About Certificate in Library and Information Science :  The full form of CLIS is Certificate in Library and Information Science. The certificate programme comes under School of Social Sciences (SOSS). This programme is meant to sensitive library and information professionals at grass root level. It gives an opportunity
to those who are already working in libraries without having any professional qualifications. It is offered in English medium only. It comprises of four courses. Below are details of this certificate program :

1. Course Duration : The minimum duration is 6 months and maximum duration is 2 years. It is offered in both admission cycle i.e January & July cycles of admission.
2. Course Fee : The course fees of this certificate programme is Rs 2,000/- but course fees vary for each new season. So, we advised students to visit nearest regional centres or can check prospectus for current year.
3. Medium of Instruction : English medium
4. Eligibility Details : To be eligible for this discipline, must have 10+2 Passed or BPP from IGNOU.

Programme Coordinators : Programme Coordinator: Dr. Zuchamo Yanthan, [email protected], Ph. 011-29572723, Dr. Archana Shukla, [email protected], Ph. : 011-29572743, Dr. S.R. Zonunthara, [email protected], Ph. : 0389-2311693

IGNOU CLIS Admission Procedure : Each year, the distance university announced clis admission notification for the month of January and July cycle. Generally, the admission notifications of certificate in library and information science announced in April-May and Oct-November months for the respective year. All admission notification of clis are available online at official website in the form of PDF or JPG format. Students whom wants to study or interested in IGNOU CLIS course, need to fill up IGNOU CLIS Admission form very clearly and submit this form in your nearest IGNOU Regional Center. All interested applicants can get ignou clis prospectus and application form from your near IGNOU regional centre and they will guide you as well regarding this.

The distance university Offers ‘Round the Year Admission’ to its Programmes under the ‘Walk-in-admission’ Scheme. To download IGNOU CLIS Admission Form 2018, CLICK HERE

IGNOU CLIS Course : This discipline consists of four courses. Out of the four courses, 3 courses have both practical and theoretical aspects whereas one course deals only with theoretical aspects of the subject. Below are details about course or programme which is offered by top distance learning university. This discipline consists of four courses of four Credits each. There are 16 credits needed to get Certificate in Library and Information Science.

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BLI 011Libraries: An Introduction4
BLII 012Document Processing and Organisation4
BLII 013Information Sources and Library Services4
BLII 014ICT in Libraries4
Total Credits16

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  1. Hello sir, my self Ishan Jain.

    Actually my brother applied for CLIS (certificate in library and information science) through ignou university.

    So, I want some help for completing assignments provided by ignou for CLIS course.

    Can you please help us?

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