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Hotel Management Entrance Exams after 12th

Author : Palak Khanna

March 31, 2022

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If you are interested in hotels and enjoy seeing new locations and interacting with people, a career in the hospitality business might be a perfect fit for you.

In today's environment, hotel management courses feature a variety of lucrative work prospects and job opportunities for students, and they are in great demand.

Hotel management courses will professionally teach you how to handle and manage a hotel in such a manner that all clients who visit the hotel have a nice, flawless, and unforgettable experience.

So, if you want to work in the hospitality industry, you can study Hotel Management after graduating from high school.

The best part about the hotel management industry is that students from any stream, including science, arts, and commerce, can enroll in a hotel management course after completing their 12th grade.

You might be wondering what the different Hotel Management courses and entrances are after the 12th. So, go ahead and read the post; it will give you a thorough understanding of hotel Management courses and entrance exams to take after the 12th standard.

List of Hotel Management Courses after 12th

In India, there are several hotel management courses to choose from. Students in India can pursue Certificate, Diploma, and Degree level programs in Hotel Management.

Degree level courses can be done after the 12th standard, whereas Diploma and Certificate level courses are preferable after the 10th standard. The table below lists some of the most popular Hotel Management degree courses available in India.

Course Duration 
Degree Programmes 
Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) 3 years
BBA in Hotel Management 3 years
B.A/ B.A(H) in Hotel Management 3 years
BBA in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism 3 years
BSc in Hospitality & Administration 3 years
BSc in Hospitality and Catering Services 3 years
Bachelor in Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) 4 years
BVoc in Hotel Management 3 years
BSc In Culinary Arts 3 years

List of Hotel Management Entrance Exams After 12th

For admission to Hotel Management Courses, there are four types of exams:- National Level, University level, state level, and Hotel Specific.

Take a look at the top Hotel Management entrance exams that are held for admission to Undergraduate Hotel Management programs at major renowned institutes in India:

Exam Name  Exam Type Course  Duration Exam Duration Total No. Questions Sections
NCHMCT JEE National Level Exam B.Sc (H.H.A) 3 years 180 minutes 200 5 Sections Numerical Aptitude Reasoning and Logical Deduction General Knowledge English Language Aptitude for Service Sector
AIMA UGAT National Level Exam BHM 3 years 180 minutes 180 6 Sections Scientific Aptitude Service Aptitude General Knowledge Reasoning and Intelligence Numerical and Data Analysis English Language
IIHM eCHAT National Level Exam B.A / B.Sc Hotel Management 3 years 60 minutes 60 5 Sections General Awareness English Scientific and Service Aptitude Analytical Reasoning Data Analysis
IPU CET BHMCT University Level Exam BHMCT 4 years 150 minutes 100 4 sections English language and Comprehension Logical and Analytical Ability General Awareness Subjectual Knowledge
PUTHAT University Level Exam BHMCT BTTM 4 years 90 minutes 100 4 sections Reasoning Ability General Knowledge and CA English Aptitude Hospitality Industry Awareness
Oberoi STEP Hotel Specific Exam Hotel Operations Programe 3 years - 3 3 Interview Rounds
IHM AEE Hotel Specific Exam B.A (H) 3 years - - 4 Rounds EPT Statement of Purpose GD and PI
UP CET BHMCT State Level Exam BHMCT 4 years 120 Minutes  100 4 Sections Reasoning and logical deduction General knowledge Numerical and Scientific Aptitude English
MAH BHMCT CET State Level Exam BHMCT 4 years 90 Minutes  100 3 Sections Verbal and Arithmetic Reasoning Reasoning Ability General Awareness

Hotel Management Entrance Exams After 12th

Take a look at the top Hotel Management entrance exams that are held for admission to Undergraduate Hotel Management programmes at major renowned institutes in India.

NCHMCT JEE

The National Testing Agency (NTA) holds the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) every year for admission of eligible candidates to B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration courses.

The NCHMCT JEE Exam serves as a gateway to the B.Sc. H.H.A. Courses at the prestigious Central Institutes of Hotel Management.

NCHMCT JEE Selection Process

The NCHMCT JEE selection will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the All India (Written Test) JEE.

An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the NCHMCT JEE (AIR).

There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission are exclusively granted based on NCHMCT JEE merit and rank. Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to practice NCHMCT JEE mock tests to score well in the exam.

NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern

Applicants must be aware of the syllabus, exam pattern, and the expert suggested tips before beginning their preparation for the NCHMCT JEE examination, as they can help improve their preparation.

  • NCHMCT JEE will be conducted in offline mode and the Medium of examination will be English and Hindi.
  • The exam pattern will consist of five sections, Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language, and Aptitude for Service Sector.
  • It is an objective-type exam and will have ONE question paper consisting of 200 questions for a total of 3 hours duration. and only the candidates who have been declared successful in this test will be eligible for further rounds of the admission process
  • For each correct response, the candidate will be rewarded 04 (four) marks and for each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total marks.
Exam Name  NCHMCT JEE
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Level National level
Exam Date first week of July 
Sections five sections (Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language, and Aptitude for Service Sector)
Exam Mode Computer-based test (Online)
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Total marks 800 Marks
Exam duration 180 Minutes (3 hours)
Negative Marking Yes

Aspirants can go through the NCHMCT JEE sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

NCHMCT JEE Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Percentage Weightage Time Duration
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 30 120 15 percent 180 minutes
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30 120 15 percent
General Knowledge & Current Affairs  30 120 15 percent
English Language 60 240 30 percent
Aptitude for Service Sector 50 200 25 percent
Total 200 800 100 percent

NCHMCT JEE Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in JEE on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or it's equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling
  • Candidates should be below 25 years of age.
  • The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/documents at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will stand cancelled.
  • Those who successfully qualify for the NCHMCT JEE exam must provide a physical fitness certificate at the time of the admission process. The certificate will have to be provided by a registered medical practitioner.

NCHMCT JEE 2022: Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the NCHMCT JEE Syllabus before starting their preparation

Section  Syllabus
English Fill in the blanks, Spotting errors, Spelling mistakes, Cloze Test, Synonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Analogies, Idioms and Phrases, Antonyms One-word substitution, Syllogism, Para Jumbles, Parallelism, Theme Detection, Fill in the Blanks, Idioms Word Building Phrases, Active/passive voice English comprehension, Inappropriate usage of words, Spotting errors, Critical Thinking, Assertion Reasoning, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, Synonyms, Antonyms
Gk and Current Affairs Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large United Nations and other important World Organisations, General Scientific and Technological Developments, Flagship Government Programs, Business, and Trade Awareness, Common Abbreviations, Monuments and Places of India, Indian and World History, Indian Polity, and Governance
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude Boats and Streams, Statements Assumptions, Profit and Loss, Pipes and Cisterns, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Ratio and Time, Combinations Venn Diagram, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Fractions, Averages, Elementary Statistics, Direction, LCM, HCF Square roots, Data Sufficiency, Relationship between Numbers, Permutations and, Geometry and Trigonometry, Volume and Surface area of solid, Ratio and Proportion
Reasoning and Logical Deduction Discounts, Symbols, Notations, Cloze Test, Verbal Series, Nonverbal series, Analogies, Classification Blood Relations, Routes and Networks, Analytical Reasoning, Linear Arrangements, Data Comparison, Percentage, Para Jumbles, Code and Decoding Direction and Distances, Quantitative, Comparison Problems based on Symmetry Problem based on Visual-Ability, Ordering and Sequencing, Complex Arrangements
Aptitude for Service Sector It checks your holistic development and moral attitudes in the subject of hospitality. It also tests the candidate’s interpersonal skills.

NCHMCT JEE Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
NCHMCT JEE registration starts The first week of Feb 2022 
Last date to apply for NCHMCT JEE The first week of May 2022
NCHMCT JEE admit card The first week of June 2022
NCHMCT JEE exam Last week of June 2022

AIMA UGAT

The All India Management Association (AIMA) holds the Under Graduate Aptitude Test (UGAT) every year for admission of eligible candidates to the BHM(Bachelors of Hotel Management) course. The exam serves as a gateway to the BHM Course of the participating Universities. Applicants eager to enter the hospitality sector are advised to practice for the AIMA UGAT mock test to score well in the exam.

AIMA UGAT Selection Process

The selection process of the BHM programme will depend on the participating institutions. Candidates will have to register directly to the website of participating institutes to enrol in their programme. Admission will be on the basis of merit of AIMA UGAT score.

AIMA UGAT Exam Pattern

Applicants must be aware of the syllabus, exam pattern, and the expert suggested tips before beginning their preparation for the AIMA UGAT examination, as they can help improve their preparation.

  • AIMA UGAT will be conducted in offline mode and the Medium of examination will be English and Hindi.
  • The exam pattern will consist of six sections namely Scientific Aptitude, Service Aptitude, General Knowledge, Reasoning and Intelligence, Numerical and Data Analysis and English Language.
  • It is an objective exam and will have ONE question paper consisting of 180 questions for a total of 3 hours duration. and only the candidates who have been declared successful in this test will be eligible for further rounds of the admission process
  • For each correct response, the candidate will be rewarded 1 mark and there is no negative marking.
Exam Name  NCHMCT JEE
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Level National level
Exam Date first week of May
Sections six sections (Scientific Aptitude, Service Aptitude, General Knowledge, Reasoning and Intelligence, Numerical and Data Analysis and English Language.)
Exam Mode offline
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Total marks 180
Exam duration 180 Minutes (3 hours)
Negative Marking No

Aspirants can go through the AIMA UGAT sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

NCHMCT JEE Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Percentage Weightage Time Duration
Scientific Aptitude 25 25 14 percent 180 minutes
Service Aptitude 25 25 14 percent
General Knowledge 30 30 16.5 percent
Reasoning and Intelligence 30 30 16.5 percent
Numerical and Data Analysis 30 30 16.5 percent
English Language 40 40 22.5 percent
Total 180 180 100 percent

AIMA UGAT Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% in 10+2 qualifying examinations.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling
  • Candidates should be above 17 years of age.

AIMA UGAT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
AIMA UGAT registration starts last week of December 2022
Last date to apply for AIMA UGAT Last week of April 2022
AIMA UGAT admit card Last week of April 2022
AIMA UGAT exam First week of May 2022

AIMA UGAT Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the AIMA UGAT syllabus before starting their preparation.

Section  Syllabus
English Language Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Fill in the Blanks, One-word substitution, Contextual usage, Syllogisms, Sentence correction, Idioms, Analogies, Different usage of same word, Antonyms, Jumbled paragraphs etc.
Gk and Current Affairs Government and Politics, Famous Personalities, Business, Economy, History, Geography, Static GK, and Current affairs.
Numerical and data Analysis Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc), Number system, HCF & LCM, Algebra, Ratios and Proportion, Work and time, Percentages, Averages, Profit & Loss, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations, Geometric Progression, Time-Speed-Distance.
Reasoning and general Intelligence  Coding & Decoding, Visual reasoning, Pie Chart, Puzzles, Arrangement, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Course of Action, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, 
Aptitude for Service Sector It checks your holistic development and moral attitudes in the subject of hospitality. It also tests the candidate’s interpersonal skills.

IIHM eCHAT

International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM) conducts Electronic Common Hotel Admission Test (eCHAT) to offer admission to candidates in hotel management programmes on offer by the institute. 

IIHM eCHAT Selection Process

A cumulative score based on an aptitude test, group discussion, and personal interview round will be used for the preparation of merit list and candidates will be granted admissions on the basis of merit in the list.

  • Candidates will be required to take an Aptitude Test eCHAT administered by IIHM as a part of the selection process, which will assess the candidate's aptitude, logical reasoning skills, and English language proficiency.
  • To advance to the next round, candidates must acquire a minimum qualifying score as determined by IIHM cut-off.
  • Candidates who pass this exam are eligible to take the Group Discussion and the Personal Interview (PI) round.
  • Candidates who pass the Aptitude Test will be invited to the Personal Interview phase. The interview assesses the students' personality, communication skills, general awareness, and persuasion abilities.
  • Candidates will then be required to appear for the IIHM counselling. The college and seat allotment of a candidate will be done on the basis of the merit list of IIHM eCHAT.
  • Candidates will then have to complete the admission formalities of the respective IIHM that has been allocated to them.

IIHM eCHAT Exam Pattern 2021

The IIHM eCHAT exam pattern was created to evaluate a candidate's overall personality as well as their analytical and logical abilities. Because the exam is for admission to specialized hotel management courses, the qualities required for hotel management courses include good personality traits, fast thinking, and problem-solving abilities. Therefore, the structure and syllabus of the IIHM eCHAT test have been designed to identify applicants who possess the aforementioned skills.

  • There are a total of 50 multiple-choice questions to be solved in a duration of 60 minutes. 
  • There are five sections in IIHM eCHAT namely: General Awareness, English, Scientific and Service Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, and Data Analysis and Interpretation
Exam Name  IIHM eCHAT
Question type Multiple choice questions, True/False questions, Text fill-in-the-blank, Numeric fill-in-the-blank, Multiple selection (Student can select multiple answers in such questions)and Picture-click multiple choice.
Conducting Body IIHM
Exam Level National level
Exam Date Second week of Jan
Sections five sections (General Awareness, English, Scientific and Service Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, and Data Analysis and Interpretation)
Exam Mode offline
Exam duration 60 Minutes (1 hours)

IIHM eCHAT Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the IIHM eCHAT syllabus before starting their preparation.

Section  Syllabus
English Language Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Fill in the Blanks, One-word substitution, Contextual usage, Syllogisms, Sentence correction, Idioms, Analogies, Different usage of the same word, Antonyms, Jumbled paragraphs, etc.
General Awareness Government and Politics, Famous Personalities, Business, Economy, History, Geography, Static GK, and Current affairs.
Data Analysis and Interpretation Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc), Number system, HCF & LCM, Algebra, Ratios and Proportion, Work and time, Percentages, Averages, Profit & Loss, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations, Geometric Progression, Time-Speed-Distance.
Analytical Reasoning Coding & Decoding, Visual reasoning, Pie Chart, Puzzles, Arrangement, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Course of Action, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, 
Aptitude for Service Sector It checks your holistic development and moral attitudes in the subject of hospitality. It also tests the candidate’s interpersonal skills.

IIHM eCHAT Courses

The following are the courses that allow admission through the IIHM eCHAT exam.

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Hotel Management, Catering and Tourism
Advanced Diploma in International Hospitality and Administration

IIHM eCHAT Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling
  • Candidates should be below 22 years of age.

IIHM eCHAT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
IIHM eCHAT registration starts First Week of December 2022
Last date to apply for IIHM eCHAT Last week of December 2022
IIHM eCHAT admit card First week of January 2022
IIHM eCHAT exam Second week of January 2022

IPU CET BHMCT

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University(GGSIPU) conducts the IP University Common Entrance Test(CET) for admission of eligible candidates in the Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology programme of IP university affiliated colleges. 

  • The four-year programme Bachelor degree in Hotel Management and catering technology (BHMCT) is offered by two institutes namely Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute Of Hotel Management & Catering Technology and Delhi Technical Campus.
  • The IPU BHM programme is 4 years long and provides the industrial and operational skill sets required in the field of hospitality so that the candidate can get acclimatized with the environment of the market.
  • The institute offers campus recruitment on a regular basis to its students. Some of the hotels that recruit candidates of the hotel management courses from IPU are: Taj hotels, resorts and palaces, IHG (InterContinental Hotel Group) etc. 

IPU CET BHMCT Selection Process

The IPU CET BHMCT selection will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the Common Entrance Test. An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the IPU CET BHMCT.

There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on IPU CET BHMCT merit and rank.

IPU CET BHMCT Exam Pattern

The IPU CET BHMCT exam pattern has been designed to assess a candidate's entire personality as well as their analytical and logical skills.

Because the exam is for admission to hotel management courses, which are specialised courses, the qualities required for hotel management courses include positive personality traits, quick thinking, and problem-solving abilities.

As a result, the IPU CET BHMCT test structure and syllabus have been devised to identify applicants who possess the aforementioned skills.

  • There are a total of 100 multiple-choice questions to be solved in a duration of 150 minutes. 
  • There are five sections in IPU CET BHMCT namely: General Awareness, English, Scientific and Service Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, and Data Analysis and Interpretation
Exam Name  IPU CET BHMCT
Number of Questions 100 Questions
Conducting Body IP University
Exam Level University level
Exam Date The first week of May
Sections 4 sections (English language and Comprehension, Logical and Analytical Ability, General Awareness, Knowledge of Accounts/ Commerce and Science )
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Exam duration 150 Minutes (2½ hours)
Marking Scheme +4 for every correct answer -1 for every incorrect answer
Medium of Exam English

Aspirants can go through the IPU CET BHMCT sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

IPU CET Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Percentage Weightage Time Duration
English language and Comprehension 25 100 25 percent 150 minutes
Logical and Analytical Ability 30 120 30 percent
General Awareness 25 100 25 percent
Knowledge of Accounts/ Commerce and Science 20 80 20 percent
Total 100 400 100 percent

PU CET BHMCT Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the IPU CET BHMCT syllabus before starting their preparation.

Section  Syllabus
English Language Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Fill in the Blanks, One-word substitution, Contextual usage, Syllogisms, Sentence correction, Idioms, Analogies, Different usage of the same word, Antonyms, Jumbled paragraphs, Sentence Reconstruction, Spelling mistakes, Rearrangement of words and sentences
General Awareness Government and Politics, Famous Personalities, Business, Economy, History, Geography, Static GK, Current affairs, Prizes and awards, Inventions and discoveries, World organizations, Books and Authors, Famous personalities, Disasters, Solar system, Sports, Currencies, Animals, Languages, Arts, Science and technology
Analytical Reasoning Coding & Decoding, Visual reasoning, Pie Chart, Puzzles, Arrangement, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Course of Action, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, Assumptions and arguments, Symmetry and Visual Ability, Linear and complex Arrangements, Symbols and notations.

IPU CET BHMCT Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% in 10+2 qualifying examinations.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling
  • Candidates should be above 21 years of age.

IPU CET BHMCT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
IIHM eCHAT registration starts First Week of December 2022
Last date to apply for IIHM eCHAT Last week of December 2022
IIHM eCHAT admit card The first week of January 2022
IIHM eCHAT exam The second week of January 2022

PUTHAT

Punjab University conducts the Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test for admission of eligible candidates in the Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology(BHMCT) and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM) programme of Punjab university affiliated colleges. 

  • There are a total of 60 seats for the four-year programme Bachelor degree in Hotel Management and catering technology (BHMCT) offered by Punjab University.
  • The BHMCT and BTTM programmes are structured to provide the industrial and operational skill sets required in the field of hospitality so that the candidate can get acclimatized with the environment of the market.

PUTHAT Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the BHMCT and BTTM programmes offered by Punjab University will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the Common Entrance Test.

An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the PUTHAT. There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on PUTHAT merit and rank.

PUTHAT Exam Pattern

The PUTHAT exam pattern is designed to test a candidate's overall personality as well as their analytical and logical abilities.

Because the exam is for admission to specialized hotel management courses, the qualities required for hotel management courses include good personality traits, fast thinking, and problem-solving abilities.

As a result, the PUTHAT test structure and syllabus were developed in order to identify applicants who exhibit the aforementioned competencies.

  • It is an offline Pen and Paper based exam(depending upon conditions).
  • There are a total of 100 multiple-choice questions to be solved in a duration of 90 minutes. 
  • There are four sections in PUTHAT namely: Current Affairs and General Awareness, English Aptitude, Hospitality Industry Awareness, and Reasoning Ability.
Exam Name  PUTHAT
Number of Questions 100 Questions
Conducting Body Punjab University
Exam Level University level
Exam Date Last week of July
Sections 4 sections (Current Affairs and General Awareness, English Aptitude, Hospitality Industry Awareness, and Reasoning Ability.)
Exam Mode Offline(Pen and Paper Based)
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Exam duration 90 Minutes (1.5 hours)
Marking Scheme +1 for every correct answer -.25 for every incorrect answer
Medium of Exam English

Aspirants can go through the PUTHAT sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

IPU CET Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Percentage Weightage Time Duration
English Aptitude 30 30 30 percent   90 minutes
Reasoning Ability 20 20 20 percent
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20 20 percent
Hospitality Industry Awareness 30 30 30 percent
Total 100 100 100 percent

PUTHAT Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the PUTHAT syllabus before starting their preparation.

Section  Syllabus
English Language Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Fill in the Blanks, One-word substitution, Contextual usage, Syllogisms, Sentence correction, Idioms, Analogies, Different usage of the same word, Antonyms, Jumbled paragraphs, Sentence Reconstruction, Spelling mistakes, Rearrangement of words and sentences
General Awareness Government and Politics, Famous Personalities, Business, Economy, History, Geography, Static GK, Current affairs, Prizes and awards, Inventions and discoveries, World organizations, Books and Authors, Famous personalities, Disasters, Solar system, Sports, Currencies, Animals, Languages, Arts, Science and technology
Reasoning Coding & Decoding, Visual reasoning, Pie Chart, Puzzles, Arrangement, Strong Arguments, and Weak Arguments, Course of Action, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, Assumptions and arguments, Symmetry and Visual Ability, Linear and complex Arrangements, Symbols and notations.

PUTHAT Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% in 10+2 qualifying examinations.
  • For SC/ST/BC/PwD Categories the students should have obtained a minimum of 45% in the qualifying examinations with English as one of the Compulsory Subjects.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling

PUTHAT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
PUTHAT registration starts Last Week of June 2022
Last date to apply for PUTHAT The second week of July 2022
PUTHAT admit card Last week of July 2022
PUTHAT exam Last week of July 2022

Oberoi- STEP

Oberoi Group of Hotels offers a three-year hospitality management job training programme at Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development , as well as a correspondence Bachelor's Degree in Tourism Studies from IGNOU through its STEP(Systematic Training and Education Programme) programme.

Candidates who wish to apply for this programme must complete the Oberoi STEP application form on their official website.

Oberoi STEP Courses

Candidates can check the table below to know the courses while applying for Oberoi STEP. The duration of all the programs is 3 years.

S.No Courses
1 Hotel Operations Programme - Front Office and Food & Beverage Service
2 Hotel Operations Programme - Kitchen
3 Hotel Operations Programme - Housekeeping

Oberoi STEP Eligibility Criteria 

Before filling out the Oberoi STEP application form, candidates should make sure they meet the qualifying requirements. The Oberoi STEP eligibility conditions are listed below.

  • They must have completed the 12th grade from an Indian board accredited by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
  • Candidates applying for the Oberoi STEP must be between the age of 18 and 20 in the year in which they would commence their studies.
  • Candidates must have received at least 71 percent in their 10th grade. Those who passed the CBSE board's 10th grade must have received a B1 grade or an 8 grade point.

Oberoi STEP Selection Process 

Once the application process is over, candidates will have to appear for the interview round. There will not be any entrance exam for Oberoi STEP.

After the interview round, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the interview round. The result of Oberoi STEP will be sent to the selected candidates on their registered email address. 

Oberoi STEP Interview Round

The Oberoi STEP interview has three rounds. Candidates can check the details for the three rounds for Oberoi STEP below:

  • Phase 1: Candidates are placed into groups of 15-20 people for this round. All of the groups will be required to complete some activities and tasks that have been assigned to them. This phase will test candidates' communication and presenting skills.
  • Phase 2: Those that cleared the first round will be considered for the second round. Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear before a panel of faculty members for a one-on-one assessment. Candidates will be judged on their personality, conduct, and hospitality knowledge in this round.
  • Phase 3: Those who passed Stage 1 and 2 will be invited to participate in the interview round. Candidates will be required to participate in a different set of activities. The interview will be conducted by the panel. Candidates will be judged on their conduct, skill set, knowledge, and personality in this round.

Oberoi STEP Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
Oberoi STEP registration starts The first week of February 2022
Last date to apply for Oberoi STEP The first week of April 2022
Oberoi STEP Assessment The first week of May 2022
Oberoi STEP Result declaration Last week of May 2022

IHM Aurangabad Entrance Exam

IHM AEE is a university-level entrance exam administered by IHM Aurangabad. The exam is held for admission to undergraduate courses offered by the college. 

IHM Aurangabad Courses

Candidates can enrol to the following courses based on their performance in the IHM Aurangabad Entrance Exam.

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Culinary Arts 

IHM Aurangabad Entrance Exam Eligibility

Before filling out the application form, candidates should ensure that they meet the IHM Aurangabad 2021 entrance test eligibility criteria. 

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% in 10+2 qualifying examinations.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling

IHM Aurangabad Selection Process

A cumulative score based on statement of purpose, profile exam, group discussion and personal interview round will be used for the preparation of merit list and candidates will be granted admissions on the basis of merit in the list.

  • After filling the application form candidates will have to appear for an electronic profiling online test. Candidates will receive the link of EPT on their registered email id, and the result of the assessment will be provided to the aspirants after the successful completion of the exam.
  • After EPT candidates have to write a Statement of Purpose of 1500 words. The topic of the statement of purpose is “perspective on the role education at IHM-A would play in shaping my future by creating a vibrant personality to succeed in the hospitality world”.
  • In the next step of admission candidates need to appear for a Group Discussion and a Personal Interview (PI) round.
  • The main aim of these rounds is to evaluate the candidates on the basis of their General Awareness, Communication Skills, Service Orientation, Analytical Skills and fit for the curriculum. 
  • Candidates are advised to follow the dress code provided below while appearing for the GD/ PI rounds. 
  • Ladies – (formal attire) Sarees or business suits, full-sleeved shirt, formal ensembles, scarves and formal shoes.
  • Gentlemen – (formal attire) Suit, jacket or blazer, full-sleeved shirt, formal trousers, necktie and formal shoes.
  • Candidates who have applied for admission to the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad will be shortlisted on the basis of the following criteria.
Criteria Weightage
Statement of Purpose  10%
Profile Exam 20%
Personal Interview 50%
Group Discussion 20%

Candidates will then be required to appear for the IHMA Counselling. The course and seat allotment of a candidate will be done on the basis of the merit list of IHM AEE.

IHM AEE Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
IHM AEE registration starts The first week of February 2022
Last date to apply for IHM AEE The first week of April 2022
IHM AEE Assessment The first week of May 2022
IHM AEE Result declaration Last week of May 2022

UP CET BHMCT

The Uttar Pradesh Common Entrance Test (UPCET), formerly known as the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE), is a state-level entrance examination held for admission to a variety of undergraduate courses in colleges affiliated with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU). 

It is an Aptitude Test conducted to assess candidates General Awareness required for admission to the BHMCT course.

UP CET BHMCT Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the UP CET BHMCT programmes offered by Uttar Pradesh University will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the Common Entrance Test.

An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the UP CET. There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on merit and rank.

UP CET BHMCT Exam Pattern 

  • Offline(depending upon conditions) exam with a duration of two hours. 
  • The exam comprises 100 questions from four sections- Reasoning and logical deduction, General knowledge, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, and English.
  • There is no negative marking, candidates should try to attempt all the questions.
No. of Questions 100
Type of Questions Objective Type (MCQ)
Duration 2 hours
Sections 4 (Reasoning and logical deduction, General knowledge, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, and English)
Maximum Marks 400
Mode of examination English and Hindi
Negative Marking No

UP CET BHMCT Syllabus 

Before you begin with preparation, it is important to go through the complete UPSEE Syllabus as tabulated below:

Reasoning & Logical Deduction Completion of Numerical Series, Identification of Odd Things / Items Out of a Group, Pattern / Logic Based Completion of Numerical Series, Geometrical Designs & Identification, Selection of Related Letters / Words / Numbers / Figures and Fill in The Blanks of Series Based on Numerical Pattern and Logic
Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude Up to class 10th-level Arithmetic Questions, Profit, Loss & Interest, Calculation of Percentages, Fractions, Square Root, etc., Table / Data Analysis, Analysis of Graph & Bar Diagrams and Pie Charts, Health & Nutrition, Common Use of Science (Physics & Chemistry)
General Knowledge Current Affairs and Events (Economics, Political, Cultural and Social), Business & Trade-Related Current Affairs, Historical Events, Sports & Games, Countries & Currencies and Who's Who
English Language Work Meanings, Meaning of Idioms & Phrases, Fill in The Blanks, Antonyms and Synonyms, Complete / Improve Sentences with Correct Use of Verbs, Adverbs, Pronouns, and Adjectives and Reading Comprehension

UP CET BHMCT Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the application procedure, individuals must meet the general UP CET eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • Candidates must have completed their intermediate/Class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board/Institute in Uttar Pradesh or any other Indian state.
  • They should also have passed in the individual subjects of Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science/Technical Vocational Subject/Engineering Drawing without grace and must have obtained an aggregate of at least 50% in the three subjects.
  • Candidates who have completed a three-year course diploma in Architecture that has been approved by the State/Central Government are also eligible to apply if they have completed the diploma course without grace and have a grade point average of at least 50%.

UP CET BHMCT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
UP CET BHMCT registration starts The first week of April 2022
Last date to apply for UP CET BHMCT The first week of May 2022
UP CET BHMCT Assessment The first week of June 2022
UP CET BHMCT Result declaration Last week of July 2022

MAH BHMCT CET

It is a state level entrance exam conducted for admission of eligible 10+2 candidates in hotel management courses of various participating universities across Maharashtra.

MAH BHMCT CET Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the BHMCT course offered by hotels in Maharashtra will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the Common Entrance Test.

An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the MAH BHMCT CET.

There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on merit and rank.

MAH BHMCT CET Exam Pattern

  • Online (CBT) exam with a duration of 1½ hours. 
  • The exam comprises 100 questions from three sections- Verbal and Arithmetic, General Awareness, and English.
  • There is no negative marking, candidates should try to attempt all the questions.
No. of Questions 100
Type of Questions Objective Type (MCQ)
Duration 90 minutes
Sections 3
Maximum Marks 100
Mode of examination English
Negative Marking No

Aspirants can go through the MAH BHMCT CET sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

MAH BHMCT CET Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
Verbal and Arithmetic Reasoning 30 30  90 minutes
Reasoning Ability 40 40
General Awareness  30 30
Total 100 100

MAH BHMCT CET Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
MAH BHMCT CET registration starts The first week of July 2022
Last date to apply for MAH BHMCT CET The first week of August 2022
MAH BHMCT CET Assessment The first week of October 2022
MAH BHMCT CET Result declaration Last week of October 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

A cumulative score based on statement of purpose, profile exam, group discussion and personal interview round will be used for the preparation of merit list and candidates will be granted admissions on the basis of merit in the list. A weightage of 10%, 20%, 50% and 20% is given to the statement of purpose, profile exam, group discussion and personal interview round respectively.


The examination authorities have not yet published a comprehensive NCHMCT JEE examination pattern and syllabus. It is expected to have five sections: Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language, and Aptitude for Service Sector.


 IHM Delhi is one of the top institutes of Hotel Management in the country. Admission in IHM Delhi is based solely on the candidate's performance in the All India (Written Test) JEE. An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the NCHMCT JEE (AIR). There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on NCHMCT JEE merit and rank.


Hotel Management is one of the most popular choices of courses in India. This is because the career opportunities after hotel management or hospitality courses are limitless in the domestic as well as the international market, and this makes it a valuable course for any person who has the skills required to succeed in the hotel management industry. After a bachelor's programme from a reputable institute one can work at big hotel chains like Oberois, Taj group of Hotels, ITC etc, Restaurants, Airline Kitchens, Inflight Operations, Cruise Liners, fast food chains, Indian Navy and Merchant Navy.

Firstly, Understand the required skills of that particular career choice, and understand your Interests and analyze them. Know your skill sets and match them with the career you are interested in, then identify your weaknesses and ask yourself whether you can overcome them for the chosen career choice. Finally take a decision based on your study, your interests and your strengths.

NCHMCT JEE is a national level test conducted for the admission of 10 + 2 eligible candidates to the B.Sc Hospitality and Hotel Administration Programs. The exam serves as a gateway to the B.Sc. H.H.A. Course at the prestigious Central Institutes of Hotel Management. Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the NCHMCT JEE Exam before starting their preparation. 


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Hotel Management Entrance Exams after 12th

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : March 31, 2022

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If you are interested in hotels and enjoy seeing new locations and interacting with people, a career in the hospitality business might be a perfect fit for you.

In today's environment, hotel management courses feature a variety of lucrative work prospects and job opportunities for students, and they are in great demand.

Hotel management courses will professionally teach you how to handle and manage a hotel in such a manner that all clients who visit the hotel have a nice, flawless, and unforgettable experience.

So, if you want to work in the hospitality industry, you can study Hotel Management after graduating from high school.

The best part about the hotel management industry is that students from any stream, including science, arts, and commerce, can enroll in a hotel management course after completing their 12th grade.

You might be wondering what the different Hotel Management courses and entrances are after the 12th. So, go ahead and read the post; it will give you a thorough understanding of hotel Management courses and entrance exams to take after the 12th standard.

List of Hotel Management Courses after 12th

In India, there are several hotel management courses to choose from. Students in India can pursue Certificate, Diploma, and Degree level programs in Hotel Management.

Degree level courses can be done after the 12th standard, whereas Diploma and Certificate level courses are preferable after the 10th standard. The table below lists some of the most popular Hotel Management degree courses available in India.

Course Duration 
Degree Programmes 
Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) 3 years
BBA in Hotel Management 3 years
B.A/ B.A(H) in Hotel Management 3 years
BBA in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism 3 years
BSc in Hospitality & Administration 3 years
BSc in Hospitality and Catering Services 3 years
Bachelor in Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT) 4 years
BVoc in Hotel Management 3 years
BSc In Culinary Arts 3 years

List of Hotel Management Entrance Exams After 12th

For admission to Hotel Management Courses, there are four types of exams:- National Level, University level, state level, and Hotel Specific.

Take a look at the top Hotel Management entrance exams that are held for admission to Undergraduate Hotel Management programs at major renowned institutes in India:

Exam Name  Exam Type Course  Duration Exam Duration Total No. Questions Sections
NCHMCT JEE National Level Exam B.Sc (H.H.A) 3 years 180 minutes 200 5 Sections Numerical Aptitude Reasoning and Logical Deduction General Knowledge English Language Aptitude for Service Sector
AIMA UGAT National Level Exam BHM 3 years 180 minutes 180 6 Sections Scientific Aptitude Service Aptitude General Knowledge Reasoning and Intelligence Numerical and Data Analysis English Language
IIHM eCHAT National Level Exam B.A / B.Sc Hotel Management 3 years 60 minutes 60 5 Sections General Awareness English Scientific and Service Aptitude Analytical Reasoning Data Analysis
IPU CET BHMCT University Level Exam BHMCT 4 years 150 minutes 100 4 sections English language and Comprehension Logical and Analytical Ability General Awareness Subjectual Knowledge
PUTHAT University Level Exam BHMCT BTTM 4 years 90 minutes 100 4 sections Reasoning Ability General Knowledge and CA English Aptitude Hospitality Industry Awareness
Oberoi STEP Hotel Specific Exam Hotel Operations Programe 3 years - 3 3 Interview Rounds
IHM AEE Hotel Specific Exam B.A (H) 3 years - - 4 Rounds EPT Statement of Purpose GD and PI
UP CET BHMCT State Level Exam BHMCT 4 years 120 Minutes  100 4 Sections Reasoning and logical deduction General knowledge Numerical and Scientific Aptitude English
MAH BHMCT CET State Level Exam BHMCT 4 years 90 Minutes  100 3 Sections Verbal and Arithmetic Reasoning Reasoning Ability General Awareness

Hotel Management Entrance Exams After 12th

Take a look at the top Hotel Management entrance exams that are held for admission to Undergraduate Hotel Management programmes at major renowned institutes in India.

NCHMCT JEE

The National Testing Agency (NTA) holds the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) every year for admission of eligible candidates to B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration courses.

The NCHMCT JEE Exam serves as a gateway to the B.Sc. H.H.A. Courses at the prestigious Central Institutes of Hotel Management.

NCHMCT JEE Selection Process

The NCHMCT JEE selection will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the All India (Written Test) JEE.

An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the NCHMCT JEE (AIR).

There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission are exclusively granted based on NCHMCT JEE merit and rank. Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to practice NCHMCT JEE mock tests to score well in the exam.

NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern

Applicants must be aware of the syllabus, exam pattern, and the expert suggested tips before beginning their preparation for the NCHMCT JEE examination, as they can help improve their preparation.

  • NCHMCT JEE will be conducted in offline mode and the Medium of examination will be English and Hindi.
  • The exam pattern will consist of five sections, Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language, and Aptitude for Service Sector.
  • It is an objective-type exam and will have ONE question paper consisting of 200 questions for a total of 3 hours duration. and only the candidates who have been declared successful in this test will be eligible for further rounds of the admission process
  • For each correct response, the candidate will be rewarded 04 (four) marks and for each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total marks.
Exam Name  NCHMCT JEE
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Level National level
Exam Date first week of July 
Sections five sections (Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language, and Aptitude for Service Sector)
Exam Mode Computer-based test (Online)
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Total marks 800 Marks
Exam duration 180 Minutes (3 hours)
Negative Marking Yes

Aspirants can go through the NCHMCT JEE sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

NCHMCT JEE Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Percentage Weightage Time Duration
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 30 120 15 percent 180 minutes
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30 120 15 percent
General Knowledge & Current Affairs  30 120 15 percent
English Language 60 240 30 percent
Aptitude for Service Sector 50 200 25 percent
Total 200 800 100 percent

NCHMCT JEE Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in JEE on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or it's equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling
  • Candidates should be below 25 years of age.
  • The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/documents at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will stand cancelled.
  • Those who successfully qualify for the NCHMCT JEE exam must provide a physical fitness certificate at the time of the admission process. The certificate will have to be provided by a registered medical practitioner.

NCHMCT JEE 2022: Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the NCHMCT JEE Syllabus before starting their preparation

Section  Syllabus
English Fill in the blanks, Spotting errors, Spelling mistakes, Cloze Test, Synonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Analogies, Idioms and Phrases, Antonyms One-word substitution, Syllogism, Para Jumbles, Parallelism, Theme Detection, Fill in the Blanks, Idioms Word Building Phrases, Active/passive voice English comprehension, Inappropriate usage of words, Spotting errors, Critical Thinking, Assertion Reasoning, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, Synonyms, Antonyms
Gk and Current Affairs Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large United Nations and other important World Organisations, General Scientific and Technological Developments, Flagship Government Programs, Business, and Trade Awareness, Common Abbreviations, Monuments and Places of India, Indian and World History, Indian Polity, and Governance
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude Boats and Streams, Statements Assumptions, Profit and Loss, Pipes and Cisterns, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Ratio and Time, Combinations Venn Diagram, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Fractions, Averages, Elementary Statistics, Direction, LCM, HCF Square roots, Data Sufficiency, Relationship between Numbers, Permutations and, Geometry and Trigonometry, Volume and Surface area of solid, Ratio and Proportion
Reasoning and Logical Deduction Discounts, Symbols, Notations, Cloze Test, Verbal Series, Nonverbal series, Analogies, Classification Blood Relations, Routes and Networks, Analytical Reasoning, Linear Arrangements, Data Comparison, Percentage, Para Jumbles, Code and Decoding Direction and Distances, Quantitative, Comparison Problems based on Symmetry Problem based on Visual-Ability, Ordering and Sequencing, Complex Arrangements
Aptitude for Service Sector It checks your holistic development and moral attitudes in the subject of hospitality. It also tests the candidate’s interpersonal skills.

NCHMCT JEE Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
NCHMCT JEE registration starts The first week of Feb 2022 
Last date to apply for NCHMCT JEE The first week of May 2022
NCHMCT JEE admit card The first week of June 2022
NCHMCT JEE exam Last week of June 2022

AIMA UGAT

The All India Management Association (AIMA) holds the Under Graduate Aptitude Test (UGAT) every year for admission of eligible candidates to the BHM(Bachelors of Hotel Management) course. The exam serves as a gateway to the BHM Course of the participating Universities. Applicants eager to enter the hospitality sector are advised to practice for the AIMA UGAT mock test to score well in the exam.

AIMA UGAT Selection Process

The selection process of the BHM programme will depend on the participating institutions. Candidates will have to register directly to the website of participating institutes to enrol in their programme. Admission will be on the basis of merit of AIMA UGAT score.

AIMA UGAT Exam Pattern

Applicants must be aware of the syllabus, exam pattern, and the expert suggested tips before beginning their preparation for the AIMA UGAT examination, as they can help improve their preparation.

  • AIMA UGAT will be conducted in offline mode and the Medium of examination will be English and Hindi.
  • The exam pattern will consist of six sections namely Scientific Aptitude, Service Aptitude, General Knowledge, Reasoning and Intelligence, Numerical and Data Analysis and English Language.
  • It is an objective exam and will have ONE question paper consisting of 180 questions for a total of 3 hours duration. and only the candidates who have been declared successful in this test will be eligible for further rounds of the admission process
  • For each correct response, the candidate will be rewarded 1 mark and there is no negative marking.
Exam Name  NCHMCT JEE
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam Level National level
Exam Date first week of May
Sections six sections (Scientific Aptitude, Service Aptitude, General Knowledge, Reasoning and Intelligence, Numerical and Data Analysis and English Language.)
Exam Mode offline
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Total marks 180
Exam duration 180 Minutes (3 hours)
Negative Marking No

Aspirants can go through the AIMA UGAT sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

NCHMCT JEE Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Percentage Weightage Time Duration
Scientific Aptitude 25 25 14 percent 180 minutes
Service Aptitude 25 25 14 percent
General Knowledge 30 30 16.5 percent
Reasoning and Intelligence 30 30 16.5 percent
Numerical and Data Analysis 30 30 16.5 percent
English Language 40 40 22.5 percent
Total 180 180 100 percent

AIMA UGAT Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% in 10+2 qualifying examinations.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling
  • Candidates should be above 17 years of age.

AIMA UGAT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
AIMA UGAT registration starts last week of December 2022
Last date to apply for AIMA UGAT Last week of April 2022
AIMA UGAT admit card Last week of April 2022
AIMA UGAT exam First week of May 2022

AIMA UGAT Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the AIMA UGAT syllabus before starting their preparation.

Section  Syllabus
English Language Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Fill in the Blanks, One-word substitution, Contextual usage, Syllogisms, Sentence correction, Idioms, Analogies, Different usage of same word, Antonyms, Jumbled paragraphs etc.
Gk and Current Affairs Government and Politics, Famous Personalities, Business, Economy, History, Geography, Static GK, and Current affairs.
Numerical and data Analysis Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc), Number system, HCF & LCM, Algebra, Ratios and Proportion, Work and time, Percentages, Averages, Profit & Loss, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations, Geometric Progression, Time-Speed-Distance.
Reasoning and general Intelligence  Coding & Decoding, Visual reasoning, Pie Chart, Puzzles, Arrangement, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Course of Action, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, 
Aptitude for Service Sector It checks your holistic development and moral attitudes in the subject of hospitality. It also tests the candidate’s interpersonal skills.

IIHM eCHAT

International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM) conducts Electronic Common Hotel Admission Test (eCHAT) to offer admission to candidates in hotel management programmes on offer by the institute. 

IIHM eCHAT Selection Process

A cumulative score based on an aptitude test, group discussion, and personal interview round will be used for the preparation of merit list and candidates will be granted admissions on the basis of merit in the list.

  • Candidates will be required to take an Aptitude Test eCHAT administered by IIHM as a part of the selection process, which will assess the candidate's aptitude, logical reasoning skills, and English language proficiency.
  • To advance to the next round, candidates must acquire a minimum qualifying score as determined by IIHM cut-off.
  • Candidates who pass this exam are eligible to take the Group Discussion and the Personal Interview (PI) round.
  • Candidates who pass the Aptitude Test will be invited to the Personal Interview phase. The interview assesses the students' personality, communication skills, general awareness, and persuasion abilities.
  • Candidates will then be required to appear for the IIHM counselling. The college and seat allotment of a candidate will be done on the basis of the merit list of IIHM eCHAT.
  • Candidates will then have to complete the admission formalities of the respective IIHM that has been allocated to them.

IIHM eCHAT Exam Pattern 2021

The IIHM eCHAT exam pattern was created to evaluate a candidate's overall personality as well as their analytical and logical abilities. Because the exam is for admission to specialized hotel management courses, the qualities required for hotel management courses include good personality traits, fast thinking, and problem-solving abilities. Therefore, the structure and syllabus of the IIHM eCHAT test have been designed to identify applicants who possess the aforementioned skills.

  • There are a total of 50 multiple-choice questions to be solved in a duration of 60 minutes. 
  • There are five sections in IIHM eCHAT namely: General Awareness, English, Scientific and Service Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, and Data Analysis and Interpretation
Exam Name  IIHM eCHAT
Question type Multiple choice questions, True/False questions, Text fill-in-the-blank, Numeric fill-in-the-blank, Multiple selection (Student can select multiple answers in such questions)and Picture-click multiple choice.
Conducting Body IIHM
Exam Level National level
Exam Date Second week of Jan
Sections five sections (General Awareness, English, Scientific and Service Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, and Data Analysis and Interpretation)
Exam Mode offline
Exam duration 60 Minutes (1 hours)

IIHM eCHAT Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the IIHM eCHAT syllabus before starting their preparation.

Section  Syllabus
English Language Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Fill in the Blanks, One-word substitution, Contextual usage, Syllogisms, Sentence correction, Idioms, Analogies, Different usage of the same word, Antonyms, Jumbled paragraphs, etc.
General Awareness Government and Politics, Famous Personalities, Business, Economy, History, Geography, Static GK, and Current affairs.
Data Analysis and Interpretation Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc), Number system, HCF & LCM, Algebra, Ratios and Proportion, Work and time, Percentages, Averages, Profit & Loss, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations, Geometric Progression, Time-Speed-Distance.
Analytical Reasoning Coding & Decoding, Visual reasoning, Pie Chart, Puzzles, Arrangement, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Course of Action, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, 
Aptitude for Service Sector It checks your holistic development and moral attitudes in the subject of hospitality. It also tests the candidate’s interpersonal skills.

IIHM eCHAT Courses

The following are the courses that allow admission through the IIHM eCHAT exam.

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Hotel Management, Catering and Tourism
Advanced Diploma in International Hospitality and Administration

IIHM eCHAT Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling
  • Candidates should be below 22 years of age.

IIHM eCHAT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
IIHM eCHAT registration starts First Week of December 2022
Last date to apply for IIHM eCHAT Last week of December 2022
IIHM eCHAT admit card First week of January 2022
IIHM eCHAT exam Second week of January 2022

IPU CET BHMCT

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University(GGSIPU) conducts the IP University Common Entrance Test(CET) for admission of eligible candidates in the Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology programme of IP university affiliated colleges. 

  • The four-year programme Bachelor degree in Hotel Management and catering technology (BHMCT) is offered by two institutes namely Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute Of Hotel Management & Catering Technology and Delhi Technical Campus.
  • The IPU BHM programme is 4 years long and provides the industrial and operational skill sets required in the field of hospitality so that the candidate can get acclimatized with the environment of the market.
  • The institute offers campus recruitment on a regular basis to its students. Some of the hotels that recruit candidates of the hotel management courses from IPU are: Taj hotels, resorts and palaces, IHG (InterContinental Hotel Group) etc. 

IPU CET BHMCT Selection Process

The IPU CET BHMCT selection will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the Common Entrance Test. An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the IPU CET BHMCT.

There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on IPU CET BHMCT merit and rank.

IPU CET BHMCT Exam Pattern

The IPU CET BHMCT exam pattern has been designed to assess a candidate's entire personality as well as their analytical and logical skills.

Because the exam is for admission to hotel management courses, which are specialised courses, the qualities required for hotel management courses include positive personality traits, quick thinking, and problem-solving abilities.

As a result, the IPU CET BHMCT test structure and syllabus have been devised to identify applicants who possess the aforementioned skills.

  • There are a total of 100 multiple-choice questions to be solved in a duration of 150 minutes. 
  • There are five sections in IPU CET BHMCT namely: General Awareness, English, Scientific and Service Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, and Data Analysis and Interpretation
Exam Name  IPU CET BHMCT
Number of Questions 100 Questions
Conducting Body IP University
Exam Level University level
Exam Date The first week of May
Sections 4 sections (English language and Comprehension, Logical and Analytical Ability, General Awareness, Knowledge of Accounts/ Commerce and Science )
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Exam duration 150 Minutes (2½ hours)
Marking Scheme +4 for every correct answer -1 for every incorrect answer
Medium of Exam English

Aspirants can go through the IPU CET BHMCT sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

IPU CET Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Percentage Weightage Time Duration
English language and Comprehension 25 100 25 percent 150 minutes
Logical and Analytical Ability 30 120 30 percent
General Awareness 25 100 25 percent
Knowledge of Accounts/ Commerce and Science 20 80 20 percent
Total 100 400 100 percent

PU CET BHMCT Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the IPU CET BHMCT syllabus before starting their preparation.

Section  Syllabus
English Language Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Fill in the Blanks, One-word substitution, Contextual usage, Syllogisms, Sentence correction, Idioms, Analogies, Different usage of the same word, Antonyms, Jumbled paragraphs, Sentence Reconstruction, Spelling mistakes, Rearrangement of words and sentences
General Awareness Government and Politics, Famous Personalities, Business, Economy, History, Geography, Static GK, Current affairs, Prizes and awards, Inventions and discoveries, World organizations, Books and Authors, Famous personalities, Disasters, Solar system, Sports, Currencies, Animals, Languages, Arts, Science and technology
Analytical Reasoning Coding & Decoding, Visual reasoning, Pie Chart, Puzzles, Arrangement, Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments, Course of Action, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, Assumptions and arguments, Symmetry and Visual Ability, Linear and complex Arrangements, Symbols and notations.

IPU CET BHMCT Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% in 10+2 qualifying examinations.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling
  • Candidates should be above 21 years of age.

IPU CET BHMCT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
IIHM eCHAT registration starts First Week of December 2022
Last date to apply for IIHM eCHAT Last week of December 2022
IIHM eCHAT admit card The first week of January 2022
IIHM eCHAT exam The second week of January 2022

PUTHAT

Punjab University conducts the Panjab University Tourism & Hospitality Aptitude Test for admission of eligible candidates in the Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology(BHMCT) and Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management (BTTM) programme of Punjab university affiliated colleges. 

  • There are a total of 60 seats for the four-year programme Bachelor degree in Hotel Management and catering technology (BHMCT) offered by Punjab University.
  • The BHMCT and BTTM programmes are structured to provide the industrial and operational skill sets required in the field of hospitality so that the candidate can get acclimatized with the environment of the market.

PUTHAT Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the BHMCT and BTTM programmes offered by Punjab University will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the Common Entrance Test.

An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the PUTHAT. There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on PUTHAT merit and rank.

PUTHAT Exam Pattern

The PUTHAT exam pattern is designed to test a candidate's overall personality as well as their analytical and logical abilities.

Because the exam is for admission to specialized hotel management courses, the qualities required for hotel management courses include good personality traits, fast thinking, and problem-solving abilities.

As a result, the PUTHAT test structure and syllabus were developed in order to identify applicants who exhibit the aforementioned competencies.

  • It is an offline Pen and Paper based exam(depending upon conditions).
  • There are a total of 100 multiple-choice questions to be solved in a duration of 90 minutes. 
  • There are four sections in PUTHAT namely: Current Affairs and General Awareness, English Aptitude, Hospitality Industry Awareness, and Reasoning Ability.
Exam Name  PUTHAT
Number of Questions 100 Questions
Conducting Body Punjab University
Exam Level University level
Exam Date Last week of July
Sections 4 sections (Current Affairs and General Awareness, English Aptitude, Hospitality Industry Awareness, and Reasoning Ability.)
Exam Mode Offline(Pen and Paper Based)
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Exam duration 90 Minutes (1.5 hours)
Marking Scheme +1 for every correct answer -.25 for every incorrect answer
Medium of Exam English

Aspirants can go through the PUTHAT sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

IPU CET Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Percentage Weightage Time Duration
English Aptitude 30 30 30 percent   90 minutes
Reasoning Ability 20 20 20 percent
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20 20 percent
Hospitality Industry Awareness 30 30 30 percent
Total 100 100 100 percent

PUTHAT Syllabus

Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the PUTHAT syllabus before starting their preparation.

Section  Syllabus
English Language Verbal Reasoning, Sentence completion, Fill in the Blanks, One-word substitution, Contextual usage, Syllogisms, Sentence correction, Idioms, Analogies, Different usage of the same word, Antonyms, Jumbled paragraphs, Sentence Reconstruction, Spelling mistakes, Rearrangement of words and sentences
General Awareness Government and Politics, Famous Personalities, Business, Economy, History, Geography, Static GK, Current affairs, Prizes and awards, Inventions and discoveries, World organizations, Books and Authors, Famous personalities, Disasters, Solar system, Sports, Currencies, Animals, Languages, Arts, Science and technology
Reasoning Coding & Decoding, Visual reasoning, Pie Chart, Puzzles, Arrangement, Strong Arguments, and Weak Arguments, Course of Action, Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning, Calendars, Statement Conclusions, Assumptions and arguments, Symmetry and Visual Ability, Linear and complex Arrangements, Symbols and notations.

PUTHAT Eligibility

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% in 10+2 qualifying examinations.
  • For SC/ST/BC/PwD Categories the students should have obtained a minimum of 45% in the qualifying examinations with English as one of the Compulsory Subjects.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling

PUTHAT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
PUTHAT registration starts Last Week of June 2022
Last date to apply for PUTHAT The second week of July 2022
PUTHAT admit card Last week of July 2022
PUTHAT exam Last week of July 2022

Oberoi- STEP

Oberoi Group of Hotels offers a three-year hospitality management job training programme at Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development , as well as a correspondence Bachelor's Degree in Tourism Studies from IGNOU through its STEP(Systematic Training and Education Programme) programme.

Candidates who wish to apply for this programme must complete the Oberoi STEP application form on their official website.

Oberoi STEP Courses

Candidates can check the table below to know the courses while applying for Oberoi STEP. The duration of all the programs is 3 years.

S.No Courses
1 Hotel Operations Programme - Front Office and Food & Beverage Service
2 Hotel Operations Programme - Kitchen
3 Hotel Operations Programme - Housekeeping

Oberoi STEP Eligibility Criteria 

Before filling out the Oberoi STEP application form, candidates should make sure they meet the qualifying requirements. The Oberoi STEP eligibility conditions are listed below.

  • They must have completed the 12th grade from an Indian board accredited by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
  • Candidates applying for the Oberoi STEP must be between the age of 18 and 20 in the year in which they would commence their studies.
  • Candidates must have received at least 71 percent in their 10th grade. Those who passed the CBSE board's 10th grade must have received a B1 grade or an 8 grade point.

Oberoi STEP Selection Process 

Once the application process is over, candidates will have to appear for the interview round. There will not be any entrance exam for Oberoi STEP.

After the interview round, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the interview round. The result of Oberoi STEP will be sent to the selected candidates on their registered email address. 

Oberoi STEP Interview Round

The Oberoi STEP interview has three rounds. Candidates can check the details for the three rounds for Oberoi STEP below:

  • Phase 1: Candidates are placed into groups of 15-20 people for this round. All of the groups will be required to complete some activities and tasks that have been assigned to them. This phase will test candidates' communication and presenting skills.
  • Phase 2: Those that cleared the first round will be considered for the second round. Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear before a panel of faculty members for a one-on-one assessment. Candidates will be judged on their personality, conduct, and hospitality knowledge in this round.
  • Phase 3: Those who passed Stage 1 and 2 will be invited to participate in the interview round. Candidates will be required to participate in a different set of activities. The interview will be conducted by the panel. Candidates will be judged on their conduct, skill set, knowledge, and personality in this round.

Oberoi STEP Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
Oberoi STEP registration starts The first week of February 2022
Last date to apply for Oberoi STEP The first week of April 2022
Oberoi STEP Assessment The first week of May 2022
Oberoi STEP Result declaration Last week of May 2022

IHM Aurangabad Entrance Exam

IHM AEE is a university-level entrance exam administered by IHM Aurangabad. The exam is held for admission to undergraduate courses offered by the college. 

IHM Aurangabad Courses

Candidates can enrol to the following courses based on their performance in the IHM Aurangabad Entrance Exam.

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Culinary Arts 

IHM Aurangabad Entrance Exam Eligibility

Before filling out the application form, candidates should ensure that they meet the IHM Aurangabad 2021 entrance test eligibility criteria. 

  • Candidates should have passed Intermediate(10+2) from CBSE or any other recognized board with English as one of the core subjects. 
  • Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% in 10+2 qualifying examinations.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear in UGAT on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling

IHM Aurangabad Selection Process

A cumulative score based on statement of purpose, profile exam, group discussion and personal interview round will be used for the preparation of merit list and candidates will be granted admissions on the basis of merit in the list.

  • After filling the application form candidates will have to appear for an electronic profiling online test. Candidates will receive the link of EPT on their registered email id, and the result of the assessment will be provided to the aspirants after the successful completion of the exam.
  • After EPT candidates have to write a Statement of Purpose of 1500 words. The topic of the statement of purpose is “perspective on the role education at IHM-A would play in shaping my future by creating a vibrant personality to succeed in the hospitality world”.
  • In the next step of admission candidates need to appear for a Group Discussion and a Personal Interview (PI) round.
  • The main aim of these rounds is to evaluate the candidates on the basis of their General Awareness, Communication Skills, Service Orientation, Analytical Skills and fit for the curriculum. 
  • Candidates are advised to follow the dress code provided below while appearing for the GD/ PI rounds. 
  • Ladies – (formal attire) Sarees or business suits, full-sleeved shirt, formal ensembles, scarves and formal shoes.
  • Gentlemen – (formal attire) Suit, jacket or blazer, full-sleeved shirt, formal trousers, necktie and formal shoes.
  • Candidates who have applied for admission to the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad will be shortlisted on the basis of the following criteria.
Criteria Weightage
Statement of Purpose  10%
Profile Exam 20%
Personal Interview 50%
Group Discussion 20%

Candidates will then be required to appear for the IHMA Counselling. The course and seat allotment of a candidate will be done on the basis of the merit list of IHM AEE.

IHM AEE Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
IHM AEE registration starts The first week of February 2022
Last date to apply for IHM AEE The first week of April 2022
IHM AEE Assessment The first week of May 2022
IHM AEE Result declaration Last week of May 2022

UP CET BHMCT

The Uttar Pradesh Common Entrance Test (UPCET), formerly known as the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE), is a state-level entrance examination held for admission to a variety of undergraduate courses in colleges affiliated with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU). 

It is an Aptitude Test conducted to assess candidates General Awareness required for admission to the BHMCT course.

UP CET BHMCT Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the UP CET BHMCT programmes offered by Uttar Pradesh University will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the Common Entrance Test.

An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the UP CET. There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on merit and rank.

UP CET BHMCT Exam Pattern 

  • Offline(depending upon conditions) exam with a duration of two hours. 
  • The exam comprises 100 questions from four sections- Reasoning and logical deduction, General knowledge, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, and English.
  • There is no negative marking, candidates should try to attempt all the questions.
No. of Questions 100
Type of Questions Objective Type (MCQ)
Duration 2 hours
Sections 4 (Reasoning and logical deduction, General knowledge, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, and English)
Maximum Marks 400
Mode of examination English and Hindi
Negative Marking No

UP CET BHMCT Syllabus 

Before you begin with preparation, it is important to go through the complete UPSEE Syllabus as tabulated below:

Reasoning & Logical Deduction Completion of Numerical Series, Identification of Odd Things / Items Out of a Group, Pattern / Logic Based Completion of Numerical Series, Geometrical Designs & Identification, Selection of Related Letters / Words / Numbers / Figures and Fill in The Blanks of Series Based on Numerical Pattern and Logic
Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude Up to class 10th-level Arithmetic Questions, Profit, Loss & Interest, Calculation of Percentages, Fractions, Square Root, etc., Table / Data Analysis, Analysis of Graph & Bar Diagrams and Pie Charts, Health & Nutrition, Common Use of Science (Physics & Chemistry)
General Knowledge Current Affairs and Events (Economics, Political, Cultural and Social), Business & Trade-Related Current Affairs, Historical Events, Sports & Games, Countries & Currencies and Who's Who
English Language Work Meanings, Meaning of Idioms & Phrases, Fill in The Blanks, Antonyms and Synonyms, Complete / Improve Sentences with Correct Use of Verbs, Adverbs, Pronouns, and Adjectives and Reading Comprehension

UP CET BHMCT Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the application procedure, individuals must meet the general UP CET eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • Candidates must have completed their intermediate/Class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board/Institute in Uttar Pradesh or any other Indian state.
  • They should also have passed in the individual subjects of Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science/Technical Vocational Subject/Engineering Drawing without grace and must have obtained an aggregate of at least 50% in the three subjects.
  • Candidates who have completed a three-year course diploma in Architecture that has been approved by the State/Central Government are also eligible to apply if they have completed the diploma course without grace and have a grade point average of at least 50%.

UP CET BHMCT Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
UP CET BHMCT registration starts The first week of April 2022
Last date to apply for UP CET BHMCT The first week of May 2022
UP CET BHMCT Assessment The first week of June 2022
UP CET BHMCT Result declaration Last week of July 2022

MAH BHMCT CET

It is a state level entrance exam conducted for admission of eligible 10+2 candidates in hotel management courses of various participating universities across Maharashtra.

MAH BHMCT CET Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the BHMCT course offered by hotels in Maharashtra will be based solely on the candidate's performance in the Common Entrance Test.

An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the MAH BHMCT CET.

There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on merit and rank.

MAH BHMCT CET Exam Pattern

  • Online (CBT) exam with a duration of 1½ hours. 
  • The exam comprises 100 questions from three sections- Verbal and Arithmetic, General Awareness, and English.
  • There is no negative marking, candidates should try to attempt all the questions.
No. of Questions 100
Type of Questions Objective Type (MCQ)
Duration 90 minutes
Sections 3
Maximum Marks 100
Mode of examination English
Negative Marking No

Aspirants can go through the MAH BHMCT CET sectional weightage to understand the importance of different sections.

MAH BHMCT CET Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
Verbal and Arithmetic Reasoning 30 30  90 minutes
Reasoning Ability 40 40
General Awareness  30 30
Total 100 100

MAH BHMCT CET Exam Dates

The foremost important thing is to get acquainted with the exam dates so that you can plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
MAH BHMCT CET registration starts The first week of July 2022
Last date to apply for MAH BHMCT CET The first week of August 2022
MAH BHMCT CET Assessment The first week of October 2022
MAH BHMCT CET Result declaration Last week of October 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

A cumulative score based on statement of purpose, profile exam, group discussion and personal interview round will be used for the preparation of merit list and candidates will be granted admissions on the basis of merit in the list. A weightage of 10%, 20%, 50% and 20% is given to the statement of purpose, profile exam, group discussion and personal interview round respectively.


The examination authorities have not yet published a comprehensive NCHMCT JEE examination pattern and syllabus. It is expected to have five sections: Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language, and Aptitude for Service Sector.


 IHM Delhi is one of the top institutes of Hotel Management in the country. Admission in IHM Delhi is based solely on the candidate's performance in the All India (Written Test) JEE. An All India Rank will be assigned to a candidate based on his or her performance in the NCHMCT JEE (AIR). There is no group discussion or personal interview and admission is exclusively granted based on NCHMCT JEE merit and rank.


Hotel Management is one of the most popular choices of courses in India. This is because the career opportunities after hotel management or hospitality courses are limitless in the domestic as well as the international market, and this makes it a valuable course for any person who has the skills required to succeed in the hotel management industry. After a bachelor's programme from a reputable institute one can work at big hotel chains like Oberois, Taj group of Hotels, ITC etc, Restaurants, Airline Kitchens, Inflight Operations, Cruise Liners, fast food chains, Indian Navy and Merchant Navy.

Firstly, Understand the required skills of that particular career choice, and understand your Interests and analyze them. Know your skill sets and match them with the career you are interested in, then identify your weaknesses and ask yourself whether you can overcome them for the chosen career choice. Finally take a decision based on your study, your interests and your strengths.

NCHMCT JEE is a national level test conducted for the admission of 10 + 2 eligible candidates to the B.Sc Hospitality and Hotel Administration Programs. The exam serves as a gateway to the B.Sc. H.H.A. Course at the prestigious Central Institutes of Hotel Management. Applicants eager to enter the hospitality programs are advised to understand the NCHMCT JEE Exam before starting their preparation. 


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