Why Choose a Career in Hotel Management?
You might have heard that Cooking is an art, and in real true sense, it is. We all have different taste buds and only the most artistic Chefs wins hearts of everyone. Some people have passion for cooking, some people want to open their own restaurants, some wants to have a cool job role and spend their time in hotels, restaurants at great holiday destinations rather than spending their time in a traditional office. The questions is will a Hotel / Restaurant / Tourism company hire such people just because they are passionate about the industry or will they need more than that ? What is Hotel Management and what it is all about? Let’s find out more on this topic.
When a person goes to a hotel, he wants everything perfect. When we imagine a good hotel, we may find ourselves in a place which is neat, have everyone dressed properly and looking good including the Hotel staff and everyone having a great time eating, drinking and being merry. No one thinks how this perfection is achieved, how the vibe of happiness and joy in the air is created, how the magic of the prefect evening is brought together.
Hotel, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Management is a huge industry and like every big industry, they need people who are trained, know what needs to be done and have a degree to back them up certifying that the individual is capable of being the best and will be able to live up to the companies / Hotels / Restaurants expectations from them, in turn helping them to create the magic which is essential to the industry.
The Undergraduate Program in Hotel Management prepares you for a job in hospitality industry. It generally focuses on delivering the knowledge and skills required for this industry along with proving general education. The combination of core education and general education gives a base of the essential knowledge for hospitality industry. The students who are trained with the under graduate program in Hotel Management will be able to meet the requirement of hospitality industry, or may take entrepreneurial route to open their own restaurants / Hotels etc., for their career advancement. Moreover, the Hotel Management UG Course is the first course to develop further expertise in the Hospitality domain and this degree can be advanced by doing an MBA in Hospitality Management.
National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) JEE 2016
National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) is an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The Council centrally run and regulates academics for B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration and nine other structured courses of study that are imparted at the existing 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 19 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management, 01 Public Sector Undertaking and 13 Private Institutes of Hotel Management affiliated with NCHMCT. 9 Food Craft Institutes located in different parts of the country offer Diploma programs in specific operational areas. All Institutes follow standardized course curricula prescribed by the Council for different professional programs. Quality of education and training provided by the Institutes help students to emerge as professionally qualified personnel for hospitality and other allied service sectors. The council has till date trained more than 80,000 Hospitality Managers, Executives and other operational personnel. Its alumni from affiliated Institutes occupy key positions in hospitality industry as well as in teaching institutions both in India and abroad.
B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration Program
The Bachelor of Science program in Hospitality and Hotel administration is offered jointly by the National Council for Hotel Management and the Indira Gandhi National Open University. The Three-Year (Six Semester) course equips students with all the required skills, knowledge and attitude to efficiently discharge supervisory responsibilities in the Hospitality sector. The program also involves in-depth laboratory work for students to acquire required knowledge and skill standards in the operational areas of Food Production, Food & Beverage Service, Front Office Operation and House Keeping. It also provides managerial inputs in Hotel Accountancy, Food Safety & Quality, Human Resource Management, Facility Planning, Financial Management, Strategic Management, Tourism Marketing and Management.
Admission to first year of B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration program is strictly based on the All India Rank (AIR) earned by the candidate in the written test of JEE.
Pattern for NCHMCT JEE 2016 :
- Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude ( 30 Questions )
- Reasoning and Logical Deduction ( 30 Questions)
- General Knowledge and Current Affairs ( 30 Questions )
- English Language ( 60 Questions)
- Aptitude for Service Sector ( 50 Questions )
Total No. of Questions: 200
Duration of Exam : 3:00 Hours
Each correct answer under Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English Language components carry one mark for any wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted
- The date of Written Test Examination is on April 30, 2016 (10.00 am to 1.00pm)
- Application Form Available Online: 14th December 2015 to 11th April 2016
- Sale of Application Forms Off-Line: 21st December 2015 to 11th April 2016
- Last Date for Receipt of Filled-in Form: 11th April 2016
- Date of Result of JEE on Website: 03rd week of May 2016
- Conduct of Counseling: Last week of May 2016
- Commencement of Academic Session: 18th July 2016