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IIHM eCHAT 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Result


IIHM eCHAT 2023: International Institute of Hotel Management will release the application form for IIHM eCHAT 2023 in March 2023. IIHM eCHAT 2023 exam will be conducted in May 2023 as an online test. The Electronic Common Hospitality Aptitude Test, commonly known as IIHM eCHAT exam, is a national-level online examination which is conducted by the International Institute of Hotel Management.

This exam helps candidates to get admission to different hotel management courses offered by the various participating IIHM colleges across the country. Candidates with a maximum age of 22 years will be eligible to fill out the application form. This article provides more details on IIHM eCHAT 2023, like its examination schedule, fees, admission process, courses offered, registration process, and more.

IIHM eCHAT 2023: Exam Highlights

Candidates can go through the following table for IIHM eCHAT exam overview:

Name of the exam International Institute of Hotel Management- Electronic Common Hospitality Aptitude Test
Level of the examNational Level
Courses Being OfferedBSC, BA in HM and Advanced Diploma
Mode Of ExamOnline
Mode of ApplicationOnline and Offline
Exam Conducted BodyIIHM
Exam Organized ByEdexel

IIHM eCHAT Important Dates 2023

Aspirants who want to fill application form will be able to fill out form at the official web portal. The important dates of IIHM eCHAT 2023 have been tabulated below:

Events Dates
Application Form of IIHM eCHAT 2023March 2023
Deadline to fill online application formApril 2023
Admit card of IIHM eChat 2023May 2023
IIHM eCHAT 2023 Exam (Web Stores)May 2023
Exam date of IIHM eChat/GD/PI (Home Online Test)May 2023
Result of IIHM eChat 2023May 2023
Date of Group Discussion and Personal InterviewMay 2023

IIHM eChat 2023 Eligibity Criteria

Aspirants who fulfill the eligibility criteria of IIHM eChat 2023 will be allowed to apply for the exam. Candidates must read the below mentioned points before applying for the exam:

  1. Aspirants must have passed 12th standard or any equivalent exam with minimum 50% of marks.
  2. Candidates must also have English as one of the subjects in their academics.
  3. The maximum age is 22 years as on July, 2023.

IIHM eCHAT 2023 Application Form

Candidates must submit IIHM eCHAT application form 2023 either online or by visiting at any of the campuses. All the details relevant to offline and online registrations are below:

Online mode

  1. There is an online mode to fill application form. Candidates can fill the application form at the official website.
  2. Aspirants who will fill the online application form will get the prospectus at their home address through post.
  3. Candidates must keep in mind that the online registration will only be activated once they fill the exam fees in online mode.

Offline mode

  1. Aspirants can get application form and prospectus at any IIHM campuses.
  2. They can fill the form and submit it in person or by sending a fee through a post at the respective campus of the college.
  3. From the official website of the college, aspirants can download the application form and fill it completely and submit it at any of the IIHM campuses.
  4. Exam fees can be submitted by a demand draft or a cheque of INR 600 in the favour of IIHM.

Application Fee

Applicants must keep in mind that the modes of payment are cheque/DD/Cash at any of the campuses of IIHM. For demand draft, the payment must be made in favour of International Institute of Hotel Management payable at Jaipur/ Ahmedabad/ Pune/ Kolkata/ Delhi/ Bangalore/ Hyderabad and the fee to fill application form is INR 600.

IIHT eCHAT Admit Card 2023

Aspirants will get IIHM eCHAT 2023 admit card via email after the submission of the application form. By following the below-mentioned steps, candidates can download their admit card:

  1. First, visit the IIHM official website.
  2. Then select the IIHM eCHAT Admit card 2023 link.
  3. Now, candidates must enter their ID and password.
  4. They need to submit the details and take print out of admit card.

The admit card will contain the details given below:

  1. Candidate’s name
  2. Venue details
  3. Roll number of candidate
  4. Reporting time

Note – candidates must carry their admit card with them to the exam venue to get admission in the examination hall. If candidates forget to carry the hall ticket along with them, they will not be allowed to sit in the exam.

IIHM eCHAT 2023 Exam Centers

Candidates must know that the exam will be conducted at Aptech Centers across India. Exams may also be conducted at various cities and web stores in India. Candidates can select their exam center and timings as per their convenience. The entrance test is conducted through selected Web stores, spread across various towns and cities in India. Following are the exam centers for e-CHAT 2023:

  1. Andaman
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Assam
  5. Bihar
  6. Chandigarh
  7. Chhattisgarh
  8. Daman
  9. Delhi
  10. Diu
  11. Goa
  12. Gujarat
  13. Haryana
  14. Himachal Pradesh
  15. Jammu and Kashmir
  16. Jharkhand
  17. Karnataka
  18. Kerala
  19. Lakshadweep
  20. Madhya Pradesh
  21. Maharashtra
  22. Manipur
  23. Meghalaya
  24. Mizoram
  25. Nagaland
  26. Odisha
  27. Outside India
  28. Pondicherry
  29. Punjab
  30. Rajasthan
  31. Sikkim
  32. Tamil Nadu
  33. Telengana
  34. Tripura
  35. Uttar Pradesh
  36. Uttaranchal
  37. West Bengal

IIHM eCHAT 2023 Exam Pattern

IIHM prescribes the exam pattern of eCHAT 2023 :

  1. Mode of Examination – Home Online Test
  2. Total number of questions – There will be a total of 50 number of questions in the test
  3. Type of Questions – The paper consist of MCQ type questions
  4. Total Duration – The entrance exam is of 60 minutes duration
  5. No of Sections – 5 sections

Sectional Distribution

S.No.            Sections
1Awareness of Indian and Global Economy
2Data Analysis and Interpretation
3Intelligence and Critical Reasoning
4Language Comprehension
5Mathematical Skills

IIHM eCHAT 2023 Syllabus

The questions in the exams will be related to awareness of Indian Global Economy, data analysis and interpretation, intelligence and critical reasoning, mathematical skills and language comprehension. Here is the list of topics which aspirants can prepare before sitting in the exam.

Current Affairs and General Knowledge

Current affairs and General Knowledge type of questions will be related to happenings and events around the world. Questions will be based on below mentioned topics

  1. Geography
  2. History
  3. Current Affairs
  4. Indian Economy
  5. General Science
  6. Indian Politics

Logical Reasoning

Questions related to reasoning will be put up as per below topics

  1. Classification Test
  2. Alphabets Test
  3. Product and Statement Test
  4. Reasoning and Mathematical Operations
  5. Series Test
  6. Decision Making Test
  7. Venn Diagram Test


Mathematics aptitude of aspirants will be checked by the question relevant to below topics:

  1. LCM and HCF
  2. Ratio and Proportion
  3. Simple and Compound Interest
  4. Mixture and Allegations
  5. Percentage
  6. Number System
  7. Profit and Loss
  8. Numerical Ability

English Language

Aspirants must know that questions related to English are easiest as compared to other sections and they will get questions relevant to the topics mentioned here.

  1. Prepositions
  2. Rules of Correct Usage
  3. Sequence of Words
  4. Sentence Completion
  5. Synonyms and Antonyms
  6. Rules of Conjunctions
  7. Idioms and Phrases

Scientific Aptitude and Service Aptitude

For this part, candidates need to prepare well for following topics:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Service Aptitude Questions
  4. Physics

IIHM eCHAT Result 2023

After the completion of the exam, candidates will get their score within 24 hours. On the basis of the performances in the entrance test, aspirants will be called for Group Discussion and Personal interview. Candidates who will clear the first round must take print of the IIHM eChat result and keep it safe with them for further rounds. During the counselling process, they might be asked to bring the result.

How Can Students Download IIHM eCHAT 2023 Result?

There are various steps involved in downloading the result of IIHM eCHAT 2023 as below:

  1. First of all, aspirants must keep in mind that the result will be sent to their registered email id. 
  2. Candidates must click on the file then save it and they must also take print out of the result.
  3. Aspirants can also check their results by visiting the official web portal. They must log in their accounts to get the result.
  4. Then, candidates must submit their valid user id and password.
  5. Score of the exam will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Candidates must save it for future use.

IIHM eCHAT 2023 Merit List

IIHM will release merit list on the basis of the performance of candidates in the Entrance test and GD PI round. IIHM eCHAT 2023 merit list will contain the details of candidates such as rank and name who are eligible to get admission in different IIHM institutes across India.

Aspirants will get all the information regarding IIHM eCHAT 2023 at the official web portal. Candidates must keep in mind that the merit list will be uploaded online after some days of Ground Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates will be invited for the counselling on the basis of ranks they get after all three rounds.

How Can Candidates Download the IIHM eCHAT Merit List 2023?

By following the below steps, aspirants can easily download Merit List 2023:

  1. First, visit the official website of IIHM.
  2. Search for IIHM eCHAT 2023 Merit List.
  3. Candidates can click on the link to the Merit List and they will get a PDF.
  4. Candidates must save that PDF file.
  5. Do not forget to take print out for the process of counselling.

IIHM eCHAT Counselling 2023

Candidates who will clear all the three rounds i.e. exam, Group Discussion and Personal Interview will get listed in the merit list of IIHM eCHAT 2023. According to the merit list, aspirants will be invited for counselling and seat allotment. The date of counselling is tentative, and it may take place in July 2023.

IIHM will conduct eCHAT 2023 counselling for aspirants to get admission in various courses related to Hotel Management offered by the participating institutes. All the aspirants who will qualify must present in person to take part in counselling and they will be needed to carry below documents for the verification.

Documents Relevant To Counselling of IIHM eCHAT 2023

Candidates must carry the following documents for the counselling of IIHM eCHAT 2023:

  1. Merit list
  2. Admit Card
  3. Category Certificate
  4. Class 12th Detailed Mark Sheet
  5. Class 12th Mark Sheet – self attested
  6. Permanent Residence Proof
  7. Copy of scorecard

Note – Aspirants must carry original documents along with the self attested photocopies. 

FAQs on IIHM eCHAT 2023

Here are some important FAQs on the eCHAT exam:

Q.1: Who is eligible to apply for IIHM eCHAT 2023?
Ans: All the candidates who have passed 12th exam with English as one subject are eligible to apply for the exam.

Q.2: Who is going to conduct this exam?
Ans: Edexel will be going to conduct the exam on behalf of IIHM at different exam centers in India.

Q.3: What is the application fee of IIHM eCHAT 2023?
Ans: The application fees is INR 600

Q.3: How many rounds I need to qualify to secure admission through IIHM eCHAT 2023?
Ans: To get admission aspirants need to clear three rounds – Entrance Test, Group Discussion and Interview.

Q.4: How will I receive my IIHM eCHAT 2023 scorecard?
Ans: Score will be received by candidates in their emails after they sit for the test.

Q.5: Who will be invited for GD and interview?
Ans: Candidates who will qualify IIHM eCHAT 2023 exam will be called for group discussion and then interview.

Also, Check:

IIHM eChat ResultIIHM eChat Admit Card

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