. Some of those top organisations are mentioned below:

Sl.No Name Of the Organisation Average Salary per annum
1 Navodaya Vidyalaya INR 2.8 L to 6.0 L
2 Tech Data INR 2.2L to 2.6L
3 Army Welfare Education Society INR 2.9L to 3.2L
4 Government of Uttar Pradesh INR 3.5 to 3.9L
5 Dr Pillai Global Academy INR 2.5L to 2.8L
6 GEMS Cambridge International School INR 3.0L to 3.5L

Average Salary based on Job Position for BLIS Course:

Salary varies with various job roles and some fields have various job types and work roles. BLIS course has various job roles. Some of them are mentioned below along with their experience:

Sl.No Job Type Average Salary per annum
1 Reference Services INR 2.65 LPA
2 Collection Development  INR 3.25 LPA
3 Online Research  INR 3 LPA
4 Cataloguing INR 2.75 LPA
5 Customer Service INR 2.4 LPA

Source: Payscale

Key Stats for BLIS Course:

Key stats such as the gender-ratio at workplace and pay according to experience for BLIS course is mentioned below:

Source: Payscale

Source: Payscale

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