Halls of Residence

The Institute, with a student population of more than 3200, has 17 hostels including two girls' hostels for UG students and one girls' hostel for PG and Research Scholars. There are 9 multi-seated hostels for boys: A. C. Roy Hall (Hostel 7), D. Banerjee Hall (Hostel 8), A. K. Seal Hall (Hostel 9), Hostel 10, Hostel 11, Hostel 13 (exclusively for PG and Research Scholars), Hostel 14, Hostel 15, Hostel 16. There are 5 single-seated halls for boys: Richardson Hall, Macdonald Hall, Sen Hall, Sengupta Hall, Wolfenden Hall.
There are 3 girls' hostels (single and multi-seated): Sister Nivedita Ladies Hostel, Pandya Hall, Lt. William Hall of Residence(for PG and Research Scholars)
The details of the halls of residence are given below :

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Sengupta halls

Sengupta Hall is the single-seated hall of residence for the boys. It accommodates the 3rd and 4th-year ug students.

Sen Hall of Residence

Sen Hall is the single seated hall of residence for the boys. It accommodates the 3rd and 4th year ug students. Each room consists of a tubelight, a fan, a bed, a table, a chair and an almirah. Arrangements for playing indoor games like table tennis and carom board is available. Sen hall has it's own garden where you can play badminton or short-pitch cricket. Mess food is good. 2 to 3 times biryani happens in a month. Arrangements for a common tv, 3–4 types of newspapers in english and bengali, several types of magazines, employment news are also there. Each year Freshers party for 3rd year and Farewell party for 4th year is held.

Macdonald Hall

This Hall is the single seated hall of residence for the boys. It accommodates the 3rd and 4th year ug students.

A. K. Seal Hall

It is the Hall of Residence of 1st and 2nd year students (Boys). Ak Seal Hall - H-10,IIEST Shibpur

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Wolfenden Hall

The Boarders are called Wolves, jokingly. This is the Hall, most glamourous, where the most extrovert would go.It is not the Hostel for the studious type! People who had left a mark or wanted to make a mark preferred this hostel. It has an aura about it an is located right across the Oval ground. It used to be an expensive Hostel, so far as food bills are concerned. During College Re-unions, one could find the whole front of the Hostel would get illuminated with the colorful bulbs to look great from a distance.Here, final and pre-final years' Students are allowed to stay.

Hostel 11 (Boys)

This is a Second Year hostel for Boys. The ambience is good. The food too is good, and breakfast,lunch and dinner are timely provided. This hostel is situated in the best location of campus. It has security camera... Washing machine.. Good mess staff.. Security is too tight.. has a badminton court, a volleyball court, a fresh front view of garden and a great backyard due to Neem lake. 
Some of the Testimony 
Pramit Das "Best hostel in my clg life", Mahendra Dey " The garden of this hostel is impressive.. ", Sreetoma Purkayastha "My brother recently got admitted there and I have been to the hostel to drop him. I must say it's a well maintained and hygienic hostel. The ambience is also good. The administrative panel is better as well. And as much as I have heard, they are disciplinarian and managed the kids well. Food too is good, and breakfast,lunch and dinner are timely provided. I would rate them a 4.8 on 5."

Richardson Hall

It was a 3 storey Hostel and was possibly built in early sixties. Here, only final and pre-final years' students normally stayed. The design was different from that of Downing Hall as well as Hostels 7-16. It had 3 wings at 120 degrees separation. Usually, the final year boys stayed at the 2nd floor, which was more airy. The Hostel had no fans. It was located near the main gate and a slushy pond existed near it. Facing this Hostel is the ground "Lords".

D Banerjee Hall(Hostel 8)

This is a First Year Hostel. In this hostel, there are two game rooms one is for table tennis and other for carrom and news paper. There is small garden in front of hostel. Every facilities are available for students here. It is very Affordable and Secured Hostel. The IIEST Shibpur is so well famous for its "greenery" campus and if you are not a hostelite then you are going to miss something very very important. The weather is pretty nice with the Ganga in half a kilometer of aerial distance. You can constantly feel the breezes coming in. Spring is one of the best times here.You have common rooms with carrom boards and TT. You also have access to newspapers in almost about 3 languages, television and radio. Inter-hostel/hall sports are organised comprising cricket, football, table tennis, badminton, carrom etc. Festivals are celebrated with much fervour. Be it Holi, Diwali, Christmas, Pongal, Onam, Saraswati Puja or Durga Puja; you will find your hostel illuminated and brimming with energy.

IIEST Hostel 10 (Boys)

This is a First Year Hostel for undergrad course at IIEST Shibpur. Hostel facilities are good. Staffs are also good.They served great foods in the hostel Centeen. Has a common room which contains TV, sitting and carrom board. Every floor contains two WiFi router which speeds upto almost 10-11MBps. 24X7 gaurding is available. Study room is available. Washing machine is also there.
Vishal Verma " Best hostel of iiest shibpur. With clean mess.", Nillohit Mukherjee "Neat and clean tiolets and corridors. Well protected. Under complete wifi coverage. Food is good and hygienic. Overall, a good place for the 1st year UG students to stay away from home."

Lt Williams Halls of Residence

Lt Williams Halls of Residence is a ladies hostel for PG and Research Scholars. It's beautifull place to stay with awesome food, 24 hours security and all necessary facilities. Address : 6B, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shalimar, Howrah, West Bengal. The rooms accomodate maximum 2 and cleaning is done everyday. Foods are avilable even on vacation like Durga Pooja, Summer vacation. Beautiful view of the River Ganga from the Hostel and cool breeze comes in. 
NANDITA MANDAL "awesome food, 24 hours security, airy and big 2 seated room.."

Sister Nivedita Ladies Hostel

First year girls hostel for the students of IIEST, SHIBPUR. The hostel with 3 floors has newly renovated interior.The atmosphere is amazing. The rooms are occupied by four girls.Each floor have almost 12 rooms and 2 washrooms and also a common room. There is a mess and a common room in ground floor. 24 hours security guard is available.
Soumya Shuvra smita "Very good hostel to stay at",

Pandya Hall (Girls Hostel)

Hostel of 2, 3, 4 years undergraduate girls and also some post graduate students live here. The hostel is more close from gate no 1 than gate no 2.The hall organises sports event every year. The place is surrounded by institute hospital,guest house,boxing ring, basketball court. It is in front of clock tower and vidisha lake. The food offered here is awesome. 
Adarshi Sinha "Its not a hall... Its an emotion.." , Joyi Bhattacharjee "Hostel life memories always to cherish".


This is a Boys hostel. The facilities available are: 1. Free Unlimited WiFi access available, 2. T.V is there in the common room, 3. Suffiecient Bathrooms in each & every floor, 4. Water purifier is there for drinking water, 5. Dust Bin in each & every floor, 6.Badminton Court in the Front Yard, 7. Beautiful Garden in the Front Yard, 8. Indoor games are available (carrom). People here has Good experience and the Food is really good.

Created: 23 November 2019