Oberoi  (STEP) 2018: Application Form,Dates, Eligibility, Pattern & Syllabus Etc.

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Oberoi  (STEP) 2018 Application has been started on 1st Feb 2018. Oberoi  (STEP) Stands for Oberoi Group of Hotel’s Systematic Training and Education Programme . The candidate who completes the Oberoi  (STEP) that applicant will be awarded a Bachelor of Tourism Studies (BTS) degree from (IGNOU)  Indira Gandhi National Open University and they will also receive a “Certificate of Proficiency” from The Oberoi Group.

Oberoi steps was launched in 2004 main aim to launched was to provide admission to candidates in  3 year program that practical training at a hotel of The Oberoi Group. Getting admission through this, candidates will get help to get training in the core functions of hotel management like Front Office, Housekeeping, Food and Beverage Service and Kitchen.

Oberoi steps offered programs are the Kitchen Operations Programme involves training in Western and Indian kitchens and specialist sections such as bakery, pastry, and cold kitchen. And there are 2 streams in the Hotel Operations Programme. They are 1. Front Office / Food and Beverage Service focus 2. Housekeeping focus

Candidates are provided  Oberoi  (STEP) Exams Dates, Exams Pattern Application Form Eligibility Criteria, Admit Cards And  Syllabus Etc.

Oberoi  (STEP) 2018 Notification – Application Releasing from 1st Feb

New Oberoi  (STEP) 2018  has been released now. The application form is releasing on 1st February 2018 (5:00 PM). Check here for application form details.

Important Date of Oberoi – STEP

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Candidates should know all detail about Oberoi STEP. Scheduled in given below for better understanding in which dates and events are mentioned. Events like Starting date of registration of Oberoi STEP, Closing date of registration of Oberoi STEP, and Download the Oberoi STEP Admit Card etc. are given. Candidates are advised to check updates related to oberoi STEP syllabus, exams dates, and exams pattern.

Following are the Oberoi – STEP  Important Date which is given as follow applicant can refer it.

Sr. No. Oberoi STEP Important Date
1 Starting date of registration of Oberoi STEP  1st February 2018
2 Closing date of registration of Oberoi STEP March 2018
3 Download the Oberoi STEP  Admit Card March 2018
4 Oberoi STEP  Entrance Examination April 2018
5 Announcement of Oberoi STEP  Exam Result May 2018
6 Course will commence August 2018



Oberoi STEP Courses offered 


Oberoi School of Hotel Management offers two Programs/Courses in the discipline of Hotel Management. The name of the programmes is following

  1. Kitchens Operations Programme: The Kitchen Operations Programs usually comprises of education and training in the Indian and Western Kitchens, beside this it also provides education in concerning kitchen operations such as Cold Kitchen, Bakery, and Pastry
  2. The Hotel Operations Programme: This course mainly consists of various sections within the three Primary Hotel Operations Department, such as Food and Beverage, Front Office and Housekeeping


Programme Stream/Focus Area
Hotel Operations Front Office/ Food & Beverage Service Focus
Housekeeping Focus
Kitchen Operations NA


Oberoi STEP Application Form

Candidate applying must read all detail properly. After reading fill all details of yours in the correct format as given. Oberoi STEP application will be available in the month of February and last till March. Candidates are requested to fill application form of Oberoi STEP before the due date. If candidate submitted after the due date candidate application will not be accepted.

Candidate can fill application through online mode in official portal. Candidates filling online form have to upload the scanned image of the recent photograph. Candidates must keep printed copies of filled application form for further use.


How to apply for Oberoi STEP

Application Form for Oberoi STEP  will be available from the month of February and will last till March. Candidates can fill the application in online mode by following these below steps.

Step 1: Fill the application Form- An online application for STEP is usually available every year by the month of February, which candidates have to fill and submit online. Candidate must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility conditions before filling this form

Step 2: Select the location and date for your Selection Process – Options to choose the city, date and time for your selection process will be available by February.

Step 3: Print and Submit the application Form – candidate should take a printout of their duly filled application form. Bring this completely filled application form along with one recent passport size photograph on the scheduled date of your selection process.

Following are the process to fill the Application From of Oberoi – STEP  which is given follow:

  • Click on the official portal of the The Oberoi Group.
  • then click on the Application Form link.
  • Now Fill the application Form with out making any mistake.
  • Upload the scan copy of require document.
  • Pay the application form Fees through challan or Net Banking.
  • Submit the application form and take a print of the application form for the personal uses.


Eligibility Criteria For Oberoi STEP


Candidates are provided eligibility criteria of Oberoi STEP. Candidates must know full eligibly criteria of Oberoi STEP. If candidates fails to that may affect them at the time of taking admissions. Candidates must read full criteria and check whether they are eligible to apply or not.

Candidate must know the Qualification Criteria, Age Criteria, and Minimum Marks etc. Different courses has different criteria like to be eligible to apply candidate should be above 18 years and below 20 years of age. Candidate must hold certificate of class 12th as on 1st July of the admission year from a board recognized by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).Take a look at given table and below point.


  • Aspirants desiring to appear in STEP need to fulfill prescribed eligibility criteria before apply for Online Application Form. The eligibility conditions are as follows:
  • The applicants must have done class 12thas on 1st July of the admission year from a board recognized by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
  • Eligibility for Hotel Operations Program (Food and Beverage Service/ Front Office focus) and Kitchen Operations Program: The applicant should have scored at least 61% marks or above, in English in class 10th. The same in CBSE is a 7.0 Grade Point or a B2 Grade.
  • Eligibility for Hotel Operations Program (Housekeeping mainly): The applicant should have scored minimum 51% marks or above, in English in class 10; the same in CBSE is a 6.0 Grade Point or a C1 Grade.
  • Age limit: The applicant should be above 18 years and below 20 years of age, as on the year of commencement of the program.
Criteria Oberoi STEP  2018 Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit Should be above 18 years and below 20 years of age, as on August 15 of the year in which the aspirant is seeking admission.
Educational Qualification Should have cleared Class XII examination, as on July 1, 2018, from any board that is recognised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University, India (IGNOU).


OCLD also specifies course-wise eligibility criteria for Oberoi STEP. Candidates need to meet the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for Oberoi STEP if they want to secure admission in hospitality courses offered by the institute:


Course Oberoi STEP Eligibility Criteria
Hotel Operations Programme (Front Office /Food and Beverage Service focus) Aspirants need to have scored 61% marks or above in English in their Class X examination. The CBSE grade equivalent for the same is a B2 Grade or 7 Grade Point.
Kitchen Operations Programme Aspirants need to have scored 61% marks or above in English in their Class X examination. The CBSE grade equivalent for the same is a B2 Grade or 7 Grade Point.
Hotel Operations Programme (Housekeeping focus)


Aspirants should have scored 51% marks or above in English in their Class X examination. The CBSE grade equivalent for the same is a C1 Grade or 6 Grade Point.


Apart from the above mentioned eligibility criteria, aspirants also need to possess the below mentioned skill-set in order to be eligible to secure admission in Oberoi STEP programmes. Additional Oberoi STEP 2018 eligibility criteria states that candidates need to fulfill the below mentioned skill requirement:


  • Possess positive attitude with a desire for excellence
  • Have good communication skills in English
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Are keen to take initiative and have an eye for detail
  • Have team oriented outlook



Oberoi STEP Exam Centers


Authority of  Oberoi STEP 2018 test centres have not been declared yet. However, the interviews for admissions in Oberoi STEP  were conducted at 12 test cities. For the convenience candidates, there were two different Oberoi STEP exam centres for Mumbai city.


The exam centres for Oberoi STEP  were as mentioned below:



Agra Bengaluru Bubhaneswar
Chennai Cochin Delhi/NCR
Hyderabad Jaipur Kolkata
Mumbai – North Mumbai – South Shimla



Oberoi Step Exam Pattern

Candidate can attain exams in online mode. Candidates who have filled application of Oberoi Step will be provided exams dates & time. Candidate have to come on time along with one print-out of their application form along with one passport-size photograph, copy of their class X certificate and class XII certificate.
Candidates have to complete paper in 2 hours no extra time will be given to any candidates according to board’s rules and regulation. Question paper will contain 4 sections in which 150 questions will be asked to candidates with selective four answer option with no negative marking.

Question paper language will be in English language. Candidates have to complete 2 rounds then only they will go to final rounds. In the first round, candidates are taken for a short tour in group of 15-20 and questionnaires and other activities are conducted in spoken English. Candidate who got selected for 2nd round have to attain a one-on-one meeting with a panel comprising of faculty. And finally they are taken to round three where activities and questionnaires including a final interview with a panel are conducted.


Oberoi – STEP  Admit Card

Oberoi STEP  Admit cards/hall ticket is a mandatory document which contain details about candidates like name, center, seat number, exams events, address, Candidates ID etc. candidates have to carry  photo identity card along with admit card  at the time of examinations.

If candidate didn’t brought hall ticket candidate will not allowed to exams. Candidate should keep printed copies of Oberoi STEP  hall ticket if in case, candidate miss-placed or didn’t brought admit cards. So, in place of admit cards candidate can use print copy of it. Keep it safe till the end of examination.


Details on Admit Card of Oberoi STEP

  • Candidate Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Father Name
  • Roll Number
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Category
  • Exam Name, Date and Time
  • Address of the test centre allotted

How to Download Oberoi STEP

Admit Card

Candidates can follow  the given simple steps to download admit card/hall ticket:

  • Visit the official link
  • Login by entering your Email ID, DOB & Roll No. or your Application Number & Verification Code.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • Now, admit card displays on the screen.
  • Download and take the printouts of admit card for further references.


The result of Oberoi – STEP

Candidate can check their result in official portal on online mode. Candidates have to visit official site of Oberoi STEP and enter details of yours. For access correct page candidates have to type correct details in site.

If candidate type incorrect detail site page will show error.  Candidates can save page in computer/laptop or can take a screenshot of Oberoi STEP  result page in phone. Candidates are advice to keep printed copies of result for further admission process.


Application Process Oberoi Step

A merit is will be prepared according to that candidate will be invited for counseling. On the bases of entrance exams score deserving candidate will be granted admission. Candidate must bring one photo copy of their registration slip along with other original documents in counseling session.

 Candidates are requested to submit all correct documents. If incorrect document found in scrutiny candidate application will be cancelled. Candidates have to face three round who passed round their name will appear in list. Those candidates can apply for admission.

Important Documents for Oberoi STEP Interview Round


  1. Oberoi STEP application form (One print-out)
  2. One passport size photograph
  3. Class X certificate (One copy). If any candidate’s Class X certificate doesn’t mention the date of birth then they need to carry one copy of their birth certificate at the time of the interview round.
  4. Class XII certificate (One copy)
  5. Medical certificate. The candidate should be deemed medically fit by Oberoi Step’s company doctor.
  6. Testimonials that are verified to be authentic


Oberoi STEP interview round is conducted in three steps. Candidates can go through the three rounds for Oberoi STEP admissions as mentioned below:


Oberoi STEP 2018 Admission Process

Interview Round Selection Process Evaluation Criteria
Round 1 In the first round of Oberoi STEP interview process, candidates are divided into groups of 15-20 aspirants each. Here, candidates need to perform many activities as well as attempt different questionnaires. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of criteria such as grooming, poise and spoken English.
Round 2 Candidates who are shortlisted in Round 1 of the Oberoi interview process are eligible to appear for Round 2 of the interview process. In this round, candidates have to appear before a panel comprising of faculty members wherein a one-on-one meeting is held. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of their behavior, personality and it is also checked if the candidate has aptitude for hospitality.
Round 2 Candidates who are shortlisted in Round 2 are further eligible to appear for the next interview round in the selection process for Oberoi STEP. In this round, candidates need to appear for another round of activities and attempt some questionnaires. This also includes a final interview with a panel. However, this Oberoi interview round may be conducted on a different day as well as city as against Round 1 and Round 2. Aspirants are evaluated on an overall basis, that is, on the basis of their personality, knowledge, behaviour and skill-set.


Oberoi – STEP Cut off


Different courses have a different cut-off mark which is changed by authority every year. Once changes is done by directories authority of no further changes can be made by another person. Cut-off score depends on many factors such as number of applicants, number of seats, difficulty level of the exam and marking scheme etc. Authorities publish cut-off marks in official portal. Through online mode candidates can check cut-off marks.


Take a look at previous year cut-off marks this will help candidates to secure above the cut-off marks to qualify to be eligible to apply for admission. Candidate will get help with the cut-off marks to select his/her favorite college/institution as per marks secure in entrance exams.

Syllabus of Oberoi – STEP

To secure satisfaction marks Candidates have to prepare for exams from Syllabus of Oberoi STEP without skipping any topics from subjects. Subjects contain like General Knowledge, Analytic & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative, Current Affairs, Business Scenario, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, and Verbal Ability, General English Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning.

Candidate should get familiar with exams pattern, exams dates and syllabus. Most questions are asked from text book so candidates are advised to prefer text book. Candidate should well prepare for exams because hard question will be asked to candidate to test their knowledge IQ level

The applicant will get the Oberoi – STEP  Syllabus which is given down as follow:

  • General Knowledge
  • Analytic & Logical Reasoning,
  • Quantitative, Current Affairs, Business Scenario
  • Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
  • Verbal Ability, General English Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning

How to prepare for exams 

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Here we are providing some important tips and tricks to crack the examination:

  • First of all, find out all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the exam.
  • Take help from lots of books and other study materials related to films and filmmaking.
  • Also take help from the study materials available in the internet.
  • Also consider the previous year question papers and sample papers it will help you to know more about the examination.
  • Get the detailed knowledge of history of Indian cinema, music, literature, art & other film related topics.
  • Don’t take stress for the examination, do meditation and yoga it will help you to concentrate on your studies.
  • Take healthy and nutritious diet and avoid oily & junk foods while preparing for exams.


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