Around the Campus

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Around
Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai

Though the temporary campus is located in the town of Sejbahar, it has an excellent road connectivity with the main city. Once you reach Raipur, it won’t be much of a hassle to reach IIT Bhilai as the campus is well connected with the Airport as well as the Railway Station

Entry points to Raipur Distance (km) Estimated Time
Swami Vivekananda Airport 17 30 min*
Raipur Junction Railway Station 12.5 40 to 45 min**

**The route is mostly wide roads with minimal traffic even at rush hours.

*The route goes through the city, hence time may be less or more depending on the traffic conditions.

Transportation

Your friends to take you to the main city will be the Auto-Rickshaws. They are easily available outside the campus premises, providing both sharing and single services. A good number of rickshaws are from Sejbahar itself, so even if you need a ride to the airport even at 4 in the morning, just give them a call in the previous evening and they will be ready with your ride at the specified time. If you need a cab, then you always have Ola.

Restaurants

"Variety is the spice of life"- Tired of Rajma on Friday or Chicken on Wednesday? Wanna celebrate the completion of a tough course? Well on such occasions these eateries come to our rescue. There are a couple of such places at a walking distance from the Campus.

Hotel Shirin
Hotel Shirin is proper restaurant which offers both Veg as well as Non-Veg cuisines.
See on google maps →
The Hangout
The Hangout, a pure Veg. eatery offers fast-foods, mainly Burgers, Pizzas, Noodles, Hotdogs etc.
See on google maps →
Tech Cafe
The cafe is located inside the campus and provides variety of snacks and fast-foods such as Samosa, Pasta, Maggi among others.
See on google maps →
Khao Piyo
Located just outside the campus, it provides both veg and non-veg snacks as well as beverages.
See on google maps →
Hungry Birds
Recently opened, Hungry Birds is a restaurant which provides veg as well as non-veg cuisines.

Street Food

There are also a couple of Dhabhas and Street Food Vendors in the same radius as the above. Missing cheese bursts? Call Dominos and get your pizza within 30 minutes.

Entertainment Hubs

Birthday Celebrations, “BHAI ki Nayi movie”, Marvel’s next flick or Shopping your favourite brands- we all eagerly wait for the m. Well that’s why the malls are here for. Just call a rick, and within half an hour you will be at your destination. The following are some high end shopping malls to explore:

Mall Highlights Distance and Time Google Map
Magneto The Mall Barbeque Nation, KFC, McD, Subway, BigBazaar, PVR 14 km (25 to 30 min) Click Here!
City Centre Mall Dominos, Gaming Alley, Cinemax, BigBazaar 13 km (30 to 40 min) Click Here!
Colors Mall Gaming Alley, Turf 9.2 km (25 to 30 min) Click Here!
Ambuja Mall Shoppers Stop, Inox, Chain Fast Foods 20 km (45 to 55 min) Click Here!

Not fond of Jam Packed Malls? Want to explore the culture of contemporary Raipur? Well then take your ride to Raipur’s Marine Drive. This place flaunts a beautiful lake-The Teliband a Talab which provided magnificent sunset views. Have a penchant for Street food? Look around and you will find a plet hora of stalls waiting to cater to your taste buds. If you love art, then you cannot afford to miss a series of v ibrant graffiti paintings on various buildings. In a nutshell it is a perfect destination to hang out with friends!! See on google maps →

Daily Needs and General Stores

Just outside the campus are various general purpose stores. These include:

  •   Medical Stores
  •   Mobile Recharge Stores
  •   Haircut/Salon
  •   General Grocery Stores
  •   Hardware Shops
  •   Cycle Repair Shops
  •   Stationary Shops
  •   Fruits and Vegetable
  •   Dairy Products

Also apart from these if one needs a wider variety of stores, then he can visit the market of:

  • Santoshi Nagar, which is about 7 km from the campus in a 10 min rickshaw ride. See on google maps →
  • Ghadi Chowk, which is about 10 km from the campus. It is a pivot location due to its proximity with various markets around the city. See on google maps →

Banks and ATMs

  •   State Bank of India (SBI) Branch and ATM
  •   Canara Bank Branch and ATM
  •   Bank of India Branch and ATM
  •   State Bank of India (SBI) Branch and ATM
  •   IDBI Bank Branch and ATM (Located within the campus premises)
  •   Union Bank ATM (Located within the campus premises)