Hostels

Hostel Facilities: Currently there are seven hostels spread over the Mandi town (five) and the Kamand Campus (two). Each hostel is managed by a Warden, ably assisted by an Assistant Warden, both faculty members, a caretaker and a dedicated team of support staff and guards. There are two Girls' Hostels, Renuka in Mandi and Chandra Taal at Kamand. And five Boys' Hostels, four in Mandi and one at Kamand. Students play an important role in the management of the hostels. They are represented by elected secretaries who help the Wardens in the day to day smooth running of the hostels. Mess in each hostel provides homely food. Common rooms are equipped with LCD TVs, table tennis facilities and ample seating. Reading rooms are provided with internet connected PCs and tables and chairs for studying. Comfortable Visitors' Rooms are open till 10:00PM in case students have visitors.

Renuka Hall: Renuka Hall, the first hostel for girl students of IIT Mandi, currently accommodates around 35 students. It is located adjacent to the Administration Block, just above the Mandi Bus stand. Facilities in the hostel include an attached mess providing homely food, including South Indian items, a visitors' room, badminton court, Wi-Fi connection in the rooms, LCD TV, washing machine with helper to wash clothes, etc. The warden, assistant warden and resident warden are ably assisted by a caretaker, support staff and guards. The elected student body gives their inputs for the smooth and proper functioning of the hostel on a daily basis.

Beas Kund Hall: Beas Kund Hall for MS/PHD students, where 10 male students are accommodated, is adjacent to the Administration Block, just above the Mandi Bus stand. Suvalsar: Suvalsar for first year students, where 95 male students are accommodated, is adjacent to the Academic Block, just opposite the Mandi Bus stand. Facilities:- Attached mess providing homely food, including South Indian items, Visitors room, LCD TV, Washing Machine, Table Tennis, Badminton & Volley Ball courts etc. A care taker to look after the daily routine matters along with a warden and assistant warden to address the problems of the students on a day to day basis.

Dashir: Dashir for second and third year students, where 104 male students are accommodated, inside Mandi Town, at a distance of 2 km from the Mandi Bus stand. Facilities:- Attached mess providing homely food, including South Indian items, Wi-Fi internet connection, Visitors room, LCD TV, Washing Machine, Table Tennis, Badminton court etc. A care taker to look after the daily routine matters along with a warden & assistant warden to address the problems of the students on a day to day basis.

Chandra Taal: Chandra Taal girl’s hostel with a touch of serenity is situated in the south campus of IIT Mandi. The hostel is a thermally insulated pre-fabricated building with a capacity of 33 students. Every room is furnished with cots, tables, chairs, almirahs, fans and tube lights. Facilities like 42 inch LED Television, washing machine, Hot and cold water, RO purifiers, Wi-Fi internet connection, sports facility like badminton are available. In addition, in the premises, within few minutes of walk, there is common mess facility, provisional store, night canteen, ATM facility, medical facility, various Labs, workshops, class rooms etc.
The hostel administration includes a warden, an assistant warden, one assistant administrator, one dedicated caretaker and several supporting staffs (security guards, cleaning staffs, electricians, plumbers, etc.). The hostel administration along with the elected student governing body of the hostel ensures transparency and efficient management of the hostel.

Prashar: Prashar hostel is the first permanent hostel in the institute’s main campus in Kamand. The building has been constructed deploying the latest technology of using pre-fabricated materials. The salient feature of this type of construction is that the rooms have excellent insulation, i.e., they remain cool during hot summers and warm during cold winters.

Prashar hostel students have several facilities like in-house gym, several sports facilities (table-tennis, badminton, cricket, volleyball, etc.) within the premises, Wi-Fi internet connection, a 50 inch LCD television, top range music system, washing machines, RO water purifiers, etc. In addition, the provisions store, night canteen, mechanical workshop and computer lab located in close proximity of the hostel provides a vibrant campus life to this hostel. Above all, the serene surroundings of the Kamand valley adds life to the hotel and campus living.
Prashar hostel also encompasses a huge dining hall with a seating capacity of 150 people at a time. Furthermore, the hostel is located at the center of the campus just within a few minutes of walk from the labs and classrooms. Prashar hostel is the first among all the hostels of IIT Mandi to move towards full computerization and office automation. It will also be the first to implement food waste management.
The hostel administration includes a warden, an assistant warden, one assistant administrator, two dedicated caretakers and several supporting staffs (security guards, cleaning staffs, electricians, plumbers, etc.). The hostel administration along with the elected student governing body of the hostel ensures transparency and efficient management of the hostel.