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What is AIHMCT WAT?
4th May 2022 By IEPS
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What is AIHMCT WAT?

AIHMCT WAT is the Written Admission Test (WAT) conducted by Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (AIHMCT) in order 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 in 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.

AIHMCT WAT 2022 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) - Current

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

Conducting Body

Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (AIHMCT)

Exam Level

UG

Exam Mode

Online

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/

AIHMCT WAT 2022 Application Form

AIHMCT WAT 2022 application form is available on the official website. Candidates have to download the form, fill it and send it to the said address before the deadline.

Cost of the registration form: INR 1000

Registration form must be sent with INR 1000 through NEFT in favour of “Institute Fund, AIHM&CT” A/c No 64020010441, payable at State Bank of India, Hennur Road, Bangalore – 560 043, IFSC Code No SBIN0014933.

AIHMCT WAT 2022 Exam Dates

Events

AIHMCT WAT Exam Dates 

Start date to fill application form

Ongoing

Last date to fill application form 

20 May 2022

Release of admit card

subsequent to registration

AIHMCT WAT 2022 Exam

29 May 2022

Declaration of Result

09 Jun 2022

Last date to confirm admission

20 Jun 2022

Counselling and Admission Process

01 Jul 2022

Course starts

04 Jul 2022

AIHMCT WAT Eligibility Criteria

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 2022 eligibility criteria here.

The candidate should not be more than 22 years of age as on 01 Jul 2022. The date of birth recorded in the matriculation or equivalent examination certificate will be considered as proof

AIHMCT WAT Admission Process

Candidates can go through the detailed admission process through AIHMCT WAT 2022 below:

Step 1: Fill AIHMCT WAT Application Form

Candidates can fill the application form for AIHMCT WAT either online or offline. In order to obtain the prospectus cum application form for Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology admissions, aspirants need to pay an application fee by means of a demand draft which is drawn in favour of “Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (AIHM & CT)” and is payable at Bengaluru. The prospectus and application form can also be obtained by hand from the college/Command HQs (AWES)/Army HQ (AWES). The prospectus cum application form can also be downloaded from the official website of AIHMCT. However, AIHMCT WAT application fee can only be paid by means of a demand draft (DD).

Step 2: Get AIHMCT WAT Admit Card

Admit card for AIHMCT WAT 2022 will be posted to applicants by registered post to the address provided by them on the application form for AIHMCT admissions.

Step 3: Appear for AIHMCT WAT Exam

Aspirants need to appear for the Written Admission Test for AIHMCT admissions which are of three hours duration. The candidates need to reach their allotted test centre for the AIHMCT WAT exam as per the date and time mentioned on their admit card. Candidates need to ensure that they reach their AIHMCT WAT exam centre at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the entrance test.

Step 4: Check AIHMCT WAT Result

Result for AIHMCT WAT 2022 will be published in July 10 on the official website of the college. The merit list will then be prepared on the basis of aggregate marks scored by aspirants in the Written Admission Test. AIHMCT’s official website states: “In case of candidates securing equal marks, their relative merit will be reassessed inter-se on the basis of securing 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, the 10th std marks will be taken to reassess the merit”.

Step 5: Appear for 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 on the basis of 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 an aspirant’s performance in AIHMCT WAT and personal interview.

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

AIHMCT WAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The competitive tentative OAT will comprise of five parts containing multiple-choice questions to test the following:-

  1. Section A – English Language.
  2. Section B – General Knowledge .
  3. Section C - Hospitality and Tourism.
  4. Section D – Reasoning & Logical Deduction.
  5. Section E – Scientific Aptitude & Numerical Ability. 

AIHMCT WAT 2022 Admit Card

The Admit Card for the Online Admission Test is required to be downloaded subsequent to Registration. Candidates are required to provide their mail id and mobile number for prompt communication. 

AIHMCT WAT Exam Centres

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

AIHMCT WAT 2022 Result

Admission will be 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, the 10th std marks will be taken to reassess the merit.

AIHMCT WAT 2022 Counselling

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.

On receipt of an offer of admission, the candidate should acknowledge his/her acceptance to join the course with an Acceptance Fee of INR 15,000/- by NEFT in favour of
“Institute Fund, AIHM&CT” A/c No 64020010441, payable at State Bank of India, Hennur Road, Bangalore – 560 043, IFSC Code No SBIN0014933. The amount will be adjusted against the tuition fees on admission. The candidate who has accepted the offer of admission to the course but fails to join by the due date, forfeits his/her admission to the course for that particular year.