Ignou Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences

Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences (BLIS) (Revised)

The programme comprises of 9 courses of which five courses (BLI 224, BLIE225, BLIE 227, BLIE 228 and BLIE 229) are
having practical component and four courses (BLI 221, BLI 222, BLI 223 and BLI 226) are theory based courses. The
programme is currently being offered in English medium only. However, the students can write their assignments and
term-end examination in Hindi medium also.

Eligibility: i) Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks and 45% for General and for the SC/ST/OBC/PH category
respectively. OR
ii) Bachelor’s Degree with Diploma (one year) in Library Science OR
iii) Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of working experience in Library and Information Centre

Medium of Instruction: English. Students can write assignments and TEE in Hindi language also.

Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 4 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs. 7,200/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
BLI 221 Library, Information and Society 4
BLI 222 Information Sources and Services 4
BLI 223 Organising and Managing Information 4
BLI 224 ICT Fundamentals 4
BLI 225 Communication Skills 4
BLIE 226 Management of Library and Information Centre 4
BLIE 227 Document Processing Practice 4
BLIE 228 Information Products and Services 4
BLIE 229 ICT in Libraries 4
Total Credits 36


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