Bachelor in Library Science (B.LIB)

Program Information

  • Eligibility: Graduation or Equivalent from any recognized board
  • Duration: 1 Year (Lateral Entry Available)
  • No. of Seats: 30

Program Objective

The bachelor in Library Science (B.Lib) at Jharkhand Rai University (JRU), Ranchi is designed to give students an understanding about philosophy of library science, its basic principles, fundamental laws and social impact.
The objective is to train library professionals to manage the libraries using Library Management techniques. After learning the fundamentals, for the application of Library and information system and activities, students will learn best practices/techniques of Library and Information Science.

Career Objective:

  • Career opportunities are in various public (village, town, state central library etc.) libraries, academic (schools, colleges and universities) libraries, also in special and research libraries.
  • Corporate houses also establish libraries to keep their employees up to date with latest happenings.
  • Museum and galleries also appoint library professionals to manage manuscripts and other stuffs.
  • Bachelor of Library Science degree serves as a foundation for advanced studies. Some of the higher education courses are like M.Lib.Sc, Ph.D. and M.Phil degree in Library Science. Once the aspirants finish the program, they may try for the post of lecturer in any institute/ university.
Fees Structure
Admission Fee: Rs. 10,000
Semester Fee: Rs. 20,000/Sem.(for students of Jharkhand) | Rs. 25,000 (for students of other States)