Department of Library and Information Science is a department offering professional degree courses in the Faculty of Arts. Established in 1956, starting with a Post- Graduate Diploma in Library Science, today the department offers three-degree courses, viz., Bachelors, Masters and Ph. D. degrees in Library and Information Science. This department has been generating professionals, who are in great demand in academic, research and industrial libraries in the State of Gujarat. Our alumni are holding senior positions in other parts of the country as well and some are even working abroad.
This was the first Department of Library Science in Gujarat from where students qualified NET conducted by the UGC.  This tradition still continues is evident form the fact that, seven students of our Department qualified the UGC-NET examination held in the year 2012 alone. The Department has a computer laboratory with twenty computers. Modern technology is excessively used in teaching and learning process. The placement of the Master’s students has all along been hundred percent.
The Department envisions developing itself as a model center to learn the application of Information Technology in managing information and library services which is extremely essential for the overall development of the knowledge society.

Head of Department

  • Prof. K. Krishnan
    Department of Library & Information Science

    Designation: I/c Head & Professor of Archaeology

    Qualification: B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D
    Phone Nos: 0265-2792436
    Experience: 30 years
    Areas of Interest: Archaeomaterials, Environmental Archaeology and Harappan Studies