Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Undergraduate

 

Bachelor of Library and Information Science is a one-year degree which is awarded to the students who excel in the library Science. The main aim of B.Lib.I.Sc. is to train aspirants with the essential skills required for the respective field. As these days the demand for the experts in this field is growing day by day. The course is opted by book lovers who want to grow in their career with a professional course. A candidate who wishes to pursue this course must have good organizational and reference skills, methodical approach and ability to understand readers.

 

The duration of this course is 1 year.

 

Eligibility: 10+2+3 or Equivalent (Graduation)

 

We accept twenty students in every academic year, in accordance with the following:

  • Students belonging to Muslim Minority category: 50% seats

  • General candidates: 50% seats

 

 

Admission and Registration fee: Rs. 10,000/-

Tuition fee: Rs. 50,000/-

 

  • The admission & registration fees for this course during the time of admission shall be applicable as mentioned above and will be charged only once.

  • The annual tuition fee (as mentioned above) is charged for the subsequent academic years payable annually. The selected and admitted students shall be required to deposit the annual tuition fee through Bank Draft each year before the end of the month of June failing which they shall be charged a fine of Rs. 500/- per day from 1st July onwards till date of payment. The students shall clear all of their dues before university examination failing which he/she shall not be allowed to appear at the university examination. 

  • Those who want to take admission have to submit the undertaking that they will be liable to pay the fees of full course in case of cancellation of admission. Cancellation of admission is permissible as per para 05 of the Ordinance no 003. of the university.

  • At the time of the admission, while paying the tuition fee for 1st year through Bank Draft, the candidate may also have to furnish Bank Guarantee/Bond for the payment of tuition fee for the remaining period of the course.

  • Student Amenities Fees, Examination Fees etc. will be charged additionally. 

 

Admission & Selection Procedure for Session 2020-21

  1. The minimum qualification for admission into various diploma, graduation, and post-graduation courses at Al-Karim University has been prescribed in the university prospectus which has also been mentioned on the university website. Candidates are advised to refer to the prospectus or the university website to confirm their eligibility for the desired course.

  2. The candidates may apply online through the university website; or offline by obtaining the form and submitting it at university building located on the university campus. 

  3. The cost of the form is Rs. 1500. 

  4. The last date for submission of online or offline application form for the session 2020-21 is 25 November, 2020, and thus submission of form after the last date will not be entertained.

  5. In one form, candidates may give preference for two courses that they wish to apply for. If they wish to apply for more than two courses, they may submit an additional application online or offline for which they shall have to pay Rs. 1500 per additional form.

  6. University will conduct an entrance test for all the applicants of various courses.

  7. The information about the date of entrance test and other details will be announced on 28 November, 2020.

  8. Only those candidates who have submitted the application form, paid the application fee and fulfill the eligible criteria will be eligible to sit for the entrance test.

  9. The course wise merit list of selected students based upon their performance in the entrance test will be declared on the university website.

  10. The date of admission and counselling for final selected candidates for various courses will be declared along with the first merit list.

  11. Based upon the seat vacancy, the admission office will declare additional merit list after the admission process of all the students in the first merit list is over.

  12. Admission offered to the successful applicants will be provisional in nature and will be based upon them fulfilling all the criteria, and payment of fees for the course.

  13. Reservation policy: 50% of all the seats in each course are reserved for candidates belonging to Muslim minority category. And 50% of the seats are reserved for General candidates.

  14. In case any successful applicant wants to cancel his/her admission after taking admission, then the cancellation process of admission will be governed as per the university rules and regulations.

 

One copy of each of the following documents is required to apply:

1. Applicant’s passport size photo in colour.

2. Applicant’s government issued ID (any one of the following): 

  • Aadhaar

  • Driving license

  • Passport

  • PAN 

  • Any other government issued ID card containing the applicant’s name, photo and date of birth

3. Applicant’s government issued permanent address proof (any one of the following): 

  • Aadhaar

  • Driving License

  • Passport

  • Electricity bill (in the name of father, mother or applicant)

  • Water bill (in the name of father, mother or applicant) 

  • Any other government issued permanent address proof in the name of father, mother or applicant

4. Applicant's latest mark sheet for each course pursuing or completed till date.

5. Father's or Mother's or Local Guardian's PAN card.

6. If the applicant wishes to provide any other information, s/he may write it on a sheet of paper and attach it with her/his documents.

 

A Librarian can be found in various places like Universities & Colleges, Court Houses, Public Schools, Law Offices, Museums, Local Library, etc. Being passionate about books and learning is a must need for a librarian.

In this field you can avail many career opportunities. You could switch to a senior job as a manager. You may take the responsibility of a specialist service or collection. You can go for a wide range of career prospects within library organizations. It is possible to plan your career effectively from starting point to top level management, depending on your interests and background.

Prospective positions:

  • Archivist

  • Cataloguer

  • Assistant Librarian

  • Deputy Librarian

  • Chief Librarian

  • Library Director

  • Library Consultant

  • Indexer