A career in the hospitality sector is all about looking after guests well. Candidates can select to do a diploma, degree or a certificate course in Hotel Management. One also has the option to do an MBA in Hotel Management. While short listing institutes for pursuing a course in Hotel Management, one must give preference to those recognized and affiliated by Govt. of India/UGC/AICTE or National Council of Hotel Management & Catering Technology.
Some of the best institutes for doing Hotel Management are:
Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development-Delhi
Institute of Hotel Management (IHM)-Mumbai/Delhi/Chennai/Kolkata
Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration-Manipal
Institute of Hotel Management-Gwalior
Dr. Ambedkar Institute Of Hotel Management-Chandigarh
10+2 in any field. Admissions in Hotel Management institutes are granted on the basis of a written test and personal interview. The entrance exam has questions to judge candidates English language knowledge, general knowledge, reasoning skills, quantitative aptitude and service sector aptitude.
Since the Indian hospitality and tourism industry is currently on a growth path, a career in the Hospitality industry is bound to be a lucrative one. On completion of a Hotel Management course one can apply for openings in Hotels, Restaurants, Guest Houses, Clubs, Hospitals, Airlines and Cruise Ships. Depending upon their personal interest's candidates can take up jobs at the Front Desk, in the Food & Beverage Department, in the Marketing Department or in the Housekeeping Department. While fresher's in this industry earn anywhere between Rs 15,000-Rs17,000, managerial remuneration varies from Rs. 30,000-Rs.35,000.