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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.

Aryabhatta Central Library caters seventeen (17) disciplines comprising fifteen (16) academic departments and department of Basic and Applied Sciences in totality. The Central Library has an enriched collection of documents comprising of print as well as electronic/online resources. All in-house operations in the library are fully automated using the Koha software (22.05.15) that also provides web-based access to the online catalogue (OPAC) of the Library. Seventeen (17) departmental libraries are also connected with the Central Library. These Departmental Libraries are well-equipped with books and other resources.


To achieve Centre of Excellence in the field of Science, Technology and Management Education for creating dynamic human resources of global standards with capabilities of accepting new challenges.


To impart quality and value based education to raise satisfaction level of all stake-holders.

To create competent, creative professionals, and great entrepreneurs who can work as individual or in group in multi-cultural global environments.

To prepare citizens who would grow to be competent enough to contribute significantly with personal integrity and civic responsibility for the betterment of mankind throughout their careers and profession.


General Rules:
1. Students should carry Library Membership Card/Student Id always and produce on demand by library personnel/Security Guard posted at the entrance of the library.
2. Users are informed to keep their belongings, bags, books, foods, water-bottles, etc. at the entrance of the main library gate and should take back their items positively before leaving the library.
3. Students should carry valuable items like mobile, laptop and cash, if any, with them.
4. No person shall wear pullover, windcheater, loose fitting jacket, sweater while entering the library with a request to wear tight sweater in winter season.
5. No person shall scribble, damage or make any inscription on books/journals or any other proprietary belongings to Library.
6. Always check your library account after issue/return of book from WebOPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) (https://opac.hitcentrallibrary.com/) You can also verify Wi-Fi enabled mobile to check the library account.

Fines and Penalties:

1.Overdue books (General): Re 1.00 per book per day (minimum fine Rs. 5.00 for first 4 days).
2. Duplicate membership card will be issued against a payment of Rs. 25.00.
3. A General Diary is required to be lodged with Local Police Station for loss of Membership card and an application to this effect to be submitted to the Librarian.
4. Borrowers must satisfy themselves about the physical condition of the book before ‘Issue’, otherwise he/she will be held responsible for any damage or mutilation found at the time of ‘Return’. Borrowers should take proper care of the book in their custody.
5. Damaged/mutilated/lost books are to be replaced with the latest edition along with normal delay fines so levied, or, twice the amount of the particular book (latest edition) with normal delay fines.
6.The replacement cost of one or more volumes in a multivolume set will be the total price of the multivolume set.

Borrowing Privileges:

  • B. Tech. : 1st to 8th Semester : 6 General books, 1 Fiction (for 15 days)
  • M. Tech., MBA, MCA : 1st to 4th Semester : 6 General books, 1 Fiction (for 15 days)
  • Tribal Development Programme (SC/ST/OBC, B. Tech. only): 1 extra book from TDP collection (for 15 days)


Reference Services

Assistance to users in the use of books, online resources and other collections.
Library members can search library documents and know details about their account with the help of OPAC facility
Current Awareness Services (CAS)
Display of the list of new arrivals/acquisitions , announcements and other library information updates

Circulation Services

Lending/Borrowing (Issuing and returning) of books and other materials (study purpose and overnight use)
Collection of overdue fines

Digital Library Services

Library users can access e-resources subscribed by the Library under this service

Referral Services

When there is a need/requirement for learning material that is not available in the Central Library, the researcher/user is referred to other libraries/sources. Reprographic/Photocopying/Scanning Services
One photocopying section is on the Ground floor of the Library and also scanning facilities are there in the Library.
Library Orientation Program/User Awareness Program
This aims to help students to better understand the role of the library in their quest for information. It is usually done for the first year Students and Lateral Entry Students.

Wi-Fi Facilities

Wi-Fi facilities are available both on Ground floor and First floor.


Category Details
Number of Titles 15352 (As on 19.04.2024)
TOTAL VOLUMES/COPIES 123290 (As on 19.04.2024)
Learning Resources (CD) 231
Bound Volumes 1359
Newspapers 10 (English - 5, Hindi - 2, Bengali - 3)
Total Magazines 20
National Journals 191
International Journals 7
E-Journals ScienceDirect : 294 Titles
Springer : 514 Titles
The Institute of Engineers (India) : 15 Titles
E-Books ProQuest : 42539
Wiley : 16
E-Contents IEEE ASPP : 800000+


E-Resources Title Link
E-Journals ScienceDirect Link
Springer: Engineering Link
Springer: Computer Science Link
Springer: Chemistry and Materials Science Link
Springer: Energy Link
Springer: Social Sciences Link
The Institute of Engineers (India) Link
Login IDs & Passwords are same: LI1015558, LI1015564, LI1015570, LI1015587
E-Books ProQuest Link
Username: HIT_LIB
Password: Books@123
Wiley (Mechanical Engineering) Link
E-Contents IEEE ASPP Link
Login: wbhitm
Password: hitm6360
NDL Link
Online Searching Web-OPAC Link

Links are accessible within the Institute's Campus, but Login ID and Password-based links are accessible from anywhere.


Name Position
Mr. Rabi Sankar Chattopadhyay Librarian
Dr. Moumita Pari Giri Deputy Librarian
Mrs. Shyamali Kuila Maiti Assistant Librarian
Mrs. Keka Rani Maity Assistant Librarian
Mr. Aburaihan Abdullah Assistant Information Officer
Mr. Prosenjit Ghosh Technical Assistant
Mr. Jayanta Kumar Maji Sr. Library Assistant
Mrs. Anowara Khatun General Assistant
Mr. Raju Bhuin General Assistant
Mr. Sk. Alamin General Assistant
Mr. Maniklal Mondal General Assistant
Mr. Gour Hari Mondal General Assistant
Mr. Anil Samanta General Assistant
Mr. Rabin Jana General Assistant
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  Library Timings
Reading & Reference Sections
Mon – Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat – Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Circulation Section
Mon – Fri 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Borrowing Privileges
Faculty members 7 General Books+1 Fiction 180 days
Non Teaching Staff 4 General Books+1 Fiction 180 days
Students (UG & PG) 6 General Books+1 Fiction 15 days
Research Scholars 6 General Books 15 days

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Aryabhatta Central Library
Haldia Institute of Technology,
HIT Campus, Haldia, Pin- 721657
Purba Medinipur, West Bengal, India

Tel: 03224 252900
Email: centrallibrary.hit@gmail.com

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