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Top 10 Hotel Management Colleges in India

Anjani Chaand
Anjani ChaandPublished On: June 04, 2021

As the hospitality sector is booming, there is a constant need for skilled professionals in the hotel management field. Check the list of the top 10 hotel management colleges in India below. Find detailed rankings, fees and course details for best hotel management colleges here.

Top 10 Hotel Management Colleges in India

Hotel management has gained immense popularity over the past few years and is still a popular choice for a lot of students after class 12th. The industry not only promises attractive salary packages but is also known to give out ample perks to its employees. Hotel management in itself is a vast field and the scope is plenty. In this article we have listed the top 10 colleges for hotel management admissions.

Hotel Management Eligibility:

The basic eligibility criteria to apply for the undergraduate courses is 10+2 from a recognised board with English as one of the subjects. For postgraduate courses, the applicant must have completed a bachelor's degree in the field of Hotel / Hospitality Management. However, one must note that each course and college/ institute has different parameters to determine the admission of candidates. Some institutes also select students based on their scores in various entrance examinations such as the AIMA UGAT, NCHMCT-JEE etc. or other university-level/ college level entrance tests.

Hotel Management Courses

There are many courses available in hotel management both at the undergraduate level and postgraduate level. Some of the top courses for hotel management are Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BHMCT), Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM), Master of Hotel Management (M.H.M)Master of Tourism and Hotel Management(MTHM) and PGD in Hotel Management. Candidates may check the official website of the college to check the syllabus of these hotel management courses.

Hotel Management Colleges in India:

There are a number of colleges and institutes that offer degree programmes in hotel management in India. We have listed the top 10 hotel management colleges in India that are most preferred and sought after by recruiting companies. The below-given list is based on perceptual ranking only.

1. Oberoi Centre for Learning & Development, New Delhi

The Oberoi Centre for Learning & Development was established in 1966 and offers a two-year post-graduate management program with a choice of three flagship courses namely Guest Service Management, Housekeeping Management, and Kitchen Management. The college also offers a three-year hospitality management job training programme. Admission to the three-year hospitality management job training programme is done on the basis of personal interview and candidates' performance in 12th. The detailed admission process of Oberoi STEP is provided below.

Oberoi STEP 2021: Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Admission Process, Interview

2. Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition (IHM), Mumbai

[ India Today Rank: 3 | Outlook Ranking: 2] 

IHM Mumbai was founded in the year 1954 by the All India Women’s Central Food Council. The institute offers bachelor, diploma as well as certificate courses in hotel management. It offers BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration, Diploma in Food Production, Certificate Course in Cookery, Certificate Course in Bakery.

Exam Accepted:NCHMCT JEE

Fee: INR 2.86 Lakh Per Annum

IHM Mumbai Admission ProcessCourses Offered by IHM Mumbai

3. Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Pusa, New Delhi

[ India Today Rank: 1 | Outlook Ranking: 1] 

IHM Delhi was established in 1962 and offers undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and certificate courses. Some of the top courses at IHM Delhi include BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Hospital Food Service, MSc in Hospitality Administration and Diploma in Food & Beverage Service. 

Exam Accepted:NCHMCT JEE

Fees:

  • BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration: INR 3.13 LPA
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Hospital Food Service: INR 53,400
  • MSc in Hospitality Administration and Diploma: INR 1,99,000
IHM PUSA Admission ProcessCourses Offered by IHM PUSA

4. Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), Manipal

[ India Today Rank: 2 | Outlook Ranking: 11] 

WGSHA was founded in 1987 and enables the students to acquire valuable competencies such as communication skills and directed learning. WGSHA offers courses such as Bachelor of Hotel Management, BA Culinary Arts at the undergraduate level; M.Sc in Dietetics & Applied Nutrition, M.Sc in Hospitality & Tourism Management at postgraduate level; and other certificate and diploma courses in Hotel Management & Catering Technology.

Fees:

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management: INR 3.27 LPA
  • BA Culinary Arts: INR 3 LPA
  • Msc. Dietetics and Applied Nutrition: INR 94,500
  • M.Sc in Hospitality & Tourism Management: 1,35,000
WGSHA Manipal Admission ProcessCourses Offered by WGSHA Manipal

5. Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad

IHM Aurangabad was established under the Maulana Azad Educational Trust & Taj Group. It offers two flagship undergraduate courses of a duration of four years each. These include BA (Honors) in Hotel Management and BA (Honors) in Culinary Arts. The degrees are awarded by the University of Huddersfield, UK. The institute aims to produce global hospitality professionals with leadership, quality, service and human values. Admission to both the programs offered by IHM Aurangabad is done on the basis of candidates' performance in the entrance exam and personal interview. The article provided below contains the detailed admission process of IHM Aurangabad.

IHM Aurangabad Entrance Exam 2021: Exam Dates, Application Process, Eligibility, Exam Centers, Admission

6. Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore

[ India Today Rank: 4 | Outlook Ranking: 3] 

IHM Bangalore was formerly known as the Food Craft Institute and was founded in the year 1969. However, in 1983, the institute began offering degree courses in Hospitality & Hotel Administration. The institute offers full-time as well as short term courses namely B.Sc Hotel Management, M.Sc in Hospitality Administration, Diploma in Food Production, Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery, Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production & Patisserie and Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food & Beverage Service. 

Exam Accepted: NCHMCT JEE

Fees:

  • B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration: INR 1.22 LPA
  • M.Sc. in Hospitality Administration: INR 56,400
IHM Bangalore Admission ProcessCourses Offered by IHM Bangalore

7. Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata

[ India Today Rank: 10 | Outlook Ranking: 7] 

IHM Kolkata was established in 1963 with an aim to impart quality education in the field of hotel management and catering technology. It was set up by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. It offers B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Management and M.Sc. in Hospitality Administration. The college also offers some short term diploma and certificate courses in hotel management. 

Exam Accepted: NCHMCT JEE

Fees:

  • B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration: INR 2.82 LPA
  • M.Sc. in Hospitality Administration: INR 53,400(Approx)
IHM Kolkata Admission ProcessCourses Offered by IHM Kolkata

8. Institute of Hotel Management, Ahmedabad

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Founded in 1972, IHM Ahmedabad strives to impart quality training and education to young aspirants who wish to make a career in the field of hospitality and hotel management. B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration (B. Sc. H & HA) is the premier three years full-time course of IHM Ahmedabad that enables students to learn the key skills to manage various aspects of the hospitality sector. The college also offers two years M.Sc. in Hospitality Administration program. 

Exam Accepted: NCHMCT JEE

Fees:

  • B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration: INR 2.02 LPA(Approx)
  • M.Sc. in Hospitality Administration: INR 1,00,000
IHM Ahmedabad Admission ProcessCourses Offered by IHM Ahmedabad

9. Institute of Hotel Management, Chennai

[ India Today Rank: 7 | Outlook Ranking: 5] 

IHM Chennai was established in 1963 and is one of the pioneer institutes that provides top quality education and produces industry-ready professionals of hotel management and hospitality. It offers about 10 courses, some of which are, B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration, M.Sc in Hospitality Administration, PGD courses in Dietetics & Hospital Food Services, Accommodation Operation & Management, Diploma courses in Food Production, Front Office, Bakery & Confectionery, Food & Beverage Services and others.

Exam Accepted: NCHMCT JEE

Fees:

  • B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration: INR 1,18,340 Per Annum
  • M.Sc. in Hospitality Administration: INR `1,25,740 Per Annum
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Hospital Food Service: INR 31,065
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Accommodation Operation & Management: INR 25,215
IHM Chennai Admission ProcessCourses Offered by IHM Chennai

10. Christ University, Bangalore

[ India Today Rank: 20] 

A separate Department of Hotel Management at Christ University began its operations in 1991. The candidates who are a part of the institution are able to imbibe concepts that are of paramount importance to the tourism and hospitality industry. The institute offers a four-year full-time Bachelors of Hotel Management (BHM) course. The curriculum is designed in such a way that the students can gain hands-on experience in the industry during the compulsory internship period.

Exam Accepted: CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Entrance Test

Fees: 150000 Annually (Approx)

Skills Required for Hotel Management:

If you feel you have the following skills, you can surely consider a career in hotel management:

  • Ability to manage things/ events

  • Good communication skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Problem-solving

  • Attention to detail

  • Multitasking

Also Read:List of Hotel Management Entrance Exams 2021: Check Dates, Notification, Eligibility, Application Form

Hotel Management Admissions

Admission to Hotel Management will be done on the basis of scores in the qualifying examination and entrance exam. Candidates who want to apply for admission at any hotel management offering college in India may visit the official website of the college to fill the application form. Besides this, they can also fill the Common Application Form for hotel management admissions. Colleges will call the selected candidates for GD/ PI for Hotel Management Admissions. Once the candidate gets selected, he can submit the total fee to confirm his admission.

Scope for Hotel Management

The hotel management industry offers plenty of career options. Salary in hotel management will vary depending upon the profile of the candidate and his experience. The average salary of a Hotel Manager is around INR 5 Lakh per annum while the average salary of a Hotel Director is INR Lakh 7 per annum. Candidates may choose any of the profile listed below.

Other Popular Colleges for Hotel Management

Check the table given below to go through some of the well-known hotel management colleges in India.

College

Course Offered

Fee

Gateway Education, Sonepat

Bachelor of Hotel Management

INR 1,03,000

SUN International Institute for Tourism & Management (Sun Beach Campus)

Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

INR 1,10,000

NIMS University, Jaipur

Bachelor of Hotel Management

INR 1,10,000

Sanskriti University, Mathura

B.Sc. in Hotel Management

INR 60,000

Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun

Bachelor of Hotel Management

INR 1,16,000

College of Hospitality Administration, Jaipur

Bachelor of Hotel Management

INR 1,15,000

Vainavi Educational Institutions

Bachelor of Hotel Management

INR 1,10,000

Parul University, Gujarat

Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

INR 90,000

We hope this list will help you shortlist the right college as per your requirements.

If you want to know more about hotel management admissions, you can call our toll-free number 18005729877 or you can ask questions on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone

You can also take a look at some of the hotel management admission related articles below:

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