Mumbai, 14th August 2023: SVKM’s NMIMS School of Hospitality Management (SoHM), Navi Mumbai, has achieved a milestone of excellence by securing the prestigious 1st rank in the Emerging University category of the Times of India Ranking 2023 for Hospitality/Hotel Management category. The Times of India, a leading media house, annually releases its university rankings, which serve as a definitive guide for students and parents in choosing the best institutions for higher education.

Raising the bar of educational standards, NMIMS SoHM is proud to receive this recognition for its innovation and dynamic learning environment where theory meets real-world application and commitment to nurturing future-ready leaders is equipped with a unique blend of hospitality and managerial skills.

The 1st rank in the Emerging University category underscores NMIMS SoHM’s continuous efforts in raising the bar of academic standards and aligning its curriculum with industry trends. This year, upon NMIMS SoHM’s request, the Times of India altered the category name from “Hotel Management” to “Hospitality/Hotel Management”. The alteration signifies the evolving landscape of the industry and reinforces the school’s dedication to staying ahead of the curve.

At the heart of NMIMS SoHM lies the vision to produce leaders who seamlessly adapt to the shifting paradigms in the hospitality sector driven by technology, creativity, and socio-cultural transformations. The innovative curriculum addresses the contemporary challenges faced by the industry, empowering students to propose solutions that blend traditional hospitality values with cutting-edge managerial techniques. With state-of-the-art infrastructure, collaborations with industry leaders, and emphasis on practical exposure through internships and industry visits, NMIMS SOHM has been successful in creating a talent pool that meets the demands of the fast-paced and dynamic hospitality domain.

The journey of NMIMS SoHM is characterised by a relentless pursuit of excellence. This recognition is a vindication of the efforts of its faculty, students, and staff, who have consistently demonstrated their commitment to ensure a positive attitude, customer service, and professionalism.

Dr. Ruchita Verma, Dean, NMIMS School of Hospitality Management, expressed immense pride in the achievement, stating, “We are thrilled to secure the top position in the Times of India Ranking 2023. Under the tutelage of industry-leading experts and educators, students at SoHM gain access to state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies that enable them to develop the skills and knowledge required to excel in the dynamic world of hospitality.”