Mahatma Hansraj Library

DAV College for Women, Ferozepur Cantt., Library is the hub of information services. It serves as a creative and innovative partner in supporting teaching, learning, and research activities, with a fast growing collection, both in digital and print format using state-of-the-art facilities.

The College offers a spacious, fully computerized open shelf library. The total area of the library is 344 in Sq. Mts. . The library has more than 14198 books and subscribes to 5 National journals. Besides it receives 12 newspapers, 10 magazines and Periodical 11. Library and reading room are kept open to all students from 9 am to 4 pm on all working days. It has open access facility. The library is computerized and issue and receipt of books is carried out through the use of laser scanner. All books have been automated with bar codes and are stored in almirahs for easy access to students. For meritorious and economically backward students book-bank facility is available. The library also provides books to students during examination time with the collection of deposit money. The Library is constantly monitored using CCTV cameras to ensure security and discipline in the library. The Library has separate seating sections for the students and staff.

Working hours
On working days 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
On Sundays and Gazetted holidays Library remains closed
Before Examination days 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
During Examination days 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Library Services

Open Access System

The Library adopted OPEN ACCESS System in which the reader goes to the shelf ( almirah) and chooses a book from the shelves and brings it to the Circulation Desk for issuing.

Book Bank Facility

The library has a strong Book Bank collection, which caters to the needs of all the students. All the text books of all courses are provided by the library to the students under book bank facility.


All the books in the library have been catalogued using the most advanced technology. E-catalouging does away the hassle of physically shuffling through books available in the library by providing detailed information regarding the books in the library and their current availability.

Internet Facility

The library is equipped with fast speed internet facility for the students and the faculty for online access of journals, e-books and other study material.

INFLIBNET (Information & Library Network INFLIBNET of UGC)

The Library, is also a part of the INFLIBNET programme of UGC. INFLIBNET is a computer-communication network for linking Libraries and Information centres in Universities, Deemed Universities, UGC Information Centre, etc. The MCM Library provides access to the e-resources to its members through N-LIST Programme of INFLIBNET. Faculty members and the students have been provided Login ids and Passwords for accessing the e-resources through NLIST.

To Access this service please on the link below with valid login ID and Password: Click Here

Print Resource

Magazines, Newspaper, Journals

Magazines NamesNewspaper NamesJournals Names
Business World Punjab Kesri Aryan Heritage
Digit Dainik Bhaskar Indian Journal of Finance
GrehShobha Ajit (Punjabi)Indian Journal of Marketing
Partiyogta Darpan (English) Punjabi TribuneArthshastra : Indian Journal of Economics
Competition Success Review The TribuneParbandhan :Indian Journal of Management
Chronicle Times of IndiaUniversity News
India Today Economics TimesSangeet
Sarhad KesariPunjabi Duniya
Employment NewsIndian Journal of Political Science
Arya JagatAyurveda
Primary Sikhya
Punjab University Research Journal


Sr. No.Time
1 Arthshastra Indian journal of economics & research
2 Indian journal of marketing
3 Career 360
4 Dream 2047
5 Indian Journal of Finance
6 Prabandhan: Indian Journal of Management

Library Rules for Staff Members

Loan Privileges

DepartmentNo of Books
Heads of the Departments and Senior Lecturers 15 Books
Lecturers (Permanent) 15 Books
Lecturers (Temporary) 10 Books
Demonstrators (Permanent) 10 Books
Demonstrators (Temporary) 10 Books

Library Rules for students

    Contact Information

  • DAV College for Women
  • Railway Station Road.
  • Ferozepur Cantt.
  • Punjab, India
  • 01632-244509
  • davwomen@yahoo.com
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