Department of Library & Information Science
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  Academic Programmes offered: 

  • Bachelor of Library & Inf. Science (One year Regular Course)
  • Master of Library and Information Science (One years regular Course)

  Course Admission:

B. Lib. & Inf. Sc.

Eligibility - To be eligible for admission, a candidate must have passed a degree examination of this University or an equivalent examination of a recognised University. Medium - Medium of instruction is in English and Medium of Examination is in English or Marathi.


M. Lib. and Inf. Sc. (One year regular course) :

Eligibility - A candidate seeking admission must hold a Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Science / B. Lib. Sc. / B. Lib. I. Sc. degree of this University or equivalent thereto of any other University. Preference will be given to experienced candidates.

Medium : Medium of instruction as well as of Examination is in English.

Entrance Test  : As per the University rules, there is an Entrance Test (written and Viva-voce) for admissions to B. Lib. & Inf. Science and M. Lib. & Inf. Science.

Ph. D. Programme :
The Department has a provision for Ph. D. in Library and Information Science. However, Pre Ph. D. or NET/SET Examination is to be completed for registration.

  Students Intake capacity:  

B. Lib. & Inf. Sc.
 Seats : 40

 M. Lib. and Inf. Sc. :
 Seats : 20

  Research Areas:
  1. Spheres: Library and Information Science and its various branches, viz. Management of Libraries and Information Centres, Organization of Information, Documentation activities, Collection Development, Users' Services and use of Information Technology. The Part-B of M. Lib. I. Sc. Course comprises of Research Work (Project Reporting) to be submitted as a partial fulfillment of the course.

  2. Preparation of bibliographic databases & publications.


Name of  the Teacher


Highest Qual.


Shri. N.I.Divatankar

I/c. Head,

M.A., M.Lib. I.Sc.

Library and Information Science

Shri. S. Y. Bansode


B.Sc.,M.Lib.I.Sc., SET, NET

Library and Information Science

  Contact Person:
Shri. N.I.Divatankar,
Head of Department
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