The Institute has excellent residential facilities for all the students admitted to the various courses. There are twenty hostel blocks (halls of residence) for men and two for women.
Hostel administration is managed by a Chief Warden and a team of Wardens drawn from the faculty and appointed by the Director on a tenure basis. Hostel Advisory Council headed by the Director is responsible for major policy decisions with respect to the hostel administration. Hostel Executive Committee takes decisions on routine matters. Students have representation on both the administrative bodies. Hostel office has full-fledged supporting staff and other workers.
There are five messes in the men’s hostels, three of them serving non-vegetarian meals and the remaining two providing vegetarian meals. Ladies’ hostel has a separate mess which offers both the vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisine. The messes operate on ‘no profit – no loss’ basis and cater to the taste of students from all regions of the country. There are mess representatives nominated from the students and a mess warden to supervise the smooth running of the messes. Messes are equipped with excellent furniture, music system and purified chilled water. Messes are provided with steam cooking facility and fueled through gas. The food cleaning and cutting processes are being mechanized.
There is one Institute Food court for mens hostels(1k,1.8k)
The following rules shall apply to both MALE and FEMALE students residing in the hostels. Violation of any rule will make the inmate liable to disciplinary action including expulsion from the hostels and also from institution.
1. Every student must remember that the hostel is the home of the student on the campus and therefore, he/she should behave himself/herself on the campus as well as outside in such a manner as to bring credit to him/her and to the institution.
2. A student once admitted in the hostel will continue to be a hostel inmate throughout the year unless otherwise debarred from the hostel on disciplinary grounds. Unless they clear the dues, they shall not be allowed to take University examinations. Further, he/she may be expelled from the halls of residence and/or messes.
3. The admission into hostel is valid upto commencement of summer vacation/end of academic programme which ever is earlier.
Accommodation will be provided in summer vacation on request and depends on availability. The tarif for summer vacation is Rs.30/- per day per student. This facility is only for PG students who are doing their projects in institute and foreign students.
4. Room furniture, electrical fittings etc., are required to be maintained by the students in good condition. Students should vacate the hostel during summer vocation. If they have to leave any belongings in the hostel during this period, they should contact the hostel caretaker for the same but at their own risk. Nominal cloak room charges will be levied for each item kept under sage custody.
5. Residents shall occupy the rooms only after allotment is made by the hall warden concerned. Change of room may be permitted in exceptional cases, provided it is deemed necessary/justified by the Chief Warden. Unauthorised occupation of any room or exchange of rooms shall be treated as serious violation of disciplinary rules of the hostels. Residents found guilty of such violation of the hostel rules shall be expelled from the hostels without any further enquiry.
6. No parent or guardian of a student is permitted to stay in the hostel. They must obtain prior permission from the Registrar to stay in the college Guest House only, (if such accommodation is available for a specific period on payment basis as per the Guest House accommodation rules).
7. Male students shall not remain absent from their hostels during night between 9.30 pm to 6.00 am without the prior permission of the Warden/Chief Warden. Corresponding timings for the women's hostel are 8.30 pm to 7.00 am even with prior permission. In case of any emergency, they should take written permission from the Chief Warden/concerned Block Warden. The students are required to carry their identity cards with them when they move inside the campus.
8. Visitors are not permitted in the hostel after 8.00 p.m. However, in special cases, prior permission of warden must be obtained to stay beyond these hours.
9. Hostel students shall not leave the headquarters without prior permission of the Warden/Chief Warden. They shall have to apply for permission in writing in advance stating the reason for leaving and the address of destination. Hostel students who leave hostel without the application and prior permission from the concerned authorities shall be deemed to be missing and their parent/guardian or even the police authorities may be intimated.
10. Any hostel student harbouring any unauthorised person(s) will be expelled from the hostel immediately.
11. The inmates of the hostel should not leave the hostel premises on holidays for the purpose of excursion or picnic without prior permission of the Warden/Chief Warden. However, for any accident or fatality that may occur during picnic/excursion, the responsibility does not lie with the institute or Hostel authorities.
12. No resident of the hostel is permitted to take any article/utensils etc, outside the hostel/mess premises and even to his/her room.
13. No association of students on the basis of region, caste or creed is permitted.
14. No secret activities or meetings are permitted on the hostel premises. For holding any meeting in the hostel room or anywhere in the hostel area, prior written permission should be obtained from the Chief Warden.
15. Residents shall refrain from any act, covert or overt, that may destroy or disturb the peace and harmony among the residents and on the campus.
16. No hostel inmate shall take the law into his/her own hands. If any of the hostel inmates find that other students are indulging in any undersirable activity or causing inconvenience or physical injury to him/her or to the other hostel inmates, he/she should lodge a complaint in writing with the warden concerned.
17. Keeping of lethal weapons like sticks, rods, chains etc. in the hostel rooms is strictly prohibited.
18. The hostel cannot be considered as the hiding place for miscreants. The police authorities may enter the campus and detain anyone depending upon the severity of the offence.
19. Ragging of any kind is severely punishable as per the Andhra Pradesh State Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997 and 2002. As such students are advised not to indulge in such activity.
20. Students who have finished the four years of course work but yet to pass some examinations are called backloggers. Such students will not be normally given accommodation in the college hostels. Similarly, students who have not been promoted to the next higher class and who are not for some reason attending classes during the given semester or academic year also will not be given accommodation in the hostels.
21. The hostel area is declared out of bounds to the backloggers. Therefore, the stay of any backlogger in the hostel will be treated as a case of trespass. The hostellers who entertain or permit backlog students to stay in their rooms, will also be liable to disciplinary action including expulsion from hostels.
22. Hostel inmates who are found guilty of misconduct or guilty of infringement of any of the rules prescribed above shall be liable to fine, suspension, rustication or dismissal either from the hostels and/or from the institute or both by the appropriate authority.
23. Accommodation in the hostel cannot be claimed as a matter of right. Students who disturb peace and violate the rules of the hostels on the campus will be expelled from the hostels.
24. The consumption or storage or supply of liquor or any sort of intoxicant is strictly prohibited and if found guilty, the offenders will be dealt with severely, including prosecution. Any kind of gambling is also prohibited.
25. Medical facilities are provided at the college dispensary for routine health problems. However, for any other treatment requiring specialist/expert medical care and treatment, the inmates are supposed to make their own arrangements for treatment and to bear medical expenditure themselves.
26. In case a student falls sick, he/she should contact immediately the Medical Officer/Chief Warden/Warden.
In case of an emergency, students may shift the patient immediately to a hospital and inform the authorities at the earliest.
A student suffering from infectious/contagious diseases will not be permitted to stay in hostels.
27. Residents shall not get involved in arguments or otherwise interfere with the duties of the employees of the hostel. If there is any complaint or suggestion to be made, it shall be made to the warden concerned.
28. A hostel student will be completely responsible for all his possessions including his/her cycle/Laptop/Computer/Electronic gadgets, etc., The institute hostel will not be responsible for any loss incurred.
29. The use of motor vehicles such as Car, Motor cycle, Scooters, Mopeds, etc. by students is strictly prohibited inside the college/hostel premises.
30. No one should use the belongings of other students without their consent.
31. Boarders will be personally and collectively responsible for any loss/damage to the properties and equipment and other fittings in the common halls. In case of damage to any buildings, furniture, apparatus or other property of the college, the loss caused to the institution shall be recovered directly from those identified persons whenever possible. But, if persons who cause the damage are unknown, the cost of repairing it, as may be assessed by the hostel authorities, will be distributed equally among all the students of such groups or associations as may be found responsible.
32. Students are advised not to keep valuables in the hostel rooms. They are advised to deposit extra cash in the bank or in the post office or at any other safe place.
33. They should lock their rooms properly when they go out for their bath, mess etc., Each room-mate must keep a key of the door lock of his room, particularly in the case of double/triple seated rooms.
34. Each student shall use only one tube-light not exceeding 40 watts. Use of all unauthorised electrical appliances such as heaters etc., is strictly prohibited and these will be confiscated, and the concerned student will be penalised. However, usage of computer and printer in the hostel room will be allowed with prior permission from the Chief Warden.
A student who possesses a personal computer/laptop should register with the concerned warden. A student who wishes to take his/her personal computer outside the campus, will have to contact the Chief Warden in person and get permission by producing (a) the original bill for the purchase of the computer, (b) Identity card.
35. Fans and lights must be switched off when the students leave their rooms. Light must be switched off positively when they go to bed. In case it is noticed that fans/lights are on the locked room, a heavy penalty will be imposed for wasting the costly energy sources.
36. Every student residing in the hostel must dine in the hostel messes only. Individual/group cooking in the rooms is forbidden. If found, they will be expelled from hostels or fined.
37. Playing music and videos etc. inside the rooms is strictly prohibited as it causes disturbance to the inmates. Any such complaint against boarders will be viewed very seriously and seizure of the gadgets will be made alongwith imposition of heavy fine.
38. Every inmate of the hostel shall pay the mess bill and other charges before the stipulated date of every month, failing which fines will be imposed as per rules and regulations. The approved rules regarding mess rebate will be applied to all the inmates of the hostel. Mess exemption on medical ground will be allowed under extraordinary situation on payment of service charges.
39. The room of any student in the hostel can be inspected at any time by the Warden/Chief Warden or any authorised member of the institute staff or district police officials. Inmates are advised to keep their ID cards with them and show them on demand.
40. Block Voulanteers/Mess Voulanteers will be selected on merit or as desired by the Warden from among the Block/mess students to assist him/her in the supervision of hostel block/mess and in enforcing discipline. Every hostel inmate shall co-operate with him/her in the act of discharging his/her duties.
41. Hostel inmates are requested to maintain their surroundings neat and clean.
42. Students should not break open or try to break open the occupied/vacant rooms of the hostels. Any damage done to the hostel property will have to be borne by all the residents of the hostel.
43. Inmates should not fire crackers on any occasion inside the hostel or within the premises of the hostel.
44. Inmates are prohibited from writing slogans, or any writings obscene drawings on the hostel walls and rooms. Heavy penalities will be imposed on students/group of students indulging in such writings.
45. Inmates should not play cricket, football etc., in the common halls or inside or infront of hostels. It causes damage to the hostel property, but also disturbs the peace of the surroundings. Heavy penality will be imposed and will be collected from all students of the Block.
46. All the hostellers are to note that electrical/carpentry/plumbing complaints should be given in writing to Warden Incharge (Maintenance) or written in the complaint register available in the hostel office. In case the complaint is not attended to or there is any difficulty, the students can contact the Chief Warden.
47. Female visitors and girl students are not permitted to visit the men's hostel any time.
For women students:
1. Male visitors (visitors mean Parents / Guardians) are not permitted any time into the women's hostel.
2. In the case of the women's hostel, Lady visitors are not permitted after 7.30 p.m.
3. All Girl students must be present in their rooms before 8.30 p.m. Girl students must take prior permission from the concerned Warden/Chief Warden for leaving the campus, in case of urgent necessities only. They must enter their movements in the Register provided while going out and reporting in (after obtaining permission from the concerned Warden/Chief Warden). Students leaving the hostel without prior permission will be riewed very seriously and will invite expulsion from the rooms and or from the institute.
RULES APPLICABLE TO MESSES AND BOARDERS
1. A student as soon as he is admitted into the institute hostel will also be enrolled with one of the messes (unless he/she takes permission to be a day scholar from the institute authorities). Admission will be made on payment of the specified mess deposit and other fees.
2. The mess charges will be levied from the date of issue of MESS CARD irrespective of student joins the mess or not.
3. The mess bill for a given month will be calculated and announced through R.O., the daily circular of the college, during the second week of the next month (for example, the mess bill for the month of August will be announced in the second week of September). The boarder is allowed to pay the mess bill upto 25th of the month without fine. The boarder can pay the mess bill from 26th upto the end of the month with a fine of 1% of the mess bill. If the boarder fails to pay the mess bill until the end of the month, he/she will be expelled from the mess through a written notice.
The boarders who are expelled from the mess may rejoin the mess by paying fine as follows:
In the first month (after a student is expelled from the mess), the fine will be 2% and for subsequent months, it is 5% The expelled student has to pay a readmission fee of Rs. 500/-
4. Rule of Rebate:
Rebate is not permitted during the working days. However, on a medical grounds or for a valid reasons, rebate is permitted with prior permission of Chief Warden.
Rebate will be given for (N-3) days only. Even for rebate days, a student shall have to pay Rs. 25/- per day or an amount to be decided by the Hostel Administration, from time to time.
5. Mess changes will be allowed only by the Chief Warden who will make the changes ensuring that the strengths of all the messes are even or balanced. Change of mess cannot be insisted upon as a matter of right. Mess changes are allowed at the most twice in a year i.e., in winter vacation and in summer vacation.
6. If a student discontinues to be a boarder of a mess for some time and seeks readmission into a mess at any time later during the given academic year, he has to pay a readmission fee of Rs. 500.00 (or an amount which will be fixed from time to time).
7. Caution Money Deposit (CMD) will be adjusted/refunded only when the student finishes his/her course and takes T.C. from the college. No adjustment of mess bills against CMD is permissible.
8. Every year student has to bring a Pass-port size photograph to attach on mess card. Student should write postal address of his/her home on the mess card.
Institute Food Court
1. All boarders should carry their mess ID cards while entering into the Food Court mess.
2. (i) Rebate is not permitted during the working days. However, on a medical grounds or for valid reasons, rebate is permitted with prior permission of Chief Warden.
(ii) Rebate will be given for (N-3) days only on medical grounds. Even for rebate days, a student shall have to pay Rs. 25/- per day or an amount to be decided by the Hostel Administration, from time to time.
3. Mess Shifting will be allowed keeping the minimum strength of 600 per mess, and allotment will be made on first come first served basis.