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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT (ISM)] Dhanbad - Hostels and Facilities

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Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electrical Engineering), batch of 2021

There is a Total of 8 Hostel 5 for boys and 3 for girls named on precious Gemstones. Hostel fee is 20,000 per semester which is 4000 per month including Mess food.

Outside the college, the environment is very bad so I do not suggest to take any an Outside PG's.

Food cost is 100 per day Including 4 times i.e breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner.

Quality of Classrooms, Labs, Libraries, dining halls, is good They are clean and having a smart learning system. The whole campus has Wifi.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2020
  • The Classrooms and Laboratories at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT (ISM)] Dhanbad are well equipped and well furnished.
  • 24 hrs Internet facility is provided at the Labs and now in the following couple of months, the whole campus will be made Wi-Fi.
  • Hostels are available inside the ISM, Dhanbad campus and there are 7 boys hostels and 3 girls hostels.
    Bigger hostel projects are set to start in a year which can accommodate about 5,000 students each.
  • The Quality of Food is really good at the canteen and is regularly inspected by a team of college students and concerned officials.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2018
  • All the programs run by the institute are essentially residential programs. The institute provides rooms in the hostel to all students. The students stay in a healthy atmosphere and perfect living conditions along with friends to share the precious moments of life. Separate hostels for boys and girls with modern amenities help the students to pursue their education in a homely environment. In order to accommodate all students in the school, a number of hostels available in the campus and some mega hostels are under construction. IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has 10 hostels - seven for boys and three for girls. All hostels have a mess, canteen, badminton courts and common halls (having TV and pool tables). The newly constructed hostels of boys and girls also have gyms in their compound, which are in addition to the main gym that is for all IIT (ISM) students. 
  • Each hostel has its own mess which has been outsourced to good catering and mess companies. They operate within the hostel allotted.


  • The IIT (ISM) Dhanbad campus comprises academic buildings, student hostels with a 100% residential facilities for faculty, staff, and students. The Health Center provides medical care to students, teachers, staff and their family members. IIT (ISM) Dhanbad is home to the Geological Museum, the Seismic Observatory, a Data Processing Laboratory, the Long Wall Mine Gallery and the Remote Sensing Laboratory.
  • The Central Library is automated and provides services seven days a week, catering to more than 5500 users belonging to 17 departments and centers. The library houses 80,000 books, 8000 Ph.D. thesis, and dissertations, 35,000 bound volumes of journals etc.
  • The campus has outdoor and indoor facilities for sports like athletics, cricket, football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton, squash and table tennis. Interested students are also trained in combat sports such karate and boxing. Students choose between National Cadet Corps (NCC), National Service Scheme (NSS), National Sports Organisation (NSO) and yoga for an extracurricular activity.
  • The Student Activity Centre (SAC) has a swimming pool, gym, food cafe, and music club.

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017
  • Hostels are enough and even more are coming up. 5 hostels are there are 3 for boys, 2 for girls and  for international students in Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT (ISM)] Dhanbad.
  • The hostel rate is so low that pg will be relatively more expensive outside.
  • Food served is good and healthy and the complaints are heard quickly.
  • Cost per meal is less.
  • Accommodation and Mess both included costs is Rs. 30,000 per year and the days you are not eating the food gets refunded in your account effectively.
  • the internet is provided for 24 hours, Wifi access is not everywhere but in departments although a 10gb optical network is coming up on the campus.
  • A huge library of 7 floors is coming up. Books and online reading materials are more than enough.
  • Dining halls are well maintained and the classrooms are fully equipped with everything like projectors, screens etc.

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Master of Technology [M.Tech] Reviews

Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2017
  • The overall experience is good at Indian School of Mines University.
  • Quality classrooms, labs and library are good and well maintained.
  • Hostel facility is also good in this college.

  • In Indian School of Mines University, all hostels have Mess and Canteens attached.
  • The quality of food is good as compare to other colleges.
  • PG option is also available nearby colleges.

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Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Electrical Engineering), batch of 2015
  • There is 10 hostel for boys and 2 hostel for girls and the fee for each student is Rs 30,000 per year.
  • The food quality in Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT (ISM)] Dhanbad is nice.

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Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT (ISM)] Dhanbad Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure Facilities at Indian Institute of Technology, [IIT (ISM)] Dhanbad:

Central Library:

  • Central Library provides academic and research support to all students and staff in terms of reference services, semester exam preparations, project writings, research, and etc.
  • The Central Library is fully automated with records management, information retrieval, and service delivery.
  • The library has developed several databases over the years now it contains 137,725 books, 40,360 bound volumes of journals, 22 current journals, 10,967 theses and dissertations, and around 50 periodic magazines.
  • IIT (ISM) Dhanbad central library also possesses e-Books, on a perpetual access basis from Springer, Taylor & Francis netBases, e-books.
  • Students can access the library online through Online Public Access Catalogue
    (OPAC) touch-screen kiosks connected to the library’s Local Area Network (LAN) as well as WebOPAC link on the library’s website.
  • They maintain their electronic database of its printed sources.
  • Library maintains its own official website that helps students in information search from the library through a web-based online public access catalog (WebOPAC) on campus-wide LAN.
  • The Central Library is a nodal center to cooperate with the National Digital Library (NDL) Project headquartered at IIT Kharagpur.

Computer Center:

  • The Computer center provides information and communication technology and computer-related facilities.
  • IIT (ISM) Dhanbad is in the process of building its best Central computing and DataBase center to meet its computing networking needs.
  • The institute wants to build an ideal IT learning hub for all their students and staff to start and enhance their skills at all levels.
  • They have an augmented network line of 144 core optical fiber with 40 Gbps speed.

Central Workshop:

  • The workshop has a wide range of manufacturing facilities catering to the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Central Workshop facilities include Forging, Carpentry, Fitting and Sheet Metalworking, Welding, Casting and Machining, Induction melting furnace, Gear
    hobbing and Gear shaping machines, Surface Planer Machine, Tool & Cutter grinding machine, etc.
  • There is also a Dimensional Metrology laboratory in which a variety of linear, angular, surface flatness are available.

Health Center:

  • The institute provides medical services for their students, staff, officers and also dependent family members.
  • Retired employees with their spouses have also been included for medical treatment from the year 2000.
  • OPD and emergency services are supported by two permanent doctors and one part-time doctor.


  • The main canteen is the epicenter of most of the student activities in the college.
  • The main canteen includes a juice center, a stationery shop for day-to-day needs, a fruit counter and many more.

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