Library and Information Science

About Department

The Department of Library & Information Science (DLIS) established in 1997 with aim to provide LIS education to the students through effective teaching and practical training. The department is working with the vision to educate individuals for career as Librarians, Library Information Officers, Archivists, Information Scientist and Knowledge Managers. The students are trained to undertake instruction, research and service-oriented programmes that require current emerging information technological developments and market requirements. Presently the department is offering one year Bachelor of Library & Information Sciences (B. Lib. I. Sc.), one year Master of Library & Information Sciences (M. Lib. I. Sc), one year M. Phil. and three years Ph.D. courses in Library & Information Science. The department has dedicated and experienced faculty members who deliver latest LIS education to the students.

Course Name Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.)
Duration 01 Year
Intake 30

Course Name Bachelor of Library & Information Science (B. Lib.I.Sc.)
Duration 01 Year
Intake 40

Course Name M.Phil. (Lib.I.Science)
Duration 01 Year
Intake 12

Course Name Ph. D(Library & Information Science)
Duration 03 Year
Intake As per university norms

Dr. Sharad Kumar Sonker
Assistant Professor

IT applications to Library and Information Services Digital Library and Information Retrieval System Library Automation and Networking Management of Electronic resources

Qualification:B.Sc., MLISc, PGDCA, Ph.D
Teaching Experience:15 Years
Research Experience:13 Years
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Dr. Ranjeet Kumar Choudhary
Assistant Professor

Knowledge Processing & Organization (Classification & Cataloguing); Information Sources, Systems and Programmes; Academic Information Systems and Programmes; Collection Development & Management of Electronic Resources.

Qualification:Ph. D.(LIS), MLISc (2 yrs Integrated), B.L.I. Sc.
Teaching Experience:12 Years
Research Experience:10 Years
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UGC - NET Qualified Students

Sl. No.Name of the Students SessionYear
1Kumari Chitra Pandey2000-20042003
2Ranjeet Kumar Choudhary2004-20062005
3Manoj Kumar Katiyar (twice)2004-20062006
4Shweta Pandey2004-20062006
5Satish Kumar2005-20072006
6Ashwani Kumar2004-20062007
7Sandeep Yadav2006-20082008
8Yogesh Kumar2006-20082008

Well Placed Students of the Department:
  • Ranjeet Kumar Choudhary:- BBAU,Lucknow
  • Anoop Singh:- IIM Library,Lucknow
  • Tarun Chaturvedi:-Tata Chemicals, Jamnagar
  • Maduresh Singhal:- ADVINUS ( A Tata Company)
  • Shashi Nath:- DRDO
  • K.Shakti Prakash:- Cairn India
  • Rajesh Kumar Singh:-BHU, Central Library
  • Satish:-IIT Chennai Library
  • Ram Laut:-IIT Chennai Library
  • Ashwahi:- DELNET
  • Balram: BIT Mesra, Ranchi
  • Saket Kumar: BIT Mesra Ranchi
Several Students of this Deptt. are well placed in Private Engineering colleges, Degree Colleges, School Libraries as well.

Study Tour : The students of M.L.I.Sc. Semester 2nd & 4th were taken out for study tour in the month of March 2007 at IIT Chennai Library, CLRI Library, Madras University Library etc. accompanied by the Dr. K.L.Mahawar, Head of the Deptt. and Ms.Shilpi Verma, Lecturer in the deptt.

Seminars : A Seminar on the topic “Towards Knowledge Society’ was organized on the occasion of Ambedkar Jyanti, 2003. Department organizes seminars and Group discussions with the students in the deptt. on regular basis to inculcate the research habits among them.

Faculty Members : The faculty members of the department are engaged in several other developmental activities of the University other than their routine work, viz., Dr. K. L. Mahawar, Head of the Deptt. working as Dean Student welfare (DSW) and Incharge-Placement cell of the University,Ms Shilpi Verma, Lecturer working as Sports Co-coordinator of the University, Mr. Ranjeet Kr. Choudhary, Lecturer working as active member of University Hindi Cell. Faculty members are having several research publications as well.

Sl. No.Name of the Faculty No. of Publication
1Dr.K.L. Mahawar32
2Mr. Sharad Kumar Sonker18
3Dr. Ranjeet Kumar Choudhary05
4Prof. Shilpi Verma09

He is also guiding six students for Ph.D. In addition to this, one student is in the pipeline of awarding the Ph. D. degree.

Extra Curricular Activities : Most of students have participated in Cultural Programme activities on 10th Jan 2008 Foundation Day Function of the University.