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Trainees Hostel

The trainees hostel ‘Indicus’ is an elegant three storey building officially inaugurated during ICAR-CIBA’s Silver Jubilee Year, 2012. The facility is situated adjacent to the research complex on the main campus of ICAR-CIBA. The hostel offers a modest and limited number of well-furnished air-conditioned rooms including two VIP Suites and eight rooms with double bed occupancy, two family rooms with 3 beds, and a 7 bedded room for small groups (SEPTET) on shared occupancy. The well-ventilated rooms are provided with state-of-the-art facilities and a sea-front view to accommodate bonafide visitors/guests for a short stay not exceeding 7 days.

Amenities in rooms

  • TV with DTH connection
  • Intercom
  • Linens
  • Attached bathroom with a water heater and towels

Common facilities

  • Dining Hall / Cafeteria
  • Internet access at public areas/ Wi-Fi in  public areas
  • Ironing
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Parking facility

Catering Services

Catering Services are not available at present in the Hostel. However, tea/coffee maker facilities are provided in each room. Interested guests can avail of the canteen facility at the Institute premises located 100 meters away for tea/coffee, breakfast, and lunch. Dinner can be obtained on a delivery basis from nearby restaurants.

Charges Applicable to Indicus Trainees’ Hostel

Single bed per person per day charges AC Guest rooms (Rates w. e. f: 1st Sep, 2019)


Sl. No. Category Purpose A/C Bed room VIP Suite (A/C)
1 Serving and retired employees of ICAR/SAUs Official visit 500 700
Private visit 200 300
2 Serving employees of State/Central Govt Autonomous Org. /PSUs Official / Personal visit 600 800
3 Private visitors NA 700 900
4 Foreign visitors (SAARC) Official visit 2000 2500
5 Foreign visitors (Others) Official visit 3000 3500




For booking please submit the form addressed to Director, CIBA, Chennai

(Email: / Fax044-24610311)

From Distance Time
Chennai Airport 17 km 45 min
Chennai Egmore  Railway Station 9 km 40 min
Chennai Central Railway Station 10 km 45 min
Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT), Koyambedu 20 km 60 min
Adayar bus stand 4 km 15 min
Mandaveli Bus stand 3 km 10 min
Marina Beach 6 km 15 min
Santhome 1 km 5 min