Library Rules and Regulations

i. The Students must carry their College Identity Card/library membership card with them at all time inside the Library. Show the Identity Card compulsory at the time of books check-out/check-in (whenever asked by the library staff).


ii. All readers are required to maintain perfect silence and discipline in the library.


iii. The Library staff members at the entrance and exit gate of the Library is authorized to search the person or a reader if he/she suspects that he/she is carrying any other property from the Library.


iv. The borrowing facility can be withdrawn or restricted in case of misbehavior of users for their misuse of the library.


v. Library users should enter his/her name, course, semester time-in and time-out in register kept at the entrance.


vi. All personal belongings, such as books, bag, coat, umbrella, personal files, Xerox material that do not belong to the library must be deposited in the library counter at the entrance of the library.


vii. As personal books, Xeroxed and printed loose papers are not allowed inside the library under any circumstances.


viii. Books are issued for staff till semester end and for students period of a Fortnight (fifteen days) in the first instance and if required, the same book can be renewed further one more time for a period of a Fortnight each and thus no book will be allowed to be kept with a member beyond thirty days.


ix. Library cards are not transferable: The borrower card holders should come personally to borrow the books and the authorization is not allowed.


x. Loss of books/damaged: every borrower from the library is responsible for the safe custody and return of the book borrowed by him/her. In the event of damage or loss he/she shall replace the book or pay the cost of the book. The person has to pay the fine plus the cost of the books plus processing charges at the time of clearance from the library.


xi. Readers should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate or damage library resources in any way.

If anyone is found doing so, he/she will be charged the full replacement cost of the resource. Books Borrowed should be protected from RAIN, F IRE, DUST, INSECT,etc.


xii. Downloading of undesirable e-resources shall not be allowed and punishable if violated.

xiii. Strict discipline should be maintained in the library. The position of the chairs and tables should not be changed or displaced.


xiv. Beverages and eatables are not allowed inside the library. Smoking is not permitted in the library. Mobile phones are strictly prohibited in the library.

xv. All persons may be allowed admission to the library provided that the Librarian may at his discretion refuse admission if he considers a person either of unsound mind, intoxicated or otherwise shabbily dressed. The decision of the Librarian or the next senior officer of the library in the absence of the Librarian shall be final in this matter.


xvi. Pets such as dogs, cats, etc… shall not be admitted to the library.


xvii. No reader is allowed to sleep in the library premises.


xviii. The readers shall behave in a civilized manner. The Librarian may expel any person if he/she presence of such a person is liable to create law and order situation.


xix. The readers are liable for punishment and fine if they either misbehave or damage the books or any other property of the library, decent behavior is expected.


xx. Each prospective member shall give in writing an undertaking to abide by the rules of the library. He shall fill up a membership form.


xxi. Each member shall be provided with a membership identity card and / or Borrower‟s card.


xxii. In case any book is lost or injured by the member, the member shall replace the book or shall pay the cost of replacement. If a book is one of the volumes of a set, the reader may be asked to replace the whole set.


xxiii. Reference books, rare books, unbound periodicals and books of fine arts may not be issued generally except with the written permission of the Librarian.


xxiv. The books may be renewed if the same are not in demand or are not reserved by other readers. The renewal will be done generally on the physical presentation of the books, but in special cases, renewals by post, telephone or by other means of communication may be allowed by the Librarian.


xxv. If a member does not pay off the library dues, the privilege of borrowing books may be suspended till he/she deposits the requisite amount.


xxvi. No visitor or guest is permitted to use the Library without the prior permission of the

Librarian. He/She is required to produce a proper introduction letter from the concerned Institution/Organization thereafter who wishes to use the Library facility.


xxvii. No photograph of the Library shall be taken without the prior permission of the



xxviii. The librarian shall have the power to refuse the issue of book to any member or he may recall any book without assigning any reason therefore.


xxix. Student after returning of library books/documents should take No-dues certificate from the library before the examination or before the III and V Semester admission.


xxx. Staff should take library No-Dues Certificate (NOC) while Transfer/Deputation/ Superannuation from the college. (While living the college, student and faculty should return books and library borrower’s card without fail, thereafter NOC will be issued.)



Limitations of Books for Faculty and Students


  1. Students can borrow two books at a time.


ii. Full-time teaching faculty can borrow at a time six books and ten books for those who involved in research activities.


iii. The library advisory committee may suggest the limitation of books to faculty and students on the basis of their library collection.


iv. Book Bank books can be issued as per Book Bank scheme norms/the availability of books. The discretionary powers are given to the librarian by the Library Advisory Committee.

Overdue and Loss of Books Charges (Fine & Penalty)

  • A sum of “one rupee‟ will be collected per day per book beyond the stipulated overdue.


  •  The Library member should report immediately to the librarian about the loss of library documents borrowed from the library. The charges shall be recovered for the loss of library books as per the rules of The College Library Manual: A Guide for LIS Professionals, Department of Collegiate Education, and Government of Karnataka.







Library Working Hours


a) On Working Days:

The working hours of the library depends upon the necessity of the user community and also based on the availability of the library staff. Usually the following working hours may be followed;


i. Generally, the college library shall remain open to the students and staffs

Monday to Friday: 10:00AM to 5:00PM.

Saturday 10:00AM to 2:00PM


ii. The college library timing may change depending on their college working hours and college infrastructure and availability of library supporting staff.


iii. The library timings may be extended by the library advisory committee recommendation. It has been fixed for as many hours as possible for the readers to use the library on availability of sufficient staff and library infrastructure and facility.


b) On Holidays:

The library will remain closed on General Holiday, National, Gazette and Local holidays.

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