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All About IHM and their Admission Process

 

How many IHMs are in India and where all are they located? Well, IHMs are Institutes of Hotel Management, located in India. These are the top colleges for hotel management studies in India. These are affiliated to NCHMCT, also known National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology. There are a total of 46 Central and State Government sponsored IHMs in India. 

 

Tourism and hotel management has always been popular amongst students in India. Earlier these studies were more common in cities, which had institutions teaching these courses. However in the new millennium students from smaller cities also want to enter the hospitality industry. Tourism in India is one of the major revenuegenerating sectors and India is attracting tourists from all around the globe. 

Thus hospitality education in India is important part of the higher education sector.

A total of 21 central Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs), 22 state IHMs, one Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) IHM, 20 private IHMs, and 13 food craft institutes accept the  NCHMCT JEE scores for admissions to more than 8194 seats. More than 30,000 students applied for the test. Almost half of the seats are in the general category. Below are the lists of IHMs:

IHMs affiliated to Central Government

 

S.No.NameCoursesEstablished
1IHM Mumbai

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)

1954
2IHM Jaipur

B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration)

Diploma (Food Production)

Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)

Diploma (Front Office Operation)

Diploma (Housekeeping Operation)

1954

 

3IHM PUSA

B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration)

M.Sc. (Hospitality Administration)

PG Diploma (Dietetics & Hospital Food Service)

PG Diploma (Accommodation Operations & Management)

Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)

Diploma (Bakery & Confectionery)

Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)

1962

 

4IHM KolkataB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
PG Diploma Accommodation Operations & Management
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
Diploma (Food Production)
Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)
Diploma (Housekeeping Operation)

1963

 

5IHM ChennaiDiploma (Bakery & Confectionery)
Diploma (Front Office Operation)
B.Sc. (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
M.Sc. (Hospitality Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
1963
6IHM GoaB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food & Beverage Service)
Diploma (Food Production)
Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)
1968
7IHM BangaloreB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
M.Sc (Hospitality Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
1969
8IHM LucknowB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
M.Sc (Hospitality Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)
Diploma (Bakery & Confectionery)
PG Diploma in Accommodation Operations & Management
1969
9IHM ShillongB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
1970
10IHM ThiruvananthapuramB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
1970
11IHM HyderabadB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
PG Diploma in Accommodation Operations & Management
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food & Beverage Service)
1972
12IHM Bhubaneswar

B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)

PG Diploma in Accommodation Operations & Management

Diploma (Food Production)

Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food & Beverage Service)

1973
13IHM SrinagarB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
Diploma in Front Office Operation
Diploma in Housekeeping Operation
1982
14IHM ShimlaB.Sc (Hospitality & Hotel Administration)
Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
1984
15IHM GuwahatiB.Sc. (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)1984
16IHM Ahmedabad

B.Sc (Hospitality & Hotel Administration)

PG Diploma in Accommodation Operations & Management
Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production & Patisserie

1984
17IHM BhopalB.Sc (Hospitality & Hotel Administration)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
1986
18IHM GwaliorB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
PG Diploma in Accommodation Operations & Management
1992
19IHM GurdaspurB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Diploma in Food Production
1994
20IHM HazipurB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma (Food Production)
Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)
1998
21IHM Chandigarh

B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)

Diploma in Food Production

2009

List of State Government Affiliated IHMs

 

S.No.Name CoursesEstablished
1SIHM Panipat

B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)

Diploma (Food Production)

Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)

1973
2CIHM Chandigarh

B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)

Diploma (Food Production)

Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)

Diploma (Bakery & Confectionery)

Diploma (Front Office Operation)

Diploma (Housekeeping Operation)

1973
3SIHM Thiruchirappalli

B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)

Diploma (Food Production)

Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)

Diploma (Housekeeping Operation)

Diploma (Bakery & Confectionery)

Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food & Beverage Service) 

1981
4DIHM New DelhiB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)

1983

 

5SIHM Udaipur

B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)

Diploma (Food Production)

Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)

Diploma (Front Office Operation)

Diploma (Housekeeping Operation)

1989
6IHM Faridabad

B.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)

Diploma (Food Production)

Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)

1989
7IHM GangtokB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)
Craftsmanship Certificate Course (Food Production & Patisserie)
1990
8PIHM PuducherryB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)
Diploma (Housekeeping Operation)
1991
9SIHM JodhpurB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
Diploma (Food & Beverage Service)
Diploma (Front Office Operation)
Diploma (Bakery & Confectionery)
2001
10NITHM HyderabadB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)2004
11SIHM BalangirB.Sc (Hospitality and Hotel Administration)
Diploma (Food Production)
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Front Office Operation
Diploma in Housekeeping Operation
Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production & Patisserie
Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food & Beverage Service
2004
12IHM DehradunB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
2006
13SIHM KozhikodeB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration2008
14IHM KurukshetraB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
2008
15SIHM TirupatiB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food & Beverage Service
2009
16IHM BhatindaB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
2009
17IHM HamirpurB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production & Patisserie
2009
18SIHM Bodh GayaB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
2009
19IHM SilvassaB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration2010
20SIHM IndoreB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Housekeeping Operation
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
Diploma in Front Office Operation
2012
21SIHM Yamuna NagarB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
2015
22SIHM RohtakB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
2017
23SIHM RanchiB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Housekeeping Operation
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
2019
24Telangana SIHM SangareddyB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration 
25SIHM DurgapurB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
Diploma in Housekeeping Operation
 

 

List of Private Institutes Affiliated to NCHMCT

 

S.No.Name CoursesEstablished
1Munnar Catering College  MunnarB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration2004
2Chandigarh College of Hotel Management  Mohali

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Diploma in Food Production

Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery

1973
3IHM MeerutB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration1987
4Shri Shakti Institute of Hotel Management Hyderabad

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production & Patisserie

1993
5Oriental School of Hotel Management WayanadB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration1995
6Ranjita Institute of Hotel Management Bhubaneswar

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Diploma in Food Production

Diploma in Food & Beverage Service

Diploma in Housekeeping Operation

Diploma in Front Office Operation

2000
7Jodhpur Institute of Hotel Management Jodhpur

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Diploma in Food Production

Diploma in Food & Beverage Service

Diploma in Front Office Operation

Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery

2001
8Desh Bhagat Institute of Hotel Management GobindgarhB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration2003
9CT Institute of Hotel Management Jalandhar

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production & Patisserie

Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food & Beverage Service

2004
10Kukreja Institute of Hotel Management Dehradun

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Diploma in Food Production

Diploma in Food & Beverage Service

Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery

2005
11Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management KolkataB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration2005
12Chitkara School of Hospitality PatialaB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration2005
13Sunder Deep College of Hotel Management GhaziabadB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Front Office Operation
2006
14Leo Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Management HyderabadB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration - Generic
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Front Office Operation
2007
15St. Soldier Institute of Hotel Management JalandharB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration2007
16RIG Institute of Hospitality & Management Greater NoidaB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
2007
17Dewan V.S. Institute of Hotel Management MeerutB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Housekeeping Operation
2009
18Heritage Institute of Hotel & Tourism AgraB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration2010
19Poornima Institute of Hotel Management JaipurB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
Diploma in Front Office Operation
2012
20The Lalit Suri Hospitality School FaridabadB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery
2013
21AIHM AmbalaB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
Diploma in Food Production
2019
22SRM Institute of Hotel Management, SonepatB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration 
23SRM Institute of Hotel Management ChennaiB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration 
24IHM Chandigarh UniversityB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration 
25SRM Institute of Catering Technology & Hotel Management GhaziabadB.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration 

 

Details about NCHMCT

 

In the year 1982, NCHMCT was formulated as the apex body responsible for the organization and growth of hospitality education in India. The aim was to spread the knowledge and research in the field of Hotel Management, Food Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition.The full form of NCHMCT is National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT). 

 

Thus there are 21 IHMs sponsored by the Central government, 25 IHMs sponsored by the State governments, 25 Private institutes, 1 PSU-owned institute and14 Food Craft institutes.

These institutes have 11 different courses listed in hotel management and food technology at the undergraduate and postgraduate level of education. Levels available are Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor of Science (BSc), Post Graduate Diploma as well as Master of Science (MSc) .

Details of IHM Admissions in India 2020

 

There is an entrance exam for admission to the hospitality courses in various IHMs for undergraduate courses. This is called the NCHMCT Joint Entrance Exam (NCHMCT JEE). This exam is a nationallevel hotel management entrance exam. This entrance exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) every year. Students can take admission to the BSc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration courses offered by NCHMCT JEE  by appearing in the exam each year. 

 

The admission for masters-level hospitality courses is done through the NCHMCT MSC JEE entrance exam. 

 

IHMs provide top and the best hotel management and hospitality education in India. Variety of quality hotel management courses are taught in these institutes. Placements are good and at any given time IHM graduates are working in some of the top hotel and hospitality chains around the world. A career in the hospitality industry demands hard work, but it offers high salaries as well as other perks unique to the hospitality industry.

 

Thus students seeking admission to hospitality courses in India can browse through the list of IHMs and private colleges affiliated to NCHMCT given above and select their preferred IHM and course. 

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