Rules

Library Timings: The College Library remains open throughout the year except on Sundays and University holidays. On all working days the Library is open to the users from 08:30 AM to 08:30 PM. The Library timings during the vacations are notified at the beginning of each vacation.

Membership: The membership of the College Library is open for all the bonafide students, teachers and non-teaching staff of the College.

Admission to the College Library: While entering the Library, the user has to show his/her valid Identity Card at the Entrance Gate and also has to sign on a Register kept there in token of agreement to conform to the Rules and Regulations of the Library. Private books and personal belongings are not allowed inside the Library. The students may keep their bags and belongings (except valuable items such as money, passport, credit/debit cards/mobile phones, laptops etc.) in the Property Counter outside the Library and get a token issued from there, which has to be surrendered to the Property Counter staff at the time of leaving the Library for getting back the belongings deposited there. In the event of loss of the token, the user has to pay a fine of Rs. 50/=.

Library Tickets: Since the College Library is running on manual mode at present, the users are issued Non-Transferable Library Tickets as per their entitlement, which is detailed as under:

Member Category No. of Books
Undergraduates 04
Postgraduates 05
Non-Teaching Staff 05
Permanent Teachers 20
Adhoc Teachers 10

 

Issue System: A user has to present one Library Ticket per book along with valid Identity Card for the issuance of the desired book on loan. The period of loan is 15 days.

Loss of Library Tickets: The user is responsible for the safe custody of all the Library Tickets issued to him/her. In the event of loss of the Library Tickets, the user has to pay a fine of Rs. 25/= per ticket for getting duplicate Library Tickets issued to him/her.

Loss of Books: Like Library Tickets, the user is responsible for the safe custody of all the books issued to him/her. In the event of loss of a book, the student is required to replace the book either of the same edition or the recent edition to the Library or he/she has to pay an amount equivalent to the current price of the lost book plus 10% processing charges.

Conditions of Loan: Reference Books, Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Previous Year Question Papers, Syllabus, and other reference materials kept in the College Library will not be issued to anyone under any circumstances. However, the user is allowed to consult them inside the College Library and may also get photocopies of their desired pages.

At the time of issuance of a book before leaving the counter, the user must satisfy himself/herself that the book issued to him/her is in sound condition. In the books is damaged or torn out, the user should bring the same to the notice of the counter staff for getting another copy of the book, if available. At the time of return of the book, if any damage or injury to the books is noticed, the member shall be deemed responsible for the same and will be required to replace the book either of the same edition or the recent edition to the Library or he/she has to pay an amount equivalent to the current price of the lost book plus 10% processing charges.

Reservation of Books: The books which are in great demand and which generally remain under issue can be reserved by the user at the Main Counter as well as Reserve Section by filling up the Reservation Slip.

Overdue Fine: All the books issued on loan have to be returned by the users on or before the Due Date stamped on the Date Slip of the book. In case of late returning of the book, an Overdue Fine @ Rs. 5/= per day per book will be levied on the user.

Open Access System: The Library is running on the Open Access System wherein the users have direct access to the shelves and freedom to browse through the books arranged therein.

Catalogue: There are Catalogue Cabinets on the left of the Main Counter containing Classified Catalogues and Dictionary Card Catalogues of the Library books. The Classified Part provides the list of all the books arranged in the Library under different subject headings in alphabetic order, while the Dictionary Card Catalogues contain Author, Title and Subject Index entries in alphabetic order.

Atmosphere of Study: As the Library is a place for individual study, it is necessary to maintain quiet, calm and dignified atmosphere inside it in order to let all the users study without causing disturbance of any sort to the fellow users. Talking and discussion inside the Library are strictly prohibited.