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Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur for students is provided by The New Door Hostel (with a silent ‘s’) company. The hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur is situated right across the street from the university campus and hence is easily accessible. It offers a convenient and pleasant walk to the University Campus with a connecting underpass (subway) to avoid crossing the main road. Consisting of 11 blocks (7-for-Boys,4-for-Girls), all the rooms are centrally HVA (Heating, Ventilation, and Air)-conditioned (the operating hours are 24*7 during holidays & end semester exams, and 5 pm to 8 am on regular working days).
A hot water bath facility is available in all the rooms (06:00 to 09:00 in the morning & 06:00 to 08:30 in the evening). RO treated drinking water is provided in the purifiers at convenient locations. Students have options of single premium & double occupancy rooms to choose from with modular furniture fittings. There’s always a separate block for freshers, including restricted Biometric access for safety purposes. The hostel WiFi provides 60 GB of data per month @ 5 Mbps speed for each student.
We have 3 times a week room cleaning with online software to handle other room grievances such as the proper working of AC, regular pest control, etc. We have got 2 SBI ATMs (one in girls block & one in boys’). Caretakers and Wardens, in the Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur, are available 24*7 for routine care or the addressable of student queries in each block. Our hostel in time is 9 PM and block in time is 11 PM, after which only inter block movement is allowed in both boys and girls hostels separately.
There are four common rooms and numerous co-ed hangout areas at the Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur, where one can chill out with their friends, complete their overdue EG sheets or work on their projects from one end of to the other. We do have coaching for prestigious exams like IAS, CAT, GMAT & GRE within the hostel campus. Medical Center with a doctor, all support services like ambulance and pharmacy are also available. We have 24×7 Security, CCTV surveillance on all entry and exit points. Laundry is available inside as well as outside the hostel campus.
Recreation in the Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur
The Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur also has a well-equipped gym with 2 saunas and steam baths for both boys and girls respectively, various recreation includes music room & sports facilities like squash, lawn tennis (usually used as a venue for prom night or movie-screening), basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, carrom, chess, and snooker/pool tables. A multipurpose ground located within the hostel at the back of G4 block, is used for sports activities like cricket, football, IPL screening or festivities like Holi celebration, Navratri (Dandiya Night), Lori, etc. so that the students are well occupied in their free time and have something to look after a tiring day at college.
It also includes a tea post trailer and a barbeque shop. There is also a semi-Olympic size swimming pool under construction. We have a futsal ground and a cricket practice pitch behind B6 block too. A jogging track too shall be ready by the next semester which runs behind G1 to G4.
This green-hostel campus also offers multi-cuisine restaurant options with Dominos and CCD coming this semester, confectionary & stationery shops, convenience stores, marts, saloons, travel desk and vending machines for snacks and refreshments. The mess food is quite average and not bad at all still it’s better than the rest of the Indian colleges. We are supposed to give regular feedback on the quality and menu of food by the mess committee to work upon.
The entire Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur is centrally air-conditioned with dedicated power back-up. The water supply is adequate and 24*7. The hostel is well connected with Jaipur city both by government and private transport. From monthly birthday celebrations to Navratri gala dinner to Iftar arrangements during Ramadan, various engagement activities are hosted by the hostel authorities throughout the year.
All the socio-cultural events have their unveiling inside the hostel area constituting dance performances, stand-ups, open jams, etc. which enables one to taste various flavors of different cultures! The hostel also offers comfortable guesthouse facilities located within the hostel campus, for parents and visitors.
The smooth functioning of all the Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur mentioned above is ensured by the tireless efforts of the hostel authorities, staff members, and the attendants. We have town hall meetings yearly where feedback is taken from the students on the further development of such facilities and is worked upon religiously.
Final verdict of Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur
Long story short: Hostel facility at Manipal University Jaipur delivers the money it takes. At least, for a fresher being exposed to such an ambiance, a friendly crowd and staff- there is an instant feeling of ‘home away from home.’
About the Author: This article is taken from a post on the MUJ fresher group and is written by Emar Ali.