School Basic & Applied Sciences

BLIS Program (1 Year)

Program Overview

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Library and Information Science (BLIS) has been started by Shobhit University in response to the demand for large number of trained human resource in the field of library and information activities. Such human resources are required to occupy various positions in libraries, documentation centres and information centres/institutions in the country at various levels.

Librarianship as a profession provides a variety of employment opportunities. Today there are a number of career prospects in Library and Information Science. The qualified professionals are employed in various libraries and information Centers. Trained library professionals can find opportunities for employment both as teacher and as a Librarian. In fact, it is possible to choose the kind of library to suit one’s interest and background. In Librarianship, designations could be Librarian, Documentation Officer, Assistant Librarian, Deputy Librarian, Scientist (Library Science/ Documentation), Library and Information Officer, Knowledge Manager/ Officer, Information Executive, Director/Head of Library Services, Information Officer, and Information Analyst.

The objective is to train library professionals to manage the libraries using Library Management techniques. After learning the fundamentals, for the application of Library and information system and activities, students will learn best practices/techniques of Library and Information Science.

Programme Outcome

Upon successful completion of the programme the graduate would be able to:

  • Understand about libraries and librarianship.
  • Get acquainted with various standards and tools being used in processing, managing and retrieving information resources.
  • Manage information traditionally as well as in modern ways.

Objectives of the Course

After studying this course the student will be able to:

  • To impart the students a thorough understanding of patterns of knowledge development and its organization.
  • To train the students in the advanced skills of information/ knowledge, gathering, processing, organization and retrieval.
  • To educate the students with various standardized tools of library classification and cataloguing.

Eligibility Criteria

Admission to BLIS Program is open to candidates who have passed graduation degree with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university.
Admission based on Academic Merit.

Fee Structure

  • Tuition Fees: 20,000/- (p.a.)
  • University Charges: 10,000/- (p.a.)
  • Refundable Security: 5,000/-

Course Syllabus

S.No.

Course Title

Course Code

1.

Library Information and Society

BLS-101

2.

Library Classification

BLS-102

3.

Library classification (Practice)

BLS-103

4.

Basics of Information Technology In BLIS

BLS-104

5.

Basics of Information Technology In BLIS (Practical)

BLS-151

6.

Project Work: Literature and Field Survey

BLS-171

S.No.

Course Title

Course Code

1.

Management of Library and Information Centres

BLS-201

2.

Information Sources and Services

BLS-202

3.

Library Cataloguing

BLS-203

4.

Library Cataloguing (Practice)

BLS-204

5.

Internship Programme and Viva-Voce

BLS-261

Career Opportunitie you can choose after the course

Librarianship as a profession provides a variety of employment opportunities. Today there are a number of career prospects in Library and Information Science. The qualified professionals are employed in various libraries and information Centers. Trained library professionals can find opportunities for employment both as teacher and as a Librarian.

  • In School, College, Universities.
  • In Central Government Libraries.
  • In the training centers of banks.
  • In National Museum and Archives.
  • In NGOs working in different areas.
  • In R&D Centre like ICAR, CSIR, DRDO, ICSSR, ICHR, ICMR, ICFRE, etc.

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