Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)|
Objectives of the Course:
(a) to make the student proficient in methods and techniques of research and their application to the problems in Library and Information Science;
(b) to give the students specialised knowledge in respect of selected areas in Library and Information Science; and (c) to prepare the students for further research leading to Ph.D. or other research degree.
Duration : One Year (full-time) Course of Two Semesters
Intake : 12 seats (Including candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Schedules Tribes and OBC candidates) .
(a) A graduate degree (i.e., B.A/B.Com/B.Sc., etc.) in any discipline and Bachelor degree in Library and Information Science, both degrees with 50% or more marks from the University of Delhi or from any other University recognized as equivalent thereto.(b) They must possess Master’s degree in Library and Information Science with a minimum of 55% marks from the University of Delhi or from any other University recognized as equivalent thereto. However, the above condition of minimum marks shall not apply in the case of the teachers of the University of Delhi. (c) They must fulfill other conditions as may be laid down by the M.Phil. Committee from time to time with regard to age, knowledge of language (s), admission test, etc. (d) Any Candidate, other than the teachers of the University of Delhi, who is employed, shall not be admitted to this course unless he produces a valid certificate of leave from the employer; (e) In all cases of admission the decision of the M.Phil. Committee of the Department shall be final.
Admission Procedure for Foreign Students :
Applications of foreign students will be considered by the Admission Committee on individual merit. Foreign students, seeking admission to M.Phil. Course in the Department of Library and Information Science are required to apply direct to the Foreign Students’ Advisor, Foreign Students’ Registry, Room No. 11, First Floor,
Conference Centre, University of Delhi,Delhi-110007 who will arrange for their admission in the Department. Foreign Students who are stationed in India and have passed last examination from Board/University in India may seek admission on basis of merit alongwith other students after obtaining No Objection Certificate from the Foreign Students’ Advisor.
Procedure for Admission: Through Entrance Examination and Interview.
For further details regarding Registration of M.Phil., please refer to Bulletin of Information, Admission to M.Phil./Ph.D. Programme, which is available online from M.Phil./ Ph.D. admission portal of the University of Delhi or Prospectus of the Department of Library and Information Science, which is available online at: http://dlis.du.ac.in.
Online Admission Form: Students may submit an Online Application Form may be downloaded from DLIS website: <http://dlis.du.ac.in/download_files/eform.pdf> and enclose a Demand Draft of Rs.100/- drawn in favour of Registrar, University of Delhi, payable at State Bank of India, Service Branch, New Delhi (Code No.7687). Application duly completed in all respect should reach the Office of The Head Department of Library and Information Science, Second Floor, Tutorial Building, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007 in person or reach by post on or before due date.
M.Phil. Subjects: Part-I
Course- I : Research Methods
Course- II : Library Planning and Management
Course- III. Any one of the following options:
Course- III (a) : University and College Library System
Course- II I(b) : Research and Technical Library System
Course- III (c) : Public Library System
Course- II I(d) : Information Processing and Organisation
Course- III (e) : Information Transfer and Dissemination
Course- III (f) : Comparative Librarianship
Course- III (g) : Education for Library and Information Science
M.Phil. : Part-II
(a) The topic and the other details of the Dissertation for each candidate shall be finalized by the M.Phil. Committee. Other rules in this regard shall be as given in Ordinance VI with regard to the M.Phil. programme, and
(b) The dissertation shall be submitted only when the supervisor concerned is/are satisfied that the dissertation is worthy of consideration in part fulfillment of the M.Phil. degree, provided that the application for submission of dissertation shall also be countersigned by the Head of the Department concerned. The dissertation may include results of original research, a fresh interpretation of existing facts and data, or a review article of critical nature, or may take such other form as may be determined by the M.Phil. Committee.
Designed & Developed by Dr.M.Madhusudhan, Associate Professor, DLIS,University of Delhi, Delhi