Preeti Taneja

Could you please enlist the institutes offering courses in library and information science ?

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Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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Libraries offer a variety of services. They classify andcatalogbooks, journals and papers , arrange the books, papers and journals in the proper places where readers may easily approach them. Libraries are of many types; public library, children's libraries, reference libraries, educational libraries in schools , colleges, universities, research institutions and museums and specialized libraries in different organizations such as banks, government offices ,companies law firms , news papers, publishing housesetc

There are various types of courses to make a career in library science. State library associations and polytechnics offer certificate and diploma courses varying in duration from 6 months to two years after class 12.
themost professionalprogramsare the bachelor and master of library andinformationscience.

List of Institutes

Panjab University Chandigarh

Delhi University

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

University of Lucknow

Punjabi University Patiala

SNDT Women's uNiversity Mumbai

University of Mumbai

Kurukshetra UNiversity

Aligarh Muslim UniversityAndhra University

Indira Gandhi National Open University

University of Madrad

Banaras Hindu University

National Institute of Science , Communication and Information Resources, New Delhi

Documentation Research & Training Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore

Career progression in this profession is steady. It is crucial to update skills periodically with an aim to take on more specialized roles and knowledge. Obtaining higher qualification in the same field would assist in making a progress in career.

RE: Could you please enlist the institutes offering courses in library and information science ?

Vivek Kumar
Vivek Kumar
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Dear friend, many thanks for your question, here you have not mentioned your academic qualification, and what you are doing at present. I am happy to answer your question through Mera career guide. Let me tell something about the library and information science course.

In fact the library and information science is an interdisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives and tools of management, information technology, education and other areas of libraries, the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources, and the political economy of the information.

The libraries being the repository of knowledge and information, their importance has increased. A librarian is a custodian of libraries and they organize, maintain and store books, magazine in the libraries. They help people to find information and use it effectively in their personal and professional life.


The universities and institutes which offer the course in library and information science are as;

Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi,

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh

University of Delhi, New Delhi

Mahrishi Dayanand Univesrity, Rohtak, Haryana

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Hatyana

Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Punjab University, Chandigarh,

University of Mumbai

Madurai Kamraaj University, Madurai, Tamilnadu

Annamalai University, Tamilnadu

Bundelkhand Unversity, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

Jiwaji University, Gawalior, Madhya Pradesh

Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Guru Ghasi Das University, Bilaspur, Chattis Garh

Dr. Hari Singh Gaur Sagar Vishwavidhalya, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh

Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Birla Institute of technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Chattisgarh

University of Lucknow, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka

University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar, Gujrat

Awdesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh

Arya Vidya Peeth Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bharatpur, Rajasthan

Banasthali Vidyapeeth, District Tonk, Rajasthan

Amrawati University, Maharshtra

Makhan Lal Chaturvedi National Institute of Journalism, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Manipal University

This course can also be done by distance education, the university offering this course are as;

Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, Delhi

Kota Open University, Kota, Rajasthan

Nalanda Open University, Patna, Bihar

Madhya Pradesh (Bhoj) Open University, Red cross Bhawan, Shivaji Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Karnataka State Open University, Mysore,

Netaji Subhash Open University, Woodburn Park, Kolkatta.

Uttar Pradesh Rajshree Tandon Open University, Mahrashi Dayanand Marg, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

With all my best wishes

Good Luck..

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