Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better -Sidney Sheldon

  • Library supports faculty and student in enriching the learning and teaching experience. Rizvi college of architecture Library has a rapidly growing collection of books on architecture, arts and other peripheral subject. The Library also subscribes to a number of journals and magazines
  • Library professionals and faculties teamed together for the developing a vision for the library, enhancing its collection and increasing the use of library resources to the fullest extent.
  • Today’s age is digital age. By keeping this view in mind, library has started institutional repository(e-library). Besides this library has started procuring e-journals and e-books and various databases.
  1. RCA Repository is a digital service that collects, preserves, and distributes digital material. Repositories are important tools for preserving an organization's legacy; they facilitate digital preservation and scholarly communication.
  2. Student and staff member can use their username as e-mail id and password as
  3. All student’s password: student@123
  4. And all staff(teaching,non-teaching) password: staff@123
  5. They can reset their passwords too. Any problems in login, Kindly contact the librarian.
  6. IR repository

Library hours: - 9.00 to 5.00 pm. Extended hours of the library timing will be notified from time to time.

Library will be remaining open from Monday to Friday except holiday.


  1. No reader is allowed without the library card.
  2. Readers shall not write, mark or damage the books.
  3. Books must be returned on or before due date otherwise the overdue charge of Rs. 2 per day shall be levied on the book.
  4. Reference book, rare books, bound periodicals and thesis are purely for reference purpose.
  5. Taking photographs, photocopies from thesis is strictly prohibited.
  6. Discussions, eating the food in the library is strictly prohibited. Mobile phones should be on the silent mode only.
  7. Bags, personal books shall be left at the property counter. However, the mobile phones, laptops and other valuable material should be taken care by the reader only. Library staff is not responsible for any damage and loss of valuable materials.

Rules for outsiders:-

  1. Outsiders are not allowed in the library against the permission letter and ID card/ Library card on Wednesday and Thursday in between 9.00 am-4 pm. However, outsiders are requested to confirmed about the library timings with librarian before visiting the library.
Total no. of books 5327
No. of titles available 5116
Number Of Subscribed Periodicals (National -28 And International - 18) 45
E-Books 22
Total no. of thesis 1201
Newspaper 13
Reports 71
D. P. Sheets 89
Database Subscribed 4
  1. Reading room facility
  2. Circulation of Books
  3. Reference Service
  4. Inter-Library Loan
  5. Current awareness Services
  6. Library Orientation Programme
  7. Photocopying
  8. Access to Syllabus & Question Papers
  9. Web OPAC, Institutional repository (E-library)
  10. Internet facility
  11. Access to E-Resources