Hotel Management Entrance Exams In India [2017]

Owing to growing interest of Indians in traveling and the international tourists being attracted by the country, the hotel management industry in India is growing at a rapid rate.

The industry offers a wide variety of career prospects like cooking, housekeeping, and catering. You can go about any of these careers by opting for a course in hotel management.

A hotel management degree from a prominent institute will give wings to your career in the industry.

Besides, after a degree in hotel management, you can also choose to work with cruise ships, hospitals, airlines, and guest houses.

Now the admission to most of the renowned hotel management institutes takes place through entrance exams. So, before taking any crucial step, you must be aware of the important hotel management entrance exams conducted across the country.

So, here are the entrance exams for hotel management after 12th along with all the necessary details.

Hotel Management Entrance Exams In India [2017]

  1. AIHMCT WAT
  2. BIT Mesra Hotel Management Entrance Exam
  3. MAH HM CET
  4. Oberoi STEP
  5. JET Entrance Exam
  6. NCHMCT JEE
  7. IIHM eCHAT
  8. HIHT Entrance Exam
  9. Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa Entrance Exam
  10. BVP CET
  11. AIMA UGAT
  12. PUTHAT
  13. WBJEE JEHOM

Given below are the details pertaining these exams:

AIHMCT WAT

Conducting Authority

Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

Colleges Accepting Scores

Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

Programmes Offered

Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)

AIHMCT WAT Eligibility

Children of Army personnel (subject to conditions specified in the examination notification).

OR

Those who have passed 10+2 from any recognised board and with English as one of the subjects.

NOTE: Aspirants must not be older than 22 years as on July 1 of the year of admission.

BIT Mesra Hotel Management Entrance Exam

Conducting Authority

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

Colleges Accepting Scores

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

Programmes Offered

Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

BIT Mesra Hotel Management Entrance Exam Eligibility

10+2 from any recognised board with at least 45% marks (40% in case of reserved category candidates). Candidates’ date of birth must fall on or after October 1, 1992 (October 1, 1987, in the case of reserved category candidates).

MAH HM CET

Conducting Authority

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra

Colleges Accepting Scores

  • Lady Amritbai Daga College for Women of Arts, Comm & Sci & R.Purohit College of H.Sci & H. Sc. Technology, Nagpur
  • Yugantar Education Society’s Shri Balasaheb Tirpude College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Nagpur
  • AJMVPS Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology College, Ahmednagar
  • Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir’s College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology , Nashik
  • Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Pune
  • All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society’s College of HMCT, Pune
  • Dr DY Patil Vidya Pratishthan Society Dr DY Patil Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Tathawade,Tal:Mulshi Pune
  • Sinhgad Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Lonavala
  • TMV Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Mukundnagar

Programs Offered

  • Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • Family Business Management
  • Hotel Operation

Eligibility:

10+2 from any recognized board with at least 45% marks (40% in case of reserved category candidates).

Oberoi STEP

Conducting Authority

Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development

Colleges Accepting Scores

Oberoi Group of Hotels

Programmes Offered

  • Guest Service Management
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Kitchen Management

Oberoi STEP Eligibility

  • 10+2 from any recognized board.
  • Scored at least 61% marks or above in class 10 English.

    JET Entrance Exam

Conducting Authority

Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management

Colleges Accepting Scores

Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management

Programmes Offered

  • B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Management
  • Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management (H)
  • Bachelor in Hotel Management and Catering Technology

JET Eligibility
10+2 from any recognized board.

NCHMCT JEE

Conducting Authority

National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

Colleges Accepting Scores

21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 19 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management, one Public Sector Undertaking & 13 Private Hotel Management Colleges.

Programmes Offered

  • B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • Diploma in Food Production
  • Diploma in Food and Beverage Service
  • Diploma in Front Office
  • Diploma in House Keeping
  • Diploma in Bakery and Confectionery

NCHMCT JEE Eligibility

10+2 from any recognized board with English as one of the subjects.

IIHM eCHAT

Conducting Authority

International Institute of Hotel Management

Colleges Accepting Scores

All the IIHMs

Programmes Offered

  • B.A. in Hospitality Management
  • Advanced Diploma in International Hospitality Administration
  • B.Sc. in Hotel Management, Catering and Tourism

IIHM eChat Eligibility:

  • 10+2 with at least 50% marks and with English as one of the subjects.
  • Applicants must be 17-22 years old as on July 1 of the year of admission.

     HIHT Entrance Exam

Conducting Authority

Heritage Institute of Hotel and Tourism

Colleges Accepting Scores

Heritage Institute of Hotel and Tourism

Programmes Offered

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology & Tourism
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management
  • PG Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Diploma Course in Front Office & Accommodation Management
  • Diploma Course In Food & Beverage Service

HIHT Eligibility

10+2 from any recognized board.

Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa Entrance Exam

Conducting Authority

Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa

Colleges Accepting Scores

Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa

Programmes Offered 

Hospitality Management program

Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa Entrance Exam Eligibility

  • 10+2 from any recognized board.
  • Those who have scored above 50% in 10+2 are exempt from the exam. Such candidates can get admission on the basis of a personal interview.

    BVP CET

Conducting Authority

Bharati Vidyapeeth University

Colleges Accepting Scores

BVP University Hotel Management Institute

Programmes Offered

  • BSc in Hospitality Management & Hotel Administration
  • Bachelor of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Culinary Arts)
  • BSc in Hospitality Studies
  • Diploma & Certificate courses in Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • Certificate course in Cookery
  • Certificate course in Bakery
  • Certificate course in Food & Beverage Services

BVP CET Eligibility

10+2 from any recognized board.

OR

Three-year Diploma in Technical Education of Maharashtra State.

AIMA UGAT

Conducting Authority

All India Management Association

Colleges Accepting Scores

  • Dr YSR National Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Vidya Jyoti Institutions
  • Goa University
  • V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality
  • Education
  • Goa College of Hospitality & Culinary Education
  • Culinary Institute of India & CITMS
  • SRM Institute of Hotel Management

Programmes Offered

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Computer Application
  • Integrated M.B.A

AIMA UGAT Eligibility

10+2 from any recognized board.

PUTHAT

Conducting Authority

Panjab University, Chandigarh

Colleges Accepting Scores

Hotel Management Colleges in Panjab University

Programmes Offered

  • Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
  • Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management

PUTHAT Eligibility

10+2 from any recognized board with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/BC/PWD candidates)

WBJEE JEHOM

Conducting Authority

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board

Colleges Accepting Scores

Various Hotel Management Colleges and Institutes in West Bengal

Programmes Offered

Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology

Eligibility

10+2 from any recognized board with at least 45% marks (40% in case of reserved category candidates).

Mentioned above are some of the most renowned hotel management entrance exams. These exams open your door to quality education and training that will help you build a successful career.

Clearing any of the exams would gear you up for a thriving career in the industry.

Hope the information helped 🙂

Posted by Samiksha Kaintura

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3 Comments

  1. saxmvij@gmail.com'

    Very useful and compiled information. Just add what type of coaching is to be taken for preparation of these entrance exams.

  2. saxmvij@gmail.com'

    Very useful and compiled information. Just add what type of coaching is to be taken for preparation for these entrance exams.

  3. praveen.sanket@gmail.com'
    praveen upadhyay February 21, 2018 at 8:43 am

    please advise to me which institute is best for prepare entrance exam of Hotel management

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