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Being a student you might be confused as to where to buy Delhi University books, but you need not worry as there are many stores in Delhi that are solely dedicated to selling and lending books. Here are a few select bookstores that will meet all your course material needs.


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If you are not looking only for academic books near you but also some other books such as novels, Classics, Comic Book, or Graphic Novel, then you can visit Daryaganj. The book shops also have a collection of other novels that you can read. The place is mostly famous for its Sunday Book Market, books of all genres are present here at reasonable prices including books sold as per KGs.


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Patel Chest is the best place to buy Delhi University Books. You will get the latest edition of each book on almost every subject at the rate of one-fourth of the MRP. Approximately you will get 75% off. Not only semester books you can easily get a ten-year paper from here.


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It is one of the famous places in Delhi to buy books at a very low price. You can exit through gate no 3/4 to visit the stationery and books lane. you can be sure of finding the book you’re looking for. There are lots of selling shops which are selling books you need at a very reasonable rate.


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It is a hot spot for all DU students, Kamala Nagar Book Market near North Campus is full of both first-hand and second-hand bookstores. Almost all the shops here sell books as per the Delhi University syllabus. So it is a very good option for those students who want to buy books near North Campus DU.


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This place in the center of the national capital is filled with a variety of shops. You can find several Book shops to buy second-hand books from roadsides. Moreover, if you want to do shopping along with buying books then this place is for you.


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This famous market is opposite the famous Noida Sec. 18 markets. You can easily buy second and first-hand books at discounted prices. Moreover, there is also a lane for books another stationary, with multiple shops to buy all goods at low prices.


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Bookstore in Paharganj carries your college syllabus and all other books that you may need for reference including previous year exam papers. This place is also known as Backpackers Ghetto. However, you will easily find books here because there are many types of books available in the market. There is a book shop here known as Jackson Bookshop where you can find all your study material and books.


Not many people know about the famous book fairs of Pragati Maidan, apart from the international book fair which happens annually, many simple book fairs are organized several times throughout the year, one can be a lookout for them. And simply go and grab the books directly from the publishing house stalls established there.


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If you are from Gurugram and need to buy books at the cheapest price then this shop is for you. This is one of the famous book shops from which you can buy any book. The numerous shops crowded together also stock new arrivals. You should visit here to buy books at a reasonable rate.


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You will find this market IIT and opposite to JNU. This place is perfect for a nerd as one can find all the books of your curriculum. And if you are good at a bargain then you should try to get some more discounts. Both second-hand and first-hand books are available here at cheaper prices than in other markets.



This market is one of the famous and favorite of old Delhi ones. This place is for all your books and stationery needs. You can easily buy second and first-hand books at cheap prices. You will shopkeepers selling books on both sides of the street.

The good part of this place is that even if you want a first-hand book here, it will cost you next to nothing. Moreover, not only books, you’ll find several stationery shops selling all the items that you want at wholesale prices.



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If you are looking for free books, then you must visit the Mypustak website once. Here you can get original Delhi University Books and almost all University Books in Mypustak for free. Check the website once and it might help you. The official website of Mypustak is mypustak.com.

Here you can also get NCERT Books, Competitive Exam Books. Also, you can get all the books here at a low cost as you only have to pay the handling and delivery charges. With an online order, they will deliver the books to your doorstep. Not only this you can also donate your previous books here which can help other students.


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Photocopying notes is one of the best options. You can easily get photocopies of your notes. Every college in Delhi University has a photocopy shop which will provide you cheap study material for almost all subjects.

Also, photocopies are very economical and when books are not available in the shops. The most famous shop known as Shree Shyam Photostat is the best place to look for photocopies at affordable prices. The shop is in Satya Niketan, opposite Venky College Delhi University. Moreover, you can easily get all the photocopies of your syllabus. Even you can buy previous year’s question papers here.


If you think you have some good senior friends then you can ask them for their notes as they can give you notes for free or half-rate so it is the best option to arrange your study material. It might not be up to date but is one of the best options.

As we know online classes are going on due to the pandemic so it is quite difficult for outside students to buy books so they can book online by WhatsApp messaging or by calling these photocopies or bookstores can courier your books and you can obtain them.

Here above are mentioned some famous and good bookstores where you can buy Delhi University books or study material every semester at affordable prices. You can choose according to your preference and area.


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