SRM Institute of Hotel Management: Revolutionizing Hospitality Education through Compelling Curriculum & Momentous Mentorship

Dr. D. Antony Ashok Kumar,   Director & Mentor

Dr. D. Antony Ashok Kumar

Director & Mentor

The Indian hospitality industry spearheaded by the hotel market has emerged as a primary sector, driving the economic growth of the country. With the incessant investments & encouragement from the government and India’s reputation as a leading travel destination, the career opportunities in hotel management are a sure bet towards a successful & bright future.

Giving wings to the dreams of a multitude of ardent aspiring hoteliers is SRM Institute of Hotel Management, one of the country’s premier hotel management institutes & the only private college in Tamil Nadu affiliated to NCHMCT, Ministry of Tourism, and Government of India. Established in 1993, the institution has experienced substantial growth over the years while always maintaining a cordial atmosphere & intimate learning environment for students; enabling them to mature & develop.

Infrastructure that Embeds Excellence
A part of the prestigious SRM University, Chennai, SRM IHM has a PAN India presence through its ultramodern campuses across diverse locations like Kanchipuram, Chennai, Trichy, Delhi Modhi nagar & Sonipet, Sikkim. These institutes equipped with latest technological innovations like smart classrooms, advanced labs, well equipped library, and even a fully operational hotel attached to the campus, facilitates its students in gaining a competitive edge over others through skill enhancement via hands-on training in real time environment.

Creating potential leaders for an expanding hospitality industry, the college offers undergraduate courses like B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration, B.Sc in Hotel Management & Catering Technology, and Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology, all affiliated to one of the appreciated boards like NCHMCT, Madras University or SRM Institute of Science and Technology. Besides this, a Craft course in Food Production, Bakery and Confectionery, F&B service, Front Office and House Keeping affiliated to Employment and Training Centre, Government of Tamil Nadu is also available for undergraduates. Furthermore, provision for lateral entry directly into the second year of graduation is available for candidates with three years diploma in Hotel Management & Catering technology from a Recognized Institution. For intellectuals desirous to take a leap, the post graduate MBA in Hospitality Management is the course to go with.

Mentorship that Maximizes Momentum
SRM faculties renowned for their excellence in academic research, instruction &
innovation provide information & meaningful guidance to help students gain clarity of their career path & goals. These certified & experienced individuals are affable & accessible anytime to resolves doubts in core subjects like Production, Food & Beverage Service, Accommodation Operations, and Front Office plus allied subjects such as Sales & Marketing, Accountancy, Nutrition, Food Science, Food Safety & Quality, HACCP, Financial Management, Strategic Management, and languages like English and French. Additionally, a student to mentor ratio of 20:1, facilitates them in bringing up each individual’s personality via identification of their talent & interest, dreams, aspirations, hindrances & difficulties to fine tune them.

A part of the prestigious SRM University, Chennai, SRM IHM has a PAN India presence through its ultra-modern campuses across diverse locations

The fact that faculties undergo training programmes like AHAR & SICA to stay up-to-date & immersion programmes at leading hotels before beginning an academic year further reassures students of a bright career. Furthermore, the presence of an extensive alumni network, ragging free environment, grievance cell, disciplinary committee, guest lecturers and placement cell with support for industrial exposure at branded hotels like Taj, Oberoi, and Leela Palace; vacation training, & over 97 percent successful placements takes the excitement to the next level. SRM IHM also has MOUs with top-notch international universities like Southern Cross University in Australia, Kent State University in US, and ALMA in Italy. The college even serves as the Certified Skill Assessment Centre for Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources, for the State Government of Victoria, Australia.

Awards that Approve its Acme
Thanks to such profound traits, SRM IHM has been ranked first for eight consecutive times in the best hotel management institute category by revered magazines like CSR & apex trade associations akin to ASSOCHAM. This has recognized SRM IHM as the Best Hotel Management institute for the four consecutive times and also as the Most Preferred Institute. Apart from this, several celebrated national & international organizations like GHRDC, WACS, and HLACT have bestowed prestigious awards upon the college in categories like Super Excellence, and as the topmost Hotel Management Institute in India for providing high standard of quality culinary education & contributing to the continued growth of the global hospitality & food service industries.

Toe to toe with technology, SRM IHM has replaced textbooks with individual online links to study materials, traditional ovens with rational ones, black boards with white boards & markers, and AV rooms enabling the students to learn visually. Withal, aptitude exams are conducted online & candidate selection is made through Skype interview for training in hotels across the nation and worldwide. Apart from this, the college emphasizes on developing social & entrepreneurship initiatives through personality development trainings, CSR activities, and events like theme & special lunches that provide them with opportunities to gain experience in marketing, budgeting, producing, serving & organizing; ergo enabling them to become future entrepreneurs and successful hoteliers .

Key Management:
Dr. D. Antony Ashok Kumar
Starting his hospitality journey from Holiday Inn, today Dr. Antony is an admired & accomplished Hotelier, Entrepreneur, Leader & most importantly, Director & Mentor of SRM IHM. He has won several national & international awards & accolades including the Gurukul Jyothi Award for Excellence in Education for new contribution by HRD Ministry, India, and The Best Principal award by World ChefsCooks)Association.

Locations: Kanchipuram, Chennai, Trichy, Delhi-Modhi nagar & Sonipet, Sikkim