Master of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (MHMCT)

Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Programme

    Master of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (MHMCT)

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Tuition Fee (in INR) per Sem.

    45000 Uttarakhand 55000 All India

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Eligibility Criteria

UG with 50% marks (45% for reserve category) or equivalent CGPA score in HM or Tourism discipline from any recognized University/Institution


  • The minimum eligibility condition for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates shall be the pass marks in the qualifying examination.
  • There shall be no rounding of percentage of marks from 49.5% and above to 50%. Candidates who have appeared in the final year of the degree examination in April/May of the said admission year can also apply
  • In such cases, selection will be provisional subject to production of proof of fulfillment of eligibility requirements at the time of counseling. In the event of this requirement being not met by the due date, a candidate will have no claim for admission under any circumstances.
  • Note a candidate who has done a 4year degree with research as per NEP 2020 guidelines will be eligible for direct admission to 2nd year of Master Degree Programme.

About Program

The MHMCT program (Master of Hotel Management and Catering Technology), is a postgraduate degree program offered by the Department of Hospitality Management, of FHTM faculty at the University. The program typically focuses on providing students with advanced knowledge and skills in various aspects of hotel management, catering technology, and related fields.

Master of Hotel Management and Catering Technology program is designed to provide students with all the skills that they need to be future leaders within the rapidly growing tourism industry.

Along with a holistic approach that blends a strategically crafted curriculum, sustainable tourism practices, demands and complexities, in-depth analysis of the industry, and inputs from the experts within the field, the programme also focuses on essential information about different regions and places holding significance for the tourism industry.

Some of the major syllabus highlights include Tourism Business, International Tourism, Tourism Marketing, Principles and Practices of Tourism Management, Computer Applications in Tourism, Cultural Heritage & Tourism, Managerial Economics for Tourism, General Viva-Voice, Soft Skills Development, Event Management, Airlines Ticketing, Accounting for Managers, Communication Techniques, and Field Survey Report.

Key Components

Core Courses

These cover fundamental topics such as hospitality management principles, food and beverage management, accommodation management, front office operations, and hospitality marketing.

Specialization Options

Students have the opportunity to specialize in specific areas within the hospitality industry, such as event management, culinary arts, tourism management, or hotel operations.

Practical Training

The MHMCT program incorporates hands-on experience through internships, industry projects, or laboratory sessions. This practical training allows students to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world settings and develop essential skills for their future careers.

Research and Thesis Work

At a later stage the program requires students to undertake research projects or write a thesis on a relevant topic within the field of hotel management and catering technology.

Industry Exposure

The University has collaborated with hospitality industry partners to provide students with exposure to industry practices, guest lectures from industry professionals, and opportunities for networking and career development.

Overall, an MHMCT program aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience necessary to pursue rewarding careers in the hospitality sector, whether in hotels, restaurants, event management companies, tourism agencies, or related industries.


Career Avenues 

After completing an MHMCT program, graduates have a variety of career avenues available to them within the hospitality industry and related fields. Some common career paths include:
  • Hotel Management: Graduates can pursue roles in hotel management, including positions such as Operational manager or Assistant manager in front office operations, food and beverage operations, housekeeping operations, sales and marketing, human resource department, and revenue management.
  • Restaurant Management: Opportunities exist in restaurant management, where graduates can work as restaurant managers, assistant managers, or food and beverage directors in various dining establishments.
  • Event Management: Graduates with a specialization in event management can pursue careers as event planners, coordinators, or managers in event management companies, conference centers, or hotels with event spaces.
  • Catering and Banquet Management: Positions in catering and banquet management are also available, where graduates can oversee catering operations for events, conferences, weddings, and other special occasions.
  • Hospitality Consulting: Some graduates may choose to work as hospitality consultants, providing advisory services to hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality businesses on areas such as operations management, marketing strategies, and revenue optimization.
  • Entrepreneurship: With the knowledge and skills gained from an MHMCT program, graduates may choose to start their own hospitality-related businesses, such as boutique hotels, restaurants, catering companies, or event planning firms.
  • Academic and Research Careers: For those interested in academia or research, opportunities exist to pursue further studies, such as a Ph.D. in hospitality management, and to work as educators or researchers in universities, research institutions, or hospitality training schools.

These are just a few examples of the career avenues available to MHMCT graduates. The hospitality industry offers a diverse range of opportunities, allowing individuals to pursue paths that align with their interests, skills, and career aspirations.

Demanding Job Titles

  • Assistant Sales Manager
  • Tourism Management Faculty
  • Tourism Manager
  • Travel Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Tour Coordinator
  • Tourism Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Executive Facility Manager
  • Travel Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Travel & Tourism Manager
  • Travel Agent
  • Relationship Manager
  • Tourist Guide
  • Tour Operator
  • Entrepreneur, etc.

Areas of Employment

  • Hotels
  • Spas
  • Luxury Cruise Lines
  • Event Management Firms/Agencies
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Retreats
  • Holiday Clubs
  • Airline Catering
  • Public Sectors
  • Cargo Companies/ Ships
  • Online Ticketing/Booking Platforms


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