There are total 13 hostels in IIT Varanasi in which 11 are for boys and 2 are for girls. Hostel fee is nominal about INR 24,000 including mess charge. Not allowed. Among all IIT's in India, IIT Varanasi is considered the best in terms of food. Under the mess charge about INR 24000 per year. Not so good as it is the oldest university of India which became an IIT in 2012 infrastructure is just satisfactory or less.
A total of 10-12 hostels for IIT. College food is above average and nearby markets are cheap for the kind of food they provide. Infrastructure isn't really that nice.
There are 90 plus hostels and the average fee is INR 12000 per semester, The cost of per meal is INR 40/- in the mess.The classrooms are of good quality and the library and lab are also great.Each classroom is wifi enabled.
The Institute of Technology Library system consists of a Main Library, and five departmental libraries which collectively support teaching, research and extension programs of the institute. All students, faculty members and employees of the institute are entitled to make use of the library facilities on taking library membership. The library, besides having a huge collection of books on engineering, science and technology offers library services through its various divisions.
The library has a rich collection of books on engineering, Science & technology and a little collection in the areas of humanities and social sciences. The library also has a very good collection of bound volume of old (Since 1918) and new periodicals, codes and, standards etc.
The total collection of the library as on 31st March 2014 is as following:
Books (Reference, General) = 85,555
Text Book Bank = 18,017
Sc/ST Book Bank = 8,740
Bound volume of periodicals = 17,738
Thesis = 221
Compact Discs = 611
11 hostels, 9 are meant for the boys and the remaining two for the girls. Hostels have their own common room, badminton courts, and volleyball courts and are always full of life. Each hostel has its own hangout corner. Each hostel has its own mess service, each of which is supervised by student volunteers who decide on the menu with the Mess Maharaj.
Institute has spacious classrooms, which are well equipped with modern facilities, such as audio systems, Overhead Projectors, LCD projectors, DVD players and television sets. The seating contours are specially designed for comfort, which is necessary for concentrated study. They are designed to provide students with complete comfort for the intense hours of classrooms teaching and interaction.
All the laboratories of the institute are well kit out with latest apparatus. The laboratories of the institute assist students and faculty in their research and assists student in their practical. The computer lab of the institute is fully fit out with latest systems, scanner, printer etc.