Admissions open at V.M. Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education for the academic year 2017 – 18

It is that time of the year again when students all across the country are on a hunt to explore various institutes that will lead them to their desired career. V. M. Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE), one of the leading institutes of hospitality education in India, announces opening of admissions for the coming academic year 2017– 18for students who want to enhance their career in the field of hospitality.

Affiliated to the Goa University and supported by the Marriott Group, VMSIIHE offers a B.Sc. in International Hospitality Management and has recently tied up with Turismo de Portugal. 10 outstanding students keen to embark on an international education related adventure will get a chance to visit Portugal as a part of the exchange program. The institute also offers its students an opportunity to pursue a post-graduate degree at HTMi Switzerland.

Students who have appeared/passed the Class XII board exam in Arts/Commerce/Science/Vocational stream can walk-in for the entrance test at the Institute on any working day from Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Candidates admitted on or before 31st May, 2017 can avail of the Early Bird offer which is a 10% concession on tuition fee for all three years at the institute.

With the strategic partnership with HTMi institute in Switzerland, students who have successfully completed the 3-year International Hospitality degree at VMSIIHE in Goa will be eligible to be enrolled at the Master’s program at HTMi Switzerland. The duration of this program comprises of one academic semester of taught modules, followed by the completion of a master’s dissertation within six months of the completion of the taught modules. Upon completion students will receive 3 post graduate degrees. A Post-graduation diploma in Hospitality Management, M.Sc. in hospitality and tourism management and an MBA in hospitality Management from HTMi.

The three year full-time program at VMSIIHE is designed to equip the students with practical training and necessary skills, with special attention to personality development, professional attitude and leadership qualities, which are essential to be a global manager of repute. The institute boosts of a unique industry-focused curriculum, dedicated and experienced faculty with international expertise, sophisticated equipment, interactions with industry experts, professional internship at starred hotels across India and abroad as well as a 100% placement assurance.

Situated approximately 22kms from the capital city Panaji, 5kms from Margao and 20kms from the airport, the campus is the perfect place for students to learn and be nurtured as hotel management professionals and hospitality leaders of the future.

The well designed campus has a fully functional 5-starred training hotel on campus, with a grand lobby area and reception, well appointed guestrooms, a restaurant, kitchen area and banqueting facilities. The program provides participants with a profound exposure to various facets of the industry, departmental processes related to food & beverage planning, showmanship, front office and housekeeping practices, human resource management and food production operations. It also offers them a leadership programme which inculcates a professional attitude in a holistic learning environment. The course curriculum includes academic learning, practical sessions, an exchange program to Portugal, a visit to Switzerland and professional internships in top hotels in India and abroad.

At VMSIIHE, students can be assured the ideal atmosphere for rapid career growth. On completion of the course they will have the skills to meet challenging opportunities in a dynamic industry and adapt to requirements around the world.

VMSIIHE ( is a world class hospitality institute, set up with state-of- the-art infrastructure, and a wide range of facilities. Affiliated to the Goa University, VMSIIHE offers a B.Sc. in International Hospitality Management and has recently tied up with Turismo de Portugal for an exchange programme. The institute also offers its students an opportunity to pursue a post-graduate degree at HTMi Switzerland.

-By Odisha Age