Top 10 colleges in Hospitality and Hotel Administration in India

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Hospitality and hotel management has become a popular choice course and the industry is growing tremendously. This has increased the demand for skilled professionals. For this, one has to complete a graduation or post graduation degree in hospitality and hotel management that will get you lucrative jobs in top restaurants.


Read more: Top 10 Hotel Management Colleges in India to choose

This study program also includes detailed laboratory work for students to acquire necessary knowledge and skill standards in the functional areas of food & beverage service, food production, front office operation, and housekeeping. It also offers managerial inputs in Food Safety & Quality, Hotel Accountancy, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Facility Planning, Strategic Management, Tourism Marketing, and Tourism Management.

Top 10 colleges in Hospitality and Hotel Administration

There are several colleges that provide Hospitality and Hotel Administration study program as this industry is a wide group of businesses that offer services to customers. This is totally based on the satisfaction of customers and providing specific experiences for them. Besides dealing with customers, hospitality And hotel administration sector also have behind the scenes job that includes in accounting, wait staff, sales, marketing, food preparation as well as food servicing. Mentioned below is the list of top 10 colleges that offer Hospitality and Hotel Administration course:

TOP 10 colleges’ rankings:

IHM Pusa:

  • IHM Pusa has been ranked 1 by Outlook and India Today.
  • Admission process: As per the marks obtained in class 12 and NCHMCT JEE entrance test. 

Programs offered by IHM Delhi (or Pusa) includes: 

  • BSc in Hospitality and Hotel Management 
  • Post graduation in Dietetics & Hospital Food Service; and Hospitality Administration
  • Diploma in: Bakery & Confectionery, and Food & Beverage Service
  • Craftsmanship course: Food Production & Patisserie

Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal

  • Ranked 1st by Outlook and 2nd by India Today
  • Admission process: Marks secured in Class 12 with an aggregate of 45% marks. 
  • It is also recognized by IHA, Paris.

Courses offered: 

  • PG in: Hospitality & Tourism Management; Dietetics and Applied Nutrition
  • Bachelors degree in: Culinary Arts; Hotel Management
  • PG Diploma course in Culinary Arts

IHM Bengaluru

IHM Hyderabad:

  • Ranked 4th in Outlook and 5th in India Today
  • Admission process: Through NCHMCT JEE entrance test

Courses offered:

  • B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration
  • Craftsmanship course: Food Production & Patisserie; Food & Beverage Service
  • PG Diploma in Accommodation Operations & Management

IHM Chennai:

  • Ranked 5th by Outlook and 7th by India Today
  • Admission process: Through NCHMCT JEE entrance test

Courses offered:

  • PG courses in: Hospitality Administration; Accommodation Operation & Management
  • Graduate degree in: Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • Certificate course: Hotel & Catering Management
  • Craftsmanship course: Food Production & Patisserie; Food & Beverage Service
  • Diploma courses: Bakery & Confectionary; Food & Beverage Service; Front Office Operation

IHM Mumbai:

  • Ranked 2nd by Outlook and 3rd by India Today
  • Admission process: Through NCHMCT JEE entrance test and must have cleared Class 12 with English as compulsory subject.

Courses offered:

  • 12 weeks certificate course: Bakery; Cookery
  • Diploma course: Food Production
  • Bachelors degree: Hospitality and Hotel Administration

AIHMCT, Bengaluru:

  • Ranked 12th by Outlook and 9th by India Today. 
  • Admission process: Through AIHMCT WAT entrance test. 

Courses offered: 

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology:

  • Ranked 13th by Outlook and 6th by India Today
  • Admission process: Through IPU CET entrance test

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

IHM Lucknow

  • Ranked 6th by Outlook and 8th by India Today.
  • Admission process: Through NCHMCT JEE entrance test. 

Courses offered:

  • Bachelors degree courses: Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • Diploma courses: Food Production; Food & Beverage Service; Bakery & Confectionery
  • PG course: Hospitality & Hotel Administration

IHM Kolkata:

  • Ranked 7th by Outlook and 10th by India Today
  • Through NCHMCT JEE entrance test

Courses offered:

  • Bachelors degree courses: Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • PG Diploma courses: Accommodation Operation and Management
  • Diploma courses: Front Office Operations; Food And Beverage Service; Bakery and Confectionary; House Keeping; Food Production
  • Craftsmanship courses: Food Production And Patisserie; Food and Beverage Service

Top colleges: Zone wise

Top colleges in North India

South India

East India  West India
IIHM, New Delhi
IHM, Dehradun
IHM, Lucknow
AIHM, Chandigarh
IHM and AIHM & CT, Bangalore
IMH, Chennai
Oriental School of Hotel Management, Kerala
IHM and AIHM & CT, Bangalore
IMH, Chennai
Oriental School of Hotel Management, Kerala
IHM, Mumbai
IHM, Goa
IHM, Ahmedabad
IHM, Jodhpur


List of top private and public colleges in Hotel and Hospitality Management based on fee:

Private colleges BCIHMCT, Delhi (4.75 lacs)
AIHMCT, Bangalore (7.27 lacs)
Christ University, Bangalore (6.35 lacs)
D.Y. Patil University, Navi Mumbai (4.82 lacs)
SRM University (2.28 lacs)
Public colleges IHM, Delhi (3.02 lacs)
IHM, Mumbai (2.86 lacs)
IHM, Bangalore (2.51 lacs)
IHM, Hyderabad (2.64 lacs)
IHM, Chennai (3.49 lacs)


Top colleges based on salary packages they offer:

IHM, Mumbai 3 - 7 LPA 
IHM, Delhi 3.6 - 6 LPA
WGSHA Manipal 4 - 5 LPA
IHM, Bangalore 3 – 4.5 LPA
IHM Hyderabad 2.4 – 3.6 LPA

Read also: Career Guidance for Hotel financial accounting, Salary, syllabus and Eligibility


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