International Institute of Hotel Management Pune, commonly known as the IIHM Pune, was established in 1994. The institute is recognized as one of the Best Education brands of 2020 in Hospitality Segment by The Economic Times. IIHM Pune offers 2 undergraduate degrees in different courses and one advanced diploma program. Admission to the college is done via the e-Chat test and the candidate should have passed HSC exams to be eligible for the test. The overall marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance exam, Group discussion, and Personal Interview decides the final selection of the candidate. Graduates from the college are placed in well-known brands such as Hilton Hotel, Richmond Hotel, Oberoi, Radisson, etc.

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IIHM Pune Ranking

IIHM being the parent institute of the Pune campus is India’s largest Hospitality Education chain and it has a global collaboration with renowned universities. It is also an institutional member of the most reputed industry body – CHRIE USA. The institute has been cited and rewarded multiple times by the following:

Title / Award Body / Magazine
Brand Excellence Award in Hospitality Education ABP News
Ranked No.1 Hotel Management Institute in East and Central Asia CSR Survey
Among Asia’s 100 Fastest-Growing Pvt. Education Institution KPMG

IIHM Pune Courses

The college offers undergraduate degrees and one Advanced Diploma Program in International Hospitality Administration. A detailed description of the courses offered by the institute are below:

BA in Hospitality Management (3 years) BA in Hospitality Management (4 years)
BA in Culinary Arts Bachelor of Tourism Studies
B.Sc in Hospitality Administration Advance Program in International Hospitality Administration
Diploma in Hospitality Operations Diploma in Hospitality Studies (1 year)
Diploma in Hospitality Studies (3 years) Diploma in Hotel and Hospitality Administration
Diploma in Cabin Crew Training Diploma in Cyber Security
Diploma in Data Science  Diploma in Data Analytics
Diploma in Digital Marketing -

Note: BA Hospitality Management is from the University of West London (With an option to study in London).

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IIHM Pune Admission

Candidates seeking admission into the college can apply for it online or offline. The candidate must be below the age of 22 years while applying for admission and needs to appear for the entrance test conducted by the college called eChat. This consists of General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and English language-based questions.

How to Apply?

  • Download the form from the online website or take it from the college prospectus. 
  • Fill in the form and submit it either to the college office or online. INR 600 will be charged as an application fee. 
  • Candidates now will appear for the entrance test eChat. An admit card for the test will be issued beforehand.
  • Appear for the eChat exam on the dates announced by the college. (It will be conducted online due to COVID-19).
  • Attend the personal interview conducted by the college face-to-face (video chat due to COVID-19).

After this, the results are announced of the rounds appeared for and the final selection is made. A Selection letter with respect to the same will be received by the candidate. The complete admission form along with the documents should then be submitted to the college. The last step is to pay the fees of the respective course and to upload the payment proof along.

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IIHM Pune Placements

The institute provides global opportunities to its students. IIHM alumni are spread over 60 countries in the world and it offers international internships to all its students. The international curriculum helps the students gain positions in the top hospitality groups worldwide. Compulsory training for the courses is held in Fullerton, Raffles The Plaza, Radisson; London, Hyatt Regency; Texas, Holiday Inn; Dubai and Marriott Lancaster; US. The placement rate is 100% for this institute. Some of its top recruiters include: 

Emirates Ista Hotel JW Marriott Group
Kingfisher Radisson Taj Group of Hotels
Le meridian Oberoi The Hilton

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IIHM Pune Scholarships

Eligible students can apply for the following concessions or scholarships: 

  • For students with the sponsorship of a charitable organization or an NGO, the special scholarship is provided. 
  • Direct scholarship from the institute is offered in terms of tuition fee waivers with 2 tiers:
Tier Eligibility Fee Waiver
Tier 1 Aggregate of 80% or above in the HSC exams 15% waiver
Tier 2 The aggregate of 90% or above in the HSC exams 30% waiver

IIHM Pune Facilities

  • Food & Drink Festival: Being the topmost hospitality education college in India, the institute has been organizing global fests like the Young Chef Olympiad since 2015. Over 50 countries participate and it has a distinguished panel of judges every year. A cash prize of 10000 US Dollars is awarded to the winner.
  • Wi-Fi: The campus is fully Wi-Fi enabled for usage by the students and faculty/staff members. It can be used through laptops and is also available in the library and other areas.
  • Hostel: The premises have a hostel facility for the students coming from outside the city and can be registered for at the time of application. Hostel facilities are available at a reasonable rate.

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Ques. How do we contact IIHM Pune for further details?

Ans. The mailing address of the college is Kalpataru Arcade S.No.206/3, Plot No. 16 Viman Nagar, (Near Rosary School and lane behind Phoenix Market City Mall) Pune, Maharashtra, Pin: 411014. You can also contact them at their toll-free number 1800 103 8586.

Ques. How many campuses does IIHM have in total?

Ans. IIHM has 8 campuses in India: Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Delhi, Bangalore, and Goa. Additionally, there are campuses in Bangkok and Samarkand.

Ques. Who judged the last Young Chef Olympiad?

Ans. The last YCO was held in the year 2018 at Hyatt Regency Kolkata and was judged by eminent celebrity chefs including Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Ranveer Brar, and John Wood.

Ques. What are the facilities for training on campus?

Ans. The campus has 2 practice kitchens and restaurants each along with mock hotel rooms for practice.

Ques. How many campuses does IIHM have in total?

Ans. There is a total of 10 campuses of IIHM which are as follows: