NCHMCT JEE - Counselling

National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination

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NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling: Dates, Documents Required, Procedure

Updated On - May 27 2020 by Neol Cherian

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling is to be conducted by the National Test Agency(NTA). In the counseling session, the final allotment of seats to the candidates will be done based on the rank obtained by them in the exam and the choices of colleges filled by them in the entrance exam. Shortlisted candidate will be called for counselling with the documents for verification. Selected applicants have to register online to participate in the counselling process and submit their choice of the preferred institute. Candidate must read the below-given article to know more about NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling.

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling from the below-given table:

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling 2020
NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling

Date of Examination

25 April 2020

Result of JEE on Website

10 May 2020

Online Registration & Choice filling for 1st & 2nd round of Counseling

last week of May 2020

1st round of seat allotment

Second  week of June 2020

Reporting to the Reporting Centre after 1st round of allotment for document verification

Second week of June 2020

Withdrawal from the allotted seat at Reporting Center

Second week of June 2020

Vacancy due to non-reporting/Withdrawal/ Cancellation

Third week of June 2020

Choice modification for 2nd round of counselling, optional

Third week of June 2020

Second Round seat allotment

Third week of June 2020

Reporting at Reporting Centre after 2nd round of seat allotment

last week of June 2020

Withdrawal from the allotted seat at Reporting Center

last week of June 2020

vacancy due to non-reporting/Withdrawal/ Cancellation

last week of June 2020

3rd and Final round of Counselling, Online Registration, Online Payment of SPOT round participation fee, Online Choice Filling & Locking

last week of June 2020

Third & Final round seat allotment

First week of July 2020

Reporting at Reporting Centre after Final round of seat allotment for document verification

First week of July 2020

Physical reporting at allotted Institutes by all candidates who have allotted a seat in any rounds and submission of Hostel preferences

Third week of July 2020

Hostel Allotment Centrally and result will be published on the website

last week of July 2020

Commencement of Classes

last week of July 2020

Documents required at the time of NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling

Candidates have to bring the following documents along with them for verification on the day of NCHMCT 2020 Counselling:

  • 10+2 level examination certificate from any recognized university.
  • Certificate in support of reservation Claim (if applicable)
  • Class 10th / date of birth certificate
  • NCHMCT JEE 2020 admit card
  • NCHMCT JEE 2020 result/scorecard
  • NCHMCT JEE 2020 application form
  • Medical Certificate

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check the NCHMCT 2020 eligibility criteria for counselling to avoid rejection at the time for Counselling. 

For First round of counselling
  • All the qualified candidate can apply for the first round of counselling for NCHMCT JEE 2020.
For Second round of Counselling
  • Those candidates who have not reported at allotted institute for document verification after seat allotment in the previous round are not eligible for the second round of counselling.
  • Those candidates whose allotted seat cancelled due to non-fulfilment of documents & other criteria of admission will become permanently ineligible for the entire rounds of counselling.
Who are eligible?

There will be four Groups of eligible candidates :

  • Group-1(Fresh candidates):
Registered applicants who are not allotted any seat in the first round of seat allotment. Those candidates will be permitted to change their earlier submitted choices. If candidates not submitting fresh choices in this round then, their choices submitted during the first round of counselling will be considered for seat allotment.
  • Group-II (Cancelled candidates):

Those candidates whose allotted seat got cancelled in the earlier round of counselling due to non-fulfilment of seat allotment criteria will also be permitted to modify/ add new choices otherwise their existing choices will be considered for seat allotment.

  • Group-III (Reported and Freeze candidates):

Candidates will not be allowed to submit fresh choices for modifying choices. Their earlier allotted seat would be retained.

  • Group-IV (Reported and Float candidates):

Candidates will be permitted to modify/add new choices or else their existing choices will be considered for upgradation. If candidates want to modify their choices they can do so but their previously allotted seat will remain as a valid choice. The system will not permit the candidates to delete this choice but they can rearrange their choice (Move-UP or Down) as per their preference.

  • For Final round of counselling

All eligible candidates including absentees of the main counselling will be eligible for third and Final Round of Counselling.

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling Procedure

Candidates can refer to the below-given steps to get an idea regarding the NCHMCT JEE 2020 counselling procedure:

1. Online Registration

Candidates have to register online on the official website for the allotment of the seat in the counselling.

2. Personal data Updation

If applicants want they can update their details during the online registration process but they will not be allowed to change their data. Applicants  must cross-check the details mentioned, in case of any discrepancy found, the candidate will be allowed only once to correct the data in respect of Category, PwD, KM and Gender in the following ways:

  • Category from Any to Any is allowed.
  • PwD can be changed from Any to Any is allowed.
  • KM can be changed from Yes to No, but vice versa is not allowed.
  • Change of gender is permitted.
  • In case the candidate wants to change their data they can contact the authority online Registration and Choice filling.
  • It is solely the responsibility of the candidates to verify that their data, including category, PwD, KM status, gender etc. are consistent with documentary evidence.
  • In case the data submitted by a candidate found to be wrong at the time of verification then, the allotment of seat/ provisional admission will be cancelled.

3. Choice Filling

After the online registration candidate has to lock their choice of institutes according to their preferences.

  • Once the choices are locked, candidates will not be allowed to change their choices. Candidate must take a print of the choices along with the terms and conditions agreed at the time of registration is displayed once the choices are locked.
  • Candidates are advised to lock their choices and secure a printout of the locked choices.  In case registered candidates who do not lock any choices or fail to save them will not be considered for seat allotment. Candidates can log in again after locking the choices, but will not be allowed to modified or altered.

4. First round of Counselling Process

All the registered applicants are required to fill their choices of institutes in order of their preference. The procedure for locking choices and seeking pertinent information will be given on the computer screen through appropriate messages and tables

  • As per the eligibility of the candidate, choice of institutions will be displayed on the screen.
  • Candidates can fill as many numbers of choices in the order of their preference from the list of available institutes.
  • Candidates will be permitted to change or re-order their choices, delete earlier choices and add new choices and the number of times until they lock their final choices.

5. Second Round of Counselling Process

No fresh registrations will be allowed in the second round of Counselling. Those candidates who have registered in the Forst round will be eligible in this round of counselling.

6. Third and Final round of Counselling Process

Candidates who want to participate in the Third and Final Round will have to logged-in to portal and complete the following activities:

  • Online Registration for the third and Final Round counselling will be the same as for the main counselling.
  • Payment of Third and Final Round participation fee will be mandatory for all candidates except those candidates who have deposited the fee earlier.
  • For all provisionally admitted applicants, if they wanted to participate in the Third and Final Round then during choice filling it will be mandatory to have previously allotted institute as one of the filled choices.

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Seat Allotment

There will be a total of three rounds of NCHMCT JEE 2020 Counselling based on the merit list prepared by the authority. Seat allotment will be done based on the candidate’s All India Rank (AIR), category, preference of choices and availability of desired seats etc. The seat allotment results will be available online at as per given schedule by the authority. There will be no provision of sending Individual allotment letters to the candidates by post or any other mode under any circumstance.

Reporting to Reporting Center (RCs) after seat allotment and Fee Payment
  • Applicants who got a seat after the counselling are required to pay Seat Acceptance Fee online and then report to the Reporting Centers for document verification and Seat Confirmation.
  • Candidates, who will not report within the specified period to the Reporting Center on the allotment of the seats, their allotted seat will be cancelled and they will not be considered for seat allotment in the second round of counselling and those candidates will also be eligible for the third and final round of counselling.
  • During Reporting at Reporting Center, candidates have to verify DOB, Category, PwD, KM and 10+2 marks and update accordingly. The following can happen based on updating of candidate’s parameters:
    • The candidate will remain in this round and seat remains allotted as an original allotment.
    • Candidate’s allotted seat will be cancelled in this round and will be moved to the next round and based on the updated eligibility and seat availability, they may be allotted a seat in the next round.
    • The candidate will be considered for the further rounds.

Further, candidates are required to fill an option for the upgradation in the second round of the Counselling either Float (Yes Upgradation) or Freeze (No upgradation).

Those candidates who have opted option as “Float’, will be required to sign a declaration that in the event of allotment of a new seat in the second round, their earlier allotted seat will be cancelled automatically and the cancelled seat will be offered to the candidate in the next merit

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Seat Reservation

Given below is the category wise seat reservation criteria for NCHMCT JEE 2020:

CategoryReservation of seats

For the candidates who have registered themselves as a kashmiri migrants, 01 seat (supernumerary) in each central and state government affiliated IHM will be provided. Kashmiri migrant registered candidates will have to produce the proof of registration in original at the time of counselling to get the advantage of reservation.


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