Course Structure:

The course in line with NBTE tenets is divided into four semesters and in two years.  The outline course structure is as follows: 

Year 1 - Semester 1

LIS 111

Foundation of Library and Information Science

LIS 112

Cataloguing I

LIS 113

Basic Reference Tools and Services I

LIS 114

History of Libraries I

LIS 115

Book Production Processes

LIS 116

Classification I

LIS 117

Sociology of Library and Information Science

ICT 111

Computer and Information Processing

ICT 112

Systems Design and Analysis

GNS 111

Citizenship Education I

Year 1 - Semester 2

LIS 111

Cataloguing II

LIS 122

Basic Reference Tools and Services II

LIS 123

History of Libraries II

LIS 124

Classification II

LIS 125

Basics Computer and Operating Systems

LIS 126

Compilation of Bibliography, Indexes and Abstracts

ICT 121

Database Management

ICT 122

Programming Language

GNS 102

Communication in English

GNS 121

Citizenship Education

BUS 213

Entrepreneurship Development


Year 2 - Semester 1

LIS 211

Element of Library Administration

LIS 212

Cataloguing and Classification I

LIS 213

Research Methods

LIS 214

Element of Reprography

LIS 215

Types of Libraries and Information Centres I

LIS 216

Preservation and Conservation of Library Materials

LIS 217

Collection Development

LIS 218

Element of Library Automation

ICT 211

Web Development

ICT 212

Management Information Systems

GNS 201

Use of English II

Year 2 - Semester 2

LIS 221

Cataloguing and Classification II

LIS 222


LIS 223

Types of Libraries and Information Centres II

LIS 224

A V equipment Operation and Materials Development

ICT 221

Information Networking

ICT 222

Information security

LIS 225

Introduction to Internet and Virtual Library

GNS 202

Communication in English II

Institute's Administration


Today, there is virtually e-everything; e-mail, e-commerce, e-learning, e-government, etc. It was in response to this global trend that the Jigawa State Government of Nigeria pioneered the establishment of Informatics Institute under a franchise agreement.

Student's Affairs

Learning doesn’t just happen in a classroom. Opportunities for teaching and development exist everywhere and at all times on campus and it’s our job to seize these moments. As student affairs, our job is to foster and promote these interactions.

Campus Sporting

We've a strong sporting ground, whether you wish to  play as part of a team or just want to keep fit! There are plenty of activities for you to choose from to help you stay healthy and active including soccer, badminton & basketball and many more. 


When you are choosing where to study, the quality & value for money of accommodation can be a key part of the decision making process. Where you live can be just as important as what you learn whether on campus, or nearby.


Kazaure, town and traditional emirate in Jigawa state, northern Nigeria. The town has been the emirate’s headquarters since 1819. It was founded by Dan Tunku, a Fulani warrior who was one of the 14 flag bearers for the Fulani jihad (holy war) leader Usman dan Fodio.