With spacious, double occupancy rooms, with attached toilets in every room, access to WiFi and recreational facilities and a separate dining block, the hostels at IIT Palakkad is on par with the best available in any other IIT. Set up in a calm and safe environment the hostels are only 500 mts from the academic building. Boys and Girls hostels, and a mess block with dining facilities for 120 students at a time forms a separate secured block in the campus. Students residing in the hostels are provided with exclusive dining facility. This covers breakfast, lunch, evening coffee/tea and dinner. The menu for these is decided by an elected student body.
Each hostel has a common room for recreation which has a television, news papers and selected magazines (decided by the student body). There are guest rooms for visitors to the Institute faculty, staff and students.
The hostel have limited sports facility such as table tennis, volley ball / ball-badminton courts etc. The Institute has playfields for football, cricket, volleyball and basketball as well as a boxing area. A gymnasium with various equipment is part of the recreation facility.
A full-fledged hospital run by Ahalyia group of institutions takes care of the medical needs of the students, faculty and staff. All students of Institute are registered with the hospital and are also covered by a Medical Insurance scheme. Apart from general practitioners, services of leading specialists (on part-time basis) are provided by the hospital.
Canara Bank operates a branch within the campus. ATM’s of SBI and Canara Bank are housed on campus.
A few restaurants and a small provisions shop are available in the Ahalia Campus.