Top 7 Book Stores in Chandigarh to Buy Books | Exclusive List

Chandigarh has been home to one of the most significant universities in India – the Panjab University and is the educational hub for students of more than four different Northern states. Naturally, the city also houses some book stores which play a significant role in Chandigarh’s educational importance. Some of the best book stores of Chandigarh are listed below:

Kumar Book Store

One of Chandigarh’s most sought after book stores, it is the go to destination for the students preparing for competitive examinations like IIT, Gate and JEE. This book store also boasts of a wide variety of books such as Fiction, History, Drama, etc. Located in the student hub of the city, this book shop is located in Sector 34 of Chandigarh city.

Address: SCO 358-359 Ground floor, Sector 34A, Chandigarh

Contact: 01724627722

Popular Book Store

One of Chandigarh’s oldest book stores, the Popular book store is located in Sector 22- the heart of the city. It is responsible for getting ICSE, CBSE, and PSEB books in Chandigarh and neighbouring states at wholesale rates. You can also find books on cooking, artistry, astrology and other plethora of categories here.

Address: SCF 6, Sector 22-D, Chandigarh

Contact: 0172 2771583

City Book Shop

Located in the most popular area of the Chandigarh city, this book store can be your guide when it comes to books on nursing, medical, MBBS, and other subjects. Although the focus to cater is on the competitive medical students, they still have a wide variety of books on a whole different subjects here.

Address: Shop No. 2, Anand Complex, Sector 17-A, Chandigarh

Contact: 98148 17076

Amit Book Depot, Chandigarh

This is another book shop of Chandigarh which focuses more on the competitive exams for the students. With their specialisation in IIT, JEE and UGC examination books, they also offer a huge library of Biographies which cater to the motivational needs of the students.

Address: SCO 210-211, Ground Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh

Contact: 0172 2665665

Universal Book Shop

Another bookshop from Sector 17, Chandigarh this is one of the most famous ones in the tri-city area. With the city’s focus on competitive examination books, this book store houses some of the rarest fiction, drama, and non-fiction books one can find. One can find a book of their choice here that too at a discount.

Address: Shop No. 68, Near Musical Fountain, Sector 17-D, Chandigarh

Contact: 94170 13217


English Book Shop, Chandigarh

This is one of the premium book stores in the Chandigarh area with a wide variety of novels, children’s books, and biographies. There is also a separate stationary area offering some of the best collection. If Food for Soul is what you’re looking for then look no further as it is one of the most sought after book stores in Chandigarh.

Address: SCO 31, Sector 17-E, Chandigarh

Contact: 0172 270 2542

Modern Book Shop

With a speciality in Kids school books, the Modern Book Shop of Chandigarh is one of the finest when it comes to competition. Chances are if you are ever looking for a book for your kids, your search will end at the Modern Book Shop located in Sector 22.

Address: SCO 3-4, Sector 22-C, Chandigarh

Contact: 0172 501 8825


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