• Establishment Year

    Old

    1966

    age > 50 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Library

Faculty

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Department of Library & Information Science, University of Gauhati.

More about Department of Library & Information Science, University of Gauhati

Department of Library & Information Science is established under University of Gauhati. Libraries are the backbone of any developed society. It is said that "the nation who reads, the nation that leads". This statement is true for the development of any society. So in this regard the department tries to make the society educated formally and informally through the classroom method by training young professionals and also help in the continuing education as well as adult education programme. The main objectives of the department is to acquaint students with the principles of modern management of Library and Information centres and provide training in methods and techniques of research and their application to the problems in Library and Information Science and preparing one for further research.

Courses Offered at Department of Library & Information Science, University of Gauhati

Department offers under graduate, post graduate and research programme in specialization of Library & Information Science.

3 Courses

UG Courses (1)

Bachelor of Library and Information Science
Affiliated to Gauhati University
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    12 months

Course details

Department is offering Bachelor of Library and Information Science. It is a one year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

The candidate should have passed 10 +2 from any recognized board.

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PG Courses (1)

Master of Library and Information Sciences
Affiliated to Gauhati University
Accrediated by UGC
  • course delivery

    Full-Time
  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
A candidate seeking admission to the course must posses the Bachelor's degree in any discipline of the Gauhati Unibversity or from any other university recognised by the Gauhati University provided that such a candidate obtained a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in Major subjects or 50% marks in aggregate in general course. In addition to the above minimum requirement, the students are required to appear in an Admission Test to be conducted by the department and must have obtained a minimum 50% marks in the test.

Course details

The department offers Master of Library and Information Sciences. It is a two years degree programme. NA

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science
Affiliated to Gauhati University
Accrediated by UGC
  • course delivery

    Full-Time
  • Duration

    36 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
A candidate seeking admission to the Ph.D. programme must posses the MLISc Degree of the Gauhati University or from any other university recognised by the Gauhati University provided that such a candidate obtained a minimum of 55% marks.

Course details

Department offers Doctor of Philosophy course in Library and Information Science. It is a three to five years duration research programme. NA

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Available College Facilities

The university's department infrastructure is modern with all well equipped facilities.

Library
The department has seminar library with 1285 number of books.

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