A Place For
Perfect Education

To build a healthy and civilized society through human values combining physical as well as spiritual development.

Hostel Facilities

शरीरमाद्यं खलु धर्मसाधनम् ।

This extraordinary hostel for boys became operational in 2018 and continues to grow with significant expansion.
The hostel was built with the purpose of:
  • Instilling the Swaminarayan tradition and disciplines in children
  • Accommodating students from places further away
  • Creating a unique learning environment and culture

Information

Admissions Information for the Academic Year 2021-22

Our Goals for the hostel are to:
  • Allow students to distinguish themselves from each other and create memorable life experiences with fellow students
  • Instil learning that goes beyond their time in the hostel
  • Shape and develop them into dynamic individuals that make positive contributions to society
The hostel complex currently comprises: 32 spacious dormitory rooms, with a capacity to accommodate up to 200 boys (currently being expanded), an audio-visual hall, audio recording studio, study hall and a recreational area. In addition to the facilities, all students at the hostel are provided with:
  • Uniforms for school, sports, spiritual and formal functions
  • Textbooks, notebooks, stationary
  • Storage cabinet, bed, sheets, pillows and blankets, chair, footwear rack
Furthermore, all students at the hostel are provided three nutritious meals each day, plus snacks to maintain energy throughout the day.

Dining Hall and Our Food

As is the Food so is the Mind.
The spacious dining hall at Gokuldham serves 600 students simultaneously with pure vegetarian food that is carefully selected by a professional nutritionist. This ensures the highest balance is achieved in quality, taste and calorific content for all students. Our emphasis is to always provide food that promotes healthy living and healthy eating habits.
Specially trained cooks use fresh and nutritious ingredients, purchased from local markets, to prepare the menu items daily. In addition to traditional Gujarati foods, our menu also comprises a large variety of delicious North Indian and South Indian varieties, such as Dosa, Pani Puri, Manchurian, Noodles, Idly, Upma, Pulao etc. Our own bakery also provides delicacies such as tasty Pizzas, Burgers, Dabeli, Sandwiches and Pav Bhaji. The Campus never serves premade or unhealthy processed foods.
Kitchen and Bakery Facilities:
Our Kitchen facilities and Gokuldham’s self-maintained bakery are equipped with the latest in equipment and electrical appliances. Food is prepared under strict hygienic conditions by trained cooks.

Medical Care

The Campus provides a range of medical and health services for the well-bring of all its students, these include:
  • An on-site medical dispensary with First Aid and routine medicines
  • Daily visits by a doctor to tend to student needs
  • Periodical visits by a Paediatrician or as required, to deal with specific health issues
  • Gokuldham is associated with a local Hospital (5 minutes away) that provides general medical services 24 hours, and is also associated with other specialised hospitals in case of need.
  • A medical van is also available at the Campus for medical emergency transportation
Our Requirements and Conditions: Parents must:
  • Provide a full medical history of the child before admittance, with details of any ongoing medication, treatments, allergies and illnesses.
  • Inform the hostel Wellness Centre authorities of any special medical requirement for their child
  • Students with conditions such as sleep-walking at night cannot be permitted to stay in the hostel, to avoid risk of incidents.
  • The Wellness Centre provides basic first aid only to the students. Parents will be required to take responsibility for any medical condition and care that requires further attention or investigation.
  • In case of a medical emergency, the hostel authorities will, on behalf of the parents, transfer the child to the nearest hospital. In such cases, parents or a local guardian will be required to attend the hospital immediately.
Dormitory
Students are provided with personal cupboards, a bed, a chair and a footwear rack in their dormitory. Speakers are fitted in all dormitories for direct connection to the Residence Office.
Hot Water
The campus provides students with hot water from modern electric heaters to dormitories in the Campus, 24 hours a day. This is especially needed for bathing and washing during colder seasonal temperatures.
Drinking water:
Fresh and clean drinking water is very important in maintaining every child’s health. The Gokuldham Campus has its own large scale RO Water Filtration Plant that provides continuous drinking water to the hostel and throughout the Campus.
Salon Services
Timely barber visits are arranged to the Hostel to give the boys a sober hair-style whilst on the Campus. We promote a common hairstyle for every student. Clean, smart and easy to maintain.
Laundry Service
Students are provided with an efficient laundry service, where clothes are collected, washed, ironed and returned every two days. Bed linen and pillow covers are washed every week.
Telecommunication
Parents are required to provide a basic phone for their child, which they can access from the caretakers on their selected day to speak with their parents or guardians for about 15 minutes. Smart phones are strictly not permitted for students at the hostel.

Safety and Security

The Campus has secure fencing along its entire perimeter, with access being controlled at two main gates. Security guards provide 24/7 cover at both these entrances seven days a week.
CCTV cameras strategically placed around the Campus, providing effective surveillance and ensuring the safety of all students and community members at Gokuldham.