Library and Reading room

Library and Reading room

Library and Reading roomThere is a General library in the College with a highly rich collection of books for the pupils of both PG & UG. It has a wing named 'Text-Book Library' from which books are lent to students on a long-term basis. In addition, each Honours department of the college has a 'Seminar Library' separately consisting of text and reference books.

Moreover there is a big Central Library in the Ashrama campus which supplements the facilities enjoyed by the teachers and students through their sectional libraries.

  • Total no. of books (up to March 2013) : 81,748
  • The no. of books issued last year(April 2012 - March 2013) by staffs & students : 14083
  • Daily attendance in the Reading Room in average(April 2012 - March 2013) : 50
  • The no. of Periodicals subscribed (up to March 2013) : 49
  • The no. of newspaper purchased (up to March 2013) : 5

The Central Library and Reading Room:

  • Central LibraryRamakrishna Mission Central Library is opened to the common people for the fulfillment of the widely felt need of the locality, especially of the student community.
  • It is a public library in true sense.
  • The library possessed 70,638 books (for University as well as general) as on 31.03.2013 along with a rich collection of rare books and manuscripts.
  • The number of available Journals is 64 amongst which 33 journals come under the regular subscription of the library.
  • There are 3512 numbers of bound volumes of Periodicals.
  • The library issued 22,674 books last year to its 1100 borrowers (approx.).
  • There is a well maintained set up for 75 readers in the 'Reading Room' to sit and read individually at a time and presently the regular attendance of readers is around 85.

The Working Hours of the Central library:

  • Tuesday to Saturday: 10.00 A.M. - 05.00 P.M.
  • Sunday: 09.00 A.M. - 12.00 Noon.
  • Monday closed.


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