National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination or NCHMCT JEE (also apprehended as NCHM JEE) is a national-level admission exam conducted to offer enrollments to candidates aspiring to build their career in hospitality and hotel administration stream. Till 2018, National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHM & CT), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, organized the NCHMCT JEE exam. Nevertheless, from 2019 onwards, NTA took over the charge to administer the NCHM JEE exam.
Basic Details About NCHMCT JEE 2020
- Exam Name- National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination
- Conducting Body- National Testing Agency (NTA)
- Exam Level- National Level Exam
- Frequency of conduct- Once a year
- Exam Mode- Online
- Exam Duration- 180 minutes
- Language Medium- English and Hindi
- No. of Test Cities- 85 test centers across 28 test cities
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Important Dates
- Release of NCHMCT JEE application form -- 01-Jan- 2020
- Final date to fill NCHMCT JEE application form extended until 15-May-2020
- Online application correction window -- 16-May-2020 to 22-May-2020
- Issuance of NCHMCT JEE to admit card -- To be announced
- NCHMCT JEE examination date -- To be announced later
- Announcement of NCHMCT JEE result -- To be announced later
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Eligibility Criteria
For General and OBC Categories
The upper age limit for candidates from this category is 25 years as on July 1, 2020. Candidates born on or after July 1, 1995, are eligible to appear for NCHMCT.
For SC/ST Categories
The upper age limit for candidates is 28 years as on July 1, 2020. SC/ST candidates born on or after July 1, 1992, are eligible to apply for NCHMCT.
For Physically Challenged Applicants Categories
The above age limit for Physically Challenged applicants shall be considered as per the category he/she applies to, that is, General/SC/ST/OBC.
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Admission Process
Admission by NCHMCT JEE will be based on the applicant’s achievement in the All India JEE (Written Test). Based on scores attained by an applicant in NCHMCT JEE, he/she will be assigned an All India Rank (AIR). No group discussion or personal interview round is administered for shortlisting applicants. So, admission is offered based on rank and performance in NCHMCT JEE 2020.
- Fill the Application Form
- Download Admit Card
- Take the NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam
- Check NCHMCT JEE 2020 Results
- Participate in the Counselling
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Application Form
NCHMCT JEE 2020 Application Forms were released online on January 1, 2020. Candidates need to fill all the required details in the application form, upload the scanned photos of recent photographs and submit them in online mode. Candidates do not get any facility to submit the application form in offline mode.
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Application Fee
The Application fee of INR 900 and INR 450 (SC/ST/PD) needs to be paid by the applicants belonging to General or OBC category and SC/ST/PwD, respectively, in online mode using Net Banking, Credit/Debit Card, Paytm or UPI.
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Admit Card
The admit cards will be issued to the successful applicants in an online mode on the official website. All the candidates will have to download the NCHMCT JEE 2020 as the same will not be sent individually to the candidates via courier or post services. NCHMCT JEE 2020 Admit Card is an indispensable document to be carried along while appearing for the examination.
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam
No. of Questions
Duration of Examination
Total sections in Paper
5- Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, English Language, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and Aptitude for Service Sector
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Result
NTA will announce the NCHMET JEE 2020 result in the online mode on the official website. The result will be shown online to the candidates once they will fill the application number, roll number and DOB, as asked on the official website.
NCHMCT JEE 2020: Counselling
Candidates who will score minimum cut off scores will be called to participate in the counselling process to move towards the next steps of selection and final admission such as seat allotment, payment of admission fee, etc.
FAQs: NCHMCT JEE 2020
When will NCHMCT JEE 2020 be conducted?
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the exam date for NCHMCT JEE 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates will be notified soon.
How many times does NCHMCT JEE take place in a year?
NCHM JEE takes place once a year usually in the month of April. In 2020, the examination was scheduled to be carried out on April 25, nevertheless, it has been delayed due to COVID-19 lockdown and global pandemic.
What Are Other Alternative Options for a Career in Hotel Management apart from NCHMCT JEE 2020?
Here are some additional national-level entrance tests for Hotel Management candidates other than NCHMCT JEE:
- Indian Institute of Hotel Management electronic Common Hospitality Aptitude Test (IIHM eCHAT)
- All India Management Association Undergraduate Aptitude Test (AIMS UGAT)
- The applicants can also count out for the subsequent options as a considerable option to NCHMCT JEE which are managed by various hotels:
- Oberoi STEP
- Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa
- IHM Aurangabad
- NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Analysis
In which mode will NCHMCT JEE be conducted?
NCHMCT JEE 2020 will be conducted in online mode as a computer-based test (CBT).