BITS Hyderabad Library

Welcome to BITS Hyderabad Library

The BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus library is housed in a state-of-the-art new building (Block G), covering about 45000 sq.ft area. It is fully air-conditioned with 575+ seating capacity and is closely located in the Lecture Theatre Complex (LTC) and classrooms of the Institute. 

The Library has a collection of over 48047+ books and subscribes to over 49 Indian & foreign periodicals/magazines.  Users can have access to over 10250+ e-journals, 7105+ e-books, and various databases such as Sci-Finder, Scopus, etc.  

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. 
Library Working Hours:
Monday to Friday09 am - 11 pm
Saturdays09 am - 09 pm
Sunday & Holidays09 am - 05 pm
Book Issue & Return Hours:
Monday to Friday09 am - 10.45 pm
Saturdays09 am - 08.45 pm
Sunday & Holidays09 am - 04.45 pm
The library hours are extended till 1.00 am (midnight) on all days during the Mid-term & Comprehensive examination period. Extended hours are displayed on the library notice boards and library portal.
Facilities & Services

The library is fully enabled with RFID technology with Self Check-In and Check-Out Kiosk facility. With this technology now one can borrow, return and renew books through a Kiosk at any time during the library’s working hours.

Book Suggestions

You are welcome to suggest books to our library which help us to improve collection through library OPAC: You may also mail us at: or contact Library Helpdesk for more details.

WIFI @ Central Library

Free wireless internet facility is available in the library. You may click on the below link to search the books and other resources from anywhere including the hostel as well.

Reserve a Book

Now you can reserve the books from the New Arrival Display and books which are in circulation.
To reserve a book please mail us: or personally contact the library staff for more details.

Suggestions and Complaints

Suggestions for enrichment of library collection or improvement of services and complaints, if any, may be sent to the Librarian at: or

Print Journals / Magazines
  • ARAI Journal of Mobility Technology
  • Asian Journal of Chemistry
  • Asian Photography & imaging
  • Autocar India
  • Automotive abstracts
  • Bhavan's Journal
  • Bioscope Journal (South Asian Screen Studies)
  • Business of Biotech Biospectrum
  • Business Today
  • Business World
  • Career 360
  • Civil Engineering & Construction Review (CE & CR)
  • Competition Success Review
  • Civil Services Chronicles
  • Civil Services Times
  • Current science
  • Dataquest
  • Defence Science Journal
  • Digit
  • Down to Earth
  • Economic & Political Weekly
  • Electronics For You
  • Embedded for you
  • Entrepreneur
  • Forbes Magazine
  • Fortune Asia Magazine
  • Frontline
  • Harvard Business Review, South Asia
  • India Today
  • Indian Literature Journal
  • IT Next
  • Journal of Development Societies
  • Kurukshetra
  • Marg: A Magazine of the Arts
  • Open Source
  • Outlook
  • PC Quest
  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Reader's Digest
  • Resonance Journal of Science Education
  • Research Jr of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Social Change
  • Sportstar weekly
  • The Economist
  • The Week
  • The World Focus
  • Time
  • University News
  • Voice & Data
  • Yojana
User guide (e-resources)

Guidelines for Fair Use of e-Resources at BITS Pilani-Hyderabad Campus Library: Usage Policy

  • Electronic resources such as e-journals, e-databases, and e-books made available by the BITS, Hyderabad campus Library, is for academic use only.
  • These resources can be searched, browsed and material may be downloaded. Downloading or printing a complete book or an entire issue or a volume of one or more journals (called systematic downloading) is strictly prohibited.
  • Use of robots, spiders or intelligent agents to access, search and/or systematically download from these resources is also prohibited. Any violation of this policy will result in penal action as per the rules and regulations of the Institute.
  • Please be aware that systematic downloading will cause the publisher to block the entire community of users at the BITS Hyderabad campus from accessing these resources.
  • Make sure that you download the Research papers actually required by you.
  • Please don’t download Research papers that you might require in the future.
  • The access to the required e-resources will continue. So, please don’t download irrelevant Research papers.
  • The quantity of allowed downloading varies from publisher to publisher. Contact Library staff to seek clarification if any.
  • Beware: our campus IT server has a surveillance mechanism in place. Any violation of e-access guidelines can be identified immediately.
  • CCTV cameras are placed in E-zone / Reading areas for surveillance.
  • Remember! All the E-resources are subscribed under a license agreement with the publishers. Let’s make sure that we do not violate any agreement.
  • Please feel free to contact library staff when you need any help.
Contact Us

Librarian: Ramesh Bidi
Library Committee Members:

Sl.NoDepartmentCommittee Member
1Biological SciencesProf. Amartya Sanyal
2Civil EngineeringProf. Bahurudeen A
3Chemical EngineeringDr. Ramendra Kishor Pal
4ChemistryDr. Arijit Mukherjee
5Computer Science & Information SystemsDr. Venkatakrishnan Ramaswamy
6Economics & FinanceDr. Nivedita Sinha
7Electrical & Electronics Engg.Prof. Surya Shankar Dan
8Humanities & Social SciencesDr. Aruna Lolla
9MathematicsProf. PTV Praveen Kumar
10Mechanical EngineeringDr. Mrinal Ketan Jagirdar
11PharmacyProf. Balaram Ghosh
12PhysicsDr. Subhadeep Roy

Librarian, Chairman - Library Committee.

Postal Address:
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. Librarian, ( 040 -66 303 809)

Enquires relating to books availability, book suggestions, digital library, lending and overdue books. K B Madhu / D V R Seshagiri Rao(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)