Balaji Tower


(Sponsored by Govt. of India & Govt. of Andhra Pradesh)

Balaji Tower
State Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology


(Sponsored by Govt. of India & Govt. of Andhra Pradesh)



Hostel accommodation on sharing basis will be arranged separately for boys and girls at a location very close to the Institute on request on extra payment.

Basic Training Kitchen

This kitchen is geared to impart practical knowledge to the first year students who are relatively fresh to the course and require a great deal of emphasis to be laid on development of basic culinary skills in food production. The kitchen is so designed that each student gets an opportunity to actually cook the entire menu for the day under the guidance of our efficient faculty.

Quantity Training Kitchen

This kitchen, as the name suggest is designed for quantity food production. As per the syllabus of B.Sc(HHA),Craft course students are required to be trained in the art of bulk catering. Our quantity Training Kitchen is fully equipped for catering to a large crowd. Our students, during their practical’s, are trained in this kitchen to develop the knowledge and skills required for bulk catering.

Specialized / Advanced Training Kitchen

Both these kitchens are created to train our B. Sc (HHA) students who have acquired the basic food production skills during their previous years and are required to be trained further in specialized or advanced food production. This involves imparting knowledge and skills required for international cuisines and specialized Indian cuisine. These kitchens are therefore designed specifically to cater the necessary requirements of advanced food production.


The students are given practical training in bakery and confectionery. They learn the finer nuances of cake decorations and specialty baked products.

Food & Beverage Service Department

The department offers an array of food and beverage studies. Course instruction includes hands-on laboratory experience and extensive interaction with the food and beverage industry as well as traditional classroom lectures and demonstrations.

Training Restaurant

This facility has been created to impact hands on training to the students in the Food & Beverage Service area. The décor, Interior & layout of the same is carefully designed to create an ambience of a fine dining restaurant thereby making ideal grounds for the students to acquire the expertise to serve the needs of the guests. The restaurant and accommodate a seating up to 40 persons and is used for banquet set up also.

Mock Bar

It comprises of a well laid out display of alcoholic beverages (mock) fitted with the latest accessories and equipment wherein the students can practice making cocktail and mixing various drinks along with its presentation & service.

Guest Rooms

Students are trained in these rooms which are specially designed as per the norms & requirement of a star hotel. Hands on training in bed making, upkeep of the rooms & general cleanliness, along with placing of guest supplies and room amenities is given to the students.

Housekeeping Lab

This is the core of the department where various allied housekeeping activities like, upkeep of uniforms, flower arrangements, laundry & other support services are taught to the students.

Front Office Lab

Simulation of real hotel situations related to front office is created for the exposure of the students in this lab. It is equipped with a front office counter & other necessary equipment to give a feel of the department.

Linen & Uniform Room

This facility has been created for the storing of the linen required by the College. It also makes provision for the maintenance of all staff uniforms. It provides training to the students regarding storing & issuing of linen & uniforms and allied activities like monogramming, reuse of condemned linen, as like in the hotels.


It is used for washing, ironing and other processing of staff uniforms and the linen used in the guest rooms & the restaurant. Students are motivated to develop their creative instinct during their practical hours such as flower arrangements and interior decoration.

Computer Laboratory

We have a centralized computer lab with twenty computers dedicated to student’s learning. The laboratory is equipped with the latest hardware and broadband internet connectivity. The students can also train in English language software installed in all computers.


The college has a well stocked and organized library having lot of titles and lot of volumes. Students are encouraged to utilize the resources and benefit from them.

Industrial exposure training for students

The internship is first hand exposure to five star hotel operations and gives a practical learning to the theoretical inputs as provided by the college. Students also get clarity of real –time hotel working and helps them choose their preferred department of work in hotels. Students are placed by the college in the best 5 star hotel in the students’ preferred choice of city. For national internship, placement are facilitated by the college. Our students have successfully trained in Tirupati, Hyderabad, Chennai, Banglore, Kolkatta, Mumabai, Delhi, Gujarat, etc.

The college is one of the most preferred destinations for recruitment for hotels in the city. This is validated by the fact that almost all five star hotels in India. Apart from the hotels, many other alternate avenues also open up for hotel management graduates- namely, Retail quick service restaurants, facility management, Airlines, sales and other service industry verticals. Typically, campus interviews are conducted in the college campus.
SIHM has an active training & placement cell which caters to the placement and training of our students. Some of the companies have visited SIHM for their requirement of hotel management students. SIHM possesses excellent infrastructure for conducting campus placement activities.

Other Facilities

Audiovisual Rooms • Maintenance Room • Seminar Hall • Conference Room • Girls Locker Room • Boys Locker Room • Transportation • Cafeteria • Dispensary • Indoor games