Collections

The Central Library occupies a unique place in academic activities of the Institute. The Systematic Accession Register was started in this Library from 1945 and the name of the first accessioned book was “Indian Economics” by P. N. Banerjee.

  • Total no. of books (up to March 2019) : 22,422 + CC41
  • Total no. of periodicals subscribed: 10.
  • Total no. of newspapers subscribed: 01.

The library subscribes to the following periodicals.

Sl. No.Title of the PeriodicalLanguageFrequency
1.AnushtupBengaliQuarterly
2.Current ScienceEnglishFortnightly
3.DeshBengaliFortnightly
4.Economic and Political WeeklyEnglishWeekly
5.Employment News EnglishWeekly
6.Frontline EnglishFortnightly
7.India TodayEnglishWeekly
8.ResonanceEnglishMonthly
9.Saptahik BartamanBengaliWeekly
10.Science ReporterEnglishMonthly
11.University NewsEnglishWeekly

Collection Development of Books

Year
(1st April – 31st March)
Total Collections
(as on 31st March)
No of Books AddedAmount Spent (Rupees)
2016-2017
2015-201622,27733Rs.6,225.00
2014-201522,244375Rs.1,68,145.00
2013-201421,869261Rs.81,152.00
2012-201321,608147Rs.29,123.00