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 Encyclopedia 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 and about 6000+ e-journals through INFLIBNET-NLIST.

(ii) Lending Section: The library has a rich collection of more than 14,000 printed and large numbers of e-books about 31,35,000+ e-books through INFLIBNET-NLIST books on different subjects. Students are issued 1 lending cards. Against each lending card, they can borrow 2 books for 15 days. Time for issuing of books from lending section: 10.30 am - 4.30 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 the Semester and Mid-Semester 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

  • All Users will have to come to the college library personally to receive book on loan.

  • Users can issue 2 books at a time for 15 days.

  • Users can renew the book for one time.

  • Books borrowed on a particular day cannot be returned in the same day.

  • The books should be returned on or before the due date, if return late overdue fine will be charged.

  • Readers shall not write upon, damage, or make any mark upon any book, journal or magazine, or other material belonging to the library.

  • Users are instructed to check the books while issuing and they will be responsible for any type of damage or mutilation discovered at the time of return.

  • If the books are lost, then the users have to replace the same books.

  • Loss of card must be reported immediately to the issuing authority.


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