Membership of the library is open for the teaching staff, students and non-teaching staff of the college. A non-member is not admitted to the library except for special permission from the Principal. The Identify Card which issued to the students from the College is also their Library Membership Card. Books are issued to the users on the production of valid Identity Card. In the case of staff (Teaching & Non-teaching) membership is allowed only after submitting duly filled in and signed membership form which they can collect from the Circulation Desk, recommended by the concerned HoD or office order of joining the institute before the approval of the Librarian. The members are supposed to be conversant with and agreeable to the Library rules.
Book Lending Facility
Borrower categories and their entitlements
|Borrowers Type||Maximum no. of Books issued||Loan period||Overdue charges|
|Undergraduate students||3||14 days||Rs.1 per day|
|Postgraduate students||5||14 days||Rs.1 per day|
|Teaching Staff(Permanent)||8||14 days||Rs.1 per day|
|Teaching Staff (Contract)||5||14 days||Rs.1 per day|
|Non-Teaching Staff||5||14 days||Rs.1 per day|
Damage/ Loss of Library Materials
- Users must ensure that the books they borrow are in good condition to avoid being held responsible for any damages noted while returning the books.
- Users will be held responsible for any damage or loss of library materials in their possession and will be required to meet the cost of replacement as per the govt. directives.
- Lost books must be reported to the librarian immediately and replaced or paid for within 30 days.
- Lost library books that are recovered, must be handed to librarian as they remain the property of college library.
Validity of Library Cards
Library borrower cards are valid for the entire duration of the course to access library facilities. Borrower cards shall be returned to the library at the end of the course. Take special care to maintain the library borrower cards. Do not fold or alter entries on the cards. Members are responsible for the entire set of library borrower cards issued to them.
Loss of Library Cards
Loss of borrower card should be reported to the librarian. Duplicate card may be issued against formal application and fine.
No Due Certificate
Each student shall obtain No dues certificate from the library after returning all the books issued, surrendering the borrower’s cards and after paying outstanding dues, if any.
Damage/ Loss of Library Books
For loss of books the following procedure will be followed:- as per G.O.1028/A3/93.H.Edn. dated 28/05/1993.
i) If new edition or copies of the lost books are available with the book suppliers, the book has to be replaced by a new one.
(ii) If the lost book is not available for replacement the value of the lost book will be realized at the following rates:-
a. Ten times the face value of the books which are published prior to 1946.
b. Six times face value of the books which are published, prior to 1970.
c. Three times the face value of the books in all other cases.
d. If the book value cannot be ascertained from the Library Stock Registers compensation will be fixed on the basis of the market price of similar publication at the time of fixation.