National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra













The Library initially set up in 1965 has grown in size, collection and services. Presently NIT Kurukshetra has a very spacious Library with good collection of documents, which includes text and reference books, CD- ROMs and large number of Print & Online Journals and e-books. With its growing resources, space & services, the Library caters to the need of faculty, research scholars and students.



Library Collection

(as on 31.03.2019)

Library Books


Book Bank


Back Sets










Total Documents



Total Floor Area & Reading Space

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 for 600 readers and sufficient space for stacking new documents, digital library and Audio Visual Centre. The total area of the library at present is 36711sq-ft.

Book Bank Facilities

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 full semester from Book Bank.




Library Hours

Reading Facilities

24 x 7 x 365

Stack & Circulation

All Working Days

08.30 AM to 08.00 PM

Saturdays, Sunday & Holidays

10.00 AM to 05.00 PM


Library Automation System, Web-OPAC & Circulation

Library is providing automated services in all sections of the Library using KOHA Software. Database of the Library is updated regularly and Readers can search the documents using Web-OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)at:

All the books are bar-coded and members are also given Bar-Coded membership cards for smooth circulation of documents in the Library.

Audio video Centre

The library has a fully air conditioned Audio visual centre for Seminars, conferences, guest lectures, user awareness programs etc. with a seating capacity of 100 participants. It is also equipped with Video Conferencing facility.

Current Journals

The Library subscribes to 81 Print and Approx. 4200+ Online Journals in the field of Science and Technology. A number of complimentary copies are also received in the library. The list of these Journals, is displayed in Periodical Section of the Library and also available on the Library Intranet site




e-Shodh Sindhu (eSS)

The NITK Library is a core member of e-Shodh Sindhu Consortium set up by MHRD. Approximately 4200+ e-resources are subscribed/provided through the Consortium. To access online resources in the Institute premises, the library is providing services through internally maintained web server. All these resources/e-journals can be accessed through library Intranet site


The e-resources subscribed by the library are as under:

E Resources Links



S.No. Resources URL
E-resources provided by e-Shodh Sindhu
1 ACM Digital Library
2 ASCE Journals Online
3 ASME Journals Online
4 Economic & Political Weekly
5 Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) Database
6 JGate Plus (JCCC)
8 Oxford University Press
9 Springer + Nature
10 Web of Science
11 South Asia Archive (NDL)
12 World Library (NDL)
Directly Subscribed by the Institute
13 ACI MCP+ Journal
14 Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies
15 AIP (2015-2016)
16 ASCE Proceedings
17 American Physical Society (APS)
18 CUP: Science & Technology
19 EzProxy
20 Emerald
22 Journal of Fluid Mechanics
23 Proquest Database: Thesis
24 Sage Publication: IMeche
25 Science Direct Journals with Back Files (Vol. 1 Issue 1)
26 SciFinder
27 Scopus
28 Springer Journals with(Back Files Engg. & computer Sci)
29 T&F: 351 Journals
30 Turnitin (for Plagiarism)
31 Wiley: 117 Journals
32 SIAM (2008-2009)
33 NPTEL Web &Video Courses Library Server ( UserName: library Password: library)
34 Institute of Physics(IOP)
35 Grammarly
36 Ceramics International
37 Materials Today:Proceedings
38 ASTM Digital library + Standards
39 Indian Standards
40 IEC Standards (upto 2018)
41 Cambridge University Press
42 CRC/Taylor & Francis
44 Elsevier/ Science Direct
45 MGH: Access Engineering
46 Springer: Engineering + LNCS
47 Wiley
48 World Scientific
49 CBS Publisher
50 Pearson
51 S Chand
52 De Gruyter
53 NewAge
54 PHI Learning


User can also visit the sites for search of Journals, Proceedings of Conferences, Standards, articles etc. covered under respective e-resources.

JGate Plus:

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.

NPTEL Web & Video Courses

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


The Library has procured EzProxy software, through which the users can access to the e-resources of the library, when they are outside the campus.

The procedure to access the subscribed e-resources outside the campus is as under:

Visit the URL:

User Name:  < Enter your official email id without domain name>

For example: if your email id is, then please enter test only.

Password: < Enter your official email password>

If you do not have official email of NITK, please contact the Technical officer, CCN NITK.


Anti-Plagiarism Software (Turnitin)

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, thesis, dissertation etc. using this facility.


Reprographic Facilities:

A contractor is appointed to provide the Reprographic Services to the readers. Reproduction from books, periodicals & other material is provided @ 60 paisa per copy.


The Library has its own bindery, which binds library books, college reports and undertakes binding work for various departments and other section of the Institute. The Library is equipped with cutting, stitching, spiral binding & lamination machines.

Library Membership & Loan privileges

Students, Teachers, Research Scholars and Staff of the Institute are admitted as members of the library. Library membership forms can be obtained and submitted at the circulation counter in the library. The number of books that may be borrowed by each category of members and the period of loan is as under:

Category of Members

No. of Books Loan

Period of



One Month

Research Scholars


One Month



One Month



14 days



One Month

Book Bank (All Students)


Full Semester


Conditions on Loans

i) The Librarian reserves the right to recall any book issued to the members even prior to the due date of return.

ii) Reference books, thesis and other special reading materials shall not ordinarily be loaned to members.

iii) Bound/Unbound volumes of periodicals will be lent to teachers only. However, the latest issue shall not be lent out.

iv) Members should return Library books on or before the due date, failing which an over due charge of Rs. 1.00 per day per book shall be levied for first 15 days and thereafter, Rs. 2.00 per day per book.

Loss of Books

Members shall have to replace the books lost by them or will have to pay double the price of the book. If a book lost belongs to a set and is not available separately, the members shall have to replace the whole set or pay double the price of the set.

Care of Books

I) The Library books are for the benefit of not only the present but also for the future members of the Library. They should, therefore, be handled with every care and consideration.

II) Damaging and defacing of books is highly objectionable and may lead to cancellation of membership privileges and replacement of damaged book by a new one.


Contact Details


Designation &







Sh. Manish Garg

Assistant Librarian







Acquisition Section



Technical Section



Circulation Section



Periodical Section



Computer Section/e-resources



Book Bank



Binding Section




284 233284




Stack Guide


003 Optimization/ Operations Research

003.54 Information Technology

004 Computer Science/Data Processing

004.16 Microcomputer/Microprocessor

004.35 Parallel & Distribute Processing

004.22 Computer Architecture

005.1 Software Engineering.

005.133 Programming Language

005.43 Operating Systems

005.74 Database Management

006.3 Artificial Intelligence

006.33 Expert Systems

006.6 Computer Graphic

006.7 Multimedia



620 Engineering

620.00452 Reliability Engineering

620.106 Fluid Mechanics

620.11 Engineering Materials

620.112 Strength of Materials

620.1123 Elasticity and Plasticity

620.1124 Stress and Strains

620.1129 Materials, Elect/Mech

620.16 Metal Properties & Tests

620.3 Mechanical Vibration

621.042 Energy Engineering

621.1 Stream Power Engineering

621.2 Hydraulics Power Engineering

621.402 Heat Engineering

621.4021 Thermodynamics

621.4022 Heat Transfer

621.43 Internal Combustion Engines

621.47 Solar Energy Engineering

621.48 Nuclear Engineering

621.56 Refrigeration & Air-condition

621.75 Machine Shop Practice

621.81 Mechanism

621.815 Machine Design

621.82 Engineering Design

621.83 Gears

621.86 Material Handling Equipment

621.89 Lubrication/Tribology

621.9 Machine Tools

629.1 Aerospace Engineering

629.2 Automobile Engineering

650 Business Management

658 Management

658.3 Personal Management/HRM/HRD

658.5 Industrial Engg/ Production Mgt.

658.8 Marketing Management

669 Metallurgy

670 Manufacturing Technology

671 Workshop Technology

681.2 Industrial Instrumentation

744.442 Engineering & Mech. Drawing

774 Holograph


621.3 Electrical Engineering

621.31 Electric Power Generation

621.313 Electric Machine

621.316 Electromagnetic Engineering

621.317 Power Electronics

621.319 Electric Power Transmission/ Distribution

621.3191 Electrical Power Systems

621.3192 Network Analysis/Synthesis

621.32 Illumination Engineering/Lightning

621.3692 Fiber Optics

621.37 Electrical Measurement

621.374 Instrumentation


621.381 Electronics Engineering.

621.3813 Microwave Electronics

621.3815 Circuits Electronics

621.38152 Semiconductors

621.38153 Circuits, Electronics Design

621.3817 Micro Electronics

621.38173 Integrated Circuits/VLSI

621.382 Communication Engineering.

621.384 Radio/Engineering

621.388 Television

629.8 Automatic Control Engineering

629.83 Feedback Control Systems

629.892 Robots Computer Science

629.895 Computer Control.



523 Astronomy

526.9 Surveying

550 Geology

551.22 Earthquakes

551.4 Geomorphology

551.49 Ground Water

624 Civil Engineering

624.15 Foundation Engineering

624.151 Soil Mechanics

624.154 Pile Foundation

624.17 Structural Analysis

624.182 Steel Structures

624.18341 Reinforced Concrete

624.2 Bridges

625.7 Roads & Highways

627 Hydraulic Engineering

627.52 Irrigation Engineering

627.8 Hydraulic Structures

628 Public Health Engineering/Environmental Engg

628.1 Water Supply Engineering

628.2 Sewerage

628.3 Sewage Treatment

628.5 Pollution & Industrial Sanitation

631.4 Soil Conservation

690 Building Construction

691 Building Material

693.5 Concrete Construction

721 Architectural Construction



510 Mathematics/ Engg. Mathematics

511.8 Algorithms

512 Algebra

515.3 Differential Calculus

516 Geometry

518 Numerical Analysis

519 Statistics

519.2 Probabilities

519.5 Statistical Mathematical


530 Physics

530.78 Physics – Experiments

530.123 Quantum Mechanics

530.15 Mathematical Physics

530.41 Solid State Physics

531 Mechanics

531.38 Elasticity

532.05 Fluid Dynamics


534 Sound/Acoustics

535 Optics

537 Electricity

537.622 Semiconductors(Physics)

538 Magnetism

539 Modern Physics

539.14 Atoms

539.7 Nuclear Physics


540 Chemistry

541.3 Physical Chemistry

543 Analytical Chemistry

544 Qualitative Analysis

545 Quantitative Analysis

546 Inorganic Chemistry

547 Organic Chemistry

548 Crystallography

547.84 Polymers

660 Chemical Technology

662.88 Biomass Energy

668.4 Plastics


001 General Knowledge

301 Sociology

320 Political Science

330 Economics

331 Labour Economics

332 Financial Economics

338 Industrial Economics

338.4762 Engineering Economics

338.7 Entrepreneurship

338.9 Planning

340 Law

350 Public Administration

360 Social Welfare

370 Education

378 Higher Education

400 Languages

420 English Language

500 Physical Science

502.8 Science & Technology

820 English Literature

823 English Fiction

891.43 Hindi Literature

910 Geography

920.71 Biography-Men

920.72 Biography-Women

954 History of India

NIT Kurukshetra is one of the premier technical institutes of the country. Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, the institute was rechristened as National Institute of Technology on June 26, 2002.