Hotel Management About

Hotel Management is an upcoming global industry & has a multi-focused approach. It is flourishing in big as well as small cities. It prepares students to work at hotels, resorts, cruise liners, aviation, and casinos. At hotels, hotel management graduates may engage in managing functions such as housekeeping, front office, food production, and administration. Hotel Management aspirants can specialize in fields like Hospitality Marketing Strategy, Culinary Theory, and Practice, Hotel Operations, Hospitality Franchising, Hospitality Technology & Financial Analysis in the Hospitality Industry.

Hotel Management
Career Roles & Responsibilities
  • Setting budgets
  • Making sure that the hotel sticks to the budget at all times
  • Implementing measures if the hotel is not sticking to the budget
  • Managing and disciplining staff
  • Hiring staff
  • Organising training for new staff members
  • Organising shifts for staff and informing them of their work commitments
  • Setting realistic but ambitious targets for the hotel
  • Organising marketing campaigns
  • Targeting new markets to increase interest in the hotel
  • Making sure that the physical environment of the hotel is maintained at all times
  • Dealing with security issues
  • Greeting customers
  • Dealing with customer complaints
  • Assessing feedback from customers
  • Ensuring events held at the hotel run smoothly
  • Ensuring that the hotel obeys laws relating to issues such as licensing and health and safety
Career Education Path Summary

How to Pursue a Career in Hotel Management




After Graduation

After Post Graduation


Clear Class XII in any stream

Pursue BSC/BA in Hotel Management for 3-4 years or BBA hospitality (3year)

Pursue MSC/MBA/MA in Hotel Management for 2 years

Pursue Ph.D. in Hotel Management for 2-3 years


Clear Class XII in any stream

Pursue a Diploma in Hotel Management for 6 months to 1 year

Pursue Diploma/Post Graduation Diploma in Hotel Management for 1-2 years



Clear Class XII in any stream

Study abroad for 6 months - 1 year

Study abroad for 6 months - 1 year


Important Facts

  • English is a mandatory subject for pursuing most courses in Hotel Management 
  • 3-year graduation programs are not AICTE approved and need to be supplemented with a course from IGNOU

 Leading Institutes

Top Hotel Management Institutes in India




Oberoi Center for Learning and Development


IHM, Pusa- Delhi


IHM Taj, Aurangabad


IHM Mumbai


IHM Ahmdebad


IHM Bangalore


Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology


Welcome Group Graduate School, Manipal


ITC WelcomeLegionnaire Program


Indian institute of hotel management (IIHM - Delhi)


IIHM - Kolkata


IIHM - Bangalore


Christ University


Ecole lavasa


Bharitiya Vidhyapeeth Univerisity


Top Hotel Management Institutes in the World




Les Roches International School of Hotel Management


Glion Institite of Higher Education, Glion & Bulle


Cornell University

United States 

Hotelschool The Hague


Hotel School Vatel


Hotel Management Entrance Exams



Tentative Date

Important Elements


Oberoi Step

Forms out - October, Form ends- April,Interview- April

Round1- Checked on candidates Grooming style, Poise, Spoken English. 
Round2- One-to-one Panel Meeting 
Round3- Final Interview 

National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT JEE)

14th Dec- 11th April (Forms), Exam- 30th April

  • Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude
  • Reasoning Logical Deduction
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs English Language
  • Aptitude for Service

Statement of Purpose/ GD 
Personal Interview 

IHM Taj, Aurangabad

Forms- Last Date- 30th May

Profiling, Statement of Purpose, Group Discussion, Personal Interview 

Welcomgroup Gradute school of Hotel Management

Last date 31st may

No entrance 

ITC WelcomeLegionnaire Program

Last Date - 21st March

On Merit basis- No Entrance test 

International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM eCHAT)


Written: Objective, MCQ's

  • Language comprehension
  • mathematical skills
  • Data analysis and interpretation Intelligence and critical reasoning
  • awareness of Indian & Global Economy

Personal Interview 

Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology *Eligible for serving Army officer's, retired and War Widows children

March (Forms), April (Exam)

Written test

  • Reasoning and logical education
  • Numeric ability and Scientific aptitude
  • Command and test of English Language
  • GK 

Bharati Vidyapeeth University BHM CT

Forms- Jan to April, Exam- May

Written Test

  • Reasoning & Logical Deductions
  • Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude
  • Service and Hospitality Aptitude
  • General Knowledge
  • English Language 

Ecole Hoteliere at Lavasa


Aptitude test, Personal Interview 

Christ University (BHM)

Forms- Dec 8th - April 8th, Entrance - April 18th

  • Skill Assessment - Written skills, communication skills and logical reasoning.
  • Micro Presentation and
  • Personal Interview 

  • Coordinate and manage different departments for the smooth running of the hotel
  • Handle the financial matters and look after the expenditure of the hotel
  • Look after the maintenance of the hotel
  • Work towards providing the highest quality of services to the clients
  • Recruit, train and monitor the staff
  • Do a periodic assessment of the hotel and its departments
  • Come up with quick solutions to problems to avoid inconvenience to the clients
  • Maintain harmony among staff members
  • Set a good example to the staff members which will motivate them to work efficiently
  • Take care of ethical concerns while governing a hotel
  • Work on the feedback provided by the customers as well as other staff members

Hotel managers starting in the industry can expect to earn approximately £17,000, although this figure will differ depending upon the nature and size of the hotel. After a few years in the role, a salary of between £25,000 and £30,000 should be expected. Managers working in luxury hotels can expect to earn more than £50,000 per year and this figure often rises to £60,000. Individuals working for large hotels with a reputation that is acknowledged throughout the world may earn over £100,000 per year.

Career Pros Details
  • Working in the hotel industry gives us the advantage of meeting new people.
  • It helps you in developing your overall personality
  • With a hotel management degree, you are not just restricted to work in hotels, but also in event management, airlines, travel, tourism, etc.
Career Cons Details
  • There are no fixed working hours.
  • Starting salary can below


  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • Good leadership skills
  • The ability to motivate other members of staff
  • The ability to discipline other members of staff
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Awareness of business and financial issues
  • Creativity and originality
  • Flexibility
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Patience
  • Self-motivation
  • A warm and open personality
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good organisational skills
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