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Circulation & Membership Service

Issue / Renewal of Books

Bona fide members are entitled to borrow books against their borrower’s card as per the rules applicable to them. A Member can renew a document continuously 2 times, if there is no reservation for that particular document. A book, which is in great demand, shall not be issued to the same person consecutively.

Reservation of Book

A member may reserve a book which is issued to any other member on loan.  If the member, who has requisitioned for reservation, fails to collect the reserved books within two days after returning it, such books will be declared as unreserved and may be issued to other members.

Overdue Document

The documents which are not returned/renewed on or before the due date will be considered as overdue documents.
  • The member is expected to pay attention to the due date stamped on the book.
  • For the books not returned / renewed within the due date of return, a fine of Rs. 1.00 per day be imposed after the due date.


Loss / Mutiation of Books

  • If a member loses any document It is must be immediately reported to the Librarian in writing
  • If a document is declared as lost by a borrower he/she will have the option to replace similar edition of the document having same or latest imprint but not a cheaper edition like paperback, student edition, etc.,
  • The replacement cost once recovered or replacement copy once accepted cannot be refunded or returned under any circumstances even if the original document is recovered.
  • In case of loss or damage of a book or any other reading material, the member responsible for the loss/damage shall be required to replace the current edition of the document along-with a charge of Rs.25/- towards processing cost within 30 days from the date on which such loss/damage is detected. If the book is out of print and not available in the market, the member will have to deposit the latest available price of that book along with the processing cost of Rs.25/- and all kinds of borrowing facilities for the member concerned will remain suspended till finalization of the matter


Working Hours

Monday to Friday 10.00 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Issue of Books (Excluding Saturdays & Sundays) 10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m

Library remains closed on Public and University holidays

Procedure for Enrollment

A person eligible to be enrolled as a member of the Library will fill up and sign a Membership Registration Form obtainable from the library and submit the same after duly signed and stamped by the Competent recommending authority to the Librarian for the enrolment as member of the library.

Categories of Membership & Their Priveledges

Types of Users Books Issue Period Periodicals Issue Period Bound Volumes Issue Period Non-Print Issue Period
Students (P.G.) 3 10 days NA NA NA NA NA NA
Teaching Staff 20 One Academic Year NA NA NA NA NA NA
Teaching Staff
(on contract)
15 90 days NA NA NA NA NA NA
Officers 12 90 days NA NA NA NA NA NA
Non Teaching Staff 4 90 days NA NA NA NA NA NA
Non Teaching Staff
(on contract)
2 90 days NA NA NA NA NA NA
Research Scholars
5 90 days NA NA NA NA NA NA
Research Scholars
(Non Stipendiary)
2 90 days NA NA NA NA NA NA
Core Faculties
6 90 days NA NA NA NA NA NA
Others Nil Nil NA NA NA NA NA NA


Institutional - For the very purpose of Resource Sharing the membership is also given to some local institutes.

Reference Books and Newspapers are not to be lent out.