Hostel Accommodations

Boy’s Hostel:


The undergraduate and post graduate boys’ hostel of Raiganj University is named on famous ‘Swami Vivekananda’. The hostel established in the year of 1961 erstwhile Raiganj University was known as Raiganj College (University College) under The University of North Bengal. Now the hostel is completely renovated for the proper accommodation and furnished with modern facilities. Vivekananda Chhatrabas is one of the major hostels of Raiganj University. The hostel situated in the campus of the university which accommodates students of Science, Arts and Commerce departments of this university. The students from different disciplines take admission in this hostel from different districts of North Bengal and South Bengal of the state West Bengal. It is also notable that students not only come from West Bengal but also from other states/parts of India to take admission in this university to pursue their higher education.

Accommodation is provided to the boarders in well-furnished rooms and comfortable living conditions (Three boarders in each room). Admission fees in the hostel students have to pay Rs.4700/- (including seat rent and electricity charges/per year) and no caution deposit is taken. The hostel mess run by the boarders. Following are some of the facts of the hostel appended below:

Name of the Hostel/Residence

 Vivekananda Chhatrabas (Boys’ Hostel)

Intake capacity


Number of present boarders


Name of the Superintendent

 Shri Tanmay Chowdhury (from 01. 11.2013 onwards)



 Office of the Hostel Superintendent, RGU



Mess Staff:

 Sl. No

 Name of the employee 


1  Smt. Bharati Das  Cook
2  Shri Sudhir Ch. Das  Helper
3  Shri Raju Mahanta  Helper

Members of Hostel Committee (2016-17):

Sl. No


 Name of the Member



1  Monitor  Samir Barman  2nd Semester, PG  Physics
2  Monitor  Ankit Sankar Dey  4th Semester, UG  Accountancy
3  Cultural Secretary  Sankar Golder  2nd Semester, PG  Philosophy
4  Head mess committee  Nimai Murmu  4th Semester, UG  Political Science
5  Game Secretary  Amarnath Rajbansi  4th Semester, UG  Accountancy



  • Provide good quality food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinar).
  • Biomass Briquette cook Stove in hostel kitchen useful for sustainable environment.
  • Well furnished and spacious dining hall.
  • In-campus play grounds for playing football, cricket, volleyball etc.
  • Provision of Aqua guard water purifier with cooling facility for providing safe drinking water to the boarders.
  • Godrej 240 L Frost Free Double Door Refrigerator  (Silver Strokes, RT EON 240 C 2.4) for restoration.
  • Videocon 124cm (50”) Full HD LED TV (Model no.- VMD50FH0Z/VNF50FH11FA) set in the dining hall.
  • Wooden Board for Wall Magazine set in the dining hall.
  • Availability of daily news paper and employment gazed.
  • Availability of adequate number of fire extinguishers for fire fighting.
  • Resident of Hostel Superintendent in the hostel premises for 24 hours monitoring.
  • Doctor’s chamber in the hostel premises.
  • Wooden arm chairs for the superintendent’s office room and visitors room.
  • Well furnished rooms for boarders (one wooden cot, one table, one book self, one hanger and one study chair for each boarder).
  • Hi-Speed Wi-Fi.
  • The Hostel Mess is run by the boarders.
  • Grand meal provided on last day of every month.

Activities in the Hostel:

  • Daily prayer conducted by the hostel boarders at evening and attendance maintained by them in attendance register.
  • Birth day Celebration of Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
  • Annual Cultural Programme.
  • Wall Magazine.
  • Republic Day and Independence Day Celebration.
  • Participation in different sports and cultural activities.
  • Participation in Swach Bharat Mission and Tree Plantation.

Achievements of Boarders/Students:

Most of the students accommodated in the hostel are appointed in Schools, Colleges, Universities and nationalised banks and multinational companies. Some of them are qualified NET conducted by UGC.

Contact Details:

Shri Tanmay Chowdhury, Hostel Superintendent, Vivekananda Chhatrabas, Office of the Boys’ Hostels, Raiganj University, Collegepara, Raiganj, Dist: Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal, Pin-733134. Mob No.: 9475989904


Girl’s Hostel: 


Girls’ Hostel of Raiganj University is commonly known as Vidyasagar Chatrinibas.It is the continuing part of erst while Raiganj College (University College).It is the double-storied building in which 17no. of rooms are available for the hostel boarders with a common dining facilities, 64no. of boarders can be accommodated in the girls’ hostel @ 1:1(UG:PG).The number of administrative stuff are as follows:-

Hostel Superintendent01

Cook Stuff03

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Basically the students have been taken their admission on the basis of marks obtained in the last examination passed and according to their residential distances away from the hostel.There is a good educational,cultural,and sporting environment throughout the year.Wi-Fi and Internet facilities are also available at the girls’hostel.

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