hotel management course details

What is Hotel Management all about?

Hotel Management is one of the popular branches of the hospitality industry which deals with business management, marketing management, sales management, financial management, human resource management, public relation in the hospitality industry.

Hotel Management team consists of one main general manager who is assisted by other general-purpose staffs related to operational management such as front office staff, housekeeping, revenue management, sales and marketing, food and beverage, events and catering, finance, human resource, security, etc. The main aim and goal of the management team are to manage and run the service of the hospitality industry.

Hotel Management Courses After 10th

Hotel Management is one of the popular options among the courses after 10th. One can join the Diploma/Certificate program in hotel management and hospitality. The list of all possible courses after 10th under hotel management are:
  • Diploma in Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • Diploma in Food and Beverage Production
  • Diploma in Front office operation
  • Diploma in Food and Catering Technology
The diploma courses are of 4 years duration with minimum education qualification of 10th or equivalent education. Fees for the course depends on the courses and college offering the course,
approximate fees for the course is around 50,000 to 60,000 INR for a year.

There are short term certification courses in hotel management and hospitality of the duration of 1 year.
  • Certificate in Hotel and Catering Management
  • Certificate in Food and Beverage Production
  • Certificate in Front Office Operation

Hotel Management Courses after 12th

Bachelor's course or degree course in Hotel Management and Hospitality is one of the best course options after 12th for one who wants to pursue a career in the hospitality industry.

The courses under Hotel Management and Hospitality after 12th class are of graduate courses with a minimum duration of 3 years and education qualification of 12th pass. The different courses available after 12th class are as follow:
  • Bachelor of Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • B.Sc in Hotel Management
  • BBA in Hotel Management
  • B.Sc in Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • B.Sc in Catering Science and Hotel Management
  • B.Sc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • BA Culinary Arts
Fees for the course will be somewhere around 50,000-60,000 INR per annum and completely depends upon the college and type of college opted by the student.

Hotel Management Courses after graduation

There are many post-graduation programs for the one who wants to have a career in Hotel Management and Hospitality. These courses are the best options for one who want to switch career to their dream or passionate career.

  • Master of Hotel Management
  • MA Indian Cuisine and Food Culture
  • MBA in Hotel Management
  • Post Graduation Diploma in Hotel Management
  • M.Sc in Hotel Management
  • M.Sc in Hospitality Administration
The duration of the post-graduation course is of 2 years with minimum education eligibility of bachelors degree and fees structure is somewhere around 70,000 - 80,000 INR per annum approximately, the fees completely depend upon the type and popularity of college.

Hotel Management Entrance Exam

There are numerous entrance exams for hotel management courses throughout India some are national level, some are conducted by state and institutes. Here we will see all the famous entrance exams for a hotel management course in India.
  • National Council of Hotel Management ( NCHM) conducts an All India Level Entrance Exam for admissions in hotel management courses with the help of National Testing Agency (NTA) through which candidate can apply and pursue in top hotel management colleges affiliated under NCHM.
  • All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts Under Graduate Aptitude Test (UGAT) at National Level for admission for courses under hotel management and hospitality 
  • Oberoi STEP is an entrance exam for the courses offered by the Oberoi Group of  Hotel which offers courses to provide industrial training required in Hotel Management and Hospitality.
  • Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Aurangabad with Taj Groups conduct the entrance exam for Hotel Management to provide course and training in the Hospitality industry.

Hotel Management Job Opportunities and Salary

With an increasing demand for the tourism and hospitality industry in recent times in India, the job opportunity in the Hotel Management and Hospitality industry is also high. With fast-growing middle-class income and the disposable income in working-class, India becoming a favourite tourist spot among westerners has also increased the income of the hospitality industry. 

In one of the surveys conducted by India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), it is expected to create 12 million job opportunity in the sector by 2020-2021 with restaurants creating around 10 million jobs and hotels 2 million. There is a high demand for skills related to Food and Beverage Production, Food and Beverage Service, Housekeeping and Front Office.

The entry-level job may start out as a hotel front desk and work their way up to general manager. Other opportunities may include resident manager, front office manager, assistant manager or executive housekeeper

The starting salary for the hotel management candidate is around 15,000 to 20,000 INR and the salary increases with the profile and experience the brand hotels and restaurant pay high compared to a normal employee. The salary in five start hotel is around 1,00,000 to 2,00,000 INR so it completely depends on the workplace and experience.