A humble beginning 18 years back. A journey through ups and downs. Yet, a zeal to do the best and deliver the best. The outcome - what NIPS group is today. On the 25th of February 2007, NIPS was awarded the Certificate of Honour , as ‘ One of the best 5 Educational Institutes of the Nation’, in the Hotel Management Category by ‘ Gurukuljyoti Award’ for Excellence in Education, 2006 . Awards and Accolades and quite a number of these have come in the way of NIPS since 1997, acknowledging their excellence in the various fields of Hotel and Hospitality Management studies. These however, have not made the Managing Committee of NIPS complacent. Rather, the accolades received have inspired NIPS to perform better, to reach new heights, to reach out to higher goals of excellence.
During these years , besides the flagship Institution, ‘ NIPS School of Hotel Management’, The two other NIPS Group Institutions formed are ‘NIPS School of Management’ and the ‘ Vista Concord School of Management’. All the three professional study Institutes under the NIPS umbrella are pledged to augment the facilities and infrastructure continuously, to meet the ever changing challenges of the ever-growing sunshine industry, the hospitality and the tourism industry.
All the course packages offered by the NIPS Group takes off from the learning of the rich Indian heritage and the Culture and are perfectly blended with the Western Hotel and Hospitality Management education system. This provides the students of NIPS with a world class contemporary education in specific fields of the subject . To shape them to have an edge over others, to shape them to be future leaders.
The globalisation and the opening up of the economy has ushered in a paradigm shift in the entire gamut of industries. Priorities have changed too, conforming to the emerging needs.
The institutes in the group and their courses have been designed and structured in tune with the present market needs. Its multidisciplinary approach, constant interface with the industry, and networking to instantly access the latest changes contribute to the overall development of the students.
To meet the challenges of the dramatic changes of the past 20 years, and to provide students with a world class education, combining the latest Western trends and techniques with the age-old rich cultural heritage of India.
Campus: NIPS presently have two campus , one at Mahishbathan, Sector V, salt Lake City , Kolkata and the other at EC-98 Sector I, Salt Lake City, Kolkata. A third campus at Sovabajar is expected to open its doors in 2012. A Luxury Hotel is also being planned in the vicinity of the Mahisbathan Campus. With its proximity to the Airport, this hotel is aimed at providing a comfortable stay to both domestic and international guests and a quality industry experience to the Hotel Management students.
NIPS offers state–of–art facilities for the management and IT studies like spacious classrooms , conference halls, well equipped e – library, IT resource centres .
NIPS also offers best of the region facilities for the hotel management studies. Besides spacious classrooms , conference halls, well equipped e – library, IT resource centres , the food and beverage production lab with three modern kitchens, bakery and confectionary unit, specialty restaurants, coffee shops, furnished AC deluxe rooms, front office labs and laundry are integral part of the infrastructure to train and import hands on skills in specific area of service.
Support facilities includes accommodation, transport facilities, Travel Desk, Support service for higher studies abroad and Personality Development programmes.
Chairman: Mr. P.D.Pathak
Executive Director: Mr. Ashif Mushtaq Shah
Director: Mr. Vivek Pathak
Associate Director: Mrs. Mahrufa Shah
Associate Director: Mrs. Arunima Sen Pathak
Deputy Director: Mr. Joseph Uttam Gomes
Principal: Mrs. Sonali Mukherjee Sarkar
Our highly qualified and experience Faculty Members are continually in demand as advisors and consultants to the industry and work closely with them to achieve the continuity of learning between the classroom and the workplace. They are complemented by visiting professors, industrial experts, business consultants and senior managers from the industry.
The institute takes pride in its extremely encouraging placement record through on and off Campus interviews. NIPS Alumni have made a mark for themselves in prestigious organizations like TAJ, Welcome Group, Marriott, Le Meridien, Wipro , Westside , Pantaloons , GE Capital, Hyatt, Oberoi Group, Sheraton, Indian Airlines, Emirates, Jet airways, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line, Hyundai, BMW, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, HSBC, Al-Tamimi Group (Saudi Arabia) to name a few. The focus of the dedicated Training & Placement Cell has not only been on Placement alone, but Quality Placement.
NIPS is one of the few institutes to offer courses through West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT), State Council of Technical Education (approved by AICTE), Punjab Technical University (PTU) as well as Bharat Sevak Sangh (BSS) all under one roof.
• Diploma In Hotel Management
Awarded by West Bengal State Council of Technical education, approved by AICTE
Duration : 3 Years
• Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management
Duration : 3 Years
• BSc in Hotel Management , Catering and Tourism
Duration : 3 Years
• MBA in Hotel Management
Duration : 2 Years
Accolades and Recognitions
• Diploma in Best Training Programme Category by Worldwide Hospitality Awards 2003 – the only Asian Institute to win the most prestigious European Awards in the world hotel industry.
• Gurukul Jyoti Award 2006 recognised us as “One of the 5 best institutes of the nation”.
• One of the few Asian institutes to be a part of EURHODIP as Associate Member.
• Roll of Honour from Nation Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) – 2008 and 2009.
• One of the first institutes of Eastern India to achieve ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 standards.
• Meritious students have received scholarships from prestigious institutions like Vatel (France), NRAI (India), etc.
• Winner of Critic Circle of India Award (New Delhi) in 1995
• Vidya Ratna Award, IIEM New Delhi, 2003