There are 12 hostels each reserved for a particular year, some of the hostels are new and are awesome while some of them are pretty old and look like a haunted house, hostel fee is minimal around 800 INR per month excluding mess fee. There are a lot of apartments outside the campus for bachelors who wish to live outside the hostels around INR 5k per month. Food quality is satisfactory with some variety and it charges around INR 2400 per month excluding extras (biscuits, chocolates, soft drinks etc). Key infrastructures are what you expect from technical colleges there are plenty of labs and a central library having a wide variety of books on all subjects. Internet is fast around 4 MB/secs.
The campus is spread across an area of 120 hectares. It is a fully residential campus that houses academic buildings, research labs, hostels, residences and other amenities. It is located in a beautiful landscape in the foothills of Western Ghats.
Below are the given facilities provided by the institute.
Hostel: National Institute of Technology, Calicut has a capacity of more than 6000 students. 11 hostels and few flats for men and 2 hostels for women are available as accommodation. One more mega hostel is being constructed to avoid the existing room getting overcrowded. Common room and Recreational Centre with newspapers, magazines, television and indoor games are available in each hostel. Guest room facilities are available at each hostel. Amenities like 24hr water and electricity with power back up is available. Gym facilities, hostel library, tailor, indoor sports centre, DTP centre, Ice cream shop and co-operative stores; are available in the hostels. 11 messes in hostels serve food catering to demand from students from all over India.
Medical: There is a Health Centre with 24*7 support. There are medical officers and qualified nursing staff to take care of the residents. The health centre has 10 beds for the patients and an ambulance & referral facility to nearby hospitals in case of emergencies.
NITC Day Care: There is a Day Care Centre for the children of the faculty members. There are different timing available for the centre so that the main focus is always studies and teachings.
Campus Networking Centre: The whole campus of the National Institute of Technology, Calicut has an extensive fibre optic network. This aids the network services, high-end computational servers on which students, staff and faculty connect. It provides both internet and intranet facility. At present, the campus network comprises nearly 21 KMs of Fibre Optic cable with 50 routed internal networks.
Central Computer Centre: The Computer Centre at NITC has 190+ client machines that have a capacity to include 400+ machines. The client systems are both desktop and workstation.
Central Library: There is a central library available for both students and faculty that houses OPAC, E-books, journals(online and printed), newspapers and magazines. The library also has a digital library with connections to different sources like NPTEL, Dspace, Eduserver, J-Gate, Mathscint, Grammarly, etc.