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University of Madras, Chennai - Hostels and Facilities

6.7 / 10

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Bachelor of Arts [BA] Reviews

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (English), batch of 2013
Library caters to information needs to the faculty, research scholars & PG students of the following schools of study ,  School of Social Sciences School of Management Studies School of Philosophy & Religious Thoughts School of Information & Communication Studies School of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science Studies.... etccccc...

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (English), batch of 2017
  • I am, not a hostel student at the University of Madras So I don't know about the fees but our college has two hostels one for boys and other for girls.
  • A neat and clean way of serving food.

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Master of Business Administration [MBA] Reviews

Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2030

Hostel fee is INR 7000 per month. There are so many students in PGs.

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Master of Science [M.Sc] Reviews

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science), batch of 2018

Infrastructure is very poor as its a heritage building, however, there are 2 canteens with affordable prices.

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Master of Philosophy [M.Phil] Reviews

Master of Philosophy [M.Phil], batch of 2018

There are total six campuses and each campus have the hostel. Various types of food are available in our hostel. For bathing and drinking, both have hot and cool water.

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Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] Reviews

Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA], batch of 2017

We have good hostel facility on our campus. 

PG's are available near the campus and it costs 3000 rupees per month.

We have a better infrastructure with most of the modern facilities like wifi and college website.

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University of Madras, Chennai Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure Facility:

The University has an excellent infrastructure and following are the facilities provided to the students:


  • The library is a valuable partner in user's pursuit towards excellence in learning and research. Our value lies in the valuable information resources, services, and facilities that we provide to all users.
  • The Central library has a carpet area of 81,000 sq feet. The library has been automated by the Libsys software. We have the open access system.
  • We have a wide range of library materials that cater to various learning resources of 58103 books, 377 Periodicals, 3000+ online e-resources like e-journals, e-books, conference proceedings, e-databases and standards, 2650 Project reports, 7086 back-volumes, 4781 CD/DVDs resources and 14 Daily News Papers.

Computing Centre:

  • The Information and Communication Technology Services (ICTS) Department is responsible for identifying, providing and maintaining reliable computing facilities, computing network environment, communication facilities and related infrastructure to facilitate education, research, instructional and Institute approved business services.
  • The department administers all computer laboratories in the campus. The facilities are made available to the staff and students from 7.00 AM to 10.30 PM on all days excluding national holidays.
  • The laboratories extend all facilities required by students to fulfill their requirements for academic purposes. The department staff in these labs also assists students in their academic work.
  • All staff rooms are also equipped with sufficient computers to help faculty to carry out their day-to-day academic requirements and also to help them in their research activities.
  • At locations where wireless connectivity is essential, Wi-Fi hotspots have been set up to allow users to connect to the campus network over wireless links. Network cabling within a laboratory or a block is designed and implemented using the structured cabling approach. This allows flexibility and scalability for expansions in the future.


  • Separate hostel facilities are provided for girls and boys.
  • Their stay in the hostel enables them to imbibe a holistic lifestyle with activities like yoga, sports, and extra-curricular activities.
  • There are eight hostels in the campus which accommodate above 3500 inmates. P.G students and final year U.G students are allotted single rooms.
  • All hostels are equipped with the solar water heater for hot water supply.
  • Pure vegetarian food prepared under hygienic conditions is served in the student dining halls and the canteens from a central Kitchen. Night cafeteria is attached with all hostels.
  • All students are expected to live in the hostel during their course. However, local students who live with their parents within a radius of 30 km from the campus will be permitted to come from their homes.
  • Students are not permitted to live in rented houses, lodges, either alone or in groups. Amrita attaches great importance to the nature of lifestyle in the campus. Tobacco, in any form and any other intoxicants are strictly prohibited.


  • Madras University campus has facilities for outdoor and indoor games like Hockey, Shuttle badminton, Ball Badminton, Cricket, Football, Table Tennis, Weightlifting, Power Lifting, Basketball, Kabaddi, Tennis, Handball, Throw-ball, Volleyball, and Tennikoit.
  • One state-of-the-art synthetic tennis court and a cement tennis court are also available.
  • A swimming pool of international standards of the size 50 X 25 meters is in operation.
  • Recently, the CBSE South Zone competitions were hosted in this Olympic standard pool.

Guest House:

  • The guest house facility includes 20 A.C rooms, 4 A.C suites, 20 Non A.C rooms, conference hall and dining hall.
  • The guesthouse serves as the preferred venue for various events like board meetings, conferences, seminars, press meetings etc. It provides a comfortable stay for parents, visiting professors, company executives, administrators and so on.

Medical Facility:

  • 'Madras Dispensary' works inside the campus round the clock providing medical service to the students, staff, and villagers.
  • Three doctors and eight nursing staff are on duty. The dispensary has ten beds for the in-patients.
  • Basic medical care, pharmacy with adequate medicines, facilities like ECG Machine, Nebulizers, Oxygen cylinders, Defibrillator, ECG monitor & Pulse OXYmeter and first aid are provided in the health care unit.
  • Cases which require immediate hospitalization and special medical attention ar referred to the nearby well-known hospitals. Two ambulances are readily available in the clinic for an emergency.

Amenities Complex:

  • A general store caters to the stationery and other requirements like domestic goods, toiletry, provisions, books etc.
  • The store also stocks our ashram publication, audio/video cassettes, herbal/ayurvedic products and so on.
  • The amenities complex houses a tailoring shop, Photocopying facility, a men's hairdressing center and STD booth.

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