Hotel rooms in colleges are one of the major concerns for students. However, most of the time coveted colleges do not necessarily offer comfortable hostels. This is the reason why students look for accommodation off campus. Nevertheless, we have compiled the inside view of the best university hostels.
1. IIM VISAKHAPATNAM
Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam hostel rooms are exquisite, classy and elegant. There are five hostels near campus. Students pay transportation costs to get from campus to hostels.
Apart from this, the hostels have air conditioners, Wi-Fi and TV, refrigerator, chat rooms, dining room, indoor games like pool table, carom, chess, table tennis, etc.
2. IIM LUCKNOW
Indian Institute Lucknow has up to 128 air-conditioned rooms equipped with LCD TV, Wi-Fi connectivity, tea and coffee making facilities and other basic amenities.
3. IIT GUWAHATI
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati has a Hostel Constitution and HAB Procedures and Resolutions (HABPR) which operates 114 hostels, consisting of 11 boys and 2 girls.
Guest room at IIT Guwahati
4. IIT MADRAS
Established in 1959 by the Indian government, IIT Madras has many hostels. One of them is the Mandakini Hostel, which hosts around 1,200 students. A 10-storey state-of-the-art building with a built-up area of 32,180 m², is designed for a 4-star rating by GRIHA, a national rating system for green buildings, with various green building measures adopted at the design stage and construction. Solar panels and solar hot water system are adopted to reduce the energy consumption of the building.
5. JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA
Jamia Millia Islamia has hostels for girls and boys. The girls hostel complex is quite huge and surrounded by greenery. The hostel is known for its economical meal plans and comfortable accommodations. There are over 1500 places in the boys’ homes. There are eight boys’ hostels with two residence halls, Zakir Hussain Hall and MMA Jauhar Hall.
In addition, the construction of a new boys’ home is underway.