Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
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Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (Kathmandu University)

Bachelor in Hospitality and Tourism Management (BHTM) is an undergraduate degree program offered by Kathmandu University (KU), under the faculty of Hospitality and Tourism. BHTM in KU is a practice oriented and industry relevant4 year program divided into eight semesters covering a total of 132 credit hours, in which 6 credit hours i.e. a minimum period of 6 monthsis for an internship program. Internship can be done in any business, industrial, governmental or non-governmental organization related to hotel, restaurants, accommodations, travel agency, trekking agency, and airlines. This BHTM course provides both theoretical and practical understanding to the students to empower them with the proficient knowledge of operations and management in the hospitality and tourism industry. This degree focuses to develop an entrepreneur skill in the hospitality field and provide students an opportunity to work in travel and tourism sector professionally and successfully.

List of colleges offering BHTM in KU

Nepal College of Management (NCM), Dhobighat, Lalitpur,

Tel: 5540752 / 5540753, GPO Box: 1138,  Email:

Little Angels’ College of Management (LACM), Hattiban, Lalitpur

Tel: 5250123, Fax: 5250888, Email:


  • To provide theoretical and practical knowledge to the students for proper handling, managing and planningof the hospitality and tourism sector
  • To produce the human resources with a high levelof executive and entrepreneurial knowledge and professional skills for the improvement ofthe hospitality and  tourism industry of our nation
  • To develop competent and dedicated human resources who can set principles for quality assurance of the services offered in hospitality and tourism industry
  • To produce professional and successful managers and executives who can carry out and execute plans and policies in hospitality and tourism sector
  • To develop a successful entrepreneur providing them the knowledge, skill and the approach required for the overall self development in the hospitality culture and tourism sector
  • To help students to improve their intellectual and analytical abilities to build a successful career in the hospitality and tourism field taking up managerial and entrepreneurial roles effectively
  • To promote the managerial and entrepreneurial skills of the students with the continuous practice in hospitality and tourism related work

Admission Requirements

Eligibility for Admission:

The applicant must pass Kathmandu University Undergraduate Minimum Admission Test (KUUMAT) exam conducted by Kathmandu University with the minimum pass score.

Students must have completed their 10+2 or Proficiency Certificate Level(PCL), or equivalent level certificate from colleges or universities recognized by KU with minimum 50% in aggregate or CGPA of 2.0 on the scale of 4 or GCE 'A' level passed with a minimum GPA of 'C' or above.

Non-Nepali can also apply.

NOTE: To get admission into KUMAAT test, applicants are required to contact KUSOM, Balkumari, Lalitpur.

Tel 5544077, 5544078

For further information, please visit

Required Documents:

  • Certification of successful performance in KUUMAT
  • Copy of a School Leaving Certificate (SLC) or equivalent mark sheet
  • Copy of a Proficiency Certificate Level, 10+2 or equivalent transcript
  • Copy of a Migration Certificate ( Original during the admission)
  • Copy of a Character Certificate
  • One self-written essay (Personality Profile)
  • Two recommendation letters from principal / teachers of previous school /college
  • Copy of a Citizenship Certificate or valid Passport

Course of Study

1st Semester

  • Food Production
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
  • Managerial Communications
  • Principles of Management
  • Psychology

2nd Semester

  • Basic French
  • Front Office Operation
  • House Keeping
  • Travel and Tourism Service Operation
  • Economics
  • English

3rd Semester

  • Travel Geography
  • Food Production -
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Food and Beverage Service Management
  • Sociology
  • Food Science, Nutrition and sanitation

4th Semester

  • Managerial Accounting
  • House Keeping-II
  • Front Office Operations -II
  • Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
  • Business Environment
  • Tourism Policy, Planning, and Development

5th Semester

  • Food Production-III
  • Food and Beverage Service Management-III
  • Airline Operations and Management
  • Information and Communication Systems
  • Financial Management
  • Organization Behavior

6th Semester

  • Operation Management
  • Business and Hospitality Law
  • Facility Management
  • Event Management
  • Tourism Destination Management
  • Human Resource Management

7th Semester

  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Security and Loss Prevention Management
  • Service Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Elective-I

8th Semester

  • Internship and Project Report


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