About us

Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA) is a constituent unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, and was established in 1986 as a unit of Dr TMA Pai Foundation in partnership with the Hotels Division of ITC Ltd.

Today, WGSHA is India’s premier hotel management institute and it has been ranked 29th among the Best 50 Hospitality and Hotel Management Schools in the world 2019, by CEOWORLD Magazine.

An institute with excellent brand image, three decades of history, highly successful alumni base, supportive staff and welcoming atmosphere, it has been ranked

- No. 1 as ‘Supreme Hotel Management Institute of India’ by Global Human Resource Development Centre Pvt. Ltd. consecutively for the last eleven years, latest by GHRDC Hotel Management Institutes Survey 2019,
- No. 2 among Top 50 Colleges in Hotel Management in India by The Week – Hansa Research - Best Colleges Survey 2019,
- No. 2 among the Top 10 Hotel Management Colleges in India in Outlook- Drshti India’s Top Professional College Rankings 2019 and
- No. 2 among the Top 10 Hotel Management Colleges by India Today-  MDRA Best Colleges Ranking 2019