B.Lib (Bachelor of Library Science)
Bachelor in Library (B.Lib.) is a one year undergraduate course that teaches the candidates about library management and administration. The course is generally divided into two semesters. Bachelor in Library mainly deals with the preservation and maintenance of libraries. To stand eligible for the B.Lib. course, the candidates need to complete their Bachelor's degree in any discipline with at least 50-55% marks. Some colleges also require the students to sit for an entrance examination before they qualify for admission to that particular college.
This course is pursued by candidates who have interest in working as a librarian. The aspirants of this course are often bibliophiles and spend a lot of time gaining knowledge through the vast array of books and magazines available to them. The Bachelor of Library (B.Lib.) students earn an average salary of INR 1.2 LPA to INR 6 LPA per annum. Some of the common job profiles include Law Librarian, Deputy Librarian, Library Assistant, etc.