BSc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration is a 3-year undergraduate course in the field of hotel management. The course is open for students who have completed class 12th in any stream. BSc HHA is one of the most popular hotel management courses in India at the undergraduate level. It is offered by IHMs and many other colleges in affiliation with the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT).
BSc HHA involves the study of the operational and management techniques utilised by the hospitality industry. The course prepares a candidate in theoretical studies, hands-on training and industry exposure for a career in the hotel management industry. The curriculum is general in nature and covers a wide range of topics such as food preparation, marketing, planning, customer service, nutrition etc.
BSc HHA is available as a generic course and students can also take up specializations of BSc HHA such as Food & Beverage Management, Accommodation Management, Food Production Management etc.
|Course Name||Bachelor of Science Hospitality and Hotel Administration|
|Short Name||BSc HHA|
|Degree||Bachelor of Science (BSc)|
|Specialization||Hospitality and Hotel Administration|
|Minimum Qualification Required||Class 12th / 10 + 2|
|Upper Age Limit||25 years (28 years for SC / ST candidates)|
|Selection Process||Entrance Exam + Counselling|
|Average Course Fee||Rs. 3 - 3.5 lakhs|
|Job Type||Front Office Manager, General Manager, Chef, Customer Relationship Manager, Kitchen Management Trainee, Cabin Crew etc.|
|Average Starting Salary||Rs. 2.5 - 3 LPA|
The eligibility criteria for the BSc HHA course can be checked below.
Candidate must have completed class 12th / 10 + 2 exams from a recognized board or equivalent.
Candidate must have received passing marks in all of the subjects in the exam.
Candidate must have studied and passed in English as a subject in Class 12th.
The detailed process of admission for the course of BSc Hospitality and Hotel Administration can be found below.
Admission to the course is done on the basis of the entrance exam.
Eligible candidates must appear for NCHMCT JEE conducted for BSc HHA admissions.
Candidates who score qualifying marks in the exam can then appear for counselling or directly apply to their choice of college.
Colleges may conduct a personal interview before granting admission to the candidate.
Candidates who wish to apply to hotel management colleges can apply through the Common Application Form (CAF) and get personalised support from our dedicated counselling team. For any questions, contact our student helpline at 18005729877.
Some of the well known BSc Hospitality and Hotel Administration colleges in India are provided below.
|Shoolini University, Solan||INR 1,23,000|
|SRM University Delhi-NCR, Sonepat||INR 1,09,000|
|NSHM Knowledge Campus - Kolkata, Kolkata||INR 1,54,000|
|Desh Bhagat University, Fatehgarh Sahib||INR 1,10,000|
|International School of Hospitality Management, Kolkata||INR 1,13,000|
The syllabus of BSc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration is provided in the table below.
|Food Production||Food and Beverage Service|
|Front Office Foundations||Business Communication|
|Hotel Economics||Food Science|
|Front Office Operations||Food and Beverage Control|
|Hotel Accountancy||Accommodation Operations|
|Front Office Operations and Management||Food and Beverage Service Operation|
|Communication Skills||Food Safety and Quality|
|Hotel Accountancy||Food and Beverage Control|
|Accommodation Management||Advanced Food Production|
|Tourism Marketing||Food and Beverage Management|
|Financial Management||Front Office Management|
|Research Methodology||Facility Planning|
BSc HHA is an excellent beginner course for a career in the hotel management sector as the course covers a broad range of topics relevant to the industry. Plus, the course curriculum is crafted to provide not only theoretical knowledge but practical experience to the students and students have to go for a mandatory internship after each semester. Hence, graduates of BSc HHA can look for career opportunities in many areas of hospitality operations.
Students of the course are also given an option to choose a specialization in the fourth semester, which allows flexibility in the course and enables a candidate to make the choice between the various sectors in the hospitality industry. As per the NCHMCT data, around 80% of BSc HHA graduates find employment through on-campus and off-campus recruitments. Many students also opt for higher education in the field to explore better career opportunities.
Some of the core recruiting areas of BSc HHA graduates can be found given below.
Travel and Tourism Companies
BSc HHA graduates can be hired for a variety of roles in the industry. Given below are the available jobs after BSc HHA course.
|Career Profile||Average Salary|
|Hotel Manager||INR 4,80,000|
|Customer Relationship Executive||INR 3,39,000|
|Management Trainee||INR 3,96,000|
|Resort Manager||INR 4,80,000|
|Sales and Marketing Manager||INR 5,91,000|
|Sous Chef||INR 4,89,000|
In the initial part of the career, graduates are mostly hired for trainee roles and are given some time to understand the operations of their place of employment. Many candidates also opt for postgraduate courses in the stream as that is a good way to explore better career opportunities and increase salary.
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