The M.Lib.I.Sc. Program (Master in Library & Information Science)

About the Program

This Program is meant to impart high skill 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

2 years (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 Details

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 point is 80.

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 Master in Library Information
Last date for submission of Completed Application Form August 11, 2023
Last date for payment of Admission Fee August 16, 2023

Commencement of Regular classes August 16, 2023
Payment of First Semester Fee September 12, 2023

M.Lib.I.Sc. Program Structure
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 Center
  • Library 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 and Practice)
  • Elective papers:
    Public Library and Information SystemAcademic
    Library and Information System
    Research Library and Information System
  • Dissertation

Admission Modalities

Master in Library & Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc) Truncated course. Lateral entry (1 year) 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, 2023. 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, 2023. Such applicants 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, 2023, 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 cocurricular 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 of PG immediately after the admission decision is announced. The last date for payment of admission fee is August 16, 2023 M.L.I.Sc Program.

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. The first semester fee is to be paid on or before September 12, 2023 M.Lib.I.Sc. Program.

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

Particulars Domicile Non Domicile
Total Program Fee 36,000 44,000
Examination Fee 6,000 6,000
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.