UGC Model Curriculum 2001: Need for Radical Changes


  • Guru Nanak Dev University, Department of Library and Information Science, Amritsar, India


The pervasiveness of the emerging networking and communication technologies pushes the librarian into new roles and competencies. The quality of future professionals depends much on having an up-to-date curriculum. It needs to be so oriented that it is able to cope up with the rapidly changing needs. The present paper reviews the UGC Model Curriculum 2001. An attempt is made to compare the curriculum components with that offered in USA and Canada and identify the lacunae. Suggestions have been made for transformation of LIS curriculum in India.


UGC, Curriculum, Model Curriculum, LIS Curriculum, India.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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