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About Us: 

The RIT Central Library with its state-of-the-art building, hardware, software and other allied resources is fast developing into one of the finest institutional libraries in Western Maharashtra. Its inviting architecture provides an ambiance that is relaxed but modern; and space that is large yet intimate. The resources available include books on an impressive array of subjects, course-specific reading material, academic journals and various digital resources. It houses sufficient reference and reading material for students and faculty from multiple disciplines.
RIT central library has a good collection of 1,35,041 + volumes, 40,366 + titles as well as 27,352 e-books, of all engineering disciplines and management department, includes more than 33,251+ reference books, 416 Standards. It includes extracurricular and competitive examination books such as GATE, TOFEL, and MPSC etc. Its total investment of Rs. 5.62 crores.
The Central Library invested 4.99 lakhs for subscribing more than 153 print journals of engineering and management.
It is also subscribed ASCE, ASME, IEEE-ASPP, Science direct, J-Gate Engineering, K-HUB Engineering and Management, Delnet, E-Journals databases and Magzter for E-Magazines. It’s subscription cost is more than 28 lakhs. iThenticate Software, Grammarly Software, Quillbot Software is also subscribed by the library. It’s subscription cost is more than 1.24 lakhs.


Library Automation:

The Library is fully automated using KOHA (23.11) integrated library system (ILS). Developed by Katipo Communications Ltd New Zealand. Koha is a powerful open-source integrated library system (ILS) that helps RIT Central Library manage collections efficiently. It has a wide range of features, including cataloguing, circulation, acquisitions, and serials management, all while adhering to international standards like MARC21. One of Koha's key strengths is its user-friendly interface and WebOpac for book search facility. The bibliographic information about the collection is made available through Web-Opac. Link1:      or   Link 2: (OFF-CAMPUS)

RFID Technology:

The RIT Central library implemented RFID technology for fully automatic operations, enhancing efficiency and security. This implementation streamlined tasks like borrowing and inventory management, tracking footfall, and access control, ensuring a smoother experience for patrons. The technology's automation capabilities improved the library's overall operations, aligning with its commitment to innovation and user-centric services.

Institutional Repository: Dspace

The library has implemented an institutional repository using DSpace open-source software. This repository serves as a digital archive for scholarly works, research data, and other institutional publications; NewsCacher provides easy access to valuable resources for the academic community.

Link:1:    or  Link 2: https://bit.ly/3IDa9Oh (OFF-CAMPUS)


Working Hours:

Reading Room Hours:

All Days Including Sunday / Holidays            08:00 AM – 12.00 (Night) 

Circulation / Library Office Hours

Digital Library               24 Hours

A) Library Committee:

Sr. No. Name of Member Category Designation
1 Dr. P. V. Kadole. Chairman Director
2 Dr. S. K. Patil. Member Dean Academic
3 Dr. S. R. Patil. Member Dean Quality Assurance
4 Dr. L. M. Jugulkar Member Dean Student Development
5 Dr. H. S. Jadhav. Member Dean, Diploma
6 Prof. D. S. Patil. Member Dean, Infrastructure
7 Dr. S. R. Patil. Member COE
8 Dr. S. R. Desai. Member HOD- Automobile
9 Dr. S. S. Kumbhar. Member HOD- Civil
10 Dr. N.V. Dharwadakar. Member HOD- CSE
11 Dr. S. S. Patil. Member HOD- AIML
12 Dr. A. C. Adamuthe. Member HOD- CSIT
13 Dr. V. N. Khalkhambkar. Member HOD- Electrical
14 Dr. M. S. Patil. Member HOD- ETC
15 Dr. S. B. Kumbhar Member HOD- Mechanical
16 Dr. S. S. Shirguppikar. Member HOD- Mechatronics
17 Dr. Mrs. H. V. Gaikwad. Member HOD- MBA
18 Dr. M. B. Mandale Member HOD- Science & Humanities
19 Mr. N. V. Padhye. Member Student Representative
20 Mr. V. L. Hase. Member, Secretary Head, Central Library

B) Library Advisory Committee:

Sr. No. Name of Member Category Designation
1 Dr. P. V. Kadole. Chairman Director
2 Dr. S. K. Patil Member Dean Academic
3 Dr. S. R. Patil Member Dean Quality Assurance
4 Prof. V. L. Hase Member Secretary HOD, Central Library



RIT Central Library is total built up 36356.22 Sq.Ft. Ground plus three storey air conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled building.

Ground Floor : Area: 445.72 sq.mt    

Ø  Stack Room

Ø  Library Staff

Ø  Processing Room

Ø  Newspaper Section

Ø  Patent Office

Ø  Wash Rooms

First Floor   Area: 340.43 sq.mt

Ø  Circulation Section

Ø  Gurukul

Ø  Librarian

Ø  Assistant Librarian

Ø  Digital Library 1


Ø  Reprographic Section

Ø  Management Studies

Ø  Periodical Section

Ø  Washrooms

Second Floor   Area: 567.29 sq.mt

Ø  Reading hall 1

Ø  Ph.d / M.Tech  Section

Ø  Faculty

Ø  Conference Room 1 / 2 

Ø  Digital Library 2

Ø  Reference Section

Ø  Washroom

Ø  Server Room

Third Floor   Area: 625.84 sq.mt

Ø  Reading Hall 2

Ø  Reading Hall 3

Ø  CIIED Section

Ø  Conference Room 3

Ø  Sugar Room

Ø  Conference Room 4

Ø  Washrooms.

Fourth Floor   Area: 154.09 sq.mt