The main concern of this hostel is character formation, along with intellectual excellence. All the inmates must co-operate with the Director and Assistant Director to achieve these aims.
The motto of Bellarmine Hostel is "TOWARDS ALL EXCELLENCE". This hostel is meant for students of the Self Financing Courses and M.Phil. scholars. There are 65 rooms (Single and double beds) that can accommodate 150 students. The boarding facility for the students is provided at the Sacred Heart Hostel. A Reading room, a Television cum Music room, a volleyball court are the other facilities provided in the hostel.
Rules and Regulations
Students are admitted into Bellarmine Hostel only after they are admitted into one of the courses in the College, and after a personal interview with the Director. The parent must accompany the applicant. Membership of the hostel is for one year only. Senior students wishing to be readmitted must apply again in the prescribed form. Those students who have not behaved well or shown seriousness in studies may not be admitted again.
Breakfast : 7.00 am. to 8.00 am.
Lunch : 1.45 pm. to 2.30 pm.
Supper : 7.00 pm. to 8.00 pm.
Study and Silence:
Responsibility and self-discipline are necessary for success in life. Common living is impossible without these. To maintain order and harmony, the following guidelines are to be followed by all.
All should cooperate to maintain an atmosphere conducive to study; they should take every care not to disturb anyone, especially at times of study and sleep.
Since all are Post-Graduate students, serious study habits are expected from them.
Strict silence is to be observed from 9.00 pm. to 7.00 am. on all days. This silence time begins with prayer/song, played over the Public Address System. All the students are to stand outside their rooms for this prayer.
Absence from the Hostel after 9.00. pm. without the Director's permission is a serious fault. Those who wish to attend courses outside SJC campus will do so after getting written permission from the Director. An atmosphere of silence is to be maintained in the hostel permises in the forenoon hours, so that serious study which is expected of post-graduate students is possible for all.
Day scholars are not to permitted to enter the hostel premises. Smoking in the hostel/College campus is strictly forbidden.
Responsibility and self-discipline are the only means to success in life and these are necessary for community living. To help the students acquire responsibility and self-discipline and with a view to providing order and harmony in the hostel campus and an atmosphere for hard work and study, the following guidelines are presented.