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BHM-Bachelor of Hotel Management

Bachelor of Hotel Management is an undergraduate program. It conveys knowledge about disparate skills and fundamentals of hospitality and its different sectors. They have studied about the hotel industry as a whole and have ample knowledge about other crucial factors such as hospitality, public relations, customer service, sales, marketing and others.

Students must have good communication and organizational skills. They should have a pleasant personality and an ability to interact with people. They make them feel comfortable. BHM courses are usually divided into six to eight semesters. 

Course Highlight:



Full Form

Bachelor of Hotel Management


Course Duration of Bachelor of Hotel Management [BHM] is 3 Years.


Age limit between 19 - 21

Minimum Percentage


Subjects Required


Average Fees Incurred

INR 3 - 10 lakhs per annum

Similar Options of Study

BHSM, B.Sc (Hotel Management)

Average Salary Offered

INR 3 - 6 lakhs per annum

Distance Education/Correspondence/Online


Distance Education College

Acharya Nagarjuna University, Trinity College of Hotel Management

Top Universities 

WelcomGroup Graduate School of Hotel Management, Department of Hotel Management Christ University, AIMS Institutes, and other popular universities and colleges

Employment Roles

General Manager - Hotel, HR Manager, Executive Chef, Restaurant Manager, Duty Manager, Front Desk Receptionist, Executive Housekeeper etc.

Placement Opportunities

The Taj Group of Hotels, Marriott International, Inc., ITC Hotels, The Oberoi, The Leela, Hyatt Hotels, Radisson, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard by Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, LLC etc

Popular Courses after BHM

MHM, PG Diploma in Hotel Management, MBA Executive, MBA Event Management, and others.

Required Skill Set for BHM:

To make a career in hotel management candidates need to own a service minded point of view.

Ability to adjust in a crowd/different circumstances

Outgoing personality

Pleasant personality

Polite demeanour

Flair for creativity

Customer-oriented approach


Willingness to work long and odd hours


Ability to be committed and dedicated to a task


Good listener

BHM Eligibility Criteria:

Admission Process:

BHM Entrance Exams:

  1. National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology [NCHMCT]
  2. International Institute of Hotel Management [IIHM] conducts an Electronic Common Hotel Admission Test [eCHAT]
  3. Under Graduate Aptitude Test [UGAT]
  4. Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination Hotel Management [UPSEE BHMCT]
  5. Maharashtra Hotel Management Common Entrance Test [MAH HM CET]
  6. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Hotel Management [WBJEE HM]

Course Curriculum for BHM:

The subjects taught in BHM courses differ from college to college. The BHM course is offered at some colleges as a three-year programme while at some it is a four-year course.

Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Industry

Food & Beverage Service

Food Production

Front Office Operations

Business Communication

Accommodation Operation


Hospitality Accounting

Accommodation Management

Hospitality Information Systems

Food Science & Nutrition

Corporate Finance

Global Food Trends

Food Safety Management Systems

Human Resources Management

Travel & Tourism

Hospitality Facility Planning

Hospitality Marketing

Indian Heritage & Culture

Business Law and Ethics

Environment Sustainability

Entrepreneurship Development

Foreign Language (any one)


There are some theory subjects, candidates who pursue BHM course also need to attempt and clear practical papers in subjects such as Food Production, Front Office, Food & Beverage Service and HouseKeeping.

Top Colleges:

Institute Name

Admission Process

Type of Institute

Average Fee

WelcomGroup Graduate School of Hotel Management, Karnataka



INR 14.42 Lakhs

Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Bangalore

AIHMCT WAT Entrance Exam


INR 7 Lakhs

Department of Hotel Management Christ University, Bangalore


Deemed to be University

INR 5 Lakhs

AIMS Institutes, Bangalore



INR 4.8 Lakhs

Amity University, Lucknow



INR 6 Lakhs

Oriental School of Hotel Management, Wayanad

Entrance Exam Based


INR 3.13 Lakhs

KLE Society's Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore

PUC and 10+2


INR 1 Lakh

Garden City University, Bangalore

Entrance Exam Based


INR 6.15 Lakhs

International Institute of Hotel Management, Ahmedabad



INR 5.82 Lakhs

Distance Education:

A Bachelor of Hotel Management course can also be chased from distance learning. 




Total Fee

Acharya Nagarjuna University

Andhra Pradesh

INR 35,865

Trinity College of Hotel Management


INR 2.4 Lakhs

MaharshiDayanand University


INR 96,000

Benefits of distance education :


BHM syllabus covers subjects related to nutrition, hotel accountancy, facility planning, food safety, and other subjects. The BHM course duration is normally 3 years comprising 6 semesters 

Semester 1

Semester 2

Hotel Engineering


Foundation Course in Food Production-I


Foundation Course in Front Office-I


Foundation Course in Food and Beverage Service-I

Foundation Course in Tourism

Application of Computers

Foundation Course in Food Production-II

Principles of Food Science

Foundation Course in Front Office-II

Foundation Course in Accommodation Operations-I

Foundation Course in Food and Beverage Service-II


Foundation Course in Accommodation Operations-II

Semester 3

Semester 4

Food Production Operations

Human Resource Management

Front Office Operations

Management in Tourism

Food and Beverage Operations

Industrial Training

Accommodation Operations

Communication Skills in English

Food Safety and Quality


Research Methodology


Hotel Accountancy


Food and Beverage Control


Semester 5 and Semester 6

Facility Planning

Food and Beverage Management

Front Office Management

Accommodation Management

Advanced Food Operations Management

Strategic Management

Advanced Food and Beverage Operations

Financial Management

Research Project

Guest Lectures

Job Profiles :

Job Profile


Average Salary Offered

Kitchen Chef

They basically prepare food for hotels.Their role is to plan the dining menu, manage the kitchen, waiters, and other managing other things.

INR 2.95 Lakhs

Front Desk Officer

They oversees employees performances and makes decisions that are in line with policies of the organization

INR 3.06 Lakhs

Accounting Manager

They keep a look at the accounting transactions of the firm

INR 7.16 Lakhs

Executive Housekeepers

They perform the short and long term planning and management of the hotel’s operations.

INR 4.75 Lakhs

Catering Officer

They are responsible for the day-to-day running of food services.

INR 5.09 Lakhs

Cabin Crew

Their role is to assure the comfort and safety of air passengers.

INR 5.09 Lakhs

Top Recruiters:

Ambassador Group of Hotels

Mansingh Group of Hotels

Oberoi Group of Hotels

Sarovar Park Group of Hotels

Sinclairs Group of Hotels

Best Western Group of Hotels

Casino Group of Hotels

Clarks Group of Hotels

Fortune Park Group of Hotels

ITDC Group of Hotels

Jaypee Group of Hotels

K Raheja Group of Hotels

Le Meridien Group of Hotels

Taj Group of Hotels

Tulip Star Group of Hotels

Welcome Heritage Group of Hotels

Holiday Inn Group of Hotels

HRH Group of Hotels

ITC Group of Hotels

Accor Hotels