Borrow, Renew, Return

All the students, research scholars, faculty members, and non-teaching staff of CUTN can register themselves for the membership of the Library. Their entitlement, in terms of the number of books that can be borrowed by them, is as follows:

Category of MembersNo. of Books that can be issuedDuration of Issue
Students414 days
Research Scholars628 days
Faculty1028 days
Non-Teaching Staff214 days

Library Membership

All students, faculty, and employees of the Institute are entitled to the membership of the Library. The library membership form is available online on the Library website and also at the Circulation Counter at Central Library.

Borrowing Rules

The readers should check the books thoroughly for missing pages, chapters, etc. while getting them issued.

No book in damaged condition will be accepted from the users on return. Damaged books will have to be replaced by the borrower.

Issue & Return Timings

Faculty, Students, Research scholars can Self Check-in & Self Check-Out the books using RFID Self Check-in & Self Check-Out Kiosk and Book DropBox at any time till the Library is open.

Books can be borrowed from Circulation Counter, Central Library from 9:00 AM to 6 PM during the weekdays.

Renewal of Books

You can renew library book/s through the online catalog (OPAC) by using your library credentials (ID number and password) OR at the library circulation counter during working hours. Two times renewal is allowed if there is no request by any other user to the book that is borrowed by you.

Reservation of Books

Please contact Circulation Counter for reservation of the books.

Cost recovery of Lost Books by the Library members

If the book is lost, you can either replace the book with the new one (current edition of the book) or else you have to pay the current market price of the book plus Handling charges.

Overdue Fine

Items that are returned after the due date are considered overdue. Overdue charges: Rs. 1.00 per day for each book issued.