LIST OF TOP HOTEL MANAGEMENT COLLEGES IN CHENNAI BASED ON 2020 RANKING

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Hotel Management is a study that covers a good range of topics concerned with the operational aspects of the hotelier. Educational courses in hotel management are varied and canopy topics as wide-ranging as marketing, eco-tourism, leisure, business administration, and management.

  • There are 24 colleges in Chennai that offer courses in the Hotel Management field. Out of which 16 are private and 8 are public. 
  • The top management institutes in Chennai includes some of the most prestigious colleges like IHM, National Institute of Hotel Management (NIHM), Ice College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology and many more colleges and many other colleges that offer different courses. 
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition (IHM) was ranked 7th amongst the Top Colleges by India Today.
  • It is considered one of the best colleges in Chennai.

Some of the professional profiles in the hospitality industry are:

  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Human Resource and Secretary
  • Bar Manager
  • Hotel and Catering Service
  • Air Hostess and Stewards

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: Rankings

Various institutes are ranked by various agencies based on certain categories like country-wise, state-wise, city-wise, etc. The hotel management colleges in Chennai are ranked by The Week, India Today, etc.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: India Today Ranking

India Today is a weekly Indian English-language news magazine published by Living Media India Limited. It is the most widely circulated magazine in India, with a readership of close to 8 million. The criteria used by India Today for ranking are- Academic Excellence, Infrastructure & Living Experience, Personality & Leadership Development and Career Progression & Placement.

College Name

India Today Ranking 2020

India Today Ranking 2019

Change

Average Annual Fees

Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition

7

7

0

INR 3,49,000

SRM Institute of Hotel Management

19

17

-2

INR 2,80,000

  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition (IHM) has been ranked 7th amongst the Top Hotel Management Colleges in India by India Today.
  • It is considered one of the best Colleges in Chennai.
  • SRM Institute of Hotel Management has been ranked 19th this year.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: The Week Ranking

Hotel Management colleges in India are reviewed and surveyed by the Week Magazine in partnership with Hansa Research and the list of top hotel management colleges is released annually. Ranking of hotel management colleges in Chennai by The Week is given in the table below.

Name of the College

Ranking 2019

Ranking 2018

Change

Average Annual Fees

Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition

5

5

0

INR 3,49,000

SRM Institute of Hotel Management

23

24

+1

INR 2,80,000

Madras Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

45

47

+2

INR 55,000

  • Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (IHM) was ranked 5th by The Week, with an annual fee of INR 3.49 lakhs.
  • SRM Institute of Hotel Management was ranked 23rd with a positive change by 1, with an annual fee of INR 2.4 lakhs.
  • Madras Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology was ranked 45th with the least fee structure of INR 55,00.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: Outlook Ranking

The Outlook is a weekly general-interest English news magazine published in India with a circulation of 4,25,000 copies. The process of ranking the country's best professional colleges by Outlook is conducted in partnership with Drshti Strategic Research Services.

College Name

Ranking 2019

Ranking 2018

Change

Average Annual Fees

Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition

3

4

+1

INR 3,49,000

Only the Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition (IHM) is ranked by the outlook at 3rd position amongst all the colleges, with annual fees of INR 3.49 lakhs.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: ROI (Return on Investment) 

The main purpose of pursuing any course is to get a job. Since education is expensive, so getting admitted into a college which provides a high paying job for a low fee is what everyone looks for. So, here are the top colleges in Chennai based on their ROI.

College Name

Average Annual Fees

Average Placement Package

ROI Rank*

Madras Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

INR 55,000

INR 1,20,000

1

Ice College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

INR 1,10,000

INR 1,20,000

2

The National Institute of Hotel Management (NIHM)

INR 2,40,000

INR 2,00,000

3

SRM Institute of Hotel Management

INR 2,40,000

INR 1,75,000

4

Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition

INR 3,49,000

INR 2,50,000

5

Global Institute of Hotel Management

INR 2,70,000

INR 1,50,000

6

*Return on Investment=(Average CTC)/(Average Annual Fees)*100%

  • Madras Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology is the least expensive college with an annual fee of INR 55,000.
  • However, IHM has the best ROI which implies the investment spend on education is totally reimbursed in placement.
  • SRM Institute of Hotel Management is the second best college in terms of ROI. 

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: Admission Process

There are a total of 24 Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai, out of which 8 are public and 16 are private.

Number of Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai

Given Below are some of the Top Hotel Management Colleges of Chennai:

Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Chennai

IHM Chennai, established in 1963, is jointly established by Government of Tamil Nadu, and the Govt. of India at national Level as one of the Pioneer Institutes in India for imparting quality training in Three Year Degree B.Sc in H&HA, Two Year Post Graduation M.Sc in HA and also 1 ½ Years Diploma and Craft Courses. 

  • Admission Process - Aspirants applying for the IHM Chennai must keep in mind that the admission is done through NCHMCT JEE entrance exam.
  • Courses offered include BSc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration, Craftsmanship Course in Food Production, Craftsmanship Course in Food & Beverage Service, and other MSc and Diploma Courses. 

SRM Institute of Hotel Management

SRM Institute of Hotel Management is a part of 37 years old SRM Group of Educational Institutions, Sponsored by Valliammai Society. The SRM Institute of Hotel Management at Chennai, Trichy and NCR Campus Noida offers its students the benefit of a deluxe hotel attached to each of the institutes.

  • Candidates can apply to the college through their NCHMCT JEE conducted by the NCHMCT.
  • The courses offered by the SRM Institute of Hotel Management are Diploma, B.Sc and MBA in Hospitality Management. 

Global Institute of Hotel Management Chennai

GIHM offers a wide array of hospitality related courses which cater to the requirement of prospective professionals in making a bright career in the hospitality and tourism industry.

  • The courses offered by the institute are: B.Sc in Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Craft Course in Food Production and Certificate Course in Food and Beverage Service. 
  • The restaurant at GIHM is designed to give the same atmosphere what a guest would find anywhere in a hotel.
  • Recruiters like Marriott, Hyatt, ITC, Novotel hotels, The Oberoi Grand, The Leela Palace, and many others visit the college every year for hiring the students who are good in academics with good salary packages.

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: Placement Wise

The qualified students of the Degree/Diploma/Craft/PGD Courses get good employment and job opportunities in the Hotels, Restaurants, Industrial Catering Establishments, Airlines and Shipping and Railway Catering/ hospitals/ Guest-Houses/ Catering Institutes, etc. through campus recruitment which are organized by the institute for all courses. 

  • Many students have already gone abroad for advanced training in Catering Technology and Hotel Management as well as on good foreign placements. 
  • It is no exaggeration that all the bright students of this Institute with creditable academic record have been placed in good positions in India and abroad while the employment of the rest is good.
  • Placement Partners - The residency Group of Hotels, Courtyard Marriott, GRT Group of Hotels, Taj Connemara, Taj Residency, Taj Westend, Sterling Resorts, Coffee Day, Taj Malabar, Taj Air Catering, Marina Towers, RKHS, The Hyatt Regency etc.
CTCs offered in Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai

Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: Entrance Exam Wise

Most of the universities accept the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint entrance exam NCHMCT JEE Exam Scores.

  • National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint entrance examination or NCHMCT JEE (also referred to as NCHMCT JEE) may be a national-level entrance exam conducted to supply admission to aspirants in hospitality and hotel administration programs. 
  • National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHM & CT), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, conducted NCHMCT JEE exam. However, from 2019 onwards, NTA will conduct the NCHMCT JEE exam.
  • NCHMCT JEE will be a 3 hour online exam. It will contain 200 questions.
  • Application fee of NCHMCT costs INR 900.

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Top Hotel Management Colleges in Chennai: FAQs

Ques. What are the courses offered by institutes for hotel management in Chennai?

Ans. You can choose between UG (undergraduate) and PG (postgraduate) courses in hotel management. You can seek a certificate, diploma or degree course in hotel management.

Ques. Which is the best hotel management college in Chennai?

Ans. According to different rankings and reviews IHM, Chennai is considered as the best college in Chennai.

Ques. Can I pursue hotel management after Class 10?

Ans. Yes, you can pursue a diploma course in hotel management after clearing your Class 10 board exam. The span of the diploma course is one year.

Ques. Do I have to sit for an entrance exam for admission into a hotel management institute?

Ans. This may vary from one institute to another. Some institutes may compulsorily have an entrance examination and some may grant you admission based on your performance in your 10+2 (for UG courses) or Degree program (for PG courses).

Ques. What is the salary of a hotel manager in India?

Ans. INR 3.92 lakh – INR 47 lakh per year

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