Master of Library and Information Science program is designed to enhance thorough understanding of the students about libraries and librarianship. It also makes students ready to take up existing as well as upcoming information challenges.
This one year job oriented professional P.G. degree program provides an insight into various aspects of Library and Information Science with special emphasis on applications of information technology. It aims at developing the professional competencies of the M. Lib. & Info. Sc. graduates by enhancing their knowledge associated with different areas of Library and Information Science field. For the purpose of preparing our students for the Job market we also provide in-house training in the CSAIST Library to explore their bookish knowledge from time to time. This practical knowledge helps the students to get the clear understanding of the work done in the real world of Library making them confident enough to face the on job challenges.
At CSAIST, learning activities are characterized by active engagement, inquiry, problem solving and collaboration with others. The teacher acts as a guide, a facilitator and also co-explorer. They encourage learners to question, challenge and formulate their ideas, opinions and conclusions. The pedagogy used is Classroom Lectures, Problem Based Learning, Case Studies, Peer Tutorials, E-Learning, Flipped Classrooms, Experiential Learning, Video Presentation, Special Lecture / Guest Speak, Study tour, Project work, etc.
We use technology based learning platforms, social media, internet and interactive Learning Management Systems to deliver our programs.
The intake in M.Lib. & I.Sc. / MLIS program is 60 seats.
The course duration of M.Lib. & I.Sc. / MLIS program is 1 year.
Candidates seeking admission in M.Lib. & I.Sc. / MLIS must have done B.Lib. & I.Sc. / BLIS with II division from any recognized University / Institution.
At present, Library and Information Science Professionals are highly demanded in both government and private sectors. “Library Act” has been also passed in many states in India including Uttar Pradesh making the library an important part of Society for providing reliable information. Most of people know only about the post of “LIBRARIAN” available in a Library. But the fact is that, a Library and Information Science Professional can apply for posts with different Job Titles / Posts’ name for doing variety of job in a Library and Information Science Center of different types of Institutions.
A Library and Information Science Professional can apply for posts like Librarian/ Chief Librarian, Information Manger, Deputy Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Law Librarian, Senior Information Officer (Library), Scientific Officer-C (Library), Senior Information Analyst, Information Scientists, Library Professional Assistant, Library and Information Analyst, Information Resource Center Officer, Archivist, Library and Information Assistant, Documentation Officer, Junior Library and Information Assistant, Semi-Professional Assistant (Library), Technician – B (Library), Library Assistant, Records Manager
Besides working in a Library, a person with a M.Lib. & I.Sc. / MLIS degree can apply for UGC / CBSE NET (National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellowship – JRF & Eligibility for Assistant Professor) and for Doctoral studies (Ph.D.) in Library & Information Science and can also work for teaching position in any University / Institution offering Library & Information Science programs.
The main highlight of the program is that we create efficient, progressive and meticulous library professionals who will meet the expectations of the employer in this fast changing environment of information and technology.
This program offers the students a thorough understanding and training about the librarianship in traditional libraries as well as in highly modern libraries.
We train the students in information analysis, repacking and marketing of information products.
Medium of teaching not a barrier for vernacular students, as lectures and notes are provided in both English & Hindi.
Faculties mentoring to weaker students through special remedial lectures/tutorials.
To give adequate practical knowledge of different techniques adopted by different types of libraries, an educational tour for visiting important libraries of India is arranged.
The course fee of in M. Lib. & I. Sc. / MLIS program is ₹ 20050/- annually.
Admissions to all seats are made directly by the college on the basis of merit of graduation. Registration can be done on our website or by a visit in our campus after graduation. For any information please feel free to contact the below mentioned help line numbers :
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