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About BHM

The Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) programme is a three-year undergraduate degree programme in hotel management. A few schools and institutes, such as WelcomGroup Graduate School of Hotel Management, Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, and others, also offer this programme for four years.


BHM Course Details




BHM Full Form

Bachelor of Hotel Management

BHM Course Duration

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

Age Criteria

Age limit between 19 - 21

Minimum Percentage


BHM Fees Incurred

INR 3 - 10 LPA

BHM Average Salary Offered

INR 3 - 5 LPA [Source: PayScale]

BHM Job 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



Eligibility for BHM


·       To be admitted to the BHM programme, you must satisfy the following eligibility requirements:

·       Your age should be between 19 and 22 years old (General Category). SC and ST applicants are given a 2-3 year reprieve.

·       You must have obtained or earned at least a 50% grade point average in 10+2 from a recognised board or equivalent.

·       If you are seeking for lateral entrance, you must have a minimum of a 50 percent score in a 3-year diploma in hotel management or an equivalent.

·       You must have finished your qualification with English as a required subject.

·       You should be able to communicate effectively.


BHM Admissions Procedure


BHM admissions are typically merit-based, however only a few universities and institutions administer their own aptitude exams. UPSEE, AIHMCT WAT, IIHM ECHAT, and other entrance tests may be required of you. 

The following three routes of entrance to this course are discussed in the section below


Entrance Exam Based Admission: A few colleges have their own aptitude tests at the college level, while certain national level entrance examinations are also held. Candidates who pass the examination are invited to counselling and group discussion sessions.

Admission based on merit: You can also apply for BHM colleges based on merit. Few of these merit-based BHM-providing schools accept applicants. You may apply to these universities both online and in person. You must fill out the form with your personal information, educational qualifications, and other information. After you have paid the application money in full, you must wait for the universities to disclose the merit list.

Lateral Entry Admission: This refers to admission directly into the second year of the programme you have chosen. You must have completed your diploma in the relevant subject for this. The qualifying standards for the same may vary from institute to institute, such as in WelcomGroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, where you must have a 3-year diploma in hotel management or equivalent after 10+2.


Entrance Exams for BHM


A large number of colleges and universities hold entrance exams to give admission to this programme. There are admission tests at both the national and collegiate levels. A few of them entry tests, along with crucial dates, are listed below:


Entrance Exam Name

Entrance Exam Overview

Application Period

Exam Date


National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology - Joint Entrance Examination (NCHMCT) is a state-level entrance exam offering admissions to various UG and PG courses. It is an online exam conducted by NTA. The exam duration is 3 hours and gets conducted in 49 different cities. 

5th February 2022

18 June, 2022


This is an online exam conducted by AIMA offering admissions to undergraduate courses. It is an offline test of 2 hours, applying for which you need to secure a minimum of 50% score in 10+2 from a recognized board or university. AIMA UGAT examination offers admission to numerous courses like BCA, BHM, B.Com, Integrated MBA, and other courses.

23rd December 2022

25 June 2022

UPSEE 2022

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE) is a state-level entrance examination for providing admissions to various postgraduate and undergraduate courses. It is an examination consisting of 150 questions of 4 marks each. Moreover, the paper is available in both Hindi and English language.

19Th March -27th March 2022

July 2022


Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology- Written Ability Test is a college-level entrance test. It is an online exam offering admission to the BHM course. It is a 3-hour duration test comprising 100 MCQ questions of 1 mark each. AIHMCT WAT exam is conducted in 26 different cities across India.

29th May 2022

30 June 2022


Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management (GNIHM JET)is a national Joint Entrance Test. Candidates seeking admission in this course can appear for this exam in the month of June. The exam is conducted in the Online mode to offer admission in courses like BHM, BSc. in Hospitality and Hotel Management, BHMCT, and many other courses.

25 May 2022

18 May 2022

BHM Syllabus

Year 1

Front Office Operations.


Basic Food & Beverage Service.

Basic Food & Beverage Production.

Food Microbiology and Nutrition.

Communication and Soft Skills. 

Fundamentals of Tourism & Tourism Products

Food & Beverage Service Operations

Food & Beverage Production

Hotel Engineering.

Basics of Computers.


Year 2

Advanced Front Office Operations

Hotel Housekeeping Operations

Food & Beverages Service Operations

Food & Beverage Production

Hospitality French

Hospitality Sales & Marketing


Industrial Exposure Training (IET).


Year 3

Front Office Management

Advanced Accommodation Operations

Advanced Food & Beverage Service Operations

Advanced Food & Beverage Production

Principals of Management

Hotel Accountancy

Food & Beverage Controls.

Advanced Food & Beverage Production

Hotel Law

Travel Agencies and Tour Operator Operations


BHM Course Eligibility, Admission Process



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