College Code : SCM

Library Rules and Regulations


The Dr. Pradeep P Thevannoor Learning Resource Centre is a hub of knowledge and learning. To ensure a conducive environment for all its users, the library has set forth a set of rules and regulations. Adherence to these guidelines ensures that every user can benefit from the resources available without hindrance.

General Rules

  • Silence must be maintained at all times.
  • Group discussions are not permitted inside the library.
  • Prior registration is mandatory to become a library member and access its resources.
  • Personal belongings are not allowed inside.
  • Textbooks, printed materials, and previously issued books must not be taken inside.
  • The use of cellular phones and audio instruments, with or without speakers or headphones, is strictly prohibited.
  • Every visitor must sign in the register at the entrance before entering.
  • All materials being taken out must be shown to the staff at the entrance counter.
  • The librarian reserves the right to recall any book from any member at any time.
  • Library borrower cards are non-transferable. Borrowers are responsible for books issued on their cards.
  • No refreshments are allowed inside the library premises.
  • Admission is free, but students must produce their valid Identity Cards for entry.
  • Admission is free, but students must produce their valid Identity Cards for entry.
  • Books are issued upon presenting the library card along with the ID card/smart card. It’s the student’s responsibility to check the books for any damage or mutilation at the time of borrowing.

Member Type

No. of Books

Issue Duration (days)

Renewal Period (charges after due date)

U G Students




P G Students



Teaching staff



  • A fine of Rs. 5 per day per book is levied if books are returned after the due date. Renewal is possible before the due date unless reserved by other users.
  • In case of lost books, the borrower must either replace the book with the same/latest edition or pay three times its cost.
  • Borrower cards must be handled with care. Loss of cards should be reported, and a fee of Rs.100/- per card is charged for replacements.
  • This section houses encyclopedias, dictionaries, textbooks, IS Codes, etc., available only for reference
  • Subject journals, general magazines, and newsletters are available. The latest issues are displayed, while previous ones are stored in drawers   
  • By respecting these rules, every user contributes to a harmonious and productive library environment, ensuring that the Dr. Pradeep P Thevannoor Learning Resource Centre remains a beacon of knowledge and learning.

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