Chennai based SRM Institute of Hotel
The Hon’ble Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of India, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey handed the award toDr. D. Antony Ashok Kumar, Director, SRM IHM at the ASSOCHAM 13th National Education Conclave, Expo & Awards recently (on 25-26 Feb. 2020), at New Delhi.
“We have been honored by this award and it is a testimony to the 25 years of legacy that has been established by our management, for us to follow. Providentially, we have received from 2014 to 2018 the “Best Hotel Management College” and in 2019 and 2020, the ‘Most Preferred Hotel Management Award’,” said Dr. Antony Ashok Kumar, Director, SRM IHM.
“Indeed, SRM IHM is the only hotel management institute that is attached to a hotel. SRM Group has hotels in Chennai, Trichy, Tuticorin and The RAMADA hotel at Guindy, Chennai under its fold. With placements of more than 97%, many of them are placed at 5 Star hotels and retail sectors in India and abroad too,” added Dr. Antony Ashok Kumar.
What distinguishes SRM IHM is the quality of placement of their 600 plus students who pass out year on year. Industrial training is offered in India and abroad as well. International exposure training and placements are offered to, their students in hotels in France, Malaysia, Mauritius and Thailand. The institute also has MoUs with hotels in India and other countries with salaries in India averaging from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 28,000 and Rs.1.2 lakhs abroad per month.
Other factors that make this institute a cut above is in academics. Academically, the students are distinguished by securing all India Ranks in top five places in all semesters. The syllabus is revamped once in three years and is updated to the current trends of the industry.
Students of SRM IHM are selected as toppers in the state level culinary competition conducted by India Skills. Students participate in national competitions and have participated in culinary competitions conducted at the South East Asia’s Culinary Expo 2019 and have won the bronze medal.