The library of Karnataka Govt Polytechnic Mangalore is a knowledge center with a vision to serve information needs of its students and faculty. It has a good collection of more than 25000 volumes covering all branches of Science and Engineering. The library is equipped with text books, reference books, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, hand books, data books etc. In addition, the library has subscribed to 8 news papers and 10 magazines to meet the general requirements of its users. The library also has seating arrangements for its users to read books and prepare notes.
Students are provided with two library cards for borrowing books. Books are issued to the students on presentation of library cards for a period of 14 days. An overdue charge of 50 paise per day per book is levied from the due date till the book is returned to the library. If the books are lost, then the borrower should replace the books of the same edition or latest edition or pay double the cost of the book after getting permission from the librarian.
SC/ST students are provided with the facility to borrow additional two books from the SC/ST book bank and use them throughout the semester.

Working hours of the library:
Monday to Friday – 10 am to 5.30 pm
Saturday – 10 am to 1.30 pm


Smt. Geetha Shetty,


Karnataka Govt Polytechnic, Mangalore

Mobile: 9449821636