The College has a Computerized Library Called Chitrakala Library.

General Information

The members of the staff and the students of this college and other persons specially permitted by the Principal may use the Library.

General Rules

1) The Library opens at 10.00 A.M and closes at 5.00 p.m. Unless otherwise notified all transactions of the Library with students will be done between 9.30 a.m to 2.30. p.m. on every working day.
2) The Library remains closed on Sunday and on other authorized holidays.
3) Arrangements are made to keep the Library open during the vacations.
4) Every borrower is supposed to have read the rules ,governing the Library as furnished below and is required to abide by them.(Ignorance of these rules will not be excused) ( Rules are common to all borrowers of books)

Rules (General Library)

1. Books and bound volumes of journals will be issued on the presentation of the Library card. Only one volume will be issued at the time of surrender of one borrowers card. The card will be issued by Librarian to all borrowers at the beginning of the session on production of the first receipt and the identity card.
2. Students are required to renew their Library cards at the beginning of each session. Books will be issued only after the Library cards are renewed.
3. a) A Loss of these cards will deprive the borrower of his/her right to borrow books.
b) Loss of cards must be immediately reported to the Librarian.
c) A duplicate card may be issued against the lost card on payment of Rs.2.00 towards the lost card and a fine of Rs.2.00.
4. Library cards are not transferable. Books will be issued against the borrowers card on personal presentation only.
5. Every borrower must examine the condition of the book or books before they are issued. In case of mutilation discovered later, the presumption will be against the borrower and the cost of the books with fine will be realised from him/her.
6. Books should be returned within the period allowed to borrower, failing which further issue shall be stopped.
7. when the date for return of a book falls on an authorized holiday, it should be return to the library on the day, the college opens after the holiday. b) If the borrower is representing the college in some games, sports or conferences on the due date of return of the books he/she has to return the books on date of joining college.
8. Books in possession of the borrower should be return to the library before the college closes for the long vacation or before the date notified for the purpose.
9. Whoever might have a library book or journal in his/her possession should return it to the library in response to a requisition notice for the return of the same from the libration, failing which fresh issue shall be stopped.
10. No marginal or other note or markings shall be made in the library books nor shall any picture or pages be removed, torn or otherwise disfigured. In such cases the borrower shall be asked to replace the book damaged by him/her.
11. Although, ordinarily, there will be no restriction on the use of books in the library, the principal has the right to stop the issue of certain books in the interest of the institution to all or some intending borrower.
12. A borrower against whom any book or charges are out standing shall not be allowed to borrow books from library.
13. All those who may happen to be inside the library or in its neighborhood are expected to observe strict silence. The librarian has to see that the rule of silence is strictly observed and to re port any willful br each of th e rule. Teachers are also expected to use their influence to promote the observance of the rule whenever they are in the library in the library and to report to the Principal cases of deliberate disobedience and misbehaviour.
14. a) The Library premises should not be used for any purpose other than reading or consulting books and periodicals of the Library.
b) Setting and smoking inside the Library are strictly forbidden.
15. Cases of incivility on the part of the intending borrowers should at once be reported to the Principal by the Library staff or any other authorized person who might happen to be inside the Library.
16. An unauthorized person, who tries to force his way into the Library may be turned out of the Library by the Library staff.
17. None but the members of the staff may go beyond the Library counter. Persons who are given special permission by the Principal may work inside the Library.
18. The following is the maximum number of books that may be issued to the various classes of borrowers.
a) Members of the teaching staff ? 15 each
b) Librarian ? 5 each
c) Laboratory Asst. ? 5 each
d) Ministerial staff ? 3 each
e) Physical education, Teacher Store keeper, Photographer, Mechanic, Glass blower and Compounding Asst. ? 3 each
f) Library Attendants ? 2 each
g) Book Binder, Peon, Daftary, Gasmen, Gardener, Watchman and Specimen collector ? 1 each
h) Students reading in +2 class ? 1 each
i) Students Hons. ? 4 each
j) Students Pass ? 3 each
k) Others ? 1 each
N.B. : Text books of other discipline shall not ordinarily be issued. These may be issued for one month on the recommendation of the Departmental Head and with permission of the Principal.
19. A book once issued to a borrower may be reissued to him with the permission of the prof-in-charge of Library only if the book is not in demand. The books before re-issue should be presented to the Librarian for necessary official entries.
20. Books of reference section, current issue of periodicals, course of studies shall not be issued for use at home with out the special permission of the principal.
21. The time allowed to the borrowers for retaining the Library book is as follows:
a) Members of the teaching staff ?. 1 month
b) Other members of the staff ? 1 month
c) Students ? 15 days
N.B.: Students are liable to pay a fine of ten paise per book for each day of default.
d) Magazine will be issued to members of the staff for 15 days. In case of non return within the stipulated time further issue will be stopped.
e) Maximum number of magazines that may be issued to members of teaching is three.
f) Maximum number of magazines that may be issued to members of non-teaching class III staff is two.
N.B.:Current issue of periodicals will not be issued out of the Library, Old journals of preceding years except the bound volumes will not be issued out of the Library.
22. Any book lost, damaged or defaced by a borrower must be replaced by him/her. If a book is one of a set or a series and volumes cannot be obtained singly; the whole set or series must be replaced at the readers cost. If the book is rare or irreplaceable the borrower would pay an amount up to a maximum three times the catalogue price or the price ascertained from authentic sources of the book. IN NO CASE SHALL THIS BE RELAXED.
23. In case where the prise of the lost books cannot be ascertained the borrower should pay as compensation an amount fixed by the Principal.
24.a) Text books will be issued to the students from the general section.
b) Reference books will be issued on call slips for consultation in the reading room.
25. Magazines should not be taken home by the students. They should be returned on the very date of issue. A fine may be imposed if a student takes home any magazine or reference book.
26. No student should enter the library rooms without the permission of the librarian.
27.No one should enter Library rooms with personal books, bags, or umbrella etc. They are to be kept at the place notified.
28. Any grievance of the students regarding Library affairs should be brought to the notice of the professor-in-charge, Library.
29. In all dealings with the Library the Library card must be produced at the counter on demand, failing which the students concerned will not be attended to.
30.Any collection are regarding Library fine and mutilation of Library books should be submitted to the Librarian who will pass it to the higher authority after his for final deposit.
31. Students are required to submit their Library card one day before to obtain clearance from the Library.
32. Violation of the Library rules will be strictly be dealt with.


Rules(Text book Library)

1. The object of the ?Text book Library? is to make prescribed text books available to the poor and deserving students on long term basis.
2. This Library shall be attached to the General Library of the College, and the Librarian shall remain in charge of the books.
3. At the beginning of each session the Principal shall invite applications in the prescribed forms for the purpose from the poor and deserving students of the College intending to borrow books from this Library.
4. The students shall submit separate applications to borrow books on different subjects.
5. The application thus received shall be passed on to the Heads of the respective Departments who, after necessary scrutiny, shall submit their recommendations to the Principal.
6. The books borrowed shall have to be returned by the borrowers soon after their Test examination are over or else disciplinary action shall be taken against them by the Principal.
7. The borrowers shall have to give an undertaking to the effect that they shall be responsible for keeping the books in good condition. Disfiguring the books by under lining, making marginal notes or causing damage in any other way to the books shall have to be compensated for by the borrowers in the manner decided upon by the Principal. In extreme cases the books must be replaced.
8. The Librarian will report to the Principal, names of the borrowers responsible for the improper use of Library books.
9. Borrowers leaving the College before their ANNUAL Test Examinations or discounting their studies at any time shall have to return the books before they are allowed to leave.
10. Borrowers who are not sent up for University Examination or are not promoted to the next higher classes shall have to surrender the books soon after the results are announced. (Plea of ignorance of any rule will not be considered as an excuse in any case).
11. Xerox facilities is available for students & staff at a subsidized rate.