A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library
— Shelby Foote

The Institute has a spacious and well equipped library which is being run according to an open access system. It has rich collection of about 1,33,600 volumes of books, periodicals, reports and reference material. In addition to the books from main library, some more books are issued to students from book bank also. To the students belonging to weaker section(SC/ST) some additional books are given from the Book Bank. Xeroxing facility is available to the users at very nominal rate.
There is a video viewing facility. Large number of books, periodicals, video cassettes and CD-ROMs are available. The library is being fully computerized. The CDNET facilities are to be developed very soon. Library has procured LIBSYS Software(Multi-user) and started the computerization of in house data.

Total Floor Area :

15847 sq m (space per student – 7.5 sq m) The glazing work (Glass Partitions) for air conditioning of the library has been done. Library has ten stack halls for books, periodicals (current and bound volumes), video cassettes, Reference Section and book bank.


Students 2462
Faculty and staff members 403

Issue of Books (Circulation, approx) :-

Main Library Counter 77,000 per year
Book Bank 58,000 per year

No. of Visitors (on Membership basis)

Approx. 300 Per day
(Faculty, Staff, Students and fee based members)


09.00 A.M. to 09.00 P.M. (Monday to Friday)
09.00 A.M. to 05.00 P.M. (On Saturdays)

Following services are also being provided to the users:

  • Reference Services
  • Video Viewing Facilities
  • Internet Facilities
  • DELNET Facilities
  • CD-ROM Data Bases
  • Photocopy Services
  • BIS/IRC Codes Services
  • OPAC Services(in house data)

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Last updated on: Thursday, January 19, 2012