New Alipore College Estd : August 1963. Affiliated to University of Calcutta
NAAC Re-accredited with "A" grade (2023)

Plastic Free, Green Campus


No dues / Clearance certificate is issued provided that all the outstanding dues in respect of borrowed book(s) and delay fine, if any, are cleared. Library Membership Card must be produced at the time of getting clearance. Staff members and Faculty members are also required to clear that all the outstanding dues in respect of borrowed book(s) in order to get No dues / Clearance certificates.

In case of loss of the library membership card, a duplicate library identity card may be issued on the basis of application to the librarian supported with an FIR lodged in local police station along with the receipt of Rs 25/- deposited at the circulation counter.

If a user loses a borrowed library book, then he/she has to make an application immediately to the Librarian to get relief from paying the delay fine from the date of application and to take the following actions whichever is permissible as per library rules: a) Replace the lost book by a new book as per the library regulation; or b) Pay the current price of the lost book.

A borrowed book should be returned within the due date; otherwise one rupee per day per book will be charged from the user as overdue charge.

Library books are issued for 15 days only. Renewal facility is not available to students.

Laptop, notebooks are allowed inside the library during library hours. Personal books are not allowed inside the library reading rooms.

An authorized user can drop his/her suggestions by writing on suggestion form or on a plain paper in the suggestion box placed at the entrance of the l Library. Library management attaches great significance to these suggestions for providing improved and qualitative library services.

OPAC is the On-line Public Access Catalogue and you can search the books available in the library by putting any of the key words, subject, author, title or call numbers or accession numbers known for the documents in the search box in computer. It shows you the bibliographical details of the documents along with its location in the library.

In case, you don’t find the required book on shelf; you may check the status of the book in OPAC and get the help of the library staff to locate the book.

The library uses Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system to classify its documents and each book is given a unique accession number to identify it. Books are kept on the racks in the ascending order of the classification numbers assigned to them in Open shelves in the General Reading Room of the Library. one can locate the books by knowing their classification number from OPAC accessible through intranet.

The library is kept open on all the week days, except the general holidays and college holidays from Monday to Friday at 8 AM to 7PM, Saturday at 8 AM to 4PM.

Library provides notification at the beginning of new academic session and also from time to time directing students to register for new card. A new user has to fill up the membership registration card available at Circulation Counter and submit it along with two stamp size photograph showing College Identity Card and Bank challan. While collecting the library card, the respective user should produce his / her College Identity Card. After collecting the Library Card one can borrow books from the Library.