- M. Sai Adhithi
Hotel management is one of the industries that belongs to the rising part of commerce and value. Over the 20th century, more and more colleges have begun including an exclusive course for Hotel Management in their list of courses. This expanse can be attributed to the many job opportunities that arise out of the Hotel Industry. ‘The Hotel Industry’ deals with all kinds of guest accommodation from luxurious suites to overnight stays.
Jobs in Hotel Mangement and Hospetality
Budding people willing to have a career in hotel management will have to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management to understand the ethics related to the industry. In addition to the undergraduate course, there are Master’s as well as diploma courses in Hotel Management.Hotel management can open a vast number of other opportunities in the industry including cruise ship hotel management, restaurant management, catering management, airline catering services, and guest house management. A range of jobs that could be available after the course are- Accommodation manager, HR manager, Retail manager, Event manager and Hotel manager.
The basic eligibility criteria to take up Hotel Management course is to be an Intermediate(Grade 12) student. Though in some private colleges providing the course, the criteria mentions that the student has to be 22 years old( can be intermediate pass/ fail, as of 2022). As for admission, most colleges in India providing exclusive training in Hotel Management require the students to enter through entrance exams that are conducted in Nation-wide, State-wide and Institute-oriented.
Process Of Admission
After the entrance exams, students are counselled to colleges based on the merit they have scored. The colleges then conduct assessing tests and finally handpick the students they are willing to admit to their institution. The top institute in India providing exclusive focus on the course of Hotel management is the International Institute of Hotel Management(IIHM), New Delhi. IIHM, New Delhi is a top private institute for the course of Hotel Management with a fee structure of 5.86 Lakhs for all three years of the Bachelors Degree. Other top private institutes are Oriental School of Hotel Management(Wayanad); NIPS School of Hotel Management(Ranchi); Army institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology(Bangalore).
As of government institutes that provide the best Hotel Management courses ,all branches of Institute of Hotel Management(IHM) are highlighted. There are 22 central government established IHMs, 5 state government established and one private IHM institute. Some noted alumni of IHMs are Sanjeev Kapoor, Vivek Singh, Ranveer Brar, Pankaj Tripathi and Piyush Mishra. The fee structures are common for all IHM branches i.e, 1.5 lakhs inclusive of all 3 years.
Entrance exams play an important role in the admission process of Hotel Management courses since it decides the college that the applicant is eligible for. As mentioned, there are National-level, State-level, University-Level and Hotel Run Exams.
List of Significant Entrance Exams into BHMCT course
It is a National-level Entrance Exam
Conducted by National Testing Agency
Course Offered: 3-Year course in B.Sc(Hospitality and Hotel Administration) at Indira Gandhi National Open University. The merit from NCHM JEE can also help as a major factor during admission in other colleges for the Hotel Management course
Last Date to Apply: 16 May 2022 (CLOSED)
AIMA UGAT BHM
It is a National-Level Entrance Exam
Conducted by All India Management Association
Course Offered: 3-year course in Hotel Management at Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Bengaluru.
Last date to apply: 17 June 2022 (CLOSED)
It is a State-Level Entrance Exam for Colleges in Uttar Pradesh
Conducted by National Testing Agency
Course Offered: UG level courses in Hotel Management at Institute Of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition(Meerut), H.R. Institute Of Hotel Management(Ghaziabad), Sams Institute Of Hotel Management(Varanasi), Sunder Deep College Of Hotel Management(Ghaziabad), Heritage Institute Of Hotel & Tourism(Agra), M. J. P. Rohilkhand University(Bareilly), Bundelkhand University(Jhansi).
Last date to apply: Last week of April 2022 (CLOSED)
MAH HM CET
It is a State-Level Entrance Exam for Colleges in Maharashtra
Conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell - Maharashtra State
Course Offered: UG level courses in Hotel Management at 15 different colleges spread through Maharashtra including All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society's College of HMCT, Pune
Last date to apply: 19 May 2022 (CLOSED)
It is a State-Level Entrance Exam for Colleges in the state ofWest Bengal
Conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
Course Offered: UG level courses in Hotel Management at Siliguri Institute of Technology, Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management and NSHM School of Hotel Management
Last date to apply:27 February 2022 (CLOSED)
It is a University-Level Entrance Exam for Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Bangalore
Conducted by for Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Bangalore
Course Offered: 3-Year course in Bachelors in Hotel Management(BHM) at the college
Last date to apply: 20 May 2022 (CLOSED)
It is a University-Level Entrance Exam for Indraprastha University
Conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Course Offered: 3-Year course in Bachelors in Hotel Management and Catering Technology(BHMCT) atGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and BLS Institute of Technology Management, Bahadurgarh
Last date to apply: 31 May 2022 (CLOSED)
IHM Aurangabad Entrance Test
IHM AET is a Hotel-Run Exam
Conducted by Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad
Course Offered: UG and PG level course at IHM- Aurangabad
Last date to apply: Application forms will be announced soon through the institute website
Conducted by Indian Culinary Institute
It is a National level Exam
Course offered : 3 Year BBA in Culinary Art at Noida (UP) and Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh)
Last date to Apply : 10-Aug-2022 CLOSING SOON
Conducted by Punjab University
It is a North India-level Exam
Course(s) offered: (a) 4 years Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT)
(b) 4 years Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM)
Last date to Apply : 30-Jun-2022 (Date Over)
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