Library Services

The Technical Library of the Bureau is a National Clearing House for information on standards and related matters and meets the needs of industry, trade, Government, researchers and consumers alike. The Bureau’s Library system comprises the Headquarters Library (New Delhi), three Regional Office Libraries at Chennai ,  Kolkata,  Mumbai  and  one at Training Institute (NITS),  Noida.


The collection at the Headquarters Library numbers around 400000 (four lac) standards, specifications, codes, test methods  issued by different ISO members bodies, like International Organization for Standardization  (ISO), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), British Standards  Institution(BSI), Japanese  Industrial  Standards (JIS),  Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN) German Standards, American Society for Testing and Material (ASTM), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Ministry of  Defence, JSS (India)

The Library has around 70,000 Technical books on all disciplines of science, engineering, technology, Standardization, quality control, agriculture, textiles, management, etc.


Hindi Library has a collection of nearly 1200 Hindi Books and 8 Hindi Journals in different subject areas.


More than 100 periodicals are received in the Library covering above cited disciplines.


Membership of the library is available to individuals and organizations.

Please click here for Application form and instructions on how to apply for membership of the library.