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The purpose of this study is to analyse the department wise quantitative growth and amount utilised for printed books in Central Library Tezpur University under school of engineering. The descriptive research method was used to study quantitative growth of print collections. Data about budget utilised, and year wise quantitative growth of prints books for the period of 2012 to 2017 under study was collected from the annual reports, accession register and library statistics file. Findings revealed that quantitative growth of print books does not show consistency within the period under study. Authors suggested that there is urgent need to allocate more funds to university library to acquire more numbers of printed books to cater the needs of user communities.