National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) is an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) is conducting Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for admission to B.Sc in HA. On basis of NCHMCT JEE, B.Sc Hospitality in Hotel Administration course is offered by 58 colleges which are considered among top hotel management colleges in India. Candidates who wish to pursue a career in hospitality and hotel management should appear in this exam. Read this article for complete information about the NCHMCT JEE.
About NCHMCT JEE , NCHM conducts this national level entrance exam at 33 centres in India. Admission will only be on basis of marks obtained in entrance exam subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria. candidates can check complete details of NCHMCT JEE including exam date, application form, syllabus, exam pattern, admit card, result are available here. Dates for NCHMCET JEE given below.
|NCHMCT JEE 2018 exam date||28 Apr 2018|
|NCHMCT JEE 2019 exam date||27 Apr 2019|
NCHM allots seats to students on the basis of merit-cum-preference. There is no group discussion or personal interview. NCHMCT JEE is being held in 33 cities in India.
NCHMCT JEE Application Form
NCHMCT JEE registration, Candidates must fill NCHMCT JEE application form through the official site i.e www.nchm.nic.in. A fee payment gateway is integrated in the application form and candidates must pay fee application fee using that. The application form is available for a period of more than 3 months.
Steps to apply
- Create login: In this step, candidate will enter name, date of birth, category, email ID. Application t the end of this step, an acknowledgement is generated and sent to email ID of applicant.
- Enter details in application form: To start this step, candidate will log in using email ID and date of birth. Then proceed to Action 1 on next screen that says “Fill Application”. Now ebter details including choice of test, language of question paper, mother’s name, father’s name, category, nationality, gender, class 10 marks, class 12 marks (if passed), year of class 12.
- Upload photograph and signature
- Pay fee
- Print form
Direct Admission To Board Toppers
Each IHMs have 3 seats for class 2 rank holders (one each for Arts, Science and Commerce stream) from among 1st to 200th rank holders.
Condition: Candidates must be from recognized Boards of school examination wherein up to 2 lacs candidates appear or 1st to 500th rank holders from Board of Examination where 2 lacs to 5 lacs candidates take the examination.
NCHMCT JEE Syllabus
The syllabus of Joint Entrance Examination is as follows.
|Subject||Number of questions|
|Reasoning and Logical Deduction||30|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||30|
|Aptitude for Service Sector||50|
Question paper will be in English and Hindi except for English language section. Candidates select question paper language while filling application form.
Marking scheme for Numerical Ability, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, English Language
- +1 for correct answers
- -0.25 for incorrect answer
Marking scheme for Aptitude for Service Sector
- +1 for most appropriate answer
- +0.75 for next appropriate answer
- +0.50 for next most appropriate answer
- -0.25 for inappropriate answer
- Age Questions
- Arthimetic (number Theory)
- Calculate areas and volumes
- Chain Rule
- Clocks & Calendar related questions
- Compound Interest
- Cube Roots
- Elementary Mathematics
- Fractions and Decimals
- HCF and LCM
- Number Systems
- Percentage calculation
- Profit and Loss
- Ratio and Proportion
- Simple Interest
- Speed (of cars, trains etc) related questions
- Square Roots
- Time and Distance related questions
- Unitary Method Questions
- Work and Wage related questions
Reasoning and Logical Deduction
- Alphabet Test
- Analytical Reasoning
- Blood relations related questions
- Coding and Decoding
- Complex Arrangement
- Data interpretation
- Direction and Distance related questions
- Linear Arrangement
- Problems based on Symmetry
- Problems based on Visual Ability
- Statements action
- Statements arguments
- Statements assumptions
- Statements conclusions
- Symbols and notations
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
- Books and authors
- Famous personalities
- Fashion Events
- Inventions and discoveries
- Natural calamities
- Prizes and awards
- Solar System
- Statistical data of the World
- World organisations
- English proficiency
- Fill in the blanks
- Idioms and phrases
- One word substitution
- Paragraph completion
- Paragraph formation
- Rearrangement of sentence in paragraph
- Rearrangement of words in sentence
- Sentence completion
- Sentence formation
- Sentence improvement
- Sentence Reconstruction
- Spelling mistakes
NCHMCT JEE Admit Card
NCHMCT JEE Admit Card will be available to download from the official site few days before the examination. Only those who have submitted application form with fee on time can download it as per schedule given above. Candidates must download it in duplicate.
Candidates can log in to the website using email ID and date of birth. Then they can download admit card. The admit card contains details such as centre / venue of examination and other important details.
If there is any discrepancy (meaning information in admit card does not match with documents of candidate) in admit card, then it should be brought to the notice of JEE Cell via email to [email protected] One copy of admit card duly attested is submitted at exam hall. Candidates need to keep second copy safely.
NCHM shall not send admit card by post or any other means. It will also not allow candidates to enter exam hall without admit card.
NCHMCT JEE Exam Centres
The applicants can choose any one test centre out of the identified. The exam will be held in 33 places.
|Examination Centre||Code||Examination Centre||Code|
NCHMCT JEE Result
NCHMCT JEE Result will be published at www.nchmcounselling.nic.in and www.nchm.nic.in. NCHM shall offer admission to candidates solely on basis of NCHMCT JEE Result (All India Rank). The award of rank is only on basis of marks obtained in Joint Entrance Exam (out of 200). There are no group discussion or interviews. Seat allotment will be as per rank obtained.
When two or more test takers get same marks then tie breaking rules are brought into effect. They are:
- One who gets more marks in English component gets higher rank.
- If they get equal marks in English component then one who gets higher marks in Service Aptitude gets higher rank.
- If tie persists then one who is older gets better rank.
The number of seats in IHMs are as follows. A more updated data will be available at the time of counselling.
|Institute of Hotel Management Bengaluru||230|
|Institute of Hotel Management Bhopal||Gen: 270
|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
|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
|Institute of Hotel Management Hyderabad||230|
|Institute of Hotel Management Jaipur||Gen: 173
|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
|Institute of Hotel Management Shimla||307|
|Institute of Hotel Management Srinagar||153|
|Institute of Hotel Management Thiruvananthapuram||240|
State Government Institute of Hotel Management
|Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management||120|
|Delhi Institute of Hotel Management||120|
|Institute of Hotel Management Dehradun||140|
|Institute of Hotel Management Faridabad||140|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Gangtok||80|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Jodhpur||100|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Kozhikode||60|
|Institute of Hotel Management Kurukshetra||130|
|Institute of Hotel Management Bathinda||120|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Hamirpur||120|
|Institute of Hotel Management Silvassa||100|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Tiruchirapalli||90|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Rohtak||160|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Pondicherry||60|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Panipat||60|
|Dr YSR NITHM Hyderabad||60|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Indore||60|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Tirupati||60|
|State Institute of Hotel Management Yamuna Nagar||100|
|Telangana State Institute of Hotel Mangement||60|
New State IHMs under affiliation process, subject to clearance of inspection
|State Institute of Hotel Mangement West Bengal||120|
|Delhi Institute of Hotel Management Jharkhand||120|
Public Sector Undertaking IHM
|ASHOK Institute of Hotel Management Hotel Samrat, Chanakya Puri New Delhi||60|
|Chandigarh College of Hotel Management||55120|
|Chitkara School of Hospitality Patiala||120|
|Deshbhagat Institute of Hotel Management||60|
|K C College of Hotel Management||60|
|Institute of Hotel Management Meerut||180|
|Oriental School of Hotel Management Kerala||120|
|Ranjita Institute of Hotel Management Bhubaneswar||120|
|Institute of Hotel Management- Shri Shakti Hyderabad||120|
|SRM Institute of Hotel Management Tamil Nadu||120|
|Munnar Catering College Kerala||60|
|C T Institute of Hotel Management Jalandhar||60|
|St.Soldier Institute of Hotel Management Punjab||50|
|The Lalit Suri Hospitality School Faridabad||40|
|Gurunanak Institute of Hotel Mngt Kolkata||60|
NCHM conducts counselling after declaration of result. There are 3 rounds. During counselling, the authorities will check eligibility of candidates, verify documents. Candidates will deposit counselling and first semester fee and fill choice of institutes. Candidates should give as many choices as they can after reviewing all options.
Candidates need to pay seat acceptance fee (there is no need to pay any fee for counselling). The seat acceptance fee includes part of Ist Semester Fee.
For government sponsored institutes
|Sem 1||Sem 2||Sem 3||Sem 4||Sem 5||Sem 6|
|Enrolment Fee (One time)||1800||nil||nil||nil||nil||nil|
|Caution Money (Refundable)||6500||nil||nil||nil||nil||Nil|
Private affiliated institutes
While the fee of the Central and State Government Institutes is uniformly fixed by NCHMCT as given above, fee in case of Private affiliated Institutes may be downloaded from website of respective private Institute. Candidates may also ascertain from the websites of private institutes the availability of hostel and charges for mess and room rent thereof, so that the candidates are fully aware about the charges that are payable to such Institutes. The website address of private affiliated Institutes is given in the Brochure.
Reservation of seats
Reservation of seats is as follows.
|Physically handicapped||5% horizontal|
|Kashmiri migrant||1 seat supernumerary in each Central and State government affiliated IHM|
Those who claim reservation need to submit original caste / tribe certificate. NCHM shall not fill other category candidates in seats remaining vacant in these categories.
Reservation for OBC-NCL is only for those whose name is listed in Central Government OBC list for admission in Central Govt. Institutes of Hotel Management only. Candidates may please note that the OBC NCL caste certificate should be issued on or after April 1, 2018.
Reservation for Physically disabled is for loco motor, visual, dyslexia, speech, and /or hearing. NCHM shall give benefit to those who have at least 40% physical impairment but able to perform kitchen and other practical classes that are a part of the course.
Certificate Issued By – for admission purposes
SC, ST, OBC certificate should be issued by District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/Additional Deputy Commissioner/Deputy Collector/1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/City Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate/Land and Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar where the candidate and/or his/her family normally resides.
Physically disabled candidates will get percentage of disability certified by Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Central Govt. / State Govt./ Municipal Corporation run Hospitals only. Dyslexia Certificate should either from the clinical psychologist department of a Govt Hospital or froma RCI registered clinical psychologist attached with a registered hospital.
About B.Sc Hospitality and Hotel Administration
NCHM and IGNOU jointly offer this course. It is of 3 years and has 6 semesters. It equips a student with skill sets necessary for supervisory responsibilities in Hospitality sector.
The program includes laboratory work to gain knowledge and skills in operational areas of Food Production, Food & Beverage Service, Front Office Operation and House Keeping. In addition it develops managerials knowledge of Hotel Accountancy, Food Safety & Quality, Human Resource Management, Facility Planning, Financial Management, Strategic Management, Tourism Marketing and Management.
Option for “Only Vegetarian” is also available in 6 affiliated institues.
Career opportunities for Hospitality graduates
- A graduate in hospitality sector can get job opportunities as following:
- Management Trainee in Hotel and allied hospitality industry
- Kitchen Management/Housekeeping Management positions in Hotels after initial stint as trainee
- Flight Kitchens and on-board flight services
- Indian Navy Hospitality services
- Guest/Customer Relation Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors
- Management Trainee/Executive in international and national fast food chains
- Hospital and Institutional Catering
- Faculty in Hotel Management/Food Craft Institutes
- Shipping and Cruise lines
- Marketing/Sales Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors
- Railway Hospitality and Catering Services
- State Tourism Development Corporations
- Resort Management
- Self-employment through entrepreneurship and
- NCHM JEE
- Information Brochure
- Multinational companies for their hospitality services