National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India)

Diploma in Housekeeping Operation

3 Semesters
1.5 year(s) course

About the Course

As per surveys conducted to assess requirement of trained manpower for the hospitality sector, it has been established there is greater demand for skilled manpower rather than for managers. All the hospitality organisations be it a hotel, restaurant, fast food outlet, resort, railways, airlines, cruise liners and other allied industries, all require trained personnel to man their operations. The National Council for Hotel Management offers five different trade diplomas to cater to the needs of such establishments which are popular with the student community as it guarantees them jobs in the hospitality industry immediately on completion.

The five diploma courses are the core areas of food and beverage operations. It is open to 12th pass students of +2 system who must have studied English language as one of the subjects. The Course duration is for 36 weeks followed by 24 weeks of Industrial Training. Currently the courses are offered under annual examination system comprising term end examinations at end of the year. Institutes also conduct mid-term examinations comprising theory and practicals.

Applications are invited by individual affiliated Institute of Hotel Management through advertisement in leading local newspapers released during the month of June each year and selection made through a transparent selection process.

Each diploma program equips students in the basic areas of specialization and institutes provide hands on training to students in the institute kitchens and laboratories.

Course Fees

Please check with respective Institutes.

Institutes & Seats Availability

Total Seats Available : 240

Central Government IHMs     (Total Seat : 100)

Name City Phone / Email / Website Seats Available
Institute of Hotel Management Guwahati 0361-2337226
Institute of Hotel Management Jaipur 0141-2202812
Institute of Hotel Management Srinagar 0194-2312234

State Government IHMs     (Total Seat : 50)

Name City Phone / Email / Website Seats Available
Institute of Hotel Management Bathinda 0164-2430454
Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management Chandigarh 0172-2662740
State Institute of Hotel Management Balangir 06652-230730
State Institute of Hotel Management Medak 084512-200660

Food Craft Institutes     (Total Seat : 90)

Name City Phone / Email / Website Seats Available
Food Craft Institute Ajmer 0145-2641864
Food Craft Institute Aligarh 0571 2721136
Food Craft Institute Nagaon 03675 524856


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