AIHMCT WAT 2020 Exam Dates(Revised), Application Form(Extended), Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

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    AIHMCT WAT 2020 dates have been postponed again considering the current situation of lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic. The exam will now be conducted on July 25, 2020 instead of May 30, 2020. AIHMCT is a Written Admission Test conducted by Army Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology to provide admission to students in its Bachelor’s in Hotel Management (BHM) program. AIHMCT WAT 2020 will be held in 26 cities across India. As per AIHMCT WAT 2020 Eligibility, children of “eligible serving personnel”, “eligible ex-Army Personnel” or “war widows of the army only”, having passed or appearing in class 12 are eligible to appear in AIHMCT WAT 2020. Download Official AIHMCT WAT 2020 Notification.

    Latest: AIHMCT WAT 2020  Application dates have been further extended till July 18, 2020.

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Application Form is available from February 1. The application fee is INR 750 which can be paid through NEFT in favour of “Institute Fund, AIHM&CT” A/c No 64020010441, payable at State Bank of India, Hennur Road, Bangalore – 560 043, IFSC Code No SBIN0014933.

    Direct link to fill AIHMCT 2020 Application Form

    As per AIHMCT 2020 Exam Pattern, WAT will be an online test of 3 hours duration having 100 MCQs of 1 mark each. AIHMCT WAT 2020 Syllabus will include Reasoning and Logical Deduction, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, English Language, General Knowledge, and Hospitality and Tourism sections.

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Result will be declared soon after the successful completion of the exam. On the basis of the student’s scores, the merit list will be prepared. As per students’ rank in the merit list, they will be called for counselling. 

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Highlights

    Candidates can check below some major highlights related to AIHMCT 2020. 

    Full Exam NameArmy Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology Written Admission Test
    Conducting BodyArmy Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (AIHMCT)
    Exam TypeEntrance Test
    Exam LevelNational, University Level
    EligibilityClass 12 Pass children of Army Personnel
    Courses OfferedBHM program (Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management)
    Application ModeOnline
    Mode of ExamOnline

    AIHMCT WAT Exam Dates

    AIHMCT WAT Exam Dates 2020

    AIHMCT has released WAT 2020 Exam Dates along with official notification and application form. Candidates can check AIHMCT 2020 Exam Dates from below table:

    Events Dates
    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Registration began on February 1, 2020
    Last day to submit AIHMCT WAT 2020 Application Form July 18, 2020 (Extended)
    Scrutiny of Online Application and Uploaded Documents.To be announced
    Issue of AIHMCT WAT 2020 Admit CardTo be announced
    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Exam DateJuly 25, 2020 (Revised)
    Declaration of AIHMCT WAT 2020 Result/ Merit ListTo be announced
    Last Day to Register for Counselling/ Admission/reporting to collegeTo be announced
    Chairman’s Address to students and parentsTo be announced
    Commencement of session 2020-21To be announced

    AIHMCT WAT Eligibility

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Eligibility 

    AIHMCT falls under the category of AWES (Army Welfare Education Society Professional College). Only children of serving Army personnel, ex-Army personnel and war widows of Army are eligible for admission. The applicants of the below-mentioned categories of Army Personnel meet the AIHMCT WAT 2020 Eligibility criteria:

    Category I: Students must belong to any one of the below-mentioned categories:

    • Children of Army Personnel who have served the Army with minimum 10 years of continuous service in the Army
    • Children of Ex-Army Personnel who have taken discharged or released after ten years of service.
    • Children of Ex-Army Personnel who have granted a regular pension, liberalised family pension, disability pension at the time of their superannuation, demise, discharge, release medical board/ individual medical board.

    Category II: Adopted/ Step children and children of Remarried Widows:

    • If Army Personnel adopted a child at least five years prior to seeking admission
    • Stepchildren meet the eligibility criteria if they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army

    Category III: Special Cases Eligibility Criteria

    • Wards of Ex-Army Medical Corps Officers/Army Dental Corps Officers presently serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force (IN/IAF) who have served in the Army for at least 10 years.

    Eligibility criteria for Children of APS/ MNS/ TA Personnel

    • Children of the APS Personnel, who have put in 10 years of service in Army.
    • Children of the APS Personnel, who are directly recruited into APS and have completed 10 years of service.
    • Children of the only member of MNS who have 10 years service as regular members or are in receipt of a pension from the Army
    • Children of TA Personnel who have completed 10 years of embodied service.

    Themajor parameters for judging a candidate’s eligibility to appear in AIHMCT WAT 2020 is tabulated below:

    AIHMCT WAT Educational



    Class 12 or equivalent examination from any academic stream with English as a compulsory subject
    Final year students can also apply for provisional admission which will only be confirmed once they submit the proof of qualifying exam at time of admission.
    National Opening Schooling Students (regular) should produce 11th standard certificate from the school.
    AIHMCT WAT Age LimitStudents age should not be more than 22 years as on July 1, 2020
    Physical FitnessStudents must meet the physical fitness norms as prescribed by the authority

    AIHMCT WAT Registration

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Application Form

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Application Forms are available from February 1 – July 18, 2020. The application form can be filled in online mode only at the official website –  

    Candidates will have to remit AIHMCT application fees of INR 750 through NEFT in favour of “Institute Fund, AIHM&CT” A/c No 64020010441, payable at State Bank of India, Hennur Road, Bangalore – 560 043, IFSC Code No SBIN0014933. 

    Documents to Upload during AIHMCT Registration

    • Proof of Age as per Std X/XII or Equivalent Mark Sheet/ TC.
    • Statement of Marks of Qualifying examination with aggregate marks.
    • Appropriate certificates in respect of various categories to avail priority for admission.
    • Proof of Gallantry award for grant of weightage

    AIHMCT 2020 Admit Card

    AIHMCT 2020 Admit Card will be released after the successful completion of application process. Students will have to download their AIHMCT WAT 2020 Admit Card from the official website – The admit card has to be carried to the exam center on the exam day along with an original photo ID proof.

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Exam Centers

    There is a total of 26 exam centers for the AIHMCT WAT 2020 examination. Students can choose any one of the exam centers according to their preference at the time of filling the application form. The following table shows the locations of AIHMCT WAT 2020 exam centers along with their test codes:

    Exam CenterTest CodesExam CenterTest Codes
    Lucknow08Wellington/ Ooty21

    AIHMCT WAT Exam Pattern

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Exam Pattern

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 is conducted through the online mode only. Some of the major highlights of AIHMCT WAT 2020 Exam Pattern:

    • The paper comprises multiple-choice questions.
    • Each question carries 1 mark which makes a total of 100 marks.
    • Time duration to complete the examination is 3 hours
    • The paper is divided into five parts i.e. Reasoning and Logical Deduction, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, Command and Test of English Language, General Knowledge and Hospitality and Tourism.
    SectionsMaximum Marks
    English Language20
    Reasoning and Logical Deduction20
    Hospitality and Tourism20
    General Knowledge20
    Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude20

    AIHMCT WAT Syllabus

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Syllabus

    Students can study the below-mentioned topics asked from five different sections i.e. Reasoning and Logical Deduction, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, English Language, General Knowledge and Hospitality and Tourism. AIHMCT WAT 2020 Syllabus is based on 10+2 curriculum. The following table shows the important topics related to AHIMCT WAT 2020:

    Reasoning and Logical DeductionAnalytical Reasoning
    Statements assumptions
    Statements arguments
    Statements conclusions
    Statements action
    Blood relations related questions
    Symbols and notations
    Alphabet Test
    Data interpretation
    Direction and Distance related questions
    Linear Arrangement
    Complex Arrangement
    Coding and Decoding
    Problems based on Symmetry
    Problems based on Visual Ability
    Numerical Ability and Scientific AptitudeElementary Mathematics
    Arithmetic (Number Theory)
    Chain Rule
    Percentage calculation
    Profit and Loss
    Calculate areas and volumes
    Unitary Method Questions
    Age Questions
    Clocks & Calendar related questions
    Speed (of cars, trains, etc) related questions
    Ratio and Proportion
    Number Systems
    Square Roots
    Cube Roots
    Fractions and Decimals
    H.C.F. and L.C.M.
    Simple Interest
    Compound Interest
    Time and Distance related questions
    Work and Wage Related Questions
    Command and Test of English LanguageVocabulary
    English proficiency
    Spelling mistakes
    Rearrangement of words in a sentence
    Rearrangement of the sentence in paragraph
    Idioms and phrases
    One word substitution
    Sentence formation
    Sentence completion
    Sentence improvement
    Sentence Reconstruction
    Paragraph formation
    Paragraph completion
    Fill in the blanks
    General KnowledgeFamous personalities
    Inventions and discoveries
    Books and authors
    World organizations
    Prizes and awards
    Fashion Events
    Natural calamities

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Result

    The result for AIHMCT WAT 2020 will be released at the official website of the institute on May 25, 2020 in the form of the Merit List. On the basis of the candidate's score in the Written Admission Test, the merit list will be prepared.

    AIHMCT WAT Tie-breaking Criteria:

    • If candidates secure equal marks, then merit list will be released on the basis of securing higher aggregate marks in qualifying examination i.e. 10+2 or equivalent which will be given higher preference
    • In case if class 12 marks are equal, then class 10 marks will be taken to prepare merit list.  

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Cutoff 

    Cutoff marks are the minimum marks that has to be secured by the candidate in order to qualify the WAT. If students obtain less than the cutoff marks then they are not eligible for admission. After the declaration of the result, cut off marks will be declared.

    The cutoff marks will be decided on the basis of the following factors:

    • Total numbers of candidates appear for the exam
    • The difficulty level of the paper
    • No. of candidates passed the exam
    • Previous years’ cutoff marks
    • Average scores obtained by the candidate in the entrance test.
    • Reservation criteria of the University

    AIHMCT WAT Counselling

    AIHMCT WAT 2020 Counselling

    Those who have cleared the written admission test will be called for counseling conducted at AIHMCT Bangalore. Students who have been shortlisted for admission on the basis of their performance in written admission test are required to appear for the counselling.

    Final merit list for admission in the BHM course is prepared on the basis of student’s performance in WAT. Top 60 students in the merit list will receive an offer of admission to a Bachelors degree in the Hotel Management course at AIHMCT.

    Students must bring the following list of document at the time of counseling for verification:

    1. 10th and 12th class certificate and mark sheets
    2. 11th standard mark sheet
    3. Caste certificate issued by the competent authority
    4. Birth certificate
    5. School/ Institute leaving certificate
    6. Bonafide certificate from the school/ institution last attended
    7. Character certificate from the last attended school/ institution
    8. Migration certificate, in case of passed qualifying examination other than Bangalore University
    9. 6 copies of passport size photograph in shirt and tie
    10. Serving certificate or discharge book and PPO of parents
    11. Medical certificate with original ECG report duly attested by RMO/ MO of nearest MH
    12. Valid dependent card issued to children of Army Person vide Army Order No. 74/ 75, 120/ 80 should be produced on joining date

    If there is a gap between last attended colleges and joining of AIHMCT, students have to submit an affidavit, executed before a Magistrate on stamp paper of requisite value stated that applicants have not joined any course of studies during the period in any other university.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

    Fee Structure

    • 750




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