Updated on 21 Jan, 2014
Doctor of Philosophy in Library & Information Science (PhD in Library & Information Sc)
Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 14,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar
i) For Category 'A':
a) At least 55 % of marks (50 % for SC/ST category) in Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from a recognized university
M Phil degree from a recognized university
b) At least 55 % of marks (50 % for SC/ST category) in Master in Library and Information
Science (MLIS) from a recognized university
Five years of teaching/research experience in a lecturer's grade (UGC). Such candidates may be exempted by the Doctoral Committee from undergoing course work (worth 32 credits and a minimum of one year duration). However, they cannot claim this exemption on the basis of having M Phil degree or five years of teaching/research experience as the exemption is to be decided by the Doctoral Committee on the basis of candidates' knowledge and skills in the area of research proposal by her/him.
ii) For Category 'B':
a) At least 55 % of marks (50 % for SC/ST category) in MLIS from a recognized University . Such candidates shall have to do course work (32 credits and in a minimum of one year duration).
iii) Mode of Selection
Entrance Test + Interview + Presentation + Viva Voce
- Those who have qualified UGC NET are exempted from Entrance Test.
- The application should be accompanied by a synopsis complete in all respect (see the synopsis outline given in the section ahead).
- Applications without synopsis will not be considered.
- Short-listing of applications will be done on the basis of minimum eligibility criteria laid down and the appropriateness and viability of the synopsis.