1. National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology – Joint Entrance Exam (NCHMCT-JEE)
This is the main exam to write for Hotel Management conducted by the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology for admission into 21 Institutes of Hotel Management run by the Central Government. It also covers about 12 State Government Institutes and 20 privately run institutes. All these colleges accept the JEE score. The exam notification comes out in December and the exam is held in April every year.
2. International Institute of Hotel Management – IIHM E-CHAT
This is an online exam conducted by International Institute of Hotel Management for admission to International Institutes of Hotel Management in seven campuses – Kolkata, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, Jaipur, Bangkok and Ahmedabad. The exam is held in May every year.
3. Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET)
You have to write the common Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET) for entry into Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), Manipal University. This is an online test which includes case studies from the hotel industry. You can choose your test dates from five dates across April & May.