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 10, 2017 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 30, 2017. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands cancelled.

Description

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

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

22

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

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

LIS 15

Elective-1* LIS-15.1: Community Information Systems LIS-15.2: Social Science Information Systems and Management LIS-15.3: Multi-Lingual Information Systems

4

IV

LIS 16

Knowledge Management Systems

2

LIS 17

Semantic Web Technologies

2

LIS 18

Evaluation of Library & Information Services

2

LIS 19

Elective-2* LIS-19.1: Information Analysis, Repackaging and Consolidation LIS-19.2 School Library and Information System and ICT

 

LIS 20

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
1 Tuition 12000 12000 12000 12000
2 Examination 800 800 800 800
3 Computer Charges 1000 1000 1000 1000
4 Convocation Charges 0 0 0 2000
5 ID Card 300 0 0 0
6 Medical Insurance Premium Charges 1500 0 1500 0
7 Lab Charges 3000 3000 3000 3000
8 Students' Union 500 500 500 500
9 Dev. Fund / Prog. Fund 8000 8000 0 0
10 Medical Examination Fee 100 0 0 0
11 Caution Deposits ( Refundable at the time of leaving the programme on submission of No Dues Certificate) 10000 0 0 0
1. Total Fees for Non-Hostellers 37200 25300 18800 19300
12 Hostel & Electricity Charges Rs.10000 & Rs.5000 15000 15000 15000 15000
13 Dining Hall Charges (Advance) 16000 16000 16000 16000
2. Total Fees for Hostellers 68200 56300 49800 50300

 

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