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Hotel Management
The Indian tourism industry is growing at a fast pace. This growth has immensely benefited another sector – the hotel industry. You can pursue a career in hotel management if you are a sociable person with good communication and interpersonal skills.

Hotel Management as a Career Option

A job in the hotel industry is all about making people happy and comfortable. This is a rewarding career that offers immense satisfaction and a good pay package.

Hospitality and hotel management courses are offered by several colleges and institutions in India. These courses equip students with the skills necessary in running a hotel.

Hotel Management Course Admissions

Students who have successfully passed their 12th standard examination can pursue certificate, diploma or bachelors in hotel management. The duration of a certificate course can vary from six months to one year. Bachelor and diploma courses are usually one and half years to three years in duration. Students with a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university can opt for a post graduate diploma course the duration of which is one year. Admission is based on one’s performance in the written admission test, personal interview and group discussion.

Admission to government recognized hotel management institutes is through a common entrance test. The entrance test will have questions that assess a student’s proficiency in English, logical reasoning, mathematics, general science and general knowledge. The entrance test is of two hours in duration. It is usually held around April. Candidates who succeed in the written test are then asked to appear for an interview and group discussion session. Private institutions conduct their own entrance tests.

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