Post Graduate Department of Library and Information Science

Admissions for the academic year 2024-25

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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.


The Department of Library and Information Science, Somaiya Vidyavihar University, commences its Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Library and Data Management (PGDDLDM) from the coming academic year 2024-25. The programme will be of duration 6-months course. This would include lectures, practical sessions, tutorials, project work and internship. For practicals/project work & internship students are required to identify the reputed nearby libraries & get consent from the DLIS department, SVU The course aims to immerse a student in a rich learning environment that will build a strong foundation in developing professional skills, data literacy, work culture to establish a digital platform & to understand applications of ICT in Library and Information Centers.

Eligibilty Criteria

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from recognized University/ Institution + BLISc

Admission Process


The students should fill the pre-admission form which is available on the college admission portal


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


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.

Important Dates

Phase Dates
Start Date of PGDDLDM Application Form 02/05/2024
End Date of PGDDLDM Application Form 10/07/2024
Last Date of PGDDLDM Admission 15/07/2024
Starting Date of PGDDLDM Classes 15/07/2024

Admission Guidlines

  • 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.
  • A candidate who has been offered a provisional seat will need to pay the full fees of course Rs. 10,000/- within 8 days of the receipt of the offer letter, to secure confirmed admission.
  • Candidate who does not pay the requisite amount as per the deadline will lose his/her claim on the confirmed seat during that phase.
  • 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.
  • A candidate whose result is awaited is required to give an undertaking.
  • Cancellation rules are available on the website for reference.
  • 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.

Document Required

  • 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
  • Marriage Certificate or Affidavit for married female candidate-(For change in name)
  • Passport size photograph

Fee Structure

Tuition fees 8,000 16,000
Laboratory fees 500 500
Exam fees 1,000 1,000
Other fees 500 500
Total fees ₹ 10,000 ₹ 18,000

Cancellation Policy

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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:
Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college/the candidate does not fulfil eligibility criteria Deduction Applicable
15 days or more before the last date of admission 10%
Less than 15 days before the last date of admission 15%
After commencement of the academic year, up to 60 days 50%
More than 60 days of commencement of academic year 100%
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