Library Services and Rules

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Library Entry and Services are restricted to only to authorized members of the university with valid Institutional ID.

Other visitors  need to take permission from the Library.

Internet Access and  E-Resources are restricted to only to authorized members of the university. 




General Rules      Top

Memberships      Top
  • Library membership is open to Faculty, Visiting/Guest/Temporary Faculty, Students, Research Scholars (including PDFs), Non-teaching Staff and Retired-Faculty members of the University.

  • They can apply for membership in the prescribed format (download Membership Application) enclosing the copy of admission / appointment letter and a passport photograph. 

  • Whenever a member leaves/retires he/she has to obtain a "No Dues Certificate" from the library.

Faculty and Research Scholars

  • Faculty and Research Scholars should also submit the declaration in prescribed (Pink) form that they do not have project books with them. The form can be obtained from the Circulation Counter

PDF Scholars

Retired Faculty

Visiting / Guest /Temporary Faculty (Appointed directly by Schools/Departments/Centres)

Institutional Membership


Circulation of Books & Borrowing Facility  Top

Circulation Section manages  Issue, Return, Renewal of Books, Issue of No Dues Certificate and arrange Refund of Caution Deposit to PDF Scholars   

Number of Books, Loan Period and Overdue Charges


Number of Books

Loan Period

  1. An over due charge of Rs. 1.00  per day per volume will be collected for returning the books after the due date borrowed by them.

  2. Member should not borrow defective / damaged books.  while returning such a book member will be held responsible and charged as per the rules mentioned below.

  3. Books given for loan may be renewed for a further period  provided no other reader has reserved the same.

  4. The Loan period may be shortened by the librarian if the books are on special demand.

  5. A member can reserve a book which is on loan by filling a prescribed form available at circulation section.

  6. The Librarian reserves the right to recall any books from any member at any time.

  7. Project Coordinators (permanent faculty member) should personally borrow books purchased under Projects.

  8. Transfer of Books is not permissible

  9. Loss of book should be immediately reported to the Circulation  to avoid fine.

  10. Taking No-Dues from Library is mandatory

All regular teaching staff 15

One Semester

(180 days)

Visiting/Guest/Temporary Faculty (appointed by  Schools, Departments or Centres Click for Guidelines 3 1 month

Research Scholars (Ph.D.& M. Phil )

6 14 days

Post-Doctoral Fellows (PDF)

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14 days

Post-Graduate students 5 14 days

Integrated students can borrow books

both from CIS and IGM Libraries

5 14 days
M. Tech. Integrated (MT/PD) 5 14 days
Study in India Program (SIP) 5 14 days
Non-teaching Officers 5 14 days
Non-teaching Staff (below Asst. Registrar) 3 14 days

Retired Faculty Click for Guidelines

4 1 month

Books Not for Circulation:  

Multipurpose Institutional ID CARD

Project Books

No Dues

Loss of Books

Internet Facility  Top

Document Delivery Service (DDS)  Top

Reprography Services Top

Special Services for Visually Challenged Members  Top

User Education & Information Literacy Programs Top

Reserve (SC/ST) Collection  Top

NBHM Regional Library  Top

E-Resources  Top

Anti-Plagiarism Software Top

 Library provides registration Anti-plagiarism software (Tool) to Faculty Members only. . Click to know more