Library Rules & Regulations

1. Every student must possess his/ her Library Card while making use of the Library facility and produce the same to the Library Staff on entering the Library.

2. Strict discipline must be maintained in the Library. Indiscipline may lead to disciplinary action and the library privileges may be withdrawn.

3. Users must switch-off their mobile phone or turn it into silent mode.

4. Cash and other valuables should not be left at the Property Counter. Library accepts no responsibility for any loss.

5. Users must sign Visitors’ register maintained at Security check and enter ‘in’ and ‘out’ time.

6. Borrowing time is strictly between 9:30am and 4:30pm.

7. One Book will be issued against one Reader’s Ticket for specific number of days only.

8. Reference material should not be taken outside the Library.

9. Books for overnight reading will be issued at specific time as decided by the

Librarian and the same must be returned before10.00 AM next day.

10. Newspapers and Periodicals are issued against Library cards for Reading in the library. Journals will be issued for current reading in the library only.

11. When Books are issued, students should check the pages of the issued books and if pages are found missing, they should report the same to the Librarian before leaving the Counter. On returning the books, if pages are found missing, then the last borrower of the book shall be held accountable for the missing pages and shall accordingly be fined.

12. Students are required to handle books and reading material very carefully. Marking library books with pencil or ink, tearing the pages or spoiling the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously. In such case, the last reader will be held responsible unless he shows the Librarian at the time of issue that the book had been previously marked or damaged. In the event of damage of any kind, the last reader will be liable to compensate for damage. Books will have to be replaced.

13. Books must be protected from dust and rains

14. Personal details of borrowers of Library materials may not be disclosed to other readers, nor shall any person use the computerized facilities of the Library to obtain or process data except in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

15. It is observed that some of the students do not return the Library Books on or before the due date stamped on the date slip attached in the book depriving other students.

In order to prevent such students from keeping Library books with them beyond due date, the fine charged will be as follows:

After the 4th day Rs. 10/- per day

After the 6th day Rs. 20/- per day

 Beyond 15 days, the borrower will have to pay the cost of the book along with fine.

16. In case a Reader loses a book he/ she should replace the book. In case the book cannot be replaced; The current price of the book will be paid by the borrower.

17. Membership card is nontransferable. Students must not lend their Readers Ticket to any other student to borrow books from the Library. Library facilities will be withdrawn for students misusing cards.

18. The college Leaving Certificate or Transfer Certificate will be issued to student only after he/ she has returned all the Library books and cleared all library dues.

19. Reader’s ticket must be renewed every semester/ year as notified.

20. First year students should get their Reader’s Ticket issued from the library by the prescribed date. No Reader’s Ticket will be issued to any student after this date. However, only in special cases or under genuine circumstances the Reader’s Ticket will be issued to the students after obtaining the Principal’s permission.

21. In case a student loses his/ her Reader’s Ticket then the student should report the loss of ticket immediately to the librarian and apply for a Duplicate card on the prescribed form available at the Library Counter by paying Rs. 50/- per ticket.

22. Use of sound equipments like radios, walkmans, cell phones etc. is strictly prohibited in the library and its environs

23. No library equipment may be moved, modified or tampered with without permission from the librarian.

24. The library staff has the right to ask students to leave the library if they are behaving inappropriately or causing disturbance to other users.

26. Failure to observe the above rules or part of rules will be reported to the Principal by the Librarian.

Note: Violation of these Rules will call for punitive action against the erring student.

Opening Hours :-

Monday – Saturday             9:30AM to 4:00PM

The library is closed on Sundays and all public holidays