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    Library: Rules & Regulations

    All the students, faculty members and employees of the Institute can register themselves for the membership of the Library. All Students, faculty and staff members are issued bar-coded patron cards. Their entitlements, in terms of the number of books that can be borrowed by them, are as follows:

    Category of member

    No. of Books that can be issued

    Duration of Issue

    Membership Form Attestation by






    4 books /subject

    One Semester

    Head of the Deptt. / Centre



    One Semester

    Any other faculty member

    Technical and Supporting Staff


    One Month

    Head of the Deptt. / Centre

    Other Staff of the Institute


    One Month

    Head of the Deptt. / Centre



    Seven Days

    Head of the Deptt. / Centre

    Membership Renewal

    The Bar code shall remain valid for the period indicated on ID Card. The students, faculty and staff members can get their bar code renewed in July/August, June and December respectively on surrendering all borrowers’ cards issued to them and after settling all other dues. Faculty, staff and students members are being switched over to bar-code based circulation system.


    Checking out Library Documents

    Registered Library members are allowed to check out Library documents as per their entitlement mentioned above. Reference and Text Books are not issued out.  CD’s of Books & magazines, University Syllabus, Old University Question Papers, Log Table, Backdated journals are issued for overnight. Bound volumes of journals are not issued out.



    Books issued to you can be renewed unless they are reserved by someone else. You need to bring the books to the Library for getting them re-issued.


    Return of Documents

    Documents checked out from the Library should be returned at the circulation desk, during its working hours, i.e. 9.00 PM to 5.15 PM on any working day. Books issued through the Text Book Section should be returned in the Text Book Section only.


    Reserving the Documents

    A library user can reserve a book currently out on loan by requesting staff at the Circulation Counter.


    Loss of Books

    The borrower is required either to replace the books with a recent edition, if available or pay its cost.


    Overdue Charges

    Overdue charges at the rates mentioned below are charged for late return of the books: Rs. 1.00 per day for the books issued.



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