Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management

Lainchaur, Kathmandu
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Salient Features

  • State of the art classrooms
  • Barista Training Academy
  • BHM Kitchen
  • BHM Philosophy Restaurant
  • Board Room
  • Cafeteria
  • House Keeping Practical Apartments
  • International Culinary Arts Kitchen
  • Library and Student Quite Room
  • Bar
  • Reception
  • Specialty Restaurant
  • Locker Room
  • Faculties with excellent academic credentials
  • Frequent visit of industry experts for lectured
  • Friendly learning atmosphere

Admission Guidelines

This four-year program is designed to emphasize the importance of Operational Management within the context of commercialism. Upon the completion of four years, the students receive a Bachelor Degree in International Hospitality and Tourism Management from Queen Margaret University, UK.


To be eligible for admission for a Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality and Tourism Management program, applicants need to meet following minimum requirements. 

  • Interested candidate must pass +2 with minimum 1.8 GPA and must have D in every subject.
  • CBSE and Indian board can also apply for BHM and Culinary course but before must submit equivalency letter from Curriculum Development Department.
  • A level pass student with 3.5 credit point can apply too.
  • After that, student must sit for an entrance exam followed by 2 interview session.
  • An entrance exam result strictly subject to college management decision.
  • English language score
  • Health Certificate
  • Character Certificate

Applicants will be conditionallly admitted based on their grade 11 or equivalent results, subject to them meeting all the minimum requirements. Final Admission to the program will depend on the final Grade 12 results.

Application Process

Students are expected to visit Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management for counseling which will enhance the ability of understanding the insight and prospects of studying BHM from our Certified Career Coach.

Students are requested to get an Application form for Admission from Silver Mountain itself. Students must complete the required details requested in form and submit at the school.

Students must submit their completed application form along with the testimonials including the mark sheets of SEE, 11th and 12th standard and citizenship to the admission department. Admission department will schedule the date & time for entrance examination and interviews and students will be informed accordingly.

Students who are accepted will be further guided for their admission and students who do not qualify should wait for the next intake.

No CMAT required

For Admission


Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management recognizes and encourages genuine, deserving and passionate person to study with them. It provides scholarship on tuition fee on various categories and titles. It also provides scholarship on tuition fee on various categories and titles.

Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management follows the norms of scholarship as per the directorate of higher education (International Affiliation) of Ministry of Education.


Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management (SMSH) is located at Lainchour, Kathmandu. It was initiated in 2002 AD to provide world-class education in Hotel and Tourism Management. It currently provides a Four-year Bachelor Degree in International Hospitality and Tourism Management in affiliation with Queen Margaret University, UK, and Higher Diploma in International Culinary Arts leading to a four-year hospitality degree. 

Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management provides their students with opportunities to do their internship in the best hotels at national and international levels. It has a distinct model of learning, strong research performance, and a leading reputation for engagement with industry experts. It has a culturally diverse campus life and vibrant study and research programs that prepare graduates for the workplaces of today and the future.

Silver Mountain Training Hotel is operated by Silver Mountain so the students get more realistic and practical experience along with being exposed to classroom learning. Besides having practical classes in the first two years of their hotel management classes, the training hotel extends the students' experience to a higher level of learning. The training hotel consists of nine units of accommodation, two restaurants, a bar, and a roof-top beer garden where students can polish their hospitality skills with paying guests.

Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management (SMSH) is the first Hotel Management School to receive the license from the Ministry of Education to run and award the four years Bachelor's Degree in International Hospitality and Tourism Management from Queen Margaret University, UK. Silver Mountain SHM's programs are equivalent and approved by the Curriculum Development Center of Tribhuvan University

Additionally, Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management has opened Nepal's first ever French Fine Dining Restaurant, Pavillion Rose. which is locatied within the premises of the institution. Another venture of the institute is the Coffee Academy, The Academy provides barista training as well as customized courses that are catered towards specific requests.

 Mission and Statement:

To provide the industry-relevant International Hospitality and Tourism Management Education with the commitment to excellence in an atmosphere of Freedom with Responsibility by maintaining the standard and quality of the International Hospitality Industry.

Message from the Chairman

Samir Thapa

Dear Students and Parents,

I welcome you to Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management with pride. It is an honour to be a Founder Principal of Silver Mountain SHM, the school that stands for excellence and continuously sets the highest standards. With our humble beginnings with handful of students 16 years ago, we have crossed a pretty long journey. Today Silver Mountain SMSH is a school whose graduates are successful hoteliers and entrepreneurs, not only in Nepal but all around the world. 

Silver Mountain SHM strongly believes in providing education by equipping our students with skills, confidence and a positive approach with an all round development. The school is constantly and relentlessly encouraging students not only to pursue and thrive for academic excellence but also to participate in various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. An inclusive and student centric environment at Silver Mountain SHM nurtures creativity, passion, resilience and leadership qualities. From the time student is enrolled at Silver Mountain SHM, we focus on their attitudinal development to make them a global citizen with empathy and awareness. They not only grow up to be finest hospitality personnel, equipped with sound knowledge but we help groom an individual who not only becomes a leader but a team player.

Our team continuously works towards enhancing each individual’s strength as simultaneously teaching new international trends, techniques and skills. I am extremely proud of our team of faculties and staff at Silver Mountain SHM who share our values and ethos. Our teams are hands on teachers who strongly believes in nurturing and at the same time developing the value of Freedom with Responsibility, Silver Mountain SHM always welcomes change and we are also proud to be a trendsetter here in Nepal.

A first international officiated hotel management school in affiliation with Queen Margaret University of UK, first Teaching Hotel, First fully fledged Oenology (lab); First international affiliated Coffee School with Università del Caffè, Italy. We are also affiliated with American Hospitality Academy, USA; American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, USA, for various Short Term Diploma and Certification Hospitality and Culinary Courses and it is first and only school to be partnered with international hotels worldwide for internship and job placements. 

With our state-of-art facilities, Silver Mountain SHM is a world class hospitality and tourism school with affordable fee structure at your own country. We constantly strive to upgrade and excel in all terms and students can experience world-class teaching and learning. With our affiliation with Queen Margaret University, we cannot compromise on quality education and learning. Silver Mountain SHM boasts of highly qualified Nepalese and international faculties who also have long and solid international experience in world of hospitality and tourism.

Silver Mountain SHM plays active role in CSR events and uplifting and developing local skills. We are partnered with government and non government bodies and have steered several pilot projects to uplift livelihood of locals with skill development programs. Our short term programs are targeted to youth who may not be academically inclined but have passion and capacity to perform in their chosen field. Once again, thank you for choosing Silver Mountain SHM. Your exciting journey begins now. And I assure you, this will be the best, most productive and memorable years of your lifetime.

I would like to welcome you personally at Silver Mountain SHM!

Thank You!

Samir Thapa