The Faculty of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology (FHMCT) was earlier the M.S Ramaiah College of Hotel Management which was established in 1993. The Faculty offers a 4-year undergraduate programme leading to the Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) degree and a 2-year duration postgraduate programme leading to the MBA Hospitality Management degree.
The postgraduate programmes offered by the Faculty are:
All the programmes in Hospitality Management and Catering Technology have been designed based on successful programmes offered by reputed Hospitality Schools and Universities in the West as well as in the East. However, the curriculum reflects Indian hospitality and culture. The curriculum offered is outcome based and helps students to develop critical thinking, creative and innovative abilities and to imbibe relevant practical skills for a smooth transition from academics to the real life work environment. Students gain experience in dealing with real life situation and problem solving skills through assignments and role plays. Opportunities are provided for students to do their internship in India or abroad depending upon the student’s performance. The students have been consistently securing top ranks, the latest being the First Rank and Gold Medal for BHM in 2013
The Faculty is well connected with reputed hotels and allied hospitality establishments all over the world. Students are given training and acquire rich experience in these establishments. Over the years, students have been successfully placed in areas of hospitality, retail and corporate sector spread across the world. Students are placed for internship in Europe, USA, Australia and the Middle East. There are around 30 members of faculty and around 400 students. The faculty publishes more than 25 papers annually and conducts exhibitions and shows make contributions to the University publications - Book of Students Projects Abstracts, a student feedback magazine called Reflections and a biannual technical journal-SAS Tech.