Afro Asian Collections

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Afro Asian Languages Section has a vide collection of the Indian and foreign Languages books, about 50,000 books are available in Indian and foreign languages, including reference books, rare books and complementary collections of Bengali, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, and Rajasthani etc. Following Languages collections are as under:

Language Collection Language Collection Language Collection
Arabic 7,500 Persian 4,000 Tamil 4,650
Chinese 1,445 Pushto 225 Urdu 12,156
Hindi 15850 Reference 1,500 Bengali, Bhojpuri, Konkani, Marathi, Nepali ,Punjabi &Rajasthani 3,000
Japanese 1,999 Sanskrit 1,916    


Section open 8:00 a.m. and close 8:00 p.m. during the year in the exam period 8:00a.m. To 12:00 midnight.


We are providing following services to the users

Reference services

OPAC (online public access catalogue).Two computers are kept for catalogue search.
Tracing File (to trace the book/books later if book/books is/are not available at that time on the shelf).

Guide Tags

Rack No. Language Call No. Rack No. Language Call No.
1. Hindi 001.2to294.5926 18. Urdu 306to891.43909
2. Hindi 294.5926045to491.20143 19. Urdu 891.43909to891.4391308
3. Hindi 491.203to891.2109 20. Urdu 891.4391308to891.43917108
4. Hindi 891.2109to891.43109353 21 Urdu 891.43917108to891.43934
5. Hindi 891.43109355to891.4317108 22. Urdu 891.43934to891.4398409
6. Hindi 891.4317108to891.43308 23. Urdu 891.4398508to973
7. Hindi 891.4330809to891.43471 24. Persian 001.0955to891.551108
8. Hindi 891.43471to891.71608 25. Persian 891.551108to95503
9. Hindi 891.723to984.82736 26. Tamil 001.45482to892.811092
10. Sanskrit 011.67to491.281 27. Tamil 894.811092to894.8113014
11. Arabic 001to297.1227 28. Punjabi  
12 Arabic 297.1227to321.80953 29. Bengali, Konkani, Bhojpuri, Marathi, Nepali&Rajasthani  
13. Arabic 321.80953to892.708 30. Chinese  
14. Arabic 892.708to892.71608 31. Japanese  
15. Arabic 892.71609to953.101 32. Reference  
16. Arabic 953.101to958.11046 33. Reference  
17. Urdu 001to305.894      

Reading Hall

Centralize air condition reading hall of 24 users sitting capacity with calm and peaceful atmosphere.

Rare Books

Afro Asian Languages Section has a very good Rare collection of Arabic,Persian and Urdu books Like Tuzuk-e Jahangiri, Aaina-e Akbari, Geeta-e Manzoom Farsi, Shahnamah Firdausi by Abul Qasim, Bustan by Shiekh Sadi, 1895, Tuzk-e Babari etc.

Contact detail

Mr.Md..Tariq , In-Charge
Phone No. 011-26704544 PABX 4544

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