NCHM JEE 2018 - National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology will conduct NCHMCT JEE 2018 in last week of April for admissions to the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Hotel Administration programmes. NCHMCT is an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India that runs and regulates academics for these professional courses that are offered at the affiliated 21 central institutes of hotel management, 19 state government institutes of hotel management, 14 private institutes of hotel management and 1 public sector undertaking. A total of 8,124 seats will be allotted across the NCHM JEE 2018 participating institutes on merit basis. B.Sc. programmes in hospitality and hotel administration are offered jointly by the NCHM and the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). Official notification along with the application form of NCHM JEE 2018 will be available from the second week of December onwards. Complete details about NCHM JEE 2018 including important dates, application procedure, fee, admit card, exam pattern, selection procedure, and more can be checked on this page.
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Programmes offered through NCHM JEE 2018
B.Sc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration - Generic
B.Sc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration - Specialisation
NCHMCT JEE 2018- An Overview
Exam name – National Council of Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination
Popularly known as – NCHM JEE
Exam type – Undergraduate (UG)
Exam level – National
Mode of exam – Offline
Number of exam cities - 33
Seats – 8,124
Participating institutes – 55 centrally funded, state funded and private institutes
NCHMCT is expected to make available complete schedule of important dates of NCHM JEE 2018 in second week of December 2017. In the meantime, aspirants can check below tentative schedule of the important events to have a fair idea:
NCHM JEE 2018 Important Dates
Schedule of NCHM JEE 2018
Release of notification
2nd week of December 2017
Availability of NCHM JEE 2018 application form
2nd week of December 2017
Last date of application (online and offline)
2nd week of April 2018
Download of NCHM JEE 2018 online admit card
3rd week of April 2018
NCHM JEE 2018
Last week of April 2018
NCHM JEE 2018 online result declaration
4th week of May 2018
NCHMCT JEE 2018 online registration and choice filling
Last week of May to 2nd week of June 2018
NCHMCT will announce the eligibility criteria of NCHM JEE 2018 for candidates, who will be appearing for the entrance test. They will be required to fulfill the prescribed academic qualification, age limit, along with the other criteria.
Candidates must clear 10+2 system of senior secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects.
They must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination.
Candidates, who are appearing in 10+2 or equivalent exam, are also allowed to appear for NCHM JEE 2018 on provisional basis.
General and OBC category candidates must not be more than 22 years of age as on July 1 of year of admission.
NCHMCT will make available NCHM JEE 2018 application form and information brochure from second week of December 2017 onwards. Aspirants can choose to fill in online or offline mode. The application fee will be Rs.800 for candidates belonging to General and OBC categories. For SC/ST/Physically Handicapped categories, the fee will be Rs.400.
Check below how to apply for NCHMCT JEE 2018 in online mode:
Click on “NCHM JEE 2018 application form” tab.
Register with a valid e-mail ID and password for NCHM JEE 2018.
Pay the application fee for NCHMCT JEE 2018 before proceeding to fill the application form.
Fill the application form of NCHM JEE 2018 including personal details, academic qualification, and other required details.
Upload scanned copy of photograph and signature in specified sizes.
Click on “Submit” after filling the application form correctly.
Note- Take its printout for future references.
National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology will provide the list of NCHM JEE 2018 exam centres for candidates, who will be appearing for the entrance exam in last week of April. Candidates will be allotted the test centre as per the choice filled in NCHM JEE 2018 application form. The complete list of 33 NCHMCT JEE 2018 exam cities can be checked below:
NCHM JEE 2018 Exam Centres
NCHM JEE 2018 Test Centre
NCHM JEE 2018 Test Centre
NCHM JEE 2018 Test Centre
Admit card of NCHM JEE 2018 will be available from third week of April onwards. Candidates will be required to download the hall ticket as the conducting institute will not sent it via post. They must check the NCHM JEE 2018 admit card carefully for all the entries made therein. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate should immediately be brought to the notice of JEE Cell in the council via email at [email protected]
A copy of NCHM JEE admit card 2018 duly self-attested has to be deposited with invigilator for his/her signature. It has to be kept safe and produced for appearing during counselling. Another copy is required to be retained at the examination centre.
Exam pattern of NCHM JEE 2018 comprises complete details about the joint entrance exam such as total number of questions, maximum marks, sections covered, language of question paper, etc. Check the key points below:
Time duration- NCHM JEE 2018 will be conducted for three hours.
Language of question paper- Question paper of NCHM JEE 2018 will be bilingual, i.e., in Hindi and English (except for English language).
Type of questions- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked in the entrance exam.
Marking scheme- One mark will be rewarded for each correct response under Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English Language components. 0.25 marks will be deducted for any wrong answer.
NCHMCT JEE 2018 Test Pattern
Number of questions
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude
Reasoning and Logical Deduction
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
Aptitude for Service Sector
NCHM JEE Result 2018
NCHMCT will declare the result of NCHM JEE 2018 in fourth week of May. Candidates, who have appeared for the entrance exam, can check the result in online mode only. They will be able to check the marks obtained. They will be shortlisted on the basis of the minimum qualifying marks criteria of NCHM JEE 2018. The seat allotment will be done on basis of NCHM JEE 2018 merit list prepared after the announcement of results.
NCHM JEE Cutoff 2018
NHCMCT, the exam conducting body, will determine the cutoff of NCHM JEE 2018 in the month of May. NCHM JEE 2018 cutoff will be decided on the basis of minimum qualifying marks criteria and rank obtained by the test-takers.
NCHM JEE Counselling 2018
National Informatics Centre (NIC), on behalf of National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT), will conduct three rounds of NCHM JEE 2018 counselling on the basis of candidates’ merit in the entrance exam. Online registration and choice filling before counselling procedure of NCHM JEE 2018 can be done from last week of May to second week of June. The counselling and seat allotment for admissions will comprise following steps-
Choice filling and locking
Online seat allotment
Reporting to reporting centres (RCs) after seat allocation and payment of fee
Withdrawal of allotted seat and refund rule
Spot round counselling
NCHM JEE Reservation Criteria 2018
Seats will be allocated to qualified and eligible candidates in accordance with the reservation criteria of NCHM JEE 2018. The reservation criteria is followed by all participating institutes for admissions. The NCHMCT JEE reservation criteria 2018 can be checked below:
NCHM JEE 2018 Reservation Criteria
OBC-Non Creamy Layer
1 seat in each participating institute
There are as many as 55 NCHM JEE 2018 participating institutes including centrally funded, state funded and private institutes that will offer a total of 8,124 seats in B.Sc. programmes. National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) will admit only those candidates, who will qualify NCHM JEE 2018 as per the minimum qualifying marks. Moreover, it reserves the right to add or reduce number of institutes and seats.
About B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration Programme
The three-year (six semester) professional course equip the students with the required skills and knowledge for effectively discharge responsibilities in the hospitality domain. It will include in-depth studies of food production, food & beverage service, front office operation, house keeping, etc.
NCHM JEE Selection Procedure 2018
NCHMCT will shortlist the candidates on basis of marks and ranks obtained by them in NCHM JEE 2018. A merit list will be prepared on basis of result of NCHM JEE 2018, and those securing higher marks will be ranked higher in the merit list.
Scope of Hospitality & Hotel Administration
Following are some of the career opportunities after completing the course-
Management trainee in hotel and allied hospitality industry
Management trainee/executive in international and national fast food chains
Kitchen management/housekeeping management positions
Flight kitchens and on-board flight services
Guest/customer relation executive in hotel and other service sectors
Hospital and institutional catering
Indian navy hospitality services
Multinational companies for their hospitality services
Faculty in hotel management/food craft institutes
Shipping and cruise lines
Marketing/sales executive in hotel and other service sectors
State tourism development corporations
Railway hospitality and catering services
Self-employment through entrepreneurship
*The article above is based on last year’s official notifications. It will be updated as soon as the official notifications are made for this year.
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