Careers in Hospitality Industry

The hospitality sector is expected to grow at the rate of 8% between 2007 and 2016. The boom in tourism industry has led to the enhanced development of hospitality sector. Due to the immense demand of
talented people, the hospitality sector offers great careers in top-notch hotels. Various diploma and degree courses are being offered by universities across India.
Courses offered:

1. 1-year trade Diploma Courses in:

  • Bakery & Confectionery
  • Hotel Reception and Book Keeping
  • Restaurant and Counter Service

    2. 3 years Diploma in Hotel Management
    3. 4 years Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
    4. 3 years B.Sc in Hotel Management
    5. 3 years B.A. in Hospitality & Tourism Management
    6. 2-year P.G. Diploma in International Hotel
    7. M.Sc. Hospitality Administration
    8. Certificate Course in Hotel and Catering Management (Duration: 6 months)

    Eligibility for the above courses:
  • The eligibility for 1-year diploma courses is 10th or 12th pass with minimum aggregate performance of 50%.
  • For 3/4 years bachelor degree program, those with 12th or equivalent pass with a minimum of 50% are eligible.
  • For PG diploma of 2 years, the applicant must be a graduate in any stream.
  • Eligibility for M.Sc. Hospitality Administration is B.Sc in Hotel Management
  • Eligibility for certificate courses is 10+2 or equivalent

    Opportunities for hotel management graduates:
    Those who have pursued their graduation in hospitality management can occupy any of the following positions in this sector:
  • Management Trainee in Hotel and Allied Industry
  • Guest/ Customer Relation Executive in Hotel And Other Service Sectors
  • Kitchen Management/ House Keeping Management Trainee in Hotels
  • Flight Kitchens also offer opportunities for career building
  • Executive multi-skilled in Fast Food Chains
  • Hospital and Institutional Catering Executives
  • Faculty in Hotel Management/ Food Craft Institutes (after earning industry work experience)
  • Cabin Crew in National and International Airlines
  • Catering Officer or Chef in Cruise Lines
  • Marketing/ Sales Executive in Hotel
  • Executive in Tourism Development Corporations and Resorts

    Those looking forward to pursue a career in hospitality can give themselves a good start by pursuing various courses in hospitality management from the following premier institutes:

    1. FHRAI Institute of Hospitality Management
    Plot No. 45 Knowledge Park III, Greater Noida - 201 306
    Phone : 0120-2323626 - 30
    Fax: 0120-2323631
    Email :,

    Alto Porvorim,
    Bardez, Goa - 403 521.

    3. Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
    Chandiwala Estate, Maa Anandamayee Ashram Marg,
    Kalkaji, New Delhi 110019
    Ph: 26382276

    4.National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology
    Library Avenue, Pusa Complex,
    New Delhi - 110012