International School of Tourism and Hotel Management (IST College), affiliated to Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria, has been established in 2004 A.D. with a view of producing world-class human resource to provide to the overwhelming need of the hospitality industries by offering various academic degrees and training packages as per international standard. It offers +2 Management Diploma in Hotel / Tourism Management and FHS Diploma in Hotel Management.
IST College aims at developing practical, managerial and communication skills and provides each individual student with the know-how for a successful career in hospitality industry. It is a center for excellence in hospitality education, providing an enterprising and stimulating environment in which students can learn and develop their full potential. The structure of the academic program achieves this by combining management theory with practical experiences, which will ensure an international approach to teaching.
IST College offers customized and fast track programs to provide students maximum flexibility and opportunity for progression. The successful candidates of Diploma Program can also pursue their Higher Diploma in Hotel Management and top-up to Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nepal, Austria, Australia, UK & USA.
During the 14 years of its operation IST has been able to establish itself as a quality education provider in Nepal. The IST graduates are pursuing higher degrees in countries like USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Similarly many graduates are pursuing their career as mid level managers in Nepal and in abroad.
To be a centre for excellence in hospitality education in Nepal providing an enterprising and stimulating environment in which students can learn and develop their full potential.
To achieve its vision and mission by combining management theory with practical experiences in the field of tourism and hospitality ensuring an international teaching approach.
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ESTD: 2004 A.D.
Gyaneshwor, Opposite to German Embassy,, Kathmandu
Message from Mr. Narendra Bajracharya
Welcome to International School of Tourism and Hotel Management (IST), one of the best schools in the field of tourism and hotel management.
To be successful manager, one must possess sound academic knowledge and practical experience in every aspect of running an organization. Knowledge and a broad scope of skills ranging from language competency to business and marketing skills have become prerequisites for a successful hospitality career. In order to be successful in facing these new and ever-changing challenges, every individual needs to become exceptionally dynamic and competent in the respective field.
If you are keen in becoming a part of this booming industry and are looking forward to opting this challenging career in the world of hospitality and tourism, IST offers exactly the one you need to fulfill your career dreams-an excellent, high quality hospitality education that provides you with essential skills and practical experiences upon which you can build on your career!
IST offers an amazing educational package to provide international degree in both economic mode and fast track. At the same time, you will have many options to get international degree from any of the stipulated Universities located in Austria, UK, Switzerland, Singapore, Thailand, Australia and USA.
Joining IST also means starting your international career in hospitality industry enjoying an exceptionally rewarding and friendly working environment.
I would like to extend my best wishes to all those who wish to be a part of this exciting career.
Total 1400 students graduated from 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th & 10 in the year 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 respectively.
Students who have successfully completed a 10+2, High School Diploma, PCL, 'A' Level or equivalent with at least D+ Grade are eligible to enroll into this program.
Step 1 – College Visit
The dedicated team of IST College is always ready to offer a counseling to provide in-depth information. The College will provide overall information about the course structure, course perspective, fee structure, property visit, internship facility, opportunity after the completion of the course and other facilities.
Step 2 – Form Submission
After the counseling if the student wants to pursue the course the following is required:
Step 3 – Entrance Examination
Step 4 - Group Discussion and Personal Interview
Step 5 – Selection for Admission
IST provides an opportunity for a 12 month internship in China, 12 months in Dubai, 6 months in Malaysia and 6 months in India respectively.
Hospitality education is such an education where the future professionals learn the industry insight in campus and relate the same and harness their skill during the industry internship. So IST not only provides the on campus educational facility but also provides an excellent platform for its students through well-crafted internship opportunity in five start deluxe properties in countries like China, Dubai, Malaysia, India, Nepal and many more. In this connection, IST will provide different international internship opportunities in new tourist destinations in the days to come.
This international internship provides the students with the overview of the world hospitality trend, the latest innovation and about tradition and culture of different nationality which facilitate them to adjust in any situation. With the focus on academic knowledge, practical know how, disciplinary aspect of the students IST has been able to instill the “service orientation” in the students’ mind which has become the positive feature of IST Graduates who are progressing and leading in many hospitality related outlets like hotels, airlines, cruise, educational institutions, around the globe.
International School of Tourism and Hotel Management is highly committed not only to provide the quality education to its current students but also to provide the platform for the prospects of higher studies and career opportunity in IST itself and in the industry too.
There are regular inquiry and campus recruitment from hospitality industry which is immediately conveyed to the graduates and they get benefited immediately. Moreover, since IST students have created such a positive impression about the college to the industry that the college has been very successful in placing the graduates in the lucrative jobs.
Countless management positions in leading hotel and tourism organizations throughout the world are occupied by IST educated professionals, which is proof alone that a IST education could be a student's key to success.