MESACS College Library established in the year 1956 to cater the need of learning fraternity of the institution. With a treasure trove of 83,006 books, we can proudly claim to have one of the best and largest collections of books among undergraduate colleges of Bengaluru. From autobiographies to thrillers, reference books and so on. Our library also has the distinction of subscribing to more than 21 print Journals, 25 Print Magazines and 15 newspapers catering to diverse interests. A large number of reputed academic e-resources subscribed through N-LIST from INFLIBNET server are also available for staff and students interested in keeping abreast with latest developments in their domain.


Facilitating access to information resources for knowledge sharing.


Promote intellectual growth and creativity by the addition of collections and providing a broad base
reference and research.


  • To disseminate useful information to the users
  • To encourage healthy readership
  • To facilitate issue of academic content
  • To move towards digitization of reading materials
DaysOn Working DaysOn HolidaysBefore and During Exam DaysDuring Vacation
Mon-Fri09.30am – 05.30pm09.30am – 05.30pm10.00am – 05.00pm
Saturday09.30am – 02.00pm09.30am – 02.00pm10.00am – 02.00pm
  • Circulation
  • OPAC (online public access catalogue)
  • Property counter (for bags)
  • Reprography service (xerox)
  • Internet browsing facility
  • CD library
  • Reference service
  • book bank facility to Sankalpa students
  • Previous years question papers
  • Scanning facility
  • Power backup facility
  • College ID cards issued to students & staff
  • Fully computerized and automated with a bar code system enabling easy and quick transactions.
  • Open access system provides easy accessibility.
  • Working hours – 9.30 am to 5.30pm, beyond the regular class hours to enable students to make maximum use of the library.
  • Internet section with 18 systems and free internet facility.
  • A comprehensive collection of books and resource materials for competitive exam.
  • Special collections of books on Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda and so on.
  • Well maintained and easily accessible copies of previous question papers.
  • To allow students to borrow books for longer periods during exams.
  • Separate SC/ST Book Bank.
  • Subscription to INFLIBNET’s N-LIST consortia to provide faculty access to e-journals and e-books. The library plans to throw open the facility to our students as well.
  • To avail library facilities, students are required to present their identity cards.
  • Identity cards are not transferrable.
  • Students are requested to scan the barcode printed on their ID cards on every visit to record their check-in and check-out.
  • Library users should switch off their mobile/cell phones.
  • Students are informed to use property counter for their personal belongings only when they are in the library (do not keep valuable items).
  • Any kind of eatables are not allowed.
  • Group discussions are not allowed and should maintain silence.
  • Students are allowed to borrow 2 books in different subjects for 2 weeks.
  • Students should check the pages and condition of the books before borrowing them.
  • After reference, please leave the books on the reading table.
  • Reference books will be allowed to borrow for a shorter period of time (2-3 hours).
  • If a student defaces or damages the library books, they should replace or pay the present cost of the book.
  • Students are informed to use the internet facility only for academic purposes.
  • While browsing, playing games, watching movies, and chatting through social networks are not allowed.

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