(NCHMCT): National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology
National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Society) was set up in the year 1982 by the Government of India as an autonomous body for coordinated growth and development of hospitality education in the country.
Initially, the Council was set up as the National Board of Studies in Food Management, Catering & Nutrition under the administrative control of Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Food) and subsequently transferred to the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India in the year 1984. It was rechristened as National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology. Currently, the office of the Council is situated at A-34, Sector-62, Noida (U.P.) India with its own building, while the registered office is at Pusa, New Delhi.
The Council regulates academics activities in the field of Hospitality Education & Training that is imparted through Twenty One (21) Central Govt. sponsored Institutes of Hotel Management, Twenty One (21) State Government sponsored institutes, fifteen (15) Pvt. institutes and Seven (7) Food Craft Institutes, that function in different parts of the country.
Through the Council, these institutes offer Ten (10) different professional programs leading to award of Certificate, Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma, Bachelor and Master Degree. The BSc. And MSc. programmes are offered in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University – IGNOU.
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Aims & Objectives:
Aims and objectives of National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology and its role as the apex formation in the country to ensure co-ordinated growth and development of hospitality education through its affiliated institutes are elaborated in its Memorandum of Association which among other things, mandates the Council to effectively discharge functions such as:
Formation guidance and coordination of various types of studies, knowledge and research inclusive of Graduate and Post Graduate studies in the field of Food Management, Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition and allied skills and crafts;
to affiliate institutions concerned with the subject and prescribe courses of study and instructions leading to examinations conducted by it;
to prescribe standards for buildings and equipment of affiliated institutions;
to prescribe educational qualifications and other standards for the members of staff of affiliated institutions; and where necessary, to depute them for their further training etc. both inside and outside the country;
to prescribe educational and other qualifications for admission of students to affiliated institutions;
to prescribe the manner of admission of students to the affiliates institutions;
to admit candidates to examinations conducted by it;
to conduct examinations for promotion from lower to higher classes and also for awarding certificates, diplomas and degrees;
to publish results of examinations conducted by it;
to grant certificates, diplomas and degrees to students who have completed the prescribed courses of study in an affiliated institution and have passed the examinations conducted by it;
National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology
A-34, Sector-62, Noida -201309 (Uttar Pradesh)
Toll Free Phone No. : 1800 180 3151