Department of Library Information Science (DLIS), Khushal Khan Khattak University Karak was established in April, 2015. The codal formalities as per Higher Education Commission requirements have fulfilled for the BS (LIS), MLIS, MPhil and PhD programs. It is worth to mention that the Department of Library & Information Science is the 2nd department in the Public Sector Universities in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This Department has the distinction to launch first BS-LIS, MPhil LIS and PhD LIS programs   It has also the honor for taking on board highly qualified faculty including the four PhD’s and three number of M.Phil teaching staff. The department currently offers the following programs.

  1. Bachelor of Science in Library & Information Science. (BS-LIS) —— 4 Year
  2. Master of Philosophy in Library & Information Science. (M.Phil-LIS) —— 2 Year.
  3. PhD in Library & Information Science. (PhD- LIS) —— 03 Years


The department vision is.:

The Department of Library and Information Science, KKKUK will expand its leadership role in preparing information professionals to meet the needs of global information society. LIS graduates will continue to serve as intermediaries between information and information seekers, as well as serve crucial roles in a wide variety of settings with increasingly sophisticated technological tools. The diverse faculty of LIS will contribute individual strengths to increase the quality of teaching, research, and service that will boost the department as a center of excellence in near future.


Department Mission

            The Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS) provides and supports resources, research, and service for education and leadership to the library and information sciences community and prepares information professionals of the highest quality to serve dynamic roles in the state, the nation, and the world.




The Department of Library & Information Science are currently running following Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs.






PhD in Library & Information Science

3 Years


MPhil in Library & Information Science

2 Years



4 Years

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