Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration was established as a unit of the Dr TMA Pai Foundation. In 1987, the foundation joined hands with Welcomgroup, the hotel division of ITC Ltd. to set up the WGSHA institute.
The training and development program of WGSHA is recognised by the International Hotel Association, Paris. It is a constituent college of Manipal University since July 2003.
The college has been securing a majority of the top university rankings over the years and its alumni have found positions in leading hotel chains, airlines, travel agencies and other organisations like Citibank, Blue Dart Couriers, GE Capital and International Services.
WGSHA has been consistently ranked as the No. 1 institute in the country for hotel management studies.
Source: GHRDC Hotel Management Institute Survey 2014
Source: The Week – Hansa Research - Best College Survey 2014.
Source: Outlook – Drshti Survey July, 2014
Infrastructure and Facilities
The only Hotel Management College in India located within a University campus. The age and size of the campus in a sustainable environment with state of the art infrastructure and teaching learning resources. All facilities match global standards to enhance learning and faculty-student interaction having excellent Faculty-Student ratio of 1: 10.
Faculty and students are engaged in publishing and research work, which is supported by large collection of digital learning resources. Faculty memb
Industry tie-ups: Tie-ups with the leaders in the hospitality industry like the Welcomgroup, the hotel division of ITC Ltd., makes WGSHA the first choice for aspiring students.
International collaborations: The training and development program of WGSHA is recognised by the International Hotel Association, Paris.
Placements: MU is proactive in placing the students into positions of their preference. The institute has a well-organised placement team headed by the Associate Director (Industrial Liaison, Placements and Practice
Fee Waiver Scheme
The State Government has started a fee waiver scheme to help the economically poor but meritorious students. Further information regarding this can be obtained from the office of the Registrar.
Getting Education is no longer an insurmountable problem these days. Education loans are available to the needy and deserving students from the Nationalized Banks at reasonable rates of interest. Theses loans are repayable after the completion of the degree/diploma.
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