LIST OF TOP HOTEL MANAGEMENT COLLEGES IN BANGALORE BASED ON 2021 RANKING

By Akanksha Gupta
Content Curator

The global boom in the travel and tourism industry has significantly opened a multitude of avenues for employment in the hospitality sector. Students pursuing hotel management courses are being hired not only in the hotel operations and management roles but also as culinary experts, retail and luxury segment management in the lifestyle sector as well.

  • There are a total of 25 hotel management colleges in Bangalore, out of which 20 are private and 5 are public.
  • In all of the colleges, the Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology is considered as the best hotel management college.
  • Other top colleges in hotel management are Department of Hotel Management, T. John College, Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, and Department of Hotel Management, Christ University.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: Rankings

Various institutes are ranked by various agencies based on certain categories like country-wise, state-wise, city-wise, etc. Top hotel management colleges in Bangalore are ranked by agencies like Outlook magazine, The Week, and India Today.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: Outlook Rankings

In association with Drshti Strategic Research Services, Outlook magazine has released a list of top 30 hotel management colleges in India. The rankings are based on parameters like selection process and institute profile, academics, student exposure, infrastructure, and placement. Following pie chart shows the weightage of each parameter in the determination of the institute ranking:

Outlook Rankings Parameters and Weightage

Following colleges from Bangalore have been named by the Outlook magazine in the list of top hotel management colleges in Bangalore:

College Name

Outlook Ranking 2019

Outlook Ranking 2018

Change

Average Annual Fees

Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

6

6

0

INR 1,88,870

Department of Hotel Management, T. John College

13

12

-1

INR 1,43,700

2 hotel management colleges from Bangalore feature in the list of top 20 hotel management colleges in India.

  • Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology is ranked as the best hotel management college in Bangalore.
  • According to Outlook magazine, the Army Institute of Hotel Management has is among the top 5 hotel management colleges in India in terms of placements.
  • In terms of selection process and institute profile, T. John Colleges has been ranked among the top 10 hotel management colleges in India, higher than the Army Institute of Hotel Management.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: The Week Rankings

Hotel Management colleges in India are reviewed and surveyed by the Week Magazine in partnership with Hansa Research and the list of top hotel management colleges is released annually.

Following is a list of hotel management colleges in Bangalore:

College Name

The Week Ranking 2019

The Week Ranking 2018

Change

Average Annual Fees

Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition

4

4

0

INR 1,06,000

Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

14

12

-2

INR 1,80,000

Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences

16

14

-2

INR 3,34,000

Department of Hotel Management, T. John College

27

20

-7

INR 1,40,000

International Institute of Hotel Management

43

33

-10

INR 1,88,000

KLE Society’s Institute of Hotel Management

46

38

-8

INR 2,00,000

6 colleges in Bangalore have been ranked among the top 50 hotel management colleges in India.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: India Today Rankings

India Today magazine conducted a survey of top colleges in the country in partnership with Delhi based Marketing and Development Research Associates. Given below are the rankings of the same:

College Name

India Today Ranking 2019

India Today Ranking 2018

Change

Average Annual Fees

Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition

4

4

0

INR 1,06,000

Department of Hotel Management, Christ University

11

8

-3

INR 1,20,000

AIMS Institute

21

17

-4

INR 1,80,000

Department of Hotel Management, T. John College

29

24

-5

INR 1,40,000

KLE Society's Institute of Hotel Management

33

NP

-

INR 2,00,000

School of Professional Studies, Garden City University

39

NP

-

INR 1,55,000

International Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore

50

NP

-

INR 1,88,000

Based on the industry parameters, following colleges from Bangalore were included in the list of 50 top Hotel Management Colleges in India:

  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition was ranked among the top 5 hotel management colleges in India. 
  • Faculty of Hospitality Management And Catering Technology, M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences which was ranked 13 in 2018, is not on the list of top hotel management colleges this year.
  • Among other parameters, rankings were determined based on the lowest tuition fee.

8 Hotel Management colleges from Bangalore are included in the list of top hotel management colleges in 2019.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: ROI (Return on Investment)

The return on investment is calculated based on average annual salary package/ tuition fees for the entire course. This is an effective benchmark for judging the value for money for pursuing the hotel management course from top hotel management colleges.

College NameAverage Annual FeesAverage Placement PackageROI
AIMS InstitutesINR 1,60,000INR 3,90,000243.75%
  • Based on a survey conducted by India Today for 2019 Rankings, AIMS Institutes has emerged as the best hotel management college in Bangalore and 2nd best hotel management college all over India, in terms of the highest average salary package. The average salary package of AIMS Institutes in 2019 was INR 3,90,094.
  • In terms of the cost of pursuing the course, AIMS Institutes was ranked as the best hotel management college in Bangalore with the Return on Investment score as 2.43. The return on investment is calculated based on average annual salary package/ tuition fees for the entire course.
  • In the year 2018, AIMS Institutes was ranked 2nd among the top hotel management colleges in India in terms of return on investment with a score of 2.01, Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition was the next best college in Bangalore in terms of return on investment with a score of 1.2.
  • In the year 2018, the Department of Hotel Management, Christ College, and Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition were featured among the top 5 hotel management colleges in India with the highest average salary package. 

The following chart compares the return on investment (ROI) score of AIMS Institutes over the past two years:

AIMS Institutes_ ROI Score

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: Admission Process

There are a total of 19 private and 5 public hotel management colleges in Bangalore. The following chart shows the distribution of private and government hotel management colleges in Bangalore:

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore

The majority of the hotel management colleges in Bangalore admit students on merit basis but there are colleges that demand IIHM eChat and AIHMCT WAT exam score.

AIMS Institutes

As per the survey and research conducted by India Today magazine, AIMS Institutes has been declared at the top hotel management college in Bangalore with the highest annual salary package.

  • The course offered by the college is the Bachelor of Hotel Management for a period of 4 years.
  • Top recruiters include top hotel chains like the Taj group, Sheraton, Holiday Inn, Marriot, Hilton, Crowne Plaza, Ritz Carlton, Le Meridian, Hyatt, Shangri La, IHG, Radisson and Novotel.
  • The average salary package of AIMS Institutes for the 2018-2019 batch was INR 3,90,094 LPA.

Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition

One of the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore, Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition has maintained a good placement record every year. 

  • The Fern, The Taj Group, Ramada, Accor Hotels, Marriot, The Lalit, Lemon Tree,  Leela Hotels, Hilton Hotels, OYO, IHG and Oberoi Hotels are among the top recruiters from the college.
  • In the year 2017-18, out of the total 170 students completing the course, 159 students were placed and the remaining 28 students opted for higher studies.
  • The highest salary package offered was from Dyson at INR 5.07 LPA and the highest package from Accor Group was INR 3.9 LPA.

Following table shows the placement statistics in Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition from 2017-18:

Annual Salary Package

CTC 

Highest 

INR 5.07 LPA

Average

INR 3.1 LPA

Lowest

INR 1.8 LPA

Department of Hotel Management, T. John College

T. John college was started by Dr. Thompson P John in 1993 and its Department of Hotel Management has gained a reputation as one of the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore. 

  • The Bachelor of Hotel Management course is spread over 4 years.
  • The top recruiters hiring at this college include national and international hotels like Chancellory Pavillion, Ritz Carlton, Monterey Plaza Hotel USA, OYO, and Avasa.
  • Annual fees to be paid at the time of admission INR 98,000 and the total fees for the entire course paid over 4 years are INR 4,13,000.

Department of Hotel Management, Christ University

Established in the year 1969, Christ  University is a deemed university. It is one of the premier institutes of India imparting multi-disciplinary education to students from all over India.

  • The Bachelor of Hotel Management course is offered at this college for a duration of 4 years.
  • The college admits 60 students to this course every year. 
  • The application process starts in December.
  • BHM entrance test is conducted for admission of students from all over Indi. The shortlisted candidate has to go through the three-step selection process of skill assessment, micro presentation and personal interview in Bangalore.
  • Annual fees to be paid at the time of admission is INR 1,50,000 and the total fees to be paid over a period of 4 years is INR 6,30,000.
  • Students have been recruited in luxury hotel chains like JW Marriot, Le Meridian, and Shangri La.
  • The college also has industry collaboration with IHG Hotels and Hilton hotel worldwide.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: Entrance Exam Wise

Every college has its individual admission process, with most colleges conducting entrance tests and/or personal interviews for the selection of students. Following are some of the important entrance tests for admission to the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore:

Entrance Exam

Description

NCHMCT JEE 

National Council of Hotel Management Joint Entrance Exam for admission to B.Sc in Hospitality Administration course offered by Institutes of Hotel Management all over India.

AIHMCT WAT

Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Written Admission Test is open only for students with parents from army background. 

BHM Entrance Test

All India entrance test conducted for admission to Bachelor of Hotel Management course at Christ University.

IIHM eChat

Electronic Common Hospitality Admission Test conducted by the International Institute of Hotel Management for admission to all campuses in India and abroad.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: Placement Wise

In 2018, the following colleges in Bangalore were ranked among the top 5 hotel management colleges on the basis of the highest average annual salary package:

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore_India Today Ranking 2018

The stream in Hotel Management you choose matters a lot and depends on the college as various colleges have reputations for specific streams. Check the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore stream-wise by clicking on the links below:

Top Hotel Management Colleges in MangaloreTop Hotel Management Colleges in Mysore
Top Hotel Management Colleges in ManipalTop Hotel Management College in Belgaum

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Bangalore: FAQs

Ques. Which hotel management college is best in Bangalore?

Ans. Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition is the best hotel management college in Bangalore.

Ques. Which is the best government hotel management college in Bangalore?

Ans. Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition is the best government hotel management college in Bangalore.

Ques. Which is the best private hotel management college in Bangalore?

Ans. AIMS Institutes is the best private hotel management college in Bangalore in terms of placement and value for money.

Ques. What is the process of admission to the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore?

Ans. In order to get admission to the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore, you need to appear for their respective entrance tests and go through individual selection processes.

Ques. When does the admission open of top hotel management colleges in Bangalore?

Ans.  The admission process starts as early as February with the application forms released by every college. For more information kindly view the application form release dates of individual colleges.

Ques. What are the criteria for selection in the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore?

Ans. Selection to the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore is based on performance in the entrance test as well as personal interviews.

Ques. What documents will be required at the time of admissions to the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore?

Ans. Basic documents required at the time of admission to the hotel management colleges in Bangalore include:

  • Identity proof, proof of payment of application fees
  • Entrance test scores
  • Class X mark sheet, Class XII marks sheet and passing certificate of school
  • Passport size photograph

Some colleges require specific documents about which students are intimated prior to admission procedure.

Ques. Which hotel management colleges in Bangalore is has the most affordable fee structure?

Ans. Department of Hotel Management, T. John College has the most affordable fee structure followed by the Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition.

Ques. Which hotel management college in Bangalore has the best placement packages?

Ans. AIMS Institutes has been ranked by India Today as the top hotel management college in Bangalore with the highest average salary package offered at the time of placement. According to the date published by the Outlook Magazine, Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology and Department of Hotel Management, T. John College are the top hotel management colleges in Bangalore with good placements.

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