Library Rules and Regulations

  1. Strict and absolute silence shall be observed in the Library.
  2. Cell Phone to be switched off inside the Library.
  3. Bags, Big handbags, Raincoat, Jerkin and Casual wears are strictly prohibited inside the library.
  4. Members are requested to keep their belongings at the entrance of the Library. However they are advised not to leave cell phones, purse, money, credit card and other valuables in the handbag outside the library. These items are liable to be lost.
  5. Library users are strictly prohibited from taking the borrowed and stamped books again inside the library.
  6. If the due date falls on a holiday for the Library, the next working day will be taken as the due date.
  7. Books will be issued to the members only on producing the ID card.
  8. If any book is lost or damaged beyond repair, the person responsible shall replace it with a new copy or pay double the cost of the recent price and handling charges or as may be decided by the librarian.
  9. Books will not be issued to members on the ID card of others.
  10. Membership Cards are not transferable. Books will not be issued to students on the Membership Card of staff members.
  11. Books will be issued subject to availability only.
  12. No sub-lending of books is permitted.
  13. Any kind of marking, underlining, clipping of books is absolutely forbidden. Readers shall be held responsible for any damage done to the book belonging to the Library and shall be required to replace such book or pay the value thereof.
  14. Under special circumstances, the Librarian may refuse the issue of books or recall the books already issued from any member without assigning any reason thereof.
  15. The following conditions are to be followed for the renewal of books.
    [i] The book has to be produced in the Library for renewal.
    [ii] More than one renewal will not be allowed.
  16. The Borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of any books issued against his / her original (or) duplicate ID Card.
  17. No reminders will be issued to individuals but consolidated list of defaulters will be displayed in the library notice board.
  18. New books and journals received will be on display for a week.
  19. The borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of any books issued against his / her original (or) duplicate Library Member ID Card.
  20. Reference books, Newspapers, Magazines, Journals should not be taken out.
  21. The Library may accept donation of manuscripts, books, periodicals etc. from the donors. Such donations once accepted will become the absolute property of the University.
  22. Library timings details of fine structure are displayed on the Library Notice Boards.
  23. Overnight issue is available for selected reference books.

Note: The above rules are intended to regulate the use of Library resources and will be reviewed periodically to meet the Changing needs.

Any changes in the rules or instructions or information to members will be notified on the Library Notice Board as and when required