It has always been the tradition of the Diocese of Palai to open up new avenues for higher education for the people of the diocese and for others. After establishing a few arts and science colleges, we ventured into the field of professional education by establishing St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai. Within a short span of time this college has become one among the best self-financing Engineering Colleges in Kerala.
We have started a Nursing College also. Our latest venture, the St. Joseph’s Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, started functioning  from 2010-11 academic year onwards. This Institute offers 4-year degree course in Hotel Management.
In our Institute of Hotel Management, we have provided the best infrastructure and facilities as compared to other institutes in India. We are sure that students will experience a caring, disciplined and inspiring environment in the campus.
We welcome you to our Institute for a wonderful time.
Patron -Mar Joseph Kallarangatt, Bishop of Palai
The SJIHMCT is the only institution affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, offering 4 year Degree Course in Hotel Management approved by the AICTE. The economic crisis helped the policy makers to think to form at least one professional from each family to secure the future of the inhabitants of central Kerala and give an equal thrust to agricultural as well as to service sector.
I am happy to welcome you to this Institute. Visit us and feel the difference.
Auxiliary Bishop of Palai - Mar. Jacob Murickan
SJIHMCT has an aesthetic five-storied building, with well-designed and equipped laboratories, kitchens, class rooms, seminar halls and dining halls, adjudged by various Visiting Committees as one of best in South India.
Well-furnished hostel facilities are provided for boys and girls run by Rev. Fathers and Rev. Sistgers adjacent to the Institute. We are happy to welcome you to our Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology. You will be in a caring, inspiring and disciplined campus.
We have only one goal – your success in study and career.
Chairman - Msgr. Dr. Joseph Maleparambil
The travel and tourism sector is fast growing in India, with India becoming major tourist attraction for foreigners. To cater to the demands of the tourists, a number of star hotels have come up in all major cities and towns as well as in reputed tourist centers. There are only a few institutions in Kerala offering four year degree courses in Hotel Management. The AICTE Visiting Committee has given the highest rating for our Institute among the Hotel Management Institutions in Kerala as regards the general facilities and infrastructure is concerned. We arrange 20 weeks exposure training in leading five star hotels outside Kerala, so that their communication skill as well as outlook is improved.
Elegant institute buses are provided for the transportation of students. We are looking forward to welcome our new batch of students and we wish them a happy and fruitful time in our Institute.
Project Director - Dr.P.J.George
Hotels, Resorts, Cruise Ships, Airlines, Clubs, Restaurant and many of the related service sector industries are looking for qualified, multi skilled future managers to grow their businesses. The tourism sector continues growing and expanding. Tourism careers are for young people with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Hotel and Tourism careers are for those who enjoy the art of creating a pleasant and enjoyable environment for guests as well as for those who love the excitement of travel. We, provide the entire infrastructure to develop and promote the skills of our students to take up challenging career in their life.
I sincerely thank the parents who have given us a chance to co-operate with our efforts in forming the future career of their children. We are looking forward to prospective candidates those who have the idea to enter here as a student and get off from this Institute as an employee, or better an employer. For this they have to undergo a formation to sharpen their mind and polish their styles and languages. We don’t promise long holidays, but hard work for long hours, sometimes additional works beyond the syllabus, so that they are the best product available in India.
Director - Fr. Jacob Puthiyaparampil
The hotel industry offers tremendous growth potential for the service-oriented people. There is a large global demand for 4-year BHM degree-holders. The tourism industry too has always had an appeal and is growing all over the world. Job opportunities offered by the industry is very high with a lot of placements on offer in class hotels, resorts, cruise liners and other tourism related avenues. If the student possesses a service mentality with a positive and pleasant personality, we undertake to groom him/her in the right path with a marked difference in the quality to take up responsible position in the hospitality industry after their graduation.
Principal - Mr. P.C.Georgekutty