ICBIID 2019

Post Graduate Diploma In Library And Information Science


POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE IS AN APPROVED PROGRAM BY UNIVERSITY GRANT COMMISSION (UGC) IN 2009.

OBJECTIVE

The Post-Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science aims at creating professional manpower for librarianship. The training will enable suitable candidates to eventually upgrade the post of library officer. The job fields are High School, College, Maddrasha, Public or Private University, Governmental Institutions, NGO and many more.

THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO

  • Provide knowledge of the library field.
  • Develop skills in practicing of library & information work.
  • Develop management and planning abilities in running of small and medium size libraries.
  • Be the First step to further studies at Master degree level and beyond at home and abroad.

FEES AND CHARGES

A student shall have to pay Tk. 38,000/- for completing Post Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science as per the following break up:

SL Description Amount
1 Admission Fees (Once & non-refundable) Tk. 4,000/-
2 Tuition Fees (Tk. 450 × 40 CH ) Tk. 18,000/-
3 Semester Fees (Tk. 4000 × 2) Tk. 8,000/-
4 Exam Fees (Tk. 100 × 40 CH ) Tk. 4,000/-
5 Library Development Fee Tk. 2,000/-
6 Orientation Fee Tk. 2,000/-
Total Fees and Charges Tk. 38,000/-

Semester-wise Payable Fess:

* First Installment (During Admission) = Tk. 21,900/-

* Second Installment (During 2nd Semester Registration) = Tk. 16,100/-

DURATION

Post-Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science is a one year (two semesters) program.

CLASS TIMING

Friday: 9.00 am to 8.30 pm Saturday: 4.00 pm to 8.30 pm

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

i. Under Traditional Class System:

Graduation in any discipline with minimum total 5 (five) points having minimum two 2nd division in SSC & HSC (where 1st division = 3 points, 2nd division = 2 points and 3rd division = 1 point

ii. Under Grading System:

Graduation in any discipline with minimum GPA 2.50 in each of SSC & HSC or equivalent exam. In case of failure in obtaining 2.50 (but not less than GPA 2.00) in each of SSC & HSC or equivalent exam, combined GPA 6.00 in SSC & HSC or equivalent exam is required.

ADMISSION PERIOD

Students are admitted into “Post-Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science” program twice a year as follows:

Semester Period Application Period Admission Test
Spring January – June November December
Autumn July – December May June

ADMISSION TEST

Application for admission to Post-Graduate Diploma in Library & Information Science shall be invited through an announcement in the National/Local Dailies and IIUC website www.iiuc.ac.bd twice a year. The deserving candidates have to apply through IIUC website www.iiuc.ac.bd or web link https://www.iiuc.ac.bd/home/apply-online Students are admitted through a competitive written test. Usually questions paper are designed as MCQ Type. Marks allocation of admission test are:

ICT English General Math General Knowledge GPA of SSC & HSC Point of Degree Total
20 20 20 40 10 10 120

CLASS ATTENDANCE

A student shall have to attend minimum 70% of classes held in a course. Otherwise s/he is considered as a dis-collegiate student, as a result s/he is not allowed to sit for the Final Exam of relevant course.

EXAMINATION

  • The course shall be a full time course
  • Two Examination shall be held in each Semester: Mid-Term & Final Examination.

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Each course will be evaluated in the following ways.

Class Test, Attendance, Assignment, Oral test: 20% Marks
Mid-term Examination (After 10th Lecture) 30% Marks
Final Examination 50% Marks
Total 100% Marks

GRADING SYSTEM

IIUC follows the uniform grading system introduced by UGC for evaluating the academic performance of the students, as given below:

Marks (%) Letter Grade Grade Point Remarks
80-100 A + 4.00 Excellent
75–79 A 3.75 Very Good
70–74 A- 3.50
65–69 B+ 3.25 Good
60–64 B 3.00
55–59 B- 2.75 Satisfactory
50–54 C+ 2.50
45–49 C 2.25 Pass
40–44 D 2.00
00–39 F 0.00 Fail

CALCULATION OF GPA AND CGPA

GPA: Grade Point Average (GPA) is computed by dividing the total grade point earned by the number of credit hours attempted in a particular semester.

CGPA: Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is computed by dividing the total grade point earned by the total number of credit hours attempted at the diploma courses up to that point of time.

COURSE & CREDIT HOURS AT A GLANCE

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Hour Contact Hour
LIS-1101 Foundations of Library and Information Science 4.00 56
LIS-1102 Management of Libraries & Information Institutions 4.00 56
LIS-1103 Organization of Knowledge (Classification Theory) 3.00 42
LIS-1104 Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Theory) 3.00 42
LIS-1105 Information Sources and Services 4.00 56

Total Mark = 450, Total Credit Hours = 18, Total Contact Hours = 252

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Credit Hour Contact Hour
LIS-1206 Management of Archives 4.00 56
LIS-1207 Documentation, Indexing and Abstracting 4.00 56
LIS-1208 Computer Application in Libraries & Information Institutions 4.00 56
LIS-1209 Organization of Knowledge (Classification Practical) 3.00 42
LIS-1210 Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Practical) 3.00 42
LIS-1211 Comprehensive, Internship and Viva Voce 4.00 56

Total Mark = 550, Total Credit Hours = 22, Total Contact Hours = 308