NCHMCT JEE (National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology)



Notification | Exam Date | Application Form | Eligibility | Exam Pattern | Syllabus | Admit card | Result | Counselling 

National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The Council centrally runs and regulates academics for B.Sc. Hospitality and hotel Administration and nine other structured courses of study are imparted at the existing 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 20 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management, 01 Public Sector, and 14 Private Institutes of Hotel Management affiliated with NCHMCT. Quality of education and training provided by the Institutes help students to emerge as professionally qualified persons for hospitality and other allied service sectors. The Council has trained more than 80,000 Hospitality Managers, Executives, and other operational persons. Its alumni from affiliated Institutes occupy key positions in the hospitality industry as well as in teaching institutions both in India and abroad.

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Date

Events Exam Dates (Tentative)
Application Form 1st week of February 2024
Deadline to submit Application Form 3rd week of April 2024
Last date for the uploading of scanned images & fee payment April 2024
Correction facility 4th week of April 2024
Admit Cards 1st week of May 2024
Entrance Exam Date 2nd week of May 2024
Result Declaration July 2024
Counselling Procedure July/ August 2024

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Application Form

NCHMCTJEE 2024 application fee for online and offline application modes is different. Candidates will be allowed to make fee payments both through online modes including Credit/ Debit card or net banking as well as through Demand Draft.

Online Process:

  • Click on the official link of the NCHMCT application form
  • Register with a valid e-mail id and password.
  • Remit the application fee for NCHMCTJEE before proceeding to fill in the application form
  • Fill in the NCHMCTJEE application form including personal details, academic qualification, and other required information
  • Upload scanned copy of photograph and Signature
  • Submit the application form for NCHMCTJEE and get printed out for future references

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Application Fee – Online Mode

  • GEN or OBC Category Candidates – Rs. 800/-
  • SC/ST/PD Category Candidates – Rs. 400/-
NCHMCT JEE 2024 Application Process

NCHMCTJEE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must pass 10+2 or an equivalent examination with English (core/elective/functional) as one of the subjects from a recognized board.
  • Students appearing for 10+2 can also sit for NCHMCTJEE 2024 on a provisional basis and are required to produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination at the time of admission
  • Candidates who want to apply for NCHMCTJEE 2024 exam must have got passing marks in English subjects in Class 12
  • The upper age limit is 22 years as on August 1, 2024, for candidates from the General and OBC categories. There is will relaxation of 3 years for SC/ ST candidates making the upper age limit 25 years for them.
  • Candidates applying for the exam need to submit their physical fitness certificate after getting it approved by a registered medical practitioner in the format given on the official website.


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Pattern


No of  Questions

Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude


Reasoning and Logical Deduction


General Knowledge & Current Affairs


English Language


Aptitude for Service Sector



200 Marks

  • The exam will not be organized in pen and paper form and will be conducted online mode only.
  • Question papers will be available in Hindi and English language
  • Every correct answer will have one mark
  • A negative marking of 0.25 marks will be there for each wrong answer.
NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Pattern


NCHMCTJEE 2024 Syllabus

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, Decimals & 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 & Current Affairs: Knowledge about current affairs

NCHMCT JEE syllabus 2024


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Admit Card

The NCHMCT2024 admit cards will be available online on the official website. NCHMCTJEE 2024 admit cards will be available from 3rd week of April 2024 to download. NCHMCTAdmit card will not be delivered to the candidate via courier or post services. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall without admit card.

NCHMCTJEE 2024 Result

The results of NCHMCTJEE 2024 will be announced on May 2024. The results will be uploaded on their official website and can be checked from there. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in the NCHMCTJEE written test.

Steps to check the Result:

  • Candidates visit the official website
  • Locate the “Check Result” tab.
  • Click on the tab
  • Enter application number
  • The result will be displayed

NCHMCTJEE 2024 Counselling

The counseling will be based on merit. There will be three rounds of counseling and the details of which will be available on the official website i.e. in the third week of May 2024.

Activities in Counselling:

  • Checking of eligibility of applicants
  • Verification of documents
  • Deposit of counseling and first-semester fee
  • Opportunity to choose the colleges available at the time of counseling as per the student’s AIR
  • Aspirants can give as many choices of institutes as per their preferences
  • No Group Discussion (GD) or Personal Interview (PI) will be involved in the selection process.


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Counselling Process


NCHMCT JEE Preparation Tips

  • The English language has a maximum number of questions so it’s important to study English even if your language skills are good
  • Revise English grammar focusing on Class 10th and Class 12th
  • Increase your vocabulary drastically and pay attention to spellings as questions do come to identify correct/incorrect spellings
  • Other important topics in English include one-word substitutions, finding errors, and reading comprehension
  • Use advanced-level vocabulary books and basic grammar books
  • For numerical ability and scientific aptitude study basic concepts from NCERT Class 10 books
  • Select reference books/ question books carefully so you do not end up studying more than required
  • Practice puzzles for reasoning and logical deduction section
  • Read current affairs regularly to prepare for the General knowledge section and to improve vocabulary
  • Aptitude for the Service sector requires no real preparation, on spot logical thinking will help you clear the section
  • Attempt ALL questions in 'aptitude' for the service sector as even the wrong answer will score you +0.25 marks
  • Increase your vocabulary and think logically and you will sail through the examination.

List of Top Hotel Management Colleges

  • Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Silvassa
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition- Himachal Pradesh
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Gangtok
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Kurukshetra
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Catering And Nutrition, Panipat
  • Pondicherry Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • Institute Of Hotel Management, Hajipur
  • State Institute of Hotel Management, Jodhpur
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Srinagar
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Shillong
  • State Institute of Hotel Management, Indore
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Guwahati
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Gurdaspur
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Faridabad
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Gwalior
  • Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Kovalam
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition, Dehradun
  • Institute Of Hotel Management, Shimla
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Bhopal
  • Institute of Hotel Management Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Lucknow
  • Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Jaipur
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Hyderabad
  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Chennai