About Library

Postgraduate Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh is a premier front runner educational institute of the country established in 1956 to impart quality education to the young women of the country. Library plays a very important role to fulfil this aim. Library is the main part of this institution as it satisfies the required information need of student and staff. In College library the library users are students, teaching staff and non- teaching staff.

The Library of this college is situated at first floor. Library has an automated RFID along with vast compendium of 96328 books. In addition to this the library subscribes to 86 magazines, 38 subject journals and 15 newspapers in Hindi, English and Punjabi to keep the students and staff abreast with current affairs home and abroad.

Library has INFLIBNET facility to access E-Books & Journal and OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) facility is available in the library for staff and students through which they can search the books through various approaches like author, title, accession number, publisher, subject, or a combination of these.

Every section is under the surveillance of CCTV cameras. Fire extinguishers are installed in the library buildings to meet regulatory requirements and to allow trained employees to attempt to extinguish small fires.

A Braille corner is set up for the visually challenged students. JAWS-talking software has been installed in the library and Braille sheets are distributed free of cost.

Free Internet facility is available in the library for the students.

INFLIBNET N-List facility is provided to access e-journals and e-books to the faculty, post graduate students and research scholars. The library has also got institutional membership of National Digital Library of India (NDLI) for all faculty members and students.

There is a faculty research centre equipped with computers with internet access for teachers engaged in research work.

The library also has an Alumni Desk where old students of the college are registered in the Alumni Association- Nostalgia.

A Library blog is also maintained as ― “PGGCG11LIBRARY” where library activities are uploaded and updated regularly. Library blog also provide the access to open resources by providing links. Honours Classes results, Syllabus, Old Question papers etc. are also available on the library blog. To access library blog click

Web-OPAC service was provided to the users 24*7 over the internet through the   by which one can check the availability of the books in the library.

Library Rules

College has well stocked libraries with open shelf system. Latest books, journals, periodicals and newspapers are accessible to the students. Computers with high speed internet/ Wi-Fi/ LAN connectivity have been installed to facilitate the students. Besides, educational material is also available in the form of CDs and Audio Cassettes.

As soon as the student is admitted to the college, she shall be issued an Identity cum Library Card on production of fee receipt. Every student shall keep her Identity Card with her while visiting the library. A student who does not bring her Identity Card/Library card on demand may be refused to enter in the library.

Issue of Books

  1. Books shall be issued for 14 days.
  2. Overdue fine @ Re. 1/- per book per day shall be charged.

Library Security

  1. Refund/ lapse of security of students leaving college: All outgoing students must submit Library Security Refund Form (available in the Office) to the dealing assistant of the office.
  2. For students leaving college mid-session: Application for refund of security must be made on the prescribed form immediately on leaving the college.

Book Bank

Under the scheme of University Grants Commission for Text Book Library, complete sets of Text Books are issued to the needy students for the entire session

List of Journals

SubjectJournal Name
BotanyIndian Fern Journal
Indian Journal of Bio-chemistry and Bio-physics
The Journal of the Orchid Society of India
Indian Forester
ChemistryIndian Journal of Chemical Technology
Asian Journal of Nano Science and Materials
Computer ScienceAdvances in Computational Sciences and Technology
International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Technology
International Journal of Computer and Internet Security
Current Development in Artificial Intelligence
CommerceJournal of Commerce and Accounting Research
Vikalpa Journal
Indian Journal of Marketing
International Journal of Financial Management
Harvard Business Review
EconomicsIndian Economic Review
Emerging Economics cases journal
IUP Applied Economics
EnglishInternational journal of English language, literature and Translation studies
Atlantic literary Review
The Book Review
Fine ArtsArt & Deal
Music/DanceSangeet Natak
Journal of Music Academy, Chennai
Naad Nartan
PhysicsIndian Journal of Physics
Annals of Mathematical Physics
International review of Atomic and Molecular Physics
International Journal of Computational Physical Sciences
International Journal of Material Physics
PsychologyPsychological Studies
Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology
Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing
Asian Journal of Psychology and education
Pub Admn.Margin
Indian Journal of Public Administration
SociologySociological Bulletin
Contribution to Indian Sociology
PU Journal of Social Sciences
PU Journal of Arts
International journal of Sociological Research
ZoologyActa Entomology and Zoology
International Journal of Entomological Research
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
Zoological and Entomological Letters


INFLIBNET Centre (Information and Library Network Centre) is an Inter-University Centre of the University Grants Commission under the Ministry of Education. The organisation promotes and facilitates libraries and information resources for higher education. The college has institutional membership of INFLIBNET N-LIST whereby the faculty, students and research scholars can access academic resources available on various platforms. This way the Library of the college has expanded its educational horizons by venturing beyond the printed study and reference material, and made the e-resources accessible. Books, journals, dissertations, and thesis which are available in electronic medium are available for consultation, reference and guidance.

Faculty Members, Research Scholars and PG Students of the college are registered for N-LIST membership. Username and password are issued to them to access resources available on N-LIST.

To Access N-LIST Resources, Click on the link

N-LIST: National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for scholarly content (