Hotel Management Entrance Exams

Hotel Management and Catering Technology courses are offered in several colleges in India. Students can pursue Under Graduate or Post Graduate programmes. Hotel Management Entrance Exams are conducted at national level, state level, college level by various bodies and colleges. Depending upon which college student wishes to pursue the course in, relevant entrance test has to be appeared in.

Hotel Management Entrance Exams 2023

Here are details of Hotel Management Entrance Tests like NCHMCT JEE, AIHMCT. Also, many common entrance tests (CETs) are also there in which Hotel Management related programmes entrance exam is conducted. Such exams are also mentioned here.

National Level Hotel Management Entrance Exams

Name of ExamFull Form
NCHMCT JEENational Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination
IIHM e-CHATInternational Institute of Hotel Management Common Hospitality Admission Test
AIMA UGATAll India Management Association Under Graduate Aptitude Test

State Level Hotel Management Entrance Exams

StateEntrance Exams
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
MaharashtraMAH BHMCT CET
Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
West BengalGNIHM JET

About Hotel Management Entrance Exams

Hotel Management is one of the evolving career options for the young students. Courses in hotel management cover everything housekeeping to finance and facility maintenance. Hotel management courses are offered at several universities and HM institutes. To avail admission in the top level institutes, the aspirants must have to appear and qualify the Hotel Management Entrance Exams. These exams are conducted at state and university level. Some of the Hotel Management Entrance Exams which admit the students in the top ranked hotel management institutes are listed here.

Hotel Management Entrance Exams– A list of top 5:


Full Name: NCHMCT Joint entrance exam

Organizing authority: National council of hotel management and catering technology

One of the most renowned Hotel Management Entrance Exams is NCHMCT JEE. It is the joint entrance examination which offers admission to the hospitality and hotel administration programs. The entrance exam is usually scheduled in the month of April every year. To appear in the entrance exam, the students must have passed the senior secondary exam. The question paper is bilingual in nature. Negative marking is applicable for the wrong answers. Three (3) hours will be provided to solve the exam paper.


Full Name: AIMA Undergraduate aptitude test

Organizing Body: AIMA

AIMA is the UG level HM entrance exam which is conducted with the basic objective to grant admission in the hotel management courses. The UG aptitude test is scheduled in the month of May every year. The candidate must have passed HSC or equivalent exam from the recognized board. This is the paper based offline test. The exam will have nearly 180 questions in total. The exam comprises of multiple choice objective type questions. 2 hours time duration is provided to solve the exam.


Full Name: IIHM E – CHAT entrance exam

Organizing Body: IIHM

Another renowned Hotel Management Entrance Exams is IIHM e – CHAT which is generally scheduled in the month of May every year. This entrance exam is hosted with the sole purpose to offer admission in the hotel management courses. The upper age limit of the candidate is 22 years. Also, the applicant should have passed the 12th class examination in regular mode from the recognized examination board with English as one of the subject. IIHM e – CHAT is an online platform for common admissions for all IIHMs.


Full Name: AIHMCT written admission test

Organizing Body: AIHMCT

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


Full Name: BVP hotel management entrance exam

Organizing Body: Bharti Vidyapeeth University

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

If you think we have missed any exam, please comment below.

Comments 20

  1. Prakash Kumar says:

    Sir how can I get admission in July I just skip the entrance exams

    • Hariom shahi says:

      Sir, write now i am in class 11th and i am interested in hm. Please tell me how can i prepare my self for exams like NCHMCT, AIHMCT or BVP HM.

  2. Syed Asim says:

    Sir i have forgotten to apply for NCHMCT JEE how can it go for this exam ?

    • Praveen Varriar says:

      You have to fill the form next time.

    • Yoganshu says:

      I also forget to apply for NCHMCT JEE exam. Now, is there any way to apply for this exam ?

      • Praveen Varriar says:

        There are many exams:-
        Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (AIHMCT)
        Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BVP CET HM) 2019
        Common Hotel Admission Test by IIHM (e-CHAT)
        Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management Joint Entrance Test (GNIHM JET) 2019
        Maharashtra Hotel Management Common Entrance Test (MAH HM CET)
        National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Exam (NCHMCT JEE)
        Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT)
        WBJEE Joint Entrance Examination For Admission to Bachelor Courses of Hotel Management & Research (JEHOM)

  3. Muskan says:

    Sir actually I forgotten to apply for nchmct jee exam now there is any chance to get admission in IHM institute Mumbai?

    • Praveen Varriar says:

      No, but there is other entrance exams as well.

  4. Isha udas says:

    Are there is any classes for preparation of hotel management entrance exams?

  5. Shreyanka Sadhukhan says:

    In which college I will get admission through JEHOM ?

  6. Disha Debnath says:

    Sir, I want to know the dates when this exams are helding

  7. Pratham merwade says:

    NCHMCT exams next year 2020 dates

  8. Shambhavi Verma says:

    Sir i want to do hotel management fron ihm bhopal can u plz tell me which entrance exam I should clear for admission…

  9. Palak sahu says:

    Sir right know I m in class 12 from commerce so I want to clear NCHMCT JEE exmas .so what is the processor for me??? Plz help me.

  10. Arpita kumari says:

    I also want to give this exam but i don’t know anything about it . Plz help me in this

  11. Priyanka kamat says:

    Sir I am in 10th standard so can I take admission in hotel management entrance exam

  12. Shweta Samal says:

    Sir is there any coaching classes to clear these exams.

  13. Durga says:

    Hi sir my friend has a passion to do hotel management and his age is 23now is there any chance to write entrance exam

    • Mamona Majumder says:

      Yes, there are chances to hotel management program. Please select the course and college and check the admission details. You can also let us know your choice and we can also help you out!

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