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 Application Fee

The application fee is INR 800 for general and OBC candidates. However, it is INR 400 for candidates belonging to the ST and SC categories. 

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 has released a public notice that the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the NCHM JEE from 2019 onwards. NTA will start accepting the online application forms from January 15, 2019. The NCHMCT JEE 2019 exam date is April 28, 2019. The result will be released on 21st May 2019, and the counselling is also expected to be held in this month. 

Last Day To Apply Online For NCHM JEE 2019

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be closing the application window today, i.e., March 25 for the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) 2019. Interested candidates can visit the official website of NTA to apply online for NCHM JEE. 

In order to apply online, candidates need to meet all the eligibility conditions set by the NTA. Candidates with a pass in 10+2 or its equivalent is required to apply online. The maximum age limit is 25 years.

Click here to apply for NCHMCT JEE 2019

The NCHM JEE is conducted for admission to three-year bachelor degree course in hospitality and hotel administration in 63 NCHM affiliated Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs). The examination will be held on April 27, 2019. NTA will release the admit cards on April 3 for the entrance examination. 

25 March 2019
Online Registration Date Extended For NCHM JEE 2019

The National Testing Agency (NTA), which was vested with the authority to conduct the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination 2019, has extended the online registration date till March 25. Interested candidates can apply online through NTA's official website.

The NCHM JEE is an entrance exam conducted for admission to 3-year B.Sc. Course in Hospitality and Hotel Administration (B.Sc.HHA) in 63 NCHM affiliated Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs) spread across the country.

Click here to apply for NCHMCT JEE 2019

Candidates with 10+2 can apply online for NCHMCT JEE. The maximum age limit to appear for the exam is 25 years. The admit cards will be released on April 3, 2019. The examination will be conducted on April 27, 2019.

18 March 2019
NCHM JEE 2019 To Be Conducted On April 27

A notification was released by the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) stating that the NCHM JEE 2019 will be conducted by ''National Testing Agency,'' a central government agency created by Ministry of HRD to conduct all major entrance examinations in the country. It has also released the tentative dates for the online application and examination. 

The notification reads that a dedicated portal for calling the online application to appear in the NCHM JEE 2019 for admission to ''3 years 6 semesters B.Sc.(HHA) Program'' in more than 63 IHMs (govt. as well as private) under the academic umbrella of NCHMCT will be opened by the ‘National Testing Agency’ on January 15, 2019. The tentative date of on-line NCHM JEE 2019 exam is April 27, 2019. 

The NCHM JEE 2019 will be an online exam which will be held in 33 or more cities across the country. The exam pattern will remain same as the previous years. To check the NCHM JEE exam pattern, click here

12 November 2018

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