Everything you need to know about NCHMCT JEE

National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination or NCHMCT JEE (also known as NCHM JEE) is a national-level hotel management entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) to offer admission to aspirants in hospitality and hotel administration programmes. 




National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Society) was set up in the year 1982 by the Government of India as an autonomous body for coordinated growth and development of hospitality management education in the country.


Initially, the Council was set up in the name of National Board of Studies in Food Management, Catering & Nutrition under the administrative control of Ministry of Agriculture (Dept. of Food) and subsequently, it was transferred to Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India in the year 1984 with renaming as National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology.  The office of the Council is situated at A-34, Sector-62, Noida (U.P.) in its own building whereas registered office is at Pusa, New Delhi.


The Council regulates academics in the field of Hospitality Education & training that is imparted at the 21 Central Govt. sponsored Institutes of Hotel Management, 25 State Govt. sponsored IHMs offering Degree level/Diploma/Craft Certificate level programs, 1 PSU owned Institute, 25 private Institutes and 14 Food Craft Institutes that function in different parts of the country.


Through the Council, these institutes offer 11 different professional programs leading to the award of Certificate, Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma, Bachelor’s degree, and master’s degree. (The last two programs are in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)).






 Exam Name

  National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology -

  Joint Entrance Examination

Conducting Body

  National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

  National Level Exam

Exam Frequency

  Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

  3 hours

Exam Medium

  English and Hindi




  • Qualifying Exam


A pass in 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects. Candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination.


Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in NCHMCT JEE on a provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or it's equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling or at the time of admission.


  • Age Limit


For candidates from General and OBC categories, the upper age limit is 25 years as on the date of admission. In the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates, the upper age limit is 28 years as on the date of admission. Upper age limit for Physically Challenged candidates shall be reckoned as per the category he/she belongs to i.e. General/EWS/SC/ST/OBC. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/Pre-University Certificate shall be the authentic proof that will be accepted.


  • Physical Fitness


All qualified candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate of carrying out practical claims as required in course at the time of admission from a Registered Medical Practitioner in the prescribed format.





Sr. No.


No. of questions


  Numerical Ability and Analytical




  Reasoning and Logical Deduction



  General Knowledge & Current Affairs



  English Language



  Aptitude for Service Sector






Marking Scheme:


  • Correct answer – (+4)
  • Incorrect answer – (-1)
  • Unattempted questions – (0)






Global growth and development of tourism have opened up innumerable openings. As a result, the graduating students can look forward to career opportunities like -


  • Management Trainee in Hotel and allied hospitality industry
  • Kitchen Management/Housekeeping Management positions in Hotels after an initial stint as a trainee
  • Flight Kitchens and on-board flight services
  • Indian Navy Hospitality services
  • Guest/Customer Relation Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors
  • Management Trainee/Executive in international and national fast-food chains
  • Hospital and Institutional Catering
  • Faculty in Hotel Management/Food Craft Institutes
  • Marketing/Sales Executive in Hotel and other Service Sectors
  • Railway Hospitality and Catering Services
  • State Tourism Development Corporations
  • Shipping and Cruise lines
  • Resort Management
  • Self-employment through entrepreneurship
  • Multinational companies for their hospitality services




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  • Helps in revision – You have covered your complete syllabus for the exam, but how will you be able to analyse your preparation for each topic? You can check your preparation with NCHMCT JEE sample papers that include questions from each topic in different sections.
  • Gives an idea of the marking scheme.
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Q5. Can I retake an NCHM JEE Mock Test?


Ans. NO, a test can be attempted only once. But the questions can be accessed any number of times in the solutions section.


Q6. Is there any compulsion to give the NCHMCT JEE tests on the same day of purchase?


Ans. NO, it is not compulsory to give the NCHMCT JEE tests on the same day. You can attempt the tests at any time and any day before 31st July 2021.


Q7. When will the results for the NCHM JEE Mock Tests be declared?


Ans. The results for the NCHM JEE Mock Tests will be declared immediately after you submit your test. The generated report will provide you with a detailed analysis so you can know your errors and improvise on them. You will also get comparison chart which will let you know where you stand and how much more efforts are needed. Moreover, solutions are provided with all questions which will help in mending the weak areas.


Q8. Is there any time limit for NCHM JEE Mock Tests?


Ans. YES, the time duration for each NCHM JEE Mock paper is 3 hours. Our mock papers are completely in accordance with the exam pattern.