Hotel management and Catering: Career scope, Courses offered, Job roles & Salaries

There are various career options in the HMC course. Candidates wanting to have a career in this field should know how to go about the same.

Hotel management and Catering: Career scope, Courses offered, Job roles & Salaries
Divyosha Banda | Jul 28, 2021 - 5:35 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Candidates wanting to pursue a career in the hotel management and catering field must know what to do after completing the 12th standard. The basic eligibility criteria to pursue this course is to qualify in 10+2 with a certain percentage. The major job fields in the hospitality sector include hotels, resorts, fast food chains, restaurants, etc. aspirants will then be employed in any of the above-mentioned sectors.

Scope of pursuing hotel management and catering course

There is a huge scope of this course in India and other countries too. Those who wish to make their career abroad can opt for this programme. With an increase in globalization, the hotel chain is also spreading widely.

Courses offered

  • There are quite many courses available in the hotel management field, such as:

  • Diploma in Hotel Management

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Hotel Management

  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management

  • BA (Hons) in Hotel Management

  • BBA in Hotel Management

  • Master of Science in Hotel Management

  • MBA in Hotel Management

  • Certificate Courses in Hotel and Catering Management

Eligibility criteria

For certificate courses: You can pursue these courses after completing the 12th class.

For diploma courses: You must pass class 1oth or 12th with at least 40 per cent marks and must have English as a compulsory subject.

For undergraduate degree: You must be 12th passed with at least 50 per cent marks and must have English as a compulsory subject.

For postgraduate degree: The basic eligibility for this is having 45 per cent marks in graduation from a recognized university.

Career in Hotel Management and Catering: Job opportunities and Salary

After pursuing any course in this field, there will be job opportunities such as Cafeteria, Airline Catering (flight kitchen) and Cabin Services, Club management, Cruise Ship Hotel Management, Hospital administration and catering, Hotel and Tourism Associations, Hospitality services in the Indian Navy, Forest Lodges, Guest Houses, resorts, Kitchen Management Catering departments of railways, banks, armed forces, shipping companies, etc.

Job Roles

  • Kitchen Supervisor

  • Assistant Manager/Restaurant Manager

  • Guest Relation Executive (GRE)

  • Assistant Guest Delight Manager

  • Restaurant Captain

  • Chef

  • Housekeeping Associate/Team leader

Taj Group of Hotels

Job Profile

Salary Offered

Median Salary Offered

Restaurant Manager

2,72,455 - 870,185

4,04,400

Sous Chef

2,92,362 - 1,001,181

511,995

Executive Chef

253,707 - 3,234,931

970,368

ITC Hotels

Job Profile

Salary Offered (in Rs.)

Median Salary Offered (in Rs.)

Assistant Sales Manager

234,046 - 718,230

415,628

Duty Manager

205,887 - 560,632

303,177

Hyatt Hotels

Job Profile

Salary Offered

Median Salary Offered

Executive Housekeeper

318,761 - 4,524,521

515,720

Executive Chef

2,73,063 - 2,647,860

970,368

Marriott International, Inc.

Job Profile

Salary Offered (in Rs.)

Median Salary Offered (in Rs.)

Duty Manager

222,491-654,403

303,177

General Manager (Hotel)

850,691-6,824,439

1,196,985

The Leela Group of Hotels

Job Profile

Salary Offered

Median Salary Offered

Account Manager Sales

422,541 - 838,264

637,322

Assistant Front Office Manager

263,038 - 1,168,262

331,183

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