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Course Information

In 2011 India had 740 million domestic travellers and over 6.3 million Foreign Travelers. At 7-8% growth per annum, India now has the second largest Hotel construction pipeline in Asia.

Hotel Management Course Information Question 1

What is the scope of Hotel Management as a Career?

Hotel managers handle the entire hotel operations. They are responsible for providing guests with all kind of services like accommodation, meals, Laundry, Valet parking etc.
Jobs related to Hotel Management are also available in Restaurants, Cruise Ships, Hospitals, Airline Catering, Cabin Services and High-end retail stores. A recent case was of Maruti Suzuki which hired Hotel Management graduates for its High-End retail outlet ‘Nexa’.

India has an estimated 1, 70,000 hotel rooms of which around 60,000 are branded. Over the next few years, another 60,000 hotel rooms are expected to be added. There is explosive growth happening in Low Budget Hotel space with the entry of OYO rooms, ZO rooms etc. too.

Global development and growth of the tourism industry have opened up uncountable avenues for employment.

Students can look forward to career opportunities as:
  • Management Trainee in Hotel and allied hospitality industry
  • Kitchen Management/Housekeeping Management positions in Hotels after initial stint as trainee
  • Flight Kitchens and on-board flight services
  • Indian Navy Hospitality services
  • Guest/Customer Relation Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors
  • Management Trainee/Executive in international and national fast food chains
  • Hospital and Institutional Catering
  • Faculty in Hotel Management/Food Craft Institutes
  • Shipping and Cruise lines
  • Marketing/Sales Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors
  • State Tourism Development Corporations
  • Resort Management
  • Self-employment through entrepreneurship
  • Multinational companies for their hospitality services etc.

Hotel Management Course Information Question 3:

What is the duration of Hotel Management Course?

The duration of the course varies from 3 years to 4 years.

The Institutes of Hotel Management (IHM’s) under NCHMCT offer a 3 year Bachelor of Science program in Hospitality and Hotel Administration (BSc H &HA). The Welcome Group offers a 4-year course, Bachelor in Hotel Management (BHM). Guru Gobind Indraprastha University offers a 4 years course, Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BHMCT)

Hotel Management Course Information Question 4:

What exactly is taught in Hotel Management?

Hotel Management course follows a different approach to teaching. Every subject is taught first through classroom discussion and then through practical application. Following are the major areas covered











Hotel Management Course Information Question 5:

What is the eligibility of Hotel Management?

Eligibility: Age Limit for General Category students is 22 years and Passing marks in class 12th.

Hotel Management Course Information Question 6:

Who should not study Hotel Management?

Hotel Management, however, is not ideally suited for people who are:

1. Short Tempered

2. Arrogant

3. Inactive

4. Looking for quick money

Hotel Management Course Information Question 7:

Which of the following is better? BBA in Travel and Tourism or Bachelors in Hotel Management?

The two courses are fairly poles apart :


BBA in Travel and Tourism BBA (T&TM)- Financial Accounting
Business Economics Hotel Management
Business Mathematics FOOD PRODUCTION
Computer Fundamentals FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE

Hotel Management Course Information Question 8:

What is the placement and Career Scope of Hotel Management?

BBA Travel and Tourism gives you complete knowledge of Finance, Marketing and Human Resources of any business. You would have additionally studied 7-8 subjects related to travel and tourism. After BBA (T&T) you can expect an entry level job in a Marketing/ Finance/ HR function of any company.

A Hotel Management graduate, on the other hand, will not be working in the marketing or financial side of a business. He/She would be would be handling the accommodation, food, laundry operations of a hotel

Hotel Management Course Information Question 9:

What are the salaries offered in Hotel Management?

The salary level depends varies based on the college. However, the average salary packages for the industry are as follows :

General Manager:  Rs 1,831,257
Executive Chef: Rs 2,048,000
Front Office Manager: Rs 305,209
Restaurant Manager: Rs 450,000
Executive Assistant: Rs 305,209
Chef: Rs 244,168
Duty Manager: Rs 361,315


Hotel Management Course Information Question 10:

How much would Hotel Management cost me?

The total cost of Hotel Management course varies from 1 lac per annum to 4 lacs per annum.

Top 10 H.M. Colleges in India

What are the Top 10 colleges of Hotel Management?

Hotel Management Colleges in India

Rank College Exam Forms Available from*
1 IHM, Mumbai NCHMCT JEE December
2 IHM, Delhi NCHMCT JEE December
3 IHM, Bengaluru NCHMCT JEE December
4 IHM, Chandigarh NCHMCT JEE December
5 IHM, Goa NCHMCT JEE December
6 IHM, Kolkatta NCHMCT JEE December
7 IHM, Hyderabad NCHMCT JEE December
8 IHM, Jaipur NCHMCT JEE December
9 IHM, Aurangabad Profiling, GD, PI, SOP December
10 Welcome Group Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA)


All India Manipal UniversityOnline Entrance Test (MU-OET) November

*Expected Dates. Actual dates might vary.

Top H.M. Colleges in Delhi-NCR

What are the Top 7 Colleges of Hotel Management in Delhi?

Hotel Management Colleges in Delhi

Rank College Exam Forms Available from*
1 IHM, Delhi NCHMCT JEE December
2 Banarasidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Delhi


IPU HM CET February
3 The Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, Delhi


Activities, PI January
4 Department of Tourism, Hotel, Hospitality and Heritage Studies,

Jamia Milia Islamia

Jamia Entrance March
5 IHM, Meerut NCHMCT JEE December
6 IIHM, Delhi eCHAT January
7 Amity School of Hospitality Amity Entrance January

*Expected Dates. Actual dates might vary.

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  • Class Duration: 2 hours

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