MLIS Course Details

Degree Masters
Full Form Master of Library and Information Science
Duration Course Duration of Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] is 1 Years.
Age 20-22
Minimum Percentage 50%
Subjects Required Subjects corresponding to post-graduation.
Average Fees Incurred INR 4900 - 45,000 per annum
Similar Options of Study B.Lib.I.Sc, MLIS, D.Lib etc
Average Salary Offered INR 3.06 L per annum
Employment Roles Librarian, Library Assistant, Assistant Librarian, Technical Writer, Personnel Assistant etc.
Placement Opportunities School Libraries, College Libraries, Public and Private Libraries.

About Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]:

  • M.Lib.I.Sc. or Master of Library and Information Science is a professional postgraduate degree level course that covers the study of principles and practices of Library Science and Library Administration along with the current technologies applied to these processes.

  • Below mentioned are some of the top M.Lib.I.Sc colleges:

    • Gurukul Institute of Management and Technology, [GIOMAT] New Delhi 

    • Tamil University Distance Education

    • Mizoram University, Aizawl

    • University of Calicut, [UC] Calicut

  • Also termed as MLIS it mainly includes the study of collection management, information systems and technology, research methods, cataloguing and classification, preservation, reference, statistics, database management, information architecture and knowledge management, etc. 

  • The applicants have to complete his/her Bachelor's Degree in the same course to fit the eligibility criteria for M.Lib
  • Though most of the institutes offer it as a 1-year course but the University of Calcutta offers it as 2-year the course of study.

  • As far the minimum and maximum time are concerned it may fluctuate from place to place depending on the various institutes, similarly, the syllabus may not be all too similar.

What is Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]?

What is Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.i.Sc]?

  • It's a one-year course which educates an individual regarding the dynamics and works ethics of the Library and uses of  Information Science on the same.

  • Below mentioned are some of the M.Lib subjects and syllabus which are enforced in the course :

    • Library and Society

    • Historical overview of library development

    • Library co-operation, resource sharing, library networking.

  • Eligibility criteria for the course is to be graduate with the credential of Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc].

  • Working in some of the elite places like governmental embassies across the globe and operate to some of the finest professionals of the same will be some of the factors that will attract an individual to opt for the same course.

Why Choose Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]?

Why Choose Master of Library and Information Science[M.Lib.i.Sc]?

  • This course allows the candidate pursue further studies like M.Phil and Ph.D in library science which enables one to be eligible enough to pursue a career in the education field.

  • Below mentioned are some of the M.Lib.I.Sc employment areas:
    • Deputy Librarian

    • Electronic Resources Librarian

    • Information Architect

    • Integrated Library System Application Specialist

    • Junior Librarian/Assistant Librarian

    • Junior Information Analyst

  • Working as Librarian in some of the finest Libraries like British Library, London; Library of Parliament and other global and Historic book palaces are some of the work opportunities one can be offered post-graduation.

  • Individuals can also choose to be a Writer or Author, which will definitely add some artistic value in the comprehension of their experience.

Top Colleges for Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]:

Sl. No.

Name of the College

1

Gurukul Institute of Management and Technology, [GIOMAT] New Delhi 

2

 Tamil University Distance Education

3

 Mizoram University, Aizawl

4

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad 

5

University College of Science, [UCS] Tumkur 

6

 University of Calicut, [UC] Calicut

7

Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, [TMV] Pune 

8

Madurai Kamaraj University: Directorate of Distance Education, [MKU-DEE] Madurai

9

Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, [JNCA] Bangalore

10

Maharshi Dayanand University, [MDU] Rohtak

Eligibility Criteria for Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]:

 Eligibility for Master of Library and Information Science[M.Lib.i.Sc]

  • The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing a Master of Library Science degree is having graduation in the Bachelors of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc] with a minimum of 50% overall.

  • Some of the very reputed colleges and institutes demand a minimum of 50% marks in (10+2) Secondary and Higher Secondary as qualifying criteria to secure admission to this degree course.

Admissions Procedure for Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]:

Admissions Procedure for Master of Library and Information Science[M.Lib.i.Sc]

  • Most of the colleges provide direct admission to the students who have successfully completed their bachelor's in the same with marks of 50%.

  • There are colleges which take personal interviews and group discussion as the basis of admission.

  • Some colleges/universities conduct entrance exam for the same.

  • Candidates can apply to the respective colleges through online or offline mode, the details are provided on the college/university website to do so.


Entrance Exams for Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]

  • Mangalore University M.Lib.Sc Entrance exam

  • Osmania University M.Lib.Sc Entrance exam

  • Panjab University M.Lib.Sc Entrance exam

  • Pondicherry University M.Lib.Sc Entrance exam

  • Shivaji University M.Lib.Sc Entrance exam

See Various Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] Colleges in India

Fee Structure of Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] in India

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Fee Structure by State for Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]

All Over India

Public Colleges
₹ 2,900 (Minimum Fee) (Maximum Fee) ₹ 1 Lakh
 
₹ 12,280 (Average Fee)
Private Colleges
₹ 1,240 (Minimum Fee) (Maximum Fee) ₹ 15.80 Lakh
 
₹ 19,000 (Average Fee)

Andhra Pradesh

Public Colleges
₹ 6,315 ₹ 16,030
 
₹ 8,400

Arunachal Pradesh

Private Colleges
₹ 15,000 ₹ 16,500
 
₹ 16,500

Bihar

Public Colleges
₹ 7,200 ₹ 12,000
 
₹ 10,000

Haryana

Public Colleges
₹ 10,000 ₹ 14,898
 
₹ 10,226

Karnataka

Public Colleges
₹ 16,640 ₹ 70,960
 
₹ 19,000
Private Colleges
₹ 19,000 ₹ 80,000
 
₹ 45,000

Madhya Pradesh

Public Colleges
₹ 3,876 ₹ 52,500
 
₹ 10,000

Maharashtra

Public Colleges
₹ 4,830 ₹ 50,000
 
₹ 12,942
Private Colleges
₹ 10,000 ₹ 90,500
 
₹ 29,180

Punjab

Private Colleges
₹ 1,240 ₹ 59,000
 
₹ 18,000

Rajasthan

Public Colleges
₹ 6,160 ₹ 20,000
 
₹ 10,000
Private Colleges
₹ 7,000 ₹ 52,000
 
₹ 20,000

Tamil Nadu

Public Colleges
₹ 7,780 ₹ 75,700
 
₹ 9,000

Telangana

Public Colleges
₹ 7,200 ₹ 24,720
 
₹ 11,500

Uttar Pradesh

Public Colleges
₹ 8,990 ₹ 1 Lakh
 
₹ 15,000
Private Colleges
₹ 15,000 ₹ 60,000
 
₹ 18,750

West Bengal

Public Colleges
₹ 2,900 ₹ 12,010
 
₹ 4,940

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