Presently, there are 17 hostels in the campus, 11 for men, 5 for women students/research scholars and 1 for foreign students. The hostel administration is headed by the Chief Warden and his team of wardens and its office is located in the Maulana Azad Hostel.
- Currently, the total occupancy capacity in all the hostels is 1500 residents
- SC/ST students and all women students are exempted from payment of room rent
- Differently-abled students are provided free accommodation and food
- Two more hostels exclusively for research scholars – one for men and another for women shall be added shortly
- Seperate hostels for Men and Women are available at PG Centre,Karaikal
- Limited hostel facilities are available at Port Blair Centre of the University
Students from distant places will be given preference on first come first served basis.
Hostel admission, fees and discipline admission to the hostels will be subject to the recommendations of the concerned Head of the Department, the approval of the Chief Warden, and subject to availability of rooms.
The caution deposit of Rs.3000/- (for Indian nationals) and Rs.6000/- (for foreign nationals) is to be paid while joining the hostel. This will be refunded after vacating the hostel by means of account transfer/account payee cheque subject to surrender of original challan, after deducting dues if any. Open cheque will not be issued under any circumstances. Therefore students must necessarily open bank account.
The rent is to be paid every year during the beginning of the Academic year in June/July as follows:
1, PG and M.Phil student (Room Rent for 10 months) : Rs.900/- p.a
2. Ph.D (Room Rent for 10 months) : Rs.1800/-p.a
3. General Amenities Fund : Rs.500/-p.a
4. Establishment Charges : Rs.300/- p.a
5. Application Fees (at the time of admission only) : Rs.25/-
No room rent is charged from girl students and SC/ ST boy students (copy of community certificate duly attested by a Gazetted Officer to be produced). However they have to pay all other fees like application for admission, general amenities fund, establishment charges, Caution Deposit, mess fees, etc. Hostel accommodation for M.Phil. students and Ph.D. students are 15 months and 4 years respectively from the date of admission / occupation of hostel rooms. They cannot stay in the hostel beyond this period even if they have not submitted their theses or not completed the viva.
Duration of Stay
M.Phil – 15 months of stay from the date of admission to the hostel.
Ph.D – 4 years from the date of admission to the hostel.
Note: Except Research Scholars, all students must vacate the hostel during summer vacation. Disciplinary action will be taken against those hostellers who do not pay their dues on time. Students must obtain No Dues certificate for Mess & Room Rent from hostel office before writing semester exams producing challans for payment of Hostel dues. Those who are availing Bank Loan must keep their original challans for caution deposit for claiming refund while vacating hostel, and photo copies for other challans with Bank seal.
Students who are admitted to the hostels are provided food in the mess. All the messes, except the research scholars, have been outsourced. The hostel messes are run by experienced and qualified caterers. The messes offer meals at moderate rates.
Mess fees The mess fee is to be paid in two instalments in a year – June and January as follows: The present rates for boys are Rs.8100/- (June) and Rs. 5400/- (January) and for Girls Rs. 7200/- and Rs. 4800/- respectively. These rates are likely to be increased. Exact rates will be intimated at the time of admission.
The University provides a Mess Subsidy Grant of Rs. 400/- per month to the inmates of the hostels based on the annual income of the parents which should not exceed Rs.4.5 lakhs p.a. (the limit prescribed for creamylayer) subject to approval by the Vice- Chancellor (copy of Annual Income certificate Issued by Revenue Officials duly attested by a Gazetted Officer to be produced).
All communication from the inmates to the University authorities shall be routed through the proper channel, i.e. through the wardens of the respective hostels and Chief warden. Any subversive activity, misdemeanor, obnoxious behavior, flouting of Hostel Rules & Regulation, misconduct, disobedience, ragging, failure to clear dues, etc. shall be severely punished, and even result in dismissal from the hostel by the University, whose interpretation of the rules shall be final.
The University Health Centre offers medical facilities round the clock to the students residing in the hostels. For the mobility of the students from Hostels to Departments, Library, Computer Center, etc., bus facility is provided within the campus for every half-an-hour during working days. In addition to University buses and vans, battery operated vehicles and bicycles are also plying in the campus free of cost throughout the day covering all hostels to enable the students to visit departments, library, lab etc. Wifi connectivity is also provided to all hostels to enable the students to have 24 hours internet access.
|Chief Warden (Men)||Dr. S. Sudalai Muthu||2654886||—||9443212314|
|Chief Warden (Women)||Dr. P.T.V. Lakshmi||2654947||—||9486383094|
|Section Officer||Shri. P. Mourougappane||2654886||—||9486521338|
|Hostel Office (Men)||2654634||—|
|Hostel Office (Women)||2654292||—|
|Sl.No||Hostel Name||Warden Name||Intercom||Tel.No||Mobile No.|
|1||C.V.Raman Hostel||Dr. C. Satheesh Kumar||972||2654972||9444722061|
|2||Subramania Bharathiar Hostel||Dr.M. Suresh Kumar||583||2654583||9486267366|
|3||Bharathidasan Hostel||Dr. Subhadip Bhadra||–||—||9994653394|
|4||Tagore Hostel||Dr.R. Vijayakumar||616||2654616||9943539330|
|5||Kamban Hostel||Mr. Anil Pradeep Giri||778||2654778||7200526855|
|6||Ilangoadigal Hostel||Dr.P.B. Shankar Narayanan||960||2654960||9789107917|
|7||Valmiki Hostel||Dr. P.S. Velmurugan||695||2654695||9944115566|
|8||Kannadasan Hostel||Dr. Pradeep Kumar Parida||387||2654387||9442035046|
|9||Kabirdas Hostel||Dr. A. Ramesh Naidu||632||2654632||7598481419|
|Dr. Rajesh Gururaj Kundargi||767||2654767||9443727908|
|11||Academic Staff College Hostel||Dr. Ajeet Jaiswal||766||2654766||9791201427|
|12||Kalidas Hostel||Dr. Santhosh Mathew||754||2654754||9487982282|
|13||Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Hostel||Mr. Mangkhollen Singhson||809||2654809||9442106179|
|14||Foreigh Student’s Hostel||Shri. M. Rejoyson Thangal||691||2654691||9042791943|
|15||Hostels (Section Officer)||–||634||—||—|
|16||Yamuna Hostel||Dr. Manisha Kumari||—||—||8056462485|
|17||Cauvery Hostel||DR. Rekha R.V||810||2654810||9443133141|
|18||Saraswathy Hostel||Dr. Syeda Noor Fathima||704||2654704||9655486156|
|19||Ganga Hostel||Dr. Sabiah||710||2654710||9626815299|
|20||Kalpana Chawla Hostel||Dr. Sudesh pundir||668||2654668||9443212530|
|21||Madame Curie Hostel||Dr. Valerie dkhar||765||2655765|
|22||Mother Teresa Mega Mess||—||—||—||—|
|23||Karaikal Centre (Boys – I)||Dr.S. Amilan||—||—||—|
|24||Karaikal Centre (Boys – II)||Dr.S.A. Senthil Kumar||—||—||—|
|25||Karaikal Centre (Women)||Dr. Sheena||—||—||—|
|26||Port Blair (Ladies)||Dr. Gadi Padmavati||—||—||—|
DETAILS OF ACCOMODATION IN THE HOSTELS
|SI.NO.||Name of Hostel||No.of Rooms||Occupancy|
| Hostels for Men|
|1.||Pavendar Bharathidasan Hostel||62||62|
|2.||Subramania Bharathi Hostel||62||62|
|6.||Ilango Adigal Hostel||48||96|
|10.||Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Hostel||74||209|
|11.||Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Hostel||74||190|
|12.||Foreign Students’ Hostel||16||32|
|Hostels for Women|
|17.||Kalpana Chawla Hostel||74||226|