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  • COLLEGE Library Rule

    The name of the College Library is Chandrasekhar Library. It contains about 10,000 books arranged under different sections and sub sections. The staff and students of the college may use the library.
    Library Rules:
    1. The library remains open from 10.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M. on all working days.
    2. Students intending to receive books should submit their requisition slips containing the names of books, its author along with their library cards between the time mentioned above. Book will be issued to them within one hour of their application.
    3. Every borrower must examine the condition of the books before they are issued to him/her. Otherwise in case of mutilation discovered later, the presumption will be against the borrower.
    4. Students should return their books within 15 days of the date of issue. If the last date of return of books falls on a holiday, it may be returned to the library on the next working day.
    5. Dictionaries, rare book, current issue of periodicals, courses of studies, question shall not be issued for use at home.
    6. No book shall be taken out of the library without the knowledge of the Librarian until it has been properly entered in the Circulation Register and the entry admitted by the signature of the borrower.
    7. Even student can use his/her library card while borrowing books. In no case one student can sign and borrow books in the name of another student.
    8. The student should submit their identity cards to the Librarian at the time of issue of courses of studies, questions, news papers, magazines etc.
    9. Students must return the Library Books, before filling up their application forms for the Council, University and Annual Class Examinations.
    10. A borrower, against whom any fine is outstanding, will not be allowed to borrow books from the library until the book is returned or the fine is paid.
    11. In case of missing of library book, the borrower has to pay six times the catalogue price of the books if the missing book is not replaced.
    12. If a studentís loses his/her library card, another card will be issued to him/her on the submission of a application and on payment of Rs.30/- Rupees thirty only.
    13. Reference books shall be issued to the members of the teaching staff only.
    14. No outsider should enter the library without taking permission from the Principal.
    15. For verification of Annual stock of the library the members of the staff should have to return their books to the college library minimum 15 days before the college is closed for Summer Vacation.
    16. Any book once issued to a borrower will be reissued to him/her if no other borrower wants it.
    17. A single copy of a book shall not be issued to anybody it shall be kept in reserve in the library.
    18. No marginal notes or markings shall be made in the library books and no page shall be removed or torn. In case a page is found torn or removed or disfigured, the penalty shall fall on the borrower of the book.
    19. Spitting, smoking, sleeping and shouting in the library and in the reading room is strictly prohibited. Complete silence is to be maintained in the library. Willful breach of this rule by anybody present in the library should be immediately reported to the Principal.
    20. If anybody wants to make a complaint or suggestion regarding library, it should be referred to the Lecturer in charge of the library or final to the Principal.
    21. A person borrowing from the library is supposed to have read the rules of the library and is to abide by them. Ignorance of the library rules will be no excuse for the breach of any rules.
    22. The principal reserves the right to introduce any new rules and abandon or amend any existing rule of the library from time to time.
    23. The maximum no. of books that may be issued to various classes of borrowers is given below:

    Borrower ******** Max. No. Books to be issued
    1. Lecturer ********* 20
    2. Cleark ******** 5
    3. Peon ********** 3
    4. Honours Student ********* 3
    5. Other Student (+2 or+3) ********* 1
    6. The books shall be issued to different classes as followers: