Before your set your foot into the Hotel and Hospitality Career, ensure you possess these traits or attributes. These attributes are very essential to succeed and shine in the industry-
- Communication Skills
- Computer Know-How
- Interpersonal Skills
- Knowledge of Safety / Hygiene Issues.
The Indian tourism and hospitality industry is growing at a fast pace. This growth has immensely benefited another sector – the hotel/hospitality industry. You can pursue a career in hotel/hospitality management if you are a sociable person with good communication and interpersonal skills. Hotel/hospitality management courses make one aware of the operating-sections of the hotel/hospitality industry like front office, general operations, sales and marketing, food and beverage, service keeping and catering.
Managing a hotel/hospitality requires knowledge and skills within a wide variety of fields. This is why educations in hotel/hospitality management can be so diverse and interesting. Many students find hotel/hospitality management to be a rewarding and challenging degree program and a qualification that will provide employment opportunities across the globe.
An education in hotel/hospitality management teaches students the skills to effectively manage different responsibilities such as reception and concierge services, restaurant and bar functions, administration, management and marketing.
- Dipl. - Diploma (2 Years/ 1 Year )
- B.Sc - Bachelor of Science (3 Years )
- B.A - Bachelor of Arts (3 Years )
- BHM - Bachelor of Hotel Management (4 Years )
- BTHM - Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management (3 Years )
- BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration (3 Years )
- MBA - Master of Business Administration (2 Years )
- Adv. Dipl. - Advanced Diploma (1 Year )
- PGD - Post Graduate Diploma (2 Years )
Students should have successfully completed their 10, 10+2 or equivalent exams with at least 50% marks.
Students should have cleared their 10+2 or equivalent exams in any of the science, commerce streams with more than 50% marks.
Students should have successfully cleared their UG program for admission to the PG stream.
Direct admission for students who have successfully completed their 10+2 or equivalent exams with at least 50% marks.
The National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology conducts the NCHM JEE granting of admissions for the 21 central and 15 state affiliated. There are some other national, state, university level hotel management entrance examinations also for the candidates to increase their options for admissions.
Direct admission for students who have successfully cleared their UG program.
Diploma in Accommodation Management is a specialised diploma program in the hotel management discipline, accommodation managers across all sectors and establishments have similar managerial responsibilities that often cover people and the building. Few of the common areas that the accommodation management addresses are ensuring that accommodation is clean, well maintained and attractively presented; controlling a budget, managing stock levels and ordering supplies; liaising with reception services to the allocation of accommodation; liaising with other departments within the organisation, e.g. catering or conferences; planning staff rotas and covering duty roster slots; arranging repairs and maintenance of rooms and reception areas; inspecting the accommodation to ensure that hygiene and health and safety regulations are met; recruiting and supervising teams of room attendants; training staff to ensure that the organisation's high standards are maintained; arranging laundry and linen supplies.
Managing and distributing accommodation is one of the most crucial and challenging tasks in any hotel. This is one of the most key positions in the hotel industry and students graduating out of this program can find exciting opportunities in large and medium hotels. There are abundant opportunities in Hotels, Indian Railways, IT, all major corporate companies which have large cafeterias and housekeeping needs, hospitals, aviation industry, retail industry (Bread & Breakfast, bars, pubs, restaurants) defence establishments, banks, insurance and outsourcing sectors.
Hotel management has wide employment opportunities. Moreover, with globalisation gaining acceptance with more and more countries, the hotel management industry is truly becoming global. As hotel chain owners are opening new hotels in various big and small cities, requirement for trained hotel management professionals is huge. Students can find opportunities in front office, reception and reservations, housekeeping services, restaurant and bar management, banquet and conventions etc.
A well-qualified and a skilled graduate can earn in the starting range of INR.2.0 lakhs to INR 5.0 lakhs per annum.
A PG holder can start earning at a range of INR 4.00 lakhs to 10.00 lakhs per annum.
**However companies consider very high remuneration for candidates with exceptional skills and attributes Hotel Management offers a tremendous prospects for an accelerated growth and high salaries in a short span of time..