NCHM JEE 2014 Analysis by Career Launcher
Nafisa Khatoon, 08 Jan 2015, #NCHM JEE



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.

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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

Sub-Section

Number of questions

Reading Comprehension

15

Synonyms

5-6

Antonyms

5

Idioms

5-6

Spelling

5-6

FIB

5-6

Meaning of the Underlined Phrase

5-6

Spot the Error

5-6

Direct - Indirect speech

5

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

Sub-Section

Number of questions

Visual Reasoning

5-6

Series

3-4

Coding - Decoding

3-4

Analytical Reasoning 

5-6

Venn Diagram

4-5

Odd One Out

5

Direction

1-2

Blood Relation

1

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

Sub-Section

Number of questions

Number System         

1 - 2       

Ratio  

2 - 3       

Percentages

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       

Age    

1 - 2       

Algebra

1 - 2       

Biology

5             

Chemistry

5             

Physics

5

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

Sub-Section

Number of questions

History 

1             

Economy            

2

Sports  

1             

Awards

 3            

Books and Authors         

1             

Hotel and Tourism          

10-12    

Current Affairs 

10          

Miscellaneous

1-2

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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