From humble beginnings in December 1948, the Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, has evolved as premier institute encompassing dynamic fields of studies. Over the past six decades the Faculty has made conscious efforts towards redefining and broadening its view in response to the rapidly changing national and global scenario. Grounded in the philosophy on ensuring individual, family and social well being, some of the defining features of Faculty of Family and Community Sciences are its professional culture, vibrant teaching learning ethos, engagement with the issues of social relevance, team work and intrinsic motivation to better the best. Students are trained to become effective, resourceful and forward thinking professionals in different fields.
The Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology is aptly placed in Faculty encompasses two vibrant departments namely Department of Foods and Nutrition and Department of Family and Community Resource Management (FCRM). The former has produced renowned nutritionists, dieticians, food scientists and researchers over past 60 years who are well placed at various government and non government organisations both at national and international levels. The Department of FCRM on the other hand engages in training the students in hospitality management and interior design at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It’s alumni are absorbed in the relevant renowned hospitality and interior industries as executives, interior designers and landscape designers. Hence the institute has a huge potential for a number of career opportunities for the interested students.
The hospitality sector in India is an upcoming industry and with combining unparallel growth prospects and unlimited business professional, the industry is certainly on the foyer towards being a key player in nation’s changing face .to meet the growing demand of the hotel and catering industry and generate employment opportunities, there is a need for trained professionals in this field. With this objective the institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology has started with various post graduate diploma programs and evening certificate courses.