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Library Membership

Students, Teachers, Research Scholars and Staff of the Institute are admitted as members of the library. Library membership forms (if required) can be obtained and submitted at the circulation counter in the library. The number of books that may be borrowed by each category of members and the period of loan is as under:

 Borrowing privileges
Category of Members No. of Books Loan Period
UG 4 (Stack Area) 21 Days
PG 4 (Stack Area) 21 Days
PhD 8 21 Days
Academic 20 180 Days
Officers 8 180 Days
Non Teaching 8 180 Days
Library Staff 8 180 Days
Book Bank (UG and PG) 4 Full Semester
 Book Borrowing Rules

  1. Books can be issued only against RFID-Card issued by the Institute to the borrowers. The RFID-Card is non-transferable and its loss should be immediately reported to the library.
  2. Books issued will not be accepted back on the same day.
  3. The Library member is responsible for any book issued against his/her RFID card, as per the library record.
  4. No borrowing facility is available to the visitors. Visitor or guest member from academic or research institute is allowed to use the library for a short period of time on payment basis (for Reference only, not for sitting the whole day) with the prior permission from the Competent authority/Librarian. The Guest member is required to produce proof of identification. Library space cannot be accessed by outsiders as public library for preparing various competitive exams etc. For more details about outside membership. Click Here
  5. The borrower should check the fitness of the document before getting it issued. Any discrepancy should be brought to the notice of the library staff at the Circulation Counter who will put necessary remarks on the document before issuing. The borrower will be held responsible for any defect/damage found at the time of return of the document, if not recorded on it earlier, and will be liable to pay the penalty as decided by the competent authority/Librarian.
  6. The member would satisfy himself/herself before leaving the issue counter as to whether the book is in good condition or not otherwise he may be held responsible.
  7. No book shall be issued to loan, which Librarian feels is not in a condition to be safely handled by the borrower.
  8. Library members are advised not to issue Books to others on their names.
  9. Books are issued for 21 days from Main Library and for one semester from Book Bank, failing which late fine is applicable as per library rules.
  10. The library members should check the book thoroughly for missing pages, chapters, pictures etc., while borrowing the book.
  11. A borrower is responsible for the safe custody and return of the documents borrowed from the Library. Sending reminders to defaulters is not obligatory on the part of the Library.
  12. Any book issued may be recalled by the Library before the due date of return without assigning any reason and the borrower has to abide by the decision.
  13. Books issued should not be brought to the library except for check-in or renewal.
  14. All the library members who want to return the books issued on their names are advised to wait until the books are shown as cancelled against their names.
  15. Library members (Students, Faculty and staff etc) going on long leave, deputation, study leave, or extraordinary leave will have to return all borrowed materials before leaving the Institute.

 Book Renewal Rules

  1. Members can renew the books borrowed by them if the same books are not claimed by any other user. Book can be renewed by bringing them to the Library Circulation Counter.
  2. For library members, Books will be reissued/renewed two times only for period of 21 days if there are no claims.
  3. Library members can get the book(s) reissued on or before the due date by intimating the Library. Overdue books will not be reissued.