Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha ::Tirupati

(Deemed University)


Centre of Excellence in the Subject of Traditional Shastras





    The University Library is named after  its first  Chancellor,  Mahamahopadhyaya  Sri Pattabhirama Sastri. The Central Library is equipped with 72,500 printed books and 5500 titles of paper and palm leaf manuscripts.

New Additions :

Printed books numbered 5000 and manuscripts numbered 87 were added to the respective collections during the year. The Descriptive catalogue is being prepared for both Palm Leaf and Paper Manuscripts. The Library has subscribed for 160 Indian Journals and Periodicals and also 7 Foreign Journals.

Books on Different Subjects and other areas of study and Manuscripts available in the Library are as follows :

Sahitya, Vyakarana, Srimadbhagavadgita, Vedanta, Advaita Vedanta, Visistadvaita Vedanta, Dvaita Vedanta, Mimamsa, Yoga, Samkhya, Nyaya, Vaisesika, Upanishads, Ethics, Astrology, Astronomy, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Indian Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Hindu Religion, Buddhism, Jainism, Other Religions Vedic Literature, Purana Literature, Western Philosophy, Indology, History, Sociology, Artha Sastra, Political Science, Library Science, Ayurveda, Art and Architecture, Hindi Literature, English Literature, Telugu Literature, Law, Special Collection (Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda, Sri Aurobindo etc.), Conference and Commemoration Volumes, Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts.

Library Users :

The University Library consists of 1500 members. The number of people using the Library has increased. Five hundred members are visiting per day in an average on working days and three hundred members on holidays.

Library Automation

The Library is funded by UGC under the project of INFLIBNET for automation purpose.

            The Library completed its automation of Acquisition, Cataloguing and Circulation sections. OPAC facility has already been provided to the users. The automation of Journals and Periodicals Section is under progress. We are also providing telephonic and e-mail replies for the users of Library regarding the availability of books in our collection. Internet facility is also provided to the students, scholars and faculty members in the Library.