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BITS Library

Depository of Knowledge


The BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus library is housed in a state-of-the-art new building, covering about 45000 sq.ft area and closely located to Lecture Theater Complex (LTC) and classrooms of the Institute. The Library is fully air-conditioned with 575 seating capacity.
The Library has a collection of 41000+ books and subscribes to over 78 Indian and foreign periodicals/magazines.  Students can have access to over 7460+ e-journals. We subscribe to springer e-books collection. Students and faculty members can have access to over 11000+ e-books. The Library has thousands of books in electronic format, and more are being continuously added.
The Library facilities have the primary purpose of supporting BITS’ educational and research programs. Access to and use of the Library is a privilege extended to the members of the BITS community of faculty, students, and staff; including members of their immediate families and sponsored affiliates. 
Library users and staff will interact with mutual respect and consideration.
Library users will:
Respect private and Institute property
Abide by all Institute and Libraries’ policies, licensing and contractual       agreements
Comply with all requests made by library staff
Show valid identification upon request
Use  Library resources (content, equipment, or facilities) safely and         appropriately 

  • Facilities & Services

    Library is fully enabled with RFID technology with Self Check-In and Check-Out Kiosk facility. By this technology now you can borrow, return and renew books through Kiosk at any time during the library working hours. 

    WIFI @ Central Library

     Free wireless Internet access is available in the library. The library is fully computerised and the catalogue of resources and books can now be accessed online from the hostel as well.

    Reserve a Book

    Now you can reserve the books from the New Arrival Display and books which are in circulation. Please contact the library staff for more details.


    Book Suggestions

    You are welcome to suggest books to our library which will help us to improve our library collection. Please contact Library staff for more details.


    Suggestions and Complaints

    Suggestions for improvement of library services and complaints may be sent to the Librarian at & You may also contact Mr. M S Udayakumar (the Librarian) in person.

  • Library Webpage

    Library Webpage enables you to :
    •     Search by author, title, subject or keyword
    •     Reserve specific titles
    •     Check the titles issued against your name and the due dates
    •     Check the titles reserved by you and the due dates
    •     Suggest new books for the library
    •     Browse through the New Arrivals list

  • Journals and Publications

    There are a number of free and subscription based journals and reports that are accessible to students and faculty at BITS Pilani. 

    Access Journals and Publications 


  • New Arrivals

  • Contact Us

    Librarian :

    M S Udaya Kumar

    Library Committee Members:



    Committee Member


    Biological Sciences

    Dr. Gireesha Mohannath T


    Civil Engineering

    Dr. Bahurudeen A


    Chemical Engineering

    Dr. Angan Sengupta



    Dr. Tanmay Chatterjee


    Computer Science & Information Systems

    Dr. J Jabez Christopher


    Economics & Finance

    Dr. Bheemeshwar Reddy A


    Electrical & Electronics Engineering

    Dr. Sumit Kumar Chatterjee


    Humanities & Social Sciences

    Dr. Pranesh Bhargava



    Dr. Sharan Gopal


    Mechanical Engineering

    Dr. Arshad Javed



    Dr. Nirmal J



    Prof. Aranya Bhuti Bhattacherjee

         Shri M S Uday Kumar (Deputy Librarian), Chairman - Library Committee.

    Postal Address: 
    M S Udayakumar
    BITS, Pilani- Hyderabad Campus
    Jawahar Nagar,Shameerpet
    Hyderabad 500 078
    Telangana State
    Ph: +91-040 66 303 809
    Fax: +91-40 66 30 39 98
    E mail:
    Contact personnel for Library services/Suggestions:
    For General suggestions related to Library improvement , services and complaints.
    M S Udayakumar, ( 040 -66 303 809)
    Enquires relating to books availability, book suggestions, digital library, lending and overdue books.
    K B  Madhu (040-66303810/811)
    Enquires relating to e-journals access, online subscriptions, Books availability, printed journals and Inter Library Loan Service (ILL) 
    B Haritha (040-66303810/811)

Library Hours

Reading Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9 am - 11 pm
Saturdays: 9 am – 7 pm
Sundays and Holidays: 10 am - 6 pm

Book Issue and Return

Monday to Friday: 9 am – 10.45 pm
Saturdays: 9 am – 6.45 pm
Sundays and Holidays: 10 am – 5.45 pm
*. The library hours are extended till 1.00 am (midnight) on all days during the Midterm and Comprehensive examinations period. 
*. The extended hours are displayed on the library notice boards and library portal. 

Library Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

  • Hyderabad Campus
  • Pilani Campus 

  • (To get the Book/Chapter from Pilani Campus Please contact Library Help Desk)

    An Institution Deemed to be University estd. vide Sec.3 of the UGC Act,1956 under notification # F.12-23/63.U-2 of Jun 18,1964

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