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Chennais Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management-[CAIIHM], Chennai: Ranking, Courses, Scholarships, Placement 2021

Last updated on August 18th, 2021

CAIIHM is a private institution located in Chennai which focuses on professional Hotel Management studies. Established in 2010, it has already been honored with several awards such as the National Excellency Award 2018, Icon of the Year Award 2020-2021 making it a very popular choice among hospitality aspirants.

The institute offers a Bachelor’s, Diploma as well as a Master’s program in the field of Hotel Management. CAIIHM runs its courses in Affiliation with many universities such as Alagappa University, Annamalai University, Bharathiar University, Bharathidasan University, London School of Business and Finance, Bharat Samaj Sevak, and IPD-OUM Malaysia.

CAIIHM maintains a 100% placement record owing to its highly active placement cell and yearly mega job fairs. Some of the Top recruiters include well- known hotels like Grand Hyatt, Fairfield Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt Regency. CAIIHM Accommodates many Infrastructural facilities for students such as Culinary Lab, Bakery Lab, Bartending Lab. The college also provides hostel and transport facilities to its students.

CAIIHM Admission Updates 

  • Admissions at CAIIHM opens in the month of January every year.
  • Admissions are conducted on a first come first serve basis.

CAIIHM Key Points 

  • CAIIHM claims 100% industry placements to its students.
  • The institution has Affiliation with 7 universities and 2 international tie-ups as well.
  • CAIIHM has campuses in three cities- Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad.
  • It has the infrastructure to cater to the modern needs of Hotel Management studies. This includes a culinary lab that represents a 5-star kitchen, a bakery lab and a restaurant lab.
  • Students of CAIIHM also get international placement offers from companies like- Qatar Airways, Omni Resorts Orlando, Fort Bragg North Carolina.
  • 90% of the classes are based on Practical learning at CAIIHM.

CAIIHM Rankings 

  • Awarded the Best Tourism Institution (Private) at theTamil Nadu Tourism Awards 2018.
  • CAIIHMS has been awarded with ‘Outstanding Contribution to Hospitality Education’ by the Ministry of HRD in 2017.
  • The institute has been granted the honour of ‘Father of Hotel Management Institute’ by the American National Accreditation Services.
  • CAIIHM has been awarded by OUM Malaysia for generating employment opportunities among students.

CAIIHM Courses & Fees 

CAIIHM offers courses in Bachelors, Masters, and Diploma. The seat allotment at CAIIHM is done strictly on a first come first serve basis.

The courses offered by the institute and their respective details are given below.

Program Program Details
  • Duration- 3 years
  • Eligibility-10+2 with 50% aggregate.
  • Selection Criteria- Merit based.
  • Specializations – Catering and Hotel Management
  • Fees- INR 2,16,000
UG Diploma
  • Duration- 1 year.
  • Eligibility- 10th with 50% aggregate.
  • Selection Criteria- Merit based.
  • Specializations – Food Production, Bakery, and confectionery, Hotel Operations.
  • Fees – INR 55,000
Professional Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Science
  • Duration- 3 years.
  • Eligibility- 10th with 50% aggregate.
  • Selection Criteria- Merit based.
  • Fees- INR 1,89,000.
Diploma in Catering and Hotel Administration
  • Duration- 3 years.
  • Eligibility- 10th with 50% aggregate.
  • Selection Criteria- Merit based.
  • Fees- INR 1,44,000
  • Duration – 2 years.
  • Eligibility – Graduation in any Discipline with 55% aggregate.
  • Selection Criteria- Merit based.
  • Specializations – Hotel Management and Catering Science.
  • Fees – INR 2,16,000

CAIIHM Placements 

CAIIHM guarantees a 100% placement record to students which includes leading hotels, hospitality services and companies and some International Placements as well. Students get placed in Different sectors of the industry such as Food Production, Housekeeping, Front Office, F&B Service with respect to the course pursued.

CAIIHM Job Fairs 

CAIIHM organises frequent and yearly job fairs on campus which provides the students with better opportunities to find employment for themselves. Many Hotels, Resorts, and Tourism Companies visit the Campus to provide Internships and Full-time opportunities to students during these fairs.

  • First Mega Job Fair (2016)- The first Mega Job Fair was conducted by CAIIHM in 2016 in which 2286 Students secured job offers from Top Hotels in 3 days.
  • Second Mega Job Fair (2017) – 2587 Students got job appointment letters from 180+ Star Hotels through Campus Interviews in 3 days during the Second Mega Job Fair.
  • Third Mega Job Fair (2019) – The Third Mega Job Fair in 2019 saw 1058 Students getting job appointment letters from 80+ Star Hotels through Campus Interviews in 2 days.

CAIIHM- Placement Highlights 2020 

  • The most sought after departments during the 2020 placement drive emerged to be the Front office, Food Production, F&B service and Housekeeping departments.
  • International recruiters included Al – Jaddaf Marriott Dubai, Omni Resort Orlando, Qatar Airways and Fort Bragg North Carolina.
  • The Average Salary offered to Students ranged from INR 20,000-60,000/month.
  • Top recruiters for the 2019-2020 placement drive included Monsoon Empress, Fairfield Marriott, The Raviz Kollam, Crowne Plaza, The Park and the Courtyard Marriott.

Top recruiters 

  • ITC Hotels
  • Taj Hotels, Resorts, and Palaces
  • Grand Hyatt
  • Fairfield Marriott
  • Hyatt Regency
  • Hilton
  • Intercontinental
  • Radisson Blu
  • Shangri –La
  • Holiday inn Express
  • The PARK Hotel
  • The LEELA.

CAIIHM Scholarships 

Chennai Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management offers several scholarships on merit and need basis. Scholarships are also offered to students with an excellent performance in sports and in the form of financial assistance to students from reserved categories.

Some of the scholarships offered by CAIIHM are detailed below:

  • Fee waivers for ST / SC Students– SC/ ST students are provided a 10% fee waiver on the tuition fees for the respective course in which they are enrolled.
  • Merit scholarships- The following merit scholarships and fee waivers are offered at CAIIHM:
    • A 10% fee waiver is offered to students who have secured the first position in their respective streams in the first year.
    • A 10% fee waiver is offered to students who have secured 90% or above in HSC, SSLC and UG courses for the respective programs they choose at CAIIHM.
  • Sports Quota – Students with excellent achievements in sports under the National/ State/ District level are considered for this scholarship.


Ques. Does CAIIHM Provide Hostels for Students?

Last updated on August 5th, 2021

Ans. Yes CAIIHM has a Hostel Facility on campus for students. There are Hostels for both Boys and Girls with AC and NON-AC rooms, which students can both choose from.

Ques. How many Campuses does CAIIHM have?

Last updated on August 5th, 2021

Ans. CAIIHM has a total of 4 campuses with the oldest one in Chennai, one campus in Bangalore and two campuses in the city of Hyderabad.

Ques. How can I access the syllabus for different courses of CAIIHM?

Last updated on August 5th, 2021

Ans. Interested students may follow to given steps to access the coursework details at CAIIHM:

  • Visit the official website of CAIIHM.
  • Go to the Courses tab.
  • Choose the course for which you want to download the syllabus and click on it to download the syllabus.
Ques. What are the documents required at the time of Admission at CAIIHM?

Last updated on August 5th, 2021

Ans. The following documents are necessary during the admission process at CAIIHM:

  • 10th and 10+2-mark sheet along with the passing certificate.
  • Migration and Character Certificate.
  • 5 Colored Photographs.
  • UG Degree Mark Sheet.
  • Medical Certificate.
Ques. How is the campus environment of CAIIHM?

Last updated on August 5th, 2021

Ans. The campus environment of CAIIHM is considered to be very student friendly. An Anti-Ragging Squad is also present in the campus to make sure there isn’t any unrest between the students. CAIIHM also provides a lot of extracurricular exposure and offers modern infrastructure to ensure that students receive the best of facilities.