St. Joseph’s College Gents Hostel, Bengaluru
St. Joseph’s College Hostel in Bengaluru has magnificently designed hostel for men with all necessary
amenities for boarding and other recreational activities. The hostel has its own Canteen to provide
healthy and hygienic food to the students. The Canteen is maintained on a co-operative basis.
The hostel block building, a semi circular -crescent-shaped stone building, built in 1948 is a remarkable
specimen of architecture. The semi-circular building, as distinctive in its architecture as the other College
buildings, had a hundred and twenty single rooms and four large halls, one of which is a prayer hall. Two
of these halls were later converted into cubicles, thus augmenting the available accommodation to a
hundred and eighty. Currently, the hostel can house 118 students only.
Infotainment room & Sports
Spacious common rooms are provided in the hostel for constructive activities like indoor games,
discussions and recreation within the hostel. Indoor games like carrom, chess and table tennis - are
provided for the inmates. The sports equipment is provided by the sports committee of the hostel.
The Hostel has access to a Badminton Court, Basketball courts, Volleyball court, Cricket and Football
grounds and facilities for other indoor games.
Rooms available are of the following grades
a. Single bed rooms (PG & Final Year Students)
b. Two beds rooms (Second Year Students)
c. Triple beds rooms and cubicles (First Year Students) -
Each student is provided with a bed, a study table, study chair, and an almirah.
SJC Hostel Council and committees
Hostellers elect secretaries to the Students’ Council through fair election process. Various committees
viz, cultural, sports, mess, maintenance, prayer hall activities have been set up to provide opportunities
for the overall development in their personalities during their stay in the hostel. These committees serve
to organize all the events in the hostel.
Reading Room, Library and TV room
The hostel provides daily newspapers. Students can also utilize the hostel library and TV during the
A unique initiative: Canteen committee:
Formation of head, heart and hands is what we the hostel inmates are known for. In order to make the
boys to avail some real time marketing and management experience a food committee is formed to take
care of the daily canteen operations. They regulate the monthly purchases of ration and other food
items. They form groups within the committee each with individual responsibility and carry out the job
meticulously and with transparency.
St. Berchman’s Hostel, Ejipura
The college also has another hostel for boys at Ejipura about 4 kilometers away from the college campus.
This hostel can accommodate 20 boys. This hostel has dormitory facilities. Canteen facility will be
Fr. Brian Pereira SJ
Fr. Arun D’Souza SJ
: Asst. Warden
: Warden (Ejipura Hostel)
Male students who have secured admission in the college may apply for either hostel through an
application form available on the college website. One needs to download it and fill in all the details. It’s
also available in the college stationery store. After filling in all the details along with the photocopy of
college paid fee challan submit the form to the hostel office / college reception for accommodation in
these hostels. Selection is based on merit, geographical location and economic condition of the
candidate. A selected candidates list will be displayed on the college website after 20 th May 2017. A
selected candidate needs to appear for the interview with the director and pay the hostel fees within 7
days. Failure to appear for the interview on time and pay the fees within the stipulated date would result
in cancellation of the selection.
New admissions are only for the first year students.
Available seats for the academic year 2017-18 are only 45 in the Campus Hostel and
10 in the Ejipura Hostel
Fee structure is displayed on the notice board of the hostel only.
For further details contact
Fr. Arun D’Souza, Director – email@example.com mob.no: 9482307838 – only during office hours
(9 am to 4 pm only)
Mr. Bernard Rodrigues – 94485 19003 (For Ejipura hostel only)
Click here for hostel application form