Rules And Regulations

The Library will remain open throughout the year according to a schedule to be decided by the library Advisory Committee. Library hours are subject to change and the changes if any, will be notified on the Library Notice Board from time to time.


The right of entry to the AUD Library is reserved to bonafide students, teachers, and staff of the University. Students are required to keep their Identity Cards with them for inspection whenever they visit the library. Library staff is authorised to request them to show their cards at any time. A strict action will be taken against unauthorised entrants. Patrons other than the above listed categories and ex-students of the university are required to seek the Librarian's written permission to use the library.


  • Students, teachers and staff of the university are entitled to become members of the library. The identity cards issued to students and faculty will serve as Library Membership.
  • Membership is not transferable. A member is responsible for the books borrowed on his/her own card. Neither books nor membership should be lent to another person. Sub-lending of books is a misuse of membership privileges and may lead to withdrawal of membership.
  • Before leaving the library, members should ensure that the books they are taking out are properly issued. If a member is found removing any reading material without getting it properly issued, he/she will be immediately reported to the Librarian for suitable action.
  • Members should keep the Library informed of changes of address, telephone no., class or subject of study etc. during the period of their membership.
  • Books should not be kept beyond the date marked on the due date-slip.
  • Library books are for the use and benefit of not only the present but also future members of the library. Therefore, all library books should be handled with due care and consideration. Members should not use markers, pen, pencil, or disfigure the books in any way.
  • Members should satisfy themselves about the physical condition of the books they wish to borrow before getting them issued; otherwise they will be held responsible for any damage or mutilation noticed at the time of return.
  • Loss of membership card should be reported immediately. Despite every precaution, the Library will not be responsible if the lost card is misused.
  • All users are requested to maintain silence in the library. Smoking, eating and using mobile phones etc. are strictly prohibited in the library premises. Users are expected to behave decently and maintain decorum.
  • No personal belongings, except note books, and lap top computers are allowed in the library.


All students, faculty members and employees of the University are eligible for the membership of the Library. The various categories of members mentioned below shall be entitled to borrow the specified number of volumes from the library for the period noted against each category.

PatronsCan Borrow Days
UG Students3 Books/2 Text Books15/2
PG Students5 Books/3 Text Books15/2
Mphil, PhD10 Books90 Days
Faculty15 Books1 Semester
Non-Teaching5 Books1 Month

Note :- Textbook should be issued only for 2 days

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Rules for Book Replacement

Damage and loss of library documents

Users should not deface, mark, cut, or mutilate the reading material in any manner. Users will be solely responsible for any damages caused by them to the documents. In case a person repeats the offence for the second time, his/her library membership can be suspended. Users are required to verify the documents before leaving the circulation counter. Thereafter, he/she will be responsible for any damage. In case of loss of any book by the borrower, the individual shall replace the book in addition to late fine payable. Alternatively, the defaulter shall be liable to pay double the present cost of book in addition to late fine as admissible. If the book of a multi volume set is damaged or lost, the borrower shall be liable to replace the whole set in addition to a late fine payable. Alternatively, the individual shall be liable to pay one and half times the present cost of book in addition to late fine as admissible.

Handling of Lost Books

Purchased books. If a purchased book issued from the library is lost or misplaced shall be replaced with current edition or an amount equal to the current price/updated edition of the book is recovered from the concerned staff member. As penalty, an equal amount of the book is to be recovered, if book could not be replaced.

Gratis books. If a gratis book issued from the library is lost or misplaced, the list price of the book is mentioned/available that will be charged otherwise the following formula is applied for recovery of charges from the concerned staff member:-

No. of pages of bookAmount to be recovered (Rs.)
1001 and above1200


Clearance certificate

All library documents will have to be returned along with the dues, fine etc, if any, by the individuals (staff, faculty & students etc.) at the time of leaving the University and obtaining ‘clearance certificate’ from library is mandatory

It will be the endeavor of University library to provide value-added information services. The above guidelines are by no means comprehensive and will be subject to review from time to time based on user feedback and requirements.

The library may amend its rules as and when required.