Boys hostel Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya

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Virender Kanwar

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The Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, located in Viveknagar, Tripura, is home to the Ramakrishna Mission Boys’ Hostel (premananda, brahmananda, and akhandananda dhams). This hostel opened its doors on May 26, 1996. There are currently around 121 boys at the hostel, both tribal and non-tribal. Exclusively for boys enrolled at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya are hostel facilities offered.


The aim of this institution is to give the students an education which moulds their character into integrated personalities; to develop clean and disciplined habits; and to give good moral and spiritual training. Great care is taken to build up their character in keeping with Swami Vivekananda’s ideals of Self reliance, Service and Dedication. Proper stress is also laid on leadership training and patriotic way of living to enable them to be responsible citizens of our nation.


The Hostel is located in the Viveknagar Mission campus which provides a serene and congenial atmosphere for the all-round development of the hostellers.


The Hostel is maintained and supervised by the monastic members of the Ramakrishna order. The monastic members are assisted by experienced and dedicated Warden/Staff.


Selection procedure and criteria are published in the local newspapers (e.g. Dainik Sambad) by the month of November every year.


  • A Shrine and Prayer hall
  • Smart Class
  • Coaching Classes by Vidyalaya teachers
  • A library with valuable books/magazines for formation of good character and intellectual development
  • T.V. and indoor games at specified hours
  • Playground for outdoor games
  • Children’s Park




Parents and guardians may visit their wards between 10.00 AM and 1.00 PM only on Sundays. The stationery and other requirements of the boys may be attended to visiting hours. They are requested not to enter in the boys room or dormitory. They may meet the boys in Visitors’ Room only.


The boy must be physically fit. If the boy has an attack of any serious infection or contagious disease, the local guardian should take him home for treatment etc.

The Hostel provides food. The boys should not have any restriction about diet. If he is found allergic to any of the items, he will not be considered suitable for the hostel life.


The boy must take care of all his personal belongings. The authorities are not responsible for the loss of any personal article. Parents are requested to have all the clothings, bed­sheets, blanket etc. marked with the boy’s initials with marking ink or by sewing. They are not supposed to carry any electronic gadgets like Mobile Phone, music player, camera etc. in the hostel. At the end of the academic year the boys may carry all their personal belongings.


The boys are permitted to go home only during the holidays and on local festivals on written request.

The boys will be allowed to go out only on depositing the gate-pass to the Mission Campus Security Guard on duty, which is issued by the Hostel Warden.

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About Virender Kanwar

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