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Bachelor On Campus

Library and Information Sciences

Panjab University

12 months
Duration
228 USD/year
228 USD/year
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About

Panjab University, realizing the need of trained library personnel, instituted a training course in librarianship at Lahore before the partition of India. A Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Science was instituted by the University at its Chandigarh Campus in 1960. The Library and Information Sciences programme is offered at the Panjab University.

Overview

Key facts:

  • It was redesignated as Bachelor of Library Science from the academic session 1968-69 and as Bachelor of Library & Information Science (1 Year Course) from the academic session 1988-89. The University instituted the Master of Library Science (1 Year Course) from the academic session 1970-71, which was re-designated as Master of Library & Information Science from the academic session 1988-89. Keeping in view the recommendations of the Curriculum Development Committee of the U.G.C., a Two-Year Integrated Course leading to Masters of Library & Information Science was started with effect from the academic session 2003-04. The Library and Information Sciences programme is offered at the Panjab University.
  • From the Academic Session 2016-17, the Department has reverted back to offering Bachelor of Library & Information Sciences (1 Year Course) and Master of Library & Information Sciences (1 Year course). Ph.D. in Library Science was introduced from the academic session 1972-73, which was also redesignated as Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from the academic session 1988-89.
  • The Department offers Bachelor's and Master's in Library & Information Science along with Ph.D. programme. The programmes are based on the practices and underlying theories of information acquisition, organization, dissemination and utilization. On completion of the courses, the students demonstrate the values, attitudes, and behaviours associated with the roles and responsibilities of information and library professionals in accordance with the market oriented employment.

Programme Structure

  • The mission is not simply to ensure that each student gains adequate employment, but to prepare graduates to assume responsible positions in libraries and information centers. Faculty is expected, through their instructional, research, and service activities, to contribute tangibly to the development of the knowledge base that makes Library and Information Science a discipline as well as a profession. Our, mission is in line with the mission of the university and aim to make it a better place for teaching and learning.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Wherever for admission, Bachelor’s Degree is the minimum requirement, it shall mean the first degree obtained under 10+2+3 scheme. The first degree obtained under the old scheme (14-year course) till April, 1995 will be treated at par with the first degree under 10+2+3 scheme for the purpose of admission to these courses.
  • Every candidate must apply for the Reserved / Additional Category(ies) to which he/she belongs to in the Admission Form. All candidates will be considered in the General Category irrespective of the fact that they have claimed for admission under Reserved/ Additional Categories. No candidate shall be considered for admission against any Reserved Category (ies) for which he/she has not applied. (As per Important dates at Page No. 21-22).
  • All information relating to admission shall be uploaded on the Online Notice Board of the concerned department as well as on the Physical Notice Board.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    228 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 228 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    228 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 228 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Rs. 16855

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