Bachelor of Hotel Management | Tribhuvan University

Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) is a 4 year program spreading over 8 semesters under Tribhuvan University. This course covers the fundamental of Hotel, Food and Beverage production, Hospitality, Office and Housekeeping along with familiarizing the students with the multi-dimension of hospitality industry. BHM course is both theoretical and practical in nature. It is the course of 120 credit hours consisting of 2000 marks. The program includes regular internship opportunities and job placement during the study period. From this, we can assume how big the prospect of BHM is in the job market. This is one of the fields whose scope is growing extensively day by day. BHM is a very dazzling, colorful and challenging career. 

Fee structure:

The fee structure of BHM lies in between NRs. 3, 50,000 – Rs.4, 80,000. The fee structure of campuses varies from one another. For authentic confirmation of fee structure, one can visit the official website of the concerned campus or can contact campus administration. 

List of Bachelor of Hotel Management Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Hotel Management program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Objectives of Bachelor of Hotel Management

  • BHM helps students occupy the position of supervisor in the hotels and catering industry with sufficient knowledge.
  • Acquire the basic technical and social knowledge of handling hotels and catering service professionally.
  • Applying basic cost reduction measures to make the business operation economically and financially successful.
  • Set standards of providing 100 percent quality service to the customers.
  • BHM graduates become successful entrepreneurs in small and large firms.
  • Help student develop a positive attitude towards trade with greater initiative and operations.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Hotel Management

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The aspirants should have completed intermediate (10+2) or equivalent level of examination from any Board/ University recognized by Tribhuvan University.
  • Students from any faculty can join BHM but he/ she should have secured at least 45% marks in their plus two.
  • He/ she should have English as compulsory subject.

Entrance Exam:

In order to get admitted in BHM, the students should follow the given criteria:

Written Exam:

The aspirants should appear in CMAT entrance test (Central Management Aptitude Test) taken by Faculty of Management. Exam pattern is same as that of BBA/ BIM etc.  Students' ability to answer the questions is judged by categorizing it into four sections. Those sections are Verbal Analysis, Knowledge of Quantitative Techniques, Reasoning with Logic, and GK. 25 questions from each four is asked to the students.

Interview:

Those students whose marks are above cut off point of 40% are called for interview. After that those students who have passed both exams get admitted in different colleges as per merit basis.

Entrance preparation:

Taking preparation classes is a good idea if you want to secure good marks in the CMAT test. When you come across the trained professional delivering shortcut ideas, techniques and formulas to handle different questions differently, your perception changes and it becomes easier for you to do well in exam. If you are quite confident about yourself then you can buy books from the stationery and start preparing. But it is recommended to take preparation classes as it not only helps in CMAT but also for interview. The bridge course institutes like Universal Teach, Motif Institute etc. are helping students to prepare for CMAT.

Bachelor of Hotel Management Syllabus


First Semester

  • English I
  • Principles of Management
  • Food Production & Patisserie I(Core course)
  • Food and Beverage Service Operation I(Core Course)
  • Housekeeping Operation I(Core Course)

Second Semester

  • Food Production & Patisserie II
  • Food and Beverage Service Operation II
  • House Keeping Management
  • Hotel Accounting
  • Business Communication

Third Semester

  • Cost and Management Accountancy
  • Food Production & Patisserie III
  • Food and Beverage Service Operation III
  • Front Office Operations I
  • Food Science & Nutrition

Fourth Semester

  • Front Office Management
  • Food Production Management
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management

Fifth Semester

  • Facility Planning and Management
  • Hospitality Marketing and Sales
  • Fundamentals of Tourism
  • Economics
  • Statistics

Sixth Semester

  • Industrial Exposure

Seventh Semester

  • Industrial Exposure
  • Project Work
  • Internship Report

Eighth Semester

  • Legal Environment for Hospitality
  • Organization Behavior
  • Strategic Management
  • Enterpreneurship for Hospitality
  • Nepalese Society & Politics

Scope and Career Prospects

Going to one of the fine restaurants and enjoying a delicious food and watching the beautiful scenes is the desire of every people. The first sentence itself signifies the importance of BHM and it also gives glimpse about how important it is in today's world. Individual can go international through BHM and it has very colorful prospects in the days to come. The BHM graduates can find career in Airline industry, teaching, hotels/ resorts/ Service apartments, recreational service, Casinos, Cruise ships, parks, event management, etc. BHM is also good field for those who want to go abroad for their further study.

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