NAAC Re-accredited with Grade “A”(CGPA 3.26 -Second Cycle) || CPE Status (Third Time) by UGC, Mentor College under Paramarsh Scheme by UGC || Lead College by S.G.B. Amravati University, Amravati || ISO Certifications: 9001:2015 and 14001:2015


               “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body” —Joseph Addison

Dr. V. R. Shekhawat


Year of Establishment 1972

Information is the backbone of future & lies at the core of research and forms the mainstay of learning. Vidya Bharati ensures that students and teachers have access to almost inexhaustible sources of information. Our well stocked library has a wealth of information on a myriad of subjects and hosts a collection of 62015 volumes of books. Vidya Bharati Mahavidyalaya has an excellent library for the benefit of students, faculties and researchers. As one of the best established libraries according to International Standards, the College Library has a large collection of books covering various branches of knowledge viz. Humanities, Science, Commerce & Management Studies and its related fields. The library is nearly Four decades old. It is fully automated and well equipped with all resources, under the surveillance of CCTV. The library is well protected with fire-fighting facility. The college subscribes to a wide range of Books, Journals and Periodicals in all the areas of different streams of knowledge. Library starts it’s functioning at 7.30 am and closes at 9.00 pm. on all working days.

Special Features

1. Libsys supported fully Automated Library
2. Book Issuing as per Barcode System
3. Total Library Building area 4991.86 sq.ft.
4. Equipped with reading halls, Reference Section, Browsing facility with reprography.
5. Reading room facility for Competitive Exam.students.
6. Reading room capacity for 300 students.
7. Open access for all Students.
8. Special Services to other books, Competitive and NET/SET Examinations
9. Internet and OPAC facility.
10. Web OPAC
11. Bound volumes of periodicals and Journals available in the Library.
12. Fully automated equipped with fire-fighting facility.
13. Newspaper cutting of the college News.
14. Rare Book Collection
15. NVDA open Source Software and smart speaker ALEXA for Disabled students
16. Braille Books & Audio Talking book CD's for blind student
17. Classification of all books as for D.D.C classification system except Text books.
18. Special Book Collection
19. User Tracking System for Library Attendance
20. Library Portal
21. Well protected with CCTV security systems
22. Wi -Fi and Power backup facilities

Library Advisory Committee

Library Committee – the governing body of the College Library System – formulates library policies for the guidance of the College Librarian. This Committee has Principal as its Chairperson and College Librarian as its Convener. Five members of the teaching faculty and one member of the Administrative staff as members of the committee. Three Students are nominated as its Members by the Principal for one academic year. The organogram of the Library is displayed below.

Sr. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. P. S. Yenkar (Principal) Chairperson
2 Dr. M. M. Kherde Member
3 Dr. S. B. Kadu Member
4 Prof. V. P. Shekokar Member
5 Mr. B. K. Karamsot Member

Library Staff

Sr. No Name Designation Qualification
1 Dr. V. R. Shekhawat Librarian M.Lib, M.Phil, Ph.D
2 Mr. G. S. Thakur Attendant M.Lib.Sc.
3 Mr. A. R. Meshram Attendant M.Lib.Sc.
4 Mr. A. R. More Attendant M.A
5 Mr. R. J. Parmar Attendant B.Sc. B.P.Ed
6 Mr. R.S. Ramchawre Peon H.S.C, C.lib
7 Mr. Wajid Ali Peon 10th

Library Collection

Sr. No. Subject No.
1 Mathematics 1734
2 Physics 3879
3 Chemistry 3767
4 Botany 2852
5 Zoology+Vermiculture 2270
6 Electronics 2459
7 Computer Sc.+Web Design 2420
8 Environmental Sc. 155
9 Cosmetic Technology 1225
10 Commerce 4099
11 Management 12689
12 MCA 5959
ARTS 18507
13 English 2799
14 Marathi 2963
15 Hindi 409
16 Economics 1129
17 History 1741
18 Political science 1395
19 Sociology 1523
20 Psychology 1125
21 Library Science 1026
22 Physical Education 166
23 Competitive Exam. 1324
24 Junior College 2907

Reference & Non Book Material Collection

Sr. No. Non Book Material Total
1 C.D.'s and Videos 456
2 News Papers 19
3 Periodicals 106
4 Bound Volume 3802
5 Dissertation/Thesis 525
6 E-Books 3432333
7 Reference Books 3059
8 E-Journals 8000

Newspaper List

Sr. No. Name of Newspaper Language
1 Hindustan Marathi
2 Janmadhyam Marathi
3 Deshonnati Marathi
4 Matrubhumi Marathi
5 Punnanagri Marathi
6 Lokmat Marathi
7 Loksatta Marathi
8 Tarun Bharat Marathi
9 Sakal Marathi
10 Diwya Marathi Marathi
11 Maharashtra Times Marathi
12 Pratidin Hindi
13 Lokmat Samachar Hindi
14 Nawbharat Hindi
15 The Hitavada English
16 The Hindu English
17 The Indian Express English
18 Times of India English
19 Urdu Times Urdu

Journals / Periodicals

Sr. No. Name of Journal & Periodical
1 Journal of Chemical Sciences
2 Indian Journal of Chemistry: A
3 Indian Journal of Chemistry: B
4 Journal of Indian Chemical Society
5 Asian Journal of Chemical & Env. Research
6 Dream
7 Bulletin of Material Science
8 Journal of Earth system Science
9 Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics
10 Journal of Physics ( Pramana )
11 Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy
12 Engineering Sciences (Sadhana)
13 Science Reporter
14 Indian Journal of Physics
15 Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Science
16 Indian Journal of Experimental Biology
17 Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge
18 Journal of Biosciences
19 Pollution Research
20 Medicinal & Aerometric Plant Abstract
21 Current Science
22 Biotech Today
23 Environment & Ecology
24 Journal of Genetics
25 Mathematical Sciences (Proceedings)
26 Journal of Indian Mathematical Society
27 Bulletin of Pure and Applied Sciences Section-E-Math. & Stat.
28 Electronics for you
29 Open Source for You
30 Computer
31 Advances in Developing Human Resources
32 Frontline
33 Global Business Review
34 Indian Economic & Social History Review
35 Indian Journal of Business and Rural Development Studies
36 Indian Journal of Finance
37 Indian Journal of Human Resource Development and Management
38 Indian Journal of Marketing
39 Indian Journal of Marketing Management and Research
40 Journal Entrepreneurship
41 Journal of Human Values
42 South Asia Economic Journals Research Information System
43 Udhyojak
44 Vikalpa : Journal of Decision Makers
45 Computer Science and Information System
46 Indian Journal of Computer Graphics and Techniques
47 Indian Journal of Data Mining and Warehouse
48 Indian Journal of Information Sciences and Computer Application
49 Indian Journal of Information Security and Computer
50 Journal of Big Data Analytics in Transportation
51 Journal of Neural Computing Systems
52 International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology
53 International Journal of Computer Science & Software Techonology
54 International Journal of Computing and Application
55 Invent : Impact : Cloud Computing
56 Invent : Impact : Image and Vedeo Processing
57 Cosmetic & Toiletries
58 Soap Detergent & Toiletries
59 Cosmecuticals
60 India Today
61 Outlook
62 Femina
63 The Atlantic Critical Review
64 The Atlantic Literary Review
65 Indian Literature
66 Asmitadarsha
67 Aksharvaidharbhi
68 Sarvadhara
69 Lokprabha
70 Chitralekha
71 Akhsargatha
72 Sadhana
73 Bhawmala
HINDI (02)
74 Meri Saheli
75 Jagran Sakhi
76 Indian Psychological Review
77 Asian Journal of Psychology & Education
78 The International Journal of Indian Psychology
79 Arthasanwad
80 Sanshodhak
81 Lokrajya
82 Sociological Bulletin
83 Yojana (Marathi Lang.)
84 Yojana (English Lang.)
85 University News
86 Journal of Science Education (Resonance)
87 Shikshan Sankraman
88 Annals of Library & Information Studies
89 DESIDOC Bulletin
90 Library Herald
91 Dnyangangotri
92 Yog Sandesh
93 Yog Sudha
94 Chronicles
95 Competition Affairs
96 Competition Success Review
97 Pratiyogita Darpan
98 Kurushetra
99 Yashachi Parikarma
100 Lakshavedh
101 Chanakya Mandal
MCVC / ITI (01)
102 Autocar India
103 National Geography
104 Employment News
105 Someshwar Nokari Sandarbha
106 SGB Amravati University Gazette

Important Links

    1. N-List (College Id- 2029)
    2. DELNET(College id-IM7710)
    3. Shodhganga (Open Access)
    4. (Open Access)
    5. (Open Access)
    6. (Open Access)
    7. (Open Access)
    8. (Open Access)
    9. (Open Access)
    10. (Open Access)

Library Facilities

    •  Book Bank Scheme
    •  Inter Library Loan
    •  Newspaper Clipping
    •  Digital Library( Library Repository)
    •  Reprographic /Printing
    •  Internet Facility
    •  Live Streaming of Lectures through DTH
    •  Web OPAC Facility
    •  Competitive Exam Reading Space
    •  College Magazine
    •  Display Article's, Research Paper & Advertisement of U.P.S.C/ M.P.S.C. Examination on Notice Board
    • Lecture Capturing System (LCS)
    • Display New Arrival books

Library Services

1. Orientation to Fresher’s
2. Issue/ Return Books
3. Reference Service
4. Digital Library
5. University collaboration (Study Room)
6. Career Corner
7. Reading Room
8. Question Papers Depository

Best practices

   •  Best Reader Award
   •   egular feedback and suggestions from user.
   •   ervice attitude Improvement.
   •   ser Orientation & Information Literacy to students.
   •   nclusion of library information in college prospectus.
   •   areer/ Employment information display.
   •   isplay New Arrival books.
   •   rganize book exhibition.

Library Membership

Necessary documents For Teachers and Students

  •   Membership form (available at library)
  •   Colour Photo
✓   For New Membership and renewal of Membership


     1. New I-Card
     • All the Students, who have taken admission in the college should take Membership of Library within one month.
     2. Please bring following document for New I-Cards
     • Admission fee Receipt

Library Rules

Book Circulation

1. Books are issued against the library membership cards on all working days till 5:30 pm.
2. Reference books and periodicals will not be issued for home reading.
3. Students must examine the books taken by them and report to the librarian if the books are in a damaged condition before taking         them away.
4. Any book lost or damaged, must be replaced with the same one or latest edition. (in case of multi volume set, complete set should         be replaced).
5. Journals publication, Dictionaries, bound volume and such other documents cannot be taken on Library account or I-Card except         with the permission of the Library authority.
6. For Reading Room purpose book will be issued on I-Card and this book will be return same day.
7. Book should be return to the library on or before due date. If not return in due date he/she pay due charge.

Stack Room

1. No member will be allowed to the take in the stack room bags or other similar material.
2. While inside the libraries and Reading room no member will be allows break the silence by talking or by action of any kind, eating        food and sleep on the table.
3. Do not damage to any fitting, furniture books or other kinds of reading material of the library.

Digital Library

1. Internet/Digital facility is for all Students.
2. Every student will get 1 hr. for the use of internet.
3.Playing games, chatting, downloading any pictures, Videos, songs & misuse of internet is not allowed.
4.Do not save any material on pc.
5. Printing/ Downloading is allowed with prior Permission of Librarian.
6. Printing/Xeroxing will be provided on payment.

General Rules

1. Students must sign in the entry register of the library before entering.
2. Library is a place for serious study and research. So strict silence is to be maintained.
3. Every staff/student of the college is eligible for membership of the library.
4. The library card must be returned on the completion of the course. In case of loss of membership card, no fine is charged and         fresh card will be issued only against the application in writing to the librarian.
5. The library can utilize by students and staff from 7.30 am to 9 pm on all working days. (except public holidays).
6. Mobile not allowed in library campus.
7. For Details rules see the Notice board of Library.
8. Any difficulty about Library immediately contact to the Librarian.

Library Timings

Library Opening Time – Morning 07.30 am to 09.30 pm
Book Issue - Monday to Friday - 10.30 am. To 05.30 pm.
Book Issue on Saturday – 10.30am To 02.30 pm.
Reading Room - Monday to Saturday - 07.30 am. To 09.00 pm.


Library is collaborated with Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Knowledge Resource Center (KRC). This collaboration provides the online databases with remote access to our college library. The students who access this facility have to pay Rs. 50 per month.

Activity Conducted

National Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Sciences.’

The Library organized a Plenary Sessions on
   • Knowledge Management System in Academic Libraries
   • Current Trends in Library and Information Science

Celebration of Dr. S. R. Ranganathan Birth Anniversary

Every year Library celebrated Library Day and Birth Anniversary of Dr. S. R. Rangnathan. On the occasion Library organized the Book Exhibition to inculcate the reading habit among the students. The programme was celebrated by garlanding the portrait of Dr. S. R. Rangnathan by Hon`ble Dr. P.S.Yenkar, Principal of the college. She guided the students that they must read the competitive examination and career guidance books other than subject books to explore the knowledge and get the better jobs. In the Book exhibition books on Competitive Exam, Text books, Essays, Quiz and General Knowledge etc. were exhibited for the students and staff.

Students Interaction

Disseminating the information about library to newly entrants

Programme on Reading Day

As per the directions of State Government, Library celebrated ‘Reading Day’ with a view to promote and preserve the reading culture among the students and to encourage the students to spend at least half an hour out of working hours for reading. The day is observed to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of late Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

Newspaper Clippings on Various Subject

Students prepared Projects on various topics by Paper cuttings using News, articles, editorials and reviews published in daily News papers as a source of information. The projects were evaluated by Committee members and the ‘Best Clipping Project’ award was felicitated on the day of Felicitation ‘Sanmaan.’

Vidya Niketan Study Center

The center is a unique creation of the institution for the well-being of the students and society. It is an additional facility made available on campus so that the youth can prepare for university examinations as well as competitive examinations. It is even made available to youth other than our regular college students.
          The Centre is situated on College Campus in a separate round shaped building and was inaugurated at the hands of the Honorable Founder President of Vidya Bharati Shaikshanik Mandal Dr. Devisingh R. Shekhawat in the year 2017 on 1st February. The center presently has seating facility for 500 students.
                 The study center remains open between 7.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m on all the working days, Sundays & Holidays.
Following are the rules and regulations for making use of the Study Centre:
•  Membership is available to:
                ✓ Under-Graduate Students and Post-Graduate students of the college and outside the college
                ✓ NET/SET, M.Phil./Ph.D./Competitive exam aspirants
                ✓ Students of nearby colleges in Amravati City need to forward their membership forms through their College Principal
• Students can bring their study material along with them, study center staff won’t be responsible for misplace of study material
• Talking over mobile is strictly prohibited in the Study Centre

The students, who would like to avail this facility, may please contact Dr. V. R. Shekhawat, Librarian, Vidya Bharati Mahavidyalaya, Amravati at the e-mail address

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Contact Information

Name : Dr. V. R. Shekhawat

Designation : Librarian

Mobile : +919822740260

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