Master of Science (Hospitality Administration) (MHA)

Updated on 24 Jul, 2014

Master of Science (Hospitality Administration) (MHA)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 4 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 10,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


B.Sc. Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration from NCHMCT and IGNOU; OR Bachelors Degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from AICTE approved Institutes affiliated with recognized Universities;

3-Year Diploma in Hotel Management from NCHMCT + Graduation in any stream;


Faculty for Hotel Management Institutes fulfilling any of the above qualifications with minimum two years of teaching/industry experience.

Note:  The Programme is in collaboration with National council for Hotel Management and catering Technology, (NCHMCT) NOIDA, giving a regular programme with component of distance learning.Admissions through entrance test conducted by NCHMCT. For details contact Director (NCHMCT) or visit their website (www.nchmct.org).


Medium of Instructions: English

Programme Fee:  Rs. 10,000/-per semester for IGNOU component. NCHMCT to charge its own fees.

This programme has been designed to provide technical and professional expertise in the areas of managing the hotel and hospitality services.

This is a unique programme offered in collaboration with the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) as a pilot project. Initially, this programme is being offered through the institutes of Hotel Management affiliated to NCHMCT at Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kolkata with a total intake of 100 students every year.

The Master’s Programme in Hotel and Hospitality Services is a two-year degree programme. There will be regular classes at the four designated institutes. In addition to these, a few courses will be offered through the open learning system. The session begins in July. For further enquiry, one may contact NCHMCT or visit their website www.nchmct.org

Future Prospects: Higher Level Management in hotel and hospitality industry, teaching job.

The Programme is in collaboration with National council for Hotel Management and catering Technology, (NCHMCT) NOIDA, giving a regular programme with component of distance learning.


Teleconferencing is a one-way video and two-way audio facility. Teleconferencing will be held every month. During teleconferencing session, you will get an opportunity to interact by phone in facility or fax with the resource persons/experts who participate in teleconferencing session and clear your doubts immediately.

The teleconferencing facility will be available at the Regional Centre and Selected Study Centres. The teleconferencing schedule will be sent to the Programme In-charge and Regional Director who would inform the students. Teleconferencing is done through Gyan Darshan Channel. Students must regularly attend these sessions. These will help you to clarify doubts and interact with other learners all over the country.

Radio Counselling

Radio counselling will be held through F.M. and you can ask questions free of cost with phone in facilities right from your home. A toll free telephone number 110012345 has been provided for this purpose.


The programme will also be telecasted through DD Metro channel and schedule will be informed to students in advance.

Audio-video Programme

Audio and video programmes for each course have been prepared to support your learning. These Audio-video programmes in the form of cassettes are available at all Programme Study Centres. These Audio and video cassettes will be provided for viewing and listening. You can also hire the cassettes for viewing and listening.


Students will be required to complete seventy-five percent attendance in theory counselling to become eligible for appearing in Term-end Examination. Similarly, you will be required to complete ninety percent attendance in practical contact sessions to become eligible for appearing in practical examination.

Continuous Evaluation of Theory Component


Assignment is a means of continuing assessment of theory and practical. Assignments will help you to recapitulate the theory and go back to the text again in case you are unable to answer a particular question. Thus assignments also help to reinforce learning in distance learning system of education.

These assignments consist of a set of questions and activities that you will answer at your own place by referring your blocks. The assignments will cover all types of questions (long answer type, short answer type, objective type, multiple choice questions and case studies). The assignments will carry thirty percent weightage.

Students will be required to obtain fifty precent marks as pass percentage in each assignment separately. Each assignment will carry 100 marks. In the final result assignments will carry thirty percent weightage.

Term-end Examination

As stated earlier, term-end examination is the major component of the evaluation system and if carries seventy percent weightage in the Final result. The University conducts term-end examination twice a year i.e., in June and December.

Students can take the examination only after completion of the course, failing which you can take the same in December or June of subsequent years years within the total span of the programme.

In case you fail to get a pass score in the Tern-end Examination, you will be eligible to reappear at the next Term-end Examination for that course as and when if is held, within the total span of the Programme.

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