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Pune Campus

MESSAGE FROM DIRECTOR DESK – PUNE



IIHM Pune Campus
IIHM Pune Campus

It has been nearly ten years that I have been in the city of Pune and the city still does not cease to amaze me.

Pune is one of the imperative cities in the state of Maharashtra, commonly known as the Oxford of the East due to a large number of top-notch colleges located here. Pune is positioned the number one city in India in the simplicity of living ranking index.
Queen of Deccan, Oxford of the East, and the cultural capital of Maharashtra – Pune is a city which encompasses history, heritage and cultural significance deeply associated with the Maratha empire.
Already a manufacturing powerhouse, a higher education center and IT hub, Pune is on the fast track to becoming a world-class smart city. The makeover of Pune into an important city in the political and economic fabric of the State and the country has been quite rapid, but recent. Pune is counted among evolving business centers and nine emerging cities around the world with the citation “Hosts IT and automotive companies” and offers an exponential growth rate.
Its people, weather, culture, nightlife, weekend getaways at close proximity and wide choice of food joints make Pune an unbeatable destination for the “IT” generation. Pune is the Best City to Live in India. Nestled in the middle of the Sahyadri Hills, Pune is a growing industrial and urban hub in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.
Located just two hours away from Mumbai, Pune had so far lived in the shadow of India’s financial capital, however it now has witnessed a metamorphosis from a town of the retired to a true satellite city of Mumbai. It’s the second biggest city in Maharashtra with about 512 sq km area under the Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR). This new age transformation has received considerable impetus from the hospitality sector.
The city today boasts of a huge population of the youngsters, one of the highest in India. Almost 64% of the 7.4 million population is below 30 years of age with a majority portion of individuals in the 25-34 age groups.
Is that not what today’s college going youth looks for?
Pune beckons !
IIHM is today India’s largest Hotel School Chain. It has evolved and our presence is now global. You may wonder why you should join IIHM. Well, the answer lies in its teaching methodology which is crisper, student centered, contemporary and more visually exciting. Its UWL UK Degree, International Internship options, YCO Global Connect, impeccable placement records and Industry Connect makes it get counted as one of the World’s best Hotel Schools. You will also be able to find us on the facebook, twitter, Instagram, TikTok and follow us.
IIHM recently organized and played host to 60 countries which participated in the 6th Young Chef Olympiad which was held in the cities of Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Goa and Kolkata. Chen Khai Loong of Taylor’s University, Malaysia was adjudged the winner by a glittering array of judges like Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Chef Ranveer Brar, Chef Andreas Muller, Prof. David Foskett, Chef Brian Turner amongst many others on 2nd February 2020.
IIHM has an ongoing interest in the topic of innovation. This is not surprising, of course; in the world of hospitality, innovation is the name of the game. Under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Suborno Bose, today IIHM is poised to be the largest hotel school chain not only in India, but in Asia.
The Indian hotel industry, which is a significant stakeholder in the tourism sector, witnessed the effect of global slowdown, though for Pune, thanks to its IT & Auto sector, hotel industry remained in good health.
A recent survey by a leading hotel booking website gave Pune the top spot as the city offering most affordable accommodation in the country. Pune offered the best value accommodation to travellers in 2020. In the fiscal year 2019, hotel occupancy rate in the south-western city of Pune amounted to around 70 percent, an increase from the previous year. In comparison to the earlier years, the city recorded the highest occupancy in fiscal year 2019. This is expected to result in better absorption of existing supply, thereby resulting in improved occupancy in the market.

Mr. Rupinder Singh Khurana,
Director-IIHM, Pune

It is, therefore, with high expectations that I continue in the position of the Director of IIHM at Pune. In this capacity, I look forward to carry on expanding the valuable brand of IIHM in the western region of the country.
I also look forward to keep on working effectively with my colleagues and partners to make IIHM one of the world’s leading institutes of hospitality. In the coming years, IIHM will continue to build on its strengths and advantages. Institutions, like organisms, must evolve and adapt. Continuous adaptation is essential for every successful Institution.
Therefore, my message to all the youngsters contemplating a career in hospitality is that…
Hospitality needs you!
We welcome you to Pune and be a part of the IIHM family.

Rupinder Singh Khurana,
Director-IIHM, Pune
 

Courses offered by IIHM

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Tourism Studies from YCMOU (Pune Campus Only)

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"I am currently working at Novotel, Ahmedabad formerly workeday The Park Hyatt, Hyderabad. I've also worked at Zee Cine Awards. In the industry I am glad, I learned from the best IIHM. It taught me all disciplines, all the values and what hospitality is all about. Whatever I doing and will be doing always be related to IIHM & all the faculties."

Rahul Mehta – Sales and Marketing
Novotel , Ahmedabad

"I love my entire career to IIHM. IIHM inculcated Discipline,Relationship building & Team Management Skill. Without 3 assets of the service industry I would not be where I am without IIHM. Thank you IIHM."

Santanu Ghosh – Sr. Director
JLL

"IIHM made me realize my passion for cooking. Thank to all faculty members for lighting up the desire in me. IIHM enable me to secure a job in Australia which helped boost my career."

Bernard Lee – Sous Chef
QT Hotels & Resorts, Canberra, Australia

"I could not have been more fortunate and IIHM is always going to be a very very important part of my life and it is all thanks to them that I am here."

Somya Mishra – Event Co-ordinator
JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata

"Post my pass out I joined Oberoi and I moved to Marriot. Over here I am working as a Housekeeping Executive and as far IIHM concerned its the college where from the very first day the faculty, the director they make sure that you are groomed in such a way that you are ready by competition of 3 years, you are ready to work with hotels "

Mr. Sumanta – (Housekeeping Executive)
JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata

"Started my career with Raheja Group of Hotels, worked 10 years in the Taj group of hotels, now working in Fort Jadhavgargh. IIHM is a very good college whatever I am today to become something. To become something you need to have a base what I have got from my college. What I have learnt at IIHM is helping me today."

Biswajit Biswas – (General Manager)
Fort Jadhavgargh

"IIHM has been a wondrous platform for me for achieve my goals. Along with the constant support of my faculty. Wishing IIHM all the success."

ASHITA SARAF
Marriot Marquis Miami, USA

"I was a student of IIHM in 2011-2014 Batch & specialized in F&B Service. It is a glorious brand I'd say because it is recognised globally and everyone knows what IIHM stands for, its fun and its learning mashed up together. I wish the faculties,the alumnies & the students of IIHM a beautiful & glorious success. "

CHIRAG PRAKASH ARORA – Learning Officer
Hyatt Regency , Kolkata

"Forever thankful to IIHM for what I am today. I would love to take this opportunity to thank the entire team of IIHM for the grand success and the mark that they made last 26 years."

ESHA GHOSH – Associate Director (Event Sales)
Hyatt Regency , Kolkata

"I am Hovaz and I come from Iran. I wanted to study in IIHM Hotel School in India and therefore I came to Kolkata. IIHM is renowned as an institute that prepares students to succeed in International Hotels, and that is what I look forward to. I am in the 2013 -2016 batch and now I am studying in the Final Year Thanks to IIHM."

HOVAZ DILANCHIAN – Cook
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort , United States

"With a brilliant academic success behind herself, She graduated with a gold medal from IIHM. But, She had shown more entrepreneurial skills throughout the tenure of her education in IIHM than in other areas of engagements. Immediately after her education she started her own restaurant by the name The Wise Owl which has already become famous in the locality."

SIDDHIKA GHOSH – Managing Partner & Owner
The Wise Owl Steakhouse , Kolkata

"I graduated in Hospitality Management from IIHM in the year 1999. That I studied at IIHM was my advantage. After graduation I joined the kitchen. But my fundamentals were very strong and quickly rose through the ranks and today I am the Executive Sous Chef in International The Lalit, Delhi."

PRADIPTA SINHA – Executive Sous Chef
International The Lalit, Delhi

"With the help of IIHM I Graduated in hospility management and came to USA on Internship. After completing my Internship, I completed my masters in hospility management from Columbia University. I want to thank my teachers at IIHM and my colleagues who helped me to nurture my dreams in my college."

Dayapal – Food & Beverage Manager
Park Hyatt, Washington DC

"The three years that I spent at IIHM were a big transitional stage in my life. It helped me prepare myself to work with great confidence. The assignments with challenging"

AMIT DASH – Executive Chef
Hotel Westin , Pune

"I could not have felt more at home in a place so different from Armenia. I love every moment I spend at the IIHM Hotel School whether it is cooking up an Indian meal in the kitchen or supervising over a Food and Beverage Festival in one of the city’s favourite event management venue. There are always new skills to develop, people to meet and experiences to encounter that will help me to succeed in my future. I am also the Captain of IIHM Rugby Team. "

SEVAK
IIHM , Kolkata

"Life certainly does surprise you with its unexpected turns. I never knew that three years of long journey with IIHM would lead me to the dream hotels of many, Marriott. I cannot thank IIHM enough, along with everyone for their consistent support. And I certainly hope to continue making my IIHM proud."

SOHEE LIM
Marriott

"I am Hovaz and I come from Iran. I wanted to study in IIHM Hotel School in India and therefore I came to Kolkata. IIHM is renowned as an institute that prepares students to succeed in International Hotels, and that is what I look forward to. I am in the 2013 -2016 batch and now I am studying in the Final Year Thanks to IIHM."

HOVAZ DILANCHIAN – Cook
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort , United States

"It is the finer aspects of training & transparency that keep our talents intact. We at Siyaji believe the company is only as good as its people. Hence we are proud to have maximum leaders from within. This has resulted in the growth of our culture, talent & organization. "

Kunal Katoch – VP Operations
Sayaji Hotels Limited
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