To achieve excellence in the field of hospitality education and be the most preferred recruitment destination
With the mission “Education to Employment, Learn by doing, and Earn while you learn”, SRM Institute of Hotel management (SRM IHM), imparts quality education in Hotel Management. Being a part of the prestigious SRM University, Chennai and established in 1993, it has already completed 25 years in Hotel Management. Thus, it is one of the country’s premier Hotel Management Institutes. The institute has campuses in Tamil Nadu at Chennai & Trichy and in Delhi, at NCR & Sonipat, and at Haryana. All these campuses are well equipped with the state-of-the-art infrastructure with the latest equipment, smart classrooms, advanced labs, and library. Additionally, an operational StarHotel is attached to the campus to help students in acquiring hands-on training in the real-time environment to hone their skills and competencies. The institute has shown tremendous growth over the years and has maintained a cordial atmosphere alongside an intimate learning environment for the students to mature and develop.
About the Director
Helming affair at SRM IHM as its Director is none other than Dr. D. Antony Ashok Kumar. He has a prolific, academic, and professional exposure. Amidst his various graduations and post graduations, he pursued his Ph.D. and his specialization in Doctorate in, “Study of Human Resource Development of an Oligopoly firm in Hotels, Tourism and Travel Industry with special reference to ON-THE-JOB-TRAINING” in Taj Group of Hotels. The doctorate conferred on him is The First Ph.D. in India pertaining to the hospitality industry from the University of Madras.
Presently, he holds multi-dimensional responsibilities of being the Director and Principal for SRM IHM and Executive Director, SRM Hotels Pvt. Ltd. He has traveled worldwide and has attained experience through numerous hotels both nationally and internationally.
He has presented many papers and has received many outstanding accolades. During his tenure as the Director of SRM IHM, he has received many exceptional distinctions and the alumni of the college are placed in leading roles in various reputed places, which serves as the witness of his great achievements.
The Robust Curriculum
The academic programs offered by the institute are:
- Degree B.Sc. (Recognized by NCHMCT)- 3 Years
- Degree B.Sc. (Recognized by SRM University)- 3 Years
- Degree B.Sc. (Recognized by University of Madras)- 3 Years
- Diploma (Recognized by NCHMCT & SRM University)- 3 Years
- Craft course in Food Production, Bakery and Confectionery, F&B service, Front Office and House Keeping (Recognized by NCHMCT & Employment and Training Centre, Govt. of Tamil Nadu)- 1 Year
Additionally, there is a lateral entry degree course (II Year B.Sc.) for those who have completed three years diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology from a recognized institution. Moreover, in terms of ancillary subjects, the institute offers; Communication, French, Nutrition, Management Subjects, Marketing & Sales, Soft Skills, Yoga, and Personality Development.
For the real world perspective, the institute’s outstanding exposure programs aid students to gain many practical skills through personality development classes and guest lectures that take place in the campus. They also hone their skills by participating in workshops, seminars, and competitions organized in and outside of the campus.
Through this robust curriculum, students can build their careers in various industries such as in Hotels, Hospitals, Retail restaurants, Multinational IT companies, Cruise lines, Airways, Railways, abroad opportunities and much more. For campus placements, many industries such as The Marriott, The Hilton, Taj Group Of Hotels, Sofitel, Ramada, Carnival Cruiseline, The Park, The Leela Palace, Hyatt Regency, Accor Hotels, Holiday Inn, Holiday Villa, InterContinental Hotel Group, Grand Mercure, Westin, Carlson Rezidor, The Ritz Carlton, Novotel, Le Royal Meridien and much more visit the institute.
Splashing the Colors of Success
The institute has bagged many awards and recognitions throughout its illustrious journey. The following are some of them:
- Ranked No. 1 in the category of Super Excellence and in the state of Tamil Nadu
- Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) awarded the Institute as “The Most Preferred Hotel Management Institute” for the fifth time in the row
- Competition Success Review Magazine, honored the Institute as “Top Hotel Management Institute of India” during CSR Awards Night in LE Meridien Hotel, New Delhi for eight times in a row
- The first hotel to be accredited by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) and is also accredited by Higher Learning Accreditation Commission of Texas, one of the finest body in the field of hospitality education & renowned across the globe
Education for Tomorrow
The institute will continue to guide and produce competent individuals in the Hotel Management industry. While talking about the future, the institute states, “As the college has completed 25 years of service in the hospitality education, recipe books based on tradition and nutrition will be released and many workshops and events would be conducted for the students to gain exposure”.