India is a leading country for many perspective as far as education is concerned, India is also a leading country; not only in Asia but also in the world. India has so many educational institutes such as universities, research centers, colleges, schools, training centre, and so on. such university and educational institute offers so many courses and so many subjects including interdisciplinary ... [Show full abstract] and multidisciplinary subjects. However, in so many subjects India is still in growing stage out of which Information Science is an important subject. India is a big country constituted with near about 28 states and other central Union Territories. West Bengal is a leading state in many perspectives and even in Information Science education too. This paper is also talks about Information Science and its several aspects including nature and characteristics or Information Science; its uses and importance in several sectors. Paper also illustrates Indian higher education at a glance in very brief manner.