NCHMCT JEE 2019 – NTA has issued admit card for NCHMCT JEE 2019 on April 03, 2019. The candidates can download their NCHMCT JEE 2019 Admit Card by online mode, from the link below. To download it, the candidates need to log in by entering their Application Number and Password. NCHMCT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2019 is scheduled to be April 27, 2019. It is a national level entrance exam which has been taken over by NTA from the year 2019 onwards. Till last year, the exam was conducted by the National Council For Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT), for admission in 3- years B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration in 63 IHMs. Check more details on NCHMCT JEE 2019 from this page.

Latest: NCHM JEE 2019 Admit Card has been released. Download Here.


Candidates who are willing to apply for the test must go through the eligibility criteria required to apply. The dates regarding NCHMCT has been released by the National Testing Agency. The candidates can check the complete schedule from the table below.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Dates
Application form available online from 15 Jan 2019
Last date to submit the Application Form 15 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019
Dates for the uploading of scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph and Signature  15 Jan 2019 to 26 Mar 2019
 Dates for the successful final transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card  15 Jan 2019 to 26 Mar 2019 (11.50 p.m.)
 Dates for the successful final transaction of fee through Net Banking and through e-challan 15 Jan 2019 to 26 Mar 2019 (Through Net banking up to 11.50 p.m. and through e-challan up to bank hours)
Availability of admit card 03 Apr 2019
NCHMCT JEE 2019 Exam Date 27 Apr 2019 (09.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.)
Declaration of Result for NCHMCT JEE 2019 15 May 2019
Correction in candidates’ credentials, if any To be announced
Counseling shall be held from To be announced
Commencement of academic session To be announced
Display of recorded responses and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA’s website Date shall be displayed on the NTA’s website

Recommended: Click Here to check the NCHMCT Sample Papers.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Admit Card

All those candidates who will apply successfully for the examination will be provided with the admit card. It is a must to carry this admit card to the examination center on the date of examination. Candidates will have to download the admit cards from the official website. Registration Id/User id and password are to be submitted in order to obtain the admit card.

Note: The admit card hence downloaded should be two in number and both are to be carried by the candidate to the examination center. One admit card will be submitted at the time of examination and the other to be signed by the invigilator and kept for counseling.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Examination Center

The NCHMCT examination is one of the major examinations in the field of Hotel management in India. The examination will be conducted in 33 test cities in the country. Candidates are to choose from the examination centre that will be provided n the application form. It is very important to choose the examination center wisely. The list of examination centers as per last year’s information is given below for candidates.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Test City

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Exam Pattern

It is important that the students should be well familiarized with the exam pattern of the entrance examination. For example, now the NTA is conducting NCHMCT JEE 2019, the entrance exam is now a Computer-based test. Other than the mode of the examination, the NTA has specified that the exam pattern, distribution of questions, etc remain the same.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 is now a Computer-based test which consists of Multiple choice questions (MCQ). The candidates need to solve the test is a duration of 03 hours. To prepare for the entrance exam, the students need to study the following subjects:

  1. Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude
  2. Reasoning and Logical Deduction
  3. General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  4. English Language
  5. Aptitude for Service Sector

The distribution of question in each of these subjects are as follows:

Name of the Subject Number of Questions
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 30
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 30
English Language 60
Aptitude for Service Sector 50

Marking Scheme for NCHMCT JEE 2019

The marking scheme for each subject is same as provided below.

  • Marking Scheme: The marks allotted for every correct answer is 4. For each incorrect answer, the marks deducted is 1 and for every Unanswered question, the marks deducted is 0.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Exam Pattern

Display of Answer Keys and Recorded Responses

NTA releases the Response sheet and answer key for candidates taking NCHM JEE-2019 examination. Candidates can check their recorded response and answer key on the official website In case a candidate is not satisfied with the any of the answers in the official answer key he/she can raise an objection by filling an online application form and paying a processing charge of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card/net banking which is non-refundable. The NTA’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication is entertained.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Result and Merit List

The Result for the NCHMCT examination is assumed to be declared on 15 May 2019. The candidate appearing for the exam can check their result online on the official website itself.

A merit list is prepared by the council. It is prepared as per the marks obtained by the candidates in the examination. The merit list also issues on the website and candidates as per their rank in the list are called for the counseling round. In case candidates secure equal marks, the merit is determined as under:

  • Candidate securing higher marks in English component of JEE shall rank higher, Candidates are NOT allowed to carry Instrument/ Geometry/ Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, Any kind of Paper/ Stationery/ Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone/ Ear Phone/ Microphone/ Pager, Calculator, Camera, Tape Recorder, any metallic item or electronic gadgets etc. in the examination Room/ Hall. 6
  • In the case of candidates securing equal marks in NCHM-JEE, as well as in English component of NCHM-JEE, then the candidate securing higher marks in Service Aptitude Component of NCHM-JEE shall rank higher.
  • In case of a tie in (i) and (ii) above, the candidate older in age shall rank higher.

Career Opportunity For Hospitality Graduates 

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Career Opportunities


Once a candidate has taken the NCHMCT JEE 2019 exam they get a raw score that is the result they obtain in the exam. On the basis of the raw score, an NCHM Score issues and provided to candidates. The result and score of the candidates are provided to them only after the release of the final answer key. Scorecard needs to be downloaded and no candidates receive their scorecard through the post. It must be noted that any re-evaluation of the paper is not entertained by NTA.

Direct Admission Scheme

For the academic session 2019, the new exam conducting body, i.e NTA is offering direct admission to the candidates to B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration (HHA). Direct admission is offered to the following candidates:

Direct Admission to the Rank Holders

As per the information is given in the Official notification, a direct admission scheme is offered to the Indian Nationals, rank holder of the School board. Each IHMs shall have three seats for 10+2 rank holders (one each for Arts, Science, and Commerce stream) from the following:

  • 1st to 200 rank holders from respective streams from recognized Boards of school examination wherein up to 2 lacs candidates appear
  • 1st to 500 rank holders from Board of Examination where 2 lacs to 5 lacs candidates take the examination.

Direct Admission to the Foreign Nationals

Direct admission is provided to Foreign Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin and NRIs into any affiliated Institute of Hotel Management under the Council without appearing for the NCHMCT JEE in the BSc program. To be eligible under this scheme, the candidates must fulfill the following conditions:

  1. The candidate must have stayed in a foreign country for at least 05 years and completed 10+2 level from a recognized board.
  2. Should have passed 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent from a recognized board/ institution with English as one of the subjects.
  3. Should have secured not less than 50% marks in aggregate.
  4. Those appearing for the qualifying examination can also apply provisionally.
  5. The age of the candidate should not exceed above 25 years as on 1st July of the admission year.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Institute wise seats

The number of seats available per Institute is given in the tables below for candidates to check and apply for the desired Institute. The admission is given as per the cut-off by these institutes.

Institute Seats
Institute of Hotel Management Bengaluru 230
Institute of Hotel Management Bhopal Gen: 270
Veg: 21
Institute of Hotel Management Bhubaneswar 230
Institute of Hotel Management Chennai Gen: 266
Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management Chandigarh 230
Institute of Hotel Management New Delhi 246
Institute of Hotel Management Gandhinagar Gen: 242
Veg: 42
Institute of Hotel Management Goa 340
Institute of Hotel Management Gurdaspur 184
Institute of Hotel Management Guwahati 180
Institute of Hotel Management Gwalior 240
Institute of Hotel Management Hajipur Gen: 222
Veg: 21
Institute of Hotel Management Hyderabad 230
Institute of Hotel Management Jaipur Gen: 173
Veg: 21
Institute of Hotel Management Kolkata 307
Institute of Hotel Management Lucknow 276
Institute of Hotel Management Mumbai 368
Institute of Hotel Management Shillong Gen: 105
Veg: 21
Institute of Hotel Management Shimla 307
Institute of Hotel Management Srinagar 153
Institute of Hotel Management Thiruvananthapuram 240

State Government

S.No. Institutes Seats Intake
01. Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management 120
02. Delhi Institute of Hotel Management 120
03. Institute of Hotel Management, Dehradun 140
04. Institute of Hotel Management, Faridabad 140
05. State Institute of Hotel Management, Gangtok 80
06. State Institute of Hotel Management, Jodhpur 100
07. State Institute of Hotel Management, Kozhikode 60
08. State Institute of Hotel Management, Kurukshetra 130
09. Institute of Hotel Management, Bhatinda 120
10. State Institute of Hotel Management, Hamirpur 120
11. Institute of Hotel Management, Silvassa 100
12. State Institute of Hotel Management, Trichirapalli 90
13. State Institute of Hotel Management, Rohtak 160
14. State Institute of Hotel Management, Pondicherry 60
15. State Institute of Hotel Management, Panipat 60
16. Dr. YSR NITHM, Hyderabad 60
17. State Institute of Hotel Management, Indore 60
18. State Institute of Hotel Management, Tirupati 60
19. State Institute of Hotel Management, Yamuna Nagar 100
20. Telangana State Institute of Hotel Management 60
21. State Institute of Hotel Management Jemua Road, Fuljhore, Opp. Dr.B.C.Roy Engg. College Durgapur 60
22. State Institute of Hotel Management Brambe, Ranchi 60
23. State Institute of Hotel Management Tourism Center Balangir Balangir- 60
24. State Institute of Hotel Management Road Bodh Gaya, Gaya- Bihar 60

Central Government

S.No. Institutes Seats Intake
01. Institute of Hotel Management, Bengaluru 230
02. Institute of Hotel Management, Bhopal 276
03. Institute of Hotel Management, Bhubaneswar 230
04. Institute of Hotel Management, Chennai 280
05. Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh 230
06. Institute of Hotel Management, New Delhi 246
07. Institute of Hotel Management, Gandhinagar 270
08. Institute of Hotel Management, Goa 340
09. Institute of Hotel Management, Gurdaspur 184
10. Institute of Hotel Management, Guwahati 180
11. Institute of Hotel Management, Gwalior 240
12. Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur 230
13. Institute of Hotel Management, Hyderabad 230
14. Institute of Hotel Management, Jaipur 184
15. Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata 307
16. Institute of Hotel Management, Lucknow 276
17. Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai 368
18. Institute of Hotel Management, Shillong 120
19. Institute of Hotel Management, Shimla 307
20. Institute of Hotel Management, Srinagar 153
21. Institute of Hotel Management, Thiruvananthapuram 240
Total Seats 5044

Private University 

S.No. Institutes Seats Intake
01. Chandigarh College of Hotel Management, Mohali 120
02. Chitkara School of Hospitality, Chandigarh 150
03. Deshbhagat Institute of Hotel Management, Punjab 60
04. K C College of Hotel Management, Punjab 60
05. Institute of Hotel Management, Meerut 180
06. Oriental School of Hotel Management, Wayanad, Kerala 120
07. Ranjita Institute of Hotel Management, Bhubaneswar 120
08. Institute of Hotel Management, Hyderabad 120
09. SRM Institute of Hotel Management, Tamil Nadu 120
10. Munnar Catering College, Kerala 60
11. C T Institute of Hotel Management, Punjab 60
12. St.Soldier Institute of Hotel Management, Punjab 60
13. The Lalit Suri Hospitality School, Faridabad 90
14. Gurunanak Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata 90
15. IHM Chandigarh University Chandigarh University Chandigarh 120
16. Sunder Deep College of Hotel Management 80
17. SRM Institute of Catering Technology & Hotel Mngt Sikiri Kalan, Modinagar Ghaziabad 60
18. Dewan Vs Institute of Hotel Mngt NH-58, By Pass Road Partapur 60
19. Heritage Institute of Hotel & Tourism Heritage Knowledge City Bamroli Katara, Fatehabad Road 80
20. RIG Institute of Hospitality & Mngt 48/1, Knowledge Park- III, Greater Noida 80
21. Jodhpur Institute of Hotel Management JIET Universe, NH-65 Pali Road, 80

Public Sector Undertaking

S.No. Institute Seats
01. Ashok Institute of Hotel Management, New Delhi 9F0

Note: Some more Institutes may be affiliated from 2019-20.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Counseling

The counseling process for NCHMCT 2019 conducts after the declaration of result. Candidates are called for the counseling round s per the rank in the merit list. The authority present at the center for the counseling round verify the documents of the candidate.

There are no counseling charges to be paid by the candidate, but a seat acceptance fee of Rs.40,000 is to be paid by the candidate. This seat acceptance fee Includes 39,000 as a part of the first-semester fee and 1,000 as counseling charges.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Fee Structure

The fee structure for all the government institutions is provided in the table below. The fee structure for private institutes are not really fixed and can be checked directly from the official website of the institution.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Seat Reservation

Seats are reserved for candidates belonging to some categories. As per the Rules of the government of India, some categories have seats reserved for them. The percent of seats reserved for candidates from these categories in NCHMCT are listed below.

  • SC/ST: 15% seat is reserved for the Scheduled Caste and 7.5% for the Scheduled Tribe.
  • OBC: 27%
  • Physically disabled: 5%
  • Kashmiri migrant: One seat in each central and state government-affiliated IHM is reserved for migrants from Kashmir.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Application Form

Application Process is now over

The Application form for NCHMCT 2019 was made available online at the NTA official website from January 15, 2019. The aspirants who had to apply for the entrance exam had to first ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. The students first had to register for the entrance exam, only after which they were able to proceed to fill in details in the NCHMCT JEE 2019 Application Form. In the NCHMCT JEE 2019 Online Application Form, the aspirants had to provide the following details.

  • Personal Information,
  • Educational Qualification details
  • Address details, etc.
  • Also, the aspirants should keep the scanned copy of their passport size photograph and signature ready as they shall have to upload it in the online application.
  • Finally, to submit the form, the candidates had to pay the application fee as decided by NTA.

Application Fee

It is clarified that the entrance exams which are covered under NTA, there are certain changes in the application fee. Hence, the Application Fee for NCHMCT JEE 2019 can be checked from the table provided below. The application fee were paid through online mode that is by using a Credit card/ Debit card or net banking or the candidates can pay the application fee using an E-Challan also.

Category Application Fee
General/ OBC Rs 800
SC/ PWD Rs 400
Transgender Rs 400

NHCMCT JEE 2019 Application Form Correction

As per the information brochure, applicants do not get the window to edit the details in the application form. The candidates can’t make the necessary correction in the NCHMCT JEE 2019 Application Form. The window for online form correction is limited to edit the image only. The candidate needs to log in using the Application Number and Password to edit/ modify the image in the NCHMCT JEE 2019 Form. It is free of cost, however, the candidates must update the picture (if required) as soon as possible.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Eligibility

Candidate willing to apply for NCHMCT 2019 must be aware of the eligibility criteria required by the institution for admission. Before applying kindly go through the eligibility given below, only those candidates who are eligible should apply for the examination.

  • Education Qualification: Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent qualifying examination with English as the main subject. The candidate who is to take the examination in 2019 has to submit the pass certificate for the final admission at the time of counseling or at the time of admission or latest by 30 Sep 2019.
  • Age Limit: Candidate who belongs to General or OBC category has an upper age limit of 25 years as on July 01, 2019. These candidates must have been born on or after July 01 1994. The candidate who belongs to SC/ST category has an upper age limit of 28 years as on July 01, 2019.
  • Physical Fitness: It is mandatory for the candidate registering for the examination to submit a fitness certificate of carrying out practical classes as required in the Course at the time of admission from a Registered Medical Practitioner.

Changes Introduced in NCHCT JEE 2019

The following changes have been observed in the NCHMCT JEE 2019 entrance exam:

  1. Change in the Organizing Body – For the academic session 2019, the exam conducting for NCHM JEE 2019 has been changed. The entrance test will now be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a Central Government Agency, created by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, to conduct all major Entrance Examination in the Country.
  2. Change in the mode of Entrance exam – The NTA has clarified at its official website that the entrance examinations which are being held by it will be conducted Online, i.e. Computer-based test. Hence, NCHMCT JEE 2019 has been changed from a pen-paper written test to Computer-based test.
  3. Direct Admission Offered – Until last year, it was mandatory for the candidates to appear for the NCHMCT JEE, however, NTA has clarified that it will now offer direct admission to two types of category candidates. The first category is Foreign Nationals (FN), Non-Resident Indians (NRI) and Person of Indian Origin (PIO or Overseas Citizen of India) student. Such candidates need not requires to appear for NCHMCT JEE 2019. The Second category is the rank holder Indian Nationals (not NRI or PIO) of the School board.
  4. Change in the website for Online Registration – Since now NTA will be responsible for conducting the NCHMCT JEE 2019, the candidates will now have to visit the official website of NTA, which is,
  5. Test Practice Centers – Earlier, NCHMCT JEE was a pen-paper based, however, now it will be a Computer-based test (CBT). To help the candidates familiarise with the working of the computer-based test, the NTA has started the test practice centers. The students first need to register for the TPC and then can report to any of the practice centers and take the mock test.

Now, that we have talked about the changes, many students must be curious to know whether there will be a change in the exam pattern and syllabus of NCHMCT JEE 2019. These are the points which have not been changed by NTA:

  1. There is no change in the exam pattern and syllabus of the NCHMCT JEE 2019.
  2. Furthermore, the NTA has stated at its official website, that the application fee for the entrance exams which are being conducted by it will be the same as last year.

Notification for NCHMCT JEE 2019

Click here to check the notice regarding NCHMCT 2019 entrance examination.

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