Governing council details – St. Joseph's Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Palai – Just Excel with Us..
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Mar. Joseph Kallarangatt


Mar Joseph Kallarangatt is the Bishop of Palai and Patron of the College. He had his higher studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome and took doctorate in Theology. He was the Professor of Theology at Paurastya Vidyapeetham, Kottayam and in 2001 he was appointed as the President of Paurastya Vidyapeetham and continued in the office till he was appointed as the Bishop of Palai in 2004.

Rev. Dr. Joseph Maleparambil



Presently he is the Vicar General of the Diocese of Palai in charge of Education and Chairman of the Diocesan Technical Education Trust and Manager of all educational institutions under the Corporate. He was the former Rector of St. Ephrem’s Theological College, Satna, and former secretary to K.C.B.C.

Rev Fr. Joseph Kaniyodickal

Director,  Mar Sleeva Medicity

Vicar General of Eparchy of Palai & the Managing Director of Mar sleeva medicity  Palai

Rev Fr. Joseph Vattappillil


Rev Fr. Joseph Vattappillil is currently the vice chancellor Eparchy of Palai. He is the priest in charge of internet evangelization web services of the Eparchy of palai. He is also the Director of St. Joseph’s Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology , Palai from the year 2022 and warden of St. Alphonsa Hostel (SJCET) , Choondacherry. He has done specialisation in moral theology in 2009 from Collegio Maria Mater Ecclesiae, Roma, Italy. And have also done specialization in Canon Law from Dharmaram Vidhya Kshetram , Bengaluru.

Rev. Fr. Thomas Njavallil

Lab Manager

He is the Lab Manager of St. Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology, Palai and St. Joseph’s Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Palai. He is a B.Tech holder in Mechanical Engineering. He worked in the Shipping Corporation of India. He was the former Manager of ITC Karoor.

Mr. Michale Dominic

Director , CGH EARTH , KOCHI

Mr. Michale Dominic, Director of CGH Earth in Kochi, leads with vision and passion. Under his guidance, CGH Earth excels in sustainable travel experiences, preserving culture, and promoting responsible tourism. His leadership inspires excellence in hospitality.

Dr. Sheri Kurian


Graduate in Commerce, specialized in Hospitality services and Tourism, Trained in Swiss Hospitality services, post graduate in Tourism Administration, PhD in Business Administration, Possess 28 years of experience in Hospitality Management Education and administration. successfully completed many outbound projects related to Hospitality services with leading Multinational companies at Bangalore. Presently, Principal at The St: Joseph’s Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Pala, Kottayam,

Mr. Varghese Johnson


Varghese Johnson is a graduate in Hotel Management securing First class with distinction from Mangalore University. He is a post graduate with Master’s degree in Tourism (MTM), Human Resource Management (MHRM), and Hotel Management (M.Sc. HM). He has over 12 years of teaching experience in colleges under Mangalore University and 6 years of teaching experience in St.Joseph’s Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Pala, Kerala. He is the author of four books on F&B Service and was the trainer for “Servietten Falten”, 145 different napkin folds made in 00.03:37.96 on 13th of June 2018 that entered Limca Book of Records. He is the club co-ordinator of Le Sommelier and Paryavarana.