Acharya Prafulla Chandra College (APC College)

Acharya Prafulla Chandra College

Govt. Sponsored | NAAC Accredited A Grade College with CGPA 3.23

Affiliated to West Bengal State University

Acharya Prafulla Chandra College (APC College)


  1. Lending: All Library members(Students, teachers, Non-teaching staff)    may borrow book(s) from the Library. Teachers may borrow maximum 5 books one by one or at a time. Non-teaching staff may borrow 2 books at a time. Students can borrow 2 books at a time through their Book Issue card.
  2. Reading room: There are two reading rooms for the students in the Library. Student can take maximum 3 books at a time for reading through their Reading Room card. There is also a separate reading room for the teachers in the Library.


    Capacity : For student - 60 person.
    For teachers- 15  person.

  3. Open access: Open access system has already been introduced through which members can go to the rack directly and choose their required book.
  4. Uses of internet: We have also internet facilities. Members of the Library may use the computer for browsing the world-wide information in his/her specific topic through e-learning centre.
  5. OPAC:  We have already introduced Online Public Access Cataloguing system for the sake of users.
  6. CD-Rom services: A member can take a CD of the specific subject for a day with permission to the Library staff.
  7. Reference service: This type of service is given to the members throughout the Library hours.
  8. Referral service: We also provide referral service to the members of the Library.
  9. Newspaper clippings: We also maintain a separate register of newspaper clippings for the current and future benefit for the members specially for the students.
  10. New arrivals: A separate notice board is arranged for displaying the information about the new arrivals of the Library.
  11. Career Guidance cell: Books relating to the different competitive examination and current events, news, information for career/service and other documents are available for consultation only in the reading room. The College Library subscribes the following:
    • Employment News,
    • Karmasansthan(in Bengali),
    • Outlook,
    • India Today,
    • Peshaprabesh(in Bengali),
    • yojona(in Bengali),
    • Competition Success Review,
    • Frontline.
  12. Repository: We maintain a repository of current as well as previous Question Papers of University and College both for the sake of student and teacher both.
  13. Drinking water facility: A water purifier is installed in the Library to give drinking facility to its members.