National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) was set up in 1982 by the Govt. of India as an autonomous body for growth and development of hospitality management education and sector in the country. The Bachelor of Science program in Hospitality and Hotel Administration is offered jointly by the National Council for Hotel Management and the Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU). The 3 Yr. (6 Semester) full-time programme equips students with all the required skills, knowledge and attitude to efficiently discharge supervisory responsibilities in the Hospitality sector. The program also involves in-depth laboratory work for students to acquire required knowledge and skill standards in the areas of Food Production, Food & Beverage Service and House Keeping. It also provides managerial inputs in Hotel Accountancy, Food Safety & Quality, HR Management, Facility Planning, Financial Management, Strategic Management, Tourism Marketing and Tourism Management.