The Deccan College of Engineering and Technology library is spread over an area 1500 sq mtr of built-up area and seating capacity of 300 students.

The DCET library has 11726 titles and 51868 volumes, and subscribing 108 National and 25 International journals and online E-Journals subscription of IEEE ASPP 169 Title and back file of BE ECE, EEE, CSE, IT, MCA also ME ECE, M.Tech. CSE back files from 1997 to 2015, McGraw-Hill Access Engineering title 630 and J-gage (Engineering and Technology), library is also providing e-book facility in the college premises.

Library provides abundant information and intellectual requirements to the students and faculty with a user friendly approach. It offers a fully integrated and peaceful environment for conducting academic study.


  • To become a premier learning resource centre to offer comprehensive services related to dissemination of knowledge through user friendly approach towards students and faculty.
  • To support and facilitate research, learning and teaching activities of the institution.


The library uses NewGenLib Software for day to day operations. It is an open source software. *Marc 21 Format, Unicode based and web-enabled, has Linux operating systems, Virus free, Window Server, Bar coded technology for issue and return of books.

The library comprises of the following sections

  • Circulation Section
  • Reference Section
  • Stack Room & Reading Room Section
  • Reading Room
  • Periodical Section
  • Technical section
  • Audio visual section
  • Digital library
  • News Papers

All the section of the library are computerized and the documents can be searched On OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) within the library. Not only this, even 3M security system for controlling theft of the library documents is provided.

What is OPAC?

All the books may not be available on the shelf as many of them might have been borrowed by other members. To see a complete list of books on a particular subject one should look at the library catalogue. Library catalogue can also be used for checking particular titles by author's name, key-word or title. Library catalogue is computerized and can be accessed from a terminal in the library.

Working Hours

  • The library is open from 09:15 am to 05:00 pm (Without Lunch Break)
  • The library will be remained closed on public holidays.
  • Planning to keep the library open from 8.00 A.M to 8.00 P.M. in two shifts.x