Medical facilities: The health of the children is adequately watched over in the hostel. GIET campus has a well-equipped dispensary under the care of a professional Medical Practitioner. No stone is left unturned when it comes to the physical well being of any child. The students are periodically examined by Doctor. Also the services of the General Hospitals, which is located in the vicinity, are extended to the inmates of the hostel whenever necessary.
Other in-house facilities: The hostel has a number of other services in-house to make the stay of the student at the hostel a pleasant experience. They include -
1. A general stores stocking every possible item, from pencils and pins to buckets and bags, as may be required by the students.
2. A library and reading room with a variety collection of general knowledge and children story books apart from comics and other light reading material.
3. An audio-visual parlour to provide wholesome entertainment on weekends and on other special occasions.
4. A computer room with Internet connectivity and multimedia facility with restricted access.
5. A land line telephone with incoming as well as outgoing calls.
6. For artistically inclined students the hostel has ample facilities to pursue their interests of painting, drawing, etc. in their leisure time.
7. For boys keen on indoor games like carom, chess, etc., the hostel has spacious patios.
8. Other than these, the hostel has special rooms and people employed for services like laundry, saloon, etc.
The hostel mess caters to all the food and nutritional requirements of the students. They are served a well-balanced and strictly vegetarian diet along with milk at the hostel. The menu for all meal sessions is changed regularly to provide variety and wholesome nourishment.
Sick Ward Pantry: There is also a separate Sick Ward Pantry to prepare special diets as per doctor's advice for students not keeping good health.
Hostel Fees: The hostel charges a fee of Rs. from the students of Class I to Class X for an academic year towards Boarding and Maintenance expenses. In addition, an amount of Rs.1,000 is charged as caution deposit from students of class VIII to X which is refundable after the student's education in the school is complete. The amount can be paid in advance either in preferably one lump sum or in two equal instalments.
A Striking Feature
A wonderful facet of the hostel is that all the services within the hostel are all manned and managed by the students themselves. Whether it is managing the general stores and fruit stall, hostel library and the reading room, serving in the dinning hall, maintaining the dietary kitchen, looking after the hostel garden, running the weekend entertainment presentations, looking after the upkeep of the prayer hall shrine or any other service, boys are encouraged to voluntarily take up some responsibility as per their liking and interests. It serves to infuse in them the virtues of service, co-operation and dignity of labour, besides providing them invaluable work experience.
Daily Schedule The daily routine of activities for the students in the hostel and the school are tabled below:
Suprabhatam (Morning prayer), 5.30 a.m.
Jogging & Games or Yoga, 6.00 a.m.
Breakfast, 7.30 a.m.
School Hours (with one hour lunch break in between), 4.00 p.m.
Tea & Snacks, 4.00 p.m.
Games, 4.30 p.m.
Bhajans, 6.00 p.m.
Dinner, 7.00 p.m.
Study Hours, 7.30 p.m.
Night Milk and Lights off, 10 p.m.
Sleeping times are fixed differently according to the age group of the students.
A cultured Code of Conduct is a time-honoured and long cherished tradition of the hostel. Every student is exhorted to observe the rules and regulations whole-heartedly and in right spirit.
Each student is expected to sincerely practise obedience and reverence to teachers and elders, as Humility is the hallmark of a good student. Mutual courtesy and gentlemanly behaviour also is as important as it will promote peace and harmony among the students.
Students are expected to wear decent and unostentatious dress and maintain short and well-groomed hairstyle. The students are not supposed to sport moustache, beard and long side burns.
Voluntarily maintaining silence during mass gatherings like assembly, in dining hall, inside classroom etc. is expected from every student. Indulging in loud talk and idle chat is inexcusably condemned.
Punctuality is a must in the disciplined life pattern at the hostel. All students are expected to be in time for all sessions whether in school or in the hostel.
Leaving the hostel premises for any reason other than attending School, without explicit permission from the warden is not encouraged. Overnight stay outside the hostel is forbidden.
In the event of a student's presence being absolutely required at home, other than during the vacation, he/she should furnish the following to the Warden along with the leave application:
a) The requisition letter from the parent.
b) Permission letter from the School authority / the Doctor (in case, it is for health reasons).
The Warden, then, at his discretion may permit the student to go home and return to the hostel within the stipulated time.
Parents / guardians alone are permitted to meet their wards between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sundays only and not on any other holiday. No visitor is permitted to meet any student on working days.
Personal possession of Iron box, tape recorder or transistor, video games etc. is not allowed in the hostel.
All students are required to maintain high standard of personal cleanliness and room cleanliness as well as the cleanliness of the surroundings.
Students are not encouraged to keep any ready cash or valuables with them.
Any breach of the rules and regulations mentioned above is not tolerated. The hostel and school authorities reserve the right to expel any student from the hostel and the school at any time of the year if his/her behaviour is found wanting.
" Truly GPS Hostel is a home away from home"
The primary wing of the school has an impressive and artistically designed hostel which lodges all the girls, junior and senior, and boys up to class VII. Boys and girls are housed in separate floor. The bright and well-ventilated rooms make for comfortable and collective living. Each child has his/her own individual bed space, reading table and chair with large shelf area to keep their clothes and other items of personal use. Mattresses, Bedspreads, Pillows, mosquito net etc. are provided by the hostel.
Higher Secondary School Boys' Hostel
The hostel for the higher secondary school boys is an imposing and elegant edifice. This hostel housing all boys from class VIII to X. This spacious building is self-sufficient in all respects. Safeguarding and promoting good health of the students is the foremost among other concerns of the hostel.
The hostel is truly a model for nurturing a sound body and steady mind for the students. It is self-sufficient in all respects and geared to take care of every need of the student. The various kinds of services provided for the students inside the hostel premises itself are as below: