Bachelor of Library & Information Science (BLIS)

Duration of the Course

The one year fulltime self-financed course for B. Lib & Info. Sc. shall comprise of two semesters. The first semester shall commence from 1st July, every year. Each semester will be of six months duration.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Candidates who have passed Bachelor’s Degree Examination with note less than 45% marks in aggregate in any faculty of the university UGC recognized university and secured a good percentile in common admission test held by first semester of B. Lib & Info. Sc. Course provided their name appear in the merit list prepared after interview. Reservation rules wouldapply in accordance with the Jharkhand state government rules for admission into professional course.

Course Structure

Semester-I

Subject Code Name of Subject
Paper–1 Library Organization
Paper-2 Physical Bibliography & Book Selection
Paper-3 Library Classification (Theory)
Paper-4 Library Classification (Practical)

Semester-II

Subject Code Name of Subject
Paper-5 Library Management
Paper-6 Information Sc. & Reference Service
Paper-7 Library Cataloguing (Theory)
Paper-8 Library Cataloguing (Practical)
Scheme of Examination

The Examination of each paper shall have two components - written examination at the end of each semester carrying 60 percent marks to be conducted by the university and sessional 40 percent to be evaluated by the Departmental Council. Sessional work shall comprise both the written component and day to day assessment. The written component shall carry 20 percent marks of a paper and day to day assessment 10 percent of a paper. The sessional work shall be evaluated by the Department Council on the basis of candidate performance in various extracurricular activities, general behavior performance at seminar, practical training etc.

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