The Circulation Section remains open between 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM on weekdays. On Sundays and holidays, only reading room and periodical section remains open. There is no issue and return of books on these days.
|Book Issue Hours||Book Return Hours|
|General Books||9:00 AM to 8:00 PM||9:00 AM to 8:00 PM|
|Text Books and Reference Books for Consultation Inside the Library||9:00 AM to 8:00 PM|
|Reference Books (overnight issue)||5.00 PM to 8:00 PM||9.00 AM to 11:00 AM|
|Under Graduate Students||4 Books For 15 Days|
|PDDC (Post Diploma Degree Course)||4 Books For 15 Days|
|M. Tech. Students||5 Books For 15 Days|
|Faculty Members (Permanent)||20 Books For 1 Year|
|Faculty Members (Adhoc)||10 Books For 6 Months|
|Visiting Faculties||2 Books For 6 Months|
|Technical Staff||5 Books For 1 Year|
|Non Technical Staff||3 Books For 1 Year|
|Citizen Members||2 Books For 15 Days|
|Corporate Members||5 Books For 1 Month|
Reading facilities ( magazines, newspapers, books etc.) are provided to the users form 9.00 A. M. to 8.00 P. M. in the library premises. During the examination period two reading rooms are kept open for 24 hours for the students to read their own materials.
Reference services are provided to the users from 9.30 A. M. to 7.30 P. M. Users can refer printed documents and non printed materials like CD ROM databases and Video Cassettes in the library during the specified period. The users also can avail the facilities like Database searching and printing.
Xeroxing facilities are available at the library at the following timing and rates:
Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (on all working days)
The service is given at the subsidized rate of 75 paise per page
Book Bank Services are provided to Under Graduate Students mainly for SC/ST/OBC students and Students of Lower Income Groups. Book Bank Books are issued to such students for one semester.
Library Book Bank has a collection of more than 7,000 books.
The Central library is providing information services to the Industries, institutions and individual citizens in Surat and surrounding areas to avail the information services. The industries and institutions have to become a member of Central Library to access the library database.