Heramba Chandra College, Kolkata. A Unit of Brahmo Samaj Education Society.
Offering education at UG and PG levels Since 1946.

Notice Board


The college library functions in two devesions :
(I) Heramba Chandra College Central Library, (II) Seminar Library

The Central Library is equipped with a diversified collection of subjects with their various updated ramifications to meet the quest for knowledge of their uses.

The Seminar Library is designed to meet the demands of the honours students of B.Com., B.A. and B.Sc. A UGC Book Bank is also set up here for the candidates of Part-I, Part-II and Part-III of the Degree Examinations. The students may enroll themselves in both Central and Seminar Libraries for borrowing books.

A Central Library for all three Colleges in the Building is filled with rare books since the inception of the colleges which any teacher or student, may use.

Total No. of Books for Use of Students
  • Heramba Chandra College Central and Seminar Library - more than 26,000 Books.
  • South City Common Central Library - more than 25,000 Books.

General Rules
  • Library cards are issued on production of fee book and 3-copies of stamp size photograph (separately in the Central Library and in Seminar Library).
  • Honours level text books are available in Seminar Library. One book at a time is issued for one month.
  • All categories of text books and reference books are available in the Central Library both for honours and general Course Students. Here also one book is issued at a time for one month.
  • Late fine is charged @ Rs. 5/- per month for non-submission of books within due dates.
  • During summer recess (16th May to 30th) both the libraries remain open as usual.
  • In case of loss of library card a duplicate library card is issued against payment of Rs. 10/-.
  • In case of loss or damage of books issued, borrower is to replace the same books of latest edition.
  • Requision slips for home use to be submitted with in 2:00 p.m. Books will be issued at 2:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Borrowed books are to be returned within 2:00 p.m.

Days of Issue and Return of Books
  • Seminar Library
    • For all Honours Courses
      • First Year  -  Monday and Wednesday
      • Second Year  -  Tuesday and Thursday
      • Third Year  -  Monday and Friday
  • Central Library
    • For all Honours Courses
      • First Year  -  Wednesday and Friday
      • Second Year  -  Tuesday and Thursday
      • Third Year  -  Any day except Saturday
    • For General Courses
      • First Year and Second Year  -  Monday and Thursday
      • Third Year  -  Any day except Saturday

Library Hours for both the Libraries
12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.  -  Monday to Friday
12:00 noon to 2:45 p.m.  -  Saturday