The BNCA Library is very rich with variety of Books and other reading and reference material. It has Library Management software called KOHA which facilitates students to access Book catalogue thorough their Mobiles. We give open access to students to  choose their books from a range of Architectural Knowledge domain from History, Heritage to recent trends in Digital Architecture. Rare reference books, portfolios and building drawings. We have OPAC terminal for students access and barcode support to software for automated Book Issue system. Library has Institutional Photo Achieve created with a special scanning machine for Repository. Library Supports to the Vision and Mission of the College.

Library is possesses 11846 volumes  including text books, reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, code books, BSI Standards and data sources books in Architecture. BNCA Library also has bound volumes, thesis, research report.1000 audiovisual materials such as CD, DVD, etc. More than 25 national and international journals. Great works of Alumni are preserved in digital as well as printed format. It has large collection of e Journal through subscribed database called EBSCO – Art and Architecture.

Library has a huge Reading Hall with capacity of 100 students to study . The library premises is Air-conditioned and Wi-fi enabled. Library staff is cooperative and always ready to cater to the students by offering different services. Library has CCTV Camera as security system. Library has scanning , printing and photocopy facility.


The BNCA Library is committed create a strong bond between knowledge resources and the user fraternity of Faculty and students. The services rendered by the Library cater to their progress in Academics and Research. The Library contributes to the institutional goal of imparting Architectural Education and cultivates creativity.


The BNCA Library is constantly engaged in extending Information Resources to its users.    The Library also aims at preserving the incunabula materials to meet the specific requirements of the future architects. We intend to use the latest technology and Resources to support the pedagogy in Architecture discipline. We also provide well defined infrastructure and conducive atmosphere for independent learning and Research for Students and Faculty.

Library Statistics

Donated Books1963
Total Books14332
Research/ Reference books 1628
Printed National Journal 28
Print International Journals 8
E Journals in Architecture 850
Bound volumes 594
E- Books  250
AV Material 2691
Thesis- Final year projects 2182
E -database 1 – EBSCOHOST :  ART and ARCHITECTURE  
National Lib Network Membership – DELNET, New Delhi Knowledge gainer Portal 
Member of National Digital Library Yes
KOHA – Library Management  Software Since April 2022 

Links to KOHA Library Software:  
OPAC Interface Link - 

STAFF Interface Link - 

Library Rules

  1. All Students and Faculty are most welcome to the Library, We have suggestion Box kept at the Entrance of the library to give your recommendation for more efficient service.
  2. Student need to show I- card when demanded. Bio metric recording is compulsory for Library entry. Keep the Bags and other belongings on the Baggage counter , please, ensure its safety.
  3. The students will get 2 books and 1 Journal/magazine issue for 1 week home lending, they can renew the Book or Journal/ magazine for 1 week more either by visiting the Library or on phone.
  4. If the due date is missed, late fees of Rs 5/- will be charged per day.
  5. Reference material like CDs, Reports ,charts will be issued against I –card for 2 days. For this special material overdue charges will be Rs.10/-  per day.
  6. Reference Books are to be consulted in the Library only.
  7. Students need to reimburse the Book or pay the latest edition charges, if the books are misplaced or damaged by them.
  8. Pass out students should ensure that they are signing No Dues in time.
  9. Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) is available for finding the Books by keyword.
  10. E – journals and Databases are available for browsing, downloading and printing from Library.

Sr.NoName Designation Experience
1.Dr. Amita S. Pradhan Librarian23 Years 
2.Mrs.  Priya Deshmane Library Clerk 15 Years 
3.Mr. Sukhdev Bansode Library Clerk 19 Years 
4.Mr.Mahesh LohokareLibrary Clerk 12 Years 
5.Mrs.Ranjana Chavan Library Attendant 9 Years 
6.Mrs. Anuradha Gonjare Peon

Advisory Team

Dr.Anurag Kashyap
Visionary and Advisor

Prof. Sharvey Dhongade
Advisor Administration

Prof. Chetan Sahasrabuddhe
Library Administration and Management

Ar. Ninad Jog
Team Member

Dr. Amita S. Pradhan

Librarian Profile

1. Dr Amita S. Pradhan
M.A., M.Lib.I.Sc, Ph.D
Ph.D in Information Audit and has 23 years of experience.

2. Mr. B. P. Udamale (Asst. Libn)
3. Mr. S. D. Bansode (Lib. Clerk)
Mrs. P.S. Deshmane (Lib. Clerk)
5Mrs. R. V. Chaven (Lib. Attendant)