There are 5 hostels for boys and 3 hostels for girls. The classrooms are really good. Campus is beautiful but small. There is centralized AC.
There are 3 hostel for boys and 1 hostel for girls. PGs are not available but you can get the room available on rents. Classroom quality is good and is improving day by day.
The Jhalwa campus includes three Computer Centers with several labs each, lecture halls, a newly built auditorium, electronic library, and a residential campus. Various other facilities are under development.
The NSC complex includes five laboratories, eight computer laboratories, five lecture halls, a conference room, auditorium, library, cafeteria, office space and other facilities. The total covered area is about 25,000 sq. ft. Besides this, there is an open space of 50,000 sq. ft. that is used for parking, lawns and sporting activities.
Elements of the new campus
The new campus has been developed on 100 acres of land at Devghat, Jhalwa, on the outskirts of Allahabad.
The lecture theater complex has pentagonal lecture halls seating 100 students. Multimedia labs, tutorial rooms, faculty rooms, language labs and meeting rooms are also included. The basement of the building contains the air-conditioning plant and other service machinery.
Also present is an electronic library that provides students with connectivity to the latest technological material through networked workstations. There will be a total of 140 systems distributed over two floors. Reading space is provided at convenient locations.
The central portion has computer labs, while the arms of the building house faculty rooms and classrooms. The building has three levels, with an area of approximately 3820 sq.m. The total covered area in the academic campus is approximately 15,600 sqm. Dholpur stone and rough cast plaster are the two main finishes chosen for the building exteriors.
Sports facilities are located within the main campus, with a 500-seat sports complex.
This infrastructure is proposed to accommodate the needs of the institute for more than a decade.
The students have access to a regular bus service from the Jhalwa campus to central Allahabad (the Nehru Science Centre campus). The bus service also covers the Naini and Civil Lines areas.
The residential campus consists of a mens" hostel with capacity for 240 students, womens" hostel for 60 students, 40-room air-conditioned guest house and staff residences for senior professors and other staff. Faculty hostels with two-room and one-room units meant for visiting professors are also be provided.
There are separate hostels for men and women, with single rooms (for the senior most batches) and twin sharing rooms. The spacious accommodations are provided with computers, along with 24-hour backup power supply. The hostel mess caters to the students' meals. Facilities for recreation and sports like cricket, football, badminton and table tennis are available with more on the way.
The IIIT-A central library has a repository of more than 50000 books concerning myriad disciplines of study such as pure and applied sciences, computer science, information technology, electronics and communication technology, information security and management. It can accommodate up to 150 students at a time.
The e-media section of the library has 50 computer systems and is largely meant for facilitating e-reading amongst the students. A collection of more than 2000 CDs equipped with drivers, tools and recorded lectures aim at enhancing the conceptual understanding of the students on various subjects and topics. It also proves handy for students who prepare for placements.
The institute has subscribed to a large number of online resources such as journals and other publications such as IEEE, Emerald Insight, ACM, Springer, Science Direct, Scopus, JCCC (Bibliographical database) and Sage Publications which deals with Criminology and Criminal Justice and Management organization and Studies wherein the publishers provide IP authenticated access to multiple user accessibility with unlimited download facility.
The in-house developed automated library management system with its web portal provide the facility of accessing the information related to the availability and non availability of books for issuing and reserving them beforehand. The library also has subscribed to more than 50 daily newspapers, magazines and newsletters. A dedicated team of librarian and staff ensure timely upkeep and smooth management of the resources. The library opens 7 days a week and encourages the reading and academic endeavors of the students.
A well maintained football ground – complete with spectator stands serves as the principal venue for most of the sports events organized by “Spirit” – the sports club of IIIT-Allahabad. A duly marked athletic track circumscribing the ground serves to provide for a safe track for not only the athletic events – but the early morning joggers as well.
Aquatic sports are catered to by a 25*12m swimming pool that is maintained to strict hygiene standards.
The institute also provides flood lit basketball, tennis and squash courts to ensure that students have sufficient venues to engage in games of their choice. To further complement these venues, the air-conditioned Student Activity Center (SAC) also houses a table tennis facility along with a billiards room for those interested in indoor activities.
The health center of the institute is a 24×7 functional body that provides OPD care and first aid facilities for the residents where prompt treatment for ailments and small wounds can be availed.
A multi-bed hospital meant for admitting students with greater illness is also maintained. Facilities like ECG and Pathology for basic routine tests on weekdays are also available and can be availed as per need.
The Medical Claim and Accidental Insurance Policy (MCAIP) ensure timely hospitalization and the best of treatments available for the students. An ambulance meant for transporting patients from institute to Nazareth Hospital and SRN Hospital in case of major illness or emergency is available round the clock. Homeopathic treatment is available on selected days.
The students are required to reveal their medical history of any type and nature such as asthma, epilepsy, HTN, diabetes or any other chronic illness, during the time of admissions so that proper treatment and care can be provided to them during emergencies or otherwise. A team of well qualified doctors headed by CMO Dr. R Dayal, ensure the best of health care for the residential students.
The Boys Hostel Campus consisting of BH1, BH2, BH3 and BH4, situated across the road from the main campus, is a vibrant place allotted to the present students and research scholars of the campus. With a residential capacity exceeding 800 and a new hostel BH5 coming up and soon to be operational, the boys hostel campus is the perfect place to be at peace and rest or to put in more of one’s strength and energy when not involved elsewhere in some other pursuit of life which may not include academics.
The centrally air conditioned mess in each of the hostels fulfill the dining requirements of the students and also ensure that the students are able to dine with ease and comfort.
Recreational facilities include provision for sports such as Volley ball, Badminton, Table tennis etcetera and are complimented with gymnasium, common TV rooms. These facilities provide for sufficient avenues for students to relax and decompress from the demanding academic activities.
IIIT Allahabad provides hostel facility with a homely environment to the lady scholars of the institute. It consists of three hostels GH1, GH2, GH3 constituting separate air conditioned mess and gym facilities with 24hrs guidance of caretakers.
For the all round development, the students can access the facility of basketball court, badminton court. Wardens visit the hostel regularly to monitor and ensure the proper functioning of the hostels and the comfort of the students. Major discussions and activities among the students can be carried out in the common room. Timings are strictly adhered to for the incoming and outgoing of the students for their safety. Regular attendance is taken by the caretaker. Ample green cover all around the residential area provides a visually appealing and healthy environment for the residents. Different festivals and cultural events are celebrated together within the hostel campus in a very friendly and homely atmosphere.
Night canteens within the boys and girls hostel premises facilitate the dietary requirements of the students after the normal dining hours – especially when the students are busy burning the midnight oil.