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Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Aurangabad

Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad, was born with the coming together of two great institutions: the internationally renowned scholar, Dr. RafiqZakaria’s – Maulana Azad Educational Trust and the Taj Group. Dr. Zakaria and the Taj were determined to create a world-class center in hospitality education, with the technical assistance of India’s largest hotel chain, with over a century’s experience in hotelier.


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IHM Aurangabad 2020 Shortlisting Criteria

Candidates are shortlisted for admission in hotel management programs offered at IHM Aurangabad as per the below-mentioned parameters:



Profile Test


Statement of Purpose 


Group Discussion


Personal Interview


IHM Aurangabad 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are eligible to secure admission in hotel management and culinary arts courses offered at IHM Aurangabad only if they have cleared their Class 12 (in the 10+2 pattern) or any other equivalent examination from any stream.

However, here candidates need to ensure that they have studied from an English medium school.

Apart from this, aspirants who are appearing for their Class 12/board exams in 2020 are also eligible to apply for admission at IHM-A. Such candidates will secure admission provisionally and their admissions will be confirmed only once they submit a certificate stating that they have qualified the board exams.

Courses Offered Through IHM Aurangabad Admission Process 2020

Candidates can secure admission in the below-mentioned courses on the basis of their performance in IHM Aurangabad entrance exam 2020.

  • BA (Hons) in Hotel Management
  • BA (Hons) in Culinary Arts

Courses offered at IHM Aurangabad are designed and delivered with ongoing validation by University of Huddersfield, UK. The official website of IHM Aurangabad informs: “Admission to IHM-A and the University of Huddersfield, UK would be governed by applicable regulations surrounding the collaborative relationship between Maulana Azad Educational Trust, Indian Hotels Company Limited (Taj Group) and the University of Huddersfield”.

The uniqueness of courses offered at IHM Aurangabad is that after two years of pursuing the course at the college, candidates have the option to either pursue the 3rd and 4th year of the programme in the UK or complete their course in India itself.

IHM Aurangabad Admission Process 2020

Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to take part in the IHM Aurangabad admission process.

Step 1: Fill the IHM Aurangabad 2020 Application Form

Candidates need to fill the complete application form for IHM Aurangabad admissions on the official website of the college.


Application Fee

4 Year BA (Hons) Hotel Management

Rs 1,500

4 Year BA (Hons) Culinary Arts

Rs 1,500

Step 2: Complete Online Profiling Test

Candidates will only be able to access the IHM Aurangabad profiling test after they have successfully paid the application fee of Rs 1,500. The profiling test will be sent on the registered email ID provided by the candidates in their IHM Aurangabad application form.

Once the candidates receive this test they need to click on the test link and complete all the fields as listed in the test. On completion of the profiling test, aspirants will immediately be given their assessment report.

The official website informs that the profiling test is conducted by IHM Aurangabad for admissions 2020 as it is felt that this test helps aspirants develop a better understanding of their strengths/weaknesses before they are called to appear for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview round.

The official website informs that aspirants need to “carry a hard copy of this assessment report for verification before they proceed with the next steps to a Group Discussion, writing a Statement of Purpose and finally participating in a Personal Interview in May 2020”.

Step 3: Write Statement of Purpose

Aspirants need to share a Statement of Purpose of 1500 words. The statement of purpose needs to be on the topic - “perspective on the role this education at IHM-A would play in shaping my future by creating a vibrant personality who would succeed in the hospitality world”.

Step 4: Appear for Group Discussion and Interview Round

The Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview round for IHM Aurangabad admissions will be held at Taj Group Hotels located at Kolkata, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai as well as IHM-A campus. In the personal interview round, aspirants will be judged on the parameters listed below:

  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • General Awareness
  • Service Orientation
  • Personality Factors

Apart from this, candidates are advised to strictly stick to the dress code as prescribed by IHM Aurangabad authorities for the interview round.

  • Ladies – (formal attire) Sarees or business suits, formal ensembles, full-sleeved shirt, scarves and formal shoes.
  • Gentlemen – (formal attire) Suit, jacket or blazer, formal trousers, full-sleeved shirt, necktie and formal shoes.

Step 4: Check IHM Aurangabad Result for Admissions 2020

IHM-A result contains names of candidates who are shortlisted for admission. The result for admissions is sent via email to shortlisted candidates on their registered email address.



  • All correspondence pertaining to Admissions would be sent to you electronically on your registered email address only.
  • Once you complete the admission process and receive an offer from us, you will be required to produce all original certificates for verification.
  • You are not required to upload any documents or send hard copies unless specifically requested by the Admissions Officer.
  • You must ensure not to furnish any information which could be falsified as this will lead to dismissal without any representation.
  • You are not permitted to pursue any full time employment once admitted here. We expect you to completely dedicate yourself to your studies while at the Institute. We will provide adequate training in our ancillary hotel, Vivanta by Taj - Aurangabad.
  • Should you find any need for arbitration, please be aware that this will be subject to the legal jurisdiction of Aurangabad (Maharashtra) only
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