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Hotel Management:

Hotel Management as a stream of management that has gained prominence lately especially in the past decade and some of its success can be attributed to a booming tourism industry in India. Today, hotels areused not only for tourism but also for seminars and conferences. The students of hotel management must have a thorough understanding of different cultures,religions and places.
Hotel management courses in India train students in various facets of the industry like,

Front Office
House Keeping
Public Relations
Accounting etc.


NCHMCT JEE is an all India-level joint entrance examination for admission to 3-Year B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration program.
It is offered jointly by the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT), an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU).
There are 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs) and 19 State Institutes of Hotel Management (SIHMs) that accept JEE scores. A part from these, there are around 15 affiliated private institutes of Hotel Managementwhich accept JEE scores.
The Council (NCHMCT) has till date trained more than 80,000 Hospitality Managers, Executives and other Operational personnel. Its alumni occupy key positions in hospitality industry and in academic institutions in India and abroad.

Date of Written Examination: NCHMCT-JEE2018 was held on 28 April.

B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration: The program equips student with all the required skills, knowledge and attitude to make a career in the booming hospitality sector.The program also involves in-depth laboratory work for students to acquire the required knowledge and skills in the operational areas ofFood Production, Food and Beverage Service,Front Office Operation and House Keeping. Atthe same time, this course renders extensive management insight in areas like Sales and Marketing, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Hotel and Catering Law, Property Management, Entrepreneurship Development, Computers with special focus on Tourism Studies.There are many other Private / Govt. institutes in India that also offer certificate & diploma in hotel management.

Eligibility:Qualifying Examination:
• A student passed in 10+2 system ofSenior Secondary examination or itsequivalent with English as one of thesubjects.

• Candidate must have passed English as asubject of study(core/elective/functional)in the qualifying examination.

• Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalentexamination can also appear in JEE 2018 on provisional basis.

Age Limit:
For candidates from General and OBC categories, upper age limit is 22 years as on 01.07.2018. In the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates, upper age limit is 25 years.

Exam Pattern :






Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude


3 Hrs


Reasoning and Logical Deduction



General Knowledge & Current Affairs



English Language



Aptitude for Service Sector




Question Paper will be bilingual i.e. in Englishand Hindi (except for English Language).
Career Opportunities for Hospitality Graduates: Global growth and development of tourism haveopened up innumerable openings. As a result,the graduating students can look forward to career opportunities as:

• Management Trainee in Hotel and allied hospitality industry
• Kitchen Management/ HousekeepingManage-ment positions in Hotels after initial stint as trainee
• Flight Kitchens and on-board flightservices
• Indian Navy Hospitality services
• Guest / Customer Relation Executive in Hoteland other Service Sectors
• Management Trainee/Executive ininternational and national fast food chains
• Hospital and Institutional Catering
• Faculty in Hotel Management/FoodCraft Institutes
• Shipping and Cruise lines
• Marketing/Sales Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors
• Railway Hospitality and Catering Services
• State Tourism Development Corporations
• Resort Management
• Self-employment through entrepreneurship &
• Multinational companies for their hospitality services
Most of the graduates are employed by Hospitality and other service sectors through on campus and off-campus recruitment processes.

Top Colleges/Institute

1. Institute of Hotel Management - Mumbai

2. Institute of Hotel Management - New Delhi

3. Institute of Hotel Management - Bangalore

4. Institute of Hotel Management - Kolkata

5. International Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata

6. Institute of Hotel Management - Chennai

7. Dr. Ambedkar Institute of HotelManagement, Chandigarh

8. Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology - Trivandrum

9. Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development - New Delhi

10.Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology - Bangalore