Diploma in Library and Information Sciences - DLIS
Duration : Min. Duration 1 Year
Max. Duration 2 Years

Programme Details

Introduction


Library and information science (LIS) is a universal academic, intellectual and industrial field with a large international approach. As per human perspective, LIS includes library and information professionals, the information industry people, students, academics and researchers. The field has a strong background of teaching, education and research development, standards, networks and distribution throughout the globe. Library and Information Science is a profession that is full of people passionate about making a optimistic change in the society. DLIS impart elementary knowledge, understand about different aspects of Library Science, concept of library and librarianship and understand the basic principles and laws of library science.

 

Objectives

 

1. The students will be prepared to take up the challenges of the information society in future.
2. To impart elementary knowledge to students about different aspects of Library Science, thus preparing them for jobs of Semi- professional nature in all types of libraries.

 

Programme Code - 4K2H-S

(English Medium)*
*(Study Material may be made available in English medium.
However, a student has the option of writing the Exam in English/ Hindi/Punjabi language except for
DCAP101 (Basic Computer Skills), DLIS013 (Knowledge Organisation: Classification Practice) and
DLIS015 (Knowledge Organisation: Cataloguing Practice) courses which are to be attempted only in English Language.)

 

Programme Duration

 

Min. Duration 1 Year
Max. Duration 2 Years

Eligibility & Fee

Eligibility

 

10+2 in any stream or equivalent

Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university.

 

*Fee Details

Programme Fee₹ 4500 (per semester)

Examination Fee₹ 1500 (per semester)

Study Material Fee₹ 1000 (per semester)

 

Note:

  • Programme Fee for 1st semester will be payable at the time of admission. Fee for all other semester(s) will be payable as per the schedule prescribed by the university before the start of End Term Exam of corresponding semester/ year.

  • Examination fee will be payable along with the programme fee.

  • If a student wants to take printed Study Material, then he/ she is required to pay the Study Material fee separately at the time of receiving Study Material.

*Exclusive of one time Application Fee of Rs. 500/- to be paid at the time of new admission.

 

Career Prospects

One can find employment opportunities in:

  • Public/Government libraries

  • Universities/colleges/schools and other academic institutions

  • News agencies and organizations

  • Private organizations

  • Foreign embassies

  • Photo/film/radio/television libraries

  • Information centres/documentation centres

  • Companies and organizations with large information handling requirements

  • Museums and galleries, which have reading rooms and research facilities

  • Law library/Special library

 

Some of the relevant designations related to DLIS

  • Junior Librarian

  • Library Attendant

  • Library Assistant

  • Semi-Professional Assistant

  • Cataloguer/Technical Assistant/Records Manager

  • Junior Information Analyst

  • Indexer

Higher studies in reputed universities in India and abroad can be pursued.