Hotel Management Entrance Exams

Hotel Management Entrance Exams are conducted at national level, state level, college level by various bodies and colleges. Depending upon which college student wishes to pursue the course in, relevant entrance test has to be appeared in.
Hotel Management is one of the evolving career options for the young students. Courses in hotel management cover everything housekeeping to finance and facility maintenance. Hotel management courses are offered at several universities and HM institutes. To avail admission in the top level institutes, the aspirants must have to appear and qualify the Hotel Management Entrance Exams

Some Hotel Management Entrance Exams are:-
1. Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (AIHMCT)
2. Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BVP CET HM)
3. Common Hotel Admission Test by IIHM (e-CHAT)
4. Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management Joint Entrance Test (GNIHM JET) 2019
5. Maharashtra BHMCT CET 2020
6. National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Exam (NCHMCT JEE)
7. Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT)
8. WBJEE Joint Entrance Examination For Admission to Bachelor Courses of Hotel Management & Research (JEHOM)

Common Entrance Tests which include Hotel Management Entrance Exams
1. BIT Mesra B.Pharm and BHMCET
2. GGSIPU Common Entrance Test (IPU CET)
3. Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam

List of top 5 Hotel Management Entrance Exams:-
Full Name: NCHMCT Joint entrance exam
Organizing Authority: National council of hotel management and catering technology

National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination or NCHMCT JEE (also known as NHCM JEE) is a national-level entrance exam conducted to offer admission to aspirants in hospitality and hotel administration programmes. Till 2018, National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHM & CT), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, conducted NCHMCT JEE exam. However, from 2019 onwards, NTA will conduct NCHM JEE exam.
One of the most renowned Hotel Management Entrance Exams is NCHMCT JEE. It is the joint entrance examination which offers admission to the hospitality and hotel administration programs. The entrance exam is usually scheduled in the month of April every year. To appear in the entrance exam, the students must have passed the senior secondary exam. The question paper is bilingual in nature. Negative marking is applicable for the wrong answers. Three (3) hours will be provided to solve the exam paper.
Top Colleges Accepting NCHMCT JEE Scores
The list of colleges accepting NCHMCT JEE scores for admission has not been released yet. In 2019, a total of 21 central Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs), 22 state IHMs, one Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) IHM, 20 private IHMs, and 13 food craft institutes will accept NCHMCT JEE scores for admissions.

Central Government Affiliated Institutes of Hotel Management
Institute of Hotel Management, Bengaluru
Institute of Hotel Management, Gwalior
Institute of Hotel Management, Bhopal
Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur
Institute of Hotel Management, Bhubaneswar
Institute of Hotel Management, Hyderabad
Institute of Hotel Management, Chennai
Institute of Hotel Management, Jaipur
Institute of Hotel Management, New Delhi
Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata
Dr Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management
Institute of Hotel Management, Lucknow
Institute of Hotel Management, Gandhinagar
Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai
Institute of Hotel Management, Goa
Institute of Hotel Management, Shillong
Institute of Hotel Management, Gurdaspur
Institute of Hotel Management, Shimla
Institute of Hotel Management, Guwahati
Institute of Hotel Management, Srinagar
Institute of Hotel Management, Thiruvananthapuram
NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern

  • NCHMCT requires 5 different streams of subjects to be studied and English as a compulsory subject to be studied in the educational background.
  • A pen and paper test in both Hindi and English.
  • The examination contains objective type questions based on the latest syllabus
  • The type of question varies from section to section. Here are the type of questions that will be asked in all the sections:
      Numerical Ability and Analytical aptitude-
      Candidates must study topics of numerical ability. Basic mathematics questions are asked.
      Reasoning and Logical Deduction-
      Simple to work out. Always be calm and focused using your logical ability to solve the problems
      General Knowledge and current affairs-
      GK asked from around the world and the country. Read good GK books and newspaper for solving this section.
      English Language-
      Good command over English is required for this section.
      Aptitude for Service Sector-
      It is suggested to go through previous years question papers. Easy questions that can be solved with practice.

    Section wise weight-age
    Sections No. of Questions Marks
    Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude 30 30
    Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30 30
    General Language and Current Affairs 30 30
    English Language 60 60
    Aptitude for Service Sector 50 50
    Total 200 200

    2. AIMA UGAT
    Full Name:
    AIMA Undergraduate aptitude test

    Organizing Body:

    AIMA is the UG level HM entrance exam which is conducted with the basic objective to grant admission in the hotel management courses. The UG aptitude test is scheduled in the month of May every year. The candidate must have passed HSC or equivalent exam from the recognized board. This is the paper based offline test. The exam will have nearly 180 questions in total. The exam comprises of multiple choice objective type questions. 2 hours time duration is provided to solve the exam.
    3. IIHM E – CHAT Full Name: IIHM E – CHAT entrance exam
    Organizing Body: IIHM
    Another renowned Hotel Management Entrance Exams is IIHM e – CHAT which is generally scheduled in the month of May every year. This entrance exam is hosted with the sole purpose to offer admission in the hotel management courses. The upper age limit of the candidate is 22 years. Also, the applicant should have passed the 12th class examination in regular mode from the recognized examination board with English as one of the subject. IIHM e – CHAT is an online platform for common admissions for all IIHMs.
    ,4. AIHMCT WAT
    Full Name: AIHMCT written admission test

    Organizing Body: AIHMCT
    The written admission test is quite popular hotel management entrance examination. This exam aims at granting admission to the deserving students in various hotel management courses. The aptitude test is scheduled in the month of April every year. AIHMCT WAT is 180 minutes (3 hours) entrance examination. The exam is in offline mode as it is the written admission test. The questions in the exam paper are objective in nature. The examination comprises of four sections. The test is held at various test centers.

    5. BVP HM Full Name: BVP hotel management entrance exam
    Organizing Body: Bharti Vidyapeeth University
    BVP HM is university level Hotel Management Entrance Exams which is hosted to grant admissions in the hotel management courses. The exam is organized in the month of June every year. The duration of the entrance exam is two (2) hours. The test is conducted at various test centers. BVP HM comprises of nearly 100 multiple choice questions with four (4) alternatives and only ONE correct answer.

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