Electronic Common Hotel Aptitude Test

Online Mode, Pen & Paper Mode

IIHM ECHAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 600
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode, Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM)
  • Courses:BSc, BHM
  • Streams:Science, Hotel Management

IIHM eCHAT 2020(14 & 22 Aug) : Registration (Ongoing), Result

Updated On - August 14 2020 by Akriti Maurya

IIHM ECHAT 2020 is scheduled to be held on 14 & 22 August 2020 online form home. International Institute of Hotel Management entrance exam is also known as Electronic Combined Hospitality Aptitude Test (e-CHAT) is a university-level entrance exam conducted with the purpose to select candidates for admission in the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM). The selection will be done on the basis of the candidate's score in ECHAT and in group discussion & personal interview round. The candidates willing to build their career in the field of Hotel Management can appear in this exam and get admission in various hotel management programs in different institutes of India. Candidates can check all the vital information regarding IIHM eCHAT such as application form, eligibility, exam pattern, and syllabus, etc.

Latest Updates

  • IIHM eCHAT 2020 will held on 14 & 22 August 2020 from Home)
  • The Interviews will also be conducted through Video Call from homes.
  • Admit Slip would be sent to individual candidates by e-mail only.
  • The application form must reach the office 4 days before the exam date. The date and time of the Test would be mentioned in the ADMIT SLIP.
  • The selection will be on the basis of e-CHAT Score & Personal Interview.
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IIHM ECHAT 2020 Important Dates

The candidates can go through this section to get information about IIHM eCHAT important dates 2020 given in the table below:


Application Form Distribution start date


Application Form submission last date

Last week of April 2020

Admit card availability date

The first week of May 2020

IIHM eCHAT Exam (GD/PI) 2020 (Web Stores)

15 May 2020

IIHM eCHAT Exam (GD/PI) 2020 from home

05 – 06 Jun 2020
14 & 22 August 2020

Result declaration date


IIHM ECHAT 2020 Application Form

Interested candidates can fill the IIHM ECHAT 2020 Application Form has been available in both online mode and offline mode. Candidate can download it from the institute's websites. Applicants have to fill the below-mentioned details in their IIHM online application form:
  • Filling of Personal Details
  • Document Uploading
  • Fee Payment
  • E-mail ID and mobile number should remain the same till the admission process is completed otherwise candidates might not get all the important details.
  • Incomplete/incorrect applications are liable to be rejected at any stage without prior information to the candidate.

Applicants are requested to follow the below-mentioned guidelines for the offline application form IIHM eCHAT 2020:

  • Candidates can download IIHM eCHAT 2020 Application Form from the official website of the college, fill it, and submit it at any one of IIHM campuses. Fee can be remitted via cash or cheque or a demand draft of Rs 600 in IIHM.
  • Aspirants can collect the application form as well as prospectus at any of the IIHM campuses and submit it in person or by post at the respective college campus.

IIHM ECHAT Application Fee

The IIHM Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form Fee is Rs. 600/-.
Mode of payment: IIHM registration fees can be paid in any of the online and offline modes:
  • Online Mode: Debit/credit cards/net banking facilities
  • Offline Mode: Cash/cheque/demand draft (DD) at any of the IIHM campuses.

IIHM ECHAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the IIHM eCHAT eligibility criteria 2020 before filling the application form:

Educational Qualification
  • The candidates willing to appear in this exam should have cleared their 10+2 from a recognized institute.
  • The candidates appearing for their final 10+2 exams will also be eligible to appear in this exam.
  • The candidates must have all the required documents at the time of admission.
  Age Limit Criteria
  • The candidates must have age between 17 to 22 years as on 01 July 2020.

IIHM ECHAT 2020 Admit Card

Only the successfully registered candidates will be issued IIHM ECHAT 2020 admit card. Candidates can check the following details related to Hall ticket:

  • Candidates can download their IIHM admit card from the official website.
  • Admit Slip would be sent to individual candidates by e-mail only.
  • The admit card for the hospitality exam is a mandatory document.
  • Candidates must have their registration number to download the exam admit card.
  • The candidates need to check properly that all the details printed on the IIHM admit card are correct and contact the university in case of any discrepancy.
  • Admit Card must be kept safe till the admission process.

IIHM ECHAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the IIHM ECHAT exam pattern 2020 to know about the question paper structure and pattern from below given table

IIHM eChat Exam Pattern
Mode of examComputer Based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration60 Minutes or 01 Hour
Total Number of Questions50 Questions

The question paper will have different types of questions which will be asked in the form of: 

  • Multiple-choice questions(MCQs)
  • True/False questions
  • Text fill-in-the-blank
  • Numeric fill-in-the-blank
  • Multiple selections (Student can select multiple answers in such questions)
  • Picture-click multiple choice

 IIHM ECHAT 2020 Syllabus

The candidates must have an idea about the complete IIHM Syllabus 2020, as this will help them to score good marks and qualify the exam. The syllabus of the IIHM ECHAT entrance exam has not been decided by the International Institute of Hotel Management. The exams are based on specific topics.

The candidates can prepare for the exam from the topics given below:

Reasoning and Logical Deduction

Alphabets Test, Mathematical Operations and Reasoning, Statement and his Product test, Classification Test, Venn diagram Test, Decision-Making test, Series Test, Input and Output test, Cube and Dice test, Blood Relation Test, Paper Cutting, and Folding test, Counting of Figures test, Direction Test, Completion of Figures test, Embedded Figures test, Image test, Coding-Decoding Test, Sitting Arrangement Test, Data Sufficiency test, Miscellaneous test, Formation of Figures test, Analogy Test, Syllogism Test, Passage and Conclusion test.


Numerical Ability, Percentage, Number System, Profit and Loss, HCF and LCM, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Ratio and Proportion, Mixture of Allegations, Average, Mensuration, Time, Speed and Distance, Data Interpretation, Time and Work Plane Geometry.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

Current Affairs, History, Indian Economy, Geography, Indian Politics, General Science.

Scientific Aptitude and Service Aptitude

Physics, Service Aptitude Questions, Chemistry, Biology.

English Language

Idioms and Phrases, rules of Conjunctions, Synonyms and Antonyms, Prepositions, Sequence of words, Rules of Correct Usage, Sentence Completion, Sentence Improvement, One Word Substitution, Objective Comprehension, Spotting Errors, Spelling Rules.

IIHM ECHAT 2020 Result

The information about IIHM eCHAT Result 2020 is provided below:

  • The IIHM ECHAT 2020 result will be announced soon.
  • The candidates can download the result from the website of the university.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for further admission process after the declaration of result.
  • Group Discussion and Personal Interview round will be conducted in Last week of May 2020.

IIHM ECHAT Counselling 2020

The information regarding IIHM eCHAT Counselling 2020 is provided in this section hereby:

  • IIHM (International Institute of Hotel Management) will be conducting the IIHM eCHAT counselling procedure
  • The candidates having their names in the merit list will be eligible to participate in the counselling round and hence would be able to get admission in Hotel Management Programs.
  • The candidates will have to report to the counselling center on the counselling day.
  • The candidates also need to take the required documents for the verification process.

IIHM ECHAT Courses and Colleges

The candidates can get admission into following courses through this aptitude test:

  • Hospitality
  • Diploma in International Administration (three years full-time course)
  • In Hotel Management, Catering & Tourism

The institutes which accept the IIHM ECHAT exam scores are:

  • International Institute of Hotel Management, Delhi
  • International Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata
  • International Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore
  • International Institute of Hotel Management, Jaipur
  • International Institute of Hotel Management, Pune

IIHM ECHAT Highlights

IIHM ECHAT Highlights
Exam Name


Conducting Body

Edexcel in association with IIHM


National Level


Undergraduate Courses 

IIHM Official website


Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission to various Hotel Management Courses


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IIHM ECHAT Important Dates

IIHM ECHAT 2020 Form Date01 Aug - 11 Aug 2020
IIHM ECHAT 2020 Exam Date14 Aug, 22 Aug 2020

Electronic Common Hotel Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


2Local Reasoning---------
4General Awareness ---------

Instructions:One more subjects i.e, Science

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

01 Aug 2020

Form End Date:

11 Aug 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 11 Aug 2020
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