National Council For Hotel Management<br>And Catering Technology

National Council For Hotel Management
And Catering Technology (An Autonomous Body Under Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India)

B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration - Specialization

6 Semesters
(3.0 Years)

About the course

The 3 year BSc program in Hospitality & Hotel Administration with Specialisation (majors) is offered at select Institutes affiliated to the National Council for Hotel Management. For 20013-14 batch the course will be offered at Chennai, Goa, Kolkata and Mumbai. . Admission to the program is same as that for 3-year BSc. ie. through All India Joint Entrance Examination-JEE,  in which the first three semesters are common to both the streams ie. Generic and Specialisation. In the forth semester, students who opt for specialisation are allotted their choice based on merit and marks scored by them in the semesters one and two.

Specialisation scheme:

There are three fields of specialisation offered in Semester IV, V and VI namely:

1.   Food Production Management.

2.   Food & Beverage Management.

3.   Accommodation Management.

Students of specialization are to undergo fourteen weeks of Practicum or Industrial Training after each semester as under:

Practicum I: For four weeks after semester three in all the departments of a hotel;

Practicum II:  For six weeks after forth semester in department of specialization; and

Practicum III: Four weeks after fifth semester in department of specialization.

There is one elective each in semester five and six. From a list of 14 topics, students have to choose one elective in each semester. The program entails greater emphasis on self study, projects, guest lectures and research.

No inter-change of Specialisation:

While the first three semesters are common to the Generic and Specialisation stream of the three year BSc. program, limited seats are available for specialization which is offered from the fourth semester onwards. Once a stream is allocated, no change of specialization stream is permitted thereafter.

Last Update On: 23/05/2017 05:33:01 pm

Career Opportunities

Since most hotel vacancies arise in the core operational areas, students of specialization stand to gain by way ease selection at the time of campus recruitment. Hotels look for specialized candidates or those having advanced knowledge and skills in areas like Food & Beverage (Restaurants and Banquets), Food Production (kitchens) and Accommodation Management (Rooms Division, Housekeeping and Front Office) which makes their job easier if students have already chosen their department of interest. Thus, hotel and restaurant jobs are guaranteed for students who undergo specialized training at our institutes.

As a result, the graduating students can look forward to career opportunities as;

  • Management Trainee in Hotel and allied hospitality industry;
  • Kitchen Management/Housekeeping Management positions in Hotels after initial stint as trainee;
  • Flight Kitchens and on-board flight services;
  • Indian Navy Hospitality services;
  • Guest/Customer Relation Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors;
  • Management Trainee/Executive in international and national fast food chains;
  • Hospital and Institutional Catering;
  • Faculty in Hotel Management/Food Craft Institutes;
  • Shipping and Cruise lines;
  • Marketing/Sales Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors;
  • State Tourism Development Corporations;
  • Resort Management;
  • Self-employment through entrepreneurship and
  • Multinational companies for their hospitality services.

About 80% of the graduates are employed by Hospitality and other service sectors through on-campus and off-campus recruitment processes.

Last Update On: 23/05/2017 05:40:20 pm

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Eligibility for Admission

A pass in 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects. Candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination. 

Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in JEE 2013 on provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand canceled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counseling or at the time of admission or latest by 30-09-2013. 

The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/documents at the time of admission.

Eligibility for Specialization:

Specialization degree is coordinated at 5 of its institutes located at Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.

The candidates will write the All India Entrance Examination which is common for admission to both programs.

For Specialization, limited seats are available at each of the seven institutes and are offered based on performance in the 1st and 2nd-semester examinations. Selection is based on merit-cum-choice.

Students can opt for any one of the three areas of Specialization viz. Food Production Management, Food & Beverage Management and Accommodation Operation Management.

While the first three semesters are common for all the students, specialization is offered from the 4th semester onwards. No change of stream of specialization can be made after allocation.

In order to become eligible for award of degree in B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration by IGNOU, students must complete the NGHMCT component as full time candidates in the affiliated Institutes of Hotel Management as well as clear the credit papers offered by IGNOU during the course of study.

Last Update On: 08/09/2017 03:43:41 pm

Course Fees

COMPONENTS 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Admission Fee 1000 - - - - -
Enrolment Fee (one Time) 1500 - - - - -
Tution Fee 31750 31750 32500 32500 37250 37250
IGNOU Fee 4500 - 4500 - 4500 -
Examination Fee 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
Caution Money (Refundable) 2500 - - - - -
TOTAL 43250 33750 39000 34500 43750 39250

Note: *In addition to above, institute may collect, identity card, student activity fee etc. **All figures are in Indian Rupees.

Fee structure in case of private affiliated Institute: While the fee of the Central and State Government Institutes is uniformly fixed by NCHMCT as given above, fee in case of Private affiliated Institutes may be downloaded from website of respective private Institute. Candidates may also ascertain from the websites of private institutes the availability of hostel and charges for mess and room rent thereof so that the candidates are fully aware of the charges that are payable to such Institutes. The website address of private affiliated Institutes is given in the Brochure.

Last Update On: 28/06/2017 04:56:00 pm

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Last Update On: 14/07/2021 05:38:07 pm

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