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How it Works




1. In Simple Terms

eBooks Rental

1. Login to Pustaka
2. Browse through our Plans, that suits you and purchase them through PayTM / CCAvenue / PayU Money and Paypal (Outside India)
3. Browse our eBooks to rent and add it "My Library"
4. Read your rented eBooks online or offline (through Android app) from "My Library"

Audio Books Rental

1. Login to Pustaka
2. Browse through our Audio Books of your wish, and rent them for 30 days through PayTM / CCAvenue / PayU Money and Paypal (Outside India)
3. Read your rented Audio Books ONLY in Android app from "My Library"

eBooks Purchase

1. Login to Pustaka
2. Read your purchased eBooks online or offline (through Android app) from "My Library"
Note: eBooks purchase are no longer supported. However, you will continue to read your already purchased eBooks from "My Library"


2. Detailed View

2.1 Login / Register

Register yourself with Pustaka by clicking "Login" link and on the tab "Register" followed by entering your Name, Email ID, Password as shown below to picture


Register with Pustaka

After successful registration, you can then login with the Email ID and Password provided in the "Login" tab.



2.2 Plan Purchase

Rental plan need to be purchase to read eBooks (other than FREE eBooks). You can purhcase the rental plan by clicking on the "Plan" as shown in the below picture.

Plan page

Once you have added the plan to shopping cart that suits your need, complete the purchase through your preferred payment method as shown below.

Plan Purchase Checkout

We support PayTM / CCAvenue / PayU Money and Paypal (Outside India). In turn, PayTM / CCAvenue / PayU Money supports all Credit cards, Debit cards, NetBanking, Cash Card, Mobile Payments and different Wallet systems like PhonePe and Jana Cash, etc.,. Also, you can do the offline payment, or using Pustaka Wallet.

Payment Options

2.3 eBooks Rental

To rent the books, go to eBooks page as shown and hover over any book you like and click the "Rent Now" button.

eBook Rental Page

To view and read the book, go to "My Library" and click on the books as shown below.

My Library


2.4 Audio Books Rental

We also have a vareity of Audio books. To rent them, click on the "AudioBooks" tab as shown and hover over any audio book to rent for 30 days. Audio books do not come under the eBook Rental Plan.Click on the "Rent now for 30 days" button to add the book to your cart.

Audio Book Rental Page

Go to cart and click "Checkout" button. Continue with the payment process

Audio Book Checkout

You can view the book you just bought in "My Library". Audio books can be used only through mobile app.

My Library - Audio Book


2.5 Free Books

To view the list of free books, go to the mega menu as shown below and click on the "Free Books" link.

Free Books

Hover over any of the book and click "Read Now" button to start reading the book.

Free Book - Read Now


3. Pustaka Wallet Recharge

There is an option to keep money in Pustaka Wallet, which can be used to purchase plans or rent Audio Books. Go to the top right of the page and click on the drop down to see "Wallet" option.

Wallet Recharge

Enter you preferred amount in the space given. Click checkout and continue with payment method.

Wallet Checkout

Now you are all set to make the payment using Pustaka Wallet.




4. Search Filters

There are many filters available to make your search for books easier. Go to eBooks tab or Audio Books tab and you can choose your preferred genre as shown below.

Genre Filter

You can also choose your preferred type as shown below.

eBook Type Filter

Same way, you can choose your preferred author, language, sorting order and narrator as shown below. You can click on the author's and narrator's name to view their details.



4.1 Search Filter: Author

Author Filter

4.2 Search Filter: Langauge

Language Filter

4.3 Search Filter: Sort

Sort Option

4.4 Search Filter: Narrator

Narrator Search


5. eBook Detail View

You can view the details of the book by clicking the 'eye' icon while hovering over any book as shown in the picture.

eBook Detail View

You can click any of the links given to view the respective details. For a few books, it is also available in other platforms. You can view them by clicking on their icons.

eBook Also Available in


6. Audio Book Detail View

You can view the details of the book by clicking the 'eye' icon while hovering over any book as shown in the picture.

Audio Book Detail View

You can click any of the links given to view the respective details. This will also display the sample audio file available, which can be played back.

Audio Sample View


7. Puataka Mobile App (Android)

You are read your eBooks and listen to your audio books convinently using Pustaka Mobile App in Android. The same can be downloaded from the link below.



7.1 Puataka Mobile App (Android) - Register / Login

Register yourself with Pustaka by clicking "Login" link and on the tab "Register" followed by entering your Name, Email ID, Password as shown below to picture


Register with Pustaka App

After successful registration, you can then login with the Email ID and Password provided in the "Login" tab.


Login in Pustaka App

On successful login, you will be redirected to the home page, as shown in the below picture.
Pustaka App Home Page

7.2 Plan Purchase

Rental plan need to be purchase to read eBooks (other than FREE eBooks). You can purhcase the rental plan by clicking on the "Plan" as shown in the below picture.

Pustaka App Plan

Once you have added the plan to shopping cart that suits your need, complete the purchase through your preferred payment method as shown below.

Pustaka App Plan

Pustaka App Payment Page

7.3 eBooks Rental

To rent the books, go to eBooks page, select any book you like and click the "Rent Now" button.

Pustaka App eBooks Rental

7.4 Audio Books Rental

Audio books rental is not supported in Pustaka Mobile App. This is available only in the website. Refer to the section "Audio Book Rental" to find more details.



7.5 Listen to Audio Book

Audio books can be listen only using Pustaka Mobile App. To play your rented audio book, go to "My Library" and select the audio book that you have rented. Now, click on the "Play Now" option, to listen to your audio book. You can use other controls to move back / forward between chapters, as shown below.

Pustaka App Listen to Audio Book

Pustaka App Audio Book Chapters

7.6 Free Boooks

On successful login to your mobile app, you can click on the arrow available in the section "Free", to display all the Free Books available.

Pustaka App Free Books


8. Write a Review

To write a review on any book, scroll down in the eBook details page to find the review section. Enter your comments and rate the book and click "Submit".

Write A Review