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G. N. Ramachandran Library

G. N. Ramachandran Library of IISER Tirupati started functioning from August 2015 to meet the learning, teaching and research needs of the students, faculty and staff of the Institute. It aims to provide knowledge and services for building excellent communities in the scientific world and for promoting each individual to get success in their R&D activities with well-established Library facilities.

The Library houses a good collection of textbooks, general books and reference books such as encyclopaedia, dictionaries, laboratory manuals etc. Library using Koha open source Integrated Library System for its acquisition and circulation activities.

Library also provides online access to various journals as well as full-text and bibliographic databases available in the field of basic sciences and allied subjects. The Library is a member of e-ShodhSindhu: Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resources and IISER Library Consortium.

Library Opening Hours

09.00 AM to 11.00 PM

Circulation Timings (Issue / Return / Renewal of Books)

Monday to Friday: 09.00 AM to 05.30 PM

Saturday / Sunday / Institute Holidays: Closed


All students, faculty members and staff of the institute are entitled to register as members of the Library and to use the facilities and services. Visitors or guests are also allowed to use the Library. No borrowing facility is available to the visitors.
Collection Statistics
Print Books
Print Journals
Bibliographic Databases

Borrowing Privileges

BS-MS Students

5 books for 15 days / Semester textbooks for 7 days

iPhD Students

5 books for 15 days / Semester textbooks for 7 days

PhD Students

5 books for 30 days / Semester textbooks for 7 days

Post Doctoral Fellow

5 books for 30 days


15 books for 90 days

Project Assistant

5 books for 30 days

Teaching Assistant

5 books for 30 days


5 books for 30 days

OPAC Services

Computers are placed in the Library for using OPAC and accessing the resources for academic and research work.

Library Communication Policy

Library formally communicates with members via email. Communication from the Library includes announcements, notices, reminder mails about overdue books, reservations, recall of issued items, article delivery etc. Members are therefore requested to check their emails regularly.

Library Contact


G. N. Ramachandran Library

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Tirupati

TIRUPATI – 517507

Andhra Pradesh, INDIA