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Library Rules

Working Hours:

    Monday to Saturday : 09.00 am to 06.00 pm Issue of Books : 09.30 am to 04.00 pm Reading Hall : 09.30 am to 06.00 pm The Library will remain closed on Sunday and holidays declared by Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune.

Membership Eligibility:

  1. Individual Members: Faculty Staff and Students of the college
  2. Corporate Members: Academic Institution and Other Organizations
  3. Outside Members: Alumni of College, Retired Faculty of college
  4. Special Members: Visiting Faculty

Identity Card:

  1. Identity Card must be presented on demand.
  2. This card is not transferable
  3. Members are responsible for the books borrowed against their Identity Card / Borrow Cards.

Circulation of Study Material:

  1. All books / journals / CDs must be returned on or before the due date.
  2. Book will be renewed only if there is no demand from other members.
  3. Books should be presented physically at the counter for renewal.
  4. Late fee fine will be charged Rs.1/- per book per day.
  5. Single copy of any publication is not issued on long term.
  6. The CDs/DVDs/Cassettes borrowed must be returned on the due date and if necessary get renewed.
  7. Members are requested to check the condition of the reading material before getting issued.
  8. Members are requested to collect the receipts for the overdue charges paid by them.
  9. Member is requested to collect the receipt for each transaction.
  10. After check in or check out, members are requested to check the system for correct transactions.

Loss of Books:

  1. Loss of any book / reading material borrowed must be reported immediately to the library counter.
  2. All members must replace the book if it is lost with the latest edition along with overdue charges if any.
  3. However in the case of library members, if they are not able to replace the book, they are required to pay two times the latest price of the book / reading material and processing charges of Rs. 100 + overdue charges, if any.


Reminders are sent to each member through email/ SMS / What’s App message etc.

Reservation / renewal for Publications.

  1. Only one reservation per member per book is allowed per day.
  2. Member can reserve the book through online reservation system. Intimation of reserved books is sent to the members through phone / mail.
  3. The reserved book must be collected within 7 days of the date of intimation, failing which the reservation is deemed to be cancelled and book may be issued to next member.
  4. Reservation slip is available at counter and slip can be submitted only during the working hours.

Procurement of Books / Reading Materials:

Suggestions for the procurement of books are welcomed from the faculty / departments in the prescribed forms in the month of June / July every year.

Inter Library Loan or Document Delivery Service:

Efforts are made to obtain documents from other libraries which are not available in the central library.

Access to Resource:

  1. Members are permitted to use these facilities.
  2. Open access facilities are made available for P.G. research students and faculty.

Book Bank Facility:

By notification students are informed to apply to avail the Book Bank facility in month of June. Students belonging to weaker section, sportsmen as recommended by the library committee are registered as members of Book Bank Scheme. The entire sets of books are issued to them for the year free of cost.

Earn and Learn Scheme:

Committee formed for Earn and Learn Scheme recommends students from weaker section. These students are involved in routine Library activities and are paid remuneration for the same

No Dues Certificate

The members are required to surrender their IDs / Smart Cards / Borrow Cards along with the books and also to fill up the prescribed clearance form available at college office as and when they need no dues certificate from the Library.

Suggestion and Complaints:

Suggestion Box is kept in the library for suggestions and complaints from members, if any.

General Rules

  1. Readers are required to deposit their bags / belongings at the counter before entering the library.
  2. Members should produce their smart card / ID cards to the library staff as and when asked for.
  3. Pin drop silence must be observed within the library.
  4. Please do not underline, fold and tear the page of books / reading material.
  5. After use the reading material readers are requested not to put the books on the shelves.
  6. Personal belongings / books / study material except for return are not permitted to be brought inside the library.
  7. Newly added books / study material will be displayed for 15 days in the entrance lobby during the 1st week of every month.
  8. Necessary action will be taken by the Principal / Library Committee against the users who are found misusing the services, facilities and collections etc.
  9. Smoking, chewing tobacco and spitting is strictly prohibited.
  10. Care Of Library Material: Library reading materials are costly and often – They are for the benefit of not only the present but also future members of the library. Therefore one should not write upon, damage, turn down the leaves or mark on any library reading materials. No tracing or copying or any journals and thesis are allowed in the library.

The above mentioned ruled are subject to periodical review and revisions.

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