There are 9 boys' hostel and 6 girls' hostels providing accommodation to over 4000 boys and 2400 girls. 
The hostels are of the following types:
1. Single Room / 2-in-1 / 4-in1 (Bath Attached).
2. Single Room / 2-in-1 / 3-in-1 / 4-in-1 / 5-in-1 / 6-in-1
The fees Structure is given below : Click here
The hostels provide a salubrious ambience and a feel-good climate and are equipped with all amenities for living, dining and recreation that makes each inmate feel at home. They provide a right atmosphere for intellectual stimulation and balanced growth.

SASTRA has always believed in catering to the palate and providing wholesome and balanced nutrition in a hygienic environment. A completely balanced vegetarian diet is served in all hostels equipped with steam-cooking facilities. There is also North Indian Cuisine in addition to the South Indian culinary delights.
1Gbps Wi-Fi is available to all the inmates of the hostels.

A well furnished guest house with adquate number of A/C and non-A/C rooms is available for visitors on prior request and subject to availability.

General Information


Each residential hall is equipped with telephone connections.

Room Furnishings

Each resident is provided with a bed, wardrobe or closet, desk and chair.

ID Cards

Each student is provided with a photo ID card that must be carried at all times. This ID card is also necessary in order to obtain meals.

Food Service

Food served is purely vegetarian and offers variety.


The Public Safety Office is located in the Student Center and is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The front desk of Ananda Vihar is staffed 24 hours a day when the residences are open for occupancy. Ananda Vihar and Students' Home have only one public entrance. Exits, other than the main entrance/exit are locked from the inside and are alarmed. It is the responsibility of the residents to maintain a secure entrance.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for housing?

Sign-up materials for housing and food service will be forwarded to students who have been accepted and have paid their admissions deposits. The housing preference form is included.

How do I select a roommate?

The Housing Preference Form allows you to select a roommate. Every effort will be made to match roommates if both complete and return their preference form and if both make their housing deposits by the indicated deadline.

All other roommates will be selected by matching the responses given on the preference form.

What can or should I bring?

Flashlight, Batteries Hangers
Erasable message board Stationery, stamps
Dictionary, Thesaurus Laundry bag/basket
Plastic storage crates Alarm clock/Clock radio
Pens, Pencils, Erasers, Notebooks Iron
Daily Planner Desk lamp
Calendar Eating utensils, Tupperware
Envelopes, Stamps Towels, washcloths
First aid kit Bowls, cups
Extension cord Pillows, Mattress pad
Stapler, Scissors, Tape Extra-long sheets
Umbrella Air fresheners
Dust bin Shower slippers

Toiletries, hygiene supplies

How can I get involved?

There are many programs / activities offered by the Residence Life Office which you may participate in and perhaps even help plan and coordinate.