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Bachelor Of Hospitality Management, BHM Course In Nepal

Hospitality is a service industry that includes lodging, food, travel and tourism, event planning, guest relations, and theme parks in a nutshell. It is a pivotal economic activity and also one of the places where guests from all over the country bring foreign currency and it has a significant contribution to the economic growth of a nation. This field is popular worldwide in Asia, Europe, America, Australia, and African nations where there is hospitality for incoming guests to have a pleasant outcome in their countries. Since then academic programs and training have been designed to provide knowledge and skills for handling the hospitality industries with programs like Bachelor of Hospitality Management in mainstream study programs for undergraduate students in Nepal.


Hospitality Management studies of three to four years are launched in Nepal by national Universities some of which are foreign affiliated programs to equip knowledge and skills to our students in hospitality and tourism industries like hotels, resorts, casinos, restaurants, events and banquets, and travel areas. Students focus their learning and skills in areas of hospitality sector operations and brush their personal and professional skills to handle guests and arrange better services and healthy relations to survive and prosper. It is an open gateway for many interested students into the growing hospitality industry.

This challenging course addresses the daily operational issues present in all hospitality venues while also focusing on other aspects of hospitality management, such as human resources, marketing, sales, and finance. The BHM course provides a great opportunity to support career growth through theoretical and practical skills.

Bachelor of Hospitality Management Course in Nepal

Hospitality, in the context of Nepal, is closely associated with tourism in Nepal. Nepal is a famous holiday destination for tourists and hospitality industries that cater to accommodations and facilities for tourists to have pleasant stays and travel in popular destinations in Nepal.

The Bachelor of Hospitality Management program was launched to provide the knowledge, and skills of various functions for the operations of hospitality industries. It is a service as well as the business sector of Nepal. Students of BHM go through four years of intensive study, and six months of internship period in a standard hotel where they have to work with real staff and put use of their learned skills and knowledge to become graduates in this field.

BHM is a semester-wise study system that covers education and training in all key aspects of the hospitality industry in Nepal. It combines Management, Mathematical, and Science skills which are essential for hotel operations. So, we can claim that the education of a Bachelor of Hospitality Management is directly related to this industry, in this case, it is absolutely advantageous to earn a degree with comprehensive skills and knowledge of this field of professionalism.

Currently, KU is the only Nepalese University that provides the Bachelor of Hospitality Management in Nepal. However, there are other colleges affiliated with foreign universities that provide similar or equivalent courses. They are;

Course Name


BA (Honors) in Business and Hospitality Management (BABHM)

Nilai University College, Malaysia

Bachelor (Hons) of Business in Hospitality Management (BHM)

HELP University College

BA (Hons) Hospitality Management

UCSI University

BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management (BIHM)

University of Wolverhampton

BSc Hons. in Hospitality Management (BHM)

Lincoln University College

Bachelor in Hospitality Management (BHM)

EHE European University, EurAka, Switzerland

Bachelor in Hospitality Management (BHM)


International Teaching University of Georgia

Bachelor in International Hospitality Management (BIHM)

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne-EHL

Bachelor (Hons) of International Hospitality Management

Taylor's University

General Information

The Bachelor of Hospitality Management course is a 4-year undergraduate degree. However, some equivalent courses listed in the above section are of 3 years. The program is generally semester-based.

Throughout the program, students learn theoretical as well as practical aspects of the hospitality industry through a rigorously built syllabus. A few things that the BHM course structure covers are as follows;

  • Front Office Operations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Strategies for Hospitality
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Financial Management for Hospitality
  • Management Information System
  • Along with these topics students learn about topics like food science, facility planning, business statistics, entrepreneurship, and many more.

BHM students after the completion of this program hone the key knowledge about the hospitality business, and intellectual and vocational skills, for entering employment in hospitality industries and businesses in Nepal and outside also.

Objective of BHM

The objectives of the Bachelor of Hospitality Management are as follows:-

  • To develop an understanding of the principles and practices in the hospitality sector.
  • To develop scholars into critically evaluative, resilient, reflective practitioners with decision-making abilities in the constantly changing and dynamic globalized hospitality industry.
  • To provide leadership skills that graduates can integrate with managerial skills and use them proficiently in their careers.
  • To provide students with network with industry professionals through internships and placements.
  • To implement and use theories and concepts of hospitality in an applied and professional setting.

Eligibility for BHM

Any student who wants to study Bachelor's in Hospitality Management should have completed their intermediate or any equivalent level of education in any stream with an aggregate of 50% or 2 CGPA.

Along with this, students must pass the entrance examination (if there are any) conducted by the institution.

Admission Requirement

If students are eligible to study the BHM course, they need to submit some personal and academic documents for the admission procedure. Here are the possible paperwork they might require;

  • Marksheet, proof, and character certificate of SEE/ SLC
  • Marksheet, Transcript, and migration, and character certificate of 10+2 or any equivalent level.
  • Copy of citizenship
  • Besides these, the institution might ask for the receipt, photos, and even admission forms.

Scope of BHM

The Bachelor of Hospitality Management program opens to a flexible range of careers in tourism and hospitality fields. Besides the remuneration for the services in hospitality industries are also rewarding to those who work in those areas. Here are some of the fields where graduates can work:-

  • Hotels and Resorts
  • Restaurants and Catering
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Cruise Lines
  • Airlines

Some of the job titles students can pursue their career as are:-

  • Hotel Manager Rs 43500 per month
  • Front Office Officers Rs 39500 per month
  • Housekeeping Experts Rs 45000 per month
  • Restaurant Manager Rs 38011 per month
  • Human Resource Officers Rs 45000 per month
  • Travel Agent Rs 48500 per month
  • Tour Officers Rs 42000 per month
  • Flight Attendant Rs 62500 per month
  • Event Manager Rs 73000 per month

Fee Structure of BHM

The approximate fee structure for studying a Bachelor of Hospitality Management course is around six to eight lakhs. The fees do not include security deposits, books, or stationary costs and an education service tax as per the law of the Nepalese Government.


Colleges affiliated with Kathmandu University offer scholarships to students pursuing their undergraduate level of education in hospitality management courses. There is the provision of merit-based scholarships. Along with this, colleges waive a certain percentage of semester fees depending upon the marks obtained by students at the end-semester examination.

We advise students to personally visit colleges affiliated with foreign universities that teach BHM courses to know about the scholarships they offer.