Indian hospitality sector contributes 8-9 percent of the country’s GDP. The sector encompasses travel and tourism and major segments that fall under this category include accommodation and catering (hostels, restaurants), transportation (cruise railway, rentals airline companies), travel agencies and tour operators.

The tourism and hospitality sector together contributed US $32.7 billions in 2011, and registered a CAGR of 13 percent. Currently, India has 114,000 hotel rooms, which stands 150,000 rooms short in meeting the current requirement. Thus, the growth opportunity for this sector is immense, but is tangled with challenges across parallel sectors and the overall economy.

According to estimates provided by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), contribution of travel and tourism to nation’s GDP will grow consistently in the next decade though this growth opportunity will be closely linked to the growth of India’s hotel and restaurant business.

Nims School of Hotel and Tourism Management (NSHTM) is one of the premier school in the country offering education, training, research and consultancy in sustainable management of tourism, travel and other allied sectors. The stakeholders’ realization that the country is in need of such professionals who can provide an excellent standard of products and services. It is devoted to the pursuit of higher knowledge in tourism and its dissemination to a diverse audience. Over the years, Institute has established a distinguished identity of its own and reached at a commanding position among sectoral B-Schools in the country. With its focus in meeting the changing needs of the tourism industry, it has played a pioneering role in the propagation and professionalization of tourism education.

Job Prospects

A cardinal part of hospitality industry, hotel management has wide employment opportunities. Moreover, with globalization gaining acceptance with more and more countries, the hotel management industry is truly becoming global. As hotel chain owners are opening new hotels in various big and small cities, requirement for trained hotel management professionals is huge. Although considered one of the most challenging situations.

Hotel management can include Hotel & Restaurant management, Cruise Ship Hotel management, Hospital Administration and Catering, Hotel and Tourism Association, Airline Catering and Cabin Services, Club management, Forest Lodges, Guest Houses amongst others. Expansion of global travel industry and aviation industry is expected to boost hotel industry in next couple of years.


For an effective and efficient use of the latest AV tools. Students are encouraged to develop analytical presentation skills and confidence.


It helps to train students in guest reservation reception and billing. There is focus on building a face to face interaction with guests.

Telephonic and electronic system (Fidelio, Fax, EPABX etc.) also allows in effective and efficient guest service guest –service provide interface.


It is for training students with the latest cleaning equipment believes in the motto, cleanliness and hygiene at all times, everywhere, above everything else.


For training students in five star hotels’s laundry services with modern equipment maintaining a high standards of cleanliness and hygiene at the workplace with regard to guest linen, restaurant linen and uniforms. It has provision for hot/cold wash, tumble/ spin drying and ironing.


To impart training in baking and confectionery with latest types of ovens and confectionery equipments.  A hot kitchen aids in the grooming of students into skilled bakery, confectionery artists and pastry chefs.


For imparting individual cooking practice to first year students. It is equipped with the state of art kitchen appliances. The training includes the basic understanding of the fundamental cooking concepts.


For second year students this kitchen is well equipped for bulk cooking practicals. It is basically used for bulk cooking catering to banquet functions which are held on a large scale.


For third years students in a La’Carte Preparations which are served in the multi-cuisine restaurant during the practical session. It is equipped with combo cooking ranges, ovens, grillers, tandoors. International cuisine covers Continental, Chinese, Japanese (Oriental), Indian (Muglai-Chettinad) cuisine.


It is cold kitchen for butchery and preparation of salads, equipped with deep freezer and a walk-in cold room. Here provisions of perishable nature are hygienically stored preserving original taste and texture of the food items etc.


To impart training to second year students for large scale service, there is a large dining hall which has the appropriate furniture and fixtures, a pantry and wash-up area.


For third year students learning silver/trolley (Gueridon) service where the motto is “Guest service start with a smile”,. It is equipped with quality crockery, cutlery. Glasses, bar appliances, good quality furniture and fixtures. Special emphasis is laid on teaching bartending and mixology which is a science as well an art.


There is a model guest suite, created for housekeeping training. It has a hotel guest room furnished with furniture and fixtures, Guest linen and other amenities. The room is well laid out simulating the actual of a star hotel room environment.

Job Opportunities:-
  1. Travel agencies and Tours operators.
  2. Air Lines(Air Hostess, Cabin Crews)
  3. Hotels allied Industries.
  4. Internationals and nationals food Chains (7-Days, KFC, Pizza Hut, Coffee Café day etc.)
  5. Hotel and Tourism Management Institutions, Universities(Government and Private)
  6. Shipping and Cruise lines.
  7. State and National Tourism Development Corporations Ltd.
  8. Resorts and Spa self employment through entrepreneurship.
  9. Event facilitation Companies, (MICE).
  10. Business centers and travel desk of a Hotels.
  11. Indian Railways’ Tourism and Catering Departments.
  12. Corporate Travel offices in corporate houses.
  13. Embassies of different Nations.
Training and Placement:-

A range of well known Group of Hotels from all over India visit Institute of Hotel Management every year to recruit students for summer internship and placement .The placement cell continuously maintains a constructive relationship with the potential employers. The average salary of our students range from 3.0-4.0 lakhs per annum at starting level.

Our Recruiters:-
  • Sinclairs Group of Hotels 
  • Best Western Group of Hotels 
  • Casino Group of Hotels
  • Clarks Group of Hotels
  • Fortune Park Group of Hotels
  • ITDC Group of Hotels
  • Jaypee Group of Hotels
  • K Raheja Group of Hotels
  • Le Meridien Group of Hotels
  • Taj Group of Hotels
  • Tulip Star Group of Hotels
  • Welcome Heritage Group of Hotels
  • Holiday Inn Group of Hotels
  • HRH Group of Hotels
  • ITC Group of Hotels

Nims School of Fine Arts offers several unique facilities to all its students:

  • Spacious well equipped Art Studios
  • Fine Arts Library
  • Fine Art Lectures from renowned artists/ Art Critics
  • Fully furnished studios with easels and drawing boards available for every student
  • Regular Workshops
  • Regular Outdoor Study
  • Regular exhibitions  visits