Central Library Provides Membership to all Students, Faculty Members and Staff Members of IIT Patna. RFID tagged Library Card are issued to all the bonafide library members.

The Library membership may also be availed to non-bonafide members of the Institute. For availing such membership they will have to apply through proper channel i.e. forwarded letter from their parent institute/organization and permission from the central library authorities.

  • In case of loss of ID Card, the member should immediately report to concern authority and library, and for getting duplicate ID card the member have to pay
     500 in the account section.

  • The borrower is obliged to compensate lost or damaged library materials. To know the rules for replacement of lost or damaged book, the member should contact the Library authority.

  • Borrowed item returned after the due date shall be considered as overdue and borrower will be charged 5 per day, per book after the due date.

As per their entitlements following number of book can borrowed:

Category No. of Books can Borrowed Duration of Loan
Faculty 10 180 Days
Research Scholar 05 45 Days
PG Students (M.Tech/ M.Sc.) 05 45 Days
UG Students (B.Tech) 05 45 Days
Staff 02 30 Days
Others (Project Staff) 02 30 Days