Instructions for external users


For External Users

Due to the prevailing pandemic situation, all library services to the external users will not be available till further notice. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Following categories of external users are permitted to use the library for reference purposes only between 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. on all working days:

  • All Teaching faculties should produce their official Photo ID cards at the visitors' counter
  • College Students from a Recognized University, Research Scholars (RS), Post- Doctoral Fellows (PDF), should carry official ID Cards and a letter from the Principal / HOD / Guide, on the college/university/institution letterhead. The letter should be signed and the college/university/institution seal should be affixed.
  • Please submit your ID card along with the letter at the visitors' Counter
  • Please collect visitor pass from Visitors' Counter
  • You must return the visitor pass on the same day
  • External  users are not allowed to use the library on Saturdays, Sundays, and IISc Holidays (Please, see the working hours of J.R.D. Tata Memorial Library)
  • For any clarification, please contact the Visitors' Counter  

 NOTE:  Access to the Internet and e-Resources are not allowed for External Users


J.R.D. Tata Memorial Library access fee for External Users:

For Individuals

Access Fee (₹)

01 Day


01 Week


01 Month


06 Month


*Note: 18% of GST will be added to the Library Access Fee 

Mode of Payment: Cash only

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Phone: +91-80-2293-2832