The Beginning

The Institute of Hotel Management, Gangtok, Sikkim was set up in the year 1990 as a Food Craft Institute by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Department of Tourism, Government of Sikkim with the objective of providing job-oriented and professional hospitality education to all the students of any stream from any part of the country.

During the year 2000, the Institute was upgraded to a full-fledged Institute of Hotel Management and affiliated to the National Council for Hotel Management under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Institute then started enrolling students from all over India through All India Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted by NCHMCT (National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology), New Delhi.

Institute was shifted to its new campus at Sajong, Rumtek near GangtokĀ  during the year 2011-12.