Live with an Indian family
Are you looking for a home away from home? Be welcomed into one of ILSC’s Indian Homestay families and experience a supportive living environment in New Delhi. Homestay provides a fantastic opportunity to practise your English conversation skills and experience Indian family life and culture.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN YOUR HOMESTAY
- Diverse homestay families that reflect the multicultural population of New Delhi.
- A clean, comfortable, private room, equipped with a desk, bed, dresser, closet and good lighting
- Homes located between 5-45 minutes travelling distance from the school by public transit or auto-rickshaw
- Healthy prepared meals including breakfast and dinner.
- A safe and secure homestay, inspected and approved by our Student Accommodation Department
ENGLISH WILL BRING YOU TOGETHER
Your homestay family might have other international students, but no one will speak the same language as you.
Indian homestay families are very pet friendly. Your homestay family might have pets. Please note, if you requested to stay in a house with no pets, we will do our best to accommodate your request.
Your bedroom will be located above ground (main floor or second floor). Some of our homestays have windows in the room.
SMOKE FREE SPACES
All our homestay families do not allow anyone to smoke inside their houses. If you are a smoker, please let us know before your arrival.
All Indian homestay families have house rules. Please talk to your homestay family about their house rules on your first day and do your best to follow them.
Guests and overnight guests are not allowed in your homestay unless your homestay parents give you permission.
You will be responsible to pay for any damage you have caused during your stay.
MEAL PLAN OPTIONS
- HALF-BOARD (Breakfast + Dinner)
Breakfast is usually prepared by the homestay family and may consist of a traditional Indian or continental breakfast.
Dinner is prepared by the family. Dinner time can vary depending on the family; your homestay family will inform you about the dinner time. Dinner is usually a well-balanced, full meal.
USE OF THE KITCHEN
If you choose a half-board homestay you will not be allowed to use the kitchen. If you would like to use the kitchen, please ask your homestay family first; but be aware that they are not obligated to allow you to use the kitchen.