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Canchipur - 795003
Imphal, Manipur
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Students Hostel

For the Accommodation of Students the University has Five hostels, three for gents and two for Ladies

Gents Hostel
Ladies Hostel
Thangjing Hostel
Urirei Hostel
Koubru Hostel
Kombirei Hostel

Men's Hostel
Thangjing Hostel ( Hostel No 1 )

The Thangjing Hostel is one of the Men’s Hostels of Manipur University. Its foundation stone was laid down by Shri RK Dorendrajit Singh, Ex-CM of Manipur on 26th October 1980 and opened on 7th February 1984 by Shri Nilamani Singh, Ex-VC in Charge, Manipur University. The Hostel currently has the provision of accommodation of 165 students. The Manipur University, Thangjing Hostel ensures that students belonging to different communities and coming from different and often far places have a safe and secure place to stay. It provides a conductive atmosphere for students to excel not only in academic pursuits but also in extra-curricular activities.

The hostel is provided with a common mess as well as sports and recreational facilities. The hostel provides hygienic food with reasonable quality at well affordable mess fee. The hostel is looked after by 12 staff members.

The hostel is providing a reading room, two common rooms, a reading room with internet facility of five computer terminals. The reading room has subscribed three leading national, eleven local newspapers and Employment News.

Koubru Hostel ( Hostel No 2 )

The Koubru Hostel (formerly known as Men’s Hostel 2) was established in the year 2005. There are 55 rooms in this hostel. Besides, the hostel has a Dining hall, a TV Hall, a Reading Room and a visitor’s room. The total staff strength of the hostel is 8 (2 cooks, 3 mess helpers, 1 caretaker, 1 chowkidar, and a sweeper). Out of 8 staff member only 2 of them are permanent and others are on contractual basis.

The hostel conducts social services of the surrounding, picnic party, inter-hostel sports meet and many other developmental and co curricular activities from time to time. The total capacity of the hostel is 92, which are distributed as follows:

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Langmaiching Hostel (Hostel No.3)

The hostel is a three storey building having a capacity of one hundred students.

Ladies' Hostel
Urirei Hostel (Hostel No 1)

The Manipur University Ladies Hostel No-1 is the oldest Ladies Hostel located inside the University Campus near the Canchipur hillock. It is surrounded by the historical stream known as the Chandranadi. It is situated near Canchipur palace gate constructed by Maharaja Gambhir Singh. The Manipur University, Ladies Hostel was established on 24th July 1982. Its foundation stone was laid down by Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi, the then Member of Parliament. Later on, in February 2001; the Hostel was extended to accommodate more students. Hostel consists of two blocks, namely New Block and Old Block. The rooms of the new block are double seated. It is for the accommodation of newcomers. Whereas the old block is meant for Research Scholars and Senior Students.

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Research Scholars
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The Hostel mess is run by the hostel and managed by the mess cooks assisted by 3 helpers under the supervision of the warden. The hostel provides water supply and medicine. The food is hygienic and the hostel provides at a reasonable quality at a well affordable mess fee.

Kombirei Hostel (Ladies Hostel 2)

Manipur University Ladies Hostel No. 2 was constructed on the western side of the bank of the Chandranadi. It is three-storied building having well furnished double seated 50 (fifty) rooms for students, one big dining hall, one Computer room and one assembly hall.

One Aqua guard drinking water is provided on each floor. One TV and two Desktop Computers (with one internet facility for Warden Office) are provided. The surrounding of the hostel has been lighted with electric lamps.

Manipur University Ladies Hostel was opened with a formal inauguration in July 2007.

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