10 Reasons to Choose a Career in Hospitality - Hospitality is one of the most dynamic, fast growing and challenging sectors in the 21st century. It is necessary for you to know 10 reasons to choose hospitality management careers. Hospitality offers thrilling opportunities for travel-enthusiast graduates who aim to begin their careers in India and abroad. Students are ushering in this industry for its various benefits. With every new technology advancement or guest experience, even more diverse and offbeat job opportunities open up. There have been even imminent fluctuations in the economy, but the hospitality industry has always shown great resilience in its business. It has even managed to sustain when other sectors could not maintain themselves up to the mark. Infact, according to a reliable source, the Indian hotel market is projected to grow to around 13 billion U.S. dollars by 2020. Many top level colleges offering degrees in hospitality accept NCHM JEE score. If you are tempted towards following a hospitality management career, explore these 10 reasons to choose a career in the hospitality industry.

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10 Reasons To Choose A Career in Hospitality

What is Hospitality Management?

Hospitality management is a perfect blend of day-to-day business activities and customer service. It imparts the skills of customer service which is the core of nearly every role you are ever going to perform. You will also be working behind the scenes in positions that may include food service and catering. Hospitality management includes handling different types of businesses including hotels, restaurant chains, resorts, casinos, travel and tour agencies and airlines. Graduates with Bachelors in Hospitality Management are polished in their skills to become and continue to be effective managers and supervisors in this industry. NCHM JEE 2020 is one such national level entrance exam that can grant you admission to top hotel management colleges in India.

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10 Reasons To Choose Hospitality Management Careers

A career in hospitality management can be immensely rewarding, with new breakthroughs at all levels of employment. Being not just restricted to the humdrum existence of more common place jobs, the hospitality sector will offer you a lot, from becoming renowned industry professionals to aspiring business leaders. So, what are the smart choices that will provide you an edge and make you worthy of the sumptuous lifestyle that this sector has to offer? Let's find out. There are even some top hotel management entrance exams in India that can assure you a promising hospitality management career. Here are ten of the reasons why a career in hospitality can prove to be your best decision in the long run.

  • A variety of employment options

There is a bay of options for anyone interested in applying their innovative skill set to the hospitality industry. Some of the most popular jobs that can be found in the hospitality, travel and tourism industry are:

  1. Travel agencies and tourism

  2. Business and marketing

  3. Tour guides and tour operators

  4. Restaurants, eateries, and catering

  5. Bars, pubs, and clubs

  6. Event and conference planning

  7. Passenger services

  8. Spas, fitness, and health and wellness facilities.

  9. Customer service representatives

  10. Entertainment organisers

  • Diversity - International Exposure

What is the one occupation that you can imagine which can possibly land you in a range of exciting job opportunities, from ultra-modern 7-star hotels in Dubai to exotic resorts in the Caribbean, travelling atop majestic ocean liners to exploring nature in an unprecedented way - all the while getting paid a handsome sum of money? The only feasible answer is the hospitality sector. Hence here you will be paid for attending career development conferences, meeting new people. Travelling also gives you a chance to strengthen your communication skills, overall personality and an additional plus- you get to learn about a new culture.

  • Availability of Career progression opportunities

This industry provides a ready made path where you can move into higher paying positions. In most of the roles job training is provided on the site which can help you work on your essential skills for development and progression with a more job responsibility. Consider this - a sales coordinator can manage up their way to event manager and a trainee chef with years can direct oneself to being the head chef.

  • Decent salary

Traditionally salaries within the hospitality, travel, and tourism sectors range lower as in comparison to other industries. Nevertheless, there are still many assuring roles in these sectors that can prove financially lucrative. If your hotel company provides best guest service then the best performing employee is paid in top dollars.They will offer you decent starting packages, regular pay increments, bonuses and other rewards for offering great service.

  • Creative world out for you

Being a people-oriented industry, hospitality is creative in nature. You can venture for new ideas so that it comes out more pleasant for your customers. To succeed as a hotel manager, it will be your responsibility to come up with and implement new ideas on a regular basis, for example themed afternoon teas, etc. in order to provide your customers with better services. You can also hone your presentation skills by using vivid colors presenting the menu , henceforth adding a pinch of salt to your culinary masterpiece.

  • Not 9-5

Do you like getting up at the same time in the morning, putting on a suit and tie, having the same breakfast, and then catching the same train into the same office, day after day after day? If so, then hospitality probably isn’t for you. You need to work in the flexible shifts. Even

Many people manage hospitality jobs along with their studies at the college level.

  • Training programmes

Few renowned hotel chains such as the Taj, Oberoi offer their own training programmes which provide the perfect confluence of classroom studies and job training experience. After completion of the programme, students are appointed at the junior management level. This is a considerable boosting factor and advances your career by five to seven years.

  • It’s a safe bet

People always need food, drinks and somewhere to sleep, don’t they? So, even in weak economic climates like the recent credit crunch, where every other industry is striving hard to survive, the hospitality industry is relatively secure. You will feel secure as the industry lives up to the mark of your basic requirements. The hospitality sector is an ideal choice if one’s goals are stability and growth.

  • New Day, New Challenge

In the hospitality industry, no two days will be the same. You will meet new people and face new challenges every day, thus the chances of a hospitality job becoming mundane are very rare.

  • Comfortable atmosphere

In every workplace, the work atmosphere is the most important thing one looks forward to. Hospitality industry is especially the one where employees who are unfriendly or not humble to the customers are not hired. That is why you will observe that hotel industries usually contain some of the most vibrant, lively and fun loving people which better meet the need of the organisation. Hence you will get to work with friendly people, colleagues, and customers. This will benefit you with a comfortable atmosphere to work.

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is nchmct is postponed and when is the exam?

prerna goel 31st Mar, 2020

Yes the dates of NCHMCT JEE 2020 have been postponed. Earlier the last date to fill the application form was March 31, 2020. Now the date has been extended to April 30 amidst the covid-19 pandemic. Furthermore the exam of NCHM JEE will not be held now on April 25 instead in the third week of May 2020 tentatively. You can check the more proper description here:

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nchm jee entrance exam ke liye ham 10 sal Ka previous question paper solve kar rahe hain to vah this year exam mein kam aaega ki Nahin.

Manisha Gupta Expert 25th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

It will help you to know the level of the questions. NCHM JEE is for a course that prepares you for a vital part of the hospitality sector. Interpersonal skills are something that you can not do without in this industry.  Here are some preparation tips you can follow:

The Aptitude for Service Sector section of NCHM JEE aims to test if you possess these skills. This is the only section that has no negative marking. The best way to crack this is to remain true to yourself and answer as per your personal judgement.

Attempt previous year sample papers.

Give mocks both online-offline

Analyze your mocks-know your weak and strength areas

Keep practicing and follow a routine sincerely

Good Luck!


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you dont provide any subject video for preparation

Ankita yadav 24th Mar, 2020
Hi aspirant
We do provide educational video but  we dont provide any coaching for NCHM JEE.

Hope this is helpful.
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site for NCHMTC enteance exam application form

anurag khanna 15th Mar, 2020

Hi Aspirant,

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) entrance examination will be conducted by National Testing Agency(NTA) on 25th April.

Link for application form for NCHMCT entrance exam is given below :-

Link :- https://testservices.nic.in/ExamSys/Registration/Instruction.aspx

Fir more information about NCHMCT read this article .

I hope this answer helps you.

Good Luck!!

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my date of birth is 19-01-1997. my age is 23 year old. i have applied for nchmct jee. is there any problem regarding my age criteria. because many people is saying that there will be difficulty while getting placement. pelase help me regarding this. thank you.

Anantika Kushwaha 12th Mar, 2020
Hello Aspirant,

The eligibility criteria regarding age for NCHMCT JEE is-

The candidate's age should be 25 or less if belonging to General or OBC category. While for SC/ST the candidate's age should be 28 or less.

Since you are 23 years old as of now. You are definitely eligible.
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