Hostels in universities play a very significant role in pursuing academic and extracurricular activities. We provide our students a homely environment away from their homes. Studying away from home opens up a new world, but along with the excitement comes the anxiety and responsibilities. The NorthCap University provides its students a comfortable, secure, safe and healthy accommodation. The University accommodation options offers assured benefits, so that a student can settle in and begin to enjoy student life right from day one. There are separate boys and girls hostel to accommodate students. High-quality accommodation, on a shared basis, with clean and hygienic dining facilities is provided by the University. Living in a hostel is a great way to meet other students and make new friends. Students from different regions of the country and with different cultures live together with harmony. The rooms are well furnished, with a 24-hour power backup, treated water, Wi-Fi, intercom, indoor sports, entertainment and recreational facilities, central kitchen, and a bus for the conveyance of students. All hostels are provided with security guards round the clock. Accommodation in hostels is allotted on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis, as limited numbers of seats are available. Students who are unable to be accommodated in the University hostels can find alternative lodging nearby. Many paying guest facilities in close proximity to the University campus can be seen by students, who will need to exercise their own options.
The University also runs a well-appointed Alumni Guest House, situated just opposite to the main campus, for alumni, faculty and University guests. The Guest House has four rooms on a twin sharing basis, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a central dining hall. The alumni and other university guests can avail the facility of this Guest House at nominal charges.
The University provides a bus service from the main campus to the hostel for the conveyance of students. For the added convenience of the students and faculty, the University also operates AC bus subsided service between nearby two Metro stations and the University campus in the morning and evening hours.
The University has a dedicated team of doctors to cater to medical needs of the students and staff. The Medical Room at the University is available to students, faculty and staff of the University on all working days during working hours. A team of qualified doctors provide allopathic treatment as well as in the homoeopathic system of medicine. The Medical Room provides superior emergency care, with all examination beds, medical equipment and medicines to cater to immediate medical aid like providing first-aid for injuries, accidents etc. and thereafter moving the patient for further course of treatment. The University has a well-equipped ambulance van that is available round the clock to reach sick students to Columbia Asia Hospital which is ten minute driving distance away and we have a MoU with them. The doctors also visit the University’s hostels when required. In addition, the University also has a Psychologist-cum-Counselor to provide support to psychological issues of students and staff. The psychologist can be approached for addressing any issues related to emotional distress, anxiety or depression, adjustment issues, work-life balance etc.
The NorthCap University provides a wealth of sporting opportunities, both on and off campus. The University has sports facilities for nearly all indoor and outdoor sports. The numerous sports facilities and clubs provide an array of activities to choose from. The cricket-cum-football ground is arguably one of the finest grounds in the NCR, with floodlight facilities for night sports. There are multiple ongoing sporting activities that take place throughout the year. The University’s sporting activities are scheduled to fit in with the academic timetable, allowing everyone to participate. The students can participate in different outdoor and indoor sports. The facilities for different sports at the University include:
The facilities for indoor games and outdoor games help students keep healthy, fit and competitive. Participation in sports inculcates qualities of commitment, dedication, integrity, perseverance, leadership, fair play and help in the development of various skills in students. Involvement at any level is encouraged. Our students have been participating and performing well in different sports tournaments in and outside Delhi NCR which has earned the University several awards and prizes in various inter-university tournaments across India.
Learning Management System
The NorthCap University offers an innovative learning system as a supplement to classroom teaching – an e-learning portal called the Learning Management System (LMS) which provides students with online access to the course content of every course offered and to important information related to the different subjects running through the semester such as lecture notes, recommended reading, tutorial sheets and assignments. Students are encouraged to use this portal to prepare themselves before coming to class, so as to have a better understanding of complex concepts.
Laboratories and Workshops
All the departments of the University have well-equipped laboratories for practicals and hands-on training sessions. The laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, instruments, kits and software tools and are constantly upgraded to match the requirements of the new curricula. These labs are supervised by well-qualified technical personnel. The departments regularly update their schemes and syllabi, and make the necessary upgrades to the laboratory and computational facilities. The laboratories in the departments provide an opportunity to conduct basic experiments as well as advanced research.
The labs in Department of EECE have the facility of advanced level optical link simulators, DSP and FPGA kits and PCB fabrication along with latest software packages and research tools. The labs are kept open till extended hours to encourage students to try more hands-on working on the lab equipment.
Department of Mechanical Engineering has well-equipped project labs like the machine shop, fitting/sheet metal shop, pattern making/carpentry shop, welding shop, fluid machines lab, automotive lab, auto fuels and lubrications lab, computational fluid dynamics lab, heat and mass transfer, refrigeration and air-conditioning lab, material science lab, engineering drawing lab, energy conversion lab, strength of material lab, CAD lab etc.
The Department of CSE&IT has well-equipped research laboratories for algorithms and complexity, networking, multimedia, formal methods, high-performance systems, intelligent and adaptive systems, and signal and image processing. The Virtual Labs, in collaboration with IIT Delhi, have enhanced the practical involvement.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has a variety of state-of-the-art laboratories for structural analysis, soil mechanics and geotechnology, concrete and highway engineering, fluid mechanics, surveying, environmental engineering, engineering geology, and computer simulation and modelling.
The Centre for Languages Learning has state-of-the-art Language Laboratory which helps in enhancing the speaking and listening skills of the students thereby making them industry ready.
Auditorium & Open Air Theatre
The University accommodates an excellent academic infrastructure of over 85 class and tutorial rooms, over 70 labs and workshops, faculty cabins, an auditorium with a capacity of 425 seating, a 100-seater seminar hall, multiple conference rooms, a media room and a double basement parking. An open-air Amphitheatre next to the sports ground provides an enchanting ring side view to the spectators to the numerous students-led cultural events.
Student Career Services
The School of Professional Attachment (SPA) at NCU is a novel concept, created to ensure a regular attachment of academics with industry for the professional enrichment and better placement opportunities of its students. A regular and healthy professional interaction is maintained with various multinational and national companies, both in the private as well as public sectors. The students do their internship, required as a part of their academic curriculum, and finally for job opportunities in a suitable company based upon their field of specialization and academic record. The goal of professional attachment is to equip students with the right kinds of skills and attitude so that they can become more effective, efficient and productive in their employers' organizations. The ultimate objective of professional attachment is to prepare a student for a good job placement – in line with the recruiters' expected standards. Counseling is provided by the faculty, SPA coordinators and industry experts on a regular basis. Students are also helped in developing their technical and soft skills through online aptitude tests, group discussions, presentation competitions and pre-placement interviews.
The Library and Information Resource Center at NCU provides Book Bank facility to all its students. In this scheme, students can permanently retain the books issued to them, on payment of service charges. They need not return the books to library. The details of the scheme can be obtained from the Library. This facility is very popular among students as they can enjoy the reading and can make their personal library.
The University also has branded outlets of Nestle situated in the University campus. The University has a branch of Syndicate Bank along with an ATM operating from its premises for the convenience of its faculty and students.