The Hotel and Catering Management Institute (HCMI), Chandigarh was established in 2003 by Vidya Jyoti Educational Society to provide Hospitality education. Vidya Jyoti Educational Society is promoted by NRI's based at US, Australia, Canada and India. HCMI is a self-financed institute. The college is affiliated to India's leading academic institution IGNOU. The college offers under graduate, post graduate and diploma course in Hotel Management.

The vision of the college is to be a Premier Institute providing Holistic Education in the field of Hospitality & Business Management. The institute continuously strives to achieve high levels of quality and professionalism in our academic programs by embracing challenges and transforming them into opportunities through Creativity and Innovation.


  • North India's First IHM to start Bachelor Programs Affiliated IKGPTU, Jalandhar
  • India's First Hospitality "B" School ( Post Graduation started in 2006
  • India's First International Vocational Programs in association with City & Guilds Uk and American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute- USA
  • 100% Placement at National & International levels. Only Institute which has its own International Placement Portal.
  • India's First to start Butler, Barista and Wine School
  • International Qualified and Experienced Faculty
  • Pathway with more than 20 College & Universities across 10 Countries.
  • Best Infrastructure/ Campus in the region, Fully Air conditioned, Wi-Fi, CCTV, ERP campus

Why Join Hotel & Catering Management Institute?

  • India's Top Ranked Institute of Hotel Management
  • India's First Hospitality 'B' School
  • India's Biggest Institute of Hotel Management
  • Specialized programs in Catering, Culinary Arts, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality Management
  • Academic Partnership with TAFE, South Australia, Karcher Germany, Tally, EDII, NSE Academy
  • Internationally Qualified & Experienced Faculties
  • Multi-cultural environment with students across the country and 12 different international countries
  • Only institute with Barista Coffee Training Facility

Hotel and Catering Management Institute Facilities

Laboratories: The College has a full of modern facilities like, Computer Lab, Language Lab, and Housekeeping Lab etc. to improve the students skills.

Placement Cell: The College provides 100% placement cell support at national and international level.


Vidya Deep Scholarship Test For General Students

  • Based On Previous Class Result
  • 85% & ABOVE: 25%
  • 75% - 85%: 20%
  • 65% - 75%: 15%
  • 55% - 65%: 10%
  • In 1st Year Of Course Subsequent Scholarship Based On Performance In 1st And 2nd Year Of The Bachelor / Master Course.
  • Total scholarship worth Rs. 1 Crore
  • Every student has the chance to avail scholarship.
  • Five top merit listed student will get free LAPTOP.


  • Post Metric Scholarship for ST/SC/OBC :
    Students belong to these category
    - SCHOLARSHIP UPTO 3,20,000/-
    - No Tuition Fee
  • Merit cum means scholarship for minority community
    In India (Govt. of India Scheme) i.e. Muslims, Christians, Sikhs and Parsis any where in India. Eligibility10+2 with 50% Marks
  • Paramilitary forces (CRPF, BSF, ITBP, GRPF & Others) Wards Get Rs. 12,000 - Rs. 18,000/- Per Year From the Govt.
  • IKG-PTU Scholarship for Parent / Fatherless Students Geet scholarship upto 50% of Free
    PS : Scholarships are sole discretion of the awarding


  • SC/ST/BC-with low Income get Financial Loan from Govt. Welfare Departments. Upto 100% @ 4-5% interest rate.
  • Educational Loan for all students, from all the nationalised / Private Banks.
  • Minority community in India i.c. Muslims, Christians, Sikhs and Parsis anywhere in India with low Income get 100% Loan with 4-5% Interest rate.
  • Vidyadeep Scholarship Test -4,000-12,000/-per year based on Test conducted on spot at the time of registration.

*Loans & Scholarships are subject to approval of Awarding body.