MA in Library Science

MA in Library Science

2 years

Master of Arts (MA) in Library Science course is offered in Central Department of Library & Information Science, Kirtipur. Library science is mainly concerned with the retrieval and management of information under any form. 

This discipline has become very complex due to the high technological development in our society. Libraries continue to hold an important role in the academic world, while making greater use of technology, compared to the past. 

Belonging to an interdisciplinary field of study, library science degrees borrow tools from areas such as management, information technology and education, to collect, organize, preserve, and prioritize information resources.


The candidates require bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited institution recognized by Tribhuvan University.

Job Prospects

Graduates of this course can work in government, archives, information agencies, cultural organisations, museums, libraries, business intelligence firms and other organisations engaged in information activities.

Common post-graduation job paths include working as a school, law, reference or music librarian, in addition to such job titles as:

  • Media specialist
  • Archivist
  • Library director
  • Information broker