IGNOU BLIS Admission 2019, Eligibility, Fee, Syllabus, Courses

BLIS from IGNOU admission, eligibility, fee, courses, syllabus
Written by Sumit Sharma

IGNOU BLIS Admission 2019

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers admission to Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) in both January and July academic cycles.The discipline has been developed by the School of Social Sciences (SOSS), IGNOU.

IGNOU BLIS admission 2019 for January session is going on. Students can apply online for admission online.

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To take admission in IGNOU BLIS programme, the learner need to obtain the Prospectus from the nearest IGNOU Regional Centre or they can download it online from the official website. After getting complete information about the programme, they have to fill up application form online only at university official website at

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The applicants have to pay their admission fee via online mode only.The last date of IGNOU BLIS admission 2019 can be checked from the IGNOU admission notification.

Programme Objective

The main objective of the university to introduce the Bachelor’s Degree in Library Sciences (BLIS) is to fulfill the increasing demand of trained human resource in the field of library and information activities.

The discipline was introduced by university in 1989 to provide education to the learners so that they can professionally manage the libraries, documentation centres and information centres/institutions. They can apply for job positions in the these institutions at various levels.

With the advent of technology in the field of Computer, Information, communication, etc., the management of library and information has changed a lot. The storage and multimedia technology has also brought the change in the traditional face and concepts of all kinds of libraries and information institutions.

Therefore, the IGNOU has revised this programme to accommodate new changes and developments which will help in meet new challenges in the field of Library Sciences. To know more about the Bachelor of Library and Information Science discipline, please visit the official website  at:

Details of IGNOU BLIS Programme

The more details about the Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) programme are mentioned below :

Medium of Instruction

There is only English medium of instruction for IGNOU BLIS programme.

Eligibility Criteria

The learner seeking admission to Bachelor’s degree in Library Science should be having Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks and 45% for General and for the SC/ST/OBC/PH category
respectively OR Bachelor’s Degree with Diploma (one year) in Library Science OR Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of working experience in Library and Information Centre.

Fee Structure

The students need to pay Rs. 6,000/- for complete programme which has to be paid during the time of admission. It is to be noted that the fee mentioned here may vary from time to time as university can change it in future. So, We advise you to find out the correct details from the Study Centre/Regional Centre.

Duration of Programme

The university provides a minimum time duration of 1 year and maximum duration of 4 years to complete this Bachelor degree programme in Library Science. If not completed on time, the students has to take re-admission and submit the fees again.

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IGNOU BLIS Courses & Syllabus

The learner need to complete 36 credits to obtain the Bachelor Degree in Library Science. After completing this Under Graduate programme, the students can pursue the higher studies.The detail about the Course Code and Course Names are mentioned below :

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BLI-221Library, Information and Society4
BLI-222Information Sources and Services4
BLI-223Organising and Managing Information4
BLI-224ICT Fundamentals4
BLI-225Communication Skills4
BLI-226Management of Library and Information Centre4
BLI-227Document Processing: Practice4
BLI-228Information Products and Services4
BLI-229ICT in Libraries4

About the author

Sumit Sharma

Sumit Sharma is the owner of has decent knowledge about studies in Indira Gandhi National Open University. So, he prefers to writes on various topics related to IGNOU distance learning. Also, he is Web Designer by profession.

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