Institute of Hotel Management, Lucknow

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Coordinates: 26°53′35″N 80°57′00″E / 26.893°N 80.950°E / 26.893; 80.950

Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Lucknow
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Established 1969
Undergraduates Bachelor in Hotel Management
Location Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology is located at Seed Farm, Sector-G, Aliganj, Lucknow and is affiliated to the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology located at the PUSA complex in New Delhi.

The first batch of three-year diploma in hotel management students passed out from the institute in 1983 when the institute was located on Ashok Marg road in the heart of Lucknow. Until 1989, the institute remained small with around 20 diploma students each year.

In the beginning of the academic year 1989, the institute moved to its present premises in Sector-G Aliganj and batch size was increased to about 70 and more in later years.

From 2009-12 batch college started semester system in place of year system as per study calendar changed by NCHM&CT.

The institute celebrated an alumni day in April 2006 and in 2008 the University celebrated the silver jubilee of its first batch.


3-Diploma courses

4-certificate courses.


Suman Singh was the principal of the institute until 1990 and she pursued state government to upgrade Food Craft Institute,Lucknow as State Institute of Hotel Management in 1980 and R.K. Saxena joined as principal in 1990 and served for more than 14 years playing a leading role in shaping the quality, discipline and culture of the institute until he moved to IHM Mumbai as principal. A.K Singh was the Principal till December 2013 and new academic block a 5 story building is added .Rajiv Mehrotra is Principal now.


The university has separate hostel and gym for boys and girls.[1] The institute has Bakery and Confectionery Lab, Computer Lab, Audio-Visual Lab with all modern facilities. All the classrooms of the institute are well furnished with all modern facilities.


There are 11 members in the faculty. Pulak Mandal, Sunil Chandra and R. K. Singh are the senior faculty.[2]

Option for Vegetarians[edit]

In 2016, a few of the IHMCTANs (Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Jaipur) started giving students the option to choose only vegetarian cooking. Earlier, it was compulsory for all IHMCTAN students to learn non-vegetarian cooking. This decision to offer a vegetarian option by IHMCTANs may be the first amongst any of the hospitality training institutes of the world. It is expected that all IHMCTANs, including IHMCTAN Lucknow, will start offering a vegetarian cooking option from academic year 2017 onwards.[3][4]


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