Complete silence shall be observed in the library except for brief and subdued talk with the library staff. Strict decorum and discipline shall be maintained in the Library. Students/library users have to ensure that the rights of other users of the Library are not breached in any way.
Smoking, eating, and sleeping are strictly prohibited within the library.
Cell phones shall be kept silent while using the library.
Faculty members of the Institute are entitled to borrow a maximum of five (05) books, for a period of one month from the date of issue. However, the borrowing period for the textbooks of the course being taught by the faculty will be one complete semester.
Research fellows, research scholars and research assistants of the Institute are entitled to borrow a maximum of four (04) books, for fifteen (15) days from the date of issue.
Students of other categories are entitled to borrow a maximum of three (03) books, for fifteen (15) days from the date of issue.
All administrative and support staff are entitled to borrow a maximum of two (02) books, for fifteen (15) days from the date of issue.
Writing, underlining or marking are strictly prohibited on the library books. In case of violation of this rule, the library user/students will have to pay the fine imposed by the Librarian to replace the damaged material, or to pay its price as determined in the policy document i.e. two times the actual price of the book. If one volume of a set is damaged, and it is not available separately, the whole set shall have to be replaced or paid for as determined above.
Books not returned on the due date and reported to have been lost shall be paid for on the expiry of the prescribed limit of time, and this amount shall in no case be refundable. The amount payable to the Library is as determined i.e. two times the actual price of the book.
All types of users can consult reference materials (e.g. Periodicals, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Glossaries etc.) within the library only. Borrowing of these materials is strictly prohibited.
Library users should leave the book(s) on the table after reading and not shelve them.
Reserved books shall be returned on the due date.
Strict disciplinary action will be taken against student(s) who violate the rules of the library.
A fine of ten (10) rupees per day per book will be imposed for not returning within the prescribed time.