Associate Degree in Library and Information Sciences (AD-LIS)


A two year associate degree program spanning over four semesters comprises 72 credit hours. Prime objective of this program is to prepare professionally trained librarians for public and private sectors, organization and to produce librarians for fulfilling the needs of complex and increasingly changing environment.

Eligibility Criteria:

Intermediate (FA, FSc, ICom or ICS or equivalent) with minimum 50% marks from any recognized board.

A-Level or Equivalent.

Candidate has to pass AIU Entrance Test and Final Interview.

  1. AD Library and Information Sciences

Semester I

Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
ENG 101Functional English(English-I)3-0
PKS 103Pakistan Studies2-0
COM 105Introduction to Computer3-0
EDU 108Education3-0
LIS 109Evolution of Libraries & Information Sources(Foundation-I)3-0
LIS 100Information, Library & Society(Foundation-I)3-0
AR-301Functional Arabic I2-0

Semester II

LIS 101Library & Information Services in Pakistan (Major-VII)3-0
LIS 103Basic Classification3-1
LIS 104Basic Cataloguing3-1
LIS 102Evolution of Libraries & Information Sources(Foundation-II)3-0
LIS 105 Management of Library and Information Services(Foundation-I)3-0
AR-312Functional Arabic II2-0

Semester III

LIS 313Marketing of Library and Information Services (Major-III)3-0
LIS 304Collection Development & Management (Foundation-X)3-0
LIS 202Management of Library & Information Centers (Foundation –VII)3-0
ENG 202Communication Skills3-0
LIS 209User Services in Libraries (Foundation-III)3-0
IS-403Islamic Education I/Ethics I2-0

Semester IV

LIS 201Introduction to Publishing and Book Trade (Foundation-VIII)3-0
LIS 203  Use of Emerging Trends in Libraries (Foundation-IV)3-0
ENG 206English-IV(Seminar Based Oral Communication Skills)3-0
LIS 200Organization of Information (Foundation-V)3-0
LIS 205Basic Reference & Information Sources(Foundation-VI)3-0
IS-414Islamic Education II/Ethics II2-0