Master of Library and Information Science

Admissions for the academic year 2021-22

How to become a Somaiya student

We are delighted that you are considering a MLISc programme at Department of Library and Information Science, Somaiya Vidyavihar University. Please read all instructions and requirements carefully to ensure a complete and correct application.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Qualification: Graduate degree in any stream.

Admission Process
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Step 1

The students should fill the pre-admission form which is available on the college admission portal https://admissions.somaiya.edu

Step2

Step 2

Submission of 250/- (non-refundable in all cases) form fees through the online payment gateway

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Step 3

Admission will be offered based on the availability of seats. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her provisional admission or waitlisted number.

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Step 4

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit, branch preference and availability of seats taken together. The candidate will be communicated via email about the seat offered to him / her or corresponding waitlisted number.

Important Dates

Phases Dates
Start Date of M.L.I.Sc. Application Form 05th June, 2021
End Date of M.L.I.Sc. Application Form 31st August, 2021
Last Date of M.L.I.Sc. Admission 14th September, 2021
Starting Date of M.L.I.Sc. Classes 15th September, 2021
  1. A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit list and on the availability of seats. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her status of admission whether confirmed or waitlisted.
  2. A candidate who has been offered a provisional seat will need to pay the full fees of the first semester Rs. 40,000/- within 8 days of the receipt of the offer letter, to secure the confirmed admission.
  3. Candidate who does not pay the requisite amount as per the deadline will lose his/her claim on the confirmed seat during that phase.
  4. The final confirmation of admission is subject to physical verification of the documents. In case of non-availability of valid documents, the confirmation of the admission will result in cancellation.
  5. A candidate whose result is awaited is required to give an undertaking.
  6. Cancellation rules are available on the website for reference.
  7. The admission schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive / instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.
  • 10th Marksheet & Passing Certificate (Board Certificate)
  • 12th Marksheet & Passing Certificate (Board Certificate)
  • First Year, Second Year & Third Year Marksheet
  • Third Year Passing & Convocation Certificate
  • Any valid address and date of birth proof; Aadhar Card
  • Marriage Certificate or Affidavit for married female candidate-(For change in name)
  • Pass-port size photograph
  • Migration certificate for students from universities other than Somaiya Vidyavihar University

Admissions are open to all the categories as mentioned below

 

  • Who
    • Residents of Maharashtra (domicile)
    • All citizens of India
  • Eligibility for application
    • Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects (Chemistry/Biotechnology/ Biology/Technical Vocational subjects) and obtained at least 50% marks in the above subjects taken together. (at least 45% marks in case of Persons with Disability).
    • And
    • The candidate should have appeared for MHT-CET 2021 /JEE-Mains (Paper-1) 2021 / SAT  (Scholastic Assessment Test)/ PERA-CET 2021 Exam and should obtain a non-zero score in this qualifying examination
 

  • Who
    • Non-resident Indian (NRI) students
    • Person of Indian Origin (PIO) students
    • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) students
    • International students
  • Eligibility for application
    • Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects (Chemistry/Biotechnology/ Biology/Technical Vocational subjects) and obtained at least 50% marks in the above subjects taken together.
    • And
    • The candidate should have appeared for Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) / JEE-Main (Paper-1) 2021 /PERA-CET 2021 and should obtain a non-zero score in this qualifying examination.
    • Any other criterion declared from time to time by the Admission Authority - Somaiya Vidyavihar University.

Master of Library and Information Science- Two years integrated programme

 

Particulars Amount (in INR)
Tuition Fees 60,000
Laboratory Fees 4,000
Exam Fees (Two semesters) 2,500
I-card Fees 500
Other Fees 4,000
Development fees 8,000
Total fees per annum 80,000

 

Cancellation Policy for Confirmed Admission

  1. In case of students whose results are pending, must furnish the documents within four working days of declaration of result of graduation or equivalent examinations, for admission to be confirmed.
  2. In the case of students whose documents need to be reissued by their respective University or relevant authority, will need to submit an application to the Head of the institution, specifying the time required for such reissue. A maximum period of 30 days will be granted.
  3. If any candidate who has confirmed the admission and chooses to withdraw from the programme of study, can apply for cancellation by submitting a prescribed cancellation form. The deduction of fees will be as follows:
Sr. No. Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college/the candidate does not fulfil eligibility criteria Applicable Deduction
1. 15 days or more before the last date of admission* 10% of Total fees
2. Less than 15 days before the last date of admission* 15% of Total fees
3. After commencement of the academic year, up to 60 days 50% of Total fees
4. More than 60 days of commencement of academic year 100% of Total fees

After commencement of the MLISc. programme, if a student wants to take a break for certain valid reason, then he/she can do so as per the following norms:

The academic break can be granted to any student at most once during the programme, for the period of a semester or more, with the maximum period of academic one year. The application has to be approved by the HOI.

Conditions for academic break:
  • Serious personal reasons involving hospitalization or serious family issues, on the condition of providing valid medical certificates or relevant documents.
  • Pregnancy/Maternity

The HOI will approve the academic break and forward the application of the student to the admission/ department for necessary process.

  • In case of any academic break approval from the HOI is mandatory.
  • Payment of Fees for the academic break: If the student has informed the HOI regarding academic break before the commencement of the relevant year and not paid the total fees for that year, then if his/her academic break is granted, he/she can pay the total fee (100%) prevalent at the time when he seeks re-admission.
  • If a student wants to take academic break after the commencement of the academic year, but he/she has not attended the classes and if the fees are not paid, then while seeking readmission he/she has to pay the total fee (100%) plus 25% of the total fee as re-admission fee to continue his/her studentship.
  • If the student has paid the total fee for the entire year and then sought the academic break after commencement of that academic year in the middle of semester, he/she has to pay 25% extra on the total fees of one year of the total fee prevalent at that time, towards re-admission in subsequent years.
  • Students can exit after any semester and rejoin the programme, subject to above mentioned terms and conditions of Somaiya Vidyavihar University.

About Somaiya Entrance Test - Engineering (SET – E)

Somaiya Entrance Test for Engineering (SET-E) is the entrance test for admission to First Year B.Tech engineering programs for the academic year 2021-22. It will be one of the entrance examinations for admission to undergraduate engineering programs in Somaiya Engineering College. This entrance test will not have any negative marking.

Mode of Examination

SET-E 2021 will be conducted as Remote Proctored online and will have objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Choice of Medium of Question Papers

The medium of Question paper will be English

Eligibility

The candidates who have passed class 12th / equivalent qualifying examination in 2019, 2020 or appearing in 2021 can appear for SET-E 2021 examination.

List of Qualifying Examinations (QE) for SET-E

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country is recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
 

Syllabus for SET - E 2021

For Detailed syllabus for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry Click here

Examination Pattern 

Subject Number of Questions Marks for answer Total Marks out of 100
Correct Incorrect
Mathematics 25 2 - 50
Physics 25 1 - 25
Chemistry 25 1 - 25

Note :

Total marks: 100   Total Duration: 90 minutes

 

Schedule of Events with Dates

Event Dates
Online submission of application form along with fees Started on 18th March,2021
Infrastructure Readiness Check (IRC) 14th June 2021 - (10 am - 12 noon)
Data Requirement Check ( Mock Test) 16th June & 17th June 2021 - (10 am - 12 noon) 
Date of Examination 19th June, 2021- (10 am - 12 pm)
Candidate Self Registration Time of Self Registration for all candidate from
8.00 am -09.55 am on 19th June, 2021

Fees payable for SET-E 2021:

Candidates appearing for Somaiya Entrance Test for Engineering (SET-E 2021) will have to pay an additional INR 2,000/- towards examination fees (non-refundable)

 Important Help Documents of SET-E 2021

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