Hostel Facilities

  • 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.

    Sports Facility

    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.

    Medical Facility

    A full-fledged hospital run by Ahalia 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.

    Other Amenities

    A few restaurants and a small provisions shop are available in the Ahalia Campus. Transportation facilities have been arranged by the Institute for the students. Two buses ply from the Campus to the District Head Quarters at fixed schedules.

  • A brand new hostel is ready for the girl students. Rooms are spacious and they are twin shared with attached bathrooms. A mess caters to the taste buds of students of all regions, since the caterer is an experienced person who is running mess in several IITs & NITs. For the fitness of the students a full fledged gym is available in the hostel with several equipment including tread mills. Different games facilities are available to keep the mind and body of the inmates fit and healthy. Musical instruments have been provided in the hostel for the girls to relax. A recreation centre in the hostel has TV, newspapers and select magazines. The hostels rooms have 24×7 WiFi connectivity.Security guards take care of the safety round the clock and the building has been covered through CCTV surveillance. The students have medical insurance and a full fledged hospital in the campus takes care of any medical emergencies. The hostel is only 3 minutes walk from the academic block. The hostel is going to be a "Home Away Home" for the girls and they will be under the caring protection of a Warden.

    A vehicle is available for the Girls to commute up and down from the Hostel to Mess and Academic Block till midnight.

    For more information about the girls hostel and the general ambience of the institute, visit the Facebook page Athena - IIT Palakkad maintained by our students.

  • Mr. S. Samuel
    Advisor, Students' Matters
    Phone: +91-9497718135

    Dr.Arvind Ajoy
    Hostel Warden
    Phone: 04923 226414

    Dr.Jasine Babu
    Hostel Warden
    Phone: 04923 226394

    Dr.Swaroop Sahoo
    Hostel Warden
    Phone:04923 226415

    Dr. Abdul Salam
    Phone:04923 226500

    Ms.Susama Bera
    Hostel Manager
    Phone: 04923 226319