The library has a good collection of books on all subjects taught in the college as well as on related subjects. The library has five separate units: 1) Central library 2) Honours Seminar library 3) Staff-room library 4) Departmental Library of Geography 5) Departmental Library of Botany. All categories of users can borrow books from the Central Library, but access to the Honours Seminar library is restricted to the Honours students and the teachers. Staff-room library is for classroom reference and the departmental libraries are for the teachers and the students of the respective departments. Apart from the books acquired under the college grant and UGC grant, there is a small collection of books donated by the users and well-wishers named ‘ Prafulla Chandra Roy Text Book Library ‘ Salient features: 1) The library has a collection of more than 39000 books. 2) The library has a small collection of conventional reference books. 3) At present, the library can be called a semi-computerized library. Only the daily transaction of books is done manually. 4) Computerized cataloging started in the year 2004 with WINISIS. But at present Open Source Library Management Software Koha (version 3.16.04 on Ubuntu 12.04 customized by the Bengal Library Association) is in use. A total of 27588 books have been recorded in the database. 5) Barcoding of books is in process. 6) Online access to the library catalog is available. 7) Internet facility is available for the users in the Central Library. 8) A reading room facility is available for the users. In the Central Library, there is a large reading room that can accommodate more than 70 students at a time. 9) Even the outgoing students get the library facility up to their University final examination. 10) Casual students can also avail of the library facility. 11) Needy students can avail of the long-term loan facility from the UGC Book Bank. 12) A few periodicals which can help the students in their career advancement as well as make them aware of the current affairs are procured by the library. 13) The library is a member of the UGC N-List Consortium.
The college encourages the students to take part in sporting activities. An annual sport is organized every year in the month of December in which all categories of Students take part enthusiastically. The sports committee organizes such events and sends the students to various sporting events such as Rowing, Athletics, etc. Many students of the college have proved their abilities in such events.
The college has a cafeteria facility. An in-house Canteen situated on the ground floor of the college building caters to the needs of the students. It supplies quality food to the students and staff members during the college hours. Special attention is given to ensure cleanliness and using high-grade cooking materials. The canteen is fitted with a water purifier cum chiller, refrigerator. The Canteen Committee regularly monitors the quality of food supplied by the canteen and its cleanliness.
The college has an auditorium facility for events and seminars.
The college has some basic medical facilities. A registered general medical practitioner Dr. A. Mondal visits the college on a weekly basis on Friday from 08:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. and is available for medical consultation free of cost. Students and Staff Members regularly take medical advice from him. The medical room is equipped with a bed and some first-aid materials. Seminars’ on health issues are regularly organized in which reputed Doctors and specialists make the students and staff aware of health-related issues, nutrition, pain relief, perils of drug addictions.
The College provides Wi-Fi Connectivity and CCTV Surveillance Camera for students.
The college has a Computer Lab in association with IT Point - Sivanath Sastri College computer center offers short duration certified courses designed to fulfill the career academic as well as the career requirements of the students. Besides that, the IT practical classes of B.Com ( HONS ) students are also conducted by the Computer Labs.
The college has a departmental based laboratory facility for the students.
The college has a small cheap store for the benefit of the needy students. Basic Textbooks, Stationeries, writing instruments, etc. are available in the cheap store. It remains open during college hours.
The college has a good networking for the alumni association. The academic departments of the college regularly organize Seminars, workshops for the academic enrichment of the Students and Teachers throughout the year such programs are undertaken and nationally as well as internationally acclaimed academicians, research Scholars are invited in such programs.
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