MLIS On Campus

Library and Information Science

Bharathiar University

24 months
375 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At the Library and Information Science MLIS programme offered at Bharathiar University you will gain knowledge of fundamentals of Library and Information Science, get basic knowledge on cataloguing and classification, identify various types of information sources and services and learn e-publishing, digital library and library automation.


The Students are trained by the faculty members and external experts in the newer technologies like Digital Libraries, Institutional Repositories, Content Management systems, Knowledge Management, E-Learning and Web Technologies etc., with practical relevance to meet the current needs of the information industry and libraries. The Department is arranging suitable placement facilities for the students in various libraries/Information Industries. These Programmes with updated curriculum in meeting present needs of government, academic, corporate libraries and information industries to ensure the cent present employability. Our degree programmes provide a solid foundation in core and emerging areas of Library and Information Science and trains students to become independent researchers.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

After the successful completion of the Library and Information Science MLIS programme offered at Bharathiar University, students are expected to:
  • To find placement in Public, Academic, Corporate and Special Libraries in India and Abroad.
  • To communicate capably with diverse stakeholders, promoting not just access to but also effective use of information services and systems in specific contexts.
  • To use evidence to help address information problems, meet information needs, and create relationships in their institutions, communities, profession, and the world.
  • To compare and critique contemporary information practices, structures, and standards in relation to historical and global alternatives.
  • To apply core ethical principles in professional practice.
  • To apply foundational concepts, theories, and principles to promote information organization and access.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Knowledge Management 
  • Applications of ICT in Libraries 
  • Project & Comprehensive Viva 
  • Digital Libraries
  • Information Literacy
  • Bibliometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Any UG Degree.
  • The candidates have to pay the Registration Fee of Rs.400/- through net banking / Debit / Credit Cards/DD/NEFT. SC/ST candidates have to pay only Rs.200/- provided they have to produce a photo copy of his/her community certificate. The online filled in application form shall be completed in all respects and the soft copy can be downloaded. Those who are making online payment need not send the hard copy of the application.
  • The application may be filled online at the guidelines for filling up the online application is available at

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National tuition fee: INR2,640/semester ($35)

Living costs for Coimbatore

18295 - 24970 INR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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