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External Membership: External Membership Policy


External Membership Details

External Membership Policy

Visitors are advised to obtain prior approval by email to avail of membership facilities. Please send such requests to Visiting Hours: Monday to Friday (10:00 AM to 04:00 PM) Except Government Holidays

IIM Bangalore library offers membership facilities to visitors. Currently, it is provided to the IIMB Alumni, research scholars (Ph.D. & MPhil) of other academic institutions, professionals, teaching fraternity, individuals working for Corporates). Please note that this membership is not extensible to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students.

This membership involves only borrowing facility and reference to the print collection. Borrowing privileges do not include articles, data, reports, etc. from our electronic collection.

Access to our library and memberships are governed by rules and regulations of the IIMB library, which are revised from time to time.

Visitors are expected to :

  • Respect private and Institute property within IIMB premises
  • Abide by all Institute and Libraries’ policies and terms of access to our library
  • Must show valid identification and library membership ID upon request
  • Use library resources for academic purposes only.
Type of Membership Refundable Deposit Loan Limit Annual Service Charges
Alumni, Academic Visitors from other institutions ( on the recommendation by faculty) Rs. 3,000
Rs. 6,000
1 Book for 15 days
2 Books for 15 days
Individuals working in academic institutions / non-profit / government organisations/Corporate for-profit Rs. 7,000
Rs. 14,000
1 Book for 15 days
2 Books for 15 days
Rs. 2000
Institutions (academic / government / non-profit Organizations Rs. 25,000 2 Books for 15 days & 10 Reference Cards for Faculty Rs. 5,000
Institutions ( Corporate / for-profit) Rs.50,000 4 Books for 15 days & 10 Reference cards for Faculty Rs.10,000

For Individuals Only 1 day 3 day 1 week 1 month 3 month
Persons working in academic/non-profit / government institutions Rs.50 Rs.100 Rs.200 Rs 400 Rs 600

Note:  18% of GST will be added to the Library service charges