The thirteen Student Hostels at IIT Delhi are named after the mountain ranges of India. The eleven Boys' Hostels and two Girls' Hostels house around 5000 IITians.
Each hostel is self-contained with a mess, common room, reading room, indoor games room, gym and other such facilities. The rooms are provided with internet through a 10 Mbps leased line. There is a Warden-in-charge of every hostel. An elected student body with House Secretary, Mess Secretary, Cultural Secretary, Sports Secretaries, and Secretaries for various functions and along club representatives run the hostel functions and ensure that the stay in hostel is memorable.