The Central Library enrolls the following types of members:
The Detailed information and Smart Card Application forms are available at Membership
Counter which need to be verified by the Deputy Registrar (Admin) for staff/faculty
and Deputy Registrar (Academic) for students.
|Faculty, Staff and students of IIT Madras.
|Industrial Organisations who are members of Industrial Associate ship Scheme of IC&SR
|Government R&D Centres
|Retired Faculty and Alumnus of IIT Madras
|Visiting Faculty etc. are enrolled with the approval of the competent authorities of the Institute
Membership Form Can be Collected From Circulation Desk
Duration of Loan Period
Type of Document
Type of Loan
Duration of Loan
|Books & Monographs
|30 Days - 6 Months
|Rs 0.50 per day
|Bound Volumes of Journals
|Text Book Reference
|9.00 pm to 01.00pm(of next day Mon-Fri) 5.00pm to 01.00pm of next day Sat. & Sun)
|Rs.5/ per day
|Video Cassettes Individual Members/ Depts
|1 - 5 Days
|Rs. 2/ per day
|Rs. 5/ per day
All books and journals must be returned on before the due date.
Books will be reserved if there are no reservations.
Books are required to be presented physically at the Counter for renewal.
Members are requested to collect the receipts for the over due paid.
Members must replace the book if lost with latest edition along with overdue charges.
The reserved book must be collected within 7 days of the receipt of intimation,
failing which the reservation is deemed to be cancelled.
Members are required to deposit their bags/belongings at the entrance.
Members are required to bring their Smart Card ID to enter/exit
the Library and also to produce the same to the Security and Staff as and when asked for.
Library books and belongings except for return are not permitted to be brought inside
the Library, however, laptop/ personal books after getting proper receipt from
the Security Desk may be permitted for referring in Students Discussion Hall located at LEVEL-V Right Wing