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, 27 state government affiliated IHMs offering degree level program; 3 state government sponsored IHMs offering diploma/craft certificate level programs, 1 PSU Institute of Hotel Management, 29 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 : REVISED


Online Registration & Submission of Application Form Extended 04 February, 2022 to 16th May, 2022 - Upto 5:00 PM
Last date for successful transaction of Examination Fee (through Credit / Debit / Netbanking, Paytm Payment Modes) 16th May, 2022 -  Upto 11:50 PM
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form Online only 18 to 20 May, 2022
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 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Exam Centre As indicated on the Admit Card
Date of Examination - Revised 18.06.2022 (Saturaday)
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.


NCHMCT JEE 2022 : NTA Registration deadline today - May 16

NCHMCT JEE 2022 : Today is the last date to apply for the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHMCT JEE 2022) - May 16, 2022.

Candidates can apply for the exam on the official website upto 5:00 PM.

The application correction window will be open from May 18 to 20, however the exam will be held as per schedule on June 18 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

16 May 2022
NCHMCT JEE 2022 : NTA Extends Registration date till May 16

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the deadline to register for NCHM JEE 2022.

Last date to fill out the NCHMCT JEE 2022 application form has been extended from May 3 to May 16, 2022. The NCHM JEE registration 2022 can be processed in online mode only.

Interested and eligible candidates can fill out the NCHMCT JEE registration form by visiting the official website -


28 April 2022
NCHMCT JEE 2021 Result Declared

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the NCHMCET result 2021 on September 10. Candidates who have appeared for the written exam held on August 10 can visit the official website to check the NCHMCT JEE result 2021.

Aspirants should use their login credentials to check National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) result 2021. The Agency has also released the NCHM JEE score card 2021 on the website -

13 September 2021
NCHM JEE 2021 Provisional Answer Keys Released

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the National Council of Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) 2021 provisional answer key. One can raise objections to the provisional answer key. The Agency has conducted the entrance exam on August 10. 

The official notice reads, “Only paid challenges made during stipulated time through key challenge link will be considered.”

31 August 2021
NCHM JEE 2021 Official Mock Test Released

The NTA has released the NCHM JEE 2021 mock test. Candidates who have registered for the entrance exam can access the NCHMCT JEE mock test 2021 on the official website - 

Aspirants should note that the NCHM JEE mock test will be available till August 7. The Agency will be conducting the written exam on August 10, 2021. 

5 August 2021
NCHM JEE 2021 Admit Card Released
NCHMCT JEE 2021 Application Correction Window Opens
NCHM JEE Registration 2021 Deadline Extended Till July 5
NTA Postpones NCHM JEE 2021, Extends Registration Till May 31
NCHM JEE 2021 Registration Begins
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