The Institute of Hotel Management run by Maulana Azad Education Society is popularly known as IHM – Aurangabad or IHM-A. The institute was established in 1989, in collaboration with the Taj Group of Hotels. IHM-A offers 4 Year BA (Honors) program in Hotel Management and culinary arts. IHM-A also offers an international honors degree is association with University of Huddersfield.

COURSE FEE: Rs. 16.00 Lakhs over 4 years (Indian Degree Program)
Rs. 9.00 Lakhs for first 2 years&£22,500 for remaining years (Foreign Degree Program)

SEATS: 120(85% seats are reserved for Delhi candidates)

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  • Candidate should have completed Std. XII (10+2) or equivalent examination in any stream with English as the medium of instruction.
  • Candidates who have appeared for the board exams in the current year and are awaiting results you can also apply. Such candidates will be admitted to IHM-A only if they successfully qualify in the Board Examination.


Step-1: Registration and Online profile assessment test (OPAT).

Interested candidates should visit to fill up the registration form. On successful completion of the registration process and payment, electronic profiling assessment test link will be sent to the registered email address. Candidate should click on the test link, complete the test and then read through the assessment report.

Short listed candidates should carry hard copy of the assessment report for verification, if called for further processes.

Step 2: Writing Statement of Purpose (SOP)

Statement of Purpose and Group Discussion together carry a weightage of 30% in the admission process. Statement of purpose should be written in 1500 words,describing how IHM-A would play an important role in shaping his/her future by creating a vibrant personality and help him/her to succeed in the hospitality world.

Step -3: Personal Interview & Group Discussion

Personal Interview will assess the candidate’s talent in the following areas:

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

Personal interviews will be conducted at any of these locations at a Taj Group Hotel in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and at the Institute in Aurangabad.

Stage Wise Weightage

Stage Wise Weightage in Selection Process Weightage
Online Profile Assessment Test 20%
Statement of Purpose and Group Discussion 30%
Personal Interview 50%