AIHMCT WAT 2024: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology Written Admission Test 2023 ( AIHMCT WAT )

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Updated on May 31, 2024 14:57 IST

AIHMCT WAT 2024: The Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (AIHMCT) has released the AIHMCT WAT notification on the official website; i.e. aihmctbangalore.edu.in. Along with the official notification, AIHMCT WAT Application Form 2024 has also been released. Candidates who are not more than 22 years of age are eligible to apply for AIHMCT WAT 2024 exam. Candidates are advised to check the AIHMCT WAT/ OAT 2024 eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. 

The test will be conducted for admission to the Bachelor of Hotel Management offered by the college and has now changed to an Online Admission Test (OAT). AIHMCT WAT/ OAT 2024 for admission to BHM course will be held in online mode. The exam will be held in a Computer-Based Test mode across 28 test centers. Candidates appearing for AIHMCT OAT 2024 are advised to download their admit card in online mode from the official website. Candidates seeking admissions to BHM course offered at AIHMCT Bangalore are advised to apply before the last date. Candidates must also check the eligibility criteria for BHM course apart from AIHMCT WAT 2024 dates, admission process, syllabus, exam pattern, etc, here.

Note: AIHMCT Written Admission Test (WAT) is no longer held in written mode, rather the exam is held as an Online Admission Test (OAT) at the designated test centres only.

Q:   When will the registration for AIHMCT WAT 2024 start?

A:

The Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (AIHMCT) has released the official AIHMCT WAT notification on the official website; i.e. aihmctbangalore.edu.in. Along with the official notification, AIHMCT WAT Application Form 2024 has also been released. Candidates who are not more than 22 years of age are eligible to apply for AIHMCT WAT 2024 exam. Candidates are advised to check the AIHMCT WAT/ OAT 2024 eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. 

 

Q:   How to Fill AIHMCT WAT Application Form 2024?

A:

Candidates can follow the simple steps given below to apply for AIHMCT WAT Application Form 2024:

  • Click on the official website - aihmctbangalore.edu.in.
  • AIHMCT WAT 2024 application form will display on the screen.
  • Fill all the personal and academic details in the application form.
  •  Choose the AIHMCT WAT exam centre as per your preference.
  • Check all the documents that have to be uploaded with the form
  •  Make a payment of INR 1000 via NEFT and tap on the 'Submit' tab.
 

Q:   Will AIHMCT WAT 2024 be conducted in online or offline mode?

A:

The test will be conducted for admission to the Bachelor of Hotel Management offered by the college and has now changed to an Online Admission Test (OAT). AIHMCT WAT/ OAT 2024 for admission to BHM course will be held in online mode. The exam will be held in a Computer-Based Test mode across 28 test centers. Candidates appearing for AIHMCT OAT 2024 are advised to download their admit card in online mode from the official website. 

 

What is AIHMCT WAT?

AIHMCT WAT now an Online Admission Test (Previously Written Admission Test) conducted by Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (AIHMCT) to provide admission to candidates in the Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management (BHM) programme offered by it. However, WAT is now known as OAT, as the exam is no longer held in the written mode. The exam is now held online. OAT is of three hours duration. AIHMCT is affiliated with Bangalore University and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It is a NAAC-accredited institute. Admission to BHM course on offer at Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (AIHMCT) on a provisional basis through WAT as the final admission in the course is subject to confirmation regarding eligibility criteria from Bangalore University.

Get news and updates on AIHMCT WAT/ OAT 2024 here 

Q:   When will the AIHM WAT 2024 exam be held?

A:

The Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (AIHMCT) has released the official AIHMCT WAT notification on the official website; i.e. aihmctbangalore.edu.in. Along with the official notification, AIHMCT WAT Application Form 2024 has also been released. Candidates who are not more than 22 years of age are eligible to apply for AIHMCT WAT 2024 exam. Candidates are advised to check the AIHMCT WAT/ OAT 2024 eligibility criteria before filling out the application form.  

 

Q:   For which courses AIHM exam is conducted?

A:

The Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology conducts a common entrance exam known as the AIHMCT Written Admission Test (WAT) or Online Admission Test (OAT) for admission into its Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM) program. The AIHM WAT will be conducted in online mode for three hours. AIHM WAT 2024 dates have not been announced yet. However, it is expected to be held in March 2024. 

 

Q:   What is the full form of AIHM WAT?

A:

The Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (AIHMCT) is for admission to the Bachelor of Hotel Management offered by the college. AIHMCT WAT/ OAT 2024 for admission to BHM course will be held in online mode. The exam will be held in a Computer-Based Test mode across 28 test centers. AIHM WAT 2024 dates have not been announced yet. However, it is expected to be held in March 2024. Candidates appearing for AIHMCT OAT 2024 are advised to download their admit card in online mode from the official website.

 

AIHMCT WAT Exam Dates 2024

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of AIHMCT WAT 2023 exam

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AIHMCT WAT 2024 Exam Highlights

Check the important details of the AIHMCT WAT exam below.

Event Details

Specifications

Exam Name

AIHMCT WAT (Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology Online Admission Test)

Conducting Body

Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (AIHMCT)

Exam Level

National level

Exam Mode

Online mode

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Syllabus

English Language, General Knowledge, Hospitality and Tourism, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, and Scientific Aptitude & Numerical Ability

Language

English

Exam Purpose

Admission to Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management (BHM) programme offered by AIHMCT

Course Offered

Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management (BHM)

No. of Test Centres

28

Exam Helpdesk No.

+91-9036046807

Official Website

http://www.aihmctbangalore.com/ 

Q:   Can a person clear AIHMCT WAT without coaching?

A:

Joining a coaching institute for AIHMCT WAT has become a trend. Apparently, coaching institutes are good at selling the idea that coaching is necessary to crack this exam.  However, that is far from the truth. Candidates without any professional coaching can also crack the AIHMCT WAT with flying colours. However, for the same, it is important for candidates to adopt a well-planned and well-thought-out AIHMCT WAT prepation strategy. Apart from this, it is also extremely important for candidates to be completely dedicated and consistent with their AIHMCT WAT preparation.

 

Q:   What is AIHMCT WAT Tie-breaking Criteria?

A:

Candidates can check AIHMCT WAT Tie-breaking criteria below:

  • If candidates secure equal marks, then merit list will be released on the basis of securing higher aggregate marks in qualifying examination i.e. 10+2 or equivalent which will be given higher preference
  • In case if class 12 marks are equal, then class 10 marks will be taken to prepare the merit list.
 

Q:   Who can apply for AIHMCT WAT 2024?

A:

To be eligibile to apply for AIHMCT WAT 2024, candidates must have passed 10+ 2 examinations or its equivalent in any academic stream with English as a compulsory subject. Candidates can also apply provisionally, subject to the condition that they produce proof of passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission. 

The candidate should not be more than 22 years of age as on July 01, 2024. The date of birth recorded in the matriculation or equivalent examination certificate will be considered as proof.

 

AIHMCT WAT Application Process 2024

AIHMCT WAT 2024 application form will be made available on the official website. Candidates can fill the application form for AIHMCT WAT in online mode only. They need to visit the website and click on the Register button to fill out the application form. Then they need to upload all details including academic qualification, test centre selection, photograph and signature. In the end, candidates have to pay the application fee in online mode itself to submit the form successfully. 

Application fee for all categories: INR 1000

How to Fill AIHMCT WAT Application Form 2024?

Candidates can follow the simple steps given below to fil AIHMCT WAT Application Form 2024:

  • Click on the official website - aihmctbangalore.edu.in
  • AIHMCT WAT 2024 application form will display on the screen.
  • Fill all the personal and academic details in the application form.
  • Choose the AIHMCT WAT exam centre as per your preference.
  • Check all the documents that have to be uploaded with the form.
  • Make a payment of INR 1000 via NEFT and tap on the 'Submit' tab.

AIHMCT WAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

The candidate should have passed 10+ 2 examinations or its equivalent in any academic stream with English as a compulsory subject. Candidates can also apply provisionally, subject to the condition that they produce proof of passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission. Aspirants can go through the detailed AIHMCT WAT 2023 eligibility criteria here.

The candidate should not be more than 22 years of age as on July 01, 2024. The date of birth recorded in the matriculation or equivalent examination certificate will be considered as proof.

AIHMCT WAT Admission Process 2024

Candidates can go through the detailed admission process through AIHMCT WAT 2024 below:

Q:   What all documents required to apply for AIHMCT WAT?

A:

Candidates can check the list of documents required to apply for AIHMCT WAT 2024 below:

  • A scanned copy of front facing passport size recent photograph with a plain background
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Category certificate for SC/ST/OBC or PwD candidates
  • BPL certificate (if applicable)
 

Q:   How to apply for the Army Institute of Hotel Management?

A:

Candidates can follow the simple steps given below to apply for AIHMCT WAT Application Form 2024:

  • Click on the official website - aihmctbangalore.edu.in.
  • AIHMCT WAT 2024 application form will display on the screen.
  • Fill all the personal and academic details in the application form.
  •  Choose the AIHMCT WAT exam centre as per your preference.
  • Check all the documents that have to be uploaded with the form
  •  Make a payment of INR 1000 via NEFT and tap on the 'Submit' tab.
 

Q:   How much is AIHMCT WAT 2024 application fee?

A:

The application fee for AIHMCT WAT 2024 is same for all categories; i.e. INR 1,000. Candidates have to submit the application fee without that their application form will not be submitted.  Candidates can fill the application form for AIHMCT WAT in online mode only. They need to visit the website and click on the Register button to fill out the application form. Then they need to upload all details including academic qualification, test centre selection, photograph and signature. In the end, candidates have to pay the application fee in online mode itself to submit the form successfully. 

 

AIHMCT WAT Exam Centres 2024

AIHMCT WAT is being conducted online by Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology. Mentioned below are the earlier declared test cities for the hotel management entrance exam. 

AIHMCT WAT Exam Centre

AIHMCT WAT Test Centre Code

Pathankot

Hyderabad

Jammu Bangalore
Chandigarh Belgaum
Ambala Chennai
Delhi Trivandrum
Jaipur Wellington /Ooty
Dehradun Kolkata
Lucknow Patna
Bhopal Bhubaneshwar 
Jabalpur Guwahati
Gwalior Jalpaiguri
Pune Srinagar (J&K)
Baroda Udampur (J&K)
Ahmedabad Kota

 

Q:   Why it is important to fill AIHMCT WAT 2024 Application Form carefully?

A:

During the document verification process of AIHMCT WAT,  all details entered in the application form will be verified. The exam officials ask for original documents during the counselling process. In case of any discrepancies in the information given in the application form, the candidate may be disqualified. 

Candidates must note that just meeting the eligibility criteria is no guarantee for admission, as the final AIHMCT WAT seat allotment is based on the merit rank of the candidate in the online exam.

 

Q:   Can a person clear AIHMCT WAT without coaching?

A:

Joining a coaching institute for AIHMCT WAT has become a trend. Apparently, coaching institutes are good at selling the idea that coaching is necessary to crack this exam.  However, that is far from the truth. Candidates without any professional coaching can also crack the AIHMCT WAT with flying colours. However, for the same, it is important for candidates to adopt a well-planned and well-thought-out AIHMCT WAT prepation strategy. Apart from this, it is also extremely important for candidates to be completely dedicated and consistent with their AIHMCT WAT preparation.

 

Q:   Is there any age limit to appear in AIHMCT WAT Exam?

A:

Yes, there is an age limit to appear in AIHMCT WAT Exam. The candidate should not be more than 22 years of age as on July 01, 2024. The date of birth recorded in the matriculation or equivalent examination certificate will be considered as proof.

To be eligibile to apply for AIHMCT WAT 2024, candidates must have passed 10+ 2 examinations or its equivalent in any academic stream with English as a compulsory subject. Candidates can also apply provisionally, subject to the condition that they produce proof of passing the qualifying examination at the time of admission. 

 

AIHMCT WAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Aspirants need to appear for the Online Admission Test for AIHMCT admissions which are of three hours duration. The candidates need to reach their allotted test centre for the AIHMCT OAT exam on test date. Candidates need to ensure that they reach their AIHMCT WAT exam centre at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the entrance test, which is 9:30 am. The question paper of AIHMCT OAT 2024 will comprise of five parts containing multiple-choice questions to test the following:-

Section A – English Language.

Section B – General Knowledge .

Section C - Hospitality and Tourism.

Section D – Reasoning & Logical Deduction.

Section E – Scientific Aptitude & Numerical Ability. 

Check out the complete exam pattern of AIHMCT OAT 2023 here.

Q:   How do I prepare for the AIHMCT WAT?

A:

Candidates can go through the syllabus of AIHMCT WAT and plan their preparation accordingly focusing on what topics to be done on a priority basis and which they should do later. AIHMCT exam syllabus will also make candidates familiar with the weightage and difficulty level of the questions. 

 

Q:   What is the syllabus for the AIHMCT OAT?

A:
The syllabus for AIHMCT OAT is as follows: 1. Mathematical aptitude and aptitude for Science: This section covers topics like the unitary method, number systems, percentage calculations, simple mathematics, simplification, fractions, and decimals. 2. English This subject includes vocabulary, grammar, sentence construction, paragraph completion, word rearrangement, idioms, and phrases. 3. Logical deduction and reasoning: This section includes logical deduction, questions about blood relations, data interpretation, complex arrangements, problems based on symmetry, and visual ability, among other topics. 4. General Knowledge: In this section, you will find questions about well-known people, books, music, dances, international organizations, events, and sports-related news.
 

Q:   What is the syllabus for AIHMCT WAT?

A:

The syllabus for AIHMCT OAT is as follows:
1. Mathematical aptitude and aptitude for Science: This section covers topics like the unitary method, number systems, percentage calculations, simple mathematics, simplification, fractions, and decimals.
2. English This subject includes vocabulary, grammar, sentence construction, paragraph completion, word rearrangement, idioms, and phrases.
3. Logical deduction and reasoning: This section includes logical deduction, questions about blood relations, data interpretation, complex arrangements, problems based on symmetry, and visual ability, among other topics.
4. General Knowledge: In this section, you will find questions about well-known people, books, music, dances, international organizations, events, and sports-related news.

 

AIHMCT WAT 2024 Admit Card

The Admit Card for the Online Admission Test can be downloaded from the official website. The admit card for all applicants is available on the official website only. Candidates can log in with their login id and password to download AIHMCT OAT 2024 Admit card. Candidates must download the admit card to carry it on the exam day. The admit card of AIHMCT OAT 2024 mentions following details: 

  • Candidate's name, photograph and signature
  • Exam details such as date, timings
  • Test centre details such as centre name, address and instructions to be followed by the candidates

Q:   What is the marking scheme for AIHMCT WAT 2024?

A:

The evaluation scheme of AIHMCT OAT 2024 will be as under: 

  • For each correct attempt, candidates will be awarded one mark. 
  • There is no negative marking in case of wrong attempts. 
  • The final scores will be a total of all the correct attempts made by the candidates. 

AIHMCT OAT 2024 Dates have not been released yet. Candidates must note that it is expected to be conducted in March. 

 

Q:   Will AIHMCT WAT 2024 Admit Card be sent by post?

A:

No, AIHMCT WAT 2024 Admit Card  will not be sent by post to any candidate. The hall ticket has to be downloaded online from the official website. Candidates have to login and enter registration ID, password to download the admit card for AIHMCT WAT 2024. Candidates are advised to download the admit card and check all details carefully. In case of any error, candidates are advised to contact the exam conducting body immediately to get the error rectified.

 

Q:   Can I show the digital copy of AIHMCT WAT Admit card at Exam centre in case I forget to carry its printout?

A:

No, it is mandatory for candidates to carry and show only the printout of AIHMCT WAT admit card at the allotted test centre. The AIHMCT WAT admit card 2024 will be released at least 15 days before the exam date. Candidates will be able to download AIHMCT WAT 2024 admit card from the official websiteTo download the AIHMCT WAT admit card, candidates will have to enter their registration number/ application number and date of birth. Candidates will also be required to correct/ update their application form with respect to the exam centre before downloading the admit card for AIHMCT WAT. Candidates will not be allowed to appear for AIHMCT WAT without a valid admit card. 

 

AIHMCT WAT 2024 Result

The results of AIHMCT OAT 2024 will be announced on the official website of the college. BHM Admission at AIHMCT Bangalore is strictly on merit, based on the aggregate marks obtained in the Online Admission Test (OAT). In case of candidates securing equal marks, their relative merit will be reassessed inter-se on the basis of higher aggregate marks in the qualifying examination, ie, 10+2 or it's equivalent which will be given first preference. In case 10+2 or its equivalent marks has not been produced, then class 10th marks will be taken to reassess the merit.

Q:   Is there negative marking in AIHMCT WAT Exam?

A:

No, there are no negative marking for wrong answers. Candidates will be given 1 mark for each right answer in AIHMCT WAT 2024 examination. AIHMCT WAT Exam consists of 100 questions that must be solved within three hours time. Candidates must note that they will be awarded one marks for each correct answer, however, any wrong answer, no marks will be deducted.

 

Q:   When will the results of AIHMCT WAT 2024 be declared?

A:

The Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology will declare the AIHMCT WAT 2024 result atleast after a month of holding the exam The result for AIHMCT OAT 2024 was announced as a merit list. The candidates who have their name on the merit list will then have to pay the admission fee before the deadline to confirm admission. Based on the result candidates shall be called for the further admission process.

 

AIHMCT WAT 2024 Counselling

Candidates who have performed well in the written admission tests are then called for a counselling round that is conducted at AIHMCT Bangalore. Aspirants who are shortlisted for admission based on their performance in the written admission test then need to appear for a personal interview round. The final merit list for admission in the BHM course offered at the Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology is prepared basis of an aspirant’s performance in AIHMCT WAT and personal interview.

The top 60 students on the merit list are offered admission to a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management (BHM) course at the Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology.

On the basis of performance in OAT, candidates will be called for counselling at AIHM&CT, Bangalore. The final selection will be based on the performance in the OAT followed by a personal interview. The first 60 merit-listed candidates will be offered admission. The decision of the Managing Committee in the selection of the candidates will be final. Candidates can check last year's counselling instructions below to get an idea.

Q:   Is it hard to crack AIHMCT WAT exam for average student?

A:

Aspirants should not worry, as with the right preparation and attitude you can definitely ace in the AIHMCT WAT exam. The toppers of AIHMCT WAT have suggested that aspirants should trust NCERT books and a habit to read newspaper daily to crack the exam. The difficulty level of AIHMCT WAT paper is usually moderate. AIHMCT WAT Dates 2024 have not been announced yet. However, it is likely to be conducted in March. 

 

Q:   What all documents I need to carry for AIHMCT WAT Counselling 2024?

A:

Candidates need to carry the below mentioned documents with them at the time of counselling. The documents need to be carried in original along with two photocopies of the same.

  1. Certificate informing that the aspirant has cleared 10+2 level/qualifying examination
  2. Document in support of reservation claim
  3. Class 10/ date of birth certificate
  4. AIHMCT WAT 2024 admit card
  5. AIHMCT WAT 2024 result/score card
  6. AIHMCT WAT 2024 application form
  7. Medical Certificate
  8. Bonafide character certificate
  9. Six photographs - passport size, and in shirt and tie
 

Q:   When will the counselling for AIHMCT WAT 2024 take place? Will It take place in online mode?

A:

Candidates whose names are displayed in AIHMCT OAT 2024 merit list need to appear for counselling in order to clear the admission procedure. The counselling round is conducted at the college campus of Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Bengaluru. AIHMCT WAT 2024 counselling is likely to be conducted in June 2024. While appearing for AIHMCT counselling, candidates need to carry all their certificates in originals along with four “Certified True Copies” such that the certificates are photocopied and duly attested.

 

AIHMCT WAT 2024 Contact Information

Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
Nagareshwara Nagenahalli, Kothanur Post
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Pincode: 560077
India

Email:
principal@aihmctbangalore.com, registrar@aihmctbangalore.com

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