MBA Admission Bulletin

Tourism and Hospitality Industry – An Emerging High Growth Sector : In India, the tourism and hospitality industries are witnessing a period of exponential growth; the world’s leading travel and tourism journal, “Conde Nast Traveller”, ranked India as the numero uno travel destination in the world for 2007, as against fourth position in 2006. For five consecutive years. India has witnessed double-digit growth in foreign tourist arrivals. Along with the rise in foreign tourist arrivals, foreign exchange earnings have shown a robust growth. Tourism has now become a significant industry in India, contributing around 5.9 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and providing employment to about 41.8 million people. As per the World Travel & Tourism Council, the tourism industry in India is likely to generate US$ 121.4 billion of economic activity by 201 5 and Hospitality sector has the potential to earn US$ 24 billion in foreign exchange by 2015.

MBA (T&H) – Leading to global careers :
NITHM’s MBA program provides students with specific competencies for the tourism and hospitality business in a practice oriented and holistic approach. It takes into consideration the fact that the prosperous tourism sector is recruiting more and more managers, who are dynamic and hard working. The specialized skills and leadership qualities taught in MBA programs, provides you with a competitive advantage over others. The high sensitivity towards international and intercultural management need offers a professional edge for aspirants whose aim is to procure lucrative managerial placements in India and abroad. NITHM’s MBA program delivers key competencies required in the tourism business and build on the previous placements of students.

It offers career opportunities as Hotel/Resort Managers, Assistant Managers, General Managers, Food and Beverage Director, Front Office Managers, Conference Planner, Human Resource Manager, Convention Planners, Special Event Planners, Travel Agents and Group Travel Facilitators.

Employment Opportunities :
With the recent developments in transportation and communication, traveling, both domestically and internationally has come to be unproblematic. Whether your purpose of traveling is business, adventure or just a vacation, a large group of people belonging to the Travel and Tourism industry is the largest foreign experience trouble free. This industry is largest foreign exchange earner and it provides employment to millions of people. Hence the industry has a number of career options to offer and the scope of employment is unbounded. The popular segment for job opportunities are as follows:

  • Travel Agencies
  • Tour Operators
  • Airports
  • Hotel and related Hospitality Industry
  • International and National Food Chains
  • Hospital and Institutional Catering
  • Hotel Management/Food Craft Institutes
  • Shipping and Cruise lines
  • Hotel and other Service Sectors.
  • State Tourism Development Corporations
  • Resorts / Spas.
  • Indian and International Airlines.
  • Facilities Management Service Providers
  • Self employment through entrepreneurship
  • Event Facilitation.

About the Course
The MBA Tourism and Hospitality is a Two Year (02) Full Time Program in collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU-H) consisting of Four Semesters (04) with industrial exposure training. This Course is offered exclusively by NITHM at its campus in Hyderabad. The curriculum and syllabus is based on guidelines prescribed by Industry & Academia from Tourism, Travel, Hospitality & Management disciplines adopted by JNTU-H. The MBA program is designed to develop students’ ability to apply business and leadership strategies to tourism and hospitality industry specific situations.

Eligibility Criteria
Admissions are open for Full Time MBA (Tourism & Hospitality) Program (Duration: 4 Semesters). The selection is strictly made on the basis of merit. Students who have completed an Undergraduate Degree, including Toruism & Hospitality Graduates with 50% marks aggregate (can be relaxed by 5% for SC/ST candidates), are eligible for admission to the MBA (T&H) Course. They should have appeared for any of the management aptitude tests viz. CAT/MAT/ATMA/ICET/Equivalent. Selection would be through Group Discussion followed by Personal Interview.

Note : If eligible candidates are not available in the reserved categories, the seats will be filled from among the candidates of general category

Physical Fitness
All qualified candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a Registered Medical Practitioner at the time of admission.

For More Details Contact:-
Dr. Neeraj Gohil
ph: 9666065623
Mr. G. Mahendar Reddy
ph: 9666851851



Aditya Deendayal
/ MBA 2005-07

The MBA program is a great steping stone to Get ready for what it takes to be successful in the Feild chosen once you pass out. NITHM-A perfect blend where theoretical knowldge is combined with educates the students but prepares the student for whats lays ahead.

Abhishek Patawar
/ BBA 2012-16

For me, Life in “ NITHM “ has been breath-taking and enriching. The environment not only helped me in imbibing knowledge but also in developing my overall personality, fuelling confidence in me. My sincere thanks to all the Faculty members, mentors and everyone in “NITHM” family for their support and altruism. They have played a very crucial role shaping me & proved me right, in selecting “ NITHM “ over other colleges. I’m carrying along with me beautiful memories of this place and will always cherish them. Thank you “ NITHM “ for making this journey so pleasant.

B. Mounika
/ MBA 2016-18

Hotel Management is one of the unique field one could ever get exposure too and of course I got lucky. Working in hotel industry has been my dream throughout. I got the opportunity to work in Taj Mumbai, one of the greatest achievements. Learned a lot, got exposure to the real hotel industry world. This sure helps to build my career.

V. Saketh
/ MBA 2014-16

‘’I will forever be thankful to NITHM’’
It was my enormous fortune to be a part of ‘’NITHM’’. The entire faculty and department leave no stone unturned to shape one's future. My two years at NITHM have been a wonderful experience of learning with prolific exposure to the outside. Huge respect, love and devotion for the entire faculty and department. It's their efforts that make me count myself into a better professional.

/ BBA 2005-08

My leadership sets a paradigm in the hospitality industry and among my team. I am a seasoned expert in hospitality based project management, real estate and asset management expert, specializes in feasibility studies of hotels in Europe and Middle East. A passionate professional that goes beyond guest’s expectations and exceeds in service orientation. A people’s person, motivated to mentor, coach and nurture talent within the team.

Taaj Khan
/ MBA 2004-06

“MUST HAVES” required to advance in hospitality industry: As there is advancement in every field, there should be a proper research on how technology should be accessed in creating world class cuisines with out disturbing its ancient flavour, aroma and natural assence. “We are sitting in the shade today because someone has planted a tree a long time ago.” Name: Taaj Khan Mohammed PR & Media Consultant. NITHM Alumnus


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