Certificate Course in Library and Information Science - Course Overview

Certificate Course in Library and Information Science Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

Certificate Course in Library and Information Science is a full-time certification course, the duration of which can range from 6 months to 1 year based on the norms prescribed by the college. The eligibility of the course is 10+2 in a relevant stream of either Arts, Science or Commerce from a recognized board.

The Top colleges offering Certificate Course in Library and Information are as follows:

  • Vivekananda College Madhurai- Chennai
  • Nalanda Open University- Delhi
  • Manipal School of Management – Manipal
  • Annex College of Management Studies – West Bengal
  • Vinayaka Institution of Management & Technology - Delhi

The average course fee ranges between INR 1200 to 40,000 which is subject to differ based on the duration of the course.

Candidates are not required to pass any entrance examination and the admission to the course is done solely on the basis of merit list. Certification course in Library and Information science is a good choice for candidates who are looking out to begin their career after their 12th-grade examination. Graduates who contemplate becoming librarians, archivists, who hold a passion for assimilation and cataloguing of information and making access to data easy for the public, this course is an apt choice for them.

After the completion of the course, candidates have huge opportunities to work as librarians, information assistant, archivist, etc. in the fields of academics, government and public libraries, universities, news media agency and much more, who can draw an average package of INR 1 lto 1.5 lakhs annually, which can increase with the level of education and experience.