Institute of Hotel Management, Gwalior: Instilling the Art of Hospitality & Food Craft in Its Pupils

“The Institute is consistently upgrading the quality of learning opportunities for its students to groom those in the lines with the needs of the industry, and encouraging them to be responsible institutional citizens, and to discharge the duties earmarked for it in the realm of overall development in the society, and the community.”

Situated in the heritage city that houses the ‘Gibraltar of India’, and thus is a home to various cultures and cuisines; Institute of Hotel Management, Gwalior, is a renowned hotel management institute. The main focus of the institute is to mold its undergraduates from the completion of their first year itself. It was established in the year of 1992 by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, with an intake of 100 students, which is at present 250. The institute provides vocational training, ensures 100 percent placement of its final year graduates, and also encourages the ones who are interested in entrepreneurship activities, and higher studies, further.

Distinct Academic Programs

IHM Gwalior is one of the twenty-one central institutes sponsored by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. It is affiliated to National Council for Hotel Management (NCHMCT) Noida and IGNOU New Delhi.

  • Three years B.Sc. in Hotel and Hospitality Administration,
  • One and half year Diploma in Food Production,
  • 2-Months ‘Hunar Se Rozgar’ course in Food Production,
  • 6-days Skill Testing and Certification Program and to improve the skill of employees already employed but having no formal education and many customized training programs.

Outstanding Infrastructure

IHM is the one of the few institutes in Madhya Pradesh, which caters to the needs of Student who wish to build an exceptional career in the hospitality industry. It is located in 12 acres of green environment focused land away from the crowd of the city. In spite of this, it’s just 2kms away from airport and 8kms away from railway station; also it is in a position adjacent to the state highway that makes it easily accessible and easy for the commute.

It has well-furnished class rooms, open amphitheater, air conditioned auditorium, library stuffed with technical books, magazines of national & international journals, large cafeteria for refreshment, separate hostels for boys and girls in the premises, and playground lit by LED flood lights.

The institute also pays a lot of attention towards making their premises sustainable, and thus has roof top solar water projects, solar panel street lights. It also takes care of its staff and has provided them with quarters in the premises. Wi-Fi enabled campus, advanced training center (a training hotel of 20 rooms) for the students, highly mechanized labs both food production & bakery, and many more, are some of the salient features of the institute.

Major Achievements of IHM Gwalior

  • 2nd Best Hotel Management Institute in MP. For the year 2018 by General Human Resources Development Center (GHRDC).
  • 6th best central IHM declared by GHRDC (General Human Resources Development Centre), in 2018
  • 7th Best IHM under the central government by Outlook- Drishti in the year 2018.

Scholarships and Financial Aids

The reserved category students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes get the tuition fees reimbursement from their respective state government, merit cum scholarship to the deserving students given by Social Justice and Empowerment every year. The wards of Indian railway officials, defense personnel get scholarships from their parent departments for which the applications are forwarded from IHM’s office.

Career Opportunities & Exposures

IHM Gwalior provides better career opportunities to students who look to shape their life for joining the hotel industry in future. For this the institute provides them training & develops communication skills among them, so that they will learn and build up their confidence for handling the various situations in their future life and careers before/after joining Hotel industry.

IHM Gwalior renders various Industrial & Vocational training programs to its students in various 5 star hotels. Since the college is determined to impart hands on training to its students, IHM invites all the 5-star luxury/business hotel chains, for the 17-week industrial training at excellent locations of the country. This enables all its students to work in all the major operational departments to get firsthand experience.

It also provides training exposure to its students through, a short term course like Hunar-Se-Rozgar Tak & Diploma students who develop their skills in IHM Gwalior and joined the hotels & restaurant chains in various cities.

‘Words of trust’

“Sixteen years since I pass out from my college, wisely and worth taking decision to choose the hotel management course. From the day one till the end of my course completion always guided through by the best teachers who taught me and supported me in the entire academic year always engaged with my faculty members.”—Chef Deepak Sarkar, Executive Chef, Hyatt Ahmedabad

IHM Gwalior, not only made me highly skilled hotelier, but also laid super strong foundation of my career. I still remember the “guru mantra” from my final year, where I was asked to choose between 2 careers; be a BIG fish in small pond or be a SMALL fish of an Ocean. They made me make the right choice of making my career in 5 star hotels, where I climbed the ladder from a food server to Human Resources and Training Manager.—Sunny Mehta, Human Resources and Training Manager, Millennium Plaza Hotel, Dubai, U.A.E.

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