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Prof. (Dr.) Rajiv Mishra


“The hospitality industry deals with two basic needs of human beings - food and shelter, a vista which can never wane away with time”, states Prof. (Dr.) Rajiv Misha, the Dean of the School.

Welcome to the School of Hospitality & Tourism (SOHT), Galgotias University (the World’s Top 50 and the country’s best private Hospitality & Tourism Institute)!

I am indeed delighted to write to you as the incoming Dean of this glorious School & magnificent University. It is truly an honour & pride to take up this responsibility entrusted on me by the Hon’ble Chancellor.

Hospitality & Tourism, as an industry, is one amongst the fastest growing sectors in India, thereby increasing the economy and contributing to country’s largest sources of foreign exchange earnings, revenue generation and employability. But at the same time, the industry is facing the shortage of thirty-thousand trained manpower every year, as stated in the latest five-year plan document. Our ‘Hospitality & Tourism’ courses are highly inclined towards industry specific norms; and today both national & multinational organizations are considering the aspects of personalized services along with customer satisfaction as the key mantra to any successful business, thereby making endless opportunities for Hospitality & Tourism graduates in the market.

We at SOHT, Galgotias University is endeavouring to make our hospitality & tourism erudition very multifarious and integrative by keeping our curriculum abreast of latest trends and innovations happening in the contemporary industry. We are much concerned in maintaining quality issue in the domain of hospitality & tourism education apart from maintaining all measures of accreditation and evaluation to keep the programs & courses as strong and competitive in terms of its objective, nature and delivery. Our most talented, highly skilled and committed team of Faculty Members are striving to prepare graduates to compete with industry standards regarding their professional skill-sets apart from attaining educational prospects. We are also trying to build a harmony among students, alumni, educators and industry-mentors in the exchange of work-place skills.

It is just to apprise you all that approximately three percent per year average increase of international tourist arrival is projected globally by 2030, and hospitality & tourism industry is generating near about 200 million jobs either directly or indirectly as per the report of ‘World Travel and Tourism Council’. Hospitality & Tourism professionals are in great demand not only in occupational and managerial hierarchies of operational hotels, motels, restaurants and fast food companies; but also in hospitality allied projects & prominent ancillary industry sectors viz. service apartments; banquet & conference centres; cafe bars, pubs and casinos; theme parks and discotheques; event management companies & exhibition centres; public relations; IT & finance companies; as airhostess, stewards, cabin crew & ground duty staff at airports; trainers & educators in hospitality and food craft institutes; in spheres of marketing & business development; cruise lines & retailing; consultancy services; catering services at railways, airlines, defence sectors, banks, shipping companies, hospitals & healthcare units; industrial and institutional canteens; spas & ayurveda centres; clubs (golf, country & yacht); guest houses, inspection bungalows, lodges & resorts; family entertainment centres & multiplexes; business & knowledge process outsourcing companies; corporate houses; travel agencies, tour operating companies, including tourism development corporations & associations, alongside with leisure, recreation&sportsvenuesthrownopen.

We are offering the following job-oriented professional programs at our School:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management (3 years)
  2. Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management with Hons. with Research (4 Years)
  3. Bachelor of Hotel Management (4 Years)
  4. BBA Tourism & Travel (3 Years)
  5. BBA Tourism and Travel with Hons. with Research (4 Years)
  6. MBA in Tourism & Travel Management (2 Years)
  7. MBA in Tourism & Travel Management (1 Year)

SOHT is committed to delivering the best education and training to students by providing premium infrastructure, robust & holistic curriculum, impressive & efficacious practicum, the finest learning platform & conducive environment along with the best scholastic & co-scholastic development of learners. We are the leading hospitality & tourism institute in Northern India.

With best wishes,
Prof. (Dr.) Rajiv Mishra
Dean, School of Hospitality & Tourism

Vision & Mission


To Be Known Globally for Responsive Education, Creativity, and Innovation in Hospitality & Tourism.



Create a strong foundation on fundamentals of global hospitality & tourism practices.


Establish state-of-the-art facilities and collaborations for excellence in the hospitality & tourism profession.


Develop well-rounded and thoughtful graduates prepared to excel in a changing and globalized world.

Under Graduate Programs

B.Sc. Hotel Management

Bachelor of Hotel Management

B.Sc. (Hons. with Research) Hotel Management *

USPs & Achievements


To impart high-quality education to graduates and nurture them into competent professionals who can contribute to all spheres of professional activities while upholding ethics and human values”- is the mission statement that the Institute strongly believes in.


Institute is committed to delivering the best education and training to students by providing premium infrastructure, robust and holistic curriculum, impressive & efficacious practicum, the finest learning platform, and a conducive environment, along with the best scholastic and co-scholastic development of learners.


The institute grooms professionals who can quickly excel confidently in any path they choose, and encourages life-long learning through innovative procedures.


SOHT assures and believes in delivering quality professional education at an affordable fee, as we haven’t changed the fee structure in the last 11 years of inception.


Institute always tries to build harmony among students, parents, alumni, entrepreneurs, educators, and industry practitioners in the exchange of workplace skills.


Institute’s most talented, highly skilled, and committed team of Faculty Members is striving to prepare graduates to compete with industry standards regarding their professional skill sets apart from attaining educational prospects.


Institute is ranked among TOP-50 Best Hospitality and Hotel Management Schools in the World for 2023 by CEOWORLD, New York, United States, a well-acclaimed and world's leading, largest, and most widely respected business publication.


SOHT is the first and only private institute in India to be ranked among the TOP-50 in the World.


College is instituted as the “Centre of Excellence in Hospitality & Tourism” in corporate partnership & collaboration with ‘Sarovar Hotels & Resorts’.


Institute is the Corporate Member of the ‘Indian Culinary Forum’ (jointly with the ‘Indian Federation of Culinary Associations’, Chennai, and the ‘World Association of Chefs Societies’, Paris.


SOHT is the first and only Institute in North India to have a Corporate Partnership & Collaboration with ‘Sarovar Hotels & Resorts’ (India's Leading Hotel Chain with 100 hotels across 70 destinations in India and Overseas).


School is impaneled as the “Ambassador of India’s National Education Policy (NEP-2020)”, which is a gateway to academic excellence.


Institute curriculum is NEP-2020 compliant from last 2 years based on BOS approval.


Institute’s state-of-the-art Labs are of global standards and certified by the “Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)”, under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India.


School is ranked as the 2nd Best Hospitality Management Institute in the State of Uttar Pradesh and 4th Best Private Hospitality Management Institute in the country by GHRDC.


School is ranked as 3rd Best College in the State of Uttar Pradesh by the prestigious India Today.


School is globally accredited by Hospitality International Standards (HIS), Malaysia for (i) Infrastructure, (ii) Management, (iii) Teaching & Training, (iv) HR & Placements, and (v) Advanced Training Kitchen.


School is Internationally accredited & recognized by “International Accreditation Organization (IAO)”, USA based on our excellent (i) Organizational Management, (ii) Academic Management, and (iii) Institutional Performance.


SOHT has internationally collaborated with National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC, USA to offer the programs of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), USA on campus.


SOHT has been awarded Education Excellence Award 2022 for consistent performance in Hotel Management Education by the esteemed 'Global Human Resource Development Center (GHRDC) - Centre for Management Education and Research’, New Delhi.


Institute is awarded as the “Best College of the Year (Hospitality & Tourism)-2022” by Perficio Award jointly with DHS Foundation, India, and Universiti Malaysia Kelentan, Malaysia.


Institute is recognized as “The Best Institute in Hospitality Management 2022” by the prestigious “The Knowledge Review Magazine”, which is a Global Education Magazine based out of Dublin, United States.


Institute is awarded “The Most Leading Education Brands of 2021” by the prestigious “The Knowledge Review Magazine”, Dublin, United States.


SOHT is bestowed as “Best Hospitality & Tourism Institute” by Global Teaching Excellence Award 2021.


SOHT is awarded the “Best Private Hospitality & Tourism Institute of the Year 2021” by Brand’s Impact Education Excellence Award.


SOHT is awarded the “Institution of Excellence” by International Education Award, 2021.


SOHT is bestowed with a “Certificate of Excellence” by Brand’s Impact Education Excellence Award.


SOHT is recognized as the “Centre of Excellence for Hospitality & Tourism” by Kiteskraft Global Teaching Excellence Award.


SOHT conducts Curriculum Conclave with the presence of all the associated stakeholders viz. Students, Parents, Faculty Members, Alumni, Entrepreneurs, and Industry Experts; wherein detailed deliberation on curriculum revision takes place by 3 clusters, who present their dream curriculum with insightful notions based on industry & regulatory requirements.


The students are encouraged to partake in live field activities with various luxury brands of hotels in order to enhance their skills and knowledge as per industry requirements.


Value-added courses are curated beyond the curriculum and delivered by eminent industry experts for enhancing the skill and competencies of budding professionals.


Final Semester is Project-Based Learning with the mandatory publication of research papers.


Institute’s placement is 100 percent in reputed luxury hotels across India.


Industry veterans are regularly invited for FDPs, MDPs and workshops for the overall learning and development of both educators and students.


Alumni Focus group initiatives are conducted regularly providing a link between the alumni and current students in SOHT.


Regular outbound leadership programs are conducted to inculcate leadership skills among both educators and students.


Career Counseling sessions are held by industry experts to help students prepare for the future.


Institute has its own Boutique Business Hotel (The Galgotias Hotel, Gurgaon) for practical training support.

Value Added Programs

Fundamental of cake making and decoration

Fundamental of flower arrangement

Personality Development

Wine tasting, sensory techniques of wine analysis

Chinese cooking fundamentals


Prof. (Dr.) Rajiv Mishra (Dean)

Prof. (Dr.) Rajiv Mishra is an erudite educator & academician of hospitality and tourism with more than 2 decades of exposure and expertise in mentoring & training; academic administration & ...
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Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj (Adjunct Professor)

Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Chair, and Editorial Director - CEOWORLD Magazine New York, United States. He is also on the Board of Directors and a ...
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Dr. Onkar Nath Mehra

Prof. Onkar Nath Mehra

He worked with various esteemed organizations like ITDC, JIMS, Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management. He was looking after the position of Corporate General Manager (Hotels) with a very ...
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(Dr.) M P Sharma

Prof. (Dr.) M P Sharma

Prof. (Dr.) M P Sharma has a total experience of more than 22 years in Industry and academics and has been associated with Galgotias University since 2018. He is a firm believer in productivity and ...
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Dr. Vikas Singh

Prof. (Dr.) Vikas Singh

Dr Vikas Singh is an alumnus of IHM Bhubaneswar, with over 23 years of experience, including rich industry experience in Luxury brands like The Park, Hyatt regency and Carnival cruise lines, Miami ...
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Prof. Himanshu Sharma

Mr Himanshu Sharma is an outgoing, dynamic and target oriented professional having a relentless drive to deliver more than just results. With over 19 years of rich experience of a keen planner, ...
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Ms. Monalisha Dash

She worked with esteemed organization like Radisson, Metropolitan Hotel Nikko, various hotel Management colleges. She was looking the position of Training Manager. Presently She is working as ...
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Ms. Jyoti

Ms. Jyoti

She is a Hotel Management graduate from M.M Institute of hotel Management Mullana, Ambala (Haryana), she started her career from well know brand Accor Group of hotels, Novotel Hyderabad, worked with ...
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Rohit Jaswal

Mr. Rohit Jaswal

He is a Hospitality Professional graduated from National Institute of Hotel Management, Dehradun (U.K) in 2008. During his carrier growth he served in brands named Hotel Hyatt Regency New Delhi, ...
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Mr. Khalid Saifullah

Mr. Khalid Saifullah

Mr. Khalid Saifullah is an Assistant Professor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism. He is an academician with Extensive experience across the Tourism & Hospitality industry specializing in ...
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Mr. Amit Kumar

Mr. Amit is a passionate Chef with an overall 11 years of industrial and academics experience and has worked with 5-Star hotels like Sheraton JBR Dubai, Vivanta by Taj- Surajkund, and The Oberoi ...
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Prem Singh Bisht

Prem Singh Bisht

Sanjay Adwani

Mr. Sanjay Adwani

About Mr. Sanjay is MBA in Hospitality & Tourism, B.Com., Hotel Management Qualified with around 7 years of experience & exposure in the field of Hospitality & Tourism. He has worked with hotels ...
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Yazuvendra Singh

Mr. Yazuvendra Singh

About Mr. Yazuvendra Singh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism. He has a total experience of 7 years in Hospitality & Tourism Industry and Academics and has worked ...
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Industry Mentors


Ms. Sunita Bharihoke


Mr. Ashwani Nayar


Chef Sunil Soni_


Chef Sirresh Saxena


Prof. Ratan Lal Sahoo


Mr. Satvir Singh