GURUNANAK INSTITUTE OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT
157/F, Nilgunj Road, Panihati, Kolkata-700114, West Bengal
Near : Sodepur Railway Station
Phone : +91 33 2523 1246
The Hospitality and Tourism Industry is the fastest growing, job creating industry in the world. With annual revenue approaching $ 500 billion, over 200 million people are directly or indirectly employed in Tourism and Hospitality segment. According to World Tourism Organization the industry creates a new post every 10 minutes. Tourism is the single largest industry in the world, which will accommodate one fifth of the total manpower employment of the whole world by the end of 2011.
In India too the industry is on the high roll. World Tourism Organization has identified India as one of the largest tourist growth centers in the coming decade. India is also the largest employment creation country, only next to China. The Indian Hotel market is already generating serious interest from international operators and hotel developers. After key events like the Commonwealth Games in 2010 and the cricket world cup in 2011 the demand for trained and skilled manpower in the field of Hospitality and Tourism has nearly doubled.
BACHELOR IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (BHSM)
Students enrolling in this programme will be equipped with core skills and knowledge related to hotel management, which includes hands-on experience during attachments with hotels locally or overseas. The programme aims to provide the students a good understanding of the hospitality industry, developments, career opportunities and challenges. The programme develops a good foundation of hospitality skills and knowledge in order to progress to higher skill acquisition.
Higher Secondary (10+2) appeared or passed can apply.
B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration:
For B.Sc. students 17 weeks of Industrial Training is a must. The training may be in any reputed hotel in Kolkata or in any hotel in India.
All candidates should have a valid rank in JEE organised by NCHMCT and should be allotted a seat through NCHMCT counseling. Students allotted a seat have to take admission within a stipulated time notified by the college authorities at the time of counseling and allotment
TRAINING & STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES:
GNIHM follows a unique pedagogy to ensure its students have the opportunity to face the rigours of ever-changing demands of hospitality sector, through a host of new teaching techniques including real-world situations in tandem with the industry. It is supplemented with on-going and regular interaction with business and industry leaders providing the students real life platform to assess and experience the application and effective results of what is taught as concepts in their classrooms.
GNIHM has its own Computer Lab with 40 open access computers. Students have full access to the software applications-the basics and subject specific. Computer based training, the information database and website . The students can access internet during the college hours.
LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE:
At GNIHM we always believe a library is the place where practical problems meet their theoretical solutions. A good library set-up not only helps the students to accentuate their academic knowledge and skills but also expose them to a world of information to draw upon and use them in their practical field. With around 60 library sets and a collection of over 6000 books, students have ample opportunity to study. All books and articles recommended for courses can be either borrowed or used in the library.
Latest and modern teaching aids like, digital and overhead projectors etc are used for class room lecture / workshop / seminar. Moreover, it has a wide range of multimedia and other course material at the disposal of faculty and students.
GNIHM has separate hostels for boys and girls located in college premises. All the residential facilities are equipped with resources for living in a clean urban environment. Full boarding is provided seven days a week-4meals a day.
GNIHM has separate hostels for both boys and girls located in the college premises. All the residential facilities are equipped with resources for living in a landscaped urban environment. Accommodation is available with four meals a day. Students who want to avail of hostel facilities will have to apply separately to the office of admission, any time within their course of study. Students will have to abide by the rules and regulations of the hostel to avail of the facility. Students who would be joining the college from far flung areas are advised to avail of the hostel facilities at the earliest.
Educational Loan Facilities:
Interested students can avail of educational loans from the following banks as GNIHM has tie ups with banks like HDFC Bank/UCO Bank/Bank of Baroda.
Students of GNIHM can have delicious and healthy canteen food at a subsidized rate with a huge variety of mouth watering delicacies to choose from.
Recreational Facilities :
Students can get involved in several extra curriculum activities round the year. Each year the students organize Annual Picnic, Freshers Welcome,.Saraswati Puja and so on. Extensive indoor and outdoor sports and recreational facilities are available for students to use their sporting spirit in a constructive way.
PLACEMENTS AND JOBS :
Mere theoretical and practical class in the colleges is not enough to be a perfect professional in the hospitality industry. Every student compulsory will have to undergo various training schedules on long term and short term basis in different 5 star hotels in India. The college is responsible for providing various casual training programmes and one consolidated 17 to 22 weeks industrial training in different 5 star Deluxe hotels in India & Abroad. After the successful completion of course, every student will get a confirmed placement in India and abroad in the hospitality industry. To fulfill these training programme successful, GNIHM has a strong tie up and contact with.