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New Delhi World Book Fair 2024: Date, Timings, Ticket Prices

Published on Wednesday February 22, 2023 13:16 by G team

Delhi's eagerness to celebrate Indian culture is among its best features. Periodically, cultural events are happening all across the capital city, and a large number of people attend to view art. Book enthusiasts should put February on their calendars for one of the largest fairs in the city. We have all the information you need to know about the dates, times, venue, and cost of the World Book Fair 2024, which is coming to Delhi this month.

Within the publishing industry, one of the most significant events is the New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF). The freshly built Halls 1–5 at the conveniently placed Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, are the venue for this year's NDWBF 2024, which is set to take place from February 10–18, 2024. This fair is co-organized by ITPO, a department of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. It is sponsored by the National Book Trust, India, which is a branch of the Indian government's Ministry of Education. Verify all the pertinent information on the New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) 2024, such as ticket costs, venue, hours, and essential updates, before you go.

Celebrating 51 years of NDWBF

A significant publishing industry event on the calendar, the New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), has been held for the previous 50 years. The freshly built Halls 1–5 of the conveniently placed Pragati Maidan in New Delhi will host the NDWBF 2024 from February 10–18, 2024. The National Book Trust, India (which is a division of the Indian Ministry of Education) is in charge of organizing the Fair. The exhibition's co-organizer and venue partner is ITPO, which is a division of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

Dates, Timings and Venue

The New Delhi World Book Fair 2024 is slated to happen this year from February 10–18

At New Delhi's Pragati Maidan, the international book market will start at 11 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

The Theme of New Delhi World Book Fair in 2024

This year, the New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) has chosen the theme "Multi-Lingual India, A Living Tradition". Additionally, the event will include panel discussions, book launches, and performances aligned with the theme.

Ticket prices for the 2024 New Delhi World Book Fair

The fair's hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, with an admission charge of Rs. 10 for kids and Rs. 20 for adults. Through, the official NBT website, tourists can also make online reservations for tickets. Supreme Court is the closest metro station (Blue Line) to Pragati Maidan.

Who Is the Guest of Honour?

As the honored guest, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will grace the international book expo. The Kingdom's invitation to the Delhi World Book Fair as the guest of honour will further improve cultural connections between the two friendly countries, according to a statement made by India's ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Dr. Suhel Ajaz Khan, to Arab News. This choice is in line with the goals of both of our administrations to improve the two nations' bilateral ties and people-to-people exchanges, particularly in the area of culture.

The King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives, the Culinary Arts Commission, the Fashion Commission, the Music Commission, the Heritage Commission, and the Film Commission are among the other cultural organizations that will be on exhibit.



  • This year's New Delhi World Book Fair features a number of highlights, including a children's pavilion, a theme pavilion, an international events corner, author corners, a festival of festivals, a table for New Delhi Rights, cultural programs, digital and virtual reading, an experience zone, and CEO talks.
  • NDWBF is said to want to give exhibitors an opportunity to interact with the growing book industry. It also intends to boost book sales and the publishing and literary industries' overall revenue.
  • The National Education Policy 2020's emphasis on improving kids' language skills will be highlighted this year at the largest book fair in the world. Focusing on improving "listening, speaking, writing, and reading" will help accomplish this.


  1. Where in Delhi, 2024, is the book fair held?

The freshly built Halls 2–6 in the conveniently placed Pragati Maidan in New Delhi are the site of NDWBF 2024, which is slated to take place from February 10–18, 2024.

  1. How can I go to the World Book Fair in Delhi? 
  • Walk 20 minutes to Pragati Maidan
  • 23-minute walk to Mandi House
  • Bus stops in Delhi close to the World Book Fair
  • Train stations in Delhi close to the World Book Fair
  • 12-minute walk to Tilak Bridge
  1. How do I obtain tickets? 

Go to this official webpage. Choose the type of ticket, either kids or adults, then finish the payment procedure. You'll get an email with an e-ticket.