In the realm of hotel and hospitality management, we always want to ensure that our students receive the highest levels of quality education. Check the full Hotel Management course in details.
Here at GNA University, we always look after our students, not only providing them with the best hospitality management education but also helps them to get connected with proven professionals so that students can learn from them.
They can learn from the expert’s experience – what steps they have taken to find success, the resources they value most and the mistakes to avoid. We provide authentic hospitality training from experts with many years of industry experience in all aspects of hotel operations.
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What is Hotel Management?
As the name says Hotel management is all about managing a Hotel business. There are many small and big aspects to look after when one runs or works in Hotel.
Few of the most important integral parts of Hotel Management are:
- Front Desk and Reception
- Room Service
- Food and Beverage (F&B)
- Guest Services
- Travel Desk
- Health and Spa
Getting the correct education and practical knowledge of the hospitality industry is the founding stone of a bright career in Hotel and Hospitality Management.
Get the admission in the best Hotel Management College in Punjab and avail huge scholarships. Check the eligibility criteria for scholarships here.
People in India are adapting to the changes in culture quickly and now getting a good customer service is a new normal. Hotels, Restaurants, Pubs or Bars that provides best customer service rates higher. To provide the best service all the top hotels and restaurants hire people with good skills.
Getting a degree from reputed hotel management college or school helps you in building the skill set required to get high paying jobs.
Hardcore skills and degree are one aspect of Hotel Management, you need to work on your soft skills as well which includes communication skills, interpersonal skills, client handling, etc. these skills play a vital role in your life and gets you a life long success.
A brief history of Hotels
Hotels were called as an inn and it mainly started in medieval Europe. In the mid-17th century, coaching inns provided a place to stay for coach travellers for a period of about 200 years.
The very first modern hotel was opened in Exeter in 1768. In the early 19th century hotels proliferated throughout western Europe and North America and in the later part of 19th-century luxury hotels began to spring up.
Hotel Management courses in detail: Eligibility Criteria, Fee, Skills required, Career Opportunities, Admission in India.
Due to COVID-19 in 2020, the hospitality industry took a major hit but it is expected to bounce back in a big way. Hence, This is the perfect time to take the HM Course and become skilful.
If you acquire the specific skillset in hospitality industry imagine what it could be in next 5, 10, 20 years from now on – and then ride the wave of recovery.
You can either join the Diploma or Degree course for HM. There are many courses in Hospitality Management offered by many universities and colleges all around India.
Diploma in Hotel Management
If you have passed 10+2 from any stream and have a keen interest in service and hospitality then you can choose to enrol yourself in the Hotel Management diploma.
A Diploma in HM can be of 6 months or 1 year depending upon the universities and colleges.
GNA University offers Diploma in hotel management courses.
You can join GNA University for diploma in Food Production or in Hotel management if you have passed 10+2 (any stream) with 55% marks for all categories other than SC/ST. For SC/ST admission criteria is 50% marks in 10+2 (any stream).
Diploma in Hotel Management – Fees
The Fees for hotel management diploma can vary from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 100,000 depending upon the course you select and university that offers that course.
GNA University offers hotel management diploma in Food production and in Hotel management and fees are listed below:
|Diploma in Food Production
|Diploma in Hotel Management
Career Opportunity after Diploma in Hotel Management
Successful professionals in this industry have the option of gainfully working across large five-star hotels including the Oberoi hotels, ITC, Taj Group, Hilton Group, etc.
There is a huge demand for such professionals in the merchant navy and areas like:
- Cruise Ship Hotel Management, Cafeteria, Club management.
- Airline Catering (flight kitchen) and Cabin Services, Hospital administration and Catering.
- Hospitality services in the Indian Navy, Hotel and Tourism Associations, Forest Lodges.
- Resorts, Guest Houses, Kitchen Management.
- Catering departments of railways, Armed Forces, banks, shipping companies, etc.
Degree in Hotel Management
There are many undergraduate degree courses available for Hotel management aspiring professionals. The most popular is BHMCT – Bachelors in Hotel Management and Catering Technology and B.Sc. in HM.
Students interested in the hospitality industry do have multiple options to choose from.
Confused about which course to select, contact us for Free consultation regarding Hotel and Hospitality Management. We can give the right direction to your future.
GNA University provides following undergraduate degree course for Hotel Management.
- Bachelors in Hotel Management and Catering Technology
- B.Sc. Hotel Management
- B. Sc. Culinary Arts
- B.Sc. Airlines Tourism and Hospitality
Any student with 55% marks for all subjects from a recognized board in 10+2 (any stream) is eligible for an undergraduate course.
GNA University eligibility for Hotel Management degree program is also the same as mentioned above for the general category.
If you belong to SC/ST category and have passed 10+2 (any stream) with 50% marks then you are eligible for admission in GNA University.
Degree in Hotel Management Fees
The program is for a minimum 6 semester and the fees for an undergraduate course in HM can vary from 1 lac to 3.5 lac for complete degree.
GNA University offers hotel management Degree courses in Hotel management and fees are listed below:
|B.Sc. Hotel Management
|Bachelors in Hotel Management and Catering Technology
|B. Sc. Culinary Arts
|B.Sc. Airlines Tourism and Hospitality
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The hospitality industry continues to witness a great demand for executives who can handle customer requests and keep abreast with emerging trends in the industry.
Job opportunities for such graduates abound in diverse fields such as restaurants, travel agencies, airlines, five star hotels, besides parallel industries such as advertising and public relations.
Such graduates, if interested in further studies in the discipline, may later pursue advanced courses in the subject such as M.Sc. in Hotel Management or even an M.B.A.
Master in Hotel Management
Once you complete your graduation in HM, you open new doors to consolidate new foundations in your career. There are many institutes and colleges that provide masters degree in hospitality like Masters of Hotel Management (M.H.M), M.Sc. HM.
GNA University provides the following master degree course.
If you are graduate from a recognized university with 50% marks then you are eligible for Masters.
Masters in HM Fees
The fees for postgraduate in HM can vary from 1,50,000 to 4 lac. Before taking admission you need to check infrastructure, management catering technology, etc..
Since 2014, GNA University is one of the most popular hotel management institute in Punjab and it provides M.Sc. in HM. Check the fee below.
|M.Sc. Hotel Management
Admissions with scholarship is available, contact us to check your eligibility.
Jobs after Masters in Hotel Management
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:
- Qatar Airways
- Vivanta by Taj
- Amby Valley
- The Leela
- Jet Airways
- The Oberoi
MHM program equips aspirants to lead and work in senior and basic roles in hotels. They 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:
- Catering Officer
- Resort Manager
- Hotel Manager
- Sales Executive
- Hospitality Executive
- Marketing Executive
- Cabin Crew
The starting salary of a hotel manager is Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 10 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.
Infrastructure for Hotel management
If you are serious about getting a stable and bright future in Hospitality than there are few things you should consider before joining any campus for hotel management.
Apart from common facilities, GNA University’s Faculty of Hotel Management (FOH) has state of the art facilities available for students studying hotel management degree:
Food Production – Kitchens & Bakery
The university is well set to train students with three Kitchens and a Bakery and confectionery each. Learners are introduced to basic skills in the BTK, followed by QTK to give inputs on volume production and finally they graduate from the ATK where the students learn advanced fine dining production skills
- Basic Training Kitchen – Well equipped for hands-on individual training for beginners.
- Quantity Training Kitchen – kitchen to provide exposure to quantity/bulk cooking.
- Advanced Training Kitchen – Individual hands-on practice on fine dining preparation with a focus on quality and presentation.
- Bakery Lab – Well equipped for Basic to Advanced Baking inputs.
- Confectionary Lab – Lab to train students in confectionary products and art.
F&B Service – Bar & Restaurant
We at GNA are committed to provide our students with the best resources for their professional growth and learning.
To encourage such learning we have two Bar cum Restaurant that is set to give an exposure to students on food and beverage service skills as well as F&B Management skills.
- Basic Training Restaurant/Bar – For hands on practice of basic F&B skills
- Advanced Training Restaurant/Bar – To master the art and skills of Fine dining F&B service.
We have an exclusive Front desk with adequate infrastructure to give students hands-on practice on various aspects of the front desk like reception, registration, bell desk, information and an IT lab for real-time experience of the reservation process.
- Front office lab – For regular practice on front office operations
- IT lab – with software to practice reservation/registration/billing etc.
Students get the opportunity to learn by doing the various requirements of House Keeping which is generally known as the backbone of a hotel.
We have a well-equipped housekeeping lab as well as a model guest room for students to practice hands-on.
- Housekeeping lab – To get practice on the use of various equipment/chemicals/Laundry etc.
- Model Guest Room – For routine housekeeping practice/training.
We have a separate aviation training lab made like an aircraft for our students to learn.
- Aviation Lab – For our students to get a real feel of service on airlines.
Achievements of Faculty of Hospitality (FOH) at GNA University
Faculty of Hospitality has been ranked amongst Top 10 institutes of Hotel Management in India by Higher Education Magazine.
Faculty of Hospitality has published more than 30 Research papers in Scopus indexed, UGC Care list and reputed journals and published 4 books have been published by faculty members.
Recipes of chefs of Faculty of Hospitality have been published in reputed magazines and newspapers.
Faculty of Hospitality, GNA University has hosted many cookery shows for National Television and Master Chef Punjabi was a big hit.
Students of Faculty of Hospitality won overall trophy of Hospitality Olympics organized by PCTE Ludhiana where more than 20 Universities and hotel Management institutions participate. Students of Faculty of Hospitality also showed their remarkable performance and won medals at various hospitality competitions. (Three Medals at LPU competition, three positions at CTIHM, First Position at St Soldier IHM)
More than 50 students of Faculty of Hospitality have been placed internationally. Total 39 students will be going for International Internship to Australia, New Zealand and other countries.
Limca Book of Records (LBR) is a catalogue of achievements made by Indians, at home and abroad in diverse fields of human endeavour.
LBR is a celebration of exemplary exploits and recognizes accomplishments such as firsts, inventions, discoveries, honours, awards and the truly extraordinary.
GNA Univesity faculty of hospitality (FOH) has many feathers in their cap. FOH has already bagged 6 LIMCA records and it is just a beginning.
Guest Visits from World-renowned chefs
GNA University is a step ahead than other universities and academies when it comes to hospitality management. Even in this pandemic, GNA University has conducted various online sessions inviting chefs around the world. Please check the links below:
- 3rd ICOHOST 2020
- International Chef’s Day
- Record Attempt for Most People Cooking Together Online
- International E-Seminar on “Invent the Future: The New Normal for Hospitality & Tourism”
- Three days of the culinary master class at GNA University
and many more.