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Library Rules

The Library remains open from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. These hours are subject to rules on all working days.


Rules Common to all Borrowers


1. No books shall be taken out of the library without the knowledge of the librarian and until it has been properly entered in the issue register and the entry signed by the borrower.


2. Each borrower must examine the condition of the books before they are issued.


3. All library books issued to the borrowers shall be returned to the library before the college closes for Summer Vacation.


4. Anybody in possession of a library book shall return it to the library whenever required.


5. No marginal notes, underlining or note shall be made in the library book. No pictures or pages be removed, torn or otherwise disfigured. In each such case the borrower shall be asked to replace the book damaged by him/her with fine. 6. Although ordinarily there will be no restriction on the use of the books in the library. The Principal has the right to stop the issue of certain books to all or some intending borrowers. 7. Borrowers against whom any overdue or other charges is outstanding shall not be allowed to borrow books from the library.


8. If any borrower keeps library books in his or her possession for more than the time allowed for the purpose no more book will be issued to him/her until the book concerned is restored to the library.


9. All those who happen to be inside the library or in its neighborhood shall observe strict silence.


10. Spitting, Smoking, Sleeping inside the library and putting one’s leg on the library furniture are forbidden.


11. None but the teaching staff, non teaching staff & the ministerial staff may go beyond library counter.


12. The following is the list showing the maximum number of books that may be issued to the various classes of borrowers.


a. Members of Teaching Staff 25 Books each


b. Demonstrator 05 Books each


c. Librarian 05 Books each


d. PET 03 Books


e. Non-Teaching Staff 03 Books each


f. Pass Students 02 Books each


g. Honours Students 03 Books each h. +2 Students 01 Book each If a book has several parts / volumes each part or volume should be treated as one book.


13. a. Reference Books, Maps, University Calendars, Courses of study and other rare books shall not be issued without special permission from the Principal.


b. Current issues of all periodicals shall not be issued for outside uses.


14. Members of the teaching staff, non-teaching staff, the ministerials and others may take books from the library by signing the issue register or on slips. Students for borrowing books are required to produce library cards.


15. The time allowed to borrowers is 14 days in case of students and one month in case of the members of teaching staff Students who do not return the book in schedule time shall have to pay a fine of 50 paise per day.


16. Any book lost, damaged or damaged by a borrower will be replaced by him. If the book is one of a set or a series and volume cannot be obtained singly, the whole set or series be replaced at the reader’s cost, Should the book be rare or irreplaceable the borrower must pay thrice the catalogue price.


17. If the price of the lost books cannot be as certained he/she should pay the amount fixed by the Principal.


18. The members of the teaching and non teaching staff and the students are required to Co-operate with decency and dignity for the smooth functioning of the library.


19. Library clearance Certificate can only be issued to a student who has cleared all the dues and produced the receipt in this respect at the library counter.


20. The librarian should report to the Lecturer-in charge against person responsible for the improper use of the library book such as making a marginal or other notes, tearing or removal of pages, pictures and dirtying or disfiguring the book in any way. The Lecturer-in-charge, library will report against those guilty of such offence, to the Principal for suitable punishment.


21. Certain books may be reserved by the Principal for exclusive use on the recommendation of the heads of the department.


22. A book once issued to a borrower may be reissued to him only when no body else wants to take it, Books before re -issue must be handed over first to the librarian for necessary entries in the register.


23. It is a serious offence to sign for another or borrow books in another’s name.


24. Unauthorised persons who will try to force their way into the library may be returned out of the library by the library staff.


25. A member of the teaching staff can borrow books from the other department with prior permission from the concerned Head of the Department for a stipulated period only.


26. The students are required to obtain a “No Dues” certificate from the librarian prior to filling up of the forms and taking C.L.C. from the College.


27. The books will not be issued beyond the quota allotted without special permission.


28. As the library is the store house of knowledge it must be respected by one and all.


29. Those who use the library are supposed to abide by the rules of the library. Ignorance of these rules will not be considered as an excuse. 30. The books should be placed in the proper position soon after the return of books and the index card must be placed forthwith. 31. Library books are non transferable.




With the financial assistance of the U.G.C. and the College, a Book Bank has been started from which reference and text books are issued to the poor and meritorious students on the recommendation of the selection committee annually appointed by the Principal for the purpose. The borrowers have to deposit 20% of the cost of the book and are allowed to retain the books till their test examination.