Top 5 Hotel Management Colleges in West India

Hotel Management is a good career choice for candidates who have an outgoing and pleasant personality.  Apart from this, key skills to excel in the hospitality industry are to possess the ability to adjust in different circumstances and crowd.

But having such traits isn’t enough, one also need to receive adequate training and education from a good college. There are many good hotel management colleges in India.

Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai

IHM Mumbai

The first IHM to be set up in South East Asia, Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), and Mumbai was established in 1954 under the leadership of Smt. Lilavati Munshi under the ambit of All India Women’s Central Food Council.

Programmes on offer at IHM Mumbai include BSc Degree in Hospitality & Hotel Administration (NCHMCT & IGNOU), Craftsmanship Course in Food & Beverage  Service  (National Council), 12 weeks Certificate Course in Bartending, 12 weeks Certificate Course in Cookery and 12 weeks Certificate Course in Bakery. Candidates are shortlisted for admissions at IHM Mumbai on the basis of their ranks/scores in NCHMCT JEE.

Institute of Hotel Management, Ahmedabad

IHM Ahmedabad

Registered as a society in 1972 under the name of Food Craft Institute (Ahmedabad) Society, the name of the college was changed to Institute of Hotel Management Catering and Nutrition (Ahmedabad) Society by Ministry of Tourism Government of India in 1984.

Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Ahmedabad offers three year duration BSc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration programme to aspirants. The intake capacity of the college for this course is 230 (students). Candidates can secure admission in this college on the basis of their rank in NCHMCT JEE.

Institute of Hotel Management, Goa


Established in 1968 as a Food Craft Institute, Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Goa was later upgraded to an IHM when Goa was recognized by the Travel and Leisure industry. Spread over an area of 15,000 sq. meters, IHM Goa has 10,000 sq. meters of “built up area”.

Courses offered at IHM Goa include Degree in Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Hospitality & Hotel Administration and Crafts Course in Food Production & Patisserie. Candidates can secure admission in IHM Goa by performing well in NCHMCT JEE.

Institute of Hotel Management, Jodhpur

IHM Jodhpur

Established in 1996 as a food craft college, Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) Jodhpur was upgraded to an IHM in 2001. Spread over an area of 6.5 acres of land, IHM Jodhpur was “setup by the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Rajasthan and affiliated with the National Council for Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Noida, an apex body under the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India”, informs the official website.

IHM Jodhpur offers aspirants admissions in BSc Hospitality & Hotel Administration programme. Candidates can secure admissions in this course on the basis of their performance in National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination (NCHMCT JEE).

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