Our hostel is named Vikram Sarabhai Hall of Residence, as a tribute to Dr. Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai, an Indian physicist and astronomer, who initiated space research and helped develop nuclear power in India. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1966 and the Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972. He is regarded as the Father of the Indian Space Program.
Vikram Sarabhai Hall of Residence is a home away from home for Male students of IIT Indore. With state of the art facilities besides a conducive social climate provided to all inmates to realize their academic strengths and life ambitions, Vikram Sarabhai Hall of Residence aims to instill foundations of excellence early on being home for all the Undergraduate first-year students of IIT Indore.