Central Library


The Central Library at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna is the place for individual or group study and various kinds of intellectual interactive place as well. Students at all level still need and wants to go to the library now more than ever before. Going to the library adds value to their learning experience and offer tools and experience that will give them the competitive edge which they need to succeed after their formal education is completed. As on 01-02-2024 total holding of Library Books is 9664 (e-books 1196 & e-journals 1328)

The Role of the Library

To support our users by providing access to high-quality resources including books, journals and research material etc. as easy and intuitive as possible via attractive and distinctive physical and online environment and assist users in the application of information in their teaching, learning and research activity.

S. No.NameDesignation
1. Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Pandey, Department of C&FMF/I- Central Library
2. Dr. Shagufta Naaz, Department of AnaesthesiaMember Secretary Library
3. Dr. Swarnim, Department of PaediatricAssistant Member Secretary, Library
4. Mr. Akhlaque AhmadLibrarian- Selection Grade
5.Shri Sadanand ChoudharyLibrarian Grade -III
6.Shri Honey SinghLibrarian Grade -III
7.Shri Rohit SharmaLibrarian Grade -III

Under the supervision of Executive Director & CEO Prof. (Dr.) G.K. Pal, the BMJ Awareness Training was conducted at AIIMS Patna on 26th and 27th Feb 2024. Prof. (Dr.) G. K. Pal inaugurated the program in the presence of Dean Academics Prof. (Dr) C.M. Singh, Medical Superintendent Dr. Anup Kumar, Dean Research Dr. Prem Kumar, and F/C Library, Dr. Sanjay Pandey. The two-day training program aimed to familiarize the faculty & students of AIIMS Patna with the publication procedures in BMJJournal, facilitated by the team of Experts Group of BMJ.

General Rules & Regulations for Library Services

  • Library Card should be compulsory for entering into the library.
  • All the students/scholars, residents and staff entering the Library shall keep their bags and other personal belongings at the entrance. Visitors will first sign in the Register at the checkpoint, before being allowed to approach Circulation Counter.
  • Only notebooks and the Library books will be allowed inside. All the readers are advised not to leave their valuables at the Check Point.
  • Library is not responsible for any loss of personal belongings. All files, books and notebooks must be presented to the staff /security guard at the checkpoint for inspection while leaving the Library.
  • Books Borrowed should be protected from RAIN, DUST, INSECT, etc.
  • Books removed from the shelves, if not required further, should be kept on the book table nearest to them. Please do not try to shelve them yourself.
  • Readers should not deface, mark, cut, mutilate or damage library resources in any way. If anyone is found doing so, he will be charged the full replacement cost of the resource.
  • All students, PG/ research scholar and residents are allowed to borrow 1 book at a time for a period of 7 days failing which Rs. 5/- per day will be charged as late fee.
    Note- PG/ Research Scholar and Residents are allowed to borrow 1book at a time for a period of 15 days.
  • Conversation and discussion disturbs library ambiance. Therefore all are requested to maintain a dignified silence.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the Library.
  • All users are requested to keep their mobiles in silent mode.
  • Beverages and Eatables are not allowed inside the library.
  • No visitor or guest is permitted to use the Library without properly obtaining library membership.
  • No photograph of the Library shall be taken without the prior permission of the Librarian.
  • The Library reserves the right to call back any issued book/item at any time.
  • Library Membership card must be carry to use library services for all Students /Residents and Staff members.

  • The library continues to extend the following services to its users. These services have been modernized, updated and strengthened.
  • Total Department wise books available in central library, Total no. of department 35 and total no. of books is 9664.
  • The Central Library has their own Computer Lab, where Library offers access to computers and the Internet. The Library is fully has wireless Internet access to all library users.
  • The Xerox facility has also been provided to the users to the library from 9 am to 5 pm only on all working days except gazetted holidays.
  • The users can get the photocopy of the limited page of books / journals on the payment of normal charges.
  • Wi-Fi facility available.
  • English & Hindi Newspaper 7 in number.
  • Centrally air conditioned library.
  • May I Help You counter?

Library provides photocopy of books and articles from printed journals available in its collection at nominal charges

Printing facility of articles searched from databases and journals are also available in the library.

Timings for Printing/Reprography
Monday to Friday10.00 AM to 05.00 PM
Saturday (Photocopying)10.00 AM to 05.00 PM
Saturday (Printing)10.00 AM to 01.00 PM
B/W PhotocopyingINR 0.50 Paisa per Page
B/W PrintingINR 1/- per Page
Colour Printing/PhotocopyingINR 2/- per Page

The Central Library has their own Computer Lab, where Library provide OPAC services through online searches to the computers via Internet or Intranet. The Library has wireless Internet access to all library users.