Hotel management offers a variety of careers. One can opt for front office management which is generally known as reception services, or food beverage management also known as F&B, or take up kitchen services that is one can aspire to become a chef who is in-charge of the entire menu that is offered by a particular hotel or restaurant or take up housekeeping services.
Each branch has its charm and can lead to good positions as one put in experience. But one should also be aware that hotel management jobs call for long hours of hard work. At all times one need to be cheerful and do job with utmost care and caution. This is because hotels deal with guests and clients who come from the upper strata of society and should be shown courtesy and respect. All their requirements are to be fulfilled without any hindrance.
Institute of Hotel Management, Hyderabad offers several courses in hotel and catering management.
Craftsmanship Course in Food & Beverage Service (six months)/Food Production (18 months)
Eligibility is S.S.C or equivalent with English as one of the subjects.
Age: 22 years for General category & 25 years for SC/ST category. Admission is done by the Institute itself as per the norms of the Council, based on the qualifying marks and interview marks.
Notification for the course is published in May/June in local newspapers.
Subjects for Food Production taught are -Cookery; Larder; Bakery & Patisserie; Costing; Hygiene; Equipment Maintenance. Training for 20 weeks in star hotels. Subjects for Food & Beverage Service taught are -Food Service; Beverage Service; Pantry Operation. Industrial training for 1month in star hotels.
Three-year B.Sc. Programme in Hospitality & Hotel Administration
Eligibility is 10+2 or equivalent. Candidates appearing in qualifying examination at the time of entrance are also eligible to apply provisionally. The candidates selected provisionally will not be allowed to join/continue in case they fail in 10+2 examination.
Age limit: 22 years for General category & 25 years for SC/ST category. Selection is through a common examination conducted by The National Council, followed by centralized counseling for allotment of Institute.
Admission notification is issued during February/March in Employment News & other major newspapers.
Subjects taught are- Food Production; Food & Beverage Service; Accommodation Operation; Front Office and other ancilliary subjects: Accounting; Communication; Hotel Maintenance; Nutrition; Food Science; Computers; Law; Marketing Management; Prinicples of Management; Financial Management; Facility Planning; Business Policy; Managerial Economics and Project Work.
During the second year students get an industrial training for of 20 weeks in star hotels.
Institute of Hotel Management
F’ Row, Durgabai Deshmukh Colony
Hyderabad – 500007
Web site: http://www.ihmhyd.org
Blooms College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology offers three-year bachelor's degree in Hotel Management & Catering Technology (Affiliated to OU). Eligibility is 10+2.
Blooms College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
Om Nager, Langar House
Niraj College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology offers three-year Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management & Catering Technology (Affiliated to OU) Eligibility is 10+2.
Niraj College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
44, Uma Nagar
Kundan Bagh Area
Culinary Academy of India, Hyderabad, offers Bachelor of Catering Technology and Culinary Arts This course offers intensive and complete training in classic techniques of professional cooking, ands on instruction of basic cooking, baking and presentation skills and the required theoretical knowledge. The course structure is divided into one year and four Semesters.
The academy is affiliated to the Osmania University & approved by Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education.
Course fee is around Rs 40,000. Students will have to incurr additional expenditure for uniforms journals and working lunch.
Eligibility: Candidate should be 17 years at the time of admission. Demonstrate competency in English. Selection is through written test, GD & Personal Interview.
Application Form can be got from academy’s Administration Office on payment of RS. 500/- in cash or D.D. drawn in favour of Paragon Educational Society, payable at Hyderabad.
Begumpet, Hyderabad – 16.
Web site: http://www.iactchefacademy.com