NCHM JEE 2013 Topper Lisa Sunny shares tips to ace the exam
Nafisa Khatoon, 08 Jan 2015, #NCHM JEE



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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Are there any other enterance exams than NCHM JEE for hotel management? are CET and CAT exams for hotel management ? THANKYOU!

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 31st Oct, 2019
Hello.
no CET exam is not for hotel management course this is MAH HM CET exam which is for hotel management score and if talking about CAT exam so this exam is for all management related course so,  this is also for hotel management course.
List of some top hotel management entrance exams is given the link:
https://hospitality.careers360.com/articles/top-hotel-management-entrance-exams
Best of luck.
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which colleges conduct this exam?

Yash Dev Student Expert 20th Oct, 2019
Hello student nchmjee is conducted by NTA its a national level exam to take admission in two undergraduate courses - B.Sc. in Hospitality & Hotel Administration(Generic or Specialization). NCHMCT,
Application form will be available from 1jan 2020to 28 February 2020.
Eligibility criteria is pass in senior secondary school (+2)with English as a mandatory subject.

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt
Good luck
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when the result of NCHMCT JEE of year 2020 will be declared? and where can we find it ? what is the passing score ?

_Abhishek_Vatsya Student Expert 17th Oct, 2019

Hey!There

Registration for NCHMJEE 2020 will starts from 1st January 2020 and EXAMINATION will happens on April 25..And results will be declared on 10 may 2020 in online mode..You can check your result by entering roll number, application Number, date of birth and security number..

Ask if any query..

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i m currently purcuing BA(english) .can i apply for this.

Manisha Gupta Expert 7th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

As per the Eligibility, To apply for NCHMCT JEE, the upper age limit is 25 years as on 01.07.2020 for General and OBC category, If you meet this criteria & other eligibility then you can apply for the exam. To check the further eligibility you can go through with the given below link.

https://hospitality.careers360.com/articles/nchmct-jee-eligibility-criteria

Good Luck!



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how to prepare for nchmct jee plz suggest good books for it

Aditya kumar Student Expert 7th Oct, 2019
Hello there!

Greetings!

Top books for nchmct jee is given below :-

For ENGLISH LANGUAGE SECTION :-

Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi

English From Plinth to Paramount (Vol-1 and 2) by Neetu Singh

Arihant General English for all Competitive Examinations (English) by Hari Mohan Prashad

High School English Grammar & Composition Revised Edition (English) 1st Edition by Wren and Martin

For GK & SCIENTIFIC APTITUDE SECTION "-

Pratiyogita Darpan

Manorama Yearbook

General Awareness by Manohar Panday

Lucents GK

Pearson India Yearbook

Arihant General Knowledge

Competition Review Yearbook

For NUMERICAL ABILITY AND ANALYTICAL APTITUDE SECTION :-

30 days wonder for Maths by
S Chand

Quantitative Aptitude by N.K.Singh


Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal

For REASONING AND LOGICAL DEDUCTION SECTION "-

Quantitative Aptitude Question Papers for Banks and others Govt. entrance exam by MK Pandey

Verbal Reasoning Book by R S Agarwal

501 Challenging Logical reasoning Practice Book

Quantitative Aptitude ebook (ALL Parts Solved) by R S Agarwal

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwali and InduSijwali

PREPARATION TIP:-

Create a Time-Table and religiously follow it .Your time table should be such that it allows you to study, revise and practice each day and allow for short breaks in this timetable.Your time table should be timed such that you study the difficult topics multiple times and practice more number of questions and convert the difficult topics to easy ones.  Read Newspaper Daily .Revise Regularly.Solve Previous Year Papers & Practice Mock Test.


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