Student Hostels at IIT Bombay
IIT Bombay has 17 Hostels of campus (hostels no-1 to16, hostel no -18 and Tansa) for students. Each hostel is an independent entity with its own mess facilities, recreational areas, etc.
Students can also choose to make their own arrangements for accommodation outside the campus.
Student activities are organized through the Students Gymkhana and are held primarily at the Students Activities Centre. There are excellent facilities for sports, including a swimming pool, tennis, badminton and squash courts, and vast playgrounds for field games. Wildlife camps and trekking are popular off-campus activities at IIT Bombay. Various clubs of the gymkhana encourage individual talents like painting, modeling, music, photography, etc.
The facilities for sports are matched by cultural activities on campus. There are cultural and social clubs, film clubs, classical music societies, debating and drama clubs and a hobbies club.
There are also a few campus publications by the students. "Aksh"(in Hindi). "Technik" (in English), "Tantra" (in Marathi) and "On the move" are magazines containing students views and comments on all aspects of campus life. "Pragati" is a multilingual annual publication of Students' Gymkhana.