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), DeutschesInstitutfĂĽrNormung (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 1821 Hindi Books and 8 Hindi Journals in different subject areas.


Nearly 99 periodicals are received in the Library covering above cited disciplines.


The Library shall be open to readers on all working days from 0930h to 1630h (Monday to Friday).


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.