M.A. Admissions

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Location: Mumbai

Centre: Centre for Library and Information Management


Intake: 15

Eligibility

a) Programme require completion of Bachelor's Degree of minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent ( under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognised university, in any discipline.

b) At the time of applying candidates studying in 3 year degree progremme should have passed in all the subjects for the 1st to 4th semesters and candidates studying in 4 year degree progrmmes should have passed in all the subjects for 1st to 6th semester.

c) Only those Candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor's Degree examinations by Saturday, June 2, 2018 are eligible to apply to all the programme.

Till the time the candidate submit results of the final year degree examination, admission to any of the Master's Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional. The results of the final examination have to be submitted before September 29, 2018. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands cancelled.

Description

 

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The Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) programme comprises of 16 core courses, 1 internship programme, 1 elective, a dissertation and 4 CBCS courses for 70 credits in four semesters. The core courses provide common and essential inputs covering Library and Information Science. Building on these fundamentals, students undertake a dissertation in an area of interest. The course programme lays emphasis on practical aspects of library and information science and is multidisciplinary, drawing expertise from all the schools/centres of TISS and other related institutions in India.

Distribution of Credit Hours:

Year

Details

Credits

First

Courses

26

Internship

6

Second

Courses

18

Dissertation/ Research Project

8

Electives

8

Total Credits

66

Semesterwise Courses:

Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

I

LIS 01

Knowledge Society (Compulsory Foundation)

2

LIS 02

Knowledge Organisation I: Classification & Ontology (Theory and Practice)

4

LIS 03

Knowledge Organisation II: Cataloging and Metadata (Theory & Practice)

4

LIS 04

Information Sources, Systems and Services

2

LIS 05

Information Communication Technology and Libraries (Theory and Practice)

4

II

LIS 06

Management of Libraries and Information Centres

2

LIS 07

Information Storage and Retrieval (Theory & Practice)

4

LIS 08

Elements of Programming and Data Structures

2

LIS 09

Research Methodology and Quantitative Techniques

2

LIS 10

Internship in a Recognised Library/Information Centre

6

 

Open Elective

2

 

Elective Foundation

            2

III

LIS 11

Web Technologies and Web-based Information Services (Theory and Practice)

4

LIS 12

Informetrics and Scientometrics

2

LIS 13

Digital Libraries (Theory and Practice)

4

LIS 14

Knowledge Discovery and Data Management

2

IV

LIS 16

Knowledge Management Systems

2

LIS 17

Semantic Web Technologies

2

LIS 17

Evaluation of Library & Information Services

2

LIS 18

Disciplinary Elective *

LIS-18.1 Information Analysis ,Repackaging and Consolidation

LIS-18.2 School Library and Information System and ICT

4

LIS 19

Dissertation

8

. One of the courses has to be chosen by a student as electives.

Fee Structure:

 

Components MLIS
Fees Sem I Sem II
Sem III Sem IV
FEE Tuition Fee 12000 12000 12000 12000
Examination Fee 800 800 800 800
Medical Examination Fee 100 0 0 0
CHARGES



Field Work Charges 0 0 0 0
Computer Charges 1000 1000 1000 1000
Convocation Charges 0 0 0 2000
ID Card Charges 300 0 0 0
FUNDS Students' Competency Fund 0 0 0  
Internship Fund 0 0 0 0
Lab Charges / Studio Fund 3000 3000 3000 3000
Dev. Fund / Prog. Fund 8000 8000 0 0
Students' Union Fund 500 500 500 500
Medical Insurance Fund 1500 0 1500 0
DEPOSITS & ADVANCES A)  Caution Deposits (Refundable at the time of exit from programme on submission of No Dues Certificate) 10000 0 0 0
B)  *Practicum / Study Tour Charges (Rural Field Work / Urban Field Work) (Refundable) 0 0 0 0
Dining Hall (Advance) Charges 16000 16000 16000 16000
OTHER CHARGES Hostel & Electricity Charges Rs.10000 & Rs.5000 15000 15000 15000 15000
Total Fees for Non-Hostellers 37200 25300 18800 19300
Total Fees for Hostellers 68200 58600 49800 50300
*Details under School        

 

*Institute reserves the rights to revise the Fees Structure of programme if necessary.

 

 

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