National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India)

Post Graduate Diploma in
Accommodation Operations & Management

3 Semesters
1.5 year(s) course

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About the Course

The course is open to all graduates, admissions for which are done individually by each institute that offer the program. The one and a half year course prepares students to learn how hotels are managed with regards to the rooms division operations and housekeeping of the property. The course supplements knowledge gathered during graduation and how it can be implemented in the hospitality industry. Techniques on how to manage staff and maintain proper accounting of hotel operations are taught during the two semester period. The course prepares students to join as supervisors in small and mid-sized hotels. 

The course is delivered in two semesters of 17 weeks each. Between the two semesters students are sent on industry exposure of four weeks to familiarise themselves with the hotel environment while 16 weeks of industrial training is mandatory after completion of the second semester. to provide students with a feel of the hotel working environment. 

Career Opportunities

Several hotels and ancillary industry visit institutes for campus recruitment. Meritorious students are offered jobs in the Housekeeping and Front Office departments of hotels. Some also join the HR, Sales and Marketing teams. Besides leading hotel chains, State Tourism Development Corporations, Railways, Travel companies and retail outlets also recruit our students. Jobs are offered at middle management and at supervisory level where the incumbent would be expected to manage other staff members.

Eligibility for Admission

Graduates from any stream are eligible to apply. Institutes of Hotel Management release advertisements during June/July each year calling for applications which are screened based on merit. Maximum age limit is 25 years as on 1st July of the year. English is the medium of instructions. Reservations are made as per Government of India policies.

Course Fees

Course Fee: Please check with respective Institutes.

Institutes & Seats Availability

Total Seats Available : 120

Central Government IHMs     (Total Seat : 120)

Name City Phone / Email / Website Seats Available
Institute of Hotel Management Bhubaneswar 0674-2581241
Institute of Hotel Management Gwalior 0751-2471477
Institute of Hotel Management Hyderabad 040-27427898
Institute of Hotel Management Kolkata 033-24014218
Institute of Hotel Management Pusa N. Delhi 011-25842429


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