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Library Resources
 
Collection/Library Resources
 
Books More than 55,365
No of Book Titles 21,509
Journal and Magazines
 
32
 
News Paper National 10
Local 02
Employment related Paper 05
Bound volume of journals 410+
Other Materials (CDs, DVDs, Maps etc.) 186+
 

Subject-wise no. of books
Sl.No Subjects No.of Books No. of Titles No of Reference books
  English 5117 2380 235
2 Bengali 5640 2459 255
3 Hindi 3620 2486 65
4 Physics 3562 895 206
5 Chemistry 2315 591 105
6 Zoology 1462 270 60
7 Botany 1283 234 82
8 Geology 597 423 136
9 Mathematics 5041 1210 140
10 Microbiology 420 228 38
11 Computer Science 798 267 16
12 Statistics 162 118 05
13 Economics 2166 1201 88
14 Environmental Sc. 182 122 02
15 Sanskrit 3824 538 275
16 Philosophy 2707 411 173
17 Political Science 3560 942 86
18 History 3431 1215 182
19 Commerce 5611 887 117
20 Geography 658 263 48
21 Education 996 263 42
22 Physical Ed. 166 30 00
23 Music 15 11 05
24 Urdu 511 291 05
25 General 1511 904 390
26 Santali Language 10 06 05
  Total 55365 18645 2759
         

Growth of the Library
 
 
Year 2013-2014 2014-2115 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 Total No of Books                      (As on  31.03.2019)
Subject Existing Books No. of Books Added Existing Books No.of Books Added Existing Books No.of Books Added Existing Books No. of Books Added Existing Books No of Books Added Existing Books No of Books Added
English 4175 165 4340 61 4401 691 5092 0 5092 25 5117 75 5192
Bengali 4757 262 5019 15 5034 468 5502 0 5502 138 5640 67 5707
Hindi 3375 0 3375 0 3375 245 3620 0 3620 0 3620 0 3620
Physics 3122 72 3194 100 3294 95 3389 12 3401 161 3562 75 3637
Chemistry 2153 19 2172 20 2192 81 2273 9 2282 33 2315 49 2364
Zoology 1403 14 1417 12 1429 7 1436 2 1438 24 1462 6 1468
Botany 1188 31 1219 15 1234 11 1245 3 1248 35 1283 13 1296
Geology 498 38 536 19 555 29 584 0 584 13 597 0 597
Mathematics 4277 83 4360 56 4416 421 4837 10 4847 194 5041 92 5133
Micobiology 320 22 342 10 352 51 403 0 403 17 420 2 422
Computer Science 612 42 654 11 665 119 784 0 784 14 798 139 937
Statistics 151 0 151 0 151 11 162 0 162 0 162 0 162
Economics 2007 41 2048 4 2052 46 2098 12 2110 56 2166 208 2374
Environme Science 177 0 177 2 179 3 182 0 182 0 182 0 182
Sanskrit 2845 163 3008 350 3358 185 3543 202 3745 79 3824 91 3915
Philosophy 2418 37 2455 8 2463 224 2687 20 2707 0 2707 58 2765
Political Science 3445 17 3462 4 3466 57 3523 12 3535 25 3560 27 3587
History 2601 77 2678 27 2705 539 3244 9 3253 178 3431 96 3527
Commerce 5067 53 5120 159 5279 172 5451 42 5493 118 5611 8 5619
Geography 589 19 608 7 615 27 642 3 645 13 658 143 801
Education 692 30 722 0 722 274 996 0 996 0 996 69 1065
Physical education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 156 156 10 166 0 166
Urdu 386 125 511 0 511 0 511 0 511 0 511 0 511
General 1185 55 1240 52 1292 208 1500 2 1502 9 1511 377 1888
Santali Language 8 0 8 2 10 0 10 0 10 0 10 0 10
Music 15 0 15 0 15 0 15 0 15 0 15 0 15
Total 47466 1365 48831 934 49765 3964 53729 494 54223 1142 55365 1595 56960

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Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay

I have the proud privilege to share my views on Jagannath Kishore College, with whom I have been associated for the last twenty-five years initially as a faculty of Physics, and then as the Principal for the last seven years or so. Founded in 1948, and serving as a premiere institution for higher education in Purulia for over seven decades, this college has followed the motto ‘Shraddhavan Lavate Jnanam’( a faithful person achieves knowledge) to its optimum. In Swami Vivekananda’s words ‘Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man’ –.....

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