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An alumni of IHM, Lucknow and All India Management Association, New Delhi is having specialization in Hospitality Management and Human Resource Management. He achieved certificate of appreciation from American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AH & LA) USA for Training and Education in the field of Managing Hospitality Human Resources, Hospitality Supervision and Food and Beverage Service. He is having rich and varied experience of thirty years in Hospitality Operations, Academics and Conducting Training Programs towards enhancing organizational effectiveness, productivity and building committed teams.

He is having extensive experience in Designing of Curriculum, organizing Seminar/ Conferences of National and International level on current and relevant topics related to industry with fabulous response and appreciation from Industry and Associations in India and abroad.

He was Founder Editor of “Indian Journal of Applied Hospitality and Tourism Research” and President of Annual India International Hotel, Hospitality and Tourism Research Conference, till February 2016.

In recognition to his contribution to the academics Nation Care News Paper and Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Samaj Kalyan Trust conferred “Shikshamitra Samman” in April 2009. He was also Conferred with “Shikshawid Samman” for 2010 by All India Swatantra Lekhak Manch in November 2010.

Quality endeavors initiated by Him in the past have shown remarkable outcome by the Institution under Him including Accreditation by NAAC (An autonomous body under UGC), International Certification by ISO 9001:2008, A+ Grading of the College & taking College under Him among the Top Ten Best Hotel Management Colleges of the Country successively for the past Seven Years by the Outlook MDRA Survey of the Best Professional Colleges of the Country. Also efforts for International Cooperation and signing of MOU amongst the Best Institutions of the repute across the Globe was His remarkable Quality Initiatives taken for the Growth and Development of the Hospitality Education beside associating the Institution with Hotels and Industry Associations.

He regularly shares his opinion through writing in the relevant Hospitality and other Magazines and presenting Key Speeches, Lectures in the various relevant congregations related to the field and is associated with the Academic Councils and Board of studies of various Universities and Institutions.

Professor R.K. Bhandari
Professor and Dean
School of Hospitality Management
Mob: – 9871200100


Dean’s Message

With objective of providing dynamic hospitality education in global perspective, Vatel School of Hospitality Management, Ansal University, Gurgaon is the pioneer Institute in imparting value based quality education with mission of grooming globally competitive, high quality professionals in Hotel Management.  VSHM is located right in the heart of Gurgaon.

The Institute is a progressive, young and dynamic Institution in India which has been providing quality management education for Hospitality students with a vision of providing world class education.

 VSHM is having association with Vatel International Business School Hotel and Tourism Management and it has been our constant endeavor to give world class training to our students through education and training in best Institution and Hotels.

The Marco Polo Exchange Programme, that gives opportunity to study for a year abroad to the students is unique programme in India and addresses concern of this fast growing industry by providing International academic exposure and Industrial training opportunity in the mecca of Hospitality education and also in other parts of the world so that excellence at par with world standard is met. The focus of the School is to provide quality expertise that develops the student into a responsible Global Hospitality Professional.

Our course curriculum is designed conforming to the current International requirement and is reviewed time to time as per the need. Value addition is continuous focus and objective of curriculum. We provide our students with the opportunity for meaningful academic development of knowledge with respect to the world environment. The emphasis is given on  Industry orientation and our graduates are effective in management of the operations and soft skills.

VSHM is having Inter nationally qualified and experienced faculties and the course is complemented by Academia-Industry interface imparting uniqueness to our programme. Role plays, case studies, project work practical, industrial and exposure training with leading hotels in India and abroad, project research assignments, industry visits, are some of the methods continuously used and monitored for timely revision as per the International Standards.

It is highly inspiring to note that  VSHM has been making rapid progress and is among the very few Hotel Management Institutions in the Country that has a vision for adopting to changes in global perspective.

I feel privileged to invite you to experience the Service with a difference at  VSHM!


Professor and Dean

School of Hospitality Management