IST College

IST College

Hospitality being one of the most productive sectors for employment generation in present context, International School of Tourism and Hotel Management (IST College) was established in the year 2004 with an aim to provide the internationally recognized hospitality education. Similarly IST Secondary School have been established to offer Plus two level education emphasizing as the foundation for hospitality education.

IST has been offering various courses from 10+2 Level to Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel and Tourism Management. As per the government regulation IST Secondary School was established under the flagship of IST College in order to provide the excellent platform to the incoming students who aspire to pursue their career in hospitality industry. There is a maximum input of practical classes in all the operational subjects and also few months of internship to different hotels in or out of the country which is completely new concept in this field and level. The course is designed in such a way that it provides customized and fast track options to students with maximum flexibility and opportunity for progression either for further studies or for the career in Hospitality Industry. The successful graduate can pursue for Bachelor’s Degree in Nepal or in countries likes Austria, Australia, New Zealand, UK & USA and many more.

IST Secondary School aims at developing practical, ethical and excellent communication skills of the students by providing each of them with the recognition of a successful career in the hospitality industry. At one hand the emphasis is on the academic know how and on the other hand the equal emphasis is on the personality development of the students. Though the curriculums of 10+2 Management is similar but the output for the students of IST is special due to the holistic education approach of providing the maximum practical classes and internship opportunity as it will support the students to understand the industry in better way.

So in IST students not only learn the specified subjects that are enlisted in the course structure but also they learn about the basics of life – life skills. Positive attitude, impeccable grooming, open mindedness is the vital component in today’s competitive world and these qualities will have a long lasting effect on the young professional’s mind and behavior. The fact that skills could be learnt at any juncture of life but having positive attitude is extremely essential is well developed among all IST graduates.

The infrastructure of this institution is as per the need of the courses where facilities like Spacious Classrooms, PMS Lab, Well-designed Demo Restaurant and Bar, Fully equipped Practical Kitchen, Training Reception, Practical Bar, Resourceful Library, Computer Lab with easy access to Internet, Mock-up rooms with Necessary Amenities, Multipurpose Hall, Conference Hall, Indoor Cafeteria and Transportation facilities are available.

The team IST is always committed to provide a conducive environment for the learners because it will nurture and develop young minds into capable and highly motivated human resources – which is the need of the industry. The faculties are always working towards creating an opportunity for the students to capitalize their full potential, bring the best out of them and to prepare them not only to face the challenges in life but also to excel in any sector.  Hard work, perseverance, dedication and discipline are the mantras that are being instilled to the students in the regular manner.

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 Maldives, China, Dubai, Malaysia, India, Nepal and many more. 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 hospitalities related outlets like hotels, airlines, cruise, educational institutions, around the globe.

IST has already conducted its 12th Convocation Ceremony which had been graced by then Rt. Hon’ble Vice President, Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister, Hon’ble Minister for Education, Chief of University Grants Commission and Vice Chancellors of Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu University and Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria.

Apart from regular educational programs, IST has been deeply involved in Corporate Social Responsibility where IST has already organized training programs for Small and Medium Entrepreneurs of the tourism industry of Nepal. It also publishes a tourism educational journal “THE GAZE” which is the first of its kind in Nepal. Likewise, to make its students a responsible citizen IST has been organizing various events such as Blood Donation Program in collaboration with the Blood Bank, event for Orphan Children of Bal Mandir, event for Old Age Home (NisahayaSewaSadan) are just to name a few every year.

Despite of this holistic approach to its quality education, the investment made by students is very affordable in comparison with national and international degrees available in the Nepalese scenario.


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