Diploma in Library & Information Sciences (DLIS)

(Annual System, English Medium)* *(Study Material may be made available in English medium. However, a student has the option of writing the Exam in English/ Hindi/ Punjabi language except for DCAP101 “BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS” course which is to be attempted only in English Language.)

Programme Code



  • Min. Duration 1 Year
  • Max. Duration 3 Years


Eligibility Criteria

10+2 in any stream or equivalent

Eligibility, admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university and/ or any concerned statutory body.

Career Prospects

One can find employment opportunities in:

  • Public/Government libraries
  • Universities/colleges/schools and other academic institutions
  • News agencies and organizations
  • Private organizations
  • Foreign embassies
  • Photo/film/radio/television libraries
  • Information centres/documentation centres
  • Companies and organizations with large information handling requirements
  • Museums and galleries, which have reading rooms and research facilities
  • Law library/Special library

Some of the relevant designations related to DLIS

  • Junior Librarian
  • Library Attendant
  • Library Assistant
  • Semi-Professional Assistant
  • Cataloguer/Technical Assistant/Records Manager
  • Junior Information Analyst
  • Indexer