Hotel Manager - How to become a Hotel Manager?


Hotel Management industry is a fast growing sector in present age. A person who enjoy customer service field and develop a bond with them as well as with the employees you work with is a right person to work as a hotel Manager. A degree program which offers courses such hospitality, hotel and restaurant management, catering, and business administration will set a tough base for your career in hotel management. An important quality of an efficient Hotel Manager is that he/she needs to be able to work with different types of personalities as well as need to love to meet new people and interact with them. Customer service is a must in the hotel business. They need to be able to provide quality customer service as well as make the subordinates provide the same. Hotel Manager’s need to be efficient in both business as well employee management.

Who is eligible to apply?

There is large number of institute in India offering different courses as to build a career in Hotel Management industry. Experience of working in a hotel will also be useful.

Candidates looking for admission to the Hotel management courses in India must pass their +2 or equivalent examination with English as a subject. Those candidates having a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university may also apply. There are so many one year programs available in various institutions. Eligibility for one year courses are candidates should pass their 10th level.

Qualifying Exam

There are diploma, graduate and postgraduate courses in Hotel Management along with certificate courses. Following are some courses and certifications requires for a person to become a Hotel Manager in Hotel Industry:

  • 3-year Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • 4- Year Diploma in Hotel Management
  • B.A. in Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • 3-year degree Hotel Management
  • 1-year Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering (Qualification SSLC)
  • Bachelor degree in Hospitality and Catering Science
  • 3-year B.Sc in Hotel Management & Catering

How to prepare for exam and interview?

Admissions are strictly based on the performance of the students in the written admission test, and personal interview. The Hotel Management Entrance Examination is usually covers questions from Part 1: Test of Quantitative and Scientific Aptitude (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology,). Part 2 covers Test of Reasoning and Logical Deduction (Test of Reasoning), Part III: Test of General Knowledge (Indian Panorama, World Panorama) Part IV: Test of English (Basic Grammar, Vocabulary, and Service Aptitude). So the candidates have to mainly concentrate on these papers to pass the Entrance test. Next section is personal Interview. The Questions will be asks related to Hotel Management industry. Candidates have to answer the questions very courageously. Take benefit of work-study programs offered by many colleges so that you will increase your knowledge in Hotel industry and it will helps you to become a successful Hotel Manager.



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One Response to “Hotel Manager - How to become a Hotel Manager?”

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    I’ve completed my graduation (BCA) now i want to make a career
    in hotel management.Please can you tell me how to get there.
    And one more thing,i want to ask is there any age limit.

    Please reply.