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Vivekananda Hall of Residence
 
 

About:

This post graduate boys’ hostel of North Bengal University is named on famous ‘Swami Vivekananda’ who was born to Vishwanath Datta and Bhuvaneshwari Devi in Kolkata on 12th January, 1863. His original name was Narendra Nath Datta. Swami Vivekananda was a world famous monk, a spiritual guide, a philosopher, and obviously a social reformer.  He died on 4th July, 1902 in Belur near Kolkata.

Vivekananda Hostel is one of the major hostels of North Bengal University. The hostel situated in the campus of the university which accommodates students of Arts and Science post graduate departments of this university. The name of the university rightly implies the fact that students from different parts/districts of North Bengal i.e. Malda, North Dinajpur, South Dinajpur, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar districts take admission in different subjects offered by the university. It is also notable that students not only come from these districts but also from other parts of West Bengal, India and many other neighbouring countries i.e.  Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh etc to take admission in this university to pursue their higher studies. The university provides semester system of education to its students.  The Vivekananda hostel which is one of the three PG boys’ hostels accommodates 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th semester students of different subjects. They are provided accommodation / boarding in well-furnished rooms in the hostel with beautiful natural and comfortable social living environments. Following are some of the facts of the hostel:

Name of the Hostel/Residence

Vivekananda Hall of Residence

Name of the Superintendent

Dr. Ujjwal Bhui (since 21st August, 2010  and continuing)

Total Number of Rooms 157 (For accommodation of the boarders) + 1 room for installation of Wi-Fi Machine + 2 Store rooms 

Intake capacity

157 room X 2 boarders = 314 boarders

Existing Boarders’ Number 177 General: 32, Scheduled Caste: 72 (including 2 Differently Able Persons); Schedule Tribe:13; OBC: 60 (including 2 Differently Able Persons)

Website

www.nbu.ac.in/hostels

Contact

Office of the Three PG Hostels for Boys’ situated in the Ramkrishna Hostel, NBU (near Nepali Department, NBU)

Phone

0353-2580990(O), 9474687544 (Super) 

 

Facilities:

  • Adequate number of LPG connection and Chimney in hostel kitchen
  • Well furnished and spacious dining room
  • In-campus play grounds for playing football, cricket etc
  • Volley Ball ground inside the hostel premise
  • Table tennis playing facility
  • Wooden Board for Wall Magazine
  • Availability of adequate number of fire extinguishers for fire fighting
  • Provision of Aqua guard water purifier with cooling facility for providing drinking water to the boarders
  • Bajaj (25 Litre) Water Heater
  • Hi-Speed WI-FI
  • Colour Television set (26” - LCD, Model no.- VAD26HG) in the common room
  • Wooden sitting arm chairs/ plain chairs for the TV/common room
  • Photocopier (Canon Digital Imaging System of Model, IR 2318 L) in the office room for the PG Hostels for Boys’
  • The Hostel Mess is run by the Members of the Mess Monitoring Committee who are nominated by the students of different disciplines / subjects.

Mess Monitoring Committe (2016-17):

Sr. No

Name of the Member

Semester

Department

1

Ripom Paul

3rd Semester

Sociology

2

Bhaskar Chanda

3rd Semester

History

3

Tapas Debnath

3rd Semester

Political Science

4

Tirthankar Mondal

3rd Semester

History

5

Sk. Atahar Ali

3rd Semester

MCA

6

Ujjal Patra

3rd Semester

Library Science

7

Amin Ali Mia

3rd Semester

History

8

Abdul Rashid

3rd Semester

Geography

9

Atar Miah

3rd Semester

Political Science

10

Deb Barman

3rd Semester

Political Science

11

Manish Kanu

3rd Semester

Nepali

Names of the Office Staff (Casual): For Three PG Boys’ Hostels

Sl. No

Name of the employee 

Designation

Address

Contact No

1

Shri Manik Lal Oraon

Office Assistant

Vill- NBU, Gate No.2, P.O. NBU, P.S. Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

9564972110

2

Shri Shyamal Singha

Office Assistant

Vill. Lalmon Jote, P.O. Bagdogra, P.S. Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist. Darjeeling

7076091600

3

Shri Dilip Mandal

Peon

Vill. Bidhanpally, P.O. Kadamtala, P.S. Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist. Darjeeling

9832093527

4

Shri Swapan Kr. Barman

Peon

Vill. Railway Institute Colony, Ward No. 28 (SMC), P.O. Siliguri town, P.S. Siliguri, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist. Darjeeling

9832326230

Names of the Mess Staff (Permanent):

Sl. No

Name of the employee 

Designation

        Address

Contact Number

1

Shri Kalu Barman

Helper

Vill. Leninpur, P.O. + Block: Kadamtala, P.S. Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri,
Dist. Darjeeling

9749323250

2

Shri Jitman Biswakarma

Helper

Vill. NBU Campus Quarter, P.O. NBU, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

8101005475

3

Shri Sunil Kr. Singha

Helper

Vill. Chhotomohan Singh Jote, P.O. New Rangia, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

8670091316

4

Shri Suresh Singha

Helper

Vill. NBU Campus Quarter, P.O. NBU, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

9832655675

5

Shri Mani Kr. Thapa

Helper

Vill. Bairatisal, P.O.New Rangia, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

9614193485

6

Shri Sushil Roy

Helper

Vill. Bairatisal, Salka Vita, P.O. New Rangia, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

9932092318

7

Shri Baburam Singha

Helper

Vill. Bidhanpally, P.O. Kadamtala, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

8759187437

8
    Shri Budhu Ram Munda
Gardener

 

Names of the Mess Staff (Casual):

Sl. No

Name of the employee 

Designation

        Address

Contact Number

1

Shri Vikram Singha

Mess Helper

Vill. Bairatisal, Salka Vita, P.O. New Rangia, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

7602747951

2

Shri Raju Lama

Mess Helper

Vill. Bairatisal, Salka Vita, P.O. New Rangia, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

9474085318

3

 Shri Mantu Roy

Mess Helper

Vill. Santipur, P.O. New Rangia, P.S. + Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

8768381468

4

Shri Yogen Chhetri

Mess Helper

Vill. Bairatisal, Salka Vita, P.O. New Rangia, P.S.+Block: Matigara, Sub. Div- Siliguri, Dist: Darjeeling

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Achievements of Boarders/Students:

Most of the students accommodated in the hostel are appointed in Schools, Colleges, Universities and nationalised banks and multinational companies. Some of them are qualified NET/SLET conducted by the UGC/WBCSC.

Activities in the Hostel:

  • Birth day Celebration of  Swami Vivekananda on 12 January every year
  • Annual Cultural Programme
  • Annual Magazine
  • Wall Magazine
  • Republic day and Independence day Celebration by the boarders, Superintendents and other hostel staff of the hostel

Contact Details:

Dr. Laxmikanta   Padhi, Hostel Super, Vidyasagar Hall of Residance, Office of the PG Hostels for Boys, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohanpur, Dist: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin-734013

Phone: 0353-2580990