Hospitality industry is one of the most promising sector and growing with rapid pace. Every year this sector contributes a lot in the economy of the country. The industry is growing day-by-day and because of endless opportunities in this Hotel industry large number of students choosing this field to build their career. After pursuing a degree in hotel management whole world is your workplace. You can move to any country to find a job and make your career. A career in hotel management will offers you endless job opportunities and a good growth. This industry has a growth rate of 200% per year. So making a career in this field can be lucrative affair and right choice at this moment.
Hotel Management is considered as one of the blooming professions in the country. The field is known for generating big revenues in the Indian economy as many of the foreign hospitality industries have successfully established their foot in the country in past 8 – 10 years. The shortage of acute trained manpower and keeping in mind the shifting scenario, a wide range of hotel management institutes has been developed in India, known for offering quality training in hospitality management. Similar to every field such as Engineering, Medical and Pharmacy; Hotel management too has entrance exam i.e. NCHMCT-JEE. The exam is conducted as a prerequisite admission to 51 hotel management institutes (including 20 IHMs) affiliated to National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT).
A pass in 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects. Candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination.
Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in JEE provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling.
Those students who want to make a career in this field can pursue a full time degree, diploma, and short term certificate in hotel management. Below is the list of course offered by various universities and colleges:
The duration of the courses vary from college to college and degree to degree. If student pursue a Bachelors degree in Hotel Management, the duration of the course would be three to four years. The duration for Masters degree in hotel management would range from 18 months to 24 months. For a certification and diploma course the duration of the programme would be 6 months to 18 months, it depends upon the modules covered in the programme.
Diploma course after 10th: To apply for diploma course a candidate must have passed Class 10th exam from a recognised board with minimum 40% marks.
Bachelors Degree: For bachelors degree a candidate must have passed Class 10+2 examination with at least 50% marks.
Post graduation degree: To be eligible for post graduation management programme a candidate must have passed Bachelors degree from a recognised university with at least 45% marks.
Certificate course: If a candidate wants to apply to certificate degree he/she should have completed minimum eligibility criteria the programme.