Hotel Management

12/11/2014 Career


In today�s competitive business environment, the status of
hospitality industry is considered as a parameter to judge
the overall economic prosperity of any country. Hospitality
industry is also directly related to the inbound tourism of
any particular country. The various countries of the world
like India, China and Iran that were once the seats of
ancient civilizations are still the most favorite
destinations of the tourists from all corners of the globe.

India has vast potentials for developing both tourism and
hospitality industries. In this era of increasing
globalization, hospitality industry or hotel management is
assuming greater significance and fast developing as a
lucrative career option.

Hotel industry is an important part of tourism industry.
There is a variety of experiences in the field of hotel                     management which makes it unique and exciting. Modern Hotel
industry involves blend of various skills like management
skills, food and beverage service skills, housekeeping
skills, front office operation skills, sales and marketing
and accounting skills and so on.


Minimum qualification needed to opt for a course in hotel
management is 10+2. There are many certificates, diplomas
and bachelors courses in this field. Duration of certificate
courses is six months to one year. Bachelor and diploma
courses are of three to two year respectively.

Most of the government recognized institutes conduct common
entrance test. The test consists of questions concerning
English, Reasoning, General Science and General Knowledge.
The test is held around April every year. The test is
followed by a group discussion and interview, in which a
candidate�s� personality and aptitude for hotel industry is
observed. Private institutes also conduct tests on the
similar lines.

Personal Attributes

Candidates should not only have a good organizational
background, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
but also a zeal for self-discipline. He / she must be an
extrovert, co-operative, polite and respectful to the
guests, and also have patience to deal with guest�s
criticism even when one knows that he/she is right.

Job Prospects

A hotel consists of many departments such as Operations,
Front office, House keeping, Food and Beverages, Accounting,
Engineering/ Maintenance, Sales and Security etc. Each
department has a lot of job opportunities for hotel
management graduates.

The areas where diploma holders/gradutes can find jobs are :

Hotel & Restaurants

Airline Catering and Cabin Services

Club management

Cruise Ship Hotel Management

Hospital administration and catering

Hotel and Tourism Associations

Forest Lodges

Guest Houses

Institutional Management (running canteens in college,
schools, in factories, company guest houses etc.)

Catering departments of railways, banks, armed forces,
shipping companies etc.

Hotel and catering institutes

And lastly, Self employment


Generally after completing the diploma or the bachelor's
course, graduates are usually absorbed as trainees. After
successful completion of training, they may be absorbed in
positions with salaries range between Rs 7,000 to Rs 10,
000. As one gains experience in the field, he / she can
command higher salary.


Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and
Applied Nutrition (17 centres located in New Delhi,
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Calcutta,
Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Gurdaspur, Gwalior, Hyderabad,
Jaipur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Srinagar and Thiruvananthapuram).

Contact Information

Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and
Applied Nutrition

Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar (W), Mumbai 400 028.

Phone : (022) 2445 7241/42, 2446 9152, 2446 9143

Fax : (022) 2444 9779

E-mail :

Website :

Indian Institute of Hotel Management (run by the Taj Group
of Hotels) Aurangabad

Contact Information

Dr Rafiq Zakaria Campus, Rauza Bagh

Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Phone : 0240�238 1113, 0240�2381127

Fax : 0240�2381104

Email :

Website :,

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), New Delhi

Contact Information

MPDC Centre

C-12/A, Qutab Instutional Area,

New Delhi - 110016

Telefax : 26961844

E-mail :

Website :

The Welcomgroup Graduate
School of Hotel Management,

Manipal, Karnataka, offers a degree level graduate programme

Contact Information

WGSHA, Valley View International

Manipal - 576104

Phone : 0820 2571101

Fax : 2571327

Email :

Website :

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management &
Catering Technology, New Delhi

(Approved by AICTE and affilited to GGS Indraprastha

Chandiwala Estate, Maa Anandmai Marg,

Kalkaji, New Delhi-110019

Contact Information

Phone : 6826205

Fax : 91-11-6826231

Email :

Website :

The Oberoi School of Hotel Management,

New Delhi, offers a 3-year Diploma course to graduates from
any discipline.

Contact Information

Oberoi School of Hotel Management,

7 Shamnath Marg, near ISBT Delhi.

Phone : +91-11-2389 0505

Email :

Website :

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering
Technology, Pusa, New Delhi

Contact Information

Library Avenue, Pusa Complex,

New Delhi - 110 012

Phone : 011- 5787411, 5732429

Website :

Delhi Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

Contact Information

Behind Lady Sri Ram College,
Lajpat Nagar IV

Phone : 26435883

Fax : 26422174

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, offers 4 years
Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

Contact Information

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Kashmere Gate

Delhi - 110006, India

Phone : 23900166, 23900167, 23900168, 23900100

Fax : 23865941, 23900111

Email :

Website :

Lakshya Bhartee Institute of International Hotel Management

Contact Information

B- 98, Pushpanjali, Enclave,

Outer Ring Road, Pitampura, Delhi 110034

Phone : 55155113

Fax : 27011495

Email :

New Delhi YMCA offers one year Diploma in Hotel & Catering

Contact Information

Jai Singh Road, New Delhi-110001

Phone : 0091-11-23361915, 3746668

Fax : 0091-11-23746035

E-mail :

Website :

Rai University, Delhi

Contact Information

A- 41, MCIE,
Mathura Road

New Delhi - 110044

Contact Person - Mahesh Kapoor

Phone : 011- 41560000, 41570000.26991300, 32409738

Mobile : 9810146504, 9810299522

Fax : (011) 2695 9999

E-mail :

Website :

Anand Institute of Management Science (AIMS), Anand,

Contact Information

Vidyanagar-Vadtal Road,Behind SP University Maidan,

Near Charotar Gas, Dist: Anand,

Bakrol-388 315, Gujarat

Phone : 02692-239246, 02692-239247, (M) 09374639738

Email :

Website :

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