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Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) is a 4 year program spreading over 8 semesters. This course covers the fundamental of Hotel management, Food and Beverage production, Hospitality management, Office and Housekeeping management along with familiarizing the students with the multi dimension of hospitality industry. The course is both theoretical and practical in nature. It is the course of 120 credit hours consisting of 2000 marks. There occurs regular interns and job placement during the study period. From this also, we can assume the prospects of BHM in the job market. This is one of the fields whose scope is growing extensively day by day. The hotel management is a very dazzling, colorful and challenging career. Front desk, housekeeping, room boy, bell boy, customer service, travel, ticketing, marketing, tour guides, bus operators are among few prospects of studying Bachelors in Hospitality management, commonly known as Bachelors in Hotel Management
Hotel Management is a rewarding career indeed. In Asian perspective, salary of Food and Beverage Manager on an average is 4.5 lakhs rupees a month, Front Office Manager earns almost 4 lakhs, Housekeeper 4 Lakhs, Executive chef 7 lakhs and the salary of a General Manager on an average is 10 lakh a month. Talking of Nepal, F & B Manager Salary in five stars Hotel is at least 1.5 lakh a month, Executive Housekeeper and Front Office Manager also earn around 1.5 lakhs. An executive chef of a five star Hotel in Nepal gets around 3-4 lakhs a month and General Manager’s salary is up to 6 lakhs. So, it’s really rewarding financially.
Nepal could be a hub for Hospitality Education. In the recent years there are the inquire from the students from India, China, Bangladesh, Srilanka, Bhutan, Maldives and many other Asian Countries to study Hospitality in Nepal.
A Hospitality Management student must possess a good personality, must be dynamic and physically smart. Dynamic in the sense that he/she must be able to communicate with people from different countries in the world.If weare working in the reception, we will be conversing with Japanese speaking English, Germans speaking English and even Spanish speaking English. Therefore, the anticipation of what the guest would speak is necessary. A Hotel management student has to be an all rounder. He/she must be smart, intelligent, looking forward, having positive attitude and a problem solver as there are several guest problems come across in the Hotels every day. Talking about Nepal, according to the data of Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN) there are 2500 Hotels employing 3 lakhs people. Calculating the retirement rate at 10 percent, 30 thousand people are retiring every year. So, 30 thousand people are required each year by Nepalese Hotel Industry only.
Look at the infrastructure; see the success rate of placement of graduates and interact with the faculty members as well as the past students before making a decision. Parents must also be aware of the facts of Hospitality industry before they help in making this important decision as they are the investors.
There are about 40 Hotel Management colleges and around 100 smaller vocational Hotel training institutes in Nepal. The total number comes around 150 institutions for Hotel management education all over Nepal. They are producing six to seven thousand people every year.
List of colleges offering BHM course in TU: