Department of Library and Information Science
Library awareness in the present context is rapidly growing in the country. Consequently, there is an increase in the establishment and expansion of various libraries, viz., academic, public and special. ue to this factor, the demand for qualified personnel, trained in various aspects of librarianship has increased .The department has been established for preparing trained librarians in the region, to meet the needs of the knowledge-based society.
The department started in 2001 with a one year postgraduate course leading to B.Lib.Sc. degree. The department has adopted the National Information Policy norms in the formulation of the bachelor's degree and master's degree in the library and Information Science.
The department has taken care to emphasize new concepts with adequate coverage while revising the syllabus. As a result of modern technological impact, the department introduced “Computer Application in Library and Information Science” at B.L.I.Sc. level in 2001, which was later in 2004 changed to Information Technology Application. So for, over 200 Students have completed their training in library and information science from the university and most of the alumni are occupying positions of responsibility in academic and special libraries. Since the year 2013–14, new revised syllabus with new credit and grading system has been introduced.