Hotel Management Course Details

Hotel Management – Course Details, Different Types of Courses Available, Eligibility, Entrance Examination, Best Colleges & Top Recruiters

Hotel Management is one the fastest growing sectors in the Travel and Tourism Management industry. This course is also one of the most popular choices among the students. This course offers students very good career opportunities. These opportunities do not only limit to India but also students have great career prospects in the international market.

In this article, you will know every detail about HM. So if you are interested, keep on reading the article.

What is Hotel Management?

A definition of HM is that it’s a field of business and a study that tends itself to the operational aspects of a hotel as well as a wide range of affiliated topics.

Hotel Management is all about the management of a hotel which includes many things such as finance, strategy, human resource, revenue management, accounting, public relations, resource management, marketing, sales, leadership, administration, gastronomy, and many more.

HM is all about measuring and evaluating standards of performance and the series of making adjustments and changes.

Some of the departments of a hotel that are taught under HM are- housekeeping, food, and beverage, front desk or front office, sales, events and catering, marketing, human resources, engineering, security, and reservations.

Courses Students Can Pursue In Hotel Management

There are many courses for students who are willing to do HM available after the 12th or UG levels and PG levels.

EligibilityThe common eligible for doing any kind of UG, PG, or Diploma course in HM is passing the 12th standard. Minimum marks differ from University to University, but on average, students should have at least 50% to 60% marks in their 12th standard.

Undergraduate Level Hotel Management Courses:-

  1. Bachelors of Hotel Management (BHM)
  2. BA in HM
  3. BBA in HM
  4. Bachelor in HM and Catering Technology (BHMCT)
  5. BSc in HM and Catering
  6. BSc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  7. BA in Tourism and HM
  8. BA in International Hospitality Management

Postgraduate or After Graduation Level Hotel Management Courses:-

  1. Master of Hotel Management (MHM)
  2. Master in Tourism and HM (MTHM)
  3. MSc in HM and Catering
  4. MSc in Hospitality and HM
  5. MSc in HM and Tourism
  6. MBA in HM
  7. MBA in HM and Tourism
  8. MBA in Hospitality Management
  9. MBA in HM, Catering, and Tourism

Diploma Courses in Hotel Management:-

  1. Diploma in HM
  2. Diploma in Housekeeping
  3. Diploma in Hospitality Management
  4. Diploma in HM & Catering Technology
  5. Diploma in Aviation Hospitality and Travel Management

Admission Process for Hotel Management

The admission process for HM may differ according to the candidate’s choice. Those who want to study in a specific College or Institution can apply by filling out the application form of that college or institute. Or, students can also appear for the entrance examination conducted at the state and national level for HM.

Also, there are many universities that conduct their own entrance examination for the course of HM. As per the candidate’s preferences, they can select and choose what they want.

Entrance Examination Conducted For HM

National Level Entrance Exams:-

AIMA UGAT BHM i.e All India Management Association (AIMA) conducts the Under Graduate Aptitude Test (UGAT)

NCHM JEE i.e Council of Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination

State Level Entrance Exams:-

MAH HM CET i.e. Maharashtra HM Common Entrance Test

AIHMCT WAT i.e. Army Institute of HM & Catering Technology Written Ability Test

UPCET BHMCT i.e. Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Test

WB JEHOM i.e. West Bengal Joint Entrance for Hospital Management

University Level Entrance Exams:-

IPU CET i.e. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test

CUET i.e. Christ University Entrance Test 

PUTHAT i.e. Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test

Best Colleges In India For Doing Hotel Management Courses:-

Listed below are some of the best colleges in India to do Hotel Management courses.

  1. Institute of HM (IHM), Pusa, New Delhi
  2. Institute of HM (IHM), Bengaluru
  3. Institute of HM (IHM), Mumbai
  4. Institute of HM (IHM), Hyderabad
  5. Army Institute of HM and Catering Technology (AIHM), Bangalore
  6. Delhi Institute of HM
  7. Chandigarh Institute of HM and Catering Technology
  8. SRM Institute of HM

Top Recruiters

Listed down are some of the Top Recruiters in India for young HM Graduates.

  1. Hyatt Hotels
  2. The Taj Group of Hotels
  3. Marriott International, Inc.
  4. ITC Group of Hotels
  5. Oberoi Group of Hotels
  6. The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts

NOTE: – HM – (Hotel Management)

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