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Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & ...

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Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition is situated at Institute of Hotel Management Catering and Nutrition, Kufri, Shimla-171 012 in Shimla.

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Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Hospitality / Aviation / Tourism

Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition - IHM Shimla - IHM

The Institute of Hotel Management, Shimla, is situated amidst quiet, lush green surroundings with a picturesque view of the Himalayan Range. The old- world air of the times of the British Raj lends a quaint charm to the site. Located on the NH22, at Kufri, it is at just the right distance from the hustle and bustle of Shimla and is easily accessible by road. The tranquility of the location is ideal for providing an academic ambiance for the serious learner. The Institute is well equipped with the necessary infrastructure for imparting comprehensive training to the students. The faculty comprises of qualified and experienced staff from various prestigious catering institutes of the country – Mumbai, Delhi, etc., who are committed to enabling and motivating the students to mature into individuals with a sense of responsibility and pride in their chosen walk of life. The Placement and Industrial Training Cell of the Institute assists the students in arranging for training and placement in leading hotels. Campus interviews are held and the students are well placed in prestigious hotels like Taj, Oberoi, I.T.C. Hotels, Le- Meridien, Radisson Hotels, Hyatt, Imperial, etc., to name a few and in various international call centers – G.E., Daksh, etc. that are employing an appreciable number of our students today. Some students have also obtained jobs in countries overseas like Ireland and New Zealand and in international cruise lines as well. The well-stocked Library caters to the thirst of knowledge of the students in the field of hospitality. In addition to the curriculum, the students gain experience during the session by organizing theme parties, outdoor catering and functions in local hotels during Christmas, World Tourism Day, New Year, Chef Competitions and other occasions. An attractive, newly built cafeteria caters to the needs of the students and visitors alike.

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Air conditioned lecture halls with AV aids & state-of-the-art facilities



3 Type Courses Available

  • 1 UG Courses
  • 1 Diploma Courses
  • 1 Certificate Courses

Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition Placements

The Institute has a Placement Cell, very ably managed by experienced faculty, which assists the students in arranging for Placement in leading hotels and allied service sectors. Apart from the tourism- related sectors, students also get absorbed in customer service- oriented organisations. Prestigious hotels and service organisations visit the Institute and hold campus interviews for the placement of our students. Students have been selected for executive trainee programs & management trainee programs, in organizations like the Taj Group of Hotels, The Oberois & the ITDC, I.T.C, Domino’s, Sayaji Hotels. Many of them have obtained jobs overseas, especially in Ireland, Australia, Canada & the USA. A considerable number has moved to distant shores for pursuing further studies or management programmes. Training The Institute has a Training Cell, very ably managed by experienced faculty, which assists the students in arranging for Industrial Training in leading hotels and allied service sectors.


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Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition

The Institute has the following infrastructure to support the activities conducted on its premises:

Training Food Production areas:

The Basic Training Kitchen (BTK)

Here the First Year students of the B.Sc. programme and CCFP get their introduction to Food Production. They are instructed in the fundamentals of kitchen work with a reward of tasting their own creations!

The Quantity Food Kitchen (QFK)

Students of the Second Year B.Sc. Programme and CCFP acquire the knowledge and skills required to cater to the demand of regional cuisines of India.

The Advanced Training Kitchen (ATK)

The trained students of the Third Year of the B.Sc. programme, recently returned from a hectic period of hands- on industrial training in various departments of the hotel industry, get to unleash their combined skills and knowledge and whip up national and international delicacies. The CCFP also gets to sharpen their basic skills and apply them to more advanced preparations.

Bakery & Confectionery

The Bakery & Confectionery is equipped to train students of the B.Sc. programme and the CCFP in all aspects of Bakery-operations- a very popular choice of Food Production for many students, here and abroad.

Training restaurants

The “Snow n’ Mist” and the newly built “The Gourmet” restaurants are used for the food and beverage service training /practice of the students of the B.Sc. programme and the Diploma Course in Food and Beverage Service and for food service for the faculty and staff.

Here they are trained to understand and perform the fundamentals of service of food and beverages, to pay attention to the needs of guests and learn to deal with various situations through face-to-face encounters during service practice. Both restaurants house a (mock) Bar for training students in the art of conjuring up delicious mocktails, and other concocted beverages.

Housekeeping Learning Centre

Housekeeping, or Accommodation Operations as it is called today, is the unacknowledged backbone of any organisation, especially so in the hospitality industry. In this centre, the students of the B.Sc. programme are introduced to and instructed in the art of providing a clean, comfortable and beautiful atmosphere for the guests.

They are instructed in the skills of preparing rooms, keeping public areas in an aesthetic condition, providing clean, stain-free linen, arranging flowers and learning the management aspects that go into providing smooth, efficient and effective services to the recipients of these services.

Front Office Learning Centre

The Front Office is the first and last point of contact between the guest and the hotel and so bears the responsibility of forming lasting impressions on them. Here the students learn the hard work and thought that goes into making this very attractive and glamorous job.

They are instructed in the art of handling a variety of situations through role play , mock reservation, registration and check-out procedures. In addition, in the Second Year and Third year Of the B.Sc. programmes, they are also given an opportunity to use demo software, as are used in the hotels, equipping them for their training and impending placements. The objective is to enable the students to work in the front office of any hospitality organisation with the modern systems or software for accounting, arrival, departure, etc.

Centrally-heated Classrooms

The New Block has attractive, spacious classrooms with provision for central heating to cope with the chill of the winters!

Audio-visual facility

The Institute has the following audio- visual aids for classroom, conference & presentation purposes:

  • LCD projector for multimedia presentations

  • Overhead Projector with screen

  • EDUSAT , a satellite training programme for distance learning, in collaboration with IGNOU

  • Slide projector

  • Flipchart Board


A branch of UCO Bank is located within 1 kilometer distance from the Institute beside, ICICI and SBI Banks in Shimla.

Postal needs

There is a Post Office at Kufri near the Insitute where all postal needs of the students can be catered to.

Also, STD and local telephone facilities and photocopy services are readily available in Kufri near the Insitute.


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