Master in Business Administration (MBA)with specialization in Hospitality is a 2 yearpostgraduate degree course which has average fees from Rs. 2 Lakh to 3 Lakh. The eligibility of this course is Bachelor’s Degree in any stream with 50% marks along with entrance test.After completion of this course candidate can earn a healthy remuneration from Rs. 3 Lakh to Rs. 5 Lakh per annum in hotel industry.
Hospitality is a field of servicing the guests with the positive attitude and customer service skills. This course is designed to improve the core business skills, leadership qualities to produce highly motivated and efficient hotel staff members in the nation.
MBA Hospitality degree holders can get placed in government and public sectors in leading hotels and restaurants where they work as Front office manager, Sales manager, Catering manager etc.
The hospitality sector is categorized and divided as per the skills required in various departments such as accommodation, food &beverage, meeting &events, gaming& entertainment, tourism services, and visitorinformation.
Hotel industry is onedomain which requires specialization in servicing the customers and guests and MBA (Hospitality) can be a source of producing such professionals who have skills to identify customer’s needs and demands.
MBA Hospitality has a great deal of topics to teach to thestudents opting for this program. Being able to work in multi-dimensional environment where healthcare organizations operate is an essential topic taught to the students in this course. Personality development is another main objective of the program, which is beneficial for students in each and every sector. Students also learn about finance related topics.
Individuals interested in food management, evaluation of relationships between consumers and service providers can chose MBA Hospitality and those willing to make a career in hotels, restaurants and like to cater guests on priority basis can also opt for MBA Hospitality.
Students who possess strong verbal and non-verbal communication skillsare likely excel in this field.
The duration of the course is 2 years (4 semesters) after completing undergraduation in any discipline.
Many Hotel Management colleges in India offer MBA Hospitality and similar courses which have expert faculty and great infrastructure. Some of the top colleges are:
Gesto Culinary and Hospitality Academy
Esquire Academy of Management
Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology
Achariya School of Business and Technology
Biyani Institute of Science and Management
Institute of Business and Hotel Management
IGNOU MBA in Hospitality Management is a combined regular and distance MBA program offered in collaboration with the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India.
.Students who score minimum 50% marks in Bachelor courses are eligible for MBA Hospitality Management.
To seek admission in MBA Hospitality Management, the admission process followed in some colleges is merit based, while some colleges conduct an entrance test followed by an interview round.
Amity Universityconducts an Amity written test on the day of interview or gives admission on the basis of CAT/XAT, GMAT, NMAT. Weightage of these Entrance Examination is 75%, 70% and 500 respectively.
CAT:Common Admission Test (CAT) is an exam conducted for admission to MBA programs in many Management colleges in India. The skills tested in this exam are Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal and Reading Comprehension. The exam is generally carried out in the month of November.
GMAT: Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is another exam conducted for admission to MBA programs. Students are screened on the basis of Analysis of an Argument, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal skills.
All these stages (entrance exams, group discussions and personal interview) determine the selection of the students in MBA Hospitality.
For admission to IGNOU, exam is conducted by Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI).