The tourism and hospitality industry is growing rapidly in India. With the growth of this industry and with the increase of many corporates opting hotels for events, the conferences hotel industry has seen a tremendous growth in the past decade and it is also expected to grow bigger. Not only in India, across the world there is a notable growth in this Industry due to modernization, globalization etc; Due to this growth, there is a huge demand for professional, trained and certified staff in different specializations of Hotel management.

Due to this demand and huge career opportunities many students are opting for hotel management courses in India. Many top colleges in India offer these Hotel management courses. Students who are aspiring to lead their career in the hotel industry can choose the course and choose a career in different departments according to their interest. Here are some departments and careers students can choose after Hotel Management Course.

Operations Management:

The candidates will be responsible for managing the day to day operations and supervise the quality of services.

Front Office management:

They involve in managing the reception work, bookings, and related information.

Catering and Food department:

The students can opt to become chefs or involve in maintaining the kitchen dining room.


Responsible for ensuring the quality, cleanliness of the rooms and the whole hotel


The candidates involve in account activities and may work under the supervision of a chartered accountant.

Sales and marketing:

The candidates involves in promoting the business in all aspects. The sales will be responsible to improve and bring new business.

The candidates who complete the hotel management course from reputed hotel management colleges in India not only get opportunities in Hotels and restaurants but also get opportunities in Crusie ships, airlines, fast food chains, catering services for hospitals, colleges, clubs, tourism departments, banks etc; Candidates can also choose to work with government bodies like railways, army. Or they can choose to be an entrepreneur by starting their own restaurant, hotel, catering services or fast food. So the are huge opportunities waiting for candidates who complete their hotel management courses in top hotel management colleges in India. They can choose to work both in India and abroad.

To join these top hotel management colleges in India, the minimum qualification required for a candidate is Intermediate ( 10th +2). They can opt to take a degree or even diploma short term course in Hotel management. The candidates who opt for Hotel management course are queries to have a pleasant personality, good communication skills, and patience. Some government recognized Hotel management Institutes in India select the candidates through a test which tests the candidates on their reasoning, English language, and numerical ability.

These are the top 10 hotel management colleges in India offering Degree and Diploma courses in hotel management.


IHM Pusa in New Delhi is the only Hospitality management institute which has been specially certified by HAACP. The institute holds a very reputed and recognised position not only India but also in abroad. It has previously received the first position by Outlook and The Week in 2013. Some of the courses which are popular here include M.Sc. In Dietetics & Food Service Management, B.Sc. in Hotel Administration and Hospitality and different other types of diploma courses in Bakery etc. IHM Pusa has an affordable fees structure along with a brilliant faculty.


IHM Bangalore was established in the year of 1969 and has been affiliated to IGNOU. It is one of the top Hotel Management institutions in India. The campus has brilliant student facilities like libraries, auditoriums, training restaurant etc. They have extensive courses which prepare a student with all the important skills and experience they need. Bachelor of Science Hospitality and Hotel Administration, Master of Science in  Hospitality Administration are some of the top courses offered here. They have very experienced and qualified professionals, who teach in this institute.

Welcomgroup Graduate School Of Hotel Administration, Manipal

Welcomgroup Institute is the first in India to offer BA degree in Hotel Administration and Management. The training and other professional development courses are looked after by the International Hotel Association, Paris. It has been securing some of the top ranks in the country and hundreds of students get placements in reputed companies. Bachelor of Hotel Management, B.A. in Culinary Arts, Post Graduate Diploma in Culinary Arts are some of the top courses offered by this Institute. It has notable alumni including world-famous chef Vikas Khanna.

Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Chennai

Currently, at Rank 7, this institute offers some of the most extensive management courses to the students. It is affiliated to IGNOU and has been providing exemplary development courses since 1963. B. Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and Hospital Food, Craftsmanship Course in Food Production and Patisserie are some of the courses offered here. The faculty includes experienced Management teachers and other members who offer guidance to the students throughout their different hotel management courses.

Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Hyderabad

Established in 1972, this institute has been ranked at number 5 as the best Hotel Management Institute. It offers more than 10 different management courses including B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration, Post Graduate Diploma in Accommodation Operations, Craftsmanship Course in Food Production and Patisserie. Students can also get the chance to take up free courses provided by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. The faculty includes experienced and highly skilled teachers who help the students to undertake new challenges in their career.

Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Bangalore

AIHMCT is one of the leading Hotel Management institutes in India which has been imparting brilliant education and providing world-class facilities to the students studying here. They offer the students an extensive course of Bachelor In Hotel Management. The campus has all the modern amenities and the Institute makes no compromise on the education quality. That is why their faculty is comprised of the best professors in India. AIHMCT also provides many internships and placements to the students at reputed companies.

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute Of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Delhi

BCIHMCT has been affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Established in the year of 1999 the institute holds the 6th position in top Hotel Management institutions in India. Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology and other important courses in Hotel and Culinary management are also offered. The college infrastructure is developed to provide the students with top quality education and other necessary activities. The staff is highly qualified and communicates with the students in a very good manner to help them in their courses.

NSHM School of Hotel Management, Durgapur, West Bengal

NSHM Knowledge Campus is one of the most popular Hotel Management institutions in West Bengal. This institution is affiliated to the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. They offer several courses with affordable fees structure which includes Bachelor in Hotel Management and Catering Technology and Master of Business Administration in various hospitality and management fields. The faculty comprises of experienced and senior teachers who make sure that the students get a top education all the time.

D.Y.Patil University School of Hospitality & Tourism Studies, Mumbai

One of the Pioneer institutions in India which offered the students with hospitality and tourism management in India. Their campus is spread over 68 acres with modern amenities and brilliant facilities. The faculty of this institute comprises of experienced professors from India and also guest lecturers or professors from all over the world. They provide practical courses and training to the students along with developing their skills so that they can become successful in their career. B.Sc Hospitality Studies, B.Sc Culinary Studies and M.Sc IN Tourism Studies are some of the best courses offered here.

Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

A top Hotel Management Institute based in Chandigarh, which offers extensive and popular courses in Hotel Management. Diploma in Bakery and Confectionery

Compare, B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration, Diploma in Food and Beverage Service are some of the popular courses offered in this college. Their fees structure is affordable and the institute is affiliated to IGNOU. Their students are trained and taught by reputed professionals and teachers who have been in this field for years. Mariott, Holiday Inn, Country Inn, ITC are some of the popular companies where the students get placements from here.