The Library and Information Centre of NPR College of Engineering & Technology has set its objective “To Satisfy the User Community and improve Digital Knowledge Management”.

In our library, all the activities are fully automated by the AUTOLIB software including OPAC (On-Line Public Access Catalogue) and Barcode Scanner for circulation.

NPRCET digital library resources can be accessed from anywhere at any time through remote access platform. Our library building is under CCTV surveillance.

Library Collection

NPRCET library is fully automated with the Autolib library management software, including OPAC and the barcoding system. The Library has various sections such as:

  • Text Book Section
  • Reference Section
  • Periodical Section
  • Back Volume Section
  • Browsing Section
  • Reprography Section
  • Audio – Visual Section

Library Resources

S. No. Description Total
01. Number of Titles 6,171
02. Number of Volumes 34,159
03. Journals 147
04. New Books added during Academic Year 2021 - 2022 2,767
05. Competitive Exam Books added during Academic Year 2021 - 2022 149
06. Number of Newspapers 06
07. Number of CDs & DVDs – NPTEL /  DVD 402
08. Book CDs 598
09. Number of Students’ Project Reports 980
10. Back Volumes Collection 520
11. Number of Computers 41
12. Students' Seating Capacity of Digital Library and Audio-Visual Section 156


Web OPAC / Mobile OPAC

NPRCET Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)

Procedure for Remote Access:

  • Link for Web OPAC: (Access Web OPAC within the NPR campus and also outside the campus)
  • Click the above link and bookmark it in your system for further usage
  • Use your employee number / Roll number as the user id and the same is the password
  • You can also update your profile after login (change password, update photo, phone number, and mail id)
  • Go to the search box (Simple search, Quick search, and advanced search options are there)
  • Search using keywords for knowing the availability of physical books at the library
  • Check the rules for more details,
  • Check the location by clicking the book details
  • Visit the library for borrowing the physical books
  • Additional links are given for searching the same book in Google Books and open book
  • Download the pdf if the book is in open access

Mobile OPAC (Access from outside campus)

Procedure for installing and accessing the mobile OPAC:

  • Go to Google play store on an Android phone (Search for NPR Group of Institutions Unique Creations Software).
  • Install the app on your mobile and use the above same credentials
  • OPAC can be used for checking our transactions such as total books issued, returns, and due dates, and for knowing other details.

Digital Library

E-Resources Subscriptions

S.No. Subscriptions Number of E-resources Link for Access
1 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Unlimited access https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore
2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Unlimited access https://asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/
3 Developing Library Network (DELNET) 45,000 Journals
1,00,000 Thesis
3,00,00,000 Books
4 National Digital Library (NDL) 80,553,490 Resources https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
5 National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) 51000 hours of subtitled videos https://nptel.ac.in/
6 E-Shodh Ganga 3,25,000 Thesis https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/
7 E-ShodhSindhu 10,000 Journals https://ess.inflibnet.ac.in/
1,99,500 Books
8 J-Gate 58,817 Journals https://jgateplus.com/home/
9 Springer Open 2,200 Journals https://www.springeropen.com/journals


Number of E-Journals 31,836
Number of E – Books in DELNET 4583


Rules and Regulations

  • Strict and absolute silence shall be observed in the Library.
  • Bags, Big handbags, raincoats, jerkins, and Casual wear are strictly prohibited inside the library.
  • Library users are strictly prohibited from taking the borrowed and stamped books again inside the library.
  • If the due date related to the lending of books falls on a holiday, the next working day will be taken as the due date.
  • If any book is lost or damaged beyond repair, the person responsible shall replace it with a new copy.
  • Books will be issued to students on producing barcode ID cards only.
  • Books will not be issued to members on the ID card of others.
  • Books will be issued subject to availability only.
  • No sub-lending of books is permitted.
  • Any kind of marking, underlining, or clipping of books is forbidden.
  • The book has to be produced in the Library for renewal on or before the due date.
  • More than one renewal will not be allowed.
  • The borrower will be responsible for any loss or non-return of any books issued against his / her original (or) duplicate ID Card.
  • For late return of books, Barcode ID will be blocked as per rules in force.
  • Reference books, Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals should not be taken out.
  • The library may accept donations of manuscripts, books, periodicals, etc. from the donors.
  • The overnight issue is available for selected reference books.


The Central Library provides membership for the faculty members, students, and supporting staff of our college.  The number of books issued will be varying according to the membership category.

Members Entitlements Loan Period
Teaching Staff 5 books One month with Renewal
Non-Teaching Staff 2 books One month with Renewal
UG Student 3 books Fifteen Days + Two Renewals
PG Student 5 books Fifteen Days + Two Renewals


Library working hours are as follows:
Monday to Saturday – 8.50 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. (Only on working days)

Library Services

  • Circulation Service
  • Reference Service
  • Reprographic Service
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Referral Service
  • Selective Dissemination of Information
  • Newspaper Clipping Service
  • Digital Library
  • E-Journal full access service
  • E-Book full-access service
  • Audio – Visual service