The IISER-TVM campus, part of the Western Ghats mountain ecosystem, is arguably one of the most picturesque Indian campuses. Spanning about 200 acres, it is located at Vithura, ca. 40 km from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, at the foothills of the Agasthyamalai hills. It includes a substantial tract of rainforest that is contiguous with the Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve. The buildings are nestled amidst lush greenery, and provide a breathtaking setting for academic work.
The campus has well-equipped facilities for teaching, research and student activities.
Currently, the main academic complex comprises the Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Biological Sciences buildings along with the Animal House an Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) buildings. A separate Lecture Hall complex and Administrative block are expected to be ready by 2020.
IISER-TVM is a fully residential campus with hostels provided for male and female students. There are two Dining Halls as part of the hostel complex, in addition to other eateries. An Indoor Stadium in addition to outdoor courts provide sports facilities. There are several other recreation areas for cultural activities.
The well-equipped health centre has staff round the clock. An ambulance is available in case of emergencies that need immediate medical care in a bigger hospital
The newly inaugurated guest house includes XX rooms to accommodate short and long-term visitors.
The residential complex in Kattippara provides housing for the faculty and staff of our institute
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