The house system is the most successful and recognized system of organizing and classifying children in a boarding school. HIRS has four houses namely MAKALU, DHAULAGIRI, KANCHANJUNGA and EVEREST. All the children and staffs are assigned to either of these house. A houseis owned by a House Master who with the healp of his Tutors and House Captains manages the house.
The house system also provides great environment to inculcate the habit of team spirit and competitiveness. Inter House competitions in go on through out the year and at the end of an academic yr the best house is identified based on a consistent round the yr performance in various verticals.