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NIT Silchar being a residential institute, it has got seven Boys’ hostels and two Girls’ hostels.
Boy’s Hostel 1 is spread over 3600 metres of land, and has 66 single seated, 11 double seated and 27 triple seated rooms.
Boy’s Hostel 2 is spread over 2620 metres of land, and has 68 single seated and 24 triple seated rooms.
Boy’s Hostel 3 is spread over 2620 metres of land, and has 68 single seated and 24 triple seated rooms.
Boy’s Hostel 4 is spread over 5030 metres of land, and has 148 single seated and 48 triple seated rooms.
Boy’s Hostel 5 is spread over 2894 metres of land, and has 74 single seated and 24 triple seated rooms.
Boy’s Hostel 6 is spread over 2620 metres of land, and has 150 single seated and 75 double seated rooms.
Girl’s Hostel 1 is spread over 1206 metres of land, and has 27 double seated and 40 triple seated rooms.
Boy’s Hostel 7 and Girls Hostel 2 have been recently constructed.
Boys Hostel 7 is 300-bedded and along with Boy’s Hostel 5 reserved for first year students.
As with all Educational institutions in India, NIT Silchar has a student’s body which takes the initiative of organising various activities for the students all year long. The Student’s Gymkhana comprises of student members who head various posts and take the responsibility of the student’s welfare and extra-curricular activities in the college .The members of the Gymkhana are final year students who are selected for the different offices by teachers after several rounds of interviews based on their leadership and management skills. Headed by the Vice-President, the Gymkhana consists of the General Secretary, Cultural Secretary ,Literary Secretary, General Secretary(Sports) and the Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Indoor games and Gymnasium Secretaries. The Gymkhana works under the able guidance of the Dean Students Affairs and the Faculty Advisors to the offices. These student leaders are responsible for coordinating different events for the all rounded personality development of the students. The Gymkhana takes the initiative for organizing the college festival “Incandescence” , publishing the annual college magazine “IGNITS” , organizing the annual sporting events as well as various literary events such as debates and quizzes. These events ensure that the students of the college get ample opportunities to develop the skills required to succeed in today’s competitive world. It is due to the efforts of the Gymkhana that the engineering students of today go on to become successful in the corporate world tomorrow.
Gymkhana '09 members :
Pragoti Pran Bora
Kamlendar Singh Thakur
Sashwat Prakash Sahu
The institute is a confluence of various cultures and ethnicities. Students from every nook and corner of the country live together within one campus, fostering a sense of unity and cultural exchange. In addition, NIT Silchar is situated amidst beautiful and lush green surroundings dotted with fresh water lakes and gleaming streams and rivers. The beauty of nature commingled with perfection of human mind makes one wonder on the harmony it fosters. Despite its location at the far flung remote side of Assam, the place never deprives one of experiencing its unique charm and lurking natural beauty. Students enjoy enough facilities inside the campus to pass their leisure hours. The campus life here vividly reflects the unity in diversity of this great nation.
The institute recognizes the extracurricular activities as a part to students’ life and hence well-equipped facilities for games and sports are provided within the hostels premises, in other general locations and in the student activity center. Hostels are equipped with most of the indoor games facilitates. The student activity center is used as an indoor stadium. A well laid fenced playing ground is used for outdoor games and tracking events. Besides these, students, faculty and staff have facilities for playing Tennis, Basketball, and Volleyball etc. Inter-hostel cricket, football and volleyball events are regularly conducted in the institute. Inter-college cricket, football and volleyball events are also regularly conducted in the institute. Gymnasium center housing modern keep-fit and gym equipment was in operation during the period of reporting. Apart from academic activities, NITians are very enthusiastic in games and sports. Students play football, volleyball, basketball, cricket and others games. Generally at weekends or during holidays internal competitions are held. Regular events like inter-hostel tournaments in various games took place during the year under review as well. Besides this, students participated in competitions organized on the occasions of Republic Day, Independence Day, etc. Various quizzes, debates and technical competitions are held under the banner of various societies. NITS also organizes annual technical and cultural festivals respectively called the Technoesis and Incandescence where students enhance their technical as well as cultural skills.