It was tough getting into the school of your choice, getting into its hostel is tougher. And if marks hold the key for a seat in a good school, so it does for a good room in the school hostel, getting a room in a hostel is getting more difficult every year. Most hostels give rooms on first come-first serve basis, and there are those school that give preference to toppers...
The school considers the boarding house as an extension of formal education. Its purpose is not only to provide shelter and food to out-station students, but also to provide opportunity for practical community living. The community life in the boarding house demands certain rules and regulations for the maintenance of discipline and order. Boarding House rules are kept to a minimum, and the students and their parents are expected to respect and obey them strictly.