Diploma in Library & Information Science through Distance Learning

Students with diploma in Library and Information Science through the distance education mode will be able to find employment as library assistants in schools, colleges, public libraries, universities, cultural organizations, archives and information centers.

Universities that Offer this Course: Given below is the list of the universities that offer correspondence diploma in Library & Information Science:

Name of the University Contact Details
Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University/Kota Open University Rawatbhata RoadKota-324010 (Rajasthan) India

Ph: 2470971

Fax: 2472525

Email: reg@vmou.ac.in

Website: http://www.vmou.ac.in/

Bharathidasan University Palkalaiperur, Tiruchirappall, Tamil Nadu, India.Ph: 91 431 2407092

Email: reg@bdu.ac.in

Website: http://www.bdu.ac.in/

Nalanda Open University 2nd/3rd Floor,Biscomaun Bhawan,

Gandhi Maidan,

Patna 800 001 (BIHAR).

Telephone : 0612-2201013,0612-2206916

Fax : 0612-2201001

E-mail : nalopuni@sancharnet.in

Website : www.nalandaopenuniversity.com

Barkatullah University Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya,Bhopal,

Hoshangabad Road,


Madhya Pradesh (INDIA)

Email: buregistrar@yahoo.co.in

Website: http://www.bubhopal.nic.in/

Kurukshetra University Haryana – 136119, IndiaPh: 01744-238518

Website: http://www.kuk.ac.in/

Punjabi University Patiala – 147002 , IndiaPhone: +91-175-3046240

Email: ucc@pbi.ac.in

Website: http://www.punjabiuniversity.ac.in/

Eligibility for the Course: To apply for the correspondence diploma in Library & Information Science, the applicants have to pass their higher secondary examinations from a recognized board. However, some universities require the applicants to have a work experience of around 5 years in a library. Some institutes also conduct admission tests for the aspirants of this course.

Duration of the Course: Correspondence diploma in Library & Information Science will take 1 year to complete.

Estimated Fees: The estimated fee required for the entire course is INR 2,500 – INR 5,000.

Course Components: The course takes the following topics into account:

  • Library Organization
  • Library Classification
  • Library Cataloguing
  • Physical Bibliography
  • Library Administration

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