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How do I do Hotel Management after 12th / SYJC from Dadar Catering College (IHM, Mumbai) ?

Dadar Catering College, Mumbai (now called Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai or IHM, Mumbai) is one of the Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs) regulated by the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Delhi (NCHMCT).

To understand the admission process of the Dadar Catering College, you will have to understand the admission process of NCHMCT.

The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Central Government of India.

The Council has set up Government-sponsored Institutes of Hotel Management all over India, including IHM, Mumbai.

It centrally regulates academics for hospitality management through structured courses of studies imparted at the Institutes of Hotel Management and Food Craft Institutes located in different parts of the country.

All Institutes uniformly follow the standardized course curricula prescribed by the Council.

About the Degree Course

The degree offered by all the IHMs under NCHM (National Council for Hotel Management) is three years Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Hospitality and Hotel Administration.

This degree is jointly offered by NCHM and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Delhi.

This course is open to candidates from science, commerce, arts, and other recognized streams.


The annual fee in all the IHMs is approximately Rs. 1,00,000/- annum.

The fees include admission fee, tuition fee, IGNOU fee, training food / other lab material fee, operational and other institutional fees, exam fee, and refundable caution money.

Hostel Facility

Most of the IHMs have hostel facility and the students normally do not have any problem with accommodation in the IHMs.


For admission to a college under the National Council, the candidate should have passed class 12 in any stream with English as one of the compulsory subjects.

Students appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear for the Joint Entrance Examination for being considered on a provisional basis.

The candidate should not be more than 25 years old as of July 1 of the year of the entrance exam. For SC / ST candidates, the maximum age is relaxed up to 28 years.

Nature of Written Test

To gain admission into the first year of the three-year degree course in any of the colleges under the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, the eligible candidate has to sit for a JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (NCHM JEE) which is an all-India examination generally held in the second/ third week of April every year.

Usually, announcements of JEE application forms’ availability, dates of the examination, etc. are made in the months of January / February

After the JEE, a merit list based on the marks secured in JEE is announced

Those who qualify in the JEE’s merit list are invited for centralized counseling in New Delhi

On-the-spot allotment of Institute is made to the eligible candidates based on the merit list of the JEE.

Preparation for the NCHM JEE

The JEE is an all-India Online examination where students from all over India compete to gain admission into the IHM’s under the National Council of Hotel Management.

It needs thorough preparation in Mathematics, Science, Reasoning, English, GK, Current Affairs, and Aptitude for Service Sector.

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  1. Complete JEE study material (12-14 books and Revision Online ),

  2. Several practice exercises and solutions

  3. JEE test series

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