Library At a Glance
The College has a well equipped and furnished Library including reading room facilities. Apart from textbooks based on the syllabi of different subjects, variety of reference books, dictionaries, encyclopaedia and journals are available in the library. Books and reputed journals are brought and subscribed at regular interval utilizing financial assistance available from the UGC, Higher Education Department, Govt. of West Bengal or other sources.
(i) Reference Section: We have general Encyclopaedia like Britannica, Americana, Soviet, and Encyclopedia on various subjects, dictionaries on languages and subjects, directories, manuals, handbooks etc. and copies of most of the text books that the students need. We also subscribe to significant number of journals.
(ii) Lending Section: The library has a rich collection of books on different subjects. Students are issued 1 lending cards. Against each lending card, they can borrow 2 books for 15 days only. Time for issuing of books from lending section: 10.30 am –5.00 pm,
(iii) Reading Room: There is a separate Reading Room section which is open from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm. Here the students can engage themselves in serious study, either using their own books or the text-books available in this section. Question papers of Final and Test examinations are kept in the Reading Room, for reference.
(iv) Departmental Library: Each Department has its own separate Departmental Library.
(v) Computerization: The Library is partially computerized. Computerized catalogue search facility based on author / title / keyword / subject will be available for the purpose of borrowing of books very soon. Some other features of the computerization process are also being planned.
Library rules and regulations:
1)All books need to be returned to the library within 15 days from the date of issuing, after which a fine one rupee will be charged per day.
2)In case a book is lost, a fine including the cost of the book and the transportation cost will be charged.
3)If any student does not submit book(s) issued on his/her name even after filling up the form for examination, then, a fine of Re. 1 (One Rupee) will be charged per day.
4)In case of loss of library card, an application for new card along with Rs. 10 (Rupees Ten) should be submitted in the office.
5) Abiding by the library rules is compulsory for all students.