Services - Central Library

INFED (Remote Access) Credentials

The Central Library is providing off-campus access to subscribed e-resources and the resources provided by e-ShodhSindhu: Consortium for higher education electronic resources through a single platform. For this purpose, the Central Library is working on INFLIBNET Access Management Federation (INFED) platform. INFED has adopted Shibboleth, a standard-based open source software, for authenticating authorized users and provide them seamless access to e-resources from anywhere, anytime and also tracking the usages.
Interested students are suggested to fill the Google form ( for access credentials.
After two working days of filling the form, users can check their access to INFED, the link is
Your user name is your email id, Password is as submitted in Google form
If it is working you are suggested go to the address and change your password first.
The access credential is confidential to you and for your academic use only.

Turnitin Access Credentials

As resolved in the 49th Library Committee Meeting, the central library is providing access credentials for Turnitin Originality Check Platform to the Research Scholars. To complete the registration process Research Scholars have to fill the Google Form ( and forward the acknowledgement email received after filling the Google Form to the through their respective Guide/Supervisor (As a recommendation of Guide/Supervisor).
For Turnitin access credentials faculty members are requested to send an email to   (Users guide).

Grammerly Online Platform

To create an account on Grammerly Online Platform users are suggested to follow the points mentioned below. Those who have not installed free/self-subscribed Grammarly on their computer are suggested to start from point number 5.

  • 1) Suggested to clear the browser history and cookies of all time.
  • 2) Log into existing Grammarly free account ( (If any installed)
  • 3) Visit the Profile page and click on the "Account" at
  • 4) Click the "Delete account" link, confirm the password and delete.
  • 5) Go to Enter your name, email ( ), and preferred password to sign up for a Grammarly account.
  • 6) Check your email (Inbox, Spam and promotion folder) for a confirmation email and click the link inside to verify the premium account.
  • 7) Log in to your account at
  • Access to Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

    The central library has made accessible online catalogue (OPAC), user profile, recommendation to new resources and many more options through “Search Catalogue” option ( from inside as well as outside the campus. To access the OPAC, go to the Web OPAC page and login or click on Generate / Forgot Password    (Users guide).

    Recommendation to New Resources

    Users can Recommend the new resources for procurement/subscription to the library by filling the attached “ Recommendation Form” and send the same to

    Submission of e-copy of Thesis and Dissertation

    Research scholars and students are suggested to submit e-copy of their final Thesis and Dissertation to


    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

    Book Issuing Norms (For Students)

    Under Graduate Students 4 Books For 15 Days
    M. Tech. Students 5 Books For 15 Days
    Ph.D. Students 5 Books For 30 Days
    M.Sc. Students 5 Books For 30 Days

    Book Issuing Norms (For Staff Members)

    Faculty Members (Permanent) 25 Books For 1 Year
    Faculty Members (Adhoc) 10 Books For 6 Months
    Visiting Faculties 5 Books For 1 Month
    Technical Staff 5 Books For 1 Month
    Non Technical Staff 3 Books For 1 Month

    Book Issuing Norms (For Others)

    Citizen Members 2 Books For 30 Days

    Reading Facilities

    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 reading rooms are kept open upto 12:00 midnight for the students to read their own materials.

    Reference Section

    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 in the library during the specified period. The users also can avail the facilities like Database searching and printing.

    Book Bank Services

    Book Bank Services are provided to Under Graduate Students mainly for SC/ST/OBC students / Students of Lower Income Groups. Book Bank Books are issued to such students for one semester.
    Library Book Bank has a collection of 7,402 books.

    External Membership

    Any citizen can become a member of the central library by filling up the prescribed application form and paying requisite fees

    How to get Library Membership ?