NCHM JEE 2014 Analysis by Career Launcher
Updated on Jan 8, 2015 - 2:54 p.m. IST by Nafisa Khatoon

The National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance examination (NCHM JEE) is a national level written exam conducted on April 26, 2014 for admission into hospitality and hotel administration courses across the country. The offline test  was taken to offer admission to the 3-year B.Sc programme in hospitality and hotel administration at 21 Central and 16 State Government Institutes in India.

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NCHM JEE 2014 score is also accepted by 15 other private Institutes of Hotel Management.

For any doubts and queries students can call the NCHMCT JEE Exam 2014 Helpline at 011-40360360

Career Launcher has done a comprehensive analysis of the NCHM JEE 2014. The analysis will help the test takers to understand the difficulty level of the test and their individual performance.Careers360 brings you the analysis by Career Launcher.

Analysis by Career Launcher:

There were 200 questions in the paper with a total duration of 3 hours. There were five sections in all - English Language, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and Aptitude for Service Sector.

According to experts at Career Launcher, the overall level of difficulty of the test was easy to moderate. The paper had 4 sets and the sequence of questions differed from set to set.

The pattern of NCHM JEE 2014 is given below:


 Topic-wise level of difficulty




There were 4 given options for each question in the paper. In all the sections, except for the Service Aptitude Section, 1 mark was awarded for each correct answer while 0.25 marks were deducted for each incorrect one.

There was no negative marking for the section - ‘Aptitude for Service Sector’. The marking scheme of this section was different as there was no right or wrong answer. The answers in this section were graded from the most to the least appropriate one.

The marking scheme for ‘Aptitude for Service Sector’ was as follows:

1 mark was awarded for the most appropriate answer, 0.75 for the next best answer, 0.50 for the next choice and 0.25 for the least appropriate one.

Below is the break-up of the sections:

English Language

This section has most number of questions from vocabulary and grammar. In Vocabulary, there were questions on synonyms, antonyms, idioms, spelling, Fill in the blanks and Meaning of the underlined phrase.

In Grammar, there were questions on Spot the Error and Direct-Indirect Speech. Career Launcher experts say the questions were of moderate difficulty level. Unlike previous year, there were no questions on Para-Jumble.

There were 3 Reading Comprehension passages with 5 questions each. One of the passages was on the topic ship breaking industry and its effects on the environment'; the other passage was regarding education in management schools and the third passage was on the launch of Agni Missile- 5.


The table below shows the distribution of questions per sub-section


Number of questions

Reading Comprehension












Meaning of the Underlined Phrase


Spot the Error


Direct - Indirect speech


Following Infograph shows the difficulty level per sub-section 


Reasoning and Logical Deduction

According to Career Launcher, the difficulty level of this section was primarily moderate. A student could have attempted around 20 - 22 questions in 30 to 40 minutes. Majority of the questions in this section were from topics like Visual Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, Venn Diagram and Odd One Out. Most of the question in this section could be solved by applying basic logic.

 The table below shows the distribution of questions per sub-section


Number of questions

Visual Reasoning




Coding - Decoding


Analytical Reasoning 


Venn Diagram


Odd One Out




Blood Relation


Following Infograph shows the difficulty level per sub-section o


Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude

This section had 15 questions each on Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude. The questions in Numerical Ability section were from varied topics like Ratio, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Time, Speed and Distance and Time and Work. The questions on Scientific Aptitude required basic understanding of the subject. The overall level of difficulty of this section was moderate.

The table below shows the distribution of questions per sub-section


Number of questions

Number System         

1 - 2       


2 - 3       


1 - 2       

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

2 - 3       

Profit, loss and discount        

1 - 2       

Time, speed and distance       

2 - 3       

Time and work           

1 - 2       


1 - 2       


1 - 2       







Following Infograph shows the difficulty level per sub-section


General Knowledge and Current Affairs

This section was dominated by questions from Hotel and Tourism industry. Unlike previous year, there weren't many questions from static G.K. A student could have attempted around 22-24 questions.

The table below shows the distribution of questions per sub-section


Number of questions









Books and Authors         


Hotel and Tourism          


Current Affairs 




Following Infograph shows the difficulty level per sub-section


Aptitude for Service Sector

There were 50 questions in this section, whose level of difficulty was easy to moderate. There were no correct or incorrect answers. Majority of the questions were related to real life situations and work culture in service sector. Some questions in this section tested the personality traits of the students while a few tested their decision-making skills. There was no negative marking for this section.

Disclaimer: All information on cut-offs, analysis, answer key and scores are based on independent analysis and evaluation made by Career Launcher. We do not take responsibility for any decision that might be taken, based on this information.

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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


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!


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:-

I hope this helpful for you.

Best wishes!!

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

I hope it helps.


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.

I hope it helps


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
  • 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.

Good luck

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