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.

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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 a student is admitted to the college, he/ she shall be issued an Identity Card and Library Card- cum-Reader’s Ticket on production of the fee receipt. Four stamp size photographs are to be fixed, one each on the Identity Card and Membership card, and two on Reader’s Tickets. Every student shall keep his/ her Identity Card on his/ her person during his/her stay in the college. A student who fails to produce the Identity Card/Library card on demand may be refused entry in the classes/library and or may become liable to disciplinary action.

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 Biotechnology
ChemistryIndian Journal of Chemistry Section A
Indian Journal of Chemistry Section B
Indian Journal of Chemical Technology
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
EconomicsPolitical Economy Journal of India
Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL)
Fine ArtsArt & Deal
Music/DanceSangeet Natak
Journal of Music Academy, Chennai
Journal of Indian Musicological Society, Baroda
Naad Nartan
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
ZoologyJournal of Entomological Research
Indian Birds


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.