Staying in the campus is particularly attractive because resident students have access to several facilities. IITP has presently two boy’s hostel and one girl’s hostel that provides comfortable accommodation and are located close to the academic area. There are two married scholar’s apartments (located nearby campus) for PhD and Master’s students. The hostels are located in peaceful, clean, aesthetic environment in campus. Each Hostel in the Institute is self-contained with amenities such as a reading room, an indoor games room, a gymnasium and a dining hall with mess, along with various food joints and canteen in the Food court. The campus community forms a close knit group and you make friends for life here. Presently over 1500 students are residing in the hostels. Students have access to Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the buildings. In addition to the adequate health care facilities, all the students are covered under Vidyarthi Mediclaim Insurance Policy. Campus has a basketball court, a volleyball court, a tennis court, a badminton court, a cricket ground and a football ground.

The Associate Dean of Students, in his capacity as the President of the Board for Hostel Management, is the head of the hostel organization. He is assisted in his administrative responsibilities by the Wardens, Hostel Staffs and the Assistant Registrar (Student Affairs).

The students elect a student body once every year in the month of April which becomes a part of the College Gymkhana body.


The boys' hostel building is a 8-storey structure divided into 4 blocks viz. A,B,C,D. It's spread onto an area of 28849 Sqm. It has 912 rooms, all with a balcony, window, cupboard, and enough niches. The hostel has two common rooms used for recreational and co-curricular activities and a gymnasium. There are total of 6 lifts in the building. Watercoolers are installed on each floor. Fire extinguishers and other safety measures are taken care of. The building can resist high magnitude earthquakes.

The girls hostel is a 5-storey building with 2 blocks, A and B. There are total 108 rooms in the girls' hostel with each room being spacious and having 2 cupboards and a window. Both the blocks in the girls' hostel have 2 lifts and there are water coolers and washing machines on alternate floors. There are also geysers and fire extinguishers installed on every floor. There is 1 common room, 1 mess and a part of the common room is made into a gym. The girls' hostel also has a badminton court.

Seven more such boys hostels and 2 girls hostels are proposed in the plan.


Boys' hostel has a gymnasium on the first floor along side the common room. It has all the basic exercise equipments like dumbbells, barbells, bench press, etc. It also has other major equipments like tredmills, exercise bike, squat station, hammer strength machine, cables and pulleys, lat pull down machine, leg extension machine and few more.


Boys' Hostel has two mess halls on the ground floor and girls' hostel has one. They provide breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Messes follow a specific menu for the month. Every month, the mess menu gets changed. Coffee/tea is provided in the breakfast and snacks time. Students elects a mess secretary from all the years to look after the mess related issues. Messes are kept clean and the food is cooked and served in hygienic conditions.

Hostel Rules


The rules and guidelines for management of hall residence have been framed for the smooth functioning of the Institute. All the hall residents are requested to cooperate with the wardens for their efficient enforcement. They must also abide by the norms of conduct & discipline applicable for studentship at IIT Patna and follow in letter and spirit any regulation laid down regarding conduct in the hall. For infraction of discipline, Warden is the immediate concerned authority. Some of the rudimentary rules & regulations are as follows:

1.No student shall change or give up the assigned residence in any hall of residence without prior permission of concerned warden.
2.Students given accommodation in a hall of residence must fill in the student accommodation record and take possession of their room and furnishings under their own signature. They must also submit a copy of their recent passport size photograph to the warden's office for this purpose. This record must be updated for any subsequent changes.
3.The resident shall be responsible for the furnishings for the entire period of his/her stay at IIT Patna. Willful damage of furnishings due to improper handling and misuse shall be treated as an act of gross indiscipline and suitable action shall be taken.
4.Students shall be required to make their rooms available whenever required for repairs, maintenance, disinfection & inspection.
5.Students will be responsible for the safe keeping of their own property. In the event of oss of the personal property of a student due to theft, fire or any other cause, the Institute shall accept no responsibility and shall not be liable for payment of any compensation.
6.Use of electrical appliances like refrigerators & TV are strictly prohibited.
7.Engaging personal attendants and keeping pets by a student in any Hall of residence is strictly prohibited.
8.Acquaintances/Relatives/Friends etc of the opposite sex will not be permitted to visit individual rooms or stay in a student hostel. However a short duration visit to the common room/office room may be permitted by the warden on request. A record of all such visits shall be maintained.
9.Smoking is strictly prohibited.
10.Possession, distribution and consumption of alcohol, drugs and all other intoxicants are strictly banned.
11.Improper behavior with fellow students, staff, wardens, harassment of Juniors/Seniors, causing of disturbance to others etc will be treated as acts of indiscipline.
12.Indiscriminate fixing of pictures or writing of graffiti on the hall's wall is considered an act of indiscipline and individual(s) responsible for such act will be held responsible for the damage caused.
13.All residents shall strictly keep to the timings set down for meals and maintain decorum and decency regarding dress and behavior in the dining hall.
14.Any resident of Hall going out of hall premises between 10pm and 6am must sign a register, indicating his/her destination and time of out/return. It may be noted that permission to stay away from Hall beyond 10pm and 6am can only be granted when the resident is required to work in library, laboratory, computer room etc. For overnight or longer stay off campus, a resident must indicate his/her destination and expected duration of absence in writing to the warden.

Failure to comply with the requirements and procedures applicable to residents may lead to disciplinary action (s) which may include withholding of grades, withdrawal of permission to appear in examinations etc.

The hostel disciplinary committee will have the warden/Asst.Warden as the chairman, General Secretary of the hall and one student representative as members. Within 24 hrs of receiving any complaint (verbal, written) this committee will look into the allegations, evaluate them, conduct inquiry and after establishing with reasonable conviction, will award penalties/punishment to the student (s) as per the conduct and discipline rules.

Warden's Message

Dear Students,

It is a great pleasure and privilege for us to welcome you all at IIT Patna.

IIT Patna has a 500 acres sprawling lush green campus. With green patches, newly constructed buildings and playgrounds, the ambience of this IIT campus is worth appreciating. The pollution free environment, habited by numerous beautiful birds and animals will ensure that you have bundles of sweet memories to cherish after you graduate from IIT Patna.

We have a team of wardens for Boys hostel (Dr. Ajay D. Thakur, Dr. Shailesh Kumar Tiwari, Dr. Sourav Gur, Dr. Atanu Kumar Metya, Dr. Udit Satija, Dr. Rahul Kumar Singh) & Girls Hostel (Dr. Sweta Sinha, Dr. Trishikhi Raychoudhury). All wardens are faculty/scientist of different departments of the institute. As a member of team of wardens of different blocks (A, B, C, D) of the hostel of IIT Patna, Bihta, we are delighted to inform you all that the dedicated team of wardens are supported by adequate staff members and caretakers. All of us are committed to provide you all with utmost care for a comfortable stay coupled with desirable ambience for academic, cultural, extra-curricular and overall personality development.

The different blocks of the hostel of IIT Patna, Bihta function democratically where student residents play key role in the governance process as secretaries for various activities (e.g. mess, maintenance, cultural, technical, environmental, sports etc.). Team of wardens of different blocks of the hostel are the immediate advisor, friend, philosopher and guide to the students as and when need arises. For day-to-day activities related to hostel matter, adequate supporting staffs (caretaker, maintenance staff) are readily available. Each of the blocks of the hostel have complete internet connectivity with links to the virtual class rooms/NPTEL lectures, English Edge Software, indoor games facility, TV room, washing facility, canteen, and other utilities available at your doorstep.

We are very sure that you all will definitely enjoy your stay in the IIT Patna, Bihta and become responsible and enlightened citizens of India with capability to face and resolve all types of challenges in the greater interest of society and the country as a whole.

We wish you all the best for your comfortable, cordial and productive stay at IIT Patna.

Jai Hind

Wardens' Team
IIT Patna

Life at Hostel

Student Life

Beyond beds and books, hostel life grows up, is what they say. But at IIT Patna, hostel life is more than just books and the hostel rooms. It's about sharing, caring, exciting events, and a home away from home with a new family. Here, hostel life is filled with fun and frolic as well as some frisk of study.

Most of the students have their first time stay away from their parents when they come to IIT, but rest assured, there is nothing to worry about. The environment here is absolutely safe and secure. The community is very much caring and helpful. Starting to live in the hostel is like having unlocked a door to a treasure, a treasure of opportunities. IIT Patna community offers ample of diversified opportunities to aid student's personality development.

You can pursue whatever you want. You like dancing - there is dancing club, you like guitar - there is music club, you like robotics and exciting stuff - there is robotics club. Photography club (PIXXeL), Literary club, Programming club (NJACK), Entrepreneurship club (E-cell) and whatever your hobby is, you can always find peers with similar hobby in a club. You can dream whatever you want and chase it because sky is the limit. Within the first year, you may find yourself able to develop android apps or websites, just with the help of clubs.

No Ragging

At IIT Patna, ragging is completely prohibited. The Institute has zero tolerance towards ragging. In fact, when you start living at the hostels, you realize that the seniors are extremely helpful and are always there to guide their juniors with their experiences in various fields.

Living in the hostels with the seniors' help available at any hour truly makes the life at the hostels easier. You can learn a great deal from your seniors.

Annual Fest

Fests are important part of a student's life at IIT. These fests are completely organized by students themselves. On one hand, you get to relax from studies and enjoy, and on the other hand you gain several management and technical experiences that take you a long way in your life.

In Nebula, the freshers are given a party by the seniors which is usually organized in the 1st or 2nd week of August. This is where the freshers first interact with their seniors and get to know more about the college life.

Reverberance is organized during Diwali, in which cultural activities are held, like singing and dancing competitions along with open mic, band performances and hostel decoration competition.This celebration during Diwali in which the complete college campus is decorated with lights and rangoli, makes the college feel like home.

Celesta is the annual techno-management fest of IITP held in the month of October organised for 2 days during which many technical and management events are organized by each club.

Finally comes Anwesha, held during the last week of January which is the annual techno-cultural fest of IITP. This is the biggest fest of IITP. Anwesha spans for three to four days consisting of various cultural and technical events and the grand pro-nites on each night.

Annual fests are the time when everybody is filled with zeal and enthusiasm. This is the time when students learn about many things beside academics, by organising and participating in various events.


The Hostels are equipped with all the modern facilities. Students have access to the Internet via Wi-Fi, all 24 hours.

Hostel has a gymnasium for keeping your body fit, two common rooms for gatherings, recreational activities, watching TV and other interesting stuffs. There are table tennis and badminton courts inside the hostel premises. Basketball court, Tennis court and Volleyball court are located beside the hostel. Hostels have smart lighting system, water coolers and geysers on each floor. There are two mess, a magazine room, a doctor room on the ground floor.

Bed will be provided. Student have to purchase their own bed roll and pillow.

Everyday Activities

There are many activities going around in the hostel that makes hostel life fun. There are also inter block activities and competitions in sports and cultural fields. Students also go for sports practice, cycling, exercise and other recreational activities every evening. Last but not least the Birthdays....the celebration starts at midnight with cake, soft drinks and music. Celebrating birthdays in the hostels has become a tradition now and everyone looks forward to it.

Classes and Labs start from 8am in the morning till 5pm in the evening, 1-2 pm is the lunch break during which students go to the mess and have lunch. Saturday and Sunday are holidays during which students get time to relax, enjoy and do self study.

Last but not least the Birthdays....the celebration starts at midnight with cake and soft drinks! Celebrating birthdays in the hostels has become a tradition now and everyone looks forward to it.

Hostel Council

The Hostel council is constituted of cultural,mess,sports,environment,literary,technical, and maintenance secretaries. Each year of B.tech and M.tech have their own secretaries for each council. There is also a general secretary of each year heading all secretaries. These secretaries are elected by the hostel students through Gymkhana elections every year. These secretaries are responsible for proper functioning of their respective councils.

Hostel life is full of once in a life time memories which students cherish for the rest of their lives. So, to sum it up in short, that's our Hostel Life at IIT Patna... What we call "Home Sweet Home"!



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Dr. P. K. Tiwari

Dr. P. K. Tiwari

Associate Dean (Students Affairs)
Mobile: 06115-233-020

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Dr. Amit Kumar Verma

Dr. Amit Kumar Verma

Chairperson - Hostel affairs

Mobile: n/a


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Dr. Manish Singh

Dr. Manish Singh

Block: Warden Boy's Hostel Kalam(Block A and B)
Department: Asst. Professor, MME
Mobile: +91-6115-233-8966

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Dr. Shailesh Kumar Tiwari

Dr. Shailesh Kumar Tiwari

Block: Warden (Boy’s Hostel, Kalam Block C & D)
Department: Assistant Professor, Department of MA
Mobile: 06115-233-074

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Dr. Chandra Shekhar Prajapati

Dr. Chandra Shekhar Prajapati

Block: Warden (Married and C V Raman Hostel)
Department: Assistant Professor, Deptt of Physics
Mobile: 06115-233-141

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Dr. T. Rajagopala Rao

Dr. T. Rajagopala Rao

Block: Warden Aryabhata A1 & A2 Block
Department: Asst. Professor, Chemistry
Mobile: 06115-233-238

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Dr. Suraj Suman

Dr. Suraj Suman

Block: Warden Aryabhata B1 & B2 Block
Department: Asst. Professor, Department of EE
Mobile: n/a

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Dr. K. Saloni

Dr. K. Saloni

Block: Warden (Asima Hostel)
Department: Assistant Professor, Department of MA
Mobile: 06115-233-121

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Dr. Pradhi Rajeev

Dr. Pradhi Rajeev

Block: Associate Warden (Asima Hostel)
Department: Assistant Professor, Department of CEE
Mobile: n/a


Mr. Amit Kumar (Senior Assistant)


Mob: +91-6115-233 132

Mr. ANURAG MANDAL (Junior Assistant)


Mob: +91-6115-233 132

Mr. Suchit Tiwari


Mob: 9122737307

Mr. IMRAN NAZIR (Caretaker, Kalam Hostel)


Mob: 6206250769

Security Kalam Hostel

APJ Kalam Hostel

Phone: +91-6115-233 356


Mr. Anurag


Mob: +91-6115-233 355

Mr. ShashiBhushan


Mob: +91-6115-233 355

Mr. Samad


Mob: 9931405122

Security Raman Hostel

C V Raman Hostel

Phone: +91-6115-233 965


Ms. Nishita Singh


Mob: 06115-233-455

Ms. Anamika Singh


Mob: 9771000367

Mrs. Neelam Devi


Mob: +91 7004655822

Ms. Minnat Noori


Mob: +91 9798402929

Security Girl's Hostel

Asima Hostel

Phone: +91-6115-233 135

Aryabhatta Hostel Contacts

Mrs. Supriya


Mob: 9122458200

Mr. Naushad Hussain


Mob: 9060075032

Mr. Imran Nazir


Mob: +91 7766842737


Deepak Kumar Chourasia

Security Officer

Mob: +91-6115-233-107

Mr. Kamlesh


Mob: 9304994825

Mr. Santosh


Mob: 8541872683

Mr. Kunal


Mob: 9973359488

Hospital Reception No.

Mob: +91-6115-233-800

Mr. Bhola Jee

Medical Staff, NSMCH Hospital

Mob: 9264193928

Mr. Navin Kuman Nayan

Junior Medical Attendant

Mob: 8210947130


NSMCH Hospital

Mob: 9264193927