Which is better, IIHM or UEI Global, for Hotel Management?

IIHM, short for International Institute of Hotel Management, is a hotel management and hospitality school with its campuses located in Delhi, Kolkata, Goa, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Pune, Hyderabad, and Bangkok. Founded by Dr. Suborno Bose, CEO of IndiSmart Group, it is one of the leading institutes for Hotel Management studies in the country.

UEI Global, on the other hand, is an institute offering top-of-the-line training and education in the service sector. It has 13 campuses all over the country, with the primary campus located in Rohini, New Delhi. The institute offers undergraduate as well as post-graduate courses in Hotel Management and Hospitality to equip students with all the skills required for working in the service industry.

Courses Offered

IIHM is primarily an institute of hotel management and offers courses exclusively in this sector such as B.A Hospitality, Diploma in Hospitality & Hotel Administration, Diploma in Hospitality Operations and Diploma in Culinary Arts.

UEI Global, on the other hand, offers degrees including Bachelor in Hospitality Management with specializations in Culinary Skills and International Specialization, Bachelor in Hospitality Management + Integrated MBA. Besides this, it also offers other courses like BBA Plus, MBA Plus, BBA-MBA integrated, and MBA International.

Admission Process

To get admission to IIHM, the interested candidates have to appear for the eCHAT (Electronic Common Hotel Admission Test) exam which is conducted by IIHM itself. The students scoring well in the exams are then shortlisted and called for Group Discussion as well as Personal Interviews. The final selection of the students is done on the basis of score obtained in the eCHAT exam and performance in Personal Interview and Group Discussion.

To get admission in the Bachelor in Hospitality Management in UEI Global, the candidate must have passed 10+2 examination from a recognized board. It is also important to obtain a valid score in qualifying entrance exams like CAT / GMAT / MAT. For the certificate courses, only 10+2 examination is the underlying criteria for admission.

Fee Structure

For pursuing a Bachelor of Hospitality Management in the Indian Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM), students have to pay a fee of INR 2,11,000 every year. The course runs for a duration of 3-years in total.

On the other hand, the fee for pursuing Bachelor’s in Hotel Management in UEI Global for a total course spanning 3 years is INR 4,11,000 with a fee of 1,37,000 every year.

Placements Opportunities

IIHM witnesses a 100 percent placement rate every year in the hospitality sector, not just in India but around the world as well. The students get the opportunity to work in renowned hotels around the world during their training period as well. The institute has tie-ups with all major brands and hotel chains in the hospitality sector due to which they can provide students with internships and placements in 5-star hotels as well as international hotels. They also offer an international internship program for their students.

Over the years, the students passing out from UEI Global have been successfully placed in top organizations in the service sector. It has a huge placement rate, and the most renowned companies that have hired students of UEI Global include The Oberoi, The Leela, The Lalit, The Taj, JW Marriot, Four seasons hotel, Radisson and Lemon Tree Premier among others. The college provides industrial training to students to give them real-world industry exposure and giving them a chance to learn the craft in esteemed hotels like Four Seasons, Langkawi, Taj Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur, J.W. Marriot, Goa and Holiday Inn Express, Dubai.

Scholarships Offered

IIHM provides ample opportunities for students to display their academic brilliance and talents and obtain a scholarship. Scholarships are also offered to students who have obtained an aggregate of over 80 percent at the time of admission. These students are offered a 20 percent discount on the fees. Similarly, students securing 90 percent aggregate or more at given a 30 percent discount on the fees.

UEI Global provides Kapil Dev Scholarship to students with a meritorious record in their academics. Students are selected for this scholarship based on their academic performance and an aptitude test which is carried out by the institute. The scholarship is designed for providing financial help to the students with a weak financial background with a desire to pursue a career in the hospitality sector.

Rankings and Awards


  • Received award for being the ‘Best Hospitality Institute’ in the year 2011 by Intellectual People Development Association (IPDA)
  • Ranked 3rd as the ‘Best Hotel Management Institute’ pan India by GHRDC-CSR Hotel Management Institute Survey.
  • Received the National Gurukul survey award for being the ‘Best Hospitality Management Institute’ in the country.

UEI Global

  • Ranked as ‘Top Hotel Management Institute’ consecutively for the past 10 years by CSR magazine.
  • Received National Education Excellence Award for the field of Hospitality Education.
  • Ranked as ‘Top Hotel Management Institute in India’ by Competition Success Review Magazine for the years 2012, 2013 & 2014.

After examining the courses available, fee structure, placement, scholarships, and other factors associated with both the world-class institutes, you can choose the one that meets your needs better.

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