The Hospitality and Tourism Industry is one of the fastest growing service sector not only in India but worldwide. The WorldTravel and Tourism Council forecasts Indian tourism sector to grow at annual growth rate of 7 per cent over the next ten years with this Hospitality industry will also see a tremendous growth.
Career in Hospitality Industry:
The hospitality industry offers a wide range of exciting job opportunities. Although many people immediately think about hotel work when they hear the word “hospitality,” but if you truly want to capitalize on all that this industry has to offer then have a look at the following areas for your career:
A tour company; An International cruise line; Airline and railway hospitality managers; Casinos; Ministry of Tourism; Event managers; Luxury resorts; Spas and wellness Centres; Museums and cultural venues; Catering Companies etc
You can even establish your own tour company or hotel chains or catering company and many more.
National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Society) was set up in the year 1982 by the Government of India as an autonomous body for coordinated growth and development of hospitality education in the country. The Council regulates academics activities in the field of Hospitality Education & Training that is imparted through Twenty One (21) Central Govt. sponsored Institutes of Hotel Management (IHM), Twenty One (21) State Government sponsored institutes, fifteen (15) Private institutes and Seven (7) Food Craft Institutes, that function in different parts of the country.
At Undergraduate level it offers a 3 year full time program B.SC in Hospitality and Hotel Management which is recognised as the best degree course in the field of Hotel Management in India.
- A pass in 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects.
- For candidates from General and OBC categories, upper age limit is 22 years as on 01.07.2017.
Admission Process: Selection through written Test called Joint Entrance Examination (NCHMCT- JEE). No GD and PI.
Written Test Pattern: Objective Type
Each Question carries 1 mark and there is a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer except for Aptitude for service sector section.
Total: 200 Questions
Duration: 3 hours
Total Seats: 8000(approx.)