Central Library offers its services to the following two broad categories of users viz,. internal and external. The faculty members, students and staff are primary users of the library, they do not have to pay any fee to enrol and use the services. On joining the Institute, their membership is enrolled by default. The borrowing privileges for all these categories of members are given here.

Internal (NITK Community)

  • • Faculty
  • • Students
    •      o Research Scholars
    •      o Post Graduate Students
    •      o Under Graduate Students
  • • Staff (All categories)


To facilitate institutional linkages and interactions for mutual benefit, Library has recently opened up its membership to the following categories of organizations and individuals by offering limited access to collection and services against a nominal fee. More details are available under each type of membership or write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • • Academic Institutions
  • • Individuals (academics & researchers)
  • • Industry & Corporate

User Category

 No of.  No. of Books Borrowed  Refundable Deposit Annual Fees Remarks
Academic Institutions          
Individuals (academics & researchers)          
Industry & Corporate