There are five hostels on campus, three for Gents and two for Ladies.The Mahodadhi Gents’ Hostel has accommodated 280 boarders, the Meghasan Gents’ 80, the Mahanadi Gents’ 75, the Mahadevi Ladies’ Hostel 220 and the Mandakini Ladies Hostel 250 boarders in the current academic session. Students seeking accommodation in hostels should mention this by writing “HOSTEL” in capital letters at the top of the front page of their application forms at the time of applying for admission into the college. Selection is held on the basis of merit. Code of Conduct for Boarders
a) No boarder is permitted to change his seat without the permission of the Superintendent.
b) Study hours shall be strictly observed on all days during the session from 7 A.M. to 9 A.M. & 7 P.M. to 9 P.M. except festive days.
c) Absence from hostel for a day or more shall be intimated to the Hostel Office /Superintendent.
d) Every boarder is responsible for taking care of hostel property they use. Boarders will be charged for all damages caused to the hostel. Every boarder leaving his room even for a few minutes has to switch off the light and the fan supplied to them.Boarders are not permitted to use any electrical appliances (such as heater) other than those provided to them for use in the room. Boarders will make their own arrangements for electric bulbs.
e) In order to safeguard against theft, boarders are advised to use strong type of locks.
f) No ward / servant or any other hostel or mess employee can be asked by a boarder to do any job exclusive of personal nature.
g) A boarder is not allowed to keep any visitor in his room during the study hours or at night. Visitors are not allowed to see the boarders in their rooms during study hours. In case of emergency, a visitor should wait at the entrance with intimation to the boarder concerned and the boarder will come out to meet him/her.
h) Only in exceptional circumstances, the natural guardian of a boarder of the same sex may be permitted, with previous sanction from the superintendent, to reside in the hostel for one night provided that his/her visit has reference to the interest or welfare of the boarder.
i) Hostel TV shall not be played loudly at any time so as to cause disturbance to the boarders of the adjacent rooms. The daily newspapers/magazines meant for the common room shall not go outside or to any room of the boarders.
B. The following shall be considered breach of discipline : Violation of discipline leads to severe punishment which may go to the extent of expelling the unrnly boarder.
a) Absence from hostel without leave.
b) Continuous neglect of studies.
c) Want of cleanliness and tidiness inthe rooms.
d) Sitting outside the rooms on the verandah and roofs.
e) Singing or playing of any musical instruments, except during the observance of cultural programmes.
f) Making a noise.
g) Cycling on the verandah and playing inside the hostel
h) Writing, spitting or in any other way of disfiguring the walls, doors or windows of the buildings.
i) Keeping in possession and /or using of mobile phones.
i) Holding any meeting in the hostel without the approval of the Superintendent.
j) Calling bad names or showing any other derogatory behavior towards the hostel and mess employees.
k) Use of heaters in the rooms.
l) Use of drugs, intoxicants or consumption of alcoholic drinks.
m)Smoking inside the hostel premises.
n) Ragging in any form.
o) Misconduct of any other description.
C. Residence Committee A Committee consisting of the Principal, Vice-Principal, the Superintendents and other nominated members shall constitute the Residence Committee to frame guidelines and policy relating to admission and management of all hostels of the College. Members:
1. The Principal is the ex-officio Chief Superintendent of all hostels.
2. Superintendents of all Hostels.
3. Assistant Superintendents of all Hostels.
4. The Vice-Principal.
5. Wardens of Hostels Functions of Residence Committee:
1. The Residence Committee will discuss and fix mess charges and establishment charges to be collected from boarders during an academic session.
2. It will fix the remuneration of hostel workers and their duties. They will see to it that parity is maintained between workers of different hostels as far as practicable.
3. All decisions taken in the Residence Committee should be communicated to the members of the committee individually through circulation. 4. Important decisions of the Residence Committee are to be incorporated in the college Calendar.
5. The Vice-Principal will act as the convenor of the Residence Committee and he will be responsible for the circulation of the minutes of the meeting.
6. The Residence Committee may requisition the services of a teacher of commerce department/economics department/ govt. auditor for conducting annual audit of the hostels.
7. During audit of hostel accounts, the following registers should be presented to the audit team for verification.
a) Hostel Cash Book
b) Hostel Receipt Books
c) Guard file showing all vouchers day-wise and month wise.
d) Bank Pass Book and other deposits.
e) Acquittance Register of hostel employees.
f) Mess Register (Daily Meal Register)
g) Refund of Caution Money Register.
h) Stock Register.
8. The Residence Committee should meet at least thrice during an academic session.