MLIS Course with CMC Sasaram

The MLIS (Master of Science in Library and Information Science) course is a 1-year postgraduate professional course dealing with advanced library principles and information science practices. It includes the study of subjects such as Planning and Management, Basic Concepts and Applications of Computer Science, Library Management, Research Methodology, Statistical Techniques and the like.

To pursue this course, you must have a minimum of 50% to 60% grades on your undergraduate degree from a recognized university. The qualifying percentage varies from university to university.


Course Level Post Graduate
Full Form Master of Library and Information Science
Duration 1-3 Years
Admission process Entrance Exam/ Merit Based
Minimum Percentage 50%-60% in Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
Course Fee INR 10,000
Average Salary Offered Up to INR 3-4 Lakhs
Career prospects Librarian, Junior Information Analyst, Information Architect, Library Attendant, Integrated Library System Application Specialist and others

MLIS Course: Eligibility Criteria

To earn a Master of Library and Information Science, you must meet the eligibility criteria outlined below:


1. A minimum of 50%-60% of the bachelor’s degree grades.

2. You can apply for this course within the age limit of 20 to 22 years old.

3. Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science and Documentation and a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science will have greater preference.

4. A minimum of 50% in high school is also considered one of the course’s admission criteria.

MLIS Course Syllabus

The MLIS course syllabus includes information systems or technology and library management topics. Some of these topics are listed below:


1. Software concepts

2. Networks and Networks

3. Library classification

4. Storage and Maintenance

5. Financial management

6. Technical processing

7. Historical overview of library development

8. Current Developments

9. Types of Services

10. Digital Library and others

Insights and Scope of MLIS

After completing your master’s degree in the Library and Information Sciences sector, you can search for job sectors to gain field experience or pursue further studies in the same field. Some of the PhD courses that can be chosen after the MLIS course are mentioned below:

• Doctorate in Library and Information Sciences

• M.Phil in Library and Information Sciences

There are also a number of job prospects available for a Library and Information Sciences graduate. An average MLIS salary is around INR 3-4 Lakhs per year. As this course has a wider scope of job opportunities in India and outside of India. Therefore, broad career prospects are available with attractive salary packages.