About BHM

Bachelor in Hotel Management

Bachelor in Hotel Management is a fully-fledged four years course in Nepal that gives you transferable leadership skills as well as academic knowledge. It is a program designed to engage, enable and challenge student to become creative, entrepreneurial and critically informed graduates who can excel in their chosen field of work. 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 and tourism industry.

                                      Hotel management today is one of the most booming sector in Nepal and is one of the most sought career options. The course helps to develop the right set of customer- facing and people/event management skills for jobs in a wide range of sectors together with all the generic business skills and knowledge. Individual can go international through BHM and it has very colorful prospects in the days to come. The BHM graduates can find career in some of the hot listed industry of this generation such as hotel industry, airline industry, recreational service, casinos, cruise ships, event management etc. BHM is also a good field for student who dream to pursue their further studies abroad.                            

                                                BHM is both theoretical and practical in nature.To attain a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management in Nepal, a student requires 26 credits of foundation course courses, 30 credits of core management courses, 70 credit of core hospitality courses and 6 credits of practical courses combined with report writing.   

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List of Hotel Management Colleges in Nepal

Below mentioned is the list of Hotel Management Colleges in Nepal are: 

  • South Asian School of Tourism and Hotel Management, Biratnagar, Morgan
  • Nepal College of Travel and Tourism Management (NCTTM), Gaushala, Kathmandu
  • Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM), Kalimati, Kathmandu
  • National College of Computer Studies (NCCS), College of IT and Management, Paknajol, Kathmandu
  • Morgan Engineering and Management College, Basundhara, Kathmandu
  • Mid-Valley International College, Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Medhavi College, Shankhamul, Kathmandu
  • KFA Business School, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • ICHM – Lalitpur College, Shantinagar, Kathmandu
  • Butwal Model College, Kataiya, Rupandehi
  • Axis College, Sukkanagar, Butwal
  • British College, Thapathali, Kathmandu
  • Aayaam International College, Kumaripati, Lalitpur
  • Balkumari College, Bharatpur, Chitwan
  • Rajdhani Model College, Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Platinum Management College, Dillibazaar, Kathmandu
  • Kantipur International College, Buddhanagar, Kathmandu
  • GoldenGate International College, Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Ritz Hospitality Management College, Balkumari, Lalitpur
  • Liberty College, Anamnagar, Kathmandu
  • Himalayan Whitehouse International College: School of Management, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Atharva Business College, Bansbari, Kathmandu
  • Padmashree International College, Tinkune, Kathmandu
  • Apollo International College (AIC)¸Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Quest International College, Gwarko, Lalitpur
  • AITM-School of Hotel Management, Khumaltar, Lalitpur
  • Nesfield International College, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  • Gateway College of Professional Studies, Basundhara, Kathmandu
  • NTP College, Mid Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • International School of Tourism and Hotel Management (IST College), Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Brightand College,Nepalgunj

Hotel Management Course in Nepal

The Bachelor of Hotel Management Course has 8 semesters. The Bachelor of Hotel Management syllabus for the TU run is discussed below. 

First Year (First Semester)

  1. BHM 301: Food Production and Patisserie- I
  2. BHM 311: Food and Beverage Service –I 
  3. BHM 321: House Keeping Operations 
  4. ENG 311: English
  5. MGT 311: Principles of Management

First Year ( Second Semester)

  1. BHM 302: Food Production and Patisserie – II Credits: 3
  2. BHM 312: Food and Beverage Service Operation-II Credit: 3
  3. BHM 322: House Keeping Management Credits: 3
  4. BHM 324: Hotel Accounting Credits: 3
  5. ENG 203: Business Communication Credit Hours: 3

Second Year (Third Semester)

  1. Food Science and Nutrition
  2. Cost and Management Accountancy
  3. Food Production and Patisserie III
  4. Food and Beverage Service Operations III
  5. Front office operations

Second Year (Fourth Semester)

  1. Human Resources Management
  2. Financial Management
  3. Food Production Management
  4. Food and Beverage Management
  5. Front Office Management

Third Year (Fifth Semester)

  1. Hospitality Marketing and Sales
  2. Statistics
  3. Economics
  4. Fundamental of Tourism
  5. Facility Planning and Management
  6. Management Information System

Third Year (Sixth Semester)

  1. Industrial Exposure  (15 credits)

Fourth Year (7th Semester)

  1. Industrial Exposure
  2. Project Work
  3. Internship Report

Fourth Year (8th Semester)

  1. Legal Environment for Hospitality
  2. Organizational Behavior
  3. Strategic Management
  4. Entrepreneurship for Hospitality
  5. Nepalese Society and Politics
  6. Elective course
    1. Cultural Resource of Tourism in Nepal
    2. Quality Management

The Syllabus BHM programme of the British College is quite different. For the BHM programme awarded by Leeds Beckett University, the syllabus of the BSc (Hons) Hospitality Business Management (BHM) is: 

Year 0 (Each subject is worth 15 credits)

Semester ISemester II
Academic English/ Study SkillsManagement Information System
Fundamentals of Travel and Tourism ManagementHospitality Operations Management
Food Production and PatisserieFood Science and Nutrition
Effective Communication SkillsFood and Beverage Service

First Year  (Each subject is worth 20 credits)

Semester ISemester II
The Hospitality Industry and SocietyHospitality Finance
Professional and Academic Skills for HospitalityOrganisation Behavior and Design
Hospitality Consumer BehaviorResponsible Hospitality Operations

Second Year (Each subject is worth 20 credits)

Semester ISemester II
Marketing and Communications for HospitalityManaging and Leading People
Responsible Human Resource Management and DevelopmentSustainable Business Decision Making
Delivering Hospitality ExperiencesApplied Hospitality Research

Third Year (Each subject is worth 20 credits)

Semester ISemester II
Individual ProjectInternational Strategic HRM
Hospitality Business StrategyResponsible Hospitality Businesses
Hospitality EntrepreneurshipIndividual Project

Scope of Hotel Management in Nepal

If they wish they can continue to study in Nepal in Master of Hotel Management/ Master of Hospital Management or go abroad for job opportunities and education in countries like Canada, UK and Australia. 

After completion of Bachelor of Hotel Management in Nepal, students can make career opportunities in areas such as 

  1. Cafes, Restaurants and Hotels
  2. Resorts and lodges
  3. Health Center Catering
  4. Tourism companies
  5. Event Catering and Management
  6. Clubs
  7. Catering companies
  8. Fast food joints  

Students can work as chefs, assistant hotel managers, housekeepers, managers of tourism agencies, resort owners and so on with a Bachelor of Hotel Management degree in Nepal. The entry-level salary in this field is NPR 15,000-30,000 per month. 

Over time, the Bachelor of Hotel Management can climb the stairs of success and earn more than 50,000 per month in Nepal as well.