About Us

Leaders in Hotel Management

SIHMCT has established itself as the only college in Maharashtra and probably in the whole of this region which has a 52 Guest Room- 3 Star Property on its campus.

It has 4 magnificent banquet halls, 1 spacious speciality restaurant, 1 cozy coffee shop and a swimming pool for hands-on practical experience during the academic life of the students on the campus.

This is in addition to regular labs such as 2 Food Service Labs, 3 Food Production Labs, a Housekeeping Lab , a Front Office Lab and a Seminar Hall.

The above property is fully furnished as per A.I.C.T.E. compliance norms.

Importance of the B.H.M.C.T. Course. ( 4 Year Degree of University of Pune)

An education in Hotel Management & Catering Technology has today assumed significant importance. Hotel management students are absorbed in all the service industries such as star hotels, chain restaurants, fast food joints, retail sector , shopping malls, multiplexes. Our students are groomed enough and they are absorbed given jobs in banks, insurance companies, etc...where there is demand for supply of food and beverage services.

This industry offers a wide spectrum of employment opportunities from highly trained managers, specialized chefs, housekeepers, sales and marketing wizards to guest relations executives.

Besides 5 star hotels, our students also are currently working in establishments like star resorts, chain restaurants, industrial catering, air catering , tour operations, travel services, event management companies, contract catering . A few of them have joined shipping and passenger cruise line industry, multi speciality hospitals, educational institutions as educators etc. Some of our students have opened their own businesses in several towns in India. Most of our previous students have done their training in the United States of America and are currently working in both East Asian Countries and also in the West.

The Institute

Established already as a cradle of excellence in hospitality education in India, Sinhgad nurtures the best-in-class professionals, hospitality leaders and entrepreneurs of hoteliering.

It has unique curriculum affiliated to one of the best Universities in India , namely 'The University of Pune', which stands 7th in India's Top Universities.

We have highly specialized professors from domestic industry the internationally experienced professors. The state-of-the-art facilities, from sports,cultural academics to adventure sports and leisure sports. It provides a balanced mix of business and hospitality education.

As a University of Pune / Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education accredited program, students are assured that we are meeting the desired industry norms. As a result of this our students have fetched Top Ranks in University of Pune.


To create the ideal ambience, the Sinhgad Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology is located in the picturesque and serene hills of Kusgaon (Budruk) in Lonavala, just 15 minutes from Lonavala railway station, bus stand and the Mumbai - Pune Expressway.

Lonavala enjoys a salubrious climate due to its periphery being surrounded by hills. Situated 625 meters above sea level, the average temperature is between 10 degree Celsius and 30 degree Celsius during most of the year. Lonavala is well connected by road and rail from the state capital, Mumbai and the "Seat of Education"-Pune. Lonavala also boasts of large establishments like INS Shivaji-The Indian Naval Trainee Academy, Kaivalyadham-Internationally renowned Yoga Research Institute, Tata Hydro-Electricity Watersupply, Dams & Canals, many reputed hotels, resorts, sanatoriums & corporate training centres and it is also a very popular tourist destination. Besides the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, there are local trains between Pune to Lonavala every hour for greater accessibility.