Central Library

Central Library

The Central Library is user-focused, innovative, and excellence driven. The library has always benefited from the institutes’ culture, is pioneer in adopting new technology.

´╗┐The Central Library of the college has kept pace with emerging challenges. It is entrusted with the task of procuring, organizing and displaying the various sources of knowledge in different media and also disseminating them to the users. Library is considered to be a "Delivery Room for the Birth of Ideas". Without a good library, no education system is complete and perfect. The state of the art library stretches over 941 square meters; including a spacious reading room that remains open round the clock. It has the capacity to accommodate 250 students at a time. The library has in its collection more than 54052 volumes with 16415 in printed form & 239 e-books 18727 titles on Engineering, Management and Humanities and subscribes to more than one Lakh open Source journals and 9 international & 68 national print media journals. The Central library is an open access library. It is enabled with Wi-Fi technology and security systems with Closed Circuit Television System (CCTV). Library provides lending service to both the faculty and students. The student members of the library can borrow maximum 3 books for a period of 15 days. Book Bank membership is granted to SC/ST student free of cost and they can issue 5 books for a semester under this scheme.

The Library System consists of a Central Library and 6 departmental libraries which collectively support the teaching and research programmes of the Institute. Central Library manages knowledge, both in print and digital formats, ensures seamless discovery and access to these scholarly resources, and provides faculty, students, and staff with professional support to find, evaluate, manage, and use such resources. It provides high-quality ambiance for both reflective and collaborative work and study. The Library, besides having a huge collection of books on engineering, science and humanities offers library services through its various Divisions and is used by more than 1700 members and others. All students, faculty members and employees of the Institute are entitled to make use of the Library facilities on taking library membership. Library has developed an excellent collection of books, journals and non-book material in science, engineering, technology, humanities, social sciences and management. Collection building – a core activity of the library, has been undergoing a transformation. From print-only environment where all our acquisitions were in hard copy format, it has shifted to print-and-online and to online-only formats. Initially setup in 1983, the Central Library moved to its new building in May, 2005 having an area of 758 square feet.

Library Incharge : Prof. S. N. Jain
Library Working Hours :
  • Monday to Friday 10:30 – 17:30 hrs
  • Monday to Sunday 07:30 – 23:00 hrs (During Examination)
  • Saturday 09:00 – 13:00 hrs

Status of Books

Branch Titles Books Cost(Rs.)
Civil Engineering 2814 10729 2462385.00
Elex. & Applied Science 3304 14419 4104438.00
E & Tc Engineering 1202 6549 1583722.00
Mechanical Engineering 2852 10231 2599992.00
Computer Engineering 3598 12386 2977845.00
M.B.A. 982 4524 703939.00
Other Books 310 1656 331200.00
Total 15062 60494 14763521.00
Less Polytechnic Books 2451 12788 1889946.00
Total 12611 47706 12873575.00
Add BIS Code + 5817 5817 54000.00
Total 18428 53523 12927575.00
Add e-Books + 239 239 626839.00
Final Total 18637 53762 13554414.00

Books of Indian Authors

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Book Bank Scheme

Central Library maintains a book bank mainly of undergraduate level text books to help students belonging to economically and socially weaker sections of the society. The bank has two collections namely (I) Special Collection (BC) for SC/ST Students (ii) Technological Lending Library.

The Library uses library management software package which is an integrated multi-user library management system that supports all in-house operations of the Library. The software consists of modules on acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, serials, article indexing etc. The database of books available in the Library is being updated on day to day basis with details of recently acquired books. The editing and updating activities are in progress.

The library collection comprising of books, journals, thesis, reports, standards, magazines and other reading material stands as follows:

Volume & Thesis

Sr. Branch Volume UG Project Report PG Project Thesis CDs/DVDs
1 Civil 8729 163 131 182
2 Electronics 14068 488 008 189
3 E & TC 4549 211   107
4 Mechnaical 8224 80 08 102
5 Computer 9574 285   381
6 MBA 2524      
7 B.I.S. Codes 5817      

Journals and Magazines

Sr. No. Branch National Inter-National Online
    Journals Magazines    
1 Civil 1575 1060 242 33
2 Electronics 1561 1025 231 77
3 E & TC 1180 680 141 60
4 Mechanical 1589 1028 276 26
5 Computer 1524 1050 211 43
6 MBA 132 720 NIL 98
7 Applied Sci. 1290 711 NIL 15