Hostels

The following are list of hostels set up at the university

 

Lasubon hall of residence

The name of this Hostel is a Khasi word for a type of Orchid found in the Khasi hills. This Hostel is an old-style, stone-walled, two-storied building with the two Blocks (A and B). It has a seating capacity of 45 double-seater rooms and currently houses undergraduate female students of the University.

Admission to this hostel is done every year after admission to various streams of under-graduate courses of the University.

Warden
Dr. Meera C. Das
Department of Botany

Contact
0364-2722204 (O)
9436994515 (M)

Email: dasmeera73@yahoo.co.in

Nohsngithiang hall of residence

Warden
Dr. (Ms.) Geetika Ranjan
Department of Anthropology

Contact
0364-2723104 (O)
9436997824 (M)

Email: geetikaranjan@yahoo.co.in

 

Miktoksi hall of residence

“Miktoksi” is the name in Garo of a white wildflower. It is associated with graceful qualities of modesty and simplicity. This Hostel that is named after this lovely flower is a triple-seater three storied building for Female Undergraduate students. It has a seating capacity of 100 students. Admission to this hostel is done every year after admission to various streams of under-graduate courses of the University

Warden
Dr. (Mrs.) Jyoti Narayan
Department of Botany

Contact
0364-2723644 (O) 
9862261878 (M)

Email: jnarayan@nehu.ac.in

 

Persara hall of residence

The Khasi word for a nursery of flowers is 'Persara' and this is the name of the hostel with an old world charm. Built in the old style of stone and mortar, with deeply sloping roofs reminiscent of swiss chalets, the buildings of this hostel blend in with the serenity of the pine-tree filled landscape around it. There are two Blocks, A and B, that have 32 single rooms and 14 double rooms between them. It houses Post-Graduate Female students of the university.

Admission to this hostel is done through the Office of the Dean of Students’ Welfare every year after admission to various streams of Post Graduate courses of the University.

Warden
Dr. Utpala G. Sewa 
Department of English

Phone
0364-2723507 (O) / 9436104004 (M)
Email utpalasewa@yahoo.com 

Hostel Contact Phones
0364-2722054 (Block A)
0364-2722056 (Block B)

 

Umiam hall of residence

Warden
Dr. S. Ghosh
Department of Zoology

Phone:  0364-2722336 (O) / 9774566179 (M)

Email srimoyee2009@gmail.com

 

Syntuksiar hall of residence hall of residence

Warden
Dr. (Ms.) K. B. Das 
Academic Staff College

Phone 0364-2721403 (O) / 9436100155 (M)

Email kuhelibd_asc@nehu.ac.in

 

Kyllang hall of residence

This Hostel is named after one of the two gigantic peaks, “Lum Kyllang” and “Lum Symper”, located near Weiloi Village of Mawsynram (the place with the highest rainfall in the world) in West Khasi Hills . The Khasi legend associated with them tells of the spirits of two brothers, Kyllang and Symper that dwell there. These siblings engage in quarrels and fights. While Kyllang throws mud at his brother, Symper, in retaliation throws stones. Hence, today we can see Kyllang is a peak full of rocks (supposedly thrown at him) while Symper is full of mud.

Kyllang Halls of Residence, named after one of these peaks, is a hostel for Post graduate Male students of the University. It is a three- storied, triple-seater building, with a seating capacity of 100 students.

Warden
Dr. (Ms.) Sudipta Ghosh
Department of Anthropology

Phone 0364-2723106 (O) / 9402197793 (M)

Email ghosh.sudiptaa@gmail.com

 

Saramati  hall of residence

The Saramati peak in Nagaland is the highest one of that state. It is high enough to remain snow-capped in winter. This great geographical landmark has lent its name to the oldest hostel of the University after a student expedition went to the peak under the guidance of Prof. B. S. Mipun the then warden of the hostel. Built in the charming old design of stone and mortar, this Hostel is in two blocks, A and B. It offers single-seater accommodation to Male Post-graduate students with an intake capacity of 46 students.

Admission to this hostel is done through the Office of the Dean of Students’ Welfare every year after admission to various streams of Post Graduate courses of the University.

Warden
Dr. S. Kumar
Department of Geography

Phone 0364-2723216 (O) / 9862009202 (M)

Email desunil@gmail.com    

Hostel Contact Phone:
0364-2722052 (Block A) 
0364-2722053 (Block B)

 

Balgito  hall of residence

“Balgito” is an Orchid in the Garo language. In keeping with the trend of generally naming Girls' Hostels after flowers, this Hostel too has a name of an exotic flower as it is a Hostel for ladies. It is here that the female Research Scholars are accommodated.

It is a Hostel in 2 Blocks (A and B) and shares the compound with Sensiar Hostel. It has an intake capacity of 77 Research Scholars.

Admission of scholars to this hostel is a continuous process on first come first serve basis.

The Warden of Sensiar Hostel is also the Warden of this Hostel.

Warden
Dr. Yodida Bhutia
Department of Education

Phone 0364-2723350 (O) / 9436703871 (M)

Email yodila@rediff.com

 

Sensiar  hall of residence

This is a Post graduate hostel for female students of the University. The name of this Hostel comes from the Mizo language, and roughly translated, means a 'Lovely girl'.

Mizo and Naga worlds find ample representation in the names of the various hostels of this University not only because these ethic groups are significantly represented, along with several other North- Eastern language groups, in these Hostels but because NEHU had, until the recent past, Campuses in Mizoram and Nagaland as well .

Sensiar Hostel has 4 Blocks (A, B, C, D) with a seating intake capacity of 140 students .

Admission to this hostel is done through the Office of the Dean of Students’ Welfare every year after admission to various streams of Post Graduate courses of the University.

Warden
Dr. Yodida Bhutia
Department of Education

Phone 0364-2723350 (O)
9436703871 (M)

Email yodila@rediff.com

Hostel Contact Phone:
0364-2722042 (Block A)
0364-2722043 (Block B) 
0364-2722044 (Block C) 
0364-2722045 (Block D) and 2046

 

Chhinlung 

Chhinlung Halls of Residence is named after the term “Chhinlung”. The Chin-Kuki-Mizo people of the North-east India widely believe that they transcend to the present world through Chhinlung. Loosely described, Chhinlung is a stone cave/outlet or an underground hole covered with a huge boulder. The location and meaning of the term is subjected to obstinate historical academic deliberation but remains shrouded in mystery.

Chhinlung Halls is a single seater accommodation allotted only to male research scholars who are pursuing M.Phil and Doctoral research programmes of the University. It is divided into two blocks (A & B). Located in the vicinity of another male research scholars’ hostel, it accommodates 48 residents.

Admission of scholars to this hostel is a continuous process on first come first serve basis.

Warden
Dr. Timir Tripathi

Phone 0364-2722141 (O) / 09436766999 (M)

Email ttripathi@nehu.ac.in

Hostel Contact Phones:
0364-2722038 (Block A)
0364-2722039 (Block B)

 

Sohpetbneng 

The Sohpet Bneng Halls of Residence is named after “Lum Sohpet Bneng”. The seven clans of the Khasi race are believed to be descendants of heavenly beings have a covenant with God that they are free to come and go between heaven and earth as they pleased. To do so God provide them with a bridge by way of a huge oak tree on earth. The tree was felled but the remaining stub of the tree is believed to be still there in the sacred mount of Lum Sohpet Bneng.

Sohpet Bneng Halls is a single seater accommodation allotted only to male research scholars who are pursuing M.Phil and Doctoral research programmes of the University. It is divided into two blocks (A & B). Located in the vicinity of another male research scholars’ hostel, it accommodates 49 residents.

Admission of scholars to this hostel is a continuous process on first come first serve basis.

Warden
Dr. Benjamin F. Lyngdoh
Department of Tourism & Hotel Management

Phone 9436704158 (M)

Email benjamin21in@yahoo.co.in

Hostel Contact Phone: 
0364-2722035 (Block A)
0364-2722036 (Block B)

 

Japfu

The Japfu Halls of Residence is named after the Japfu Peak   of the north-east Indian state of Nagaland. The peak is about 15 km from this capital city of Nagaland. Located at an elevation of 3048 meters from the mean sea level, the hill top portrays a bird eye view of the entire city of Kohima.

The Japfu Halls of Residence is a single room sitter and accommodates about 94 post graduate students (men) from all streams of subject of the North-Eastern Hill University. The residents are of diverse cultural group coming from all parts of India. This hostel is divided into 3 blocks with a huge parlor with gym facility and indoor sports facility like Table Tennis. The residents host inter-hostel Table Tennis tournament every year for all residents of the various hostels of the university.

Admission to this hostel is done through the Office of the Dean of Students’ Welfare every year after admission to various streams of Post Graduate courses of the University.

Warden
Dr. P. Hangsing
Department of Library & Information Science

Phone 0364-2723151 (O) / 0364-2722029 (R) / 9436104108 (M)

Email hangsing@nehu.ac.in

Hostel Contact Phone
0364-2722031 (Block A) 
0364-2722031 (Block B) 
0634-2722033 (Block C)

 

Kynrem hall of residence

Warden
Dr. Hemanta Kumar Kalita
Department of Information Technology

Phone 0364-2723611 (O) / 9436941223 (M)

Email hkalita@nehu.ac.in

 

Arbela hall of residence

This Hostel derives its name from the 1117 meters high towering hill situated on the east of the village of Duragre, in Garo Hills. The local name given to Arbella Hill is “Sonabal".

This hostel is a triple-seater, three-storied building for Undergraduate Male students of the University with the intake capacity of 100 residents. Residents of the hostel come from diverse cultural and social background from all over the country.

Admission to this hostel is done every year after admission to various streams of under-graduate courses of the University.

Warden
Mr. Iftikhar Hussain
Department of Information Technology

Phone 0364-2723617 (O) / 9436337792 (M)

Email ihussain@nehu.ac.in

 

Symper hall of residence

Symper Halls of Residence got its name from “Lum Symper”, a unique geological formation. The literal translation of “Lum Symper” is Symper Rock. Located near Weiloi Village of Mawsynram (the wettest place on earth), Lum Symper is an almost flat rock dome ascending sharply in the midst of hillocks. The sight reminds one of the spectacular natural splendors of the state of Meghalaya.

The hall of residence is a triple seater accommodation which house 100 under-graduate students. It is a two storey building with residential rooms spread out on both floors. Residents of the hostel are students of various under-graduate courses of the University coming from all over the country with mosaic of cultural backgrounds.

Admission to this hostel is done every year after admission to various streams of under-graduate courses of the University.

Warden
Dr. L. J. Singh
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering

Phone 0364-2723663 (O) / 9436349192 (M)

Email jplairen@nehu.ac.in

 

Umngot

Warden
Dr. A. U. Sharma 
Department of Philosophy

Phone 0364-2723554 (O) / 9402195549 (M)  

 

Kupli  hall of residence

Warden Dr. Babu Bhuyan 
Department of Information Technology

Phone 0364-2723616 (O) / 9612872880 (M)

Email bbhuyan@nehu.ac.in  

 

Renggira  hall of residence

“Renggira” is a range of hills that stretches towards the East of Tura town terminating in Halidayganj. There is a pond full of fish on the top of this hill. It is believed that a goddess lives in this hill that the Garos invoke for help. In the past, human sacrifice was also believed to have been done in times of drought in order to bring rain.

This Hostel houses the Under-graduate Male students enrolled in the University. Is a triple-seater, three-storied building with the intake capacity of 100 students.

Admission to this hostel is done every year after admission to various streams of under-graduate courses of the University .

Warden
Dr. R.L. Nongkhlaw 
Department of Chemistry

Phone (0364) 2722628 (O) / (0364) 2726628 (R) / 9436101349 (M)

Email rlnongkhlaw@nehu.ac.in

 

Mawthadraishan

Warden
Dr. C. Rout 
Department of Law

Phone 0364-2723808 (O) / 9436336103 (M)

Email Chintamanirout@rediffmail.com

Weinia 

Warden
Dr. M. Ansari 
Department of Mathematics

Phone 0364-2722713 (O)

Email mansari12-2006@yahoo.co.in

 

Thadlaskein hall of residence

The hostel is named after the Thadlaskein Lake of Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya and is 8 Kms from Jowai on the National highway - 44. It is a man-made lake and is fed by a perennial spring. According to tradition, Sajar Nangli a deputy of the Jaintia King had an irreconcilable difference with the King. Not wanting to be blamed for an inevitable bloodbath he decided to leave the Kingdom with his followers. On their way, they dug the lake with the help of their bows. The lake is still revered by the people of Raid Mukhla who continues to offer sacrifices near the Lake. It is also a popular picnic spot for locals.

The hostel was started from October, 2014. It is a Research Scholar hostel for boys and is having 50 single bedded rooms.

Warden
Prof. Sunil Kumar De
Department of Geography

Phone 0364-2723205 (O)/ 9862009202 (M)

Email desunil@gmail.com