College Library

Paschim Guwahati Mahavidyalaya Library


পশ্চিম গুৱাহাটী মহাবিদ্যালয়লয় গ্ৰন্থাগাৰ

College Library

About The library of Paschim Guwahati Mahavidyalaya was established in the year 1978. After establishment initially the library was known as college library. However, The library was renamed as Bipin chandra Baruah library in the year 2004, in memory of the late founder principal of the College. The Bipin chandra Boruah library is well equipped library with Computerized network through Soul software and internet with jio facilities. The library is well stocked with a collection of 41000+ books in English, Assamese, Hindi, and Bengali languages along with college component of e-shodh sindhu . It is a modern computerized library with soul 2.0. Software through which all the house keeping operations of the library such as acquisition cataloging, circulation, serial control and OPAC are being done. The library with its open access system and spacious reading reading area provides an green environmental atmosphere space in the college campus .Here students and teachers are always encourage to utilization of the library resources by creating a user friendly atmosphere DR. S.R. Ranganathan father of library science development in India has famously said that "The library is the trinity of learning resources, faculty/ Students and the library staff”. Stock and services of the library are aimed to meet under graduate, Post- graduate and HS level study. The library also provides access to e- resources to the teacher, students, of the college. Through N-list consortia and NDLI platform. The library remains open from 9am to 5 pm of all working days. Book bank facilities of offered to the needy and deserving students who may borrow books for the whole academic session.

General Information about the Library

Name of The Library Paschim Guwahati Mahavidyalaya Library
System of the Library Open Access System
Address Paschim Guwahati Mahavidyalaya, Amrit Bharali Path, Dharapur Pin – 781017, Assam, India.
Library Hour 9.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. on all working days.

Bill Processing

After received the books in the library with the bill ,The bill processing started the discount rates are verified with the terms and condition of the ordering copy .The price of each book and the discount rates are verified by the concerned staff. The accession numbers entered against each items then the bill are submitted in the finance department. after principal approved for payments.

Budgeting Policy and Procedure

The library budget is established by the College Governing body as a part of the regular College budget .Each department is allotted a considerable amount for the purchase of subject metrics books. The books requirements are recived from the departments the final decision is mode by the principal and library committee based on the availability of funds.

Library Adminstration

There is a Library advisor Committee which is formed as per guidelines of the Director of Higher Education Assam ( AHE1036/2019/4dtd.23rd july 2021) The library committee is to for appointed by the Principal of the Instituation.

Library I.T Infrastructure

Computer in Library office-6
Computer in E-Resource Center-10
Barcode printer 1
Barcode Reader-1
Documents Printer-2
Book Scanner-Nill
Central UPS-
Vacuum Cleaner-1
Light 32=3
AC-in E- Resource Center-1
Celling Fan-3
Fan – Celling Fans-34
Stands Fan-5

Library Users

Students- UG-
PG- 48
HS- 1st and 2nd year Students
Permanent teaching staff (section) 32
Permanent teaching staff (Non-section) 5
Contractual teaching staff (Non-section) 7
Permanent Non-teaching staff (section) 4+4
Permanent Non-teaching staff (Non-section) 5

Library Collection

1. Books Total No of Books 4100+
Ref Books- 23000+
Text Book-18100+
2. Bound Volume
3. Encyclopedia
4. North East Corner
5. Bhupen Hazarika Corner
6. Vaishnava literature comer-
7. Children Book Corner
8. Dr.Mamoni Raisom Goswami
9. Different Currency Corner
10. College Publication
11. E-Books- E-journals : 6000+ E-Journals and 1,99,500+E-Books though N-List Platform, and 6,00,000+ E-Books Through NDLI Platform,
12. Magazines : of (print Magazines)
13. Journals: 4 (Print Journal)
14. Newspaper:6


Library services as a resource centre and aims to develop a comprehensive collection of books and journals useful for students and faculty of the college user library approach towards students and faculty.

Library services as a resource centre and aims to develop a comprehensive collection of books and journals useful for students and faculty of the college user library approach towards students and faculty
of the college and provides an effective dissemination of Knowledge.


The department of library aims to become the model library among the state.
The Library intends to incorporate the latest technology And adopt user friendly approach towards students and faculty.
The library intends offer comprehensive & services related to dissemination of knowledge.

Library At A Glance

i. Total area of Bipin Chandra Barua Library 533.475 sq.Metre
ii. Name of the Library: Bipin Chandra Baruah Library
iii. Year of Establishment: 5th september 1978
iv. Type of the Library: Academic
v. Library Hour: Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00pm
vi. Library Circulation Hour: Monday to Firday 10:00 am to 4:00pm and 10.00 am to 2:00pm Saturday
vii. Library Building: Separate Building in Campus
viii. Nature of Access: Open Access.
ix. Cataloging Classification : 23rd edition DDC
x. Status of Automation: Fully automated
xi. Name of ILMB Software: SOUL 2.0
xii. E-Resource center : Open access E-resource

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