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The admissions are now open only for Ph.D. students. Please check your eligibility, and follow the instructions and fill the online form (linked at the bottom of this page)The printed copy of the filled admission form and the other documents as mentioned on the website must be submitted at the Hostel Office in working hours on or before Feb 27, 2023. The interview for the same will be held on 03-March-2023 at 3.00 PM

Check your eligibility

  • The applicant should preferably be a full-time bonafide post-graduate student of the University of Delhi South Campus or she should be a full-time PG/M.Phil/Ph.D degree student admitted to a post-graduate department/faculty of the University of Delhi South Campus.
  • As per policies of University hostels no applicants from NCT of Delhi are given admission to the hostel. Students from Delhi & NCT region can apply, and if some seats are vacant, the admission to such students may be granted. However, the final selection in such cases will be preferentially given to applicants who have poor connectivity to South Campus in terms of train/bus/metro services from the applicant’s residence.
  • The applicant should not be employed anywhere on full-time, part-time, ad-hoc or temporary basis. However, temporary or ad-hoc lecturers of University/College may be allowed to stay so long as they are bonafide research students (only during the first registration, i.e., first five years of the Ph.D. programme).
  • The applicant should not have availed of University of Delhi/College hostel facility for a course of the same level earlier. No student can avail of the hostel seat twice on the basis of a course/degree of the same level.
  • The applicant should not have completed six years of stay in any other post-graduate hostel(s) of the University.
  • The applicant should have passed the examination of the last course attended.
  • Admission shall not be granted to a student against who disciplinary action had been taken by a department college/hostel of the University of Delhi.
  • A student, while seeking admission and during the stay in the hostel must fulfill the criteria stated above. During the period of stay, if she fails to fulfill any of these conditions, she will have
    to vacate the hostel immediately. Suppression of information or giving wrong information pertaining to any of these eligibility criteria would make the defaulting student liable for disciplinary action as may be deemed fit by the hostel administration.
  • In case of renewal of admission/readmission, the applicants shall be required to submit a certificate from the Head of the Department and the Supervisor (in case of M.Phil. and
    Ph.D. students) to the effect that the student is actively engaged in the research work and her work is satisfactory. M.A./M.Sc./MBA and students of other categories shall submit a certificate from the Head of the Department concerned every six months (in July/August and January) to the effect that they are actively engaged in the studies of their University course failing which their residency in the Hostel shall be terminated. Students seeking renewal of admission will have to appear for an interview again. Their admission to the hostel will be renewed depending upon the availability of the seat in the current year.

Please refer to the Admission Brochure for 2022-23 (Bulletin of Information) for details about the  allocation of seats.

Hostel and Mess Fees

  • All payments are done through the SBI Collect online portal [read the steps on how to do this]. You can always access it through the “Fee Payment” button in the top menu of this website.
  • At the time of admission, the resident is required to pay: (1) Caution money, (2) Annual charges + Hostel fee for first quarter (3) Mess fee for the first quarter.
  • Each resident is required to have an operational bank account at admission (within 7 days of issuance of admission slip).
  • Subsequent fees are payable in advance through SBI Collect online portal by the 10th of each quarter’s first month or on Tuesdays and Thursdays after 10th except at the time of admission.
  • The fines for late payment are as follows:
    (a) 100/- for a period from 11th to 20th of the month (b) 200/- for a period from 21st to the end of the month.
  • A resident, who fails to pay her quarterly dues for more than one month may be required to vacate the Hostel accommodation with immediate effect. A resident may, however, be re-admitted with the permission of the Provost, on payment of a re-admission fee of 500/- latest by 5th of next month together with the fine for late payment.
  • A fine of 100/- per day will be imposed if the resident fails to pay by the last date and will have to vacate the hostel if not paid by 10th.
  • The residents going on long leave are also required to pay the fees within the stipulated period of time in advance.
  • A resident, who intends to vacate the Hostel accommodation before the month is over, has to pay the entire monthly charges for that particular month.
  • Quarterly fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Please DO NOT pay any fees until you have received a confirmed admission to the Hostel. Remember, merely submitting the Application Form does not automatically confirm admission to the Hostel.
  • The mess and dining hall is run on contract basis. Contract will be given to a Contractor appointed for a period of one academic year, extendable depending on the review of the performance.
  • Currently, the Mess Fees are Rs. 3450 per month per student. Every student residing at the hostel will have to compulsorily avail the mess facilities by paying the fees and cannot be completely exempted from the mess fee for any reason whatsoever.
  • All applicants in the foreign category are advised to visit the hostel or contact via email for more details regarding the available facilities
  • Foreign students must pay Rs 15,000/- as annual fee one-time payment (non-refundable) at the time of admission in addition to the charges mentioned under Fees Structure, Heads A, B and C above
  • Applications from foreign students are to be routed through the Foreign Students Advisor and should be forwarded by the respective Embassy
  • Foreign applicants should produce a Medical Certificate as per guidelines
  • Divyang students residing in the University Hostels shall be exempted from payment of 50% of the mess fees payable to the Hostel. Thus,  Divyangjan shall have to pay 50% of the total mess fees and the remaining 50% of the Mess fees will be reimbursed to the Hostel concerned by the University.
  • Divyang students who are getting fellowships/financial assistance shall be exempted from payment of fees/charges/mess fees subject to the following conditions:

Please refer to the Admission Brochure for 2022-23 (Bulletin of Information) for more details about the hostel and mess fees.

Hostel Rules and Regulations

  • No resident shall shift from the room allotted to her to another room. No item should be shifted from one room to another. The responsibility of keeping their rooms clean and tidy will rest with the residents.
  • Every resident is responsible for proper maintenance of Hostel property. Residents will be charged three times the actual cost of the damaged item of the Hostel property they use, individually or collectively, as the case may be.
  • The residents must hand-over the complete charge of their rooms, while vacating the Hostel accommodation and must obtain a Clearance Certificate and Gate pass. A copy/photocopy of clearance certificate and gate pass is to be handed over to the Security Guard on duty before leaving the Hostel premises. The residents are not allowed to hand over the keys of their rooms to any person other than the Hostel authorities.
  • Residents are required to abide by all instructions from the Hostel authorities, which are
    displayed on the Notice Board from time to time or conveyed otherwise.
  •  Residents are expected to actively participate in the various Hostel activities including running of the mess, cultural activities, library, maintenance of garden, computer facility or any other duty assigned by the Provost/Warden. In the event of non-participation of a resident, she will be immediately removed from the committee and a disciplinary action will be taken against such residents who fails to be an active member of the committee.
  • All residents are required to keep their Identity cards ready for inspection by the Hostel authorities.
  • Any resident who violates any of the Hostel or University rules or
    creates disturbance in the Hostel is liable to appropriate disciplinary action by the Provost/Warden. The penalty for the violation will be 100/- or more and/or any other punishment
    decided by the authorities. Residents are liable to be expelled from the Hostel on repeated violation.
  • At the time of admission, every student shall be required to sign a declaration that she submits herself to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the V.C., Director, South Campus, the Provost and other authorities of the University who may be vested with the authority to exercise discipline under the Act, the Statutes, the Ordinances including Ordinance XV (B) and (C) and Rules that have been framed by the University of Delhi.

Please see this page for a detailed and the complete list of rules and regulations of Geetanjali Hostel, University of Delhi. Under no circumstances can a residents plead ignorance of the rules and regulations contained in this website, the Admission Brochure for 2022-23 (Bulletin of Information) and also any notified modification made from time to time.