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       bullet Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

arrowObjectives 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.

bulletDuration : One Year (full-time) Course of Two Semesters

arrowIntake : 12 seats (Including candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Schedules Tribes and OBC candidates) .

arrowAdmission Eligibility:

(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.Gotop

arrowAdmission 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.

bullet 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:

bulletM.Phil. Subjects: Part-I ( Download Syllabus: MPhil-I )

      Course- I :   Research Methodology in Library and Information Science
      Course- II :  Planning and Management of Libraries and Information Centrers

bulletCourse- III. Any one of the following options:
     Course - III (a) : University and College Library System  
      Course - III (d) : Information Processing and Organization                
     Course - III (g) : Library and Information Science Education                
      Course - III (h) : Application of Tools and Technologies in Library and Information Science              

arrowM.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. 
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