• Saeed Ullah Jan Department of LIS, Khushal Khan Khattak University Karak
  • Sajeed Gul Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar
  • Ishtiaq Knan Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar


This study is conducted to analyze the job market of library and information sciences (LIS) and make a comparison with computer sciences and Management Sciences subjects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2017. The study shows that a drastic change occurred in the LIS job market in the year 2018. The job opportunities in LIS have been increased very rapidly as compared to above mention disciplines. There are more chances of jobs 73.33% at public sector for the professionals of LIS as compared to Computer science 63% and Management Science 46.15%. This study shows that Management Science jobs are on the top at job market 53.84% at private sector following Computer science 37% and LIS 26.67% respectively. Higher degrees such as M.Phil or PhD degrees are also required for many higher posts. Majority of the posts need Bachelors and Master degrees in LIS subject as compared to other subjects of this study.


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