Department of Library & Information Science
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

Post Graduate


Name of the Programme


Scheme of the programme

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PSO (Programme Specific Outcomes) as under:


Understand the philosophy of Librarianship incorporating ideas related to purpose of libraries and Information Centres in diverse areas of scholarship.


Critically analyse and restructure information, products and research data using ICT tools to provide services to suit the requirements of specific user groups.


Apply the principles and techniques of information processing & retrieval in planning and designing databases information systems and services.


Independently plan and manage college libraries, individual sections in University libraries and special libraries in various professional capacities.


Use and apply state-of-the-art technology for managing libraries and providing user services within and beyond four walls of the library in the light of changing user requirements in the digital era.


Identify current problems in different types of libraries and other information institutions and investigate those issues using standard methods, techniques, tools and technologies for arriving at satisfactory solutions.


Demonstrate critical thinking, vision and innovation for understanding, researching and solving ethical, technological and other real world problems in changing information landscapes.

PEO (Programme Educational Objectives)

1.      To train students in advance techniques of information, storage, processing and retrieval.

2.      To enable students to plan and organize information services in specialized fields.

3.      To train students in various methods, techniques and tools of research to carry out research projects.

4.      To develop a thorough understanding of ICTs and their application in providing state of the art library services.

PO (Programme Outcomes) as under:


Depth and Breadth of Knowledge

A systematic understanding of knowledge within the discipline and in related discipline/s, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights informed by the forefront of their academic discipline.


Researchand scholarship

A working comprehension of how established techniques of research and inquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in thediscipline.

A treatment of complex issues and judgments based on established principles andtechniques.


Level of application of knowledge

Knowledge of Information available in diverse media and formats, their access mechanism, retrieval techniques and evaluation for lifelong learning.

Competence in applying an existing body of knowledge in the critical analysis of a new question or of a specific problem or issue.


Awareness of limits of knowledge

Cognizance of the complexity of knowledge and of the potential contributions of other interpretations, methods, and disciplines


Professional capacity/autonomy

Acquiring and showing qualities and transferable skillsnecessary for employment: exercise of initiative, personal responsibility, intellectual independence, ethical behavior and academic integrity.


Level of Communication Skills

Ability to communicate effectively in presenting ideas orally and in writing (oral communication; written communication).


Information Literate & Lifelong Learner


Knowledge of Information resources available in diverse media and formats, their access mechanism, retrieval techniques, evaluation and ethical use to solve specific problems so as to develop into a lifelong learner.


Separate Class Rooms in the Department.

Two Computer Labs in the Department.

Departmental and University Library.

Common room for both Girls and Boys in the building.

Hostel facility in the University.

Sports facility in the University.

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