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Haunted college campus: Stories of IIT Roorkee and 9 other Indian colleges and hostels will give you goosebumps

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 January 2018, 15:39 IST

Are you a ghost believer? If yes, then this might excite you! It is a strange fact that almost every college and school have a haunted story attached with it. On one hand where some universities are built on ancient burial sites, there are others who have some stories or scenes of suicides or sudden deaths related to it that are supposed to be eerie.

The question that arise here is that is there any university that will claim to be the most spookiest in the land. Since, we were dying to find out the most haunted colleges and campuses in our country, we got our hands on the haunted stories of these famous colleges that will surely give you goosebumps.

Disclaimer: These stories are listings that are based on various reports and stories present on various social media platforms. They may or may not be true and the authenticity of the reports as well as the stories is not guaranteed.


1. Madras Christian College

It has been reported that on several occasions people have heard sounds coming from the empty chemistry labs. They have heard sounds of professors giving instructions related to practicals. Pretty scary!

2. Women’s College, Calcutta

According to many students, the presence of Hastings’ spirit is felt and around New Year’s Eve many have experienced this phenomena. They claim that during that time the erstwhile general’s spirit would rush up the staircase of his residence which lies within the premises of this college.

3. SNDT Girls College, Mumbai

Many people share that around 2 am they can hear a female voice reciting multiplication tables which is followed by sounds of slapping and wailing of children, no satisfactory explanation have been found for this.

4. University of Pune

There is a grave of Alice Richman. Alice died due to cholera in 1886. However, many believe that this is not the reason for her demise and she either committed suicide or was killed. People have claimed that they have seen Alice Richman's spirit wearing a white gown, walking around in the campus.

5. IIT, Roorkee

A student committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his hostel room. This incident took place a couple of years ago and after that rumors started spreading that the place is being haunted by the spirit of this student.

6. St Bede’s College, Shimla

Many girls of this college have shared that they often hear mysterious sounds from the dining room close to midnight. The faculty of this college says that since the college is situated on the hills there is often sound of wind or the rustling of leaves which sounds creepy at night.

7. Kastoorbha Medical College, Manipal

The stairways of the Kastoorbha Medical College is said to be haunted by an unseen person who claims to be trapped in the 8th floor, though the college building doesn’t have an 8th floor.

8. Agricultural University, Allahabad

The girl’s hostel in this campus is said to be haunted. The nature of the ghost remains questionable as there is no common story of haunting experience and the story differs from person to person.

9. Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai

A spirit wanders the corridors of this college and this story is quite popular. It is said that in class room no S26, you can sometimes hear and see this paranormal entity. The mini-auditorium of the college and also the ladies common room are also said to be sites of paranormal activities.

10. Sinhgad engineering college

At night, spirit of one of the engineering students, who had committed suicide in the college, after he failed in his exams, is said to be wandering around the premises of college.

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First published: 30 January 2018, 15:35 IST