The primary aim of the library is to support the curriculum needs of the student, teaching staff & supporting staff of the institution through the development of all kind of pertinent collections. The provision of services designed to meet the user information and learning need such as Book Bank Service, Lending Service, Reference Service,  Digital Library Service, Multimedia and Periodical service. Library follows the open access system, encouraging the user to browse resources freely in the knowledge centre.


“Facilitate comprehensive resources and services and meet the information needs of the student, teacher and the researchers, to enrich their treasure of knowledge”.


Our mission is to establish a globally networked library that

  • 1. Acquire, organize and preserve the resources.
  • 2. Consolidate and disseminate the information to the intellect community round the clock-around the world.
  • 3. Incorporate strong library ethics.
  • 4. Effectively apply innovative tools and techniques for its continuous management and improvisation.
Automated Library

Library uses Easylib-Integrated Automation Software, which is supports the in-house operations of the library such as acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, serials control and OPAC. Database is updated day by day with newly acquired books books.

Barcode implemented Circulation system

Smart circulation system has been implemented successfully by implementing the Bar-code technology for all the resources and user barrower cards.

  • Issuing a set of books  from Book Bank Service to all the students to keep themselves for a semester
  • General reading room – where students can bring their own personal books to study.
Library Timings
  • All working days - 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Circulation hour - 8.45 AM to 3:50 PM



  1. All personal belongings including personal text books, library borrowed books, printed materials and other note books will not be allowed inside the stack hall. These may be allowed inside the general reading room only.
  2. Wearing of coats, jackets, sweaters, caps, hats are not allowed inside the stack hall. The Library staff reserve the right to inspect any person who appears suspicious.
  3. Students without ID card & uniform will not be allowed.
  4. The readers shall maintain silence within the library premises. Conversations, gossip, use of mobile phones are not to be allowed. No reader is allowed to sleep in the premises. Users who violate these rules are liable for suspension from library privileges and may face disciplinary action.
  5. Readers are requested not to write or mark or otherwise disfigure or damage books, computers, furniture, etc. In case of doing any damage, the person responsible will be punished as per rules and will be required to replace the article damaged or pay its replacement cost as per library rules.
  6. The Library staff has the right to request a user to leave the premise if the user violates the rules.
  7. Eatables are not allowed inside the Library.


  • Borrowers are to produce their ID cards when borrowing resource materials.
  • ID cards are not transferable. The use of the card is restricted to the user to whom the card is issued.
  • Members must satisfy themselves about the physical conditions of the library material being issued. They shall be held responsible for any damage/mutilation noticed at the time of return.


Library No-Due certificate will be issued to the students and staff members after the return of borrowed library resource materials


Course completed students have to produce their ID-card at the time of getting No-Due from the library.

Students who are discontinuing/ leaving the college have to surrender their ID-Card to get the No-Due from the library and those who lost the ID card, required to produce the FIR copy of the police complaint about the loss of ID card.

Staff Members:

Staff members have to surrender their ID-Card to get the No-Due from the library or else they have to produce the FIR copy of the police complaint about the loss of ID card.  


Loss of Book:
Where an item is lost or damaged, the borrower will be charged for the item as follows.
  • The member has to procure a new library edition copy of the same with processing fee of Rs.50/- per book and overdue fines if any.
  • A sum of three times the estimated cost of an item will be charged for an out-of-print item.
  Loss of ID / Smart Card: In case of loss of ID card the member must report immediately to the library and after following a certain procedure duplicate ID card will be issued.
  • Duplicate ID card : students are required to write a request letter for issuing Duplicate Identity Card along with declaration and a fee of Rs.500/- to obtain the duplicate ID card compulsorily
  • Validity Extension ID card: students are required to write a request letter for issuing Validity Extension ID card along with the expired ID card and a fee of Rs.100/- to obtain the new valid ID card.


Sl.No. Particulars Stack
1 Number of Volumes 28,542
2 Number of Titles 3179
3 Online Databases Total online Databases : 9 (E-Journals -  8611, Abstracts- 18100, Standards – 3043, Conference Proceedings – 6514 and E - Books )
4 Print Journals 72
5 Magazines 10
6 Newspapers 18
7 Multimedia (CD & DVD) 1902
8 Project Reports 95
9 Computers - Digital Library 25
10 Seating capacity 125


Lending :

 Stack books will be issued to the students for a period of 15 days. Books so lent shall be returned on due date. The same book can be reissued for another 15 days if it is not in demand. An overdue charge of Rs 1/- per day will be charged if a book is kept beyond the date.

Lending privileges:  2 books for UG and PG Students

  • Reference :

Reference books will be issued to the students for 2 days. Books so lent shall be returned on due date. The same book can be reissued for another 2 days if it is not in demand. An overdue charge of Rs 2/- per day will be charged if a book is kept beyond the date.

    Privileges:  1 book for UG and PG Students

  • Book Bank :

General Book Bank: A set of books will be issued to all the students for one full semester.

SC/ST Book Bank: 3 books will be issued to the students from Schedule Caste &Tribes for one full semester.

If books are not returned within the date announced by the Library at the end of semester, a fine of Rs.10 /- per book per week shall be charged.

  • Digital Library:

 LIC provides the computer systems to access the subscribed e- journals, e-books, other e- resources and internet browsing for students and staff community.

  • Multimedia:

Textbook and other resourceful CD/DVDs will be issued to the student and staff members for 7 days. After the due date there will be a fine of Rs.2/- per day.

  • Question Bank:

The Library & Information Centre provides ‘Question Bank’ of previous years question papers to prepare better for examination.

  • Periodical:

Journals:  Library provides the E – journals & Print journals related to various disciplines to staff and students for teaching and research oriented programs.

Magazines/Newspapers:  Library provides the subjective & general magazines and daily news papers.

  • OPAC: Online Public Access Catalogue

OPAC (library catalogue) allows the users to search the library holding such as books and other materials. It will help principally to locate books and other material available in the library. The library catalogue is searched by author, title, and keyword.

  • ID Card

Library provides the instant ID card printing service to the college community. It serves as college Identity Card and Library Borrower Card.

Following E-Resources are accessible anywhere in the college campus LAN connected systems. Feel free to contact the library personnel for any difficulties to access the following e-resources.

e2ASCE- (American Society of Civil Engineers)

Subject : Civil engineering. Number of Resources: ASCE e-Journals Package (35 e-Journals) over 300 titles (2015 ) (Back file Access – since 1983 ).
The ASCE is recognized globally for their significant contribution and dedication to the advancement of science and education in the civil engineering profession.

SA712PROQUEST Technnology

Subject :Engineering and Technology

Content : Engineering and Technology Collections-2016 3900 eJournals (All Engineering and it’s Allied branches it includes Architecture) (PQETC)  Fulltext Indexed (Back issues from 2000)

Number of Resources : 3900 Journals 7800 Abstract.

SA711PROQUEST Management

Subject :Management

Content : ABI Inform Global-2016 2900 eJournals (Master of Business Administration) (PQABIG), Fulltext Indexed (Back issues from 2000)

Number of Resources :2900 Journals 10300 Abstract.

e1IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Subjects : Electrical and Electronics Engineering + Computer Science + Telecommunications and Computer Science Engineering and Related Allied Disciplines Content: IEEE: Journals, transactions, and magazines, including early access documents – 190 (active & archival) Conference proceedings – 1400 + annual Standards- 3043 (active & archival) IET: Journals - 82 (active & archival) Conference proceedings – 20 + annual VDE Verlag* Conference proceedings – 20 + annual Alcatel –Lucent* Journals – 1 (bell labs tech journal) Back titles from 1872 to till date Number of resources : 273 Journals* 6514 Conf. proc.* 3043 Standards*.


Subjects : Electrical & Electronics Mechanical Civil Computer Science Engineering (Allied Subject) Chemistry and Material Science Mathematics Physics

Content: Electrical & Electronics - 58 Mechanical - 44 Civil - 13 Computer Science - 93 Engineering (Allied Subject) - 39 Chemistry and Material Science - 162 Mathematics - 167 Physics - 104 Back titles from 1997 to till date Number of resources : 680 Journals.

tandfonlineTaylor & Frances

Subjects :  Engineering + CSE + ME + CV and Allied Science

Content :  Allied Science-330 Mechanical-34 Textile -10 Engineering & Technology-69 Electrical-17 Computer Science-27 Civil & Structural-30 BioTechnology-17 (Back Issues from 1997 to 2015) Number of Resources : 240 Journals


Previous years VTU question papers can be downloaded from the following UG and PG question paper links. 

UG Question Papers

B.E. I & II semester ( Physics and Chemistry Cycle)::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18      •  2016-17      •  2015-16     •  2014-15     •  2013-14

Computer Science & Engineering::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18       •  2016-17      •  2015-16     •  2014-15     •  2013-14

Information Science & Engineering::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18      •  2016-17      •  2015-16     •  2014-15     •  2013-14

Civil Engineering::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18      •  2016-17      •  2015-16     •  2014-15     •  2013-14

Mechanical Engineering::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18      •  2016-17      •  2015-16     •  2014-15     •  2013-14

Electronics & Communication Engineering ::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18      •  2016-17      • 2015-16     • 2014-15     • 2013-14

PG Question Papers

M.Tech : Computer Science & Engineering::

•  2017-18      •  2016-17      •  2012-13 to 2015-16

M.Tech :Signal Processing::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18      •  2016-17      •  2012-13 to 2015-16

M.Tech : Thermal Power Engineering ::

•  2017-18       •  2016-17      •  2012-13 to 2015-16

MCA: Master of Computer Application::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18       •  2016-17      •  2015-16     •  2014-15

MBA: Master of Business Administration::

•  2018-19      •  2017-18      •  2016-17      •  2015-16

Question Bank DVDs are also available in the Library -Multimedia Section 

Resources URL
1 * DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals -covering all Major Disciplines
2 * Project MUSE - Online Databases of more than 200 journals from non-profit publishers
3 * High Wire Press - Earths largest free-full science archives
4 *Hindawi Publishing Corporation - Journals related Science, Technology, and Medicine
5 * Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) - Science
6 * Indian Journals - Journals Gateway
7 * Indian National Science Academy journals (INSA)- Science
8 *IOP Science  - Science Journals;jsessionid=E5D943D0C
9 * Medknow Publications Journals - Medicine
10 * NanoWerk - Nano Technology Open Access Journals
12 * Niscair Full Text Journals
13 * OAJSE - Open Access Journals Search Engine
14* OpenDOAR - Directory of Open Access Repositories
15 * SAGE - Major Disciplines
16*  Digital Learning (Magazine)

1 * Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing (FOLDOC)
2 * One look Dictionary
3 * Online Language Dictionaries
4 * Languages Dictionary
5 * Toto Definition - Dictionary
6 * Merriam Webster Dictionary
7 * Engineering Dictionary
8 * Engineering Dictionary

1* Encyclopedia Britannica
2 * Encyberpedia
3 * Information Please Encyclopedia
4* Encyclopedia Smithsonian 
5 * Fact Monster Encyclopedia

1 * Digital Library of India  - DLI
2 * Ebook4free
3 * E-Books Directory
4 * Free Computer Books
5 * Free fiction books
6 * Free Tech books
7 * Free-ebooks
8 * InTech Open Access
9 * Internet Archive
10 * Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebooks  
11 * RapidSearch
12 * The Open Library
13 * Virtual books

1 * Higher education in india news
2 * All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
3 * Department of Technical Education - Karnataka
4 * Ministry of Human Resource Development
5 * University Grants Commission (UGC)

1 *  Greatest Engineering Achievements
2 * Shodhganga-a reservoir of Indian Theses

1 * Berkeley’s Open Courseware
2 * Civil and Environmental Engineering
3 * Henry Stewart Talks
4 * IGNOU Resources
5 * Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
6 * National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)
7 * National Science Digital Library at NISCAIR
8 * Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD),
9 * Open Yale Courses
10 * VTU e-Learning Centre (EDUSAT)
11 * edX - Online Learning Destination ,

1 * Govt India Patent Website
2 * India Patent Website
3 * Indian Patent Searchable Database
4 * National Intellectual Property Organization 

1 * India News Papers Directory
2 * Online Newspaper Directory for the World
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1 Mr.Ashoka R. Librarian MLISc,UGC-NET,K-SET,MISTE 9620228133
2 Mrs.Priya R Asst.Librarian MLISc,K-SET 9480843694
3 Mr.Pavan N S Asst.Librarian MLISc 9480843693
4 Mr.Venkatesh V P SDC MA 9480849400
5 Mrs.Renuka S Library Asst. PUC 9620228156
6 Mr.Swamy Library Asst. PUC 9620228147
7 Mr.Shekar Library Asst. PUC
8 Mr.Srinivasa V Library Asst. PUC