Traditional Indian philosophy - ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’, meaning ‘Guest is God’ is the essence of Hospitality industry which supplies a gamut of services ranging from travel arrangements, accommodation facilities, food & beverages to leisure activities which a modern day traveler requires during his or her travel for business, pleasure, vacation, adventure, religious purpose or medical treatment. This industry is one of the largest and most rapidly growing industries in the world and is a great driving force for the growth of the economy and cultural richness of any country. Hospitality industry is one of the strongest industries in the world in terms of overall GDP, employment and growth. One in every ten employees all over the world is from hospitality and tourism sector. Unlike many industries that demand years of work experience even for low level positions, the hospitality industry offers a wide range of career options for relatively inexperienced individuals with the proper nurturing and training. There are more than 7 lakh hotels all over the world and is worth $570 billion which augurs well for the magnitude of the industry. This three-year hospitality and hotel administration course encompass all the knowledge and skill required to claim passport to be on board for the this ever growing service industry.
The students in the B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel administration program at SKFGI will get firsthand exposure to the booming hospitality industry which is exciting and highly technical field of study. This specialized program at SKFGI will ensure practical based training at the state-of-the art labs meant for culinary efficiency, high quality service skill, guest handling, reception, housekeeping and many more associated jobs. The serene atmosphere of the campus amidst picturesque landscape is just ideal for education and learning. The infrastructure includes well equipped classrooms, Front office laboratory, guest rooms for housekeeping practical, food production and bakery laboratory, food & beverage service laboratory, computer laboratory, language laboratory, well stocked library, conference room, guest lounge, 300 seater auditorium to name few. The curriculum and academic delivery is meant for holistic development of the students. The entire 3 years of the program is packed with industrial exposure and training in 5-star hotels of national and international repute, extensive practical classes in campus through-out the year, modern pedagogy for effective learning, live projects and event organization. Individual social skill development is given prime importance in the college. At the end of the program each student will be given job placement assistance in reputed hotel and restaurant chains of the world. Hotel management department of the college believes in strong industry-academia relationship and is tied up with National and International brands for mutual benefit.
Outcome: To enable students to become employable, industry ready and go-getter: