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Hostels & Facilities
(Q1) What kind of hostel facility will be provided in IIT Jodhpur?
  Each student will be provided with a separate hostel room (~80 square feet). The room will be air-cooled, and have basic furniture (table, chair, bed and almirah) and Internet connection. The hostel (of 236 rooms) will have a gymnasium, a games room, a TV room, a music room, and a reading room. The Dining Hall caters to 1000 students. It will have separate vegetarian and non-vegetarian kitchens and dining areas, along with a generic food court.

(Q2) How is hostel allocation done?
  The allocation of hostels is done under the supervision of the Chairman, Wardens Committee.
  There is a separate hostel for girls.

(Q3) What facility will be there in my hostel room?
  Each student is allotted a single room. Each room in the hostel is equipped with basic facilities like fan, light, 1 almirah, 1 bed, 1 table and 1 chair.

(Q4)    What essential things should I bring?
  Apart from clothes, personal items, and study material, you are advised to bring a mattress, pillow, bucket, mug, etc. Alternately, you can buy them locally.

(Q5)  Can I bring any personal electrical items?
  No. You cannot bring any of the electric items, like water heaters, iron, table fan, and electric stove, for your personal use. Use of any such equipment in hostel rooms is strictly prohibited.

(Q6) Am I allowed to bring my bike/car to the campus?
  No. Use of motorised bike/scooter/car by students is prohibited on the campus. But, you can have a bicycle on campus.

(Q7) I do not have a laptop yet. Is a computing facility available?
  The Institute runs a Computer Center with desktop computers for students use as a regular facility. You can use the same.

(Q8)    Jodhpur city being very hot during summers, will coolers be provided in the hostels?
  The hostel rooms in the Permanent Campus of IIT Jodhpur are air cooled. Hence, no personal coolers are permitted in the hostel rooms.

(Q9) In case of an issue with electricity or fixtures or water or services in hostel rooms, what should I do?
  Please contact the Staff Members in the Hostel Office, register your complaint. Attempts will be made to resolve the issue within 24 hours.

(Q10) Do you have necessary facilities like a post office, banks, canteen and others at your Institute?
 
The campus of IIT Jodhpur is well guarded and equipped with basic amenities including Wi-Fi, recreational rooms and a computer center. Presently, the campus provides accommodation for Faculty Members and Officers. Development of residential facility is underway for the Staff Members of the Institute. Transport facility is available between the Institute and various places in Jodhpur City. Following are some basic facilities made available on campus:
(a)  ATM & Bank: The residential area has a branch of State Bank of India (SBI) as well as an ATM of SBI enabling students to make transactions with ease..
(b) Food Court: There is a Food Court in the Campus. It provides hygienic food, fresh juices and various other snacks till late hours in the night.
(c) Gymnasium: A well-equipped gymnasium is present on campus, which is operational during 5 am to 10 pm. Students can avail this facility to stay healthy and to maintain his/her physique.
(d) Dining Service: Dining Service is available on the Campus. The Dining Hall offers good quality food, regularly monitored by the Wardens for hygiene and nutritional values, and provided at affordable cost.
(e) Shops: A shopping complex catering to the various primary needs of students are available on Campus.
(f) Transport Services: The Institute has a bus service running between the Institute and various places in the City of Jodhpur at regular intervals.
(g) Entertainment Room: Every hostel consists of recreation facilities (like TV Rooms, where students can enjoy matches and watch movies) along with indoor games (like table tennis).

(Q11)  What about medical facilities?
  The campus has a primary Health Center for providing routine health services to the patients round the clock. Also, the Institute has its ambulance services available round-the-clock.
  Besides the Health Center, the Institute has empanelled six hospitals in the city of Jodhpur, namely:
(1) ASG Eye Hospital, Jodhpur
(2) Goyal Hospital & Research Centre, Jodhpur
(3) Kamla Nagar Hospital, Jodhpur
(4) Medipulse Hospital, Jodhpur
(5) Vasan Eye Care Hospital, Jodhpur
Two of these hospitals have specializations in ophthalmology, one in orthopedic, and the remaining three hospitals are the best known general purpose hospitals in the city. For specialized medical attention, doctors at our Health Center refer patients to one of these hospitals. In addition to these six hospitals, the city has a Medical College and three hospitals run by Government of Rajasthan. Also, the city has an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur. Besides, there is Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Ayurved University, which runs academic programs and a hospital, in our neighbourhood. Also, the Institute has constituted a Medical Board consisting of Senior Doctors from the Medical College and the AIIMS; advice is taken for enhancement of medical services of the Health Centers, and in critical medical cases further, IIT Jodhpur has empaneled two hospitals in Jaipur. These two hospitals are accredited by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare, and patients can be referred to these hospitals as per the need of the treatment.
  In case of requirement of medical treatment or any health issue, please contact the Hostel Staff and report to the Health Center. Doctors and Nursing Staff are available in the Health Center, round-the-clock.

(Q12) How to get a medical booklet and why is it mandatory?
  The medical booklet will be provided to the students at the time of registration. This booklet is mandatory to receive treatment at the Institute Health Centers, because it provides an official record of the medical history of the student, which will enable the student to receive right and better treatment.

(Q12) What about availability of counselling services to overcome any emotional or stress issues?
  The Institute has a Counselling Services team and a dedicated Student Counsellor available at both the Academic and Residential Campuses. Also, the Institute has arrangements with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur whose professional psychological services are availed.

(Q13) What are security arrangements on the campus?
  Campus of IIT Jodhpur is secured throughout the day. The Institute has round-the-clock, dedicated, professional security arrangement on Campus. Also, every hostel is manned with one security guard. Entry and exit are registered of each visitor.
  Girls Hostel has a separate entrance and is manned by female security guards. Besides, for girl students, there is a functional Women Cell. In case of any matters related to harassment or insecurity, Convenor of the Women Cell can be contacted.
 

 
 
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