Jadavpur Universityoffers Library Science courses of B.L.I.Sc., M.L.I.Sc. and M.L.I.Sc. Digital Library. The bachelor’s course and M.L.I.Sc. will be for a duration of 1 year and the M.L.I.Sc. DL course will be for a duration of 2 year. The Application forms will be made available by the University to be filled online on its website.
The courses are offered by the Department of Library and Information Sciences, Faculty of Arts of Jadavpur University. The seat availability is 60, 16 and 15 respectively for the courses.
The admission to B.L.I.Sc. Course is based on academic merit as well as work experience and certificate courses, if applicable. Whereas, the admission to both M.L.I.Sc. and M.L.I.Sc. DL is based equally on marks scored on qualifying exam and the Admission Test. The eligibility criteria involves a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with additional criteria depending on the candidate’s qualifications. Check Jadavpur University Admission 2019
M.Lib (Digital Library),
The application process is online. The form can be accessed on the Universitywebsite.
Once you have saved your Application, you will get a unique number (Application No.) and your score on the basis of your academic result. Please note down the Application No. for future reference.
The fees can be paid through the SBI gateway portal available on the university’s official website by entering the application number and the date of birth.
For Deputed Candidates: You should have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject with BLIS degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum of 3 years of experience (as on the date for submission of application) after passing BLIS as a whole-time salaried staff member in a recognized library or information centre.
For Other Candidates: You should have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject with BLIS degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution with a minimum of 55% marks in BLIS (41% for SC/ST and 50% for PD/OBC).
All applicants must have completed results of Bachelor's and BLIS Degree course or equivalent degree from any University/Institute recognized by the UGC at the time of application.
The reservation criteria will apply only to those candidates domiciled in the state of West Bengal. It will be based on the policy followed by the state government rules.
Persons with 40% or more disability will only be considered for admission under PD category under PWD. Applicants under PD category will have to appear before an expert committee to be constituted by the University.
Selection will be made on the basis of a Written Admission Test. The Entrance Examination will be of an objective type consisting of 100 MCQs of 100 marks and will be of 1 ½ hours duration. The standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate of any faculty from a recognized University. There will be no negative marking. The paper will include questions from the following fields of knowledge:
|History & Geography||15|
|Indian Polity and Economy and Culture||15|
|Current events of National & International Importance||10|
|General Mental Ability||10|
Selection of candidates in the respective categories will be made in order of merit ascertained on the basis of 50% weightage on the marks secured in the BLIS examination and 50% weightage on the marks secured in the Written Admission Test.
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