Library Rules and Regulations

Circulation Rules :

General books are issued to all members as per their eligibility.

  • Reference books, bound volumes, newsletters, pamphlets, standards are issued only to faculty and equivalent staff members.
  • Two reference books or two bound volumes or one reference book and one bound volume of journal for three days.
  • One loose issue of journal other than the latest (for overnight borrowing) between 1700-1800 hrs which should be returned before 11.00 hrs. next day.
  • Reference books/documents, CDs cannot be borrowed.
  • The members should check the book thoroughly for missing pages, chapters, pictures etc. while borrowing book.
  • No book in damaged condition will be accepted from the members . Mutilated or damaged books will have got be replaced by the member.
  • Books issued cannot be returned on the same day.
  • Member can claim reserved books at the circulation counter / online
  • Loss of book must be reported immediately. Late fees, if any, will be charged till the loss of book is reported. If the original library book is returned after reporting the lost, the fine will be calculated till the date of its return.
  • For replacement of lost book, kindly contact the Circulation Section.
  • Reserved books are kept for claim for 3 days from the date of return by previous member.
  • Only 3 renewals are allowed on any book.
  • Books are reissued /renewed only if there are no claims.

Issue/Return Timings:

General/Reference books – Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.30 PM Saturday, Sundays- 9.00 AM to 5.00pm

Category of membership

Category No. of books Year
Students (All courses) 5 15 days
Faculty 10 30 days
Group B, Staff & equivalent 8 15 days
Group C staff & equivalent 6 15 days
Participants/Project Staff/Temporary staff/consultants 4 15 days
Retired faculty(on payment basis) 2 15 days
Inter library loan(To other libraries) 2 10 days


Books issue will be suspended if fine exceeds 5 times by the same member.