Rules and Regulations
Library is a silence zone. Mobile phones and watch alarms should be switched to silent mode before entering the Library. Private books and personal belongings are to be deposited at the entrance. Any printed materials, documents and CD-ROMs will not be permitted to be taken inside the library. Members should report the loss of their ID card immediately to the Librarian. While entering the library, Student should show the Identity card to the library staff and make entry in the Barcode Scanner. During Library hours the concerned library staff in charge will take care of entries and to maintain discipline in the library premises. Anyone found disturbing the library atmosphere will be asked to leave the library. All Library transactions should be through circulation counter only.
HOURS OF OPERATIONSLibrary is open on all days except listed holidays. The working hours are:
|Central Library||08:00 a.m. to 08:30 p.m.|
|Reference||08:00 a.m. to 08:30 p.m.|
|Journals / Periodicals||08:00 a.m. to 08:30 p.m.|
|Books for Competitive Examinations||08:00 a.m. to 08:30 p.m.|
|Stack Room||08:30 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.|
|Circulation||08:30 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.|
Note: Library facilities can be provided anytime to access the reference / reading section for hackathons, based on prior request approved by the Principal.
The following entitlements apply to books in the general loan collections of the Central Library.
|Membership Category||Borrowing Entitlements||Loan Period|
|Professor||14 Books||30 Days|
|Associate Professor||12 Books||30 Days|
|Assistant Professor||10 Books||30 Days|
|Instructor||06 Books||30 Days|
|Supporting and Administrative Staff||04 Books||30 Days|
|Under Graduate Students||07 Books||15 Days|
|Post Graduate Students||08 Books||15 Days|
|Research Scholars||06 Books||30 Days|
FINE SYSTEMFine will be collected for the late return of books as follows:
LOSS OR DAMAGE OF BOOK
Members should check the book thoroughly for missing pages, chapters, pictures, index etc while borrowing the books from the Library. No books in damaged condition will be accepted from the member. Mutilated or spoiled books will have to be replaced by the borrower. Incase loss of books it should be informed immediately to the Librarian and Members should replace the latest edition of the same title and author or if the book is out-of-print then they should pay double the cost of the book along with fine and processing charge of Rs 50/-.
RESERVATION OF BOOK
All books which are out on loan to another member may be reserved in Online | Mobile App (M-OPAC). Availability of reserved books will be notified in the member’s account. Members who do not borrow the books within three days, after availability, their reservation for the books will be cancelled and next priority members will enjoy the reservation.
Members may cancel their request for reservation of books by informing at the circulation section. If there is a reservation for the book, members should compulsorily return the book on or before due date to the library.
Students are advised to avail the opportunities of using the CD-ROMs and Internet browsing at the library. Only two students are allowed to work together at a time with one system.
Note: Any changes in the rules or instructions or information to members will be notified on the Library Notice Board as and when required.