JU (Jadavpur University) Kolkata B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc Admissions 2018

Last Updated - February 17 2018

JU (Jadavpur University) Kolkata B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc Admissions 2018

Jadavpur University provides Library Science courses for B.L.I.Sc., M.L.I.Sc. and M.L.I.Sc. Digital Library. The bachelor’s course and M.L.I.Sc. will be for a period of 1 year and the M.L.I.Sc. DL course will be for a period of 2 years. The Application forms will be made available by the University to be filled online on its website from April 4, 2017.

The last date for the submission of all the Application Forms is April 20, 2017, with another day allowed for submission of Application fees.

The courses are provideed by the Department of Library and Information Sciences, Faculty of Arts of Jadavpur University. The seat availability is 60, 16 and 15 respectively for the courses.

The admission to B.L.I.Sc. The course is based on academic merit as well as work experience and certificate courses, if eligible. The eligibility criteria involve an at least of Bachelor’s degree with additional criteria depending on the aspirant’s qualifications. Whereas, the admission to both M.L.I.Sc. and M.L.I.Sc. DL is based equally on marks scored on the qualifying exam and the Admission Test.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    04th Apr 2018 - 20th Apr 2018


Important Dates for JU (Jadavpur University) Kolkata B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc Admissions 2018

Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc], Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] (Digital Library) & Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib]
STATUSEVENTDATE
Application forms available from04th Apr 2018
Last Date Of Form Submission20th Apr, 2018

Eligibility for JU (Jadavpur University) Kolkata B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc Admissions 2018

Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib]

There are various criteria for aspirants with various background:

  • For Other Aspirants: You should have an Honours and/or Master's Degree in any subject or equivalent degree with a at least of 50% marks in any level (no marks barrier for SC/ST/PD aspirants) from any recognised institution, with a at least of 45% marks in the Higher Secondary or equivalent examination.
  • For Aspirants with Certificate in Library & Information Science: You should have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject with also a Certificate in Library and Information Science with at least 60% marks (45% for SC/ST and 55% for PD aspirants) from any recognised institution.
  • For Deputed Aspirants: You should have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject with minimum one year of experience, as on the last date for submission of your application, as a whole-time salaried employee in a recognised library or information centre.

For all Aspirants: All participants must have finished results of Bachelor's and/or Master’s Degree course or equivalent degree from any University/Institute recognised by the UGC and finished result in Certificate in Library & Information Science at the time of application.

Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] & Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] (Digital Library)

Eligibility:

  • For Other Aspirants: You should have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject with BLIS degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution with an at least of 55% marks in BLIS (41% for SC/ST and 50% for PD).
  • For Deputed Aspirants: You should have a Bachelor's Degree in any subject with BLIS degree or its equivalent from a recognised institution with an at least of 3 years of experience (as on the date for submission of application) after passing BLIS as a whole-time salaried staff member in a recognised library or information centre.

All participants must have finished results of Bachelor's and BLIS Degree course or equivalent degree from any University/Institute recognised by the UGC at the time of application.


How To Apply for JU (Jadavpur University) Kolkata B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc Admissions 2018

Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib], Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] & Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] (Digital Library)

The application procedure is online beginning from April 4, 2017. The form can be accessed on the University website.

The entire Application procedure includes primarily of two steps.

First, you must log in and enter your individual and educational information here. Your application procedure is now clear.

Now to confirm that you have entered your data correctly, click the “Preview” button on the bottom left position of the window. If you do not seek to register right away, then click on the "Cancel" button to return to the HOME page.

Once you have saved your Application, you will get a unique number (Application No.) and your score on the basis of your academic result. Please note down the Application No, you will require this No. Now you required to go to any discipline of the State Bank of India and pay the Application fee of INR 125 using the challan. to login to this system in future. You should then submit your Application. Now you have to log in to the system using your Application No. and in the Acknowledgement page upload your fees deposition details by clicking Insert Fess Details.

The Second step will involve the Acknowledgement page where you can print your bank challan in either pdf or HTML version. Then click on the "Save" button. If you are not sure about the meaning of any box, place the cursor over that box, and a Tool Tip box will appear.


Admission Procedure of JU (Jadavpur University) Kolkata B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc Admissions 2018

Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib]

For B.L.I.Sc.: You will be selected on the basis of academic merit, including certificate course and work experience, if eligible. The following score will be given depending on the percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying examination:

Selection Parameter40%-50%50%-60%60%-70%Above 70%
Higher Secondary or equivalent2346
BA / B.Sc. / B.Com. (Pass Work)2346
BA / B.Sc. / B.Com. (Honours Course)8101214
MA/ M.Sc. / M.Com.2468
Certificate in LIS1567

Experience: You will get 1 mark for every two years of service finished subject to a maximum 5 marks.

Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] & Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] (Digital Library)

Selection of aspirants in the respective categories will be made in order of merit ascertained on the basis of 50% weightage on the marks secured in the BLIS examination and 50% weightage on the marks secured in the Written Admission Test.

Fees Structure of Jadavpur University


Reservation of JU (Jadavpur University) Kolkata B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc Admissions 2018

The reservation criteria will apply only to those aspirants domiciled in the state of West Bengal. It will be based on the policy followed by the state government rules.

Persons with 40% or more disability will only be considered for admission under PD category under PWD. Participants under PD category will have to appear before an expert committee to be constituted by the University.


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