Aryabhatta Central Library

The library occupies a unique place in academic and research in the academic and research activities of the institute. It is perhaps the most unique central facility of out campus. It is housed in a separate three-storied building on the southern side of the main building with a floor space of 4402 sqm. The six reading halls which can accommodate a total of 300 students provide the peaceful and services beyond the physical walls of building, by including materials accessible by electronic means and by developing a modern e-resources library with a variety of digital tools.

Library keeps open from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM on regular week days (Monday to Friday), Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It has a total collection of 89784 general books, Book bank books, and books from TEQIP of the World Bank Fund. It subscribes 102 print journals, 10 databases of e-resource journal. i.e. Science direct, J-GATE(Engineering), J-GATE(Management), ASTM, ASCE, Springer, McGrew-Hill covering about 21017 e-journals to support research activities of our institute. In addition, databases of PROQUEST and McGrew-Hill facilitates access to 15000 e-books on wide variety of discipline are also available. Full video course lecture of NPTEL (an initiation of IIT and IISc.) are also added in the library to help students to download such materials for study and learning.

Our institute also provide Book Bank scheme allowing each student to borrow 5/6 text books for entire semester. Students belongings to SC/ST/OBC categories are also entitled to issue extra books from TEQIP-TDP section funded by the world bank.

Library has started functioning its digital library services. The faculty members and students can access its resources i.e. e-books, LR, video lectures, WBUT question papers, GATE papers, language learning etc.

The library is fully automated with LIBSYS (6.3 windows version) software and its web based online public access catalogue (OPAC) to view the library catalogue from anywhere in campus LAN. Students can check their library account at any point of time.