AIHMCT WAT 2021: Updates, Application, Dates, Syllabus & Eligibility

Do you want to crack AIHMCT WAT in 2021? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, we will have an in-depth analysis of AIHMCT WAT test. In this post, readers will find the following details – AIHMCT WAT 2021 schedule, important dates, application process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, admit card, result and admission process.

AIHMCT WAT 2021

This entrance test will help you build a decent career in hotel management sector. The main aim of this test is to facilitate admission into Bachelor’s Degree (Hotel Management) program.

 

AIHMCT stands for Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology. Children of army personnel or ex-army personnel are eligible to pursue hotel management programs from this college.

 

In short, this post has been crafted keeping children of army and ex-army personnel in mind! Come, let us take a quick look at the test-overview.

 

Name of the entrance exam:AIHMCT WAT (Army Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Written Admission Test
Conducted by:AIHMCT
Mode of application:Online
Level:College/University
Frequency:Conducted once in a year
Purpose:Admission into BHM course
Mode of examination:Online
Duration:3 hours
Number of questions:100
Marking scheme:1 mark for each correct answer
Negative marking scheme:No
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

AIHMCT WAT test is conducted at All India level. Technically, it is an institute or college-specific test. Candidates looking to pursue BHM from a reputed college will benefit from this test. However, the catch is that only wards of army or ex-army personnel are eligible for admission into AIHMCT.

 

Our AIHMCT WAT guide can be divided into 6 sections. Let us check out what each section deals with –

  1. Section 1: AIHMCT WAT 2021 schedule and important dates
  2. Section 2: Eligibility criteria
  3. Section 3: Application process
  4. Section 4: Syllabus and admit card
  5. Section 5: Admit card
  6. Section 6: Post-exam activities (result, answer key, counseling and admission process)

 

First of all, let us check out the schedule of this entrance exam. Here it is –

 

AIHMCT WAT 2021 Schedule & Important Dates

Here’s what AIHMCT WAT schedule looks like –

EventDate
Online application form to be issued on1st week of February, 2021
Last date to submit online application form4th week of April, 2021
Admit card to be released on4th week of April/1st week of May, 2021
Date of examination1st or 2nd week of May, 2021
Result to be declared on4th week of May, 2021
Last date to register for counseling1st week of June, 2021
Counseling to begin on3rd week of June, 2021

 

It goes without saying that only eligible candidates are eligible to apply for this test. AIHMCT will entertain application forms from eligible candidates only. Come, let us take a closer look at all the requirements that you need to satisfy (to be deemed eligible).

 

AIHMCT WAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered eligible to apply for this test, a candidate must meet certain requirements. These requirements are both academic and non-academic in nature. Profession of their parents, educational qualification, age limit – these factors form an integral part of AIHMCT WAT eligibility criteria. Let us check them out –

 

Child of army personnel

  • Children of Army personnel who have served the Indian Army for at least 10 years (continuously) are eligible to apply.
  • Children of Ex-Army personnel who were released or discharged after at least 10 years of service are eligible to apply.
  • Children of Ex-Army personnel who have been granted pension, family pension or disability pension at the time of their demise/superannuation/discharge/release are eligible to apply.
  • Children adopted by Indian Army personnel at least five years before the time of admission are eligible to apply.
  • Stepchildren of Indian Army personnel if they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Indian Army are eligible to apply.
  • Children of Ex-Army Medical/Dental Corps Officers who are now posted with the IAF or Indian Navy (after serving at least 10 years in the Army) are eligible to apply.
  • Children of APS personnel who have served the Indian Army for at least 10 years are eligible to apply.
  • Children of APS personnel who had been directly recruited in the APS and served APS for 10 years are eligible to apply.

 

Educational qualification

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – completed 12th standard or equivalent from a recognized board. Candidate must have had English as a compulsory subject in 12th standard.
  • Candidates appearing for 12th board final exam are also eligible to apply. They must be able to submit proof of qualifying the exam at the time of admission.
  • Candidates pursuing their schooling from National Open School are also eligible to apply. They must obtain and produce class 11th certificate from the school.

 

Age limit

Upper age limit is – 22 years of age as on July 1, 2020.

 

Physical fitness

  • Candidates must meet the physical fitness standards set by the authorities.
  • They shouldn’t have any kind of abnormality in the heart of the lungs.
  • There should be no history of mental illness or epileptic fits.
  • Candidates should have a vision of 6/9 or 6/6 in both eyes (whichever is better).

 

What is the application process like, some of you may ask. Come, let us check it out –

 

AIHMCT WAT 2021 Application Process

Here are important dates related to AIHMCT WAT application process –

Online application form to be issued on:1st week of February, 2021
Last date to submit online application form:4th week of April, 2021
Admit card to be released on:4th week of April/1st week of May, 2021

 

What is the registration process like, some of you may ask. Let us check it out –

 

Step by step registration process

  1. Visit the official website of AIHMCT (aihmctbangalore.edu.in).
  2. Search for ‘Admission’ tab and click it.
  3. Find the online application form link and click it.
  4. To fill the application form, you will be asked to register first. Enter personal details like – name, email id, DoB, mobile number and register.
  5. Login using your credentials and fill up the application form.
  6. Upload relevant documents.
  7. Pay application fees.

 

Application fee

Candidates are supposed to pay 750 INR for processing their application form.

 

Let us check out the syllabus and exam pattern now. Let us begin –

 

AIHMCT WAT 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

AIHMCT WAT curriculum can be divided into 5 parts – English language, reasoning and logical deduction, hospitality & tourism, general knowledge, scientific aptitude and numerical ability. Let us take a closer look at each section –

 

Syllabus

  • English language: Synonyms, antonyms, vocabulary, spelling mistakes, fill in the blanks, paragraph formation and completion, formation, completion & correction of sentences, English proficiency etc.
  • Reasoning and logical deduction: Symmetry, visual ability, linear arrangement, analytical reasoning, assumptions, arguments, conclusions, actions, series, symbols etc.
  • Hospitality and tourism: Domain-based questions.
  • GK and current affairs: World organizations, sports, currencies, languages, culture, famous personalities, books and authors, inventions and discoveries etc.
  • Scientific aptitude and numerical ability: Average, simple interest, compund interest, time & distance, work & wage, HCF & LCM, fractions, decimals, ratio & proportion, area & volume, profit and loss, variation etc.

 

Marks distribution

Section/SubjectNo of questionsMarks
English language2020
Reasoning and logical deductions2020
Hospitality and tourism2020
GK and current affairs2020
Scientific aptitude and numerical ability2020

 

Let us check out the paper pattern now –

 

Exam pattern

Mode of examination:Online
Duration:3 hours
Number of questions:100
Marking scheme:1 mark for each correct answer
Negative marking scheme:No
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

Let us check out section 5 now –

 

AIHMCT WAT 2021 Admit Card

The admit card contains the following details –

  • Name of the candidate
  • Exam center
  • Date of exam
  • And other details…

 

A candidate must carry his/her admit card to the exam center. Candidates won’t be allowed inside the exam hall without valid admit card. Candidates may download admit card online. Visit the official website of AIHMCT, enter relevant credentials, login and download it. Take printouts of the admit card for future reference. AIHMCT is known to release the admit card on 4th week of April or 1st week of May each year.

 

AIHMCT WAT 2021 Result

AIHMCT is known to announce the result on 4th week of May each year. Deserving candidates are shortlisted for counseling on the basis of their performance in the entrance test.

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