Guru Nanak University
Professor Selva Kumar holds a Master is of Philosophy in Tourism and Hotel Management with over 22 years of academic and corporate experience. He earned his M Phil degree from Madurai Kamaraj University, currently pursing PhD from Barathidasan University. He has also completed in M Sc Hotel Management from Annamlij University. Having completed a B Sc in Hotel Management from Vels University in 1997.
He started his career with the Savera Group of Hotels as an Operations Management Trainee. He is currently working with the Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Bangalore, India. He has worked as an Assistant Dean Academics, Munnar Catering College, Kerala and has also served as head of the department (HOD) in Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science Chennai. He is member of various colleges in syllabus review committee in Bangalore and Chennai Hotel Management colleges.
He is a passionate researcher, and his research areas include heritage and cultural tourism, culinary historiography, and other multidisciplinary areas related to hospitality and tourism studies. He has published several research papers in both national and international journals.
Mr. Selva Kumar has groomed over 3000 students in various UG and PG levels. He is passionate about teaching and is keenly interested in subjects like food and beverage, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality Management, etc.