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Do you love reading books? Do you always suggest your friends which books to read? Is the library your go-to place? If yes, you should consider the librarian as a career path.


A librarian is trained in information science or library science. Librarians are trained to collect, organise, develop, evaluate, use and manage the information. Librarians play an essential role to maintain the vast pool of information in the form of books, videos, audios and digital files. They also guide people towards the right books, articles, videos and sound depending on their needs. They are appointed in schools, local libraries, government libraries etc. Librarians know to search for particular information in databases and How use this information ethically.


Example:  Ben Franklin, Melvil Dewey, Mao Zedong, J. Edgar Hoover, and Marcel Duchamp are some of the famous librarians in history.

What are the roles and responsibilities for Librarian?


  • A librarian selects, develops and classifies library resources.
  • Answer readers' enquiries.
  • A librarian uses library systems and specialist computer applications.
  • They manage the staff, which includes recruitment, training and supervisory duties.
  • Liaising with departmental academic staff, external organizations and suppliers
  • Advise students on issues such as course selection, progress toward graduation and career decisions.
  • Academic librarianship is a people-focused role. It requires individuals to manage learning resources.
  • Recruit, hire, train and terminate departmental personnel.
  • Participate in student recruitment, selection and admission process.
  • They make admission recommendations as well.
  • Formulate strategic plans for the institution.
  • Plan, administer and control budgets, maintain financial records and produce financial reports.
  • Establish operational policies and procedures.
  • Make modifications based on analysis of operations, demographics and other research information.
  • Participate in faculty and college committee activities.
  • Represent institutions at community and campus events with other institution personnel during accreditation processes.
  • Promote the university by participating in the community, which includes state and national events or meetings.
  • Develop partnerships with industry and secondary education institutions.

What are the key skills required for Librarian?

  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Customer Service
  • Cataloging Skills

What are the career opportunities for Librarian?

  • College Coordinator
  • College Counsellor
  • College Marketing Manager
  • Education Administrators
  • Librarian
  • Principal

What is the salary and demand for Librarian?

  • Demand is Medium for Librarian And Education Administration.
  • Salary levels are Medium for Librarian And Education Administration. For fresher average salary is 3 to 4 Lacs.
  • Fees levels of the course is Low. To pursue this course student need to spend lesser than 2 Lakhs.
  • Level of preparation for Librarian And Education Administration is Low. Students spend lesser than 1 year to prepare for entrance test of Librarian And Education Administration.

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What education is required to become a Librarian?

  • Student can do 12th( Any Stream). Then complete B.Lib. Further you can Proceed with M.Lib..
  • Student can do 12th( Any Stream). Then complete Diploma in Library Management.

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What are the best entrance exam to become a Librarian in India?

For Graduation

  • Maharashtra Common Entrance Test-MH CET 2022
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test-IPU CET 2022
  • Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test-BHU UET 2022
  • Chhattisgarh Pre BEd-CG Pre BEd 2022
  • Himachal Pradesh University BEd-HPU BEd 2022
  • MP Pre BEd Entrance Exam-MP Pre BEd 2022
  • Bachelor of Education Entrance Test-BEET 2022
  • Central Universities Common Entrance Test-CUCET 2022
  • Combined Shiksha Shastri Entrance Test-CSSET 2022
  • Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test-AP EDCET 2022

For Post Graduation

  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test-IPU CET 2022
  • Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test-MGU CAT 2022
  • Osmania University Common Entrance Test-OUCET 2022
  • Adikavi Nannaya University Common Entrance Test-AKNUCET 2022
  • Central Universities Common Entrance Test-CUCET 2022
  • Banaras Hindu University Postgraduate Entrance Test-BHU PET 2022
  • Yogi Vemana University Common Entrance Test-YVUCET 2022
  • Andhra University Common Entrance Test-AUCET 2022
  • AISECT Joint Entrance Exam-AJEE 2022