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
B. Two Sharing rooms
C. Cubicles
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.

Hostel Administration
Fr. Swebert D Silva, SJ: Rector
Fr. John Baptist, SJ : Director
Fr. Dr. Augustine Lourdu: Executive Director/Counsellor
Dr. Neil Tannen: Warden
Mr. Nevil Dsouza: Warden

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 and EMAIL THE SCANNED COPY OF THIS FORM ALONG WITH THE SCANNED COPY OF COLLEGE FEE PAID RECEIPT TO: for accommodation in these hostels. Selection is based on merit, geographical location and economic condition of the candidate. A selected candidate will be receiving an e-mail from the Hostel Management for further confirmations.

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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.

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