Today's buzzing world does not just deal with the type of field you come across with but it deals about the type of experience and about the achievements that you receive from that particular field. In the context of developing countries like Nepal which is still far from the prospects of technology and modernization, education has been felt very necessary in order to promote development in every nooks and corner.
However, no one can deny the fact that the education system in the country has been excellent for so many years and the teaching-learning process given through more theoretical knowledge has been appreciated even in the international platform. It is quite appreciable to say that our country is taking decent steps regarding the improvement of quality education. Along with the field of Science, management, humanities, and laws, hotel management has been a top subject among students to study and to build a career.
Nepal doesn't have a very long history of hotels as the first hotel established in the country dates about six decades back. "The Himalayan inn" and"The Paras inn" were the first hotels established in 1950 and 1951. After that, the rise of hotels, restaurants and lodges began and now hotels can be found in around a lot of parts of the country. The profitable business was a major step taken by the businessmen. After that when education regarding hotel and hotel management was felt more necessary, a number of such institutions were established. As a result, now there are a number of popular colleges which provide education on hotel management in particular.
Some of these colleges are given below:-
1. Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management(SMSH) – Lainchaur, Kathmandu
When it comes about Hotel Management and hospitality, the very first option for a student is Silver Mountain School. Established in the year 2002, the main aim of this college is to provide a world-class education to the students and to enhance the incredible journey of students from learner to becoming achievers. Affiliated to Queen Margaret University, UK, the college has given massive achievers and performers to the country. With a very short span of its establishment, the college itself has placed a benchmark in its field and has become one of the most successful institutions in the country. Further, the students enrolled here doesn't need to compromise for their future as they will get the best out of what they have learned. Thus you'll make a good choice if you are choosing Silver Mountain School.
2. Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM)- Kalimati, Kathmandu
This college was established in 1972 by Government of Nepal along with the technical assistance of UNDP/ILO to produce skilled manpower in the field required for hospitality and travel management. The college has further enhanced the level of quality education in the country ever after its establishment. The college further launched education in Hotel management in the year 1999 after its successful events of work. After then it has been a very first choice for the students starting up their career as a disciplined hotel management student. Having well-equipped libraries, kitchens, classrooms and training bars, the college is absolutely incredible and contains a good atmosphere enough for the students.
3. Nepal College of Computer Studies (NCCS) –Paknajol Marga, Kathmandu
NCCS is one of leading colleges in the country conducting three years Bachelors in Hotel Management program along with IM program and Computer studies. Affiliated to Tribhuvan University, the college is highly experienced and professional and aims to provide lifetime learning experiences to the students. Established in the year 1999, the college has further given a number of brilliant students and has passed over 18 successive generations to work inside or outside the country with a dignified post. Further, there are good scholarship awards for those students who actually want to shine their future. To the ones still in a dilemma, don't worry, NCCS will definitely meet your expectations.
4. Nesfield International College (NIC)- Lagankhel, Lalitpur
Nesfield International College is another leading colleges in the country regarding education in Hotel management. Established in the year 2006 by renowned educationists and professionals, the college further provides courses on fundamentals of hotel management, hospitality, food and beverages services and productions. The four years course of bachelors is a complete set for the ones doing something with hotel management in future. Further, the college focuses on producing qualified, dedicated and skilled human resources who will not just limit themselves in problem-solving techniques but will also promote their creativity. Thus for the students to be creative, lively, social and enthusiastic, the college is the best choice.
5. International School of Tourism and Hotel Management (IST) – Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu
If you are looking forward to a college whose degree is recognized in the international platform, then you are at the right track. Established in the year 2003, the college is affiliated to Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria. IST College aims in developing practical skills and is a center for excellence for hospitality education and providing a stimulating environment for lifetime learning skills to the students. IST College has further provided hotels, restaurants, and workshops as well as clubs where students actually get to utilize and implement the knowledge that they have obtained. Thus the college is an excellent platform for the people who are actually willing to focus upon their practical knowledge along with academic knowledge.
6. South Asian School of Tourism and Hotel Management- Malaya Road, Biratnagar, Morang
The college was founded in 2001 and within just a span of 17 years of establishment, the college has been a leading college to provide knowledge in Hotel Management discipline and promote skilled manpower in the country. If you are from the eastern part and thinking of studying there, then SASTHM is the only best option for you. Affiliated to Purbanchal University and CTEVT, the college stands up in empowering the country with skilled personnel in hotel management and hospitality. The college is undoubtedly the best platform for discipline, lifetime experience of true education and skills.
7. Balkumari College- Narayangarh, Chitwan
Balkumari College is one of the most popular Hotel management colleges in Chitwan as well as in Nepal. Established in the year 1986, the college has met its standard in bringing quality education in the field of Hotel Management. Along with that, the college stands up as an excellent platform for helping the students develop their future career in this field. The college has proved itself as a leading contemporary institution providing brilliant human resources to the country and even in the international platform. Thus it is not necessary to explain the soft corners of the college as the college itself is excellent.
8. Axis College- Rupandehi, Chitwan
The modern dynamic college which was recently established in 2009 is affiliated to Pokhara University. The history of its establishment dates just a decade back which means it comes up with new resources, newly trained and educated professionals. Thus the college seems to be much more energetic as well as trained enough to provide enough skills and knowledge to the students. The college believes in the motto of learning to implement and acknowledge. Thus the college has been a proper choice for the ones who have graduated from here and thus built their future.
People believe that destiny makes its way but for the people who believe that they lead their destiny, it is needless to explain to them about the type of person they want to be. But it is necessary to suggest them because no one is ready to compromise with their future. So, come out, visit the colleges of your choice and decide yourself to bring the best out of you.
The British College
Padmashree Int'l College
Birat Kshitiz College
Roadcyes Chwok, Biratnagar
Babar Mahal, Kathmandu
Divya Gyan College
977 -1 - 4415038 / 4429151
Thames International College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
1-4464584, 4465660, 4499324