After 12th Career

Librarian Course After 12th

A number of courses are available after passing class 12th in which one can make a better career. Here in this article, I am sharing with you the complete details about the Librarian Courses after 12th that one can pursue to make a career in this field. We will get to now the complete details about the required eligibilty criteria which is mandatory to have to apply for the admission in the course and will also dicuss the admission process etc. Let’s see the complete details below:

There are many types of librarian course available after 12th. One has an option to pursue diploma programs, certificate level program, bachelor as well as master’s degree programs etc. Here we will get to know about the best courses only that are famous and are better to make career in this field. Let’s get complete details about this and let’s with what is librarian course after 12th. 

What is Librarian Course:

The Librarian Course has been designed to give you the detailed information about the Library Science. There is an increasing number of colleges, Institutes and Universities etc. There is requirement of qualified librarian who can handle the Uiversities library, academics library etc. In the Librarian Course, one will be taught the following subjects:

  • Basics of Information Technology
  • Foundations of Library and Library Management
  • Information Sources and Services
  • Library Cataloguing Practicals
  • Library Cataloguing Theory
  • Library Classification Practicals
  • Library Classification Theory etc

Librarian course

There are many course that has been designed for this. Here is the list of some best courses that one can pursue to make career in this field. 

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Types of Librarian Course After 12th:

There are basically three types of courses are offered to one after class 12th. As I have mentioned in the above section as well. one has an option to pursue the diploma course, Certificate course as well as Bachelor’s degree course etc. 

  • Certificate courses
  • Diploma courses
  • Bachelor’s Degree courses

Certificate Courses:

Certificate in Library Science & Certificate in Library and Information Science

Diploma Courses:

Diploma in Library Science & Diploma in Library and Information Science

Bachelor’s Degree Courses:

Bachelor of Library Science & Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Advanced Courses:

Master of Library Science, Master of Library and Information Science, M.Phil. Library and Information Science & PhD in Library and Information Science

Among all the courses, The Under-Graduate courses are the finest to make career in this field. The Degree has more value in the Indian Market as compared to any diploma certificate. Now let’s see the details about the required eligibility criteria which is mandatory to have to apply for the admission in the course. 

Eligibility Criteria Requirement:

In order to take admission in the librarian course, One just need to have pass class 12th from any government recognized board. (State Board or Central Board). As per the research, No course is offered in the field of librarian after passing clas 8th or 10th. A person needs to have pass class 12th to pursue certificate course, Diploma course or bachelor’s degree course etc. 

There is no age limit has been mentioned anywhere regarding the admission in the Librarian course after 12th. But, the age of the candidate must be as per the Indian Education Standard. Now let’s see the list of some best colleges for admission in the Under-graduate librarian course after 12th. 

Course Syllabus:

The Syllabus of the course for diploma, certificate or bachelor’s degree can be different. Here I have just shared the overall syllabus of the course after class 12th. If one pursues, Diploma, certificate or even degree course in this field, They will be studying the following:

Library and Society

Computer Application in LICs

Information Sources and Services

Patriarchy and Gender Inequalities

Library Cataloguing (Theory)

Library Cataloguing (Practical)

Library Classification (Theory)

Library Classification (Practical)

Duties of Librarian in India:

  • Cataloging
  • Budget Management
  • Managing library supplies and stationery
  • Organizing Community Events
  • Assisting Patrons
  • Managing staff
  • Promoting the use of library resources
  • Organizing information resources in an accessible way.
  • To deal with inquiries and assisting library users.
  • Keeping up to date with the new publications.
  • Promoting the use of the library.
  • Setting up activities such as reading groups etc

Top Colleges for Librarian Course:

There are many colleges for admission. We do not promote any college here. The names has been shared just to help the students. Here is the list of some best colleges for librarian course after 12th:

Colleges for Diploma or Certificate Courses:

Name of the Institute


Average Fee

Lovely Professional University


INR 53,000

Janaki Devi Vocational Centre


INR 35,000

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University


INR 45,000

Apex University


INR 21,500

Swami Vivekanand University


INR 6,000

Government Polytechnic College for Girls


INR 5,800

Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University


INR 3,500

Jadavpur University


INR 2,750

BPS Institute of Polytechnic


INR 7,000

Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University


INR 3,500

 Colleges for Under-Graduate Course:

College Name


Average Total Fee

Isabella Thoburn Degree College


INR 50,000

Aligarh Muslim University


INR 61,700

Jadavpur University


INR 2,500

Panjab University


INR 8,100

Kalinga University


INR 56,000

Lovely Professional University


INR 60,000

Royal Global University


INR 1,14,800

ICFAI University

West Tripura

INR 72,000

Rabindranath Tagore University


INR 15,000

ITM University


INR 75,000

Choose college wisely, it decides your future. There are number of colleges that offer the same course. But, the quality of education is different and job placement criteria may be offered or may be not. Let’s see the a bit of career details in this field. 

Career Scope and Job Opportunities:

This is very well growing sector in India. One just has to pursue the course from any better college and gain proper education about this. Selecting a better college is very important. Most of the reputed colleges conducts placement drive after the completion of the course, It will be very easy for one to get placed well and get first job from college reference. 

Well, You can find the job by yourself as well. But, it is a bit difficult to do that. There are many opportunities for fresher in India. Righ after the completion of the course, one can work as the following as a fresher or with just few years of experience in the field:

  • Chief Librarian/Librarian
  • Assistant Librarian
  • Library Attendant
  • Records Manager
  • Junior Librarian
  • Archivist
  • Law Librarian
  • Consultant etc

Top Recruiters:

  • Libraries
  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Corporate Training Centres
  • Research Institutions
  • Media Organizations
  • Consulting Firms

Area of Specialization in the same field:

Well, After the Bachelor degree progam. One has many sub-streams to choose to  do specialization in any particular niche. Here is list given below to get specialization in the field:

  • Librarian
  • Indexing
  • Archiving
  • Meta Data Management
  • Abstractor
  • Researcher
  • Information Architecture
  • Cataloguing
  • Preservation
  • Conservation etc

Well, To get better career in any field. It is important to have right mindset and gain proper education about that field. There is nothing more important than your skill and knowledge to succeed in any field. 

FAQs For Librarian Course

Can I Purse Librarian Course after 10th?

No, there is no course available in this field after passing class 10th. The Minimum qualification has been kept class 12th in any stream.

What is the required qualification to pursue B.Lib Course?

One just needs to have passed class 12th in any stream from any government recognized board (State or Central).

Which College is best for Diploma in Librarian Courses?

There are many, it is hard to mention one name, Some best colleges are Lovely Professional University, Apex University, Jadavpur University and more etc.

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Dasharath Maurya