List of IHMs in India: Rankings, Admissions and Courses

List of IHMs in India: Rankings, Admissions and Courses

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Anupama Mehra
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The Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition (IHMCT&AN), also famously called as Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), is a multi-location public hospitality school across the country. These IHMs not only cater to Indian students but also has a good footfall of foreign students. Listed below are the 71 Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs) in India. Get detailed information about IHM admission process, rankings, courses offered, fees and seats available. 

Top Hotel Management Colleges in India

IHMs in India

The Insitutes of Hotel Management (IHMs) are the best hotel manangement colleges in India offering hospitality courses at various levels. According to rankings for top hotel management colleges in India as released by India Today and Outlook. In 2022, seven IHMs found a spot among the top 10 hotel management colleges in India as per the ranking released India Today. In this article, we have provided list of IHMs in India with ranking and other details. The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts NCHMCT Joint Entrance Exam on behalf of NCHMCT, Noida. Admission to Bachelor of Science - Hotel and Hospitality Administration course offered at all Institutes of Hotel Management across India. The NCHMCT JEE 2024 date is May 11, 2024 in computer-based mode.

The first IHM was established in the city of Mumbai in 1954 and as per records today there are 71 IHMs functional in the country. Out of this number, there are 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 25 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management (SIHMs), one Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) and 24 Private Institutes of Hotel Management. 

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List of Central Institutes of Hotel Management

The Government-run IHMs are considered to be among the prime hotel management colleges in India. Here is the list of Top government hotel management colleges in India with ranking by India Today: 

  1. IHM Pusa, Est 1962 – India Today Rank 1
  2. IHM Mumbai, Est 1954– India Today Rank 3
  3. IHM Hyderabad, Est 1972 – India Today Rank 4
  4. IHM Chennai, Est 1963 – India Today Rank 5
  5. IHM Lucknow, Est 1969 – India Today Rank 6
  6. IHM Chandigarh, Est 1990 – India Today Rank 8
  7. IHM Kolkata, Est 1963 – India Today Rank 10
  8. IHM Bhopal, Est 1978 – India Today Rank 11
  9. IHM Kovalam, Est 1990 – India Today Rank 13
  10. IHM Shimla, Est 1984 – India Today Rank 14
  11. IHM Gwalior, Est 1987– India Today Rank 15
  12. IHM Bhubaneswar, Est 1973 – India Today Rank 19
  13. IHM Hajipur, Est 1998 – India Today Rank 21
  14. IHM Shillong, Est 2002  – India Today Rank 26
  15. IHM Ahmedabad Est 1972
  16. IHM Goa, Est 1968
  17. IHM Gurdaspur, Est 1994
  18. IHM Guwahati, Est 1984
  19. IHM Jaipur, Est 1989
  20. IHM Srinagar, Est 1982

IHM was established by the Ministry of Tourism of the Government of India. It comes under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Tourism.

List of State Government Institutes of Hotel Management

Aspirants can check the list of state government institutes of hotel management below:

  1. Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management, Est 1973
  2. Delhi Institute of Hotel Management, Est 1983
  3. IHM Dehradun, Est 2006 – India Today Rank 18
  4. IHM Faridabad, Est 1989
  5. SIHM Gangtok, Est 1990
  6. SIHM Jodhpur, Est 1996
  7. SIHM Kozhikode, Est 1981
  8. IHM Kurukshetra, Est 2008
  9. IHM Bathinda, Est 2009
  10. SIHM Hamirpur, Est 2009
  11. IHM Silvassa, Est 2010
  12. SIHM Tiruchirapalli, Est 1981
  13. SIHM Rohtak, Est 2009
  14. SIHM Pondicherry, Est 1991
  15. SIHM Panipat, Est 1973
  16. Dr YSR NITHM, Est 2004
  17. SIHM Indore, Est 2012
  18. SIHM Tirupati, Est 2009
  19. SIHM Yamuna Nagar, Est 2015
  20. Telangana State Institute of Hotel Management, Est 2011
  21. SIHM Durgapur
  22. SIHM Balangir, Est 2004
  23. SIHM Gaya, Est 2009
  24. SIHM Ranchi, Est 2019
  25. SIHM Udaipur, Est 1989

With an aim to train and develop skilled manpower for the dynamic Hotel Tourism Industry, the Ministry of Tourism has also established IHMs in different states. The establishment help many who couldn't travel to different state to study and pursue their dreams by sitting right in their home state.

List of Public Sector Undertaking Institute of Hotel Management

Candidates can check the list of IHMs falling under the Public Section Undertaking below:

A leading institute in the city offers 17 courses of Degree, Diploma and Certificate in Full Time mode.

List of Private Institutes of Hotel Management

Apart from IHMs run by Ministry of Tourism, there are other institutes too that are run by private varsities. Check out the list of private IHMs in the country below:

  1. Chandigarh College of Hotel Management, Est 2001
  2. Chitkara School of Hospitality, Est 2005
  3. Institute of Hotel Management, Est 1987
  4. Oriental School of Hotel Management, Est 1995
  5. Ranjita Institute of Hotel Management, Est
  6. Institute of Hotel Management- Shri Shakti, Est 1993
  7. SRM Institute of Hotel Management, Est 1993
  8. Munnar Catering College, Est 1984
  9. CT Institute of Hotel Management, Est 2004
  10. St. Soldier Institute of Hotel Management
  11. The Lalit Suri Hospitality School, Est 2013
  12. Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management, Est 2005
  13. IHM Chandigarh University
  14. Jodhpur Institute of Hotel Management, Est 1996
  15. Sunder Deep College of Hotel Management, Est
  16. SRM Institute of Catering Technology & Hotel Management, Est 1997
  17. DewanVs Institute of Hotel Management, Est 1996
  18. Heritage Institute of Hotel & Tourism
  19. RIG Institute of Hospitality & Management, Est 2007
  20. Poornima Institute of Hotel Management, Est 2019
  21. Ambala Institute of Hotel Management, Est 2019
  22. SRM Institute of Hotel Management
  23. Leo Academy of Hospitality Tourism & Management, Est 2007
  24. Kukreja Institute of Hotel Management, Est 2005

This consolidated list of Central, private and public sector IHMs will allow students to make the right choice to pursue their unique and interesting fiels or goals. 

Courses offered by IHMs in India

Academics for BSc Hospitality & Hotel Administration and ten other courses of study offered at IHMs are run and regulated by the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) which is an autonomous body that falls under the ambit of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

IHMs offers undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes to aspirants in the field of hospitality and travel as well as baking and confectionery. Some popular hotel management courses offered at IHMs are mentioned in the table below:

List of UG courses offered at IHMs

BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration

BSc Culinary Arts

List of Diploma courses offered at IHMs

Diploma in Food & Beverage Service

Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery

Diploma in Front Office Operations

Diploma in House Keeping

Diploma in Food Production

 

List of PG Diploma courses offered at IHMs

Post Graduate Diploma in Accommodation Operations & Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Hospital Food Service

List of Craftsmanship & Certificate courses offered at IHMs

Craftsmanship Course in Food Production & Patisserie

Craftsmanship Course in Food & Beverage Service

Certificate Course in Bakery

Certificate Course in Cookery

List of PG courses offered at IHMs

MSc in Hospitality Administration

MSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration

Note: Candidates are informed that all the above-mentioned courses are not offered at all the IHMs.

IHM Admission Process 2024

Admissions in different courses offered at IHMs is on the basis of separate eligibility and admission criteria.

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Application Process 

For admission to the BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration course, candidates will have to appear in the NCHMCT JEE 2024, for which they need to fill out the NCHMCT JEE application form 2024. Check out the steps to fill out the NCHMCT JEE 2024 application form below:

To fill out the NCHMCT JEE application form, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of NCHMCT JEE: https://nchm.gov.in/
  2. Click on the "Application Form" link.
  3. Click on the "New Registration" button.
  4. Enter your basic details, such as your name, date of birth, contact information, and educational qualifications.
  5. Create a password and confirm it.
  6. Click on the "Submit" button.
  7. You will be redirected to a login page. Enter your registration number and password to log in.
  8. Fill out the remaining sections of the application form, including your personal details, academic details, and exam preferences.
  9. Upload scanned copies of your recent passport-size photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  10. Pay the application fee online using a debit card, credit card, or net banking.
  11. Review your application form carefully and click on the "Submit" button to finalize your submission.

Here are some additional points to keep in mind when filling out the NCHMCT JEE application form:

  • Make sure to enter all of the information correctly and carefully. Any errors or discrepancies in your application may lead to your disqualification.
  • Upload clear and recent scanned copies of your photograph and signature. The file size of each image should not exceed 100 KB.
  • Pay the application fee online using a debit card, credit card, or net banking. The application fee is non-refundable.
  • Keep a copy of your completed application form for your reference.

Once you have submitted your application form, you will receive a confirmation email. You can use your application number and password to track the status of your application and download your admit card.

IHM Admissions in UG Courses 2024

Candidates are eligible to secure admission in BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration course offered at IHMs if they meet NCHMCT JEE cut off. Details of NCHMCT JEE 2024 exam are mentioned in the table below:

Details

Specifications

Exam Name

NCHMCT JEE

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Online (Remote proctored)

Exam Duration

3 hours

Mode of Instruction

English and Hindi

Accepting Colleges

71 colleges

Planning to study Hospitality & Travel in India? Find useful insights below.

Download All India Hospitality & Travel Guide 2023

IHM Admissions in Diploma Courses 2024

Admission in Diploma courses offered at IHMs is strictly based on an aspirant’s merit in Class 12th wherein he/she has studied English as one of the subjects. The application form for IHM admissions in Diploma courses is released on the website of the respective college in May and the course session starts in the month of July-August, every year.

Admission in PG diploma courses offered at IHMs is based on a candidate’s merit in Graduation.

IHM Admissions in Craftsmanship Courses 2024

Admission in Craftsmanship courses offered at IHMs is strictly based on an aspirant’s merit in Class 10th wherein he/she has studied English as one of the subjects. The application form for IHM admissions in Craftsmanship courses is released on the website of the respective college in May and the course session starts in the month of July-August, every year. 

IHM Admissions in PG Courses 2024

Admissions in majority of the PG courses offered at IHMs is based on NCHM Joint Entrance Exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). NCHM JEE exam is conducted as a computer based test for MSc in Hospitality Administration course in June. The tentative schedule for this exam is as follows:

Event

Important Months

Online registrations

April 2023

NCHM MSc JEE exam

June 2023

Results

July 2023

Counselling

July-August 2023

Commencement of session

August 2023

IHM Cutoffs 2024

NTA on behalf of IHM will release the category-wise opening and closing ranks for admission in each IHM. Candidates need to meet IHM cutoffs in order to be eligible for admission in hospitality courses offered at these hotel management colleges.

Click here for detailed information on NCHMCT JEE cutoffs (previous year's cutoff).

Seats in Hospitality Courses offered at IHMs

Admission in IHMs is offered based on an aspirant's performance in NCHMCT JEE exam. Over the years, seats on offer for admissions at IHMs have increased. In 2020, more than 12,000 seats were available for admission in BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration offered at IHMs.

IHMs under Central Government

Name of the institute

Number of seats

Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management Sector 42 D,

Chandigarh – 160036

288

Institute of Hotel Management Pusa Campus

New Delhi- 110012

305

Institute of Hotel Management Bhaijipura Patia, Kudasan – P.O.

Gandhinagar- 382421

335

Institute of Hotel Management

P.O. Alto Porvorim, Bardez, Goa-403 521

422

Institute of Hotel Management

Village Bariar, G.T. Road Gurdaspur- 143521

234

Institute of Hotel Management

VIP Road, Upper Hengrabari, Barabari Guwahati-781 036

230

Institute of Hotel Management Airport Road, Maharajpur P.O.

Gwalior- 474 005

300

Institute of Hotel Management

Near Ramashish Chowk, Opp. State Circuit House, Hajipur (Vaishali)- 844102

285

Institute of Hotel Management F Row, D D Colony, Vidyanagar

Hyderabad- 500 007

285

Institute of Hotel Management

Sikar Road, Near Bani Park Police Station Jaipur-302017

230

Institute of Hotel Management P-16, Taratala Road Kolkata- 700 088

380

Institute of Hotel Management

Seed Farm, Sector-G, Aliganj Lucknow- 226024

342

Institute of Hotel Management Veer Sawarkar Marg, Dadar(W) Mumbai- 400 028

456

Institute of Hotel Management Mawkasiang, Mawdiandiang

East Khasi Hills, Shillong- 793 018

160

Institute of Hotel Management Kufri

Shimla- 171 012

380

Institute of Hotel Management Rajbagh

Srinagar- 190008

203

Institute of Hotel Management G V Raja Road, Kovalam P.O.

Thiruvananthapuram-695527

298

Ashok Institute of Hotel Management Hotel Samrat, Chanakya Puri

New Delhi-110021

90

Also Read: NCHMCT JEE 2024 fee structure for government-sponsored colleges

IHMs under State Government

Candidates can check the number of seats in IHMs under state government below:

Name of the institute

Number of seats

Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management Sector 42 D

Chandigarh- 160036

120

Delhi Institute of Hotel Management

Lajpat Nagar- IV, Behind LSR College New Delhi 110024

120

Institute of Hotel Management

Near Tapkeshwar Temple, GarhiCantt Dehradun 248003

140

Institute of Hotel Management Badkhal Lake Crossing,

Faridabad- 121 001

140

State Institute of Hotel Management Sajong, Rumtek, Ranipol

Gangtok- 737 135

80

State Institute of Hotel Management Govt Polytechnic Campus

Near Bhagat Ki Kothi, New Pali Road

Jodhpur-342 001

100

State Institute of Hotel Management Varakkal Beach

West Hills

Kozhikode- 673 005

60

Institute of Hotel Management JyotisarMarg,

Kurukshetra- 136 119

130

Institute of Hotel Management Industrial Growth Center,Mansa Road

Bathinda- 151 001

120

State Institute of Hotel Management Sasan, Jhaniari- P.O.

Hamirpur- 177001

120

Institute of Hotel Management Dr B B A Polytechnic Campus

Karad, Silvassa- 396 230

100

State Institute of Hotel Management Thuvakudi , Tiruchirappalli- 620015

90

State Institute of Hotel Management Near Tilyar Lake

Rohtak- 124 001

160

State Institute of Hotel Management Murungapakkam, Mahalakshmi Nagar

Pondicherry- 605 004

120

State Institute of Hotel Management

Industrial Area, Near RamlalChowk Panipat- 132 103

120

Dr YSR NITHM

Near Urdu University, Telecom Nagar, Gachibowli

Hyderabad – 500 032

120

State Institute of Hotel Management 1094/1/807, Village Rau, Tarik Khan Ki Tekri Near Silicon Valley (Indore ByPass),

Indore- 453331

120

State Institute of Hotel Management Near S V Zoo Park, Perur (V)

Beside A P Tourism Transport

Tirupati- 517 501

60

State Institute of Hotel Management Village Bhamboli

Yamuna Nagar -133 103

100

Telangana State Institute of Hotel Management

Kohir X Road, Kaveli Village

Sanga Reddy Distt. Telangana- 502321

60

State Institute of Hotel Management

Jemua Road, Fuljhore, Opp. Dr B.C.Roy Engg. College

Durgapur -713206 West Bengal

120

State Institute of Hotel Management Titlagarh Road,

Balangir- 767001

60

State Institute of Hotel Management

Opp. Magadh Univ Campus, Gaya-Dobhi Road Gaya- Bihar -824234

60

State Institute of Hotel Management Brambe,

Ranchi -835205

60

State Institute of Hotel Management

Hiran Magri, Sector 14, Govardhan Vilas Udaipur (Rajasthan)

60

Private IHMs

Candidates can check the list of private IHMs below:

Name of the institute

Number of seats

Chandigarh College of Hotel Management Landran Road,

Mohali -140307 (Punjab)

120

Chitkara School of Hospitality Jansla, Rajpura

Patiala- 140401 (Punjab)

150

Institute of Hotel Management

77th Milestone, Delhi-Dehradun Road Daurala, NH -58

Meerut- 250 001

180

Oriental School of Hotel Management Valley View, Lakkidi, Vythiri

Wayanad- 673 576 Kerala

120

Ranjita Institute of Hotel Management Bidya Nagar, Janla

Mahura,

Bhubaneswar- 752 054

120

Institute of Hotel Management- Shri Shakti Venus Plaza, Begumpet

Hyderabad- 500 016

120

SRM Institute of Hotel Management SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur Kancheepuram- 603203 (Tamilnadu)

120

Munnar Catering College Thachankary Hills, Sooryanelli, Idukki

Munnar- 685618 (Kerala)

60

C T Institute of Hotel Management UE II- PratapPura Road,

Shahpur,

Jalandhar- 144 020 (Punjab)

60

St. Soldier Institute of Hotel Management

Behind NIT, Jalandhar- Amritsar Bye Pass Jalandhar- 144 011 (Punjab)

50

The Lalit Suri Hospitality School

Near Badkhal Complex, Faridabad-121001

200

Gurunanak Institute of Hotel Mngt

157/F, Nilgunj Road, Panihati Kolkata- 700 114

90

IHM Chandigarh University Chandigarh- Ludhiana- Highway

Gharaun-140413

120

Jodhpur Institute of Hotel Management JIET Universe, NH-65

Pali Road, Mogra

Jodhpur- 342 802

120

Sunder Deep College of Hotel Management NH-24, Delhi Hapur Road

Dasna, Ghaziabad

80

SRM Institute of Catering Technology & Hotel Mngt

SikiriKalan, Modinagar

Ghaziabad

60

DewanVs Institute of Hotel Mngt NH-58, By Pass Road

Partapur

Meerut – 250 103

60

Heritage Institute of Hotel & Tourism Heritage Knowledge City

BamroliKatara, Fatehabad Road, Agra- 282 006

120

RIG Institute of Hospitality & Mngt 48/1, Knowledge Park- III,

Greater Noida – 201 306

120

Poornima Institute of Hotel Management Poornima University

RamachandraPura, VillVidhani, Sitapura Extension

Jaipur- 303 905

80

Ambala Institute of Hotel Management

8 Km LHS Ambala- Chandigarh Highway VPO: Kakru, Ambala City: 134007

60

SRM Institute of Hotel Management

Plot No 39, R G Education City Sonepat- 131 029 (Haryana)

60

Leo Academy of Hospitality Tourism & Mngt Bommaraspet village, Shamirpet Mandal Medchal- Malkajgiri District.

Hyderabad: 500 078

100

Kukreja Institute of Hotel Management

Ganesh Vihar, DharampurChowk, Mata Mandir Road

Near Railway Crossing, AjabpurKhurd

Dehradun – 248 001

120

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MIHM Bathinda

a year ago

MIHM Bathinda is the top hotel management college in punjab, a college of tourism and hotel management in Bathinda that offers various courses in hospitality, tourism, hotel management courses after 12th and hotel management. Join Mittal's Institute of Hospitality Management, Bathinda, Punjab.

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Dinesh Jagarwal

3 years ago

I want know how to get admission in iihm gov. Intuition and where i can fill the form .

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Chandrashekhar

3 years ago

Excellent news for Vegetarian Students NCHMCT has declared that all the 71 IHM are having option of learning of Vegetarian only. They can opt for the Option of Learning Vegetarian only at councelling state, encquire witrh the college Authorities

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