Master of Hotel Management or MHM is a popular course for the students who have completed their graduation in Hotel Management. It is a two year postgraduate course offered by all the leading universities in India and abroad. The number of applicants for MHM is very high every year because of increasing popularity of the course because of job opportunities associated in this sector. The course of MHM deals with the hospitality sector and students get trained for management profiles and administration techniques. The course provides a unique combination of fundamental, operational and technological skills in Hotel management. All the students who have completed their graduation from a recognized college with a minimum of 55% marks are eligible to take admission in Master of Hotel Management. The eligibility criteria however may vary from college to college as some colleges grant admission with 50% marks also in graduation.
The Master of Hotel Management admission in colleges is done either on merit based or through different entrance examinations. There are certain popular entrance examinations like JEE, NCHMCT, CUET, etc. that are conducted by reputed organizations to grant admission for the course of Master of Hotel Management. The Hotel Management course fee ranges between INR 30,000 to INR 1.5 lakhs. The students of Master of Hotel Management are offered a variety of job profiles and they work in different sectors such as hotels, hospitals, airlines, management organizations etc. The minimum salary after completing a degree in Masters in Hotel management (MHM) is Rs 3 lakh per annum and it gets changed after having some experience and maximum salary is as good as salaries of corporate officers.
Some of the major benefits of studying Masters in Hotel Management(MHM) are provided below.
The Master of Hotel Management admission process is very simple like any other regular course. There are two ways to take admission in Master in Hotel Management. The students can either take admission on the basis of their marks which is part of merit based admission and the other way s to appear in the entrance examination and qualify the same. The colleges that offer admission on the basis of marks obtained demands the students to fill the enrollment form. The registration is done online and offline both for merit based examination and also entrance examination. The process of enrollment is mentioned below:
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The table provided below contains some well-known Master of Hotel Management (MHM) colleges in India. You can apply to any of these colleges by filling our Common Application Form
|Mansarovar Global University, Sehore||INR 60,000|
|Graphic Era University, Dehradun||INR 55,600|
|Amity University Manesar, Gurgaon||INR 3,02,000|
|Driems Group Of Institutions, Cuttack||INR 60,000|
|Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University, Navi Mumbai||INR 75,000|
The students must target the top Master of Hotel Management Colleges in India. One can find the list of top colleges and their fee structure as per the rankings released by India Today for deciding their Master of Hotel Management college as mentioned below:
Average Master of Hotel Management Fees in INR Annually
INR 1.19 lakhs
INR 2.60 lakhs
INR 1.20 lakhs
INR 1.25 lakhs
INR 1 lakh
INR 1 lakh
Masters in Hotel Management is available through distance education alongside regular classes. As hotel management is a practical oriented course, it is preferred that the student should do it as a regular course. But working candidates and those who cannot afford to pay the fee of regular courses can do it through distance education. Some of the important college that offer distance education in this course is mentioned below:
Name of the College
MOD-Tech College of Engineering
The syllabus of Master of Hotel Management is provided in the table below.
|Principles & Practices of Management||Communication & Soft Skills Management||Accommodation Management|
|Food & Beverage Management||Applied Operational Research||Marketing Management|
|Food Science||French for Hotel Management||Nutrition & Dietetics Management|
|Design & Management||Workshop on Executive Management||Financial Management Facilities|
|Management Institute System MIS||Fundamentals of Tourism & Tourism Products||Hospitality Management|
|Practical in MIS||Project & Viva Voice||Final Research|
There are ample job opportunities available in the field of hotel management. After completion of the program, candidates can start working in various tourism companies and hotels. Some of the top recruiting companies who hire hotel management post graduates are:
MHM program equips aspirants to lead and work in senior and basic roles in hotels. The can work in different departments of the hotels such as finance, marketing food and beverage etc. They can also work in aviation management as cabin crew. Listed below are some of the suitable job profiles for MHM degree holders:
The starting salary of a hotel manager is Rs 5 lakh to Rs10 lakh. They have the responsibility to manage employees, services and staff. They are also responsible for the planning, coordination, and marketing of various hotel operations and to ensure the smooth running of different departments.
There are multiple career options and job opportunities after completing masters in hotel management and that is the main reason behind the popularity of this course. The students can work on multiple profiles as offered by different sectors in this field such as Catering Supervisor, Cabin Crew, Sales Executive, Hotel Manager, Hotel Supervisor, Hospitality Executive, Catering Officer, Marketing Executive, etc. The area of employment is hotel management, golf course management, club management, airline management, resorts, forest lodges, guest houses, hospitals, etc.
|Job Profiles||Description||Average salary INR in LPA|
|Hotel manager||Hotel managers are accountable for managing hotel staff and employees. They ensure smooth functioning of hotels and make sure that the guests are not raising any concerns. They take care of all the situations and try to resolve all the disputes if any. They have to provide the best services in terms of hospitality and catering to their guest.||4.67 lakh|
|Cabin crew||Cabin crew members are responsible for the safety and comfort of the passengers. They inform you about all the rules and regulations inside a plane. They brief about emergency landing and exit plans in such scenarios. They ensure special attention to be given to elderly members, children, and anyone who needs any kind of medical help.||5.58 lakh|
|Catering officer||The role of Catering officer is to cater quality services in terms of running daily catering operations and services in restaurants, hotels, resorts.||3.90 lakh|
|Hospitality Executive||The role of the hospitality executive is to ensure that every small task has been taken care of from welcoming guests to attending guests for any problems. They make sure that all the facilities are well maintained and customers are happy about everything. They assist customers in any help and advice they might be looking for.||3.20 lakh|
|Resort manager||Resort managers are responsible for maintaining lodging, high-quality hospitality services, organizing different events, and making sure that all needs are covered by them. Resort managers also take care of the property and ensure fulfilling all the promises that are made to the customers.||4.80 lakh|
The students can do different types of courses at master’s level as offered by different universities and hence their scopes after doing such courses also diversify as they can work for multiple profiles. They can either do a regular Masters course or they can do a management level course in hotel/hospitality management. The two common courses are:
The candidates after completing their course can be absorbed in different departments such as Front Office, Security, Sales and Marketing, Operations, Accounting, Maintenance, and Kitchen. They can also pursue a Ph.D. or M.Phil Program after completing their Master of Hotel Management.
Check all the important details about the Master of Hotel Management (MHM) from the table given below.
|Full Name||Master of Hotel Management|
|Minimum Qualification Requirement||Bachelor Degree|
|Selection Process||Entrance Exam + Scores in Bachelors’ degree|
|Average Initial Salary||INR 3 to 8 lacs per annum|
|Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement||50%-55%|
|Employment Opportunities||Aviation Sector, Tourism Companies, Hotels, Resorts, Clubs, Guest Houses|
There are two major specializations that the students of Masters in Hotel Management can do. The specializations include MHM Hospitality Management and MHM Catering Management.
Some of the colleges consider the candidates' scores in national level entrance exams for MHM admissions. Some of the MHM entrance exams are listed below.
Candidates can visit the official website of these exams to know more about them.
It is important for the aspiring candidates to note down some important preparation tips that will help them in excelling in their respective entrance examination. Some of the common and important tips are mentioned below.
Check the important books for Master of Hotel Management (MHM) provided in the table below.
|Guide for Hotel Management 2021||Arihant Experts|
|Hotel Front Office Management||James A. Bardi|
|The Heart of Hospitality: Great Hotel and Restaurant Leaders Share Their Secrets||Micah Solomon|
|Hotel Management and Operations||Denney G. Rutherford|
|Food and Beverage Service||R. Singaravelavan|
|Hotel Management and Operations||Michael J. O?Fallon and Denney G. Rutherford|
|Geetanjali Group of Colleges|
|Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad|
|St. Stephen's College|
|Shri Ram College of Commerce|
|National Institute of Design|
|National Law School of India University|
|Lady Shri Ram College for Women|