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Department of Library and Information Studies

  • Course: 3 years Semester wise B.A/B.Sc Hons in Library and Information Studies under CBCS
  • Generic Elective: Journalism Mass Communication and History
 

Introduction

Last year B.A / B.Sc (Hons) in Library and Information Studies was introduced by the University of Calcutta and ours is one of the 3 colleges to introduce from the session 2018-19 this programme in Library and Information Studies. Librarianship being an ever-growing field has acquired the status of an independent discipline and one who nurtures interest in books can pursue this course and gain knowledge and expertise for a promising career.

Scope

In this globalized world where every nook and corner is embracing digitization, the traditional libraries have undergone drastic transformation as well incorporating advanced technologies for enhanced / proper documentation and accessibility. And this has largely widened the scope of employment too far for individuals.
One can pursue the career of a consultant, Librarian, Library Assistant, Catalogue, Senior Information Analyst, Deputy Librarian etc in various organizations, Information / Documentation centres, Universities and other Academic Institutions, Public / Government Libraries.

Eligibility for Admission

1. Any candidate passed H.S (10+2) exam under WBCHSE or equivalent.
2. The candidate must have 50% marks in Aggregate (Best four)

 

Combinations offered

Course Hons. Subject General
B.A. /BSc. Library and Information Studies under CBCS Journalism Mass Communication and History