Department of Hotel & Tourism Management

An Overview of the School

Having acknowledged the need and understood the dearth of quality human resources in Indian Hospitality sector, Himgiri Zee University has promised itself to be the panacea for the problems faced by Indian Hospitality sector by initiating a separate department to run 4 years Bachelor of Hotel Management, 4 years Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management and 1 year Diploma in Food & Beverage production/Room Division and Doctorate degree program. School of Hotel & Hospitality Management is fully equipped with all necessary infrastructure including Basic & Advanced Training Kitchens, Bakery, Restaurant cum Bar, Front Office, Housekeeping Labs, Spacious classroom, well stocked library with learning & training aids..
TSchool of Hotel & Hospitality Management at Himgiri Zee University is committed to impart quality professional education in with respect to the contemporary Hospitality and Tourism industry standards and meeting the challenge of paradigm shift within the Industry. The School is one the most advanced, updated and forward-thinking faculties in the Uttarakhand that stands out for excellence, diversity, relevance, and state-of-art infrastructure. It is dedicated towards generating the quality of expertise and skilled human resource for one of the most dynamic and fastest growing industries in the world. This is achieved through our practical approach and work-based learning curriculum that integrates rigorous sessions within the specialized areas of hospitality, tourism, leisure, travel and culinary arts.
It is the place where aspiring Hoteliers and Tourism industry Professionals obtain core and firm knowledge of key industrial practices. Teamwork, leadership, service etiquette are some of the key attributes inculcated in the students with the help of different learning approaches – experiential, collaborative and discovery, that sparks the students analytical and decision-making skills. A well-designed structured internship programme provides the students a platform to work with top global industry players and learn from the best. It will be quite obvious that one can easily learn that how things actually move within the industry and how things are delivered with great perfection on consistent basis.
The School is having strong industry linkage with leading hotel chains, and key players of the Tourism sector that provide a bouquet of opportunities and industry exposure to the students in.

5 USP’s of The School of Hotel & Hospitality Management

Special Guest Lectures and Presentations by eminent personalities, entrepreneurs and hospitality professionals are organized by the school on a regular basis.
Special Guest Lectures and Presentations by eminent personalities, entrepreneurs and hospitality professionals are organized by the school on a regular basis.
The holistic development of students personally and professionally, is built up through a strong system of individual mentoring so that they can develop the habit of delivering the things with finesse.
Dedicated team of experienced and qualified faculty members to focus on academic developments and innovations in response to the demands for industry and changing requirement of education.
State of the art infrastructure with latest machinery and equipments and teaching learning resources. All facilities match global standards to enhance learning and student-faculty interaction.

Vision

To become leading school in the field of hotel and tourism management by imparting world-class education to develop highly motivated and industry oriented professionals.

Mission

M1. To impart knowledge, develop skills and enhance attitudes to meet the evolving challenges in the hospitality industry.
M2. To develop strong industry tie-ups for hands on experience and real-time exposure.
M3. To prepare industry ready professionals by imparting training in hospitality, operational skill with managerial competence in collaboration with hospitality industry.

Dean’s Message

“Warm welcome to the School of Hotel & Hospitality Management (SHHM), Himgiri Zee University.”

I am extremely delighted to write to you as the Associate Dean of this wonderful School. It is truly an honour & pride to take up this responsibility entrusted on me by the Honourable Vice Chancellor. Hotel. Hospitality & Tourism industry is one amongst the fastest growing industry in India and abroad, thereby increasing the economy and contributing to country’s largest sources of foreign exchange earnings, revenue generation. The Hospitality and Tourism Industry is also one of the utmost in terms of employment opportunities, lifestyle and a bright future both within the Domestic shores as well as the International arena. It offers a plethora of avenues in Hotels, Airlines, Multinational companies, Cruise lines, Casinos, Customer Care Banking sectors and the list is endless. But at the same time, this industry is facing the shortage of trained and professional manpower. Our Hospitality & Tourism courses are highly inclined towards industry specific norms and today both national & multinational organizations are considering the aspects of personalized services along with customer satisfaction as the key mantra to any successful business, thereby making endless opportunities for Hospitality & Tourism graduates in the hospitality and tourism market. We, at School of Hotel & Hospitality Management are fully equipped with modern infrastructure, innovative methods of teaching, modern teaching facilities and passionate faculties, who will be working with a missionary zeal for shaping the student’s personality to embark on the knowledge revolution. Let us work together in this endeavour to carve out a sterling career for you.
With best wishes
Mr. Subodh Choudhary
Associate Dean
School of Hotel & Hospitality Management


Program- 1

Program: Bachelor of Hotel Management
Duration: 4 Years (8 Semesters)
Eligibility:12th Pass in any stream
Admission Procedure: Through personal interview

Future prospects after the completion of Bachelor of Hotel Management:

-Hotels and Restaurants (including QSR- Quick Service Restaurants)
-Hospital Administration and Catering
-Airline Catering and Cabin Crew
-Guest Houses
-Cruise Ship Management
-Catering departments- Shipping companies, Banks, Armed forces, and Railways
-Hotel & Tourism Associations
-Retail Sector
-Entrepreneurship
-Hotel & Catering Institutes..... and many more.


Program-2

Program: Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management
Duration: 4 Years (8 Semesters)
Eligibility:12th Pass in any stream
Admission Procedure: Through personal interview

Future prospects after the completion of Bachelor of Tourism & Travel Management:

-Travel Consultant
-Visitor Information Management
-Event Management
-Ground Attendant
-Tour Guide
-Sales and Marketing Consultant
-Operations Management
-MICE/Adventure Tourism Expert
-Tour Operator
-Travel agent
-Entrepreneurship....and many more


Program-3

Program: Certificate/Diploma in Hotel Management (Food & Beverage and Front Office & Housekeeping)
Duration: 1 Year (2 Semesters)
Eligibility: 10th/12th Pass in any stream
Admission Procedure: Through personal interview

Future prospects after the completion of Certificate/Diploma in Hotel Management:

-Hotels and Restaurants (including QSR- Quick Service Restaurants)
-Hospital Administration and Catering
-Entrepreneurship.... and many more

Faculty Profiles

Mr. Subodh Choudhary

Department of Hotel & Tourism Management, Associate Dean

Professional Qualification:

i. Docorate Degree with discipline only ( Kindly mention if perusing): N/A

ii. Post-Graduate Degree with Specialization only: Master in Tourism Management (Hotel & Tourism Management)

Work Experience

A Hotel Management professional with a passion for imparting knowledge of the Hospitality field. Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management, B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration from I.H.M, Jaipur (Under National Council for Hotel Management: an apex body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India) . Has 15 years of rich experience in academic and industry. Winner of various reputed Chefs Competitions. Attended many Conferences & Seminars of National and International level. Regular External Examiner for Conducting Practical Viva-Voce, Paper setter and Evaluator for the various Central, State, Private, Deemed Universities and I.H.M.s. Life member of Indian Hospitality Congress.

Research Area/ Interest

Food & Beverage Production

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement:

Innovating new dishes

Awarded by Indian Hospitality Congress in 2016 by Hospitality Educators Award in University education

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Dr. Ajay Chaurasia

Department of Hotel & Tourism Management/ Asst. Professor, Head of Department

Professional Qualification:

i. Ph.D (Management), NET

ii. M.B.A. (Tourism Administration), M.com

Work Experience

Work Experience with field (add research work): 8 Years experience in academics as Assistant Professor in different colleges (Doon PG College of Agriculture Science Technology and Management, Shri Ram Group of College – Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh And Baba Farid Group of Institution – Dehradun) and 2 years experience in NGO (Himalayan Action Research Centre, Dehradun) as Marketing Consultant. Besides this also attended national seminars and also having research publications in different national & international research journals.

Research Area/ Interest

Consumer Psychology and Advertising

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Playing Snooker & Listening Music

Mr. Sahil Bhatia

Department of Hotel & Tourism Management/ Teaching Associate

Professional Qualification:

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

Work Experience

i. Worked with The Lalit, Chandigarh

ii. Worked with Radisson Blu, Haridwar

iii. Worked with Indigo Delicatessen Cyber Hub, Gururgam

iv. Worked with Anglika Pastry Shop, Karol Bagh, New Delhi

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Painting, Gardening ,Reading

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Mr. Gopal Singh Negi

School of Hotel and HospitalityManagement

Professional Qualification:

i. Pursuing Ph.D.

ii. MTTM, MHM, BSC-HM

Work Experience

A Hospitality professional having 7 year experience in industry and educational field. He graduate from IHM Shillong (NCHMCT) in hospitality and hotel administration. He has participated in National and International conferences. He has also participated in different FDP programs. He was the organizing member for the Master Chef Uttarakhand. He has participate in different tourism event organizedby Uttarakhand Tourism development mode. Currently he is doing his research in sustainable tourism for rural development. He has design tourism and hotel management syllabus for different universities. His expertise area are Front Office and Tourism Management.

Research Area/ Interest

Wildlife and religious tourism

Hobbies / extracurricular / other achievement

Listening songs, exploring new places

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Mr. Vijay Pant

Assistant Professor

About

A Hotel Management professional having Master Degree in Hotel Management And Masters in Travel & Tourism Management, 4yr Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management From Amrapali Institute, HaldwaniNainital (Affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University). His career span of 9yrs experience of both in Industry as well as of Academics. He is handling subject/ specialization in Food & Beverage service of Diploma and Under Graduate students of Degree course.

He also having experience for conducting External viva practical, paper setter and Evaluator for the Central and of Technical State Board as well as of Private Universities.

He also attend different workshops and also conducting various food fest and Competition during his academics experience.

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Abhishek Kaintura

Assistant Professor

About

A Hotel Management professional having Master Degree in Hotel Management & Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management from H.N.B. Garhwal Central University.

Having 6 years experience of both in Industry and of Academics. He is looking for Front office operations and management, of Diploma and Under Graduate students of Degree course.

During industrial experience he also got Excellent Guest Feed Back “Bravo” In Radisson Blu Cannaught Palace (New Delhi), Industrial Trainee Award Front Office in Intercontinental The Lalit Goa Resort.

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Mr. Rajat Raturi

Assistant professor, Hotel & Tourism Management,

Professional Qualifications

1. Masters in Hotel Management

Work Experience

Mr. Rajat is a well renowned academician who has more than 15 years of rich & varied experience in academic & industry. He is alumnus of National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (IHM, Gwalior) & also holds MHM degree. As a reputed & competent educator, he has been an external examiner & conductor of practical’s at different Universities.

Research area /interest

Food Production and Food & Beverage Service.

Hobbies/extracurricular/other achievements

He was honored with an invitation to conduct 15 days workshop on hospitality at Joshimath organized by ITBP.
* Conducted 3 days workshop on Housekeeping for the students and staff of prestigious Doon school, Dehradun.
* Take interest in organizing and conducting events.

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