Advantage and disadvantages of hostel life
Hostels have provision for gymnasium where the hosteler can take morning exercise and building their bodies. In a nutshell, the hostel not only cares for the health of the students but also their studies. There is a reading room and library attached to the hostel to enable the students to study books, news papers and computer Internet.
He forms the habit of co-operation with friend
As a hosteler is not under the care of his family, he develops a sense of independence and self-reliance. He is not under the supervisory attention which a mother always tries to give to the child. He gets the normal attention of the hostel superintendent who looks into his genuine difficulties and removes them about, at the same time, gives him freedom enough to make is own choice, put forth his demands and meet his own day-to-day requirements. He is in an educational atmosphere where his intellect gets disciplined and his mind cultivated in an intellectual direction. He has a good chance to play different games and therefore, he builds his body and health. He forms the habit of co-operation with friends, and learns the art of cultivate working and behavior.
If a hosteler falls in a bad company he has chances of going astray
But there are many disadvantages of hostel life. If a hosteler falls in a bad company he has chances of going astray. If does not get proper money from his parents, he has the tendency to develop evil habits and to divert his categories under the influence of bad company. If he looks at a rich co-hosteler spending extra money and enjoying himself, he develops an inferiority complex which spoils his character and personality.