India is considered as one of the potential emerging superpowers of the global economy. Indian economy has become one of the world’s fastest growing emerging economies with a potential expected growth of 7.5 per cent for 2019-20 against 7.35 per cent in 2018-19. It is one of the richest countries in terms of Natural Scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage hence it attracts a large number of tourists from across the globe.
India has 7.5% GDP on Travel and Tourism sector and this is third highest foreign exchange earner. The Foreign Exchange Earnings during the month of December 2018 were Rs. 19,469 crores as compared to Rs. 19,381 crores in December 2017. India needs a huge skill and manpower requirements for its growing needs in Hospitality sector. An estimation of Travel and Tourism contribution to GDP on 2026 will be US$ 160.2 Billion @ 7.2% GDP average.
In order to tap the growing needs of this potential sectors, India needs a skilled manpower in Hotel and Tourism Industry, one of the fastest growing sectors in India. It is very much essential to develop trained human resources to acquire new skills and knowledge to unlock the immense potential of these emerging sectors. DSMS started its journey in 1990 and has successfully created a strong visibility as a center of excellence in the emerging sectors like travel and tourism, hospitality, health care, business administration and computer application over the decades and is highly committed to serve the society.
We offer Two -year full time Master of Hospital Administration Program (MHA), affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS), and 3-Year full time Under Graduate Program in BBA in Tourism & Hospitality, Bachelor in Business Administration, Bachelor in Computer Application affiliated to Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol.
Being in hospitality education arena for 29 years now, the college prides of a strong legacy with possessing alumni base of 10,000+, who are scattered in different top-notch organizations of the country holding leadership positions. We have very strong alumni network all across the globe and we maintain quite an active relationship with our alumni. Assets of our college, they never back out whenever our current students require their guidance and assistance.
At DSMS, we nurture our students with creativity and decent attitude towards life, as these elements will lead them to become a good human being first followed by an efficient manager. Students are provided a fun and interactive environment where they are free to express their views and opinions. The pollution-free and refreshing campus of the college backed by the avant-garde facilities makes the educational journey of the students a fruitful one. The faculty members, who are having a sound sense of ever-changing and challenging scenario of the industry, assures to incorporate varied teaching methodologies such as case studies, presentations, demonstration and so on. Considering the mental as well as physical well-being of the students, the management of the college also arranges art of living yoga sessions and fun-filled Zumba dance classes frequently in the campus. We encourage our students to participate in university-level sports competition, quizzes and cultural fests on a regular basis as we want them to see holistically developed. The management ensures that the way of teaching and delivering knowledge in the college is apt, given which they opt for timely feedback from the students. While designing the syllabus, we always take suggestions from industry giants to stay abreast with the latest advancements.
Hospitality and Tourism is not a mere profession, but a lifestyle that requires personality, charm, and enthusiasm. They are the representatives of their respective organizations; hence, grooming them extensively is the mantra of DSMS. Our students stand out from the crowd, owing to the training they are rendered and this becomes an interest factor for the recruiters who are associated with us for years. Placement has never been a challenge for our students. DSMS has legacy to produce medal winners in the University years after years in Hospitality Course. We have always been able to provide quality jobs to our students according to their preferences in various reputed Global and National Companies in Hospitality, Tourism, Healthcare and IT space.
Keeping enough room for summer internship, vocational training, seminars, expert talks and live projects for students, DSMS has also cultivated a research-culture in the campus where both students and faculty members are motivated to undertake different research activities. The flagship event of DSMS College, International Business Research Conference, has received an immense response from Industry and Academia from pan India and across the globe.
DSMS is committed to play the role of shaping up the career of students, facilitating the academic deliveries to go beyond academic training and help students to improve their core competencies through continuous Industry Interface. DSMS provides unique facilities of mentoring the students to help them develop the right attitude, knowledge and skills for enhancing their employability quotient in the job market.
DSMS has excellent infrastructure to act as Incubation hub at Durgapur (which is the industrial belt and education hub of West Bengal and located very close to Kolkata). DSMS has emerged as a knowledge centre for carrying out teaching, research, training, mentoring activities for micro, small and medium enterprises. It envisions to act as an Incubation hub to liaison with world class educational institutes to support various business ideas and innovation. DSMS is highly committed to serve the society at large especially the emerging sectors like Tourism, Hospitality, Health Care and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises who are the real growth drivers of Indian Economy.
Dear Students, it’s my privilege to welcome you all to be a part of our enduring journey to success.
PROF. (DR.) SUCHISMITAA SENGUPTA
Ph.D (Management), North Gujarat University, M.Com (International Business Operations), I.G.N.O.U, P.G.D.M (Public Systems Management, First Class First, Medal Winner), I.I.S.W.B.M, M.Com (Finance and Accounting), University Of Calcutta, B.Com (Hons) (National Scholarship Holder), University of Calcutta.