Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) from IGNOU

Bachelor of Library and Information Science from IGNOU

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) invites applications from the learners all over the country for admission to its Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) programme for January as well as July session every year. It comes under the School of Social Sciences (SOSS). The IGNOU BLIS admission is provided under Walk-In admission scheme.

In this scheme, the learners can apply for admission to BLIS in any of the two academic sessions. The students who have completed their Bachelor Degree can apply for admission in both January or July academic cycle to pursue their Master Degree in Library and Information Sciences. To become eligible for bachelor degree to be awarded, the student should complete all the required semester courses.

Programme Objective

The programme has been designed to provide the learners with sound knowledge of management skills in the field of Library and Information Science. After completing the BLIS, they can take the direct admission to Master Degree programme in Library and Information Science at IGNOU or at any other university.

IGNOU BLIS Programme Details

The other details about IGNOU BLIS admission eligibility, fee structure, etc has been mentioned below:

Medium of Instruction

At present, the programme has been offered in English medium only. But the university allows the students to write their assignments and term-end examination in Hindi medium also.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should be having Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks and 45% for General and for the SC/ST/OBC/PH category respectively OR they should have done the Bachelor’s Degree with one year Diploma in Library Science OR the candidate should be having 2 years of working experience in Library and Information Centre along with Bachelor’s Degree.

Fee Structure

The candidates need to pay the total fee of Rs. 6,000/- for the complete discipline which has to be paid during the time of admission.

Duration of Programme

The university provides the minimum duration of one year to the students to clear all the Bachelor of Library and Information Science courses during the study. But the university allows the students to clear the programme within a maximum duration of four years.

Programme Coordinator Contact Details

IGNOU BLIS Prospectus

The learners can obtain the hard copy of the “Student Handbook and Prospectus” for BLIS programme from their nearest IGNOU Regional Centers or Study Centers of the university by submitting the fee of Rs.200/- at the Cash Counters. The Common prospectus contains the complete detail about the BLIS discipline and it also includes various forms which would be required for the completion of studies such as Term End Examination, Re-Registration, Revaluation, Change of Study Centre, Course, etc.

The students can also order prospectus via post as well by sending Demand Draft of Rs.250/- in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi to the following address: “Registrar, Student Registration Division, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi,110068”. The prospectus will be sent to students only after the receiving of Demand Draft by the university.

IGNOU BLIS Online Admission 2019

The learners from all over the country can apply for admission to this programme via only single mode of admission i.e. Online. In the Online mode of admission, the students has to open up the IGNOU Online Admission portal i.e.

They need to register themselves at the portal and follow the general instructions to enroll them for BLIS  programme. The students have to upload the required documents while filling up the IGNOU BLIS Online Admission Form. Also, they can pay the admission fee  for this programme online via using their Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking.

Last Date of IGNOU BLIS Admission 2019

The last date to apply for online admission can be checked from the latest admission notification available on the university official website.The last date for admission in BLIS programme will be different for January and July academic sessions.

The students can find the latest admission notification on the university website at following path :> Student Support > Student Zone> Admission Announcement. The university also publishes the latest admission notifications in the local daily newspapers.

Note: The candidates seeking admission to IGNOU BLIS has been advised to check the university official website for latest admission notification, last date, etc.

IGNOU BLIS Solved Assignments

The students who take admission in this programme have to complete the tutor marked assignments and submit it to the study centre concerned. The assignments constitute 30% marks and term end theory exam constitutes the remaining 70% marks.

So, to score good percentage of marks in results, you need to make good Ignou BLIS solved assignments and submit it to the study centre. The students need to submit the solved assignment for each theory course for which the assignment question papers can be downloadable from the university official website.

If you need Ignou Blis solved assignment, please send email at: [email protected] or WhatsApp at 7428482160

IGNOU BLIS Syllabus & Courses

It consists of a total of 39 courses with total number of credits equal to 99 where 1 credit is equivalent to 30 study hours. The students who are pursuing this programme need to register themselves for the 1st and second year courses respectively, irrespective of their results whether they pass or fail.

The Students can check the IGNOU BLIS syllabus from university website or in prospectus also. We have mentioned below the detail about the Course Code, Name and Credits:

Course Code Course Name Credits
BLI-221 Library, Information and Society 4
BLI-222 Information Sources and Services 4
BLI-223 Organising and Managing Information 4
BLI-224 ICT Fundamentals 4
BLI-225 Communication Skills 4
BLI-226 Management of Library and Information Centre 4
BLI-227 Document Processing: Practice 4
BLI-228 Information Products and Services 4
BLI-229 ICT in Libraries 4
Total 36
Updated: November 15, 2018 — 10:57 am


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  1. kya blib hindi medium se kar sakate ha

    1. बीएलआईएस कार्यक्रम केवल हिंदी माध्यम में Indira Gandhi National Open University में उपलब्ध है

  2. KY blis k liy Koi study material Hindi medium m available hai?ya ignou k study material ko hi hindi m translate krna h.exams or assignment k liy

  3. Hello..i need ignou blis syllabus of 2018..anyone let me know please

    1. You can search it online.

    2. I’m also not able to find the syllabus of BLIS

  4. Blis ma total paper ketna hota ha

  5. Can I write exams in Hindi ? If yes, can i get hindi books for preparing BLIS ??

  6. Does IGNOU provide hindi books for BLIS ?

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