Who We Are

Naipunnya School of Management, Cherthala was established in the year 2003. It is a self financing college run by arch diocese of Ernakulam and Angamaly. The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala.

It was established in under the visionary leadership of His Excellency Mar Thomas Chakkiath who is the first president of Naipunnya School of Management. Rev. Fr. Sebastian Kalappurackal, was the founder Director of ‘Naipunnya’ and his relentless efforts and dedication actualized Naipunnya from a distant dream to a vibrant reality Naipunnya aims to become a dynamic centre of excellence by motivating the youth to attain their dreams with the support of innovative and quality training programs


NIHM a well-known institute for high quality education closely linked to employment. Our aim is to inspire our students to become innovative professionals, connecting them to exciting and rewarding careers.

NIHM has highly professional and qualified staff with a wealth of experience in their respective disciplines and strong connections to their industries.

Everything we do is designed to equip our students with academic knowledge and practical skills to succeed in their chosen careers.

The career service can support students with their career planning by helping them develop and enhance their employability skills and graduate attributes.

We provide job opportunities, employer engagement activities, employment-related information, and advice for students.

Vision & Mission


We aim to be a National Centre of Excellence for value based, inclusive and holistic education and research, moulding our students into highly proficient and responsible global citizens.


The Department aims to constantly strive and provide comprehensive hospitality education in a healthy learning environment, nurturing the hotel management professionals for the competitive world.


Accomplish intellectual and professional excellence by creating an insightful, facilitating and mentoring, yet disciplined academic atmosphere.
Cultivate a spirit of inquiry, advocacy and scientific temper among the members of the College.
Execute academic and administrative plans and policies in an environment of transparency, equity and fairness.
Ensure maximum resource efficiency as a responsibility towards the future of the society.
Enhance awareness about human rights, cultural and spiritual heritage, and the environment.
Develop leadership qualities among the students to be the change leaders of tomorrow and equip them to meet the challenges of a world without frontiers.
Leverage cutting edge technologies for dissemination of knowledge and for instructional methods.
Create and maintain physical infrastructure which will support the Vision and Mission, and will be symbolic of the College’s aspirations.


To provide the best educational opportunities in most conducive work culture with highest level of professionalism and dedication in progressively enhanced manner and awareness about human rights, cultural and spiritual heritage, and the environmen

History of Naipunnya

When we look back to 2003, the year of establishment, the institution started its functioning with Certificate Course in Catering Management, Secretarial Practice and Stitching by National Institute of Open Schooling, New Delhi. In 2004 Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology recognized by KITTS, Department of Tourism, Govt. of Kerala was introduced in the campus considering the vast potentialities in the Hospitality industry. In 2005 BSc Hotel Management and Catering Science, B Com Computer Application and BA Communicative English Courses affiliated to the University of Kerala were started. With these 3 courses and 47 students in 2005, the Naipunnya began the journey to reach the unreachable. From then till now the college has grown in strength, infrastructure and diversified into different branches of studies.

Hotel Management course emerged as one of the prime programmes in Naipunnya with its difference in course structure and relevance. In 2015 Naipunnya blessed with a new block exclusively for hotel management branding as Naipunnya Institute of Hotel Management (NIHM)

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