IISER Bhopal is a residential Institute and requires that all the students registered for a degree programme in the Institute reside on campus. The students are also provided a mess and other necessary facilities. There are at present 06 hostels in the campus. The hostel rules need to be followed in all IISER Bhopal hostels in addition to the Rules of Conduct listed in the UG Manual. Necessary action is initiated against those who are found in violation of any of these rules.
Institute provides an on-campus Hostel accommodation to all registered students. Institute has a total of 6 Hostels (4 Boys Hostel: Hawk, Crane, Swan & Sunbird and 2 Girls Hostel: Eagle & Silverbill). Hostel building has provision of ramp at entrance and lift (elevators) facility is also available for easy movement of students. Provision of rooms with attached toilet is also made available for the students with disability. Each hostel room is provided with cot, study table, chair, almira, tube light, and a study lamp. First year students shall be provided accommodation on a sharing basis.