National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology is an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The Council centrally regulates academics for hospitality and hotel administration and other eleven structured courses of studies that are imparted at the existing 24 Institutes of Hotel Management and 7 Food Craft Institutes located in different parts of the country. All Institutes uniformly follow standardized course curricula prescribed by the Council for the twelve different professional programmes.
Quality of education and training provided by the Institutes helps student to emerge as professionally qualified personnel for hospitality and other allied service sectors. The Council has till date trained more than 30,000 Hospitality Managers, Executives and other operational personnel. Its alumni occupy key positions in hospitality industry and in academic institutions in India and abroad. National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology and its affiliated Institutes constantly endeavor to impart Hospitality, knowledge,skills, concepts and techniques in the right environment for the students to learn and emerge as global Hospitality Service providers.
The Bachelor of Science programme in Hospitality and Hotel Administration is offered jointly by the National Council for Hotel Management and the Indira Gandhi National Open University. The Three-Year programme equips students with all the required skills, knowledge and attitude to efficiently discharge supervisory responsibilities in the Hospitality sector. The programme also involves in-depth laboratory work for students to acquire required knowledge and skills standards in the operational areas of Food Production, Food and Beverage Service, Front Office Operation and House Keeping. The programme imparts substantial management inputs in area such as Sales and Marketing, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Hotel and Catering Law, Property Management, Entrepreneurship Development, Computers with special focus on Tourism Studies.