The ORSI 2018 will be held at the Victor Menezes Convention Center (VMCC), IIT Bombay, Mumbai India.

IIT Bombay, was established in 1958, at Powai, a northern suburb of Mumbai. Today the Institute is one of the centers of academic excellence in the country. Over the years, there has been dynamic progress at IIT Bombay in all academic and research activities, and a parallel improvement in facilities and infrastructure, to keep it on par with the best institutions in the world. IIT Bombay is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee this year.

The IIT Bombay campus is an ecological hotspot an oasis of soothing green, flanked by the two lakes ‘Powai’ and ‘Vihar’. There are more than a hundred species of trees and wild flowers and about 150 recorded species of birds. The natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere belies the range and intensity of the academic activities.


Participants are requested to make their own arrangement for accommodation at hotels near IITB campus.  A list of suggested hotels can be found below. You may directly contact the hotels and make your reservations.
For students: Efforts are underway for accommodation for students at IITB student hostels (on sharing basis). We will keep you posted on this.

Hotel Charges* Distance from Venue Info Contact Information
The Beatle 5,300 2.5KM Details email:
The Caliph Hotel 3,500-7,000 4KM Details email:
Hotel Anantha Executive Suites 3,000-4,500 4KM Details email:
The Residence Hotel & Apartments 4,750-6,250 6KM Details email:
Ramada Powai Hotel & Convention Centre 6,000-7,500 6KM Details email:
Hotel Blue Inn Residence 2,200 4KM Details
Hotel Lake Bloom Residency 2,200 5KM Details
*Estimated charges per night. Taxes extra. Exact charges may differ based on dates and availability.
**The above hotels have free wifi and complimentary breakfast.

There are other hotels too in close proximity to IITB: Meluha The Fern, Rodas, Keys Hotel-SakiNaka, and others which you can also consider.

Student Accommodation

We have made arrangements for student accommodation at IITBombay student hostels for the ORSI-2018 conference. To book your stay at the student hostel, follow the steps as below:

1. Register for the conference, as mentioned in
2. Once the fees are received, your registration will be verified.
3. After verification, login to using your user-id and password you used for your registration
4. Once logged in, click "Participant> Accommodation Booking"
5. Select "Provide (external) hotel booking details"
6. Select your From Date and To Date.
7. Select either Boys Hostel or Girls Hostel.
8. Click submit. **NO payment needed at this point**

These student hostel accommodations can be booked until December 8th 2018, after your registration is done. However we recommend you do it as soon as possible.
Kindly note that the student hostel accommodation will be on sharing basis only, in IITB student hostels with common bathrooms. It is recommended *only* for students. A nominal payment of about Rs500/day may be applicable which you may need to pay the hostel directly (We are trying to negotiate a waiver from the Institute. Will keep you posted).