Admissions Criteria

Objective

The Post-Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science aims at creating professional manpower for librarianship. The training will enable suitable candidates to eventually upgrade the post of library officer. The job fields are High School, College, Maddrasha, Public or Private University, Governmental Institutions, NGO and many more.

 

The Program Is Designed To

/  Provide knowledge of the library field.

/  Develop skills in practicing of library & information work.

/  Develop management and planning abilities in running of small and medium size libraries.

/  Be the First step to further studies at Master degree level and beyond at home and abroad.

Admission Requirement

Graduation in any discipline or equivalent with minimum total GPA 7.00 (SSC + HSC + Degree or equivalent)

Duration

Post-Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science is a one year (two semesters) program.

Class Timing

Thursday:  4.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Friday:       3.00 pm to 9.00 pm

Evaluation System

Each course will be evaluated in the following ways.

/  Class Test, Attendance, Assignment, Oral test:         20% Marks

/  Mid-term Examination (After 10th Lecture)               30% Marks

/  Final Examination                                                       50% Marks

Total      100% Marks

 

Admission Period

Students are admitted into Post-Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science twice a year as follows:

Semester

Period

Admission Test

Spring

February – July

January

Autumn

August – January

July

 

Admission

Application for admission to Post-Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science shall be invited through an announcement in the National/Local Dailies twice a year. An admission test (viva only) shall be conducted to select eligible candidates.

Course & Credit Hours

First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hour

Contact Hour

LIS-1101

Foundations of Library and Information Science

4

28

LIS-1102

Management of Libraries & Information Institutions

4

28

LIS-1103

Organization of Knowledge (Classification Theory)

3

21

LIS-1104

Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Theory)

3

21

LIS-1105

Information Sources and Services

4

28

Total Mark = 450, Total Credit = 18, Total Contact Hour = 126

Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hour

Contact Hour

LIS-1206

Management of Archives

4

28

LIS-1207

Documentation, Indexing and Abstracting

4

28

LIS-1208

Computer Application in Libraries & Info. Institutions

4

28

LIS-1209

Organization of Knowledge (Classification Practical)

3

21

LIS-1210

Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Practical)

3

21

LIS-1211

Comprehensive, Intership and Viva Voce

4

28

Total Mark = 550, Total Credit = 22, Total Contact Hour = 154

 

Fees and Charges

Program  Post Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science
 Duration  1 Year (2 Semesters)
 Total Credit Hours  40
 Admission Fee  ( Once & non-refundable )   Tk.   3,000/-
 Tuition Fee  ( @ Tk. 3,00 × 40 )   Tk. 12,000/-
 Library Development Fee   Tk.   2,000/-
 Orientation Fee   Tk.   1,500/-

Total Fees and Charges

  Tk. 18,500/-
 First Installment  (During Admission)   Tk. 11,900/- 
 Second Installment  (During 2nd Semester Registration)   Tk.   6,600/- 

 

* In addition to the above fee structure, each student shall have to pay @ Tk.100/- per credit as an Examination Fee.

* This fee structure is liable to change if deemed suitable without any prior notice.