Sri Venkataramana Swamy College library was started along with the establishment of the college in the year 1968. Since then, it has been playing a pivotal role in enabling the students of the institution to excel in their academic pursuits. The library has made steady progress over the years by enriching its collection of reading materials, automating the library functions and expanding facilities for its users.

Our library which is centrally located in the college campus has undergone aseries of renovations, over the years to make it more user friendly.The seating capacity for the reference purposes of students has been increased to 125 (students at a time). The library hall measures about 240-sq m in area. The stack section is 142.5 sqm and the mezzanine floor is 36sqm. In total, built up area of the library is 418.5sqm. Automated Library The library has computerized all aspects of library services and management like, acquisition, circulation, cataloguing and serials management and Books are Barcoded. Through computerized Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) the readers can search the entire holdings of the library. It allows searches for materials through several access points like author, title, subject, etc.

Library Collection Books are the foremost among the library reading material collection, dealing with diverse topics of interest specially suited to students. Reference tools, consisting of encyclopedias, dictionaries, year books, quiz books and books on various disciplines are also available.

E - Resourses:

The library has subscribed for the e-resources under N-LIST Programme of the UGC INFONET Digital Consortium and the users of the library can access: 60000+ e-journals and 97,000 + e-books. Digital library contains Project reports, Journals, articles by the faculty, syllabi, question bank etc.

Services Offered by Library

  • Circulation of Books.
  • User orientation (information literacy programme)
  • Reference Services
  • Book Bank facility
  • New Arrivals
  • Free Internet Services
  • Newspaper clipping service
  • Inter Library Loan facility
  • Career information services
  • Career information services

Best practices followed in the Library:

  • Book exhibition
  • Best user award
  • Library Club
  • Compact Storage of less used books
  • User feedback practice through questionnaire
  • Books on Deposit
  • Extension of library services to the public
  • Using self-developed library software
  • Student participation program
  • Organizing Guest lectures

Library Working Hours:

  • 8.30 am to 05.00 pm All working days
  • 9.00 am to 01.30 pm Saturday

Science Laboratories

Well equipped Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology Laboratories are housed in spacious, well lit and well ventilated halls. The Zoology Laboratory has an attractive Zoology Museum too.

Computer Laboratory

To keep pace with the modern times, two well-equipped computer laboratories have been set up.

English Language Laboratory

The college has a language laboratory equipped with computers having softwares to train the students in the English language. Lessons on pronunciation and grammar are imparted to the students who enrol for communicative English course.

Commerce Laboratory

A Commerce Laboratory has been set up utilizing the UGC fund for conducting a certificate course in Rural marketing. ERP-SAP classes are also conducted on-line in the laboratory.

Computer Centre with Internet facility

A full fledged computer centre has been established with internet facility to enable the students to keep in touch with the global information and acquire knowledge.

Computer Aided Learning Package

The students are offered facility to prepare Computer Aided Learning Package which helps them to prepare for seminars, assignments etc.

Audio-visual rooms

Two audio-visual rooms with Over Head Projectors, Computers, Slide Projector, Film Projector, LCD Projectors, TV, DVD, etc. are available for creating extra interest in students for learning and exposing them to scientific advancement.

Seminar Hall

A new seminar hall equipped with a smart board, an LCD projector, a surround sound system has been set up with a seating capacity of 100 people.

Ladies Hostel

A ladies hostel which can accommodate 95 girl students, managed by the Warden and with the Principal as the Chairman of the hostel, is available. The hostel is fully equipped with spacious rooms and facilities for hot water, reading, recreation and relaxation.

Training Centre for Learning English (TCLE)

A centre that offers regular spoken English courses, Remedial English classes and training programmes for students, teachers and others, functions on the campus.

Sri Venkataramana Swamy College, Bantwal, D.K - 574211

BC Road, Bantwal, Mangalore, Karnataka 574219

Phone (Mob): +91789982766/+919480231268, (Office): +91 [0] 8255 233374, E-Mail:

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