Hotel Management

NCHMCT JEE

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology - Joint Entrance Examination

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Society) was set up in the year 1982 by the Government of India as an autonomous body for coordinated growth and development of hospitality education in the country.

The Council regulates academics activities in the field of Hospitality Education & Training that is imparted through Twenty One (21) Central Govt. sponsored Institutes of Hotel Management, Twenty One (21) State Government sponsored institutes, fifteen (15) Pvt. institutes and Seven (7) Food Craft Institutes, that function in different parts of the country.

Through the Council, these institutes offer Ten (10) different professional programs leading to award of Certificate, Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma, Bachelor and Master Degree. The BSc. And MSc. programmes are offered in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University – IGNOU.

A pass in 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects. Candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination.

Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in JEE 2017 on provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling or at the time of admission or latest by 30-09-2017.

The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/documents at the time of counselling/admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will stand cancelled.

Plus two level examination in the 10+2 pattern of Senior Secondary education of any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination or State Boards of Secondary Education.

Intermediate or two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.

General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University.

Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in a foreign country recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 pattern of Senior Secondary education.

H.S.C. Vocational Examination.

Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects including English as one of the Subjects.

Age Limit as on 01 July 2017

For candidates from General and OBC categories, upper age limit is 22 years as on 01.07.2017. Candidates born on or after July 01, 1995 are eligible. 

In the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates, upper age limit is 25 years as on 01.07.2017. That is SC/ST candidates born on or after July 01, 1992 are eligible. 

Upper age limit for Physically Challenged candidates shall be reckoned as per the category he/she belongs to i.e. General/SC/ST/OBC.

RESERVATION OF SEATS

As per Government of India rules, candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them. Benefit of reservation shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective Central List published by the Government of India.

RESERVATION FOR SCHEDULED CASTE/ SCHEDULED TRIBE

For the SC and ST categories, 15% and 7.5% seats, respectively, are reserved in Central and State Government Institutes of Hotel Management.

OBC CANDIDATES

27% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to OBC (Non creamy layer) category in Central Institutes of Hotel Management. Those belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled for reservation.

NCHMCT JEE Selection Process

The selection process for NCHMCT is only on the basis of All India Rank (AIR) secured in the JEE examination.

NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern

The test has total 200 questions which are expected to be done in 180 minutes. Each correct answer under Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English Language components carry one mark. For any wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Graded mark(s) will be awarded under Aptitude for Service Sector component in the following manner; the most appropriate answer carries 1.00, the next appropriate answer carries 0.75, the next to next appropriate answer carries 0.50 whereas the inappropriate answer shall carry negative mark of 0.25.

S. No. Subject No of Questions Duration
1 Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 30 3 Hours
2 Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30
3 General Knowledge & Current Affairs 30
4 English Language 60
5 Aptitude for Service Sector 50
Total 200

SCHEDULE OF EXAMINATION
Application Form Available Online 12 December 2016 to 14 April 2017
Last Date for receipt of filled-in form 14 April 2017
Availability of Admit Cards on NCHMCT website 19 April 2017 onwards
Written Examination (JEE 2017) 29 April 2017 (Saturday)
Timings of JEE 2017 1000 Hrs to 1300 Hrs (3 hours)
Result of JEE on website 3rd Week of May, 2017
Conduct of Counselling Last week of May 2017 and First week of June 2017
Commencement of Academic Session 17 July, 2017

Result of Written Test Result of Written Test shall be announced on the Council’s web site www.nchmcounselling.nic.in and www.nchm.nic.in in the third week of May, 2017.

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