Oberoi STEP 2021: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern
Oberoi STEP 2021: The Oberoi Groups offer a three year comprehensive job training program, Oberoi STEP, at select Oberoi and Trident Hotels along with a correspondence Bachelor's Degree in Tourism Studies from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). Practical training in courses offered at Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development (OCLD) is offered at The Oberoi Group of Hotels. Candidates can apply for Oberoi STEP application form 2021 in the first week of February 2021. Candidates who have passed class 12 need to fulfill a specific set of Oberoi STEP 2021 eligibility criteria in order to apply for OCLD admissions. On completion of the STEP programme depending on vacancies, the graduates may join the Oberoi Group as Operations Assistants. Not only this, candidates also have an option to go for two year postgraduate management programmes leading to an executive position with The Oberoi Group. Let us read in detail about the Oberoi STEP 2021 programme, the required eligibility criteria, important dates of Oberoi STEP exam, selection process, etc.
Oberoi STEP 2021 Important Dates
The Oberoi STEP 2021 exam will be conducted in May 2021 in an online mode. The interview is conducted on different dates for Kitchen operations, Front Office and Food & Beverage Service and Housekeeping operations. Check here the details about the important dates such as registration date, application date, interview date and result date.
Oberoi STEP 2021 Exam Dates
Oberoi STEP Application start date
February 01, 2021
Last date to fill the application form of STEP 2021
First week of May 2021
Admit card date
Oberoi STEP 2021
Oberoi STEP Result 2021
Mid- August 2021
*- The above dates are tentative and subject to change.
Oberoi STEP 2021 Courses
Candidates can check from the table below the courses that are offered while opting for Oberoi STEP 2021 exam. The eligibility candidates are selected through the interview process.
Oberoi STEP Courses
Candidates applying for Oberoi STEP programme 2021 must be well acquainted with the eligibility criteria of the same in order to proceed with filling the application form of Oberoi STEP 2021. The eligibility criteria of Oberoi STEP contains the academic qualifications, age limit, physical fitness and other relevant information. Oberoi STEP 2021 eligibility criteria is as follows:
The lower age limit to apply for the programme is 18 years while it is 20 years of age, as on August 15, of the year of joining the programme
Candidates must have passed XII examination, as on July 1, 2021, from any board that is recognised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University, India (IGNOU)
The programme requires a Class X English score of 71% or above. The equivalent in CBSE is a B1 grade or an 8 grade point
A candidate must be physically fit
It must be noted while this is a general eligibility criteria, each course also has a specific set of eligibility criteria in order to secure admission in hospitality courses offered by the institute.
Oberoi STEP 2021: Required Skill Set
Additional Oberoi STEP 2021 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 Admission Process 2021
Candidates can go through the steps that they need to follow while taking part in Oberoi STEP 2021 admission process.
Step 1: Fill Oberoi STEP Application Form
Candidates need to fill Oberoi STEP application form online on the official website of Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development. As part of Oberoi STEP 2021 application process candidates need to fill their educational qualifications, select their interview venue and date in the application form. Aspirants do not need to pay any Oberoi STEP exam application fee while filling the registration form for the interview round for OCLD admissions.
Step 2: Appear for Oberoi STEP Interview
In order to be shortlisted for admission in programmes offered at Oberoi STEP, candidates do not need to give any written entrance exam but need to appear for an interview round.
Step 3: Check Oberoi STEP Result
After all the interview rounds are conducted by Oberoi Centre for Learning and Development, the officials formulate the list of candidates shortlisted for Oberoi STEP admissions 2021. The result for Oberoi STEP 2021 entrance exam is sent to aspirants by means of email or post.
STEP programme conducted by Oberoi Group of Hotels commences in the month of August each year.
Oberoi Step 2021: Interview Rounds
The Oberoi Group conducts an interview process to shortlist candidates for admission in Oberoi STEP 2021 programmes. Candidates must carry all the important documents for the interview rounds. These are:
Important Documents for Oberoi STEP 2021 Interview Round
Copy of class X certificate: 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
Copy of class XII certificate
Print out of Oberoi STEP application form
One passport size photograph
Medical certificate: The candidate should be deemed medically fit by Oberoi STEP’s company doctor
Oberoi STEP Interview Round 2021
The interview round of Oberoi STEP is conducted in three major steps. Candidates can go through the three rounds for Oberoi STEP 2021 as mentioned below:
Selection Process: In the first round of the interview process, candidates are divided into groups of 15-20 aspirants each. Here, they are required to perform many activities as well as attempt different questionnaires.
Evaluation Criteria: They will be evaluated on the basis of the criteria like grooming, poise and fluency in speaking English. Here the communication skills of a candidate are checked.
Selection Process: Candidates who will be shortlisted in Round 1 of the Oberoi STEP interview process will be eligible to appear for Round 2. In this round, candidates have to appear before a panel consisting of faculty members wherein a one-on-one meeting is held.
Evaluation Criteria: Candidates are evaluated on the basis of their behavior, personality and the knowledge they hold of hospitality aptitude.
Selection Process: Shortlisted candidates from Round 2 are further eligible to appear for the next interview round in the selection process for Oberoi STEP. In the third round, candidates need to appear for another set of activities and attempt some more questionnaires.Here a final interview with a panel is conducted. However, it must be noted that Oberoi interview rounds may be conducted on a different day as well as against Round 1 and Round 2.
Evaluation Criteria: Aspirants are evaluated on an overall basis, that is, on the basis of their personality, knowledge, behaviour and skill-set.
Perks of Oberoi STEP 2021 Programme
Selected candidates will be enrolled into the Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) - Bachelor of Tourism Studies.
The Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development invests time, effort and money in candidates selected for the three year STEP Programme.
The programme includes a dedicated study day once a week, three weeks study leave to take IGNOU exams and three weeks annual leave.
OCLD bears all expenses on IGNOU course fee and books, accommodation, duty meals, transportation, medical insurance and uniforms.
The selected candidates are also paid a monthly allowance during the training period.
On successful completion of the STEP Programme, trainees will receive a Bachelor of Tourism Studies degree from IGNOU and a Certificate of Proficiency from The Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development.
The programme prepares candidates to join The Oberoi Group as Operations Assistant at our hotels
Oberoi STEP Training Centres 2021
The hotel among The Oberoi Group of Hotels that will be assigned to candidates for STEP programme will be at the sole discretion of OCLD. Oberoi OCLD programme is being hosted by:
The Oberoi Bangalore
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra
The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla
The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur
The Oberoi Gurgaon
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur