NCHM JEE 2013 Topper Lisa Sunny shares tips to ace the exam
Updated on Jan 8, 2015 - 2:59 p.m. IST by Nafisa Khatoon
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Lisa Sunny, who is pursuing B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration, a three years course, from IHM Hyderabad believes that it is important to score high marks in the NCHM JEE exam. Obtaining high score increases prospects of candidates to secure admission at top hotel management institutes as the NCHM JEE score is the only criterion for admission.

 

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Lisa Sunny, who obtained 1013 rank in NCHM JEE 2013 shares smart ways of self study through which candidates can secure good marks. The IHM Hyderabad student guides NCHM JEE 2014 aspirants to focus on English Language section as the section carries maximum marks and shares tips on how to ace exam preparation for the same section. Further, she discusses preparation strategy and tips for four remaining sections namely- Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, General Language and Current Affairs, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, Aptitude for Service Sector.

The national level hotel management entrance examination NCHMCT JEE is a gateway to secure admission at 35 Institutes of Hotel Management located in different states (including 21 Central Institutes and 14 State Government Institutes) and 15 other private institutes for hotel management.

In an interview with Careers360, Lisa Sunny talks on importance on preparing and performing well in English language section as it carries maximum number of questions, i.e., 60.  The total mark carried by the section is 60 marks.  Besides, sharing how to enhance exam preparation with the aid of self study, she shares her time management strategy for NCH JEE written exam.

Read the interview below.

Careers360: Please share your valuable exam preparation tips for English Language section.

Lisa Sunny: It is easy to crack NCHM JEE. But, it is easier to crack the exam with high marks, provided candidates plan exam preparation strategy in right direction and target sections which carry maximum marks/questions. As English language section is highest scoring section (with 60 questions/marks) than other three sections carries 30 marks each, candidates are advised to attempt correctly all questions from English section. Below listed are a few simple tips to ace NCHM exam preparation -

  • 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.

Careers360: How should NCHM JEE aspirants prepare for other 3 sections?

Though English section carries the maximum weightage, you must score well in other sections too so that your score doesn’t get skewed. Following are preparation tips for other three sections- 

For Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude section

  • 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.
  • If you have been out of touch with Mathematic subject then you should practice calculations and approximation techniques.

For General Language and Current Affairs section

  • Read current affairs regularly to prepare for general knowledge section.
  • Don’t limit your general knowledge preparation to only 1 year as older important events may also be asked.
  • Read newspaper on daily basis.
  • For the general knowledge and current affairs section read Manorama Yearbook.

For Aptitude for Service Sector section

  • Aptitude for Service sector requires no real preparation, on the spot logical thinking will help you clear the section.
  • If you are not sure of a question in any topic apart from aptitude for service sector then skip as negative marking scheme is applicable.
  • If you are not sure of a question in any topic apart from aptitude for service sector then skip as negative marks are applicable.
  • Attempt ALL questions in aptitude for service sector as even the wrong answer will score you +0.25 marks.

Careers360: How important is coaching for the NCHMJEE preparation? If some aspirant can't afford to take coaching, in what way he/she must prepare for the NCHMCT JEE Exam?

Lisa Sunny: It’s a personal choice of candidates. If a candidate feels that he/she would need to attend coaching classes for the entrance exams - then they should enroll with a coaching class/institute. Candidates, whose exam preparation is not dependent on coaching classes, are advised to read hotel management guide books or preparation books available in the market.

Careers360: What was your time management strategy during the exam day? How did you manage it among the different sections of the paper?

Lisa Sunny: I allotted 45 minutes each for sections-Numerical ability and scientific aptitude and English language and for the rest of the sections 30 minutes each. I knew I had to answer quick otherwise I would fall short of time in the  end , but with this strategy I easily had 20 minutes of revision time as well.

Careers360: What were your strong and weak areas? How did you tackle your weakness?

Lisa Sunny: Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude section were my weak areas. To tackle the weaknessrevised my class 1oth mathematics and science textbooks. My father Col. Sunny Kurian M also played a supportive role to strengthen my weakness by helping me solving puzzles and numerical.

Careers360: Share some light on exam preparation strategy adopted by you.

Lisa Sunny:  A month before the exam I started practicing question papers and exercises from a hotel management entrance guide from noted publications.

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which are the best colleges of hotel management in Delhi?what are the best books for nchmct exam??

Ritisha Kothari 17th Jan, 2020

Hey!

Best colleges for HM in Delhi/NCR are:

  1. Institute of Hotel Management, Catering and Nutrition
  2. Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and catering technology
  3. IIHM - International Institute of Hotel Management

Candidates appearing in NCHMCT for securing admission in Hotel Management courses must study from the best NCHMCT JEE books for their entrance exam preparation.


Books for English Language Section:

  • High School English Grammar & Composition Revised Edition (English) 1st Edition by Wren and Martin
  • English – From Plinth to Paramount (Vol-1 and 2) by Neetu Singh
  • Pearson’s English

Books for General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude Section:

  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Manorama Yearbook
  • Pearson India Yearbook
  • General Awareness by Manohar Panday

Books for Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude Section:

  • Quantitative Aptitude by N.K.Singh
  • Quantitative Aptitude by RS AGGARWAL

Books for Reasoning and Logical Deduction Section:

  • Verbal Reasoning Book by R S Agarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude Question Papers for Banks and others Govt. entrance exam by MK Pandey

Some of the other books that candidates can consider for NCHMCT JEE 2020 preparation are:

  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide by Gladvin Rego

  • Arihant Study Package for Hotel Management and Hospitality Administration

  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide By Jawahar Book Centre

  • How to Prepare For the Hotel Management Entrance Examination by Thorpe


Hope this helps!


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Application date for nchm 2020

Indrajit Gupta 16th Jan, 2020
Hello abhisht,

Hope you doing well!

The application form of NCHMCT JEE is already released on 1 January 2020. The last date to submit application form is 20 March 2020. The entrance exam will be held on 25 April 2020.

For further details about query, please kindly check below the mentioned link:-

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nchm jee exam of hotel management apply

NAVNEET PANDEY 12th Jan, 2020

Hello sayali

NCHM JEE exam is for hotel management and hospitality students, if you pass this exam you can get admission in top hotel management and hospitality colleges of India.

Registration for NCHM JEE 2020 already started from 1 January 2020 and the last date for registration is 29 February 2020.

Admit card will be available on 7 April 2020.

You can get all the information through this link

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NCHM JEE Preparation and NCHM colleges in Maharashtra

NAVNEET PANDEY 11th Jan, 2020

Hello Ritesh.

NCHM JEE is for hospitality and hotel management, you need to focus on your English and general knowledge.

For aptitude for service section questions are very objective and you need to think and analysing objectively.

Prepare through mock test and previous year question papers,you will get the idea of pattern and the topics of the question papers which will give you advantage.

There are many colleges for NCHM in Maharashtra

  1. Apeejay institute of hospitality.
  2. Kohinoor international management institute.
  3. International institute of hotel management.
  4. BVCHTMS

I hope it helps

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how can i apply for the form of NCHM-JEE

Aditya kumar Student Expert 4th Jan, 2020
Hi Ishika

Follow the below steps to fill the application form of NCHMCT JEE:-

  • First of all go through the official website of NCHMCT JEE i.e ntanchm.nic.in
  • Then , click on NCHM JEE 2020 form tab . Now you will have to register yourself and note down the system generated application number .
  • Now you will have to login again and fill rest of the details in the application form
  • After that you need to upload scanned image of your signature and photograph
  • And now , you will have to make the payment of NCHMCT JEE application form and click on submit button after filling all the information
  • Finally you should take print the out of the application form of NCHMCT JEE.

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