Carmel College Library


The College has a well equipped library with more than 26800 books and 115 periodicals. The library is open from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. on all working days, including Saturdays. This is a two storied building with books arranged according to the DDC Classification class number wise. It is completely computerized with intranet and OPAC powered by full-featured open-source ILS Koha.


A Library Committee includes the Principal, Vice Principal and selected heads of the Departments and Chairperson to direct the library Services.

Library Services

  • Circulation Service
  • Reference service
  • Current Awareness service
  • Career corner
  • User Orientation
  • News Paper Clippings
  • University question papers bindings
  • Reprographic services
  • CD Rome search
  • Internet Browsing
  • Periodicals Back volumes
  • Display of current periodicals
  • Competitive exam books
  • Thesis & Dissertation
  • Library Club

General Rules

  • Identity Card issued by the college should be produced at the counter before entering the library.
  • Students are allowed to carry only blank sheets of paper and pen with them to the library.
  • Personal articles such as books, bags, umbrellas, files,mobile phones, purses etc. are not allowed in the library and should be kept outside before entering the library. The authorities will not be responsible for the loss of any of these articles.
  • Library is a place for serious reading and research. Therefore, strict silence should be maintained in the library and its premises.
  • Use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited in the Library.

Borrowing and Returning of Books

  • Students can borrow books from the library on producing the Identity Card issued to them.
  • The borrower will be held responsible for any defect detected when the book is returned and he/she will be required to replace the defective book with a new one or pay such compensation as may be fixed by the librarian.
  • The loan period is normally 14 days. But the librarian reserves the right to call back any book, at any time, from any borrower, even if the period of loan has not expired.
  • The loan period may be extended or shortened at the discretion of the librarian.
  • If the book borrowed from the library is not returned on or before the due date, a fine of Re. 1/- (Rupee one only) will be charged per day on each book.
  • If a book borrowed is lost, the matter should be immediately reported to the librarian.
  • If a book is irrecoverably lost, it must be replaced with a new one or compensation as fixed by the librarian should be paid.
  • If a book belonging to a set or series is lost or damaged and a new volume is not separately available, the whole set or series of books should be replaced.
  • All documents borrowed from the library by the students and the members of the staff should be returned on or before the last working day of the Academic Year or the date fixed by the librarian.
  • Borrower-Cards are not transferable. The borrower should examine the books issued to them and any damage, markings, mutilation, writings or defect of any sort, if noticed, must be reported to the librarian before leaving the counter.

Library Pictures

Carmel College Library
Carmel College Library
Carmel College Library
Carmel College Library
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