National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Exam

What is NCHMCT JEE Exam?

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) was established in 1982 as an autonomous body for the growth and development of hospitality management education in the country. 

NCHMCT regulates academics in the field of hospitality education & training that is imparted at the 21 central government affiliated Institutes of Hotel Management, 19 state government affiliated IHMs offering degree level program; 3 state government sponsored IHMs offering diploma/craft certificate level programs, PSU Institute of Hotel Management, 13 private institutes and 9 Food Craft Institutes that function in different parts of the country. Through the Council, these institutes offer a total of 11 different professional programmes. 

For admission to 3 years 6 semesters B.Sc Hospitality & Hotel Administration program in more than 63 IHMs that include govt as well as private under the academic umbrella of NCHMCT, candidates need to qualify in the NCHMCT JEE (Joint Entrance Exam). 

Who Will Conduct NCHMCT JEE?

NCHMCT JEE also known as NCHM JEE is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate courses. As per the government of India policy, from 2019 onwards, NCHM JEE will be conducted by the Central Government Agency created by the HRD Ministry, ''National Testing Agency.'' 

NCHMCT JEE Eligibility

Candidates need to have all the eligibility requirements set by the respective body. Candidates should pass in the 10+2 or its equivalent with English as a subject of study from a recognised central or state board. Candidates who're appearing or awaiting for the final year result are also eligible to apply. The upper age limit of a candidate is 22 years. However, age relaxation is provided to reserved categories. 

How To Apply For NCHMCT JEE 

Candidates have to apply online to take the entrance exam. One should start applying to the NCHMCT JEE by filling the basic details such as name and date of birth. Applicants are advised to scan the photograph and signature, prior to filling out the application form. 

NCHMCT JEE Date, Fee Details & Application Fee / Procedure :

Online Registration & Submission of Application Form 03 February, 2021 to 20th June, 2021 - Upto 5:00 PM
Last date for successful transaction of Examination Fee (through Credit / Debit / Netbanking, Paytm Payment Modes) 20 June, 2021 -  Upto 11:50 PM
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form Online only 21 June to 30 June, 2021
Downloading of Admit Card by the Candidatefrom NTA Website To be announed
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test (CBT)
Pattern of Exam Exam Comprises Multiple Choice Questions
Duration of Examination 180 Minutes (3 Hours)
Timing of Examination 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Exam Centre As indicated on the Admit Card
Date of Examination To be announced
Declaration of the Result To be announced


Fee Payable for NCHM JEE - 2021 (Through Canara Bank / PAYTM Payment Gateway through the Payment modes : Credit / Debit Card / Net-Banking / UPI / Wallet)

General (UR) / OBC - (NCL) as per Central List Rs. 1000/-
Gen-EWS Rs. 700/-
Schedule Caste (SC) Scheduled Tribes (ST) / PwD Rs. 450/-
Transgender Rs. 450/-
Applicable service / processing charges & GST over and above the Examination Fee, are to be paid by the candidate to the concerned Bank / Payment Gateway Integrator.

NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern 

The organising body has decided to conduct the NCHMCT JEE in an online mode. The written exam will be held in 33 or more cities across the country. However, the exam scheme will remain same as the previous years on the following components. The duration of the exam is three hours. 

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

NCHMCT JEE Admit Card 

Candidates who have submitted the application form can download the admit card from the official website. Aspirants have to make a note that the admit cards will not be sent through the post. In order to download the admit card, one should enter the details such as application number, date of birth and email ID. Candidates have to deposit one copy of the self-attested NCHMCT JEE admit card with the invigilator. Another copy of the NCHMCT JEE admit card must be presented during the examination. 

NCHMCT JEE Syllabus 

The organising body will not publish any detailed syllabus for the NCHMCT JEE. However, we have prepared a list of topics after assessing the previous year's question papers. To know more about the NCHMCT JEE syllabus, click here. 

NCHMCT JEE Cut-off Score  

The selection of the candidate will be purely based the merit. The marks scored in the online exam will be considered for qualifying. One should reach the cut-off score set by the organising body to get admission.

NCHM JEE 2021 Admit Card Released

The NTA has released NCHM JEE admit card 2021. Candidates who have registered for the entrance exam can download NCHMCT JEE admit card 2021 on the official website. 

The Agency will be conducting the NCHM JEE entrance exam on August 10. The results will be declared in the last week of August 2021. 

3 August 2021
NCHMCT JEE 2021 Application Correction Window Opens

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has activated the window to make corrections in the NCHMCT JEE application form. Candidates who have registered for the exam can make changes such as name, category, mobile number, academic details etc. 

The exam date and admit card details will be releases soon on the official portal. 

7 July 2021
NCHM JEE Registration 2021 Deadline Extended Till July 5

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the last date to submit the online application of NCHM JEE 2021. The registration window will be open till July 5 (upto 5 pm), 2021. The NCHM JEE application correction window will be open from July 7 to July 11, 2021. 

The official notice reads, "Meanwhile, representations are being received from candidates seeking extension of the last date for submission of online applications forms for the exam, on account of difficulties being experienced by them due to COVID 2019 and the disruptions caused by it. With a view to remove hardship caused to candidates and to ensure larger participation of candidates, it has been decided to postpone the NCHM JEE- 2021 and also extend the last date for submission of online application forms for the exam.”

30 June 2021
NTA Postpones NCHM JEE 2021, Extends Registration Till May 31

The NTA has postponed the NCHM JEE 2021 exam in wake of widespread COVID-19 cases. The last date for submitting the online application is May 31, 2021. The exam was earlier scheduled to be held on June 12, 2021. It has also extended the last date for the online registration process.

The official notice reads, “Representations are being received from candidates seeking an extension of the last date for submission of online application forms for the exam, on account of difficulties being experienced by them due to COVID 2019 and the disruptions caused by it.”

5 May 2021
NCHM JEE 2021 Registration Begins

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has activated the window of online applications for the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) 2021. 

Interested candidates who satisfy the eligibility conditions set by NCHM can fill the online applications on its official website at The last date to apply online is May 10, 2021.

The Agency will be conducting the online exam on June 12, 2021. 

4 February 2021
NCHMCT JEE Result 2020 Announced
NCHMCT JEE 2020 Answer Key And Question Paper Released
NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Analysis
NCHM JEE 2020 Admit Card Released
NCHM JEE 2020 Exam Postponed
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