PhD in Library Science by Research


Our PhD in Library Science program seeks to educate students in the values, practices, and morals of information and library science. The program also instils them with a sense of service to varied populaces. Our unique program ensures that our graduates become life-long students and are capable of creating sea-change in their respective industries.

3 Years

Master Degree in a relevant field. Relevant professional experience

Salient Features

  • Designed for research-oriented students
  • Flexibility to study anytime, anywhere
  • Enables students to become highly competent professionals

What do you gain?

  • Students are educated in acquiring, shaping, fine-tuning, and distributing information.
  • Our program integrates technology in our curriculum and this enables students to become experts at conserving and providing access to records and documents.
  • Graduates are imbued with principles, values and ethics of the information professions.

Why Choose Us?

Texila American University, is a Tier-1 private university that offers quality higher education in the research domain. Our doctoral programs are respected and recognized wold-wide and we offer affordable costs and excellent support services for international students as well.


  • Block Subjects Credit Hours
    Block 1 Library and Information Systems Planning and Management 3
    Block 2 Information and Communication Technology in Library Information Science Research 3
    Block 3 Research Methods; Design, Theory and Practices in Library Science 3
    Capstone Project I 2
    Block 4 Current Trends in Library and Information Science 3
    Block 5 Digital Libraries 3
    Block 6 Archives and Information Science 3
    Capstone Project II 2
    Block 7 Information Behaviour 3
    Block 8 Web based Information System 3
    Block 9 Elective 1 3
    Block 10 Elective 2 3
    Capstone Project III 2
    Block 11 - 18 Thesis Work 24
    Total Credits 60

Learning Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BBRRIICCSS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology


Doctoral Structure

Our PhD in General Business Management program is designed to remove roadblocks for you and demystify the dissertation process. This unique approach centers on supporting you in three ways: through program structure, a dedicated faculty and support team, and online resources. To help generate momentum toward graduation, you’ll begin your dissertation early in the program. Our faculty, support team, and online resources will help guide you every step of the way.

Doctoral Structure

Career Path

Graduates of our doctoral program in library science will find extensive job opportunities. Some of the job titles include; Assistant Librarian, University Librarian, Information Scientist, Deputy Librarian amongst many others.


  • How Do I Apply?

    You can apply online by clicking here. Fill the application form with all the relevant information and our Enrollment Advisor will call you for more details.

  • When will a decision be made on my application?
  • Do I need to travel to University for Examinations?

    No. We conduct the proctored Examinations including viva-voice.

  • How do I get guidance for the Doctoral/PhD programs?

    Students should identify their own Guide and get approved by the University. The University will also support the students by providing a Co-Guide.

  • How do I get academic discussions and clarifications?

    Academic Discussions & Clarifications will be done through Student - Faculty Interactions and Forum Discussions.