Central Library

About Us:

The library, initially set up in 1965, has grown in size, collection, and services. Presently, NIT Kurukshetra has a very spacious library with a good collection of documents, which includes text and reference books, CD-ROMs, and a large number of print and online journals and e-books. With its growing resources, space, and services, the library caters to the needs of faculty, researchers, scholars, and students.

The library is a growing organism. To meet all the requirements, sufficient space has been added for stacking, reading, and other services. The Library has a reading capacity of 500 readers and sufficient space for stacking new documents, a digital library and Audio audio-visual centre. The total area of the library at present is 36711sq-ft.


The Library Book Bank is one of the richest Book Banks in the country. All B. Tech, M.Tech, MBA and MCA students are given 6-8 books for the full semester from Book Bank.


Reading Facilities: 24x07x365

Stack and Circulation:

All Working Days: 08.30 am to 05:30 pm

Saturdays & Holidays: 09.00 am to 05.00 pm


Library Books 54,325
Book Bank 81,259
Back Sets 7,097
Standards 10,097
CDs/DVDs 832
e-Books 12,272
Thesis 6,355
Total Documents 1,72,237


The library is providing automated services in all sections of the library using KOHA software. All the books are bar-coded, and members are also given Bar-Coded membership cards for smooth circulation of documents in the library. The database of the library is updated regularly, and readers can search the documents using : Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) at: 

The library has a fully air-conditioned audiovisual centre for seminars, conferences, guest lectures, user awareness programs, etc. with a seating capacity of 100 participants. It is also equipped with a videoconferencing facility. 

J-Gate Custom Content for Consortium (JCCC) is a virtual library of journal literature created as a customized e-journals access gateway and database solution. It acts as a one-point access to 7900+ journals subscribed currently under UGC INFONET Digital library consortium as well as university libraries designated as Inter Library Loan (ILL) Centers besides index to open access journals.

The Library has procured NPTEL Web & Video Courses designed & developed by IIT, Chennai in various discipline of Engineering & Sciences for the use of Faculty Members, Research Scholars and Students. Users can access these video courses through Library storage server

To provide the off-campus access to subscribed e-resources, the library has subscribed to the KNIMBUS service. The users can create their account either by visiting the URL nitkkr.knimbus.com or by writing to us at librarian@nitkkr.ac.in. After creating the account, the users can log in and access all the e-resources from anywhere.

The library has subscribed to anti-plagiarism software Turnitin for all the Faculty Members, Research Scholars and Students. The users can check the plagiarism of their research papers, articles, theses, dissertations, etc. using this facility.  





Contact Details: 

Name Designation &


Phone E-Mail
Internal External
Sh. Manish Garg Assistant Librarian


282 233282 librarian@nitkkr.ac.in


Office 284 233284 librarynitk@gmail.com
Acquisition Section Sh.M.SSaini

Technician SG-I

284 233282 librarian@nitkkr.ac.in
Technical Section Sh.P.K Sharma

Technician SG-I

283 233283 librarian@nitkkr.ac.in
Circulation Section Sh.TinkuMeena

Lib. & Inf. Asst.

292 233292  


Periodical Section/e-resources  


Sr. Technician

289 233289 librarian@nitkkr.ac.in
Computer Lab 288 233288 librarian@nitkkr.ac.in
Book Bank Sh.Randhir Kumar

Senior Technician

286 233286
Binding Section Sh.Laik Singh

Technician SG-II

287 233287



National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra