Master in Library & Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc) Truncated 1 Year, Lateral Entry 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.
Minimum: 1 year (2 semesters)
Maximum: 2 years
- Pass in Bachelors Degree in Library and Information Science with at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category).
The M.Lib.I.Sc. Program is organized into 2 semesters in one year. The University follows a Credit-based semester system of teaching - learning and evaluation, and the total Credit points are 32.
Award of Degree
The Successful students will receive the M.Lib.I.Sc. Degree by the University subject to fulfilling all the academic requirements.
|Particulars||Master in Library Information|
|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|
|M.Lib.I.Sc. Program Structure|
|Semester - I||Semester - II|
|Library Internship: One (1) month|
Master in Library & Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc) Truncated course. Lateral entry (1 year) programme
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.
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.
The candidates are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for admission.
- 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 ScheduleAdmission 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.
Note: Domicile refers to Students from State of Nagaland. Non-Domicile refers to Students from States other than Nagaland.
|Total Program Fee||36,000||44,000|
|Total Program Fee (4 Semesters)||42,000||50,000|
|Fee Per Semester||21,000||25,000|
All Payments should be made through Bank Challan from ICICI Chumukedima Branch/Swiping machine from the University, in favor of "The ICFAI University, Nagaland Fee Collection A/C". Details about the payment modalities, and the relevant Challan, can be obtained from the Dy. Accounts Officer.