Type of College


Accreditation & Recognition

AICTE, NBA, NAAC with "A" Grade, IAO




Manipal University, Manipal

About Welcomegroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration

Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal was established in 1986. It is administered by Dr. TMA Pai Foundation. Since July 2003, it has been a constituent institute of Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

In 1987, the foundation of the college collaborated with the hotel division of ITC Ltd., Welcomgroup and the WGSHA institute was founded.

WGSHA is self-affiliated to Manipal University, Manipal. The institute is recognized by the International Hotel Association (IHA), Paris and also by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

WGSHA was re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA score 3.30 on a 4 point scale in the second cycle) in 2016.
It has also been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and International Accreditation Organization (IAO). WGSHA has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 Certification. It is under the administration of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India.

It is an institute that aims at offering education in the best possible way to students who want to enter the hospitality industry. The Council of Hotel, Restaurant Institutional Education (CHRIE) listed WGSHA as the first Indian Hotel Management Institute. WGSHA was transferred to Manipal University in the academic year 2003-2004.

WGSHA offers a B.A. degree in culinary arts. It also offers postgraduate, undergraduate, specialization programmes, add-on certificate courses, diploma and a postgraduate diploma in hotel management.

The four-year degree course that the institute offers in hotel management comprises of various subjects: hotel accounting, human research development, dynamics of human resource, marketing management, financial management and business law.

Among the south zone hotel management colleges, WGSHA has found a place among the private hotel management colleges. It has also secured a position among the top fifty colleges of hotel management.

Students who want to take admission to this college must have scored fifty percent marks in class XII. Candidates are given admission based on their performance in a written test, followed by a group discussion and an interview.


  • The institute has the vision to impart hospitality education that is dynamic, robust and internationally benchmarked to its students to make them competent professionals in the global
  • The Institute has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The Institute has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping, and beautiful flower-beds
  • The Institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The Institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The Institute has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, multipurpose halls, playground etc
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The Institute has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The Institute has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 3rd June 2012 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The Institute has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The Institute also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology

Special Features:

  • Affordable Price
  • Own Campus in the Heart of the City
  • 100% Job Guarantee if 90% attendance
  • Quality Teaching by Experienced Faculties
  • Practical Exposure and Study Tour
  • Well Equipped Infrastructure
  • 100% Result with 1st Class Distinction
  • Earn while you learn
  • Stipend facilities for SC, ST & SEBC students
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) Full Time 4 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Hotel Management (Lateral Entry) Full Time 3 Years 10+2+3
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Science in Dietetics & Applied Nutrition Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Masters Programme in Hospitality & Tourism Management Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
P.G Diploma
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Post Graduate Diploma in Culinary Arts Full Time 1 Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Counseling Centre
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training





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