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Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib)

APU > Law, Education & Social Science > Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib)
1 Year
Full Time
Part Time

B.Lib.I.Sc. is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). This programme is for students who wish to pursue a career in Library Management and other related fields.

Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib.Sc.) is a professional graduate degree program. The B.Lib.Sc degree is provided after the completion of a one-year course. The program includes the standards and performances of Library Science. It also covers Library Administration with present technologies. B.Lib.Sc covers the cataloging and classification,database management, reference etc. There are some other topics like information architecture, research methods, collection management, statistic sand IT. Bachelor of Library Science program encompasses of the disciplines like IT, management, academics and other fields to upkeep libraries. Bachelor of Library Science is a learning of the collection, association, distribution of information sources etc.


  1. To educate the students in the philosophy of librarianship, basic principles, fundamental laws, professional ethics.
  2. To train students in the management of Library and Information Centres.
  3. To enable students to understand and appreciate the functions and purpose of Library & Information Centres in the changing social, cultural, technological and economic environment.
  4. To provide basic knowledge of computers and its application in Library and Information activities.
  5. To give students an understanding of the basics of Information Science.
  6. To train students in the skills of information, knowledge processing, organization, and retrieval.
  7. The students are prepared in such a manner that they may be capable of taking up self- employment in the information field.
  8. The students are prepared to take up the information challenges of the coming years.

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

Post Programme Careers:

  • Library Assistant
  • Junior Librarian
  • Junior Information Analysts
  • Assistant Librarian
  • Deputy Librarian
  • Librarian
  • Educator
  • Consultant/Reference Librarian
  • Cataloguer/Technical Assistant/Records Manager
  • Indexer
  • Archivist

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students
Bachelor Degree in any discipline or equivalent

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program.



Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.

Online Applications are now Open for 2021

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