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 two Government non-vegetarian messes in the men’s hostels. These messes are operated 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.
There are three Institute Food Courts which are running on contract basis known as “IFC A, IFC B, IFC C,” for the men’s hostels and “Priyadharshini Mess” for Ladies in the Ladies hostel premises. There are mess representatives nominated from the students and a mess warden to supervise the smooth running of the messes.