Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib) - Course Overview

Duration: 1.0 yrs | Mode: Regular/ Part-time/ Distance| Avg. Fees: 30,000 / Year

104 courses | 171 colleges

About Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib)

Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib) is a one-year degree which is awarded to the students who excel in the Library Science. The main aim of B.Lib is to train aspirants with the essential skills required for the respective field. As these days the demand for the experts in this field is growing day by day.

There is a dearth of people who have expertise and knowledge about library documents, management, journal procurement and books. Aspirants who have worked in libraries before and enjoy both reading and maintaining books should opt for slower jobs like these.

The course is also opted by a lot of book lovers who want to grow in their career with a professional course like this. A candidate who wishes to pursue this course must have good organizational and reference skills, methodical approach and ability to understand customers.

Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: Graduation in any stream/field
  • Minimum Marks Required: 50%

B.Lib Admission Process:

  • Admission to the B.Lib course is on the basis of cut off list given out by colleges and universities.
  • Few colleges also have direct admissions as their admission process on the basis of class graduation result.

Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib) Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

Library & Society

Information Science

Digital Libraries

History of Library


Classification of Books

Modern Library Services

Emerging Issues in Library System

Library Legislation

Types of Libraries- Professional Associations & Organizations

Library and Information Profession

Information and Communication

Career Options and Job Prospects

B.Lib program provides aspirants with unlimited career opportunities. People who are book lovers can take up this career as they will always be surrounded by books and like-minded people. After completing B.Lib course candidates can pursue masters in library science and information. Following are some of the popular job roles for after completing B.Lib

  • Librarian
  • Information Analyst
  • Documentation Officer
  • Library Officer
  • Library & Information Officer
  • Cataloguer
  • Deputy Librarian
  • Senior Information Analyst
  • Library Attendant

The annual salary of a fresher is between Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh. The salary package varies with professional experience and expertise. Librarian is a growing field, good career opportunities are just not available in government and private universities but in various companies and organizations as well.