The institute is located to the west of Mysore city on a sprawling, picturesque , 120 acre campus. The institute is well equipped with modern infrastructure in tune with the requirements of the 21st century. The institute is fully residential and has four hostels – Ganga, Krishna, Cauvery and Narmada with Care and Comfort as its motto. The Godavari Guest house offers a homely atmosphere to the guests visiting the institute.
The Institute has staff quarters, play grounds, horticulture nursery, library, audio video studio, computer resource center, EDUSAT teleconference center, teaching aids center, science park, laboratories in different disciplines and botanical as well as zoological museums. The Demonstration School, a prestigious school in Mysore, is one of the units of the Institute. The school serves as an epicenter for trying out new and innovative strategies in curriculum and pedagogy. The campus also has basic service facilities like bank, canteen, health clinic and stationary shop.