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रफ़ी अहमद किदवई राष्ट्रीय पोस्टल अकादमी

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Accommodation in the Hostel

RAKNPA has its hostel in the Campus, where 60 participants are accommodated. The rooms are furnished and have all facilities like TV set, geyser, A/C, Broadband, intercom, bathroom slipper etc. Washing machine, Drier, Ironing facilities are also available. A washerman comes in the morning to collect clothes for washing and ironing on payment basis. Generally, rooms are allotted on singleoccupancy basis. Accommodation for families of the participants is not available.

The Hostel has its own Recreation room, TV lounge and a cyber room. If you want a newspaper in your room please contact the Reception desk.

Rooms are cleaned daily in the morning at around 1000 hrs. Duplicate keys are available with the caretaker to open your room. In case you notice that your room is not cleaned or some particular gadget is not working, kindly write about this in the Complaint Book kept at the Hostel Reception Desk. You should keep your valuables safely and lock the almirahs.

The Hostel charges are as below:

Room rent per day -

For pay beyond Rs. 16400/- (Old Scale)  Rs. 20/-

For pay upto Rs. 16,400/-(Old Scale)        Rs. 16/-

Mess Arrangements

Mess is  co-operatively managed by a Mess Committee. You have to pay in advance on weekly basis to the Mess Secretary for mess charges.  All meals, tea etc are provided in the mess dining hall.

The charges for the Mess are:-

(i)   Mess Establishment                Rs. 50/-    Per week

(ii)  Mess Charge                            Rs. 200/- Per day


a)  Break fast            Rs. 50/-                      (0830-0930 hrs)

b)  Lunch                    Rs. 70/-                      (1330-1430 hrs)

c)  Dinner                  Rs. 70/-                      (2030-2130 hrs)

d) Tea/Coffee daily charge Rs. 10/-     (0630 & 1730 hrs)

Rebate is not given if you do not take either a break-fast or lunch or dinner. However, the Mess Secretary may give some rebate if you do not take your meals for three consecutive days.


The climate of Ghaziabad is somewhat extreme. It is pretty cold down to 3 degree C at night in December / January. Cold weather is experienced from October to March.  Summer is experienced from April to September and monsoon from mid-June to mid- September.  The mercury touches 44 to 45 degree C in May/June.  One should, therefore, come properly equipped with clothing as per the climatic conditions here. Bringing a pair of formal shoes is a must. You may also bring a pair of walking shoes.

Other facilities

Nearest State Bank of India branches are inside the ALT Centre and at Sanjay Nagar.  A PNB branch is located nearby in Sector 11 Raj Nagar.   Both these banks have ATMs around the college.

RAKNPA Post Office is located inside the campus.

For making STD calls a P.C.O. booth is available near the Hostel Reception desk.

The nearest market is within walking distance at Sector 23 Raj Nagar.

Medical Facilities

CGHS Dispensary at Kamala Nehru Nagar is about 1 Km from RAKNPA.  You are advised to bring your CGHS Card to avail of any dispensary facilities as per rules.  You can take medical consultation /treatment from the following hospitals/clinics for any illness. The medical expenses will have to be borne by you. In emergency and exceptional cases advances can, however, be given by the RAKNPA.

Sl. Name and address of Hospital Telephone
 1. CGHS Dispensary,  Kamala Nehru Nagar 2789969
 2. District Govt. Hospital , Sanjay Nagar (Nearest) CMO-2783966 (M)9868444387Emergency -2784928
 3. MMG Hospital GT Road Ghaziabad 2730038
 4. Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital (CGHS empanelled, 5 Km. from RAKNPA) 2750001, 27550002
 5. Sharma Nursing Home, Sanjay Nagar( a private clinic near RAKNPA) Dr. S.C. Sharma2783428, 9891811896

Sports, Fitness and Recreation

RAKNPA has a Gymnasium equipped with cardio and weight training equipments among others.

Table Tennis, Chess, Billiards, Carom boards and facilities for various outdoor sports such as Badminton, Cricket, Football, Volley ball, Lawn Tennis, Basketball are all available in the campus. RAKNPA has also a walking track of about 1 Km length along the boundary wall of the campus.

Yoga and Pranayam Classes (conducted by an expert) are held every morning for all participants in the front lawn / multi-purpose hall. You will get information about this on the very first day.

The college encourages the participants to put up a cultural show in one evening.


A well equipped library with 12,000 books and 70 Magazines is available. The Library remains open up to 1900 hrs. You can get books/magazines issued in your name from the Library.

Audio-Visual Room

For training purposes and also for entertainment, an Audio-Visual Room is there on the ground floor of Administrative Block. DVDs of popular English/ Indian feature films, training films, documentaries etc are available for issue of the participants.

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