Hotel Management is a contemporary professional course with good placement chances. The field requires good communication skills as well as a good personality. Chandigarh University (CU) is proving the opportunity for the students to make a good career in the sphere of Hotel Management.

Chandigarh University was established in 2012 and it is the youngest university that is being awarded grade “A+” by NAAC. Institute of CU, University Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management (UITHM) offers admission to the bachelor courses in hotel management. 

UITHM has been ranked 7th among the Top Pvt. Hotel Management Institutes of North India by the Indian The Week magazine and ranked 44th among Top Hotel Management Institutes (Pan India in Both Govt. & Pvt. Colleges). Check – Chandigarh University Rankings

UITHM has its industry collaboration with IHG, Taj and Cox and Kings which helps the students to learn more efficiently. 

Currently, the institute offers admission to 5 B.Sc courses focusing on hotel management and at the post-graduation level, MBA in Tourism and Management is offered. Check – Chandigarh University Admissions 

Chandigarh University conducts its entrance examination, Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for admitting students to the above mentioned courses.

CAT/CMAT/GMAT/MAT/CUCET qualified candidates can pursue MBA Tourism and Hospitality Management.

The placement record for Hotel Management is increasing every year. A total of 106 International & National chains of Hotels, Airlines and Tour & Travel Management companies selected 294 students from UITHM at Chandigarh University.

Chandigarh University Hotel Management Highlight: 

The Week magazine Ranking 7th among North India 44th in Pan India
NAAC Grade A+
Duration UG: 3 Years PG: 2 Years
No. of Specializations B.Sc: 5
No. of placement offers 106+
Students Placed  294
Highest Package INR 18 LPA

Courses offered:

The University grants admission to the 5 B.Sc courses and an MBA course. Following are the courses:

Course Specializations
B.Sc Hotel and Hospitality Management 
Travel and Tourism Management
Airlines and Airport Management
Culinary Art
Hospitality and Hotel Administration affiliated by NCHMCT
MBA Tourism and Hospitality Management

Admission Process:

Admission to the B.Sc courses will be according to the performance in the CUCET. 

B.Sc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration is an NCHMCT affiliated course. Admission to the course can be based on the performance in the NCHMCT JEE. The institute also offers direct admission.

CAT/CMAT/GMAT/MAT/CUCET qualified candidates can pursue MBA Tourism and Hospitality Management.


  • Higher Secondary Examination (10+2 ) qualified students can apply for the undergraduate programme.
  • Any graduation degree holder is eligible for admission to the MBA course.


Hotel Management is witnessing a huge placement growth within a few years. Walt Disney has placed the students of UITHM for consecutive 5 years. 

The highest salary package offered in the previous year is INR 18 LPA by Walt Disney, USA. 

343 recruiters have participated this year for placement, which is 30% more than the last year. The Oberoi Group, The Grand, JW Mariott, Radisson, ITC Group of Hotels and Hotel Taj are among the major recruiters of Hotel Management students. 

Whereas, Vistara, Indigo, Jet Airlines, Cox & King recruiter of Airlines-Tourism are the top recruiters for the students of Airlines and Tourism.

Check – Chandigarh University Placements

Placement Highlights:

  • 106 MNC’s select 294 students during campus placements. 
  • 24 Five Star International & National Chain of Hotels select 53 students.
  • 41 students were hired by Walt Disney this year.
  • A total of 104 offers were made in the field of Food Production (Chef) with the highest package offered of 4.1 LPA
  • 127 offers were made in the field of F&B Services and Front Office in which the highest package offered touched 6 LPA.
  • In the Airlines and Tourism Management department a total of 52 offers were made and the highest package offered is 3.92 LPA.

Based on the 280 students’ review at Collegedunia, Placement of the University is one of the attraction points for the students to enroll.