Rules & Regulations

1.  Library Timings:
Library remains open on all days except national and other holidays – so declared by the University.
• 07:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. for reading (from Monday to Saturday)
• 09:30 a.m. to 04:30 p.m. for reading (on Sunday)
• 07:30 a.m. to 05:30 p.m. for transaction (issue and return) (From Monday to Saturday)

2.  Membership is open to all the employees and students of the University.

3.  For membership students should fill up Registration form available at the library counter on payment of Rs.200/= (Two Hundred Rupees Only). The students should bring their latest original fee receipt for I-card, which duly stamped & signed by library staff.

4.  In case of loss of the I Card, written intimation about its loss and request for duplicate I Card should be submitted to the Chief Librarian with proper recommendation from the Principal of the Respective Institution. Duplicate I Card will be issued by the Library on the payment of Rs.300/= (Rupees Three Hundred only.) on recommendation of the Head of respective Institution.

5.  Library membership is valid for one year. This I Card has to be renewed every academic year within a month of beginning of the semester/year after payment of Tuition Fees. For renewal of I Card students have to bring latest fee receipt to the library.

6.  Books and personal belongings (Bags, Umbrellas, Raincoats, big purses etc. are included in these) should be deposited in the clock room. Books issued for home-reading are not to be brought into the reading areas.

7.  Books / CD’s/ Magazines etc should not be brought in the library except when it is a borrowed material to be returned.

8.  A clearance certificate (NO DUE CERTIFICATE) signed by the Librarian should be demanded by the authorities concerned from the Students / Staff members on their leaving the Institution.

9.  In case of misuse of library assets and misbehavior with library staff by any user, penalty will be imposed & Library facilities will be revoked.

10.  Privileges of Library Members for Issuing Library Material

Director/Principal/H.O.D./professor/Asst. Professor/Lecturer/ Librarian 10 Books + 1 Ref. Book + 1 Back issue of Magazines/Journals & Novels/General Books
Non-Teaching and Other Staff 05 Books + 1 Ref. Book + 1 Back issue of Magazines/Journals & Novels/General Books
U.G. Students 02 Books + 1 Ref. Book + 1 Back issue of Magazines/Journals & Novels/General Books
P.G. Students 03 Books + 1 Ref. Book + 1 Back issue of Magazines/Journals & Novels/General Books

CD/DVD – Not issued to any Student/Staff (Students/Staffs have to bring External Storage Device to copy the data of CD/DVD)

11.  Loan period
a. Books:
Faculty 180 days
Library Staff 180 days
Non-teaching & Other Staff 90 days
Students 14 days
b. Back issue of Magazine/Journals:
Faculty 04 days
Library Staff 04 days
Non-teaching & Other Staff 04 days
Students 04 days
c. Novels/General Books:
Faculty 07 days
Library Staff 07 days
Non-teaching & Other Staff 07 days
Students 07 days

12.  Details of Fine or Dues: As mentioned in Appendix 1

13.  “REFERENCE CARD” is issued to student/staff (On Demand) for availing Reference Facility from the library on the basis of request given to the Library. Reference Books, Current Issue of Periodicals/Magazines, Newspapers, University papers and Syllabi can be used only within library premises and in special requirement it can be issued for overnight to members on permission of Library Authority.

14.  Books and any issued materials once returned will not be reissued on the same day.

15.  Library materials must be returned on or before the return date – In case the return date happens to be a holiday the members must return the material issued to them before the return date -otherwise fine will be charged as per rule.

16.  Books, Reports, Journals, etc should be handled with care, preserving them so that they are not damaged in any way. If any damage is found in library materials, actual damage removal cost will be recovered from the borrower.

17.  Members should examine the material thoroughly for missing pages, chapters, photographs; sketches etc. at the time of issuance of the books to them and bring the short comings, if any, to the notice of the Library staff for record. They should return the material to library in the same condition as at the time of issue.

18.  Loss of issued Books/CDs/Floppies/Any other Material of the library must be reported immediately  in an application by the member. He/she will be responsible to replace whatever is lost by him/her on or before the due date or else he/she should pay three times the cost within ten (10) days from the due date, after which a fine as per rule will be charged along with the three times cost of the items lost.