The Al-Farooqui Library is dedicated to Professor (Dr.) Ismail Ragi Al Farooqui (1921-1986) who through his exceptional ability to explore, think and articulate became a fearless champion of Islam in the West. His books, articles and lectures laid the foundation for new research and scholarship on Islam during the second half of the twentieth century. The Al-Farooqui Library provides resources in a variety of format. Library is back bone of an educational institute. The library at JIT has a vast collection of approx 4000 Titles and 23000 volumes. The non-book materials collection includes CDs, VCDs and Audio Cassettes. More than 100 International and National journals, periodicals, magazines, newspapers, etc. are available for students Faculty and staff. Library is equipped with state of art technology and centralized air-conditioned halls providing congenial environment for learning. College also offers Book-Bank facility where all text books in each semester are provided to the students other then reference books. The Library runs on software for smooth day to day working and also offers computers for online access of the e-books and e-journals.

Mission & Objectives:

In keeping abreast with the vision and mission of the Institute, the library has been established “to promote knowledge generation and application through its effective dissemination”. The library, therefore, acts as the main learning resource centre of the institute and provides services and facilities to meet the requirements of the Institute‟s teaching, training, research and consultancy programmes.


The library operates with the following objectives:

  • To support the learning process for the students through provision of knowledge/information.
  • To meet knowledge/information needs of the faculty, to support their teaching activities.
  • To provide appropriate knowledge resources to meet the information needs of the academic community of the institute.
  • To provide proactive and innovative information services to the academic community.

Library Hours:

Library shall remain open on all the days except the National and Gazetted holidays and shall observe the time schedule as mentioned below:

All Working Days: 06:30 A.M to 10:00 P.M

Sundays: Only Reading Room Facility


A need-based collection of knowledge resources is being developed in lines with the objectives and activities of the Institute in mind. Resources include:

  • Books & E-books
  • Journals & E-journals
  • Audio Visual Material
  • Reference Collection
    • Directories
    • Encyclopedia
    • Almanac
    • Biographies
    • Religious/Spiritual Books

Library Membership:

The AL-FAROOQUI Library of Jahangirabad Institute of Technology, Barabanki is open for all Students, Faculty, Guest Faculty, Staff and Non teaching staff in the Institute.

E- Books

  • Bibliomania
  • Complete Works of William Shakespeare
  • Directory of Open Access Books [DOAB]
  • Free books
  • Project Gutenberg
  • Internet Public Library

Electronic Journals

  • Bioline International
  • Biomed Central
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • Digital Library of India
  • High Wire Press
  • Indian Academy of Sciences
  • New Jour
  • Public Library of Science
  • Strategian
  • Transcultural Studies
  • University World News
  • Social Science Research Network (SSRN)