Hotel Management

The most important entrance exam for Hotel Management is the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination (NCHMCT JEE). To be eligible to appear for this exam, a candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (10+2), or an equivalent


Section No. of Questions Total Marks
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 30 30
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 30 30
English Language 60 60
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30 30
Aptitude for Service Sector 50 50
Total 200 200

NOTE: Exam duration is 3 hours.

Closing Ranks for top 10 institutes under NCHMCT

Institute Name General Category Closing rank
IHM Delhi, Pusa (CHM) 484
IHM Mumbai (CHM) 744
IHM Bengaluru (CHM) 1870
AIHM Chandigarh (CHM) 1926
DIHM-Lajpat Nagar (SHM) 2237
IHM Kolkata (CHM) 2426
IHM Goa (CHM) 3038
CIHM-Chandigarh (SHM) 3040
IHM Jaipur (CHM) 3897
IHM Gandhi Nagar (CHM) 3974

Time: 180 mins

Total Marks: 200

Marking: Each correct answer under Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English Language components carry one mark.For any wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. The Graded mark(s) will be awarded under Aptitude for Service Sector component in the following manner; the most appropriate answer carries 1.00, the next appropriate answer carries 0.75, the next to next appropriate answer carries 0.50 whereas the last in appropriate answer shall carries negative marks of 0.25 to be deducted.

Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad – Written Exam

Selection Procedure: Online Profiling (weightage – 20%), Statement of Purpose and Group Discussion (weightage – 30%) and a Personal Interview (weightage – 50%).

Welcome Graduate Schools of Hotel Administration, Manipal

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor in Hotel Management (4 years). Candidates have the option of joining the Integrated.
  • MBA course after the completion of second year.
  • Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology: 3 yrs.

International Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata/ Delhi/ Bangalore

Courses offered:

  • Degree Course -BA in International Hospitality Management of QMUC, United Kingdom.
  • 3 year Diploma in Hotel & Catering Management.

Oberoi Center for Learning and Development

The Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development initiated the unique Systematic Training and Education Programme (STEP) in 2004. This three-year programme, provides class XII pass outs the opportunity of acquiring specific and specialized training and knowledge in The Oberoi Group’s hotels while pursuing a Bachelor of Tourism Studies (BTS) degree from the Indira Gandhi National Open University. OCLD bear most expenses on behalf of the trainee including accommodation, the fee for the BTS Degree and in addition give a monthly stipend. This programme is currently hosted in eleven of The Oberoi Group’s hotels and has over 250 trainees.


  • Hotel Operations Programme: This consists of time spent in various sections of the three major operations departments: Food and Beverage, Front Office and Housekeeping.
  • Kitchen Operations Programme: This involves training in Western and Indian kitchens and specialist operations such as bakery, pastry and cold kitchen.

Institute for International Management and Technology (IIMT), Gurgaon

Courses offered:

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Christ College, Bangalore

Courses offered:

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Bangalore

Courses offered:

  • 4-yr Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management (Affiliated to Bangalore University and approved by AICTE).

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
  • No of Seats :120