Esi-pgimsr, Medical College & Hospital And Odc(ez) Joka, Kolkata


Librarian’s Desk

  • Education is a life–long process. It is never ending. In the age of information explosion, information is a dynamic and unending source that effects all disciplines and all walks of life. Information supports education, research and development. It improves the quality of life. Libraries are the sources for continuum of education and are playing an important role in getting relevant information.The Central Library of E.S.I.-P.G.I.M.S.R. and E.S.I.C. Medical College is located at the 2nd Floor of the Academic Building with floor area of more than 2000 sq. ft. Users have facility of for easy browsing, reading and borrowing of Books and Journals. The Central Library accommodates sections such as Book Stacks, Text Books, Reference Books, Circulation, Periodicals and Reference Section, Photocopy Section, Newspaper Section, Computer Section, Audio-Visual section etc.
  • The library continues to be an essential component of our Institute’s research and treatment mission. Our Central Library caters to the need of M.B.B.S. students, Research Scholars, Post Graduate Students, Senior Residents, Junior Residents, Medical Teaching Faculty and Other Doctors and Paramedical Staff of the Institute. In support of the Institute’s research and patient care, the library provides users with a broad range of information services with its collection of books, periodicals, e-learning resources and on-line journals. We have fully functional Computer Workstations with Server. The library is conducive for long hours of study. The library is well equipped with conventional resources, as well as technology based information services. The library follows open access system and the books are arranged using Decimal Classification (D.D.C.) scheme.


  • To collect, organize & disseminate printed & digital information.
  • To provide easily accessible information for the users.
  • To facilitate research through sharing of information.


Library Hours (except Govt. Holidays): 9 A.M. to 7 P.M. (Monday to Friday); 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. (Saturdays)

Total Number of Medical Book Titles (September 2023) is more than 10,000

Total Number of Printed Medical Journal Titles (December 2017) is 101 (National = 60, Foreign = 41)

Institutional Membership of National Digital Library of India


Download Application Forms For Availing Central Library Services

Central Library Membership Form for U.G. (MBBS) Students

Central Library Membership Form for P.G. Students

Central Library Membership Form for Medical Interns

Central Library Membership Form for Junior Residents and Senior Residents

Central Library Membership Form for Medical Teaching Faculty

Central Library Membership Form for Non-Teaching Staff

Application for Report of Library Card and Issue of Duplicate Library Card


Library Services

  • Borrowing Facility for Books and Journals: Library members can borrow books & periodicals for a stipulated period
  • Reading Room Services
  • Current Awareness Services
  • Display of new additions of books and journals.
  • Internet and E-learning Resources
  • Orientations and Guidance
  • Orientation lectures on the use of library material is also provided for fresh students.
  • Audio-Visual section
  • News Paper & Magazine service
  • Photocopy and Scanning service
  • Referencing and Citation service
  • Reading List service

E-learning Resources


Mr. Prasanta Chakraborty


Visual Tour of the Central Library


  • National Medical Library of India (E.R.M.E.D)
  • Pubmed
  • MedIND: National Database of Medical Journals of India
  • Clinical Trials Registry of India (C.T.R.I.)
  • Medline Plus
  • Cochrane Library
  • Shri Prasanta Chakraborty
    Contact: 033 2438 1381 (Phone), Email:;

    Assistant Librarian:

  • Shri Subhendu Bera
  • Shri Apurba Sagar

  • Central Library

    Book Stack Section

    Book Stack Section

    Book Stack Section

    Book Stack Section

    Book Stack Section

    Book Stack Section

    Journals Section

    E-learning Section

    E-learning Section

    Internet Section

    Reading Room

    Reading Room

    Photocopy Section

    Issue & Receipt Section

    Librarian's Desk


Last updated / Reviewed : 2023-09-21



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  • 1. CPGRAM में लॉग इन करें
  • 2. "Grievance Detail"के तहत "Others/Not Listed/Not Known" का चयन करें
  • 3. "Ministry/Department" ड्रॉपडाउन में ESIC चयन करें
  • 4. "Subordinate Department/Office" में क्षेत्रीय कार्यालय का चयन करें
  • 5. शिकायत का विवरण दें .


You are being directed to CPGRAM website. You would be asked to Register with CPGRAM if not already registered. Registered users can login directly using their CPGRAM user ID and password.

  • 1. Login into CPGRAM
  • 2. In section "Grievance Detail" select "Others/Not Listed/Not Known"
  • 3. In the "Ministry/Department" Drop Down Select ESIC
  • 4. In "Subordinate Department/Office" select the Regional Office
  • 5. Provide details of the complaint