All Reading Halls including Periodicals at ground floor of the Central Library remains open for 21 hours a day from Monday to Friday round the year. While the stack area on the Library Tower remains open for 11 hours a day which gets extended upto 15 hours for 45 days in each semester, during the examination period. The General Reading Room remains open for 24 hours [24X7] throughout the year. The Library remains closed for only three National Holidays and on Holi during the year.
General Reading Hall at the backside of Central Library: 24X7 [Round the clock]
Reading Halls including Periodicals at the Ground Floor of the Central Library
• Monday to Friday : 9:00 A.M to 6:00 A.M [21 hours]
• Saturday : 9:00 A.M to 12:00 Midnight [15 hours]
• Sunday : 9:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M [11 hours]
Stack Area including Text Book Section at the different floors on the Tower of the Central Library
• Monday to Sunday [All Days] : 9:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M [11 hours]
Stack Area at the floors on the Tower of the Central Library during Examination Period [45 days in each semester]
• Monday to Sunday [All Days] : 9:00 A.M to 12:00 Midnight [15 hours]
Reading Hall and Stack Area at the floors on the Tower of the Central Library during Holidays
The Library remains closed on 4 holidays i.e. 26th January, 15th August, 2nd October and on Holi (Dulhandi) during the year
• Other Holidays : 9:00 A.M to 4:30 P.M [11 hours]
(The Holidays during the festivals like Diwali, Dussehra, Christmas and other festivals notified from time to time. The notice will be displayed well in advance for Holidays early closure at 4:30 PM on all the notice boards of the central Library.)
(The users are required to vacate the seats 15 minutes before the closing timings for proper closure of the library by the staff and security checks by the security personnel's).