NCHMCT JEE 2020: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility


NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Dates has been released by NTA. The National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) conducts Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2020 in April every year. This is an admission test for hospitality and hotel administration programmes in India. Scorecard will be accepted by 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 19 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management, One Public Sector Undertaking and 14 Private Institutes of Hotel Management affiliated with NCHMCT.

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NTA will conduct the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination 2020 in CBT mode for admission to the B.Sc. Course in Hospitality and Hotel Administration(B.Sc.HHA) across the Country.

Latest Update: NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Dates has been released by NTA. The exam will be conducted on 25 April 2020.

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NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Dates

Complete important events and exam dates of NCHMCT JEE 2020 are given below:

Events Dates (Announced)
Application Form available 01 January 2020
Application Form last date 29 February 2020
Admit card download 01 April 2020
Exam Date 25 April 2020
Result 2020 Declaration 10 May 2020
Result Correction (if any) Last week of May 2020
Counselling Last week of May 2020

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Application Form

Applicants will get the online application & information brochure through online mode from the official website. NCHMCT JEE 2020 application form will be started from 01 January 2020. The steps to apply online for NCHMCT JEE is mention below here.

  1. Firstly, search for National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology website.
  2. Secondly, click on the admission button.
  3. Then click on the “Apply Online”.
  4. Finally, choose for new registration or login.
  5. Now also fill the required fields Registration No., Email ID, Date of Birth, Verification Code (captcha).
  6. The application forms are going to be released. Click here to apply.

Application Fee

The fee can be submitted through the online payment gateway.

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Category Fee
General / OBC Rs.800
SC / ST / PWD Rs.400
Transgender Rs.400

Download the NCHM JEE 2020 Information Brochure PDF.

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Qualification Criteria
  • Pass Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent (10+2 system) with English as one of the subjects.
  • Pass English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.
Nationality Applicants must be a citizen of India
Age Limit
  • General & OBC Applicants upper age limit is 25 years as on 01 July 2020 (Candidates born on or after 01 July 1994 are eligible).
  • In the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates, the upper age limit is 28 years as on 01 July 2020. That is SC/ST candidates born on or after 01 July 1991 are eligible.
Physical Fitness All qualified candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate of carrying out practical classes as required in the Course at the time of admission from a Registered Medical Practitioner.


“For admission to a participating institute, please see the reservations applicable in that particular institute. In case of institutes run by Central Government, 15% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for the category Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 27% for the category Other Backward Classes belonging to the “ Non Creamy layer” (OBC-NCL). Each category will have 5% reservations for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) as defined in The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016).”

“No change in the category will be entertained after the last date of NCHM JEE-2020 application form and no subsequent changes will be effective for NCHM Score 2020.”

NCHMCT JEE Admit Card 2020

  • Firstly, applicants should download the admit card from the official site through online mode.
  • Secondly, the NCHMCT JEE Admit Card will be available on 01 April 2020.
  • Also, the University will not send the admit card through offline mode or by the post.
  • Applicants should download 2 copy of the admit card. One copy of admit card duly self-attested to be deposited with invigilator for their signature & same will be shown at the time of counselling. The second copy of the Admit Card will be required to be retained at the exam centre.

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Pattern

Date of Exam 25 April 2020
Mode of Exam Online Mode
Exam Duration 3 Hours
No. of Questions 200
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer
Negative Marking  0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer
Language (Medium of Paper) English & Hindi

Test Pattern

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
Grand Total 200

Marking Scheme for MCQs

Subjects Details Marks
  • Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude
  • Reasoning and Logical Deduction
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • English Language
  • Aptitude for Service Sector
Correct Answer Four marks (+4)
Incorrect Answer one mark (-1)
Unanswered/Marked for Review No mark (0)

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Syllabus

There will be no prescribed syllabus for the NCHMCT JEE 2020 exam. Applicants can prepare for the examination according to the given subjects. The list of the subjects is given below:

Subject Important Topics
Reasoning Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle, Alphabet Test, Arithmetical, Reasoning, Classification, Clocks & Calendars, Data Sufficiency, Deriving Conclusions from Passages, Direction and distance Sense Test, Inserting the Missing Character, Time sequence test, Analytical reasoning, Cause and effect, Input and output arrangements, Seating arrangements, Coded inequalities, Decision making, Logical Sequence of Words, Logical Venn Diagrams, Puzzle Test, Series Test, Syllogism, Analogies/Decision-making, Coding/Decoding, Assertion and reason Statement and course of action, Non- verbal reasoning will include sense test, odd figures, analogy.
Quantitative Averages, Boats & Streams, Clocks, Decimal & Fractions, HCF & LCM, Line Graphs, Logarithms, Mensuration, Mixtures & Allegations, Time, Speed and Distance, Profit and Loss, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation and sufficiency (will include Pie charts, Data table, Bar Graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs, case study etc.), Unitary Method, Problem based on numbers, Ration and Proportion, Partnership, Simple Interest Compound interest
English Articles, Cloze Test, Comprehension, Para Jumble, Close test/ passages, Synonyms/Antonyms, Choosing the appropriate word, Spelling check Idioms & Phrases, Re-arrangement of a Sentence
General Knowledge and Current Affairs Knowledge about Current Affairs

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam centres

  • Vijayawada
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Guwahati
  • Muzzafarpur
  • Patna
  • Chandigarh
  • Mohali
  • Panchkula
  • Bhilai
  • Raipur
  • Delhi
  • Panaji
  • Ahemdabad
  • Gandhinagar
  • Surat
  • Faridabad
  • Gurugram
  • Hamirpur
  • Shimla
  • Jammu
  • Srinagar
  • Jamshedpur
  • Ranchi
  • Bengaluru
  • Kochi
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Bhopal
  • Gwalior
  • Jabalpur
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nashik
  • Navi Mumbai
  • Pune
  • Shillong
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Amritsar
  • Bhatinda
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Chennai
  • Madhurai
  • Hyderabad
  • Allahabad
  • Noida
  • Lucknow
  • Kanpur
  • Varanasi
  • Dehradun
  • Kolkata
  • Siliguri

Merit List

All India NCHM merit list of candidates will be based on the marks secured in the NCHM-JEE Computer Based Test (CBT). In case of ties or securing equal marks, the merit will be determined as under;

  1. Candidate securing higher marks in English exam of NCHMCT JEE shall rank higher.
  2. In the case of candidates securing equal marks in NCHM-JEE, as well as in English component of NCHM-JEE, then the candidate securing higher marks in Service Aptitude Component of NCHM-JEE shall rank higher.
  3. In case of a tie in (i) and (ii) above, the candidate older in age shall rank higher.


  • The raw (actual) marks scored by a candidate shall be considered further for computation of the result of NCHM JEE 2020.
  • No scorecard will be sent to the candidates and the candidates are advised to download their scorecards from the official website: only.
  • There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/re-checking of the Score. Also, No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
  • Finally, The National Testing Agency (NTA) will announce the NCHM Score in 2020.
  • However, the NTA does not collect the information regarding a total number of seats available in the institutions and reservation criteria followed by the institutions.

List of Colleges Accepting NCHMCT JEE 2020 Scores/Ranks

College Location Total No. of Seats Hostel Intake
Boys Girls
Institute of Hotel Management, Bengaluru Bengaluru 200 30 Nil
Institute of Hotel Management, Bhopal Bhopal 276 120 50
Institute of Hotel Management, Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar 230 140 40
Institute of Hotel Management, Chennai Chennai 253 160 25
Institute of Hotel Management, New Delhi New Delhi 246 25 10
Dr Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management Chandigarh 230 62 62
Institute of Hotel Management, Gandhinagar Gandhinagar 230 125 25
Institute of Hotel Management, Goa Goa 340 40 30
Institute of Hotel Management, Gurdaspur Gurdaspur 184 110 40
Institute of Hotel Management, Guwahati Guwahati 180 200 45
Institute of Hotel Management, Gwalior Gwalior 240 184 110
Institute of Hotel Management, Hajipur Hajipur 230 129 100
Institute of Hotel Management, Hyderabad Hyderabad 230 180 40
Institute of Hotel Management, Jaipur Jaipur 184 90 30
Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata Kolkata 307 48 18
Institute of Hotel Management, Lucknow Lucknow 276 40 25
Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai Mumbai 368 Nil Nil
Institute of Hotel Management, Shillong Shillong 120 Nil 30
Institute of Hotel Management, Shimla Shimla 307 125 68
Institute of Hotel Management, Srinagar Srinagar 153 150 24
Institute of Hotel Management, Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram 240 175 25
Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management Chandigarh 60 40 18
Delhi Institute of Hotel Management Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi 120 Nil Nil
Institute of Hotel Management, Dehradun Dehradun 120 80 30
Institute of Hotel Management, Faridabad Faridabad 120 25 20
State Institute of Hotel Management Gangtok 80 64 30
State Institute of Hotel Management Jodhpur 100 64 20
State Institute of Hotel Management Kozhikode 60 40 Nil
Institute of Hotel Management Kurukshetra 130 49 45
Institute of Hotel Management Bathinda 120 75 14
State Institute of Hotel Management Hamirpur 120 42 18
Institute of Hotel Management Dr B B A Polytechnic Campus Silvassa 100 150 30
State Institute of Hotel Management Tiruchirapalli 90 80 20
State Institute of Hotel Management Rohtak 120 60 30
State Institute of Hotel Management Pondicherry 60 40 25
State Institute of Hotel Management Panipat 60 30 6
Dr YSR NITHM Hyderabad 60 50 25
State Institute of Hotel Management, Indore Indore 60 Nil Nil
State Institute of Hotel Management, Tirupati Tirupati 60 Nil Nil
State Institute of Hotel Management, Yamuna Nagar Yamuna Nagar 100 42 15
ASHOK Institute of Hotel Management New Delhi 60 Nil Nil
Chandigarh College of Hotel Management Mohali (Punjab) 120 100 50
Chitkara School of Hospitality Rajpura (Punjab) 120 100 50
Deshbhagat Institute of Hotel Management Mandi Gobindgarh (Punjab) 100 100 50
KC College of Hotel Management Nawanshahr (Punjab) 60 100 50
Institute of Hotel Management, Meerut Meerut 120 126 50
Oriental School of Hotel Management Wayanad, Kerala 120 100 20
Ranjita Institute of Hotel Management Bhubaneswar 120 126 126
Institute of Hotel Management, Shri Shakti Venus Plaza Hyderabad 120 65 12
SRM Institute of Hotel Management Chennai 120 88 38
Munnar Catering College Kerala 60 120 100
C T Institute of Hotel Management Jalandhar (Punjab) 60 100 100
St.Soldier Institute of Hotel Management Jalandhar (Punjab) 50 50 50
The Lalit Suri Hospitality School Faridabad 40 Nil Nil
Gurunanak Institute of Hotel Management Kolkata 60 30 20
Total 8124 4227 1859

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Courses

The course-wise list, program level, course type, and duration are listed below.

Sr. No. Course / Programme Name Course Level Type of Course Duration
1. NET Certification Programs Training Programs 1 Year(s)
2. M.Sc. HA Post Graduate Programs Academic Programmes 2 Year(s)
3. Diploma in Housekeeping Diploma Program Academic Programmes 1 Year(s) 6 Month(s)
4. Diploma in Front Office Diploma Program Academic Programmes 1 Year(s) 6 Month(s)
5. Diploma in Food Production Diploma Program Academic Programmes 1 Year(s) 6 Month(s)
6. Diploma in Food & Beverage Service Diploma Program Academic Programmes 1 Year(s) 6 Month(s)
7. Diploma in Bakery & Confectionary Diploma Program Academic Programmes 1 Year(s) 6 Month(s)
8. B.Sc H HA Under Graduate Programs Academic Programmes 3 Year(s)

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Books for Preparation

Books for English Language Section:

Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi English – From Plinth to Paramount (Vol-1 and 2) by Neetu Singh
Arihant General English for all Competitive Examinations (English) by Hari Mohan Prashad High School English Grammar & Composition Revised Edition (English) 1st Edition by Wren and Martin
Pearson’s English

Books for General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude Section:

Pratiyogita Darpan Manorama Yearbook
General Awareness by Manohar Panday Lucent’s GK
Pearson India Yearbook Arihant General Knowledge
Competition Review Yearbook

Books for Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude Section:

30 days wonder for Maths by
S Chand
Quantitative Aptitude by N.K.Singh
Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal

Books for Reasoning and Logical Deduction Section:

Quantitative Aptitude Question Papers for Banks and others Govt. entrance exam by MK Pandey Verbal Reasoning Book by R S Agarwal
501 Challenging Logical reasoning Practice Book Quantitative Aptitude ebook (ALL Parts Solved) by R S Agarwal
Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwali and InduSijwali

Books for Service Aptitude Section:

  • R Gupta’s book for Hotel Management

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Sample Papers

Those candidates who are preparing for NCHMCT 2020 Entrance Exam can download the Sample Question Paper NCHMCT PDF./ NCHMCT JEE Sample Question Paper PDF

Other Referred Books for NCHMCT JEE 2020 Preparation

Some of the other books that candidates can consider for NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation are:

  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide by Gladvin Rego
  • Arihant Study Package for Hotel Management and Hospitality Administration
  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide By Jawahar Book Centre
  • How to Prepare For the Hotel Management Entrance Examination by Thorpe
  • Hotel Management Catering Technology: Entrance Exam, Guide by VVK Subburaj
  • Ramesh Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide by RPH Editorial Board
  • Dharmendra Mittal’s 10 Mock Tests For Hotel Management Entrances
  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide by Dr R P Datason

National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHM & CT)

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India established an autonomous body for the interrelated growth and development of hospitality education in the country. NCHMCT was established in 1982. Currently, the Council office is at A-34, Sector-62, Noida (U.P.) India, while the registered office is at Pusa, New Delhi. Initially, it was called as National Board of Studies in Food Management, Catering & Nutrition.

NTA NCHM JEE 2019 Notification
NTA NCHM JEE 2020 Notification

NCHMCT JEE Result 2020

  • Firstly, the result of the written test will be announced on 10 May 2020.
  • Secondly, applicants can check the NCHMCT 2020 JEE result through online mode.
  • The All India merit list will be prepared for the applicants based on marks obtained in the exam.
  • Finally, based on the merit list, applicants will be called for the counselling session.

Counselling 2020 NCHMCT JEE

Counselling registration for NCHMCT JEE 2020 will start in May 2020.

Academic Session will start from May 2020.

For more information regarding Counselling. Please refer to the link:

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