NCHMCT & IGNOU jointly announced admission for 2-Year M.Sc. Hospitality Administration Batch at Institute of Hotel Management (NCHM-IH Noida, New Delhi (Pusa), Bengaluru, Chennai and Lucknow) for the Academic year 2017-19. Admission to the program will be based on merit in the joint entrance examination and choice of institutes exercised by the candidate. Candidates can check all details of M.Sc. Hospitality Administration 2017 from this page given below.

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NCHM and IGNOU M.Sc. Hospitality Administration 2017

About – The two year or four semester M.Sc. program in Hotel Administration offered by the National Council for Hotel Management in collaboration with IGNOU focuses on business and management studies specific to hospitality. With specialization in two broad areas of management that include HRM and Sales and Marketing Management, students can join industries as functional managers. The program prepares young professionals for a career not only in hospitality but stretches across varied sectors, industries including teaching. The program delivers courses which provide a clear understanding of organizational systems, efficiency and operational issues specific to the service sector. The curriculum probes the young mind to think analytically with a creative approach to problem solving

Schedule of NCHM and IGNOU M.Sc. Hospitality Administration 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Submission of Online Application Form 19 Feb to 27 May 2017
Last date for receipt of application form 31 May 2017
Issue of admit card 12-14 June 2017
Conduct of written test 18 June 2017
Declaration of first allotment list 27 June 2017 28 Jun 2017 (2 PM)
Reporting for admission at allotted IHM 28-30 June 2017
Declaration of second allotment list 07 July 2017
Reporting for admission at allotted IHM 10-13 Jul 2017
Display of third list to fill vacancies, if any 18 Jul 2017
Reporting at the allotted Institute 19-31 Jul 207
Commencement of classes 1 August 2017

Result / Allotment List

Result & Allotment list has been released by the officials for admission into M.Sc. program in Hotel Administration 2017 whose exam was held on 18 Jun 2017. Candidates can check the same from the official website OR through the link provided below.

Instructions to allotted candidates – Check here

Application Form

Interested candidates can apply online only through admission notification in online admission portal or through Council’s website Candidates has to send print out of the filled in online application along with necessary fee through a demand draft drawn in favour of NCHMCT payable at Noida or Delhi and other requirement documents, which should reach NCHMCT, Noida latest by 31st May 2017. Information Brochure can be downloaded from web site of this Council. Envelope containing application should be superscribed as APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO M.Sc. HA PROGRAM. Applications received after 31st May 2017 will not be entertained.

Online Fees – Rs. 900/-  for General / OBC Category & Rs. 450/- for SC / ST / PD Category.

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration from NCHM-IGNOU or Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management from a recognized University and the institute is approved by AICTE.
  • Candidates appearing in the final semester/final year exam (but passed all the papers in all earlier semesters/years) of the above said Degrees and able to submit their complete Bachelor’s Degree latest by 31st October 2016 can also apply.

Written Exam Pattern

Written test comprising of 100 MCQs on hospitality related generic questions of graduate level as well as general knowledge, general English and numeric aptitude, will be held by the Council at six IHMs (centres) in India viz., Bengaluru; Chennai; Delhi (Pusa); Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. The written test will be held on 18th June 2017. Duration of the written test will be 2 hrs. and the timing of the test will be from 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon. For each question, four options of answers will be given and the candidate has to darken the appropriate bubble of correct answer in the answer sheet by using blue/black ballpoint pen only. Each question of this MCQ will carry one mark and there will be 0.25 negative marking for each wrong answer. However, the question not attended will fetch zero marks. While darkening the correct answer, one must keep in mind that if an incorrect answer is darkened inadvertently and thereafter the correct answer also darkened by cancelling the earlier answer, negative mark will be given for such double attempt. Therefore, the candidate is suggested to darken the correct answer when he/she is sure. Candidates are not allowed to bring electronic gadgets including mobile phones in the examination hall. Following is the pattern of MCQs in the written test:

Selection Process

Admission to the program will be based on merit in the joint entrance examination and choice of institutes exercised by the candidate.

Institutes & Availability of Seats

Institute Intake
NCHM-Institute of Hospitality Noida 40
IHM, Pusa, New Delhi 25
IHM, Bengaluru 25
IHM, Chennai 25
IHM, Lucknow 25

Note: 5% extra seats at each institute would be offered to offset no shows/dropouts.


  • 15% for Scheduled Caste (SC) Category.
  • 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) Category.
  • 27% for OBC (Central List) (Non-creamy layer) category.
  • 3% seats shall be reserved for physically disabled across board as per rules.

Fee Structure

Component NCHMCT Fee IGNOU Fee
Enrolment Fee Course Fee Examination Fee
First Semester Rs.1000 Rs.40000 Rs.2000  Rs.10000
Second Semester Rs.35000 Rs.2000  Rs.10000
Third Semester Rs.40000 Rs.2000  Rs.10000
Fourth Semester Rs.35000  Rs.2000 Rs.10000
Grand Total Rs.159000 Rs.40000

For more detail of NCHM and IGNOU M.Sc. Hospitality Administration refer to Information Brochure.

NCHMCT Home Page

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