Fast growth and prospects for career development are excellent reasons to consider a hotel management career.
A cardinal/key part of the hospitality industry, hotel management has wide employment opportunities. Moreover, with globalisation gaining acceptance with more and more countries, the hotel management industry is also becoming global. On the job training, diversity in working and thinking and implementing novel, creative ideas have become a core part of this job.
Some of the prominent HM graduates are:
Diploma in Hotel Management from IHM
Studied at Culinary Institute of America
Food Production and Kitchen department ensures availability of the various raw materials required to prepare a dish which is then served to the customers. Industries employing the food and beverage service department also necessarily employs the food production and kitchen department.
Front Office operations include creating the first impression of the organization on the customers and informing them about the facilities while at the same time handling their grievances.
Food & Beverage
Food and Beverage services typically involve presenting and serving the food to the customers. Such services are required in a number of industries such as transport catering (aviation, cruise etc), all kinds of restaurants, hotel/accommodation, events/exhibitions etc.
Housekeeping means performing all the duties viz cleaning, maintaining orderliness, and running the business property. In case of hotels, the housekeeping duties involve maintaining the hotel to the best possible state in terms of cleanliness, friendliness and keeping it at highly desirable ambience.
Apart from the Hospitality Industry, the retail sector has array of opportunities for hotel management graduates. It includes jobs in Multiplexes, Malls, Hospitals, BPO & more. Back and Front Office jobs are also other options for HM graduates
Key virtues of being a HM graduate are:
Plethora of opportunities
Higher Employment Rates
Preparation Tips / Strategies
Almost all institutions use an aptitude test to screen applicants in one or more areas to determine their ability and/or knowledge. In addition to the usual areas of elementary mathematics, english and reasoning, the aspirants are evaluated on their service aptitude.
The questions are MCQ type and in most cases the test is strictly timed. They are designed in such a way that only a few people are able to complete them within the set time limit. Because of this, one will feel under pressure; working quickly, without compromising on accuracy, is important.
To be successful in the entrance test, students need to have a strong understanding of the test pattern, syllabus and their current knowledge of these areas; a diagnostic test is thus an effective way to get started. You can use the diagnostic tests provided by us, and consult a counselor for personalized analysis.
It is imperative that you start immediately after the board examination, so that you are able to cover every topic. Referring to previous year test papers and solving them would help you create a robust study plan.
Lastly, one needs to do a lot of practice to score well.
Designed by seasoned hotel management graduates and aptitude trainers with years of experience. Includes classroom teaching, study material & personality enhancement modules. Target Exams IHM-Pusa, Christ University & Symbisis, among others.