Welcome to HOSTELS of IISc. It comprises over three thousand rooms spread over many hostel blocks. It has a great history whose rooms have given accomodation to many of the country's most eminent persons. The ethno-modern conglomeration of various hostel blocks of IISc have always been a sense of pride to the students and alumni of IISc.


Indian Institute of Science, one of the premier research institutes of India, is a fully residential institute. There are 15 independent hostel blocks that includes separate ladies blocks and gents blocks. The hostels are nestled in lush green surroundings with open courtyards in most of them. No two hostels are alike. Limited Accommodation for married Students is also available on campus. There are single and double room apartments for married students to stay with their families. Guest rooms for visiting parents of students are available. The hostel complex also houses small utility shops like bakery, laundry, cycle repair, hair cutting and pharmacy. There are also different Mess facilities for students to choose from, depending on their tastes. The Messes cater to both Vegetarian and non-Vegetarian students. Besides excellent rooms for students to stay, facilities like television, newspapers, geysers, cleaning, security and other facilities are also provided by the Institute. All in all, the hostel life in IISc is one of the most enviable among the student community, providing the students with a conducive atmosphere for research and learning.