Hotel & Hospitality Management

Hotel management is a part of hospitality industry so it has wide employment opportunities. There is a remarkable growth in the tourism sector. In line with this growth, the hotel industry has flourished and thus the demand for human resources specializing in hotel management has increased. Therefore more and more students are beginning to go towards hotel management in hopes to build a successful career in the industry.

Hotel management can include Hotel and Restaurant management, Cruise Ship Hotel management, Hospital Administration and Catering, Hotel and Tourism Associations, Airline Catering and Cabin Services, Club management, Forest Lodges, Guest Houses amongst others. Hotel management is a fun and exciting career, for applicants with college degrees in hotel management. Hotel managers have many responsibilities. They ensure that their establishment is efficiently and productively run. Hotel managers must have a high level of communication and interpersonal skills for dealing with customers and effective management of their staff. One must be a good administrator with ability to keep meticulous paperwork and manage his time.


  • Diploma in Hotel Management- 3 years
  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management- 3 years
  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Management- 3 years
  • Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology- 4 years
  • Master of Science Degree in Hospitality Administration- 1 year


For diploma and graduate courses the minimum qualification 10+2 or equivalent examination pass with a minimum 50% of marks. Minimum graduate degree is required for Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management and Graduate degree in Hotel management is minimum qualification for Master of Science degree in Hospitality Administration.

Career Objects

The most graduates usually work in five star hotels or other private hotel chains, some work in restaurant management, cruise ship hotel management, institutional and industrial catering, club or bar management, airline catering and cabin services, or management of catering departments in banks and insurance houses. One can work as Front Office Management, Marketing Management, Food and Beverages Management, Event Management or Co-ordination, Reservations Manager and Convention Services Manager. One can work as General Managers, Resident Managers, Executive Housekeepers, Convention Services Managers Food and Beverage Manager, Banquet Manager, Executive Chef, Front Office Manager.

Pay/ Earnings

Starting salary of a degree holder is Rs 35,000 or more per month. Candidates with diploma or certification course can get starting salary from Rs 20,000 to 40,000 per month. It increases with experience and time up to 1, 00, 000. The salary package differs on the size and shape of the employment company. Large hotel chains offer attractive salaries to their employees.


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