Message from the HOI - Chef. K Thirugnanasambantham

The Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), a constituent institute of Manipal Academy of Higher Education,  is dedicated  to excellence in teaching, learning, and research to develop professionals who would make a difference globally  in related disciplines of the hotel and hospitality sector.

The faculty is engaged to push the boundaries of student knowledge with the service sector, primarily the hotel and tourism industry. WGSHA offers an unparalleled student experience and leadership training through its 4 year Bachelor in Hotel Management (BHM) program.

Established in 1986,  the institute was the first in India to offer a degree in hospitality (hotel management), and continues to rank first in all national-level rankings of Indian hotel management institutions. Over 2000 alumni are engaged gainfully in the core areas of hotel administration across the world. Graduates are equally equipped to compete in any service sector arena like retail, banking, service enterprise, cruise liners, service apartments, high-end restaurants, and hospitality mixed-use complexes,  to name a few. A  100% placement on graduation guarantees students a career in the front office, rooms division, food & beverage service, and food production. Professionalism through the understanding of world citizenry has been the vision of the institute.