M.A. Admissions

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Location: Mumbai

Centre: Centre for Library and Information Management


Intake: 15

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

Compulsory Foundation Course

2

Elective Foundation Course

2

Disciplinary Core Courses (8)

24

Open Elective

2

Internship

6

Second

Disciplinary Core Courses (7)

18

Disciplinary Elective

4

Dissertation / Research Project

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 15

Knowledge Management Systems

2

LIS 16

Semantic Web Technologies

2

LIS 17

Evaluation of Library & Information Services

2

LIS 18

Disciplinary Elective (Any One):*

LIS-18.1: Information Analysis, Repackaging and Consolidation

LIS-18.2 School Library and Information System and ICT

4

LIS 19

Dissertation

8

Note: The semester-wise listing of courses is provisional, and may undergo some changes.

Fee Structure:

 

Components Master of Library and Information Science
Semester
I II III IV
FEE Tuition Fee 12,000 12,000 12,000 12,000
Examination Fee 800 800 800 800
Medical Examination Fee 100 0 0 0
CHARGES Field Work Charges 0 0 0 0
Computer Charges 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
Convocation Charges 0 0 0 2,000
ID Card Charges 300 0 0 0
FUNDS Students' Competency Fund 0 0 0 0
Internship Fund 0 0 0 0
Lab/Studio Fund 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000
Development Fund 8,000 8,000 0 0
Students' Union Fund 500 500 500 500
Medical Insurance Fund 1,500 0 1,500 0
DEPOSITS Caution Deposit (Refundable at the time of exit from programme on submission of No Dues Certificate) 10,000 0 0 0
  Total Course Fee 37,200 25,300 18,800 19,300
  Hostel and Dining Hall Charges:      
OTHER
CHARGES
Dining Hall (Advance) Charges 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000
Hostel & Electricity Charges 15,000 15,000 15,000 15,000
  Total Charges 31,000 31,000 31,000 31,000
*Details under School        
Institute reserves the right to revise the Fee Structure of programmes if necessary.
Some Schools will organise Practicum / Study tour / Rural field work / Urban field work/Winter Institute, expenses for these are not shown in the above table. These expenses will have to be met by the students themselves at the time of the activity.

 

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

 

 

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