Library Membership


The membership of the library is also available (on payment basis) to postgraduate students, staff from academic institutions, Govt. R&D laboratories and industry. Only print resources are available for consultation /reference against library membership.


*Type of Membership (Annual) with Charges


Type of Membership (Annual)


Personal Membership 

Post-Graduate students, Faculty members, Research Scholars from Universities, Affiliated Colleges and Government organizations
Photocopy/ Print copy(Free up to 100 pages beyond that it will be Rs. 5/- per page, 25 pages per day)
Rs. 2000/- + GST

Academic Institution

3 user cards will be provided.
Photocopy/ Print copy( ( Free up to 100 pages per card beyond that it will be Rs. 5/- per page)
Rs. 15,000/- + GST

Corporate (Silver category)

up to Rs. 25 crores turn over per year
5 user cards will be provided
Photocopy/ Print copy ( Free up to 100 pages per card beyond that it will be Rs. 10 per page)
Rs. 25,000/- + GST

Corporate (Gold category)

above Rs. 50 crores turn over per year,
10 user cards will be provided
Photocopy/ Print copy ( Free up to 100 pages per card beyond that it will be Rs. 10 per page)
Rs. 50,000/- + GST

Casual Visitor (per day) :

Employees from industries, outstation postgraduate & research students, faculty members from Colleges/Universities
Photocopy/ Print copy (Rs. 5/- per page, 50 pages per day)
Rs.1000/- + GST

*Mode of Payment


Payment s above Rs.1000/ - needs to be made By Demand Draft in the name of Director, NCL, Pune or by  NEFT only to Director, NCL Pune @- SBI NCL Campus Branch, Pune. Account No. : 30267257846, IFSC Code: SBIN0003552, GST No.: 27AAATC2716R1ZF


*General Rules:


  • All memberships are valid for only 1 year.
  • Library membership cards are non-transferable and entry will be to the valid card holders only. In case loss of the card please informs the library staff immediately.
  • Valid ID card of the parent institute/company is must along with CSIR-NCL Library membership card for entry into the CSIR-NCL Library.
  • Members cannot access databases and cannot download any copyrighted content subscribed by the library.
  • Systematic downloading, G-mail attachments & use of Social networking site is not allowed.
  • Members can only browse and search resources available in the library & Limited photocopies/ printouts of documents are allowed to members as per membership category.
  • Issuing facility is not available to outside users.
  • Personal documents are not allowed to refer to the library.
  • Every member has to enter his/her name in the register kept at the entrance.
  • The library reserves the right to terminate the membership with immediate effect, on failure to observe the library rules.
  • Retired members of CSIR-NCL are allowed to take library membership.
  • Smoking & eating is not allowed inside the library.
  •  Membership fees are non-refundable.
  • The Director, CSIR-NCL reserves the right to restrict the use of library services.
  • All rates are in addition of GST @ 18 % (2017-2018).


Library Membership Forms


Personal Membership form

Corporate/ academic membership form

Casual/One-day Membership form