IISER - TVM

List of Items to be brought by New students

Hostel Accommodation

  • Being a fully residential Institute, students are required to stay in the Institute hostel. IISER-TVM provides furnished hostel accommodation to all its students.
  • On the day of registration, students will be provided hostel rooms and they are expected to occupy their respective rooms on the same day.
  • Students are advised to bring the following items:
    1. Mattress & Pillow – 1 (Can be bought locally from the co-operative store in the campus or nearby market after hostel allotment)
    2. Bed sheets – at least 2
    3. Pillow – 1
    4. Pillow cover – at least 2
    5. Mosquito net – 1
    6. Bath Towel – at least 2
    7. Bag for dirty clothes – 1
    8. Basket, Mug, Soap dish – 1 each
    9. Umbrella or raincoat – 1
    10. Torch – 1
    11. Pad locks-2
    12. Buckets & Mug-2
    13. Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, shaving kits, nail cutter, shoe polish kit, handkerchief, hangers, slippers, shoes, clothes, medicines – as per requirement
    14. Any other items required for academic purposes.
      Students may also purchase these items from the co-operative store in the campus or from the Vithura (near by) market.

Please note that accompanying parents/guardians will not be permitted to stay overnight in the Institute hostel with their respective wards.

A list of hotels nearby is available here

For any further information please contact us at the following address:
IISER - Thiruvananthapuram,
Maruthamala PO, Vithura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695551, Kerala, India.
Phone :
- Adminstration: 0471-2778044, Academics: 0471-2778028, Control Desk: 0471-2778028
Email : registrar@iisertvm.ac.in