New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 Tickets Price, Timings, Dates

After a gap of 1 year, New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 has started from 4 January 2020. The event is being hosted in Pragati Maidan and dates are 4 to 12 January 2020. It will be an event specially dedicated to books. It is a treat for all the book lovers. Various authors and publishers are present in the Delhi World Book Fair. This event is organised every year in Pragati Maidan, Delhi. Book fair tickets are expected to available on selected metro stations and Pragati Maidan counters. HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will inaugurate the World Book Fair on Saturday 4 January 2020.

New Delhi World Book Fair Date and Timings
New Delhi World Book Fair Date and Timings

It is Asia’s Largest Bookfair and also known as NDWBF. This event is organized by the National Book Trust (NBT), India. Since 2013, the book fair is organised by National Book Trust (NBT), India and its co-organizer is India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO). The World Book Fair is being organised since past 45 years. There is a special event organized by the National Centre for Children’s Literature (NCCL) for visiting children. The event is organized to promote the children’s literature and motivate readers.

More than 600 exhibitors are taking part in the Pragati Maidan Book Fair 2020 along with 40 countries publishers. The theme of the 2020 World Bookfair is Gandhi: The Writers’ Writer’. Many countries of the European Union, Iran, Mexico, Japan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, UAE, etc are taking part in the fair. Book fans can buy their favorite books from 1500+ stalls of Pragati Maidan world book fair. Hall number 7A to H, 8,9,10,11,12, and 12 A are allocated for the organizing of the book fair due to development work inside the Pragati Maidan complex.

Delhi Book Fair Tickets 2020 Expected

We will share the Pragati Maidan Bookfair 2020 tickets price with the suers, below ticket rates are based on our assumption.

Ticket Information – Book Fair Delhi 2020 Weekday Weekend
Adults 30 Rs 50 Rs
Children 20 Rs 30 Rs

The New Delhi Bookfair 2020 tickets might be available on Pragati Maidan counters and selected metro stations. Last year, the ticket prices were 30 Rs for adults and 20 Rs for children. This year the prices are expected 30 Rs for adults and 20 Rs for children. Senior Citizen, Physically Handicapped people and Students entry is free (in school uniform). Book Fair entry tickets can be bought from Pragati Maidan ticket counters located at gate number 1 and 10. Entry in the fair can be availed from gate no. 1, 8 and 10. Visitors can also book Delhi Book fair tickets online from the ITPO website.

List of Metro stations selling New Delhi Book Fair Tickets

There are selected metro stations where book fair tickets are available. On every metro line, few metro stations are designated for this purpose. Last year below stations are selling Bookfair tickets. We will update the list after the official notification.

Yellow Line Metro stations are Jahangirpuri, HUDA City Centre, Chandni Chowk, GTB Nagar, New Delhi, Rajiv Chowk, Hauz Khas, Central Secretariat, Saket, INA, MG Road, Vishwavidyalaya.

On Blue line, metro stations selling book fair tickets are Janakpuri West, Dwarka More, Pragati Maidan, Kirti Nagar, Vaishali, NOIDA City Centre, Rajendra Place, Dwarka sector 21.

The Red line metro stations on Rithala – Dilshad Garden line are Rithala, Dilshad Garden, Inderlok, Pitampura, Kashmere Gate, Rohini West, Netaji Subhash Place.

The various metro station on Green line are Punjabi Bagh, Mundka, Paschim Vihar East, Ashok Park Main.

Violet line metro station are Escorts Mujesar, Nehru Place, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Badarpur, Bata Chowk, Old Faridabad.

On Airport line, IGI Airport metro station and Dhaula Kuan metro station are selected for the purpose.

New Delhi Book Fair Timings

Book Fair Delhi Timings
Dates Timing
4-12 January 2020 11 AM to 8 PM

The entry timings of the venue will start at 11 AM and will close at 7:30 PM. However, the Book Fair timing is from 11 AM to 8 PM. The tickets will be sold between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at metro stations. At Pragati Maidan ticket counters, it will be sold from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM.

Book Fair Delhi Dates

The World Book Fair dates are 4-12 January 2020.

Nearest Metro Station

The Nearest metro station is the Pragati Maidan Metro Station of Blue Line.


There are few attractions of World Book Fair this year. Children pavilion is specially designed for the little ones. Digital books are also included in the fair, along with comics, picture books, science fiction books etc. National Book Trust has completed 60 years of span successfully. Wheel Chair facility is available near gate no. 1. The Pragati Maidan Book Fair has all the required facilities. Food counters are present inside the premises and parking is also available. Many washrooms are also present inside the campus. Pragati Maidan Delhi hosts various events round the year and it is well maintained. Every book lover should visit Delhi Book Fair 2020.

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