The student hostels in both campuses of the university are being in use for about 45 years
The current bed occupancy is about 14,000 distributed as follows:
Student population: 45,137
At the moment the University is barely accommodating about 30% of the students on campus.
There is increased demand for on campus accommodation by students.
The hostels are dilapidated from old age and overuse.University is unable to restore the healthy state of the hostels due to lack of resources (only 22% of the hostels could be renovated in the last 5 years (5 out of 22 hostels).