St. Joseph's Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Palai is managed by the Diocese of Palai, and is located in a serene and picturesque campus adjacent to St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai, in a high profile modern new building with all facilities and other requirement. The management has a finishing school which provides all the necessary soft skill training exposure required for employment and campus recruitment. The four year Bachelor of Hotel Management(BHM) Degree course is being conducted in collaboration with leading hotels and tourist centres in India and abroad.
The SJIHMCT library offers an extensive range of resources and services to support teaching and learning. The fully computerized library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of books, printed and electronic journals, CD ROMs, online databases, etc. Internet facilities are available to the students and staff. The library offers Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), a computerized catalogue service. Our library services are with the library software package called Book Magic. The SJIHMCT has a fully automated library facility for students and faculties.
Quantity Training Kitchen (QTK):Bulk cooking is practiced in QTK by the second year students.
Basic Training Kitchen (BTK):Modern equipment and utensils are used to give training for the first year students in the field of cooking by steaming, boiling, baking, grilling, braising, microwaving, etc.
Advanced Training Kitchen (ATK):In addition to the Basic Training Kitchen (BTK) we have a well-equipped advanced training kitchen (ATK) where students undergo specialization training in the field of Food & Beverage Production
Bakery and Confectionery:Basics of bakery and confectionery products are taught along with different methods of mixing various doughs and batters. Items prepared are varieties of cakes, pastries, puffs, cookies, etc.
Advanced Training Restaurant: Students are taught the services of food and beverage for various outlets like speciality restaurants, coffee shops, room service, bar and banquets.
Basic Training Restaurant:First year students are given professional training in the art of service of Food and Beverage in this restaurant.
House keeping: The Institute’s Housekeeping lab is equipped with contemporary and homely guest rooms, state of the art laundry and linen room, florist and polishing room, etc.
Front Office:The front office training lab is meant for training students in all operational aspects of the front office.
Computer Lab:The computer lab is well equipped with the latest systems loaded with advanced software.
Language Lab:The Institute has a well-equipped language lab with LCD Projector, headphones and latest software for improving and developing the communication skills of students with special emphasis in English and French.
Waiting Rooms:There are separate waiting rooms provided with lockers and toilet facilities for boys and girls
Canteen:A modern canteen and a cafeteria are functioning in the campus (adjacent to the Engineering College) where hygienic food is being served at a subsidized price.
Bus Service:Elegant luxury buses are arranged for the transportation of students.
Banking:A branch of the South Indian Bank functions near the institute campus (in front of the main gate of the Engineering College) with ATM facility.
Separate hostel facilities for boys and girls under the guidance of priests and nuns are available adjacent to the Institute. The hostels have Wi-Fi facility. Student activities inside and outside the hostels are closely monitored by competent wardens and counsellors.
SJIHMCT provides scholarships in order to help eligible and deserving students in completing their studies.
100% in 2015,16,17 and 18