Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)

The Global Hospitality and Tourism Industry has emerged as one of the key drivers of growth. India is fast developing into a tourism and hospitality destination considering the great potential it has in terms of the rich cultural and historical heritage, ecological variety, places of natural beauty, fine beaches, and the variety of cuisines spread across the length and breadth of India.

The BHM Program hence will lay a great foundation for endless possibilities in the Corporate Space by taking the students through concepts like Hospitality Leadership, Creativity, Marketing of Hospitality, Channel Distribution and Management, Resource Management, Customer Satisfaction and Retention, Food and Beverage Operations, Kitchen Operations, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Communication Skills.Qualified professionals can look forward to careers in Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Cruise Lines, Retail, Transport Catering, Travel Agencies, Tour Operators, Cargo Companies, MICE, Tourist Information, Event Management, Industrial Catering, Public and Private Sector, Multinational Companies, the Defence Sector, Facilities Management, to name a few.

Program Objective

The objective of the Program is to develop the basic skills of the students who will be working in the hospitality and allied industry. These skills can be related to Food & Beverage Production, Food & Beverage Service, Front Office Management, and Accommodation Operations. The Program also aims to provide basic knowledge of Hygiene, Food Standards & Safety, Nutrition & Dietetics in line with global Hospitality and Culinary Education. Apart from that, the Program also focuses on developing the personal and inter-personal skills of the students. An aspirant with a good personality is always preferred in the industry.

Program Duration 

Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) Degree extends over a period of four academic years spread across 8 Semesters. Each Semester comprises of 16 to 20 weeks of Lectures and Laboratory Practical. The Program being professional in nature, the students are required to undergo Internship. The Internship usually takes place in the Sixth Semester of the Program. The duration of the Internship may vary from four months to six months.

There are four core subjects in the Program, which are directly related to the Management and Operations of a Hotel. These subjects are – Front Office, Housekeeping, Food & Beverage Service and Food & Beverage Production. The core subjects have two parts: theory and practical. There are several non-core subjects which are essential for the students as they help them to understand the core subjects better. Non-core subjects include – Indian Constitution, Hospitality Communication, Environment and Public Health, Regional and Foreign Languages, Personality Development, Project Report Preparations, Human Resource Management &Development, Marketing of Hospitality Services, Hospitality Law, Entrepreneurship, and Hotel Accounting.  

Apart from the University Curriculum, value-added certificate programs to the students to minimize the gap between academics and the industry. Courses on HACCP, revenue management, soft skills, culinary skill development programs bartending, etc. are the most important according to industry requirements.