Campus Life

Hostels and Accomodation

As majority of the students studying different programmes in the University Departments are hailing from places away from Tiruchirappalli, the University provides hostel facilities for the needy students at an affordable cost. At present, there are nine hostels in the University. Among them, four hostels are meant for boys and the remaining five hostels are for girls. While the Sindhu and Gangai Hostels are located at the Khajamalai Campus, all the other hostels are in the Palkalaiperur main campus. Totally, there are 1860 students staying in the hostels. Among them 801 are boys and 1059 are girls. The hostels were started over different periods of time: Sindhu Hostel: 1974; Cauvery and Ponni Hostels: 1993; Porunai Hostel: 2003; Mullai, Kurinji and Vaigai Hostels: 2008; and Bhavani Hostel: 2009. Among all the Hostels, the Porunai hostel is meant exclusively for the male research scholars and Kurinji hostel is meant exclusively for the female research scholars. There are separate integrated dining halls for boys and girls.

The hostel rooms are provided with fans, good lighting, adequate water facility, recreation centre, playing ground, news papers and magazines. Each hostel is provided with a television and cable connectivity. Similarly, all the hostels have Wi-Fi facility and thereby the students can access internet from their respective rooms using their lap-tops. The hostels are provided with a good hygienic cooking facility and spacious dinning halls. There is 24 hours watch and ward for women’s hostels. Each hostel is provided with hot water facility in the bathrooms. The hostels have Grievance Redressal Committee and Purchase Committee which meet once in a month. The hostels are provided with telephone facility to receive calls from outside.


The administration of the hostels are looked after by (a) the Warden / Registrar (b) Hostel Administrator (c) Deputy Wardens (d) Residential Tutors (e) Supervisors (f) Office Assistants and others. Similarly, the Khajamalai Campus has a compact hostel with limited number of students staying there. The BIM has its own hostel facility for their students.




Hostel Related Forms

 Hostel Forms 2018-19
 Hostel Rules 2018-19

Features and Facilities

1. Low Rent
2. Dividing system for boarding
3. Purified drinking water
4. Modern kitchens with FSSAI Approval
5. 24 X 7 Security Personnel
6. 24 X 7 CCTV Surveillance Cameras 5. 24 X 7 Internet facility with WIFI
6. Integrated dining hall
7. A seperate computing laboratory for each hostel

Facilities in the Campus for Faculty / Staff / Students / Visitors

1. Guest House
2. Faculty and Staff Quarters
3. Post Office
4. Bank
5. Canteen
6. Communication Facilities
7. Electricity and Lighting
8. Transport
9. Vehicular Parking