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 leisure hours.

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 arranged.
Hostel Administration
Fr. Brian Pereira SJ: Rector
Fr. Santhosh Walder SJ: Director
Mr. Sandesh: Warden
Mr. Melwyn: Asst. Warden
Fr. David: Counsellor
Mr. Bernard: Warden (Ejipura Hostel)

Admission procedure
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 20th May 2018. A selected candidate needs to appear for the interview along with parents/ guardian 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.

Fee structure is displayed on the notice board of the hostel only. Fees once paid will not be refunded.

For further details contact
Fr. Santhosh Walder SJ, Director – sjcblrfo@gmail.com
For quires of hostel - 99869 79022
Mr. Bernard Rodrigues – 94485 19003 (For Ejipura hostel only)

The selection to the hostel is an independent process. There are only limited seats available. Hence only selected candidates will be admitted to the hostel. First List for the academic year of Hostel 2019-20 will be out on May 2. Second list will be out on May 20

Interview for the selected candidates will be done at hostel office on 5th and 6th of June (9.00 AM - 12.00 PM) and (2.00 PM - 4.00 PM)

Click here for hostel application form

Click here for Hostel First List

Click here for Hostel Fee

Final List of Selected Candidates