Integrated Masters Degree in Library and Information Science M.Lib.I.Sc Program

About the Program

This Program is meant to impart high skills and training necessary for human resources for effective organization and management of libraries and providing varieties of library and information services in the IT environment.

Duration Program-Icon

Minimum: 2 year (4 semesters)

Eligibility Program-Icon

  • Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category).

Program Structure

The M.Lib.I.Sc. Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. The University follows a Credit-based semester system of teaching-learning and evaluation, and the total Credit points are 80.

Career Prospects

There are a number of career prospects in Library and Information Science. Students after completing B.Lib.I.Sc. and M.Lib.I.Sc. programs may get jobs in various libraries and information Centers. Trained library professionals can find opportunities for employment both as Teacher and as a Library Staff in the form of Librarian, Documentation Officer, Deputy Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Scientist (Library Science/ Documentation), Library and Information Officer, Knowledge Manager/ Officer, Information Executive, Director/Head of Library Services,, Information Officer, Information/ Data Analyst, Technical Service Librarian, Digital Archivist, User Experience Designer

Award of Degree

Successful students will receive the M.Lib.I.Sc. Degree by the University, subject to fulfilling all the academic requirements.

Admissions Office :
The ICFAI University, Nagaland,
6th Mile, Sovima Village, Dimapur, Nagaland - 797112

Mobile : +91 8729880506, +91 7640902799
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Particulars Integrated M.Lib.I.Sc
Last date for submission of Completed Application Form August 28, 2021
Interview and Admission Decision August 30, 2021
Last date for payment of Admission Fee August 30, 2021
Commencement of Regular classes August 16, 2021
Payment of First Semester Fee August 31, 2021
The Integrated M.Lib.I.Sc. Program (Integrated Master in Library & Information Science)
Semester - I Semester - II
  • Library and Society
  • Knowledge Organization-I: Classification and Cataloging (Theory)
  • Information Resources and Services
  • Management of Library and Information Centers
  • Digital Library (Theory & Practice)
  • Colloquium
  • Ability Enhancement Course(AEC
  • General Elective (GE)
  • Knowledge Organization-II : Classification (Practice)
  • Knowledge Organization-III : Cataloguing (Practice)
  • Library Automation (Theory & Practice)
  • Skill Enhancement course(SEC)
  • Discipline Specific Elective(DSE)School Library and Learning Media Resource CenterLibrary Field Work
Semester - III Semester - IV
  • Information Retrieval and Networking
  • Infometrics
  • Information Users and Information Literacy
  • Seminar
  • Research Methodology and Technical writing
  • Web Technologies application in Libraries (Theory andPractice)
  • Elective papers:
  • Public Library and Information System Academic Library and Information System Research Library and Information System
  • Dissertation

Admission Modalities

Integrated Masters Degree in Library and Information Science M.Lib.I.Sc programme

General Note:

For the purpose of determining eligibility based on aggregate percentage of marks, the procedure used by the respective University in award of the degree will only be taken into consideration. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of formal schooling by August 01, 2021. Applicants who have completed their graduation on a one-time sitting basis or a 2-year basis are not eligible for admission to the Postgraduate Programs Students in their final year bachelor's degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements including practical examinations/viva assignments before August 01, 2021. Such applicants 58 will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. The admission of such applicants will, however, remain provisional until they produce mark sheet/ transcript and a degree certificate establishing their eligibility. The last date for submitting the proof of graduation transcripts is September 01, 2021 failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled, and no fees will be refunded.

The process of admission and selection of eligible candidates

The selection of applicants into the program is made through screening of application and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in Games & sports, Literary & cultural activities, and other extra co-curricular activities.

Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of admission. The admission decision will be communicated after the admission process.

Special Reservation

There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Nagaland (Domicile) in any course of ICFAI University, Nagaland, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) percent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above. The fee for the Domicile students is less than that of the non-domicile students (please refer the fee chart).

Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.

Application Modalities


The candidates are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for admission.

Application Form

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  • Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
  • Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application form.
  • Cost of the Application material for UG Programs is Rs. 250.
  • Cost of the Application material for PG and Doctoral Programs is Rs. 350.

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates

Applicants have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the college).

  • Birth Certificate
  • Class X Admit Card, Mark Sheet and Certificate.
  • Class XII / Degree Admit Card, Mark Sheet and Certificate (as may be applicable).
  • ST Certificate.
  • 3 recent Passport Size Photo.
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.

Fee Schedule

Admission Fee

Admission fee of Rs 10,000(Non-refundable) is to be paid by all the selected candidates.

Program Fee

Students must pay the program fee on the first day of each semester, after which a fine of Rs 20 per day will be charged.

Particulars Domicile Non-Domicile
(Amount in Rs.)
Program fee 72,000 88,000
Examination Fee 12.000 12,000
Total Program Fee 84,000 1,00,000
Fee per semester 21,000 25,000

*Domicile refers to Students from State of Nagaland. Non-Domicile refers to Students from States other than Nagaland.