NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Preparation Strategy
Updated on Feb 7, 2020 - 3:15 p.m. IST by Prerna Goel

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Preparation Strategy: Candidates preparing for hotel management entrance exam must know the essential NCHMCT JEE 2020 exam preparation strategy so that they can crack this national level entrance exam. National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE - 2020) in computer based mode for admission to the B.Sc. Course in Hospitality and Hotel Administration (B.Sc. HHA). Preparing well for exams is the key to success but contriving the appropriate strategy is what helps you in climbing this success ladder. Fabricating yourself with a right set of strategies for the exam tests you in a wide range of areas and makes it easier to hatch you with good marks to clear the cut-off. Hence it is indispensable for the candidates to formulate an effective strategy while preparing for NCHM JEE. They must attain as much information as they can about the NCHM JEE syllabus and NCHM JEE exam pattern 2020 so that they can devise proper exam preparation strategy while preparing and on the D-day.

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NCHM JEE Exam Pattern 2020

In order to check the exam preparation strategy of NCHMCT JEE 2020, it is crucial for the candidates to know the exam pattern and the various sections and topics from which the questions are asked. Candidates must know the total number of questions asked, the marking scheme of the paper and the weightage that each section carries.

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NCHM JEE 2020 Exam Pattern


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Numerical ability and Analytical aptitude



Reasoning and logical deduction



English language



General knowledge and current affairs



Aptitude for Service sector




Entrance Exam NCHMCT JEE 2020 Strategy

In addition to common tips and strategies for NCHMCT JEE 2020, the section wise preparation strategies given below will help the aspirants to have a peek into the NCHMCT JEE 2020 exam strategy. You will surely be able to score the desired marks to procure a seat in the NCHMCT JEE participating colleges. Here are the strategies that candidates can look up to before the exam and during the exam time.


Focus on revision not relearning

It is necessary for the candidates to create an overview of themes and topics. Keeping apropos notes on tap can help in saving the time that you will put just before a few days of the examination. You can quickly go through them and make your study sessions more prolific.

Sample papers and mock tests are your guardian angel

One of the pronounced exam strategies for NCHMCT JEE 2020 is to solve the sample papers and mock tests on a regular basis. You will get to know the type of questions asked in the exam and how to solve them within the time constraint.Check sample papers of NCHMCT JEE here.

Decode the numerical information

Numerical aptitude questions are not the same as your maths questions. Of course they do involve calculations but they do not require you to have knowledge of uncommon formulas and theories. All you need is effective analysis of questions and not to use calculators instead use your mental arithmetic. This will increase your speed of solving the questions during the exam.The books you can refer to are-Quantitative aptitude by RS Aggarwal and NK Singh, 30 days Wonder Maths by S Chand.

Logical reasoning test: What to focus on

Logical reasoning mostly feature non-verbal content in which the candidates need to interpret the numbers, patterns and manipulate the shape of the figures. Questions will be based on topics such as counting of figures, blood relations, mathematical operations & reasoning, completion of figures and series, Venn diagrams, data interpretation, data sufficiency etc. Thus maintain consistency in your preparation. The books that can come to your rescue are- A modern approach to Verbal and non-verbal reasoning by RS Aggarwal.

Work on your grammatical skills

The NCHM JEE 2020 English section comprises 60 questions. Good reading skills along with good vocabulary and proper grammar usage will help you secure good marks in this section. Hence you need to strengthen your hold on grammatical concepts. Some of the books to prepare from are Wren and Martin, Tata Mcgraw Hill’s Edition, Pearson’s English.

Preparation strategy for service sector aptitude:

Aptitude for the service sector requires no real preparation. This section is all about evaluating candidate’s interpersonal skills. This question consists of 50 questions. You can solve the free online aptitude service sector tests available online. In spite of that on the spot logical thinking will help you in cracking this examination.

Preparation tips for General Knowledge and Current affairs:

Solve as many quizzes as possible. Develop a habit of reading the newspaper daily.Keep yourself updated on the recent happenings at the global level through magazines and newspapers. Subscribe to online alerts on your phone. In this way you can score good marks in this section.

During NCHMCT JEE Exam

Attempt the questions you know first

Solving the questions that you know first is one of the important techniques in releasing you of your stress and boosting the confidence while you undertake the exam. In this way you can answer the maximum questions correctly in the stipulated time.

Allocate time proportionally to each section

Time management is not only refrained from exams but in real life as well. It is one of the important steps 9 in the success ladder. In exams, difficult questions are deliberately put in a strategic manner to test your art of managing time. It is better to avoid them at first and attempt later. Try not to spend more than two minutes on one question.

Read instructions carefully

Before you start answering the questions, scan the instructions thoroughly. Look for whether the NCHM JEE has negative marking or not. Then answer the questions accordingly. We all have a habit of overlooking the instructions and jumping directly to the question paper. But this habit can sometimes make us miss some essential guidelines or the newly introduced pattern to be followed.

Thus in order to make it to the rank cut-off for the exam, these exam strategies for NCHMCT JEE 2020 if inculcated in your plans can prove to be fruitful. The difficulty level of NCHM JEE exam is not too high and following a proper set of study plan can help candidates in scoring high.

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what ranking we need to select in IHM.

prerna vats 10th Feb, 2020

Hello dear student !

IHM is one of the renowned institutes of India. The ranking you need to get selected in IHM depends on your category (General /OBC/SC/ST) . If you comes under General catagory, then you need to secure a rank between 15-400 for best colleges which basically includes IHM Mumbai, Banglore and Pusa. If you are from OBC catagory, then you can get admission with rank till 1800 for Pusa , 5000 for Mumbai as well as 9000 for IHM Banglore. Rest the cut off changes every year.

Hope this will help you


Can I give nchm jee exams after hsc

Manisha Gupta Expert 1st Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

NCHMCT JEE is a national level exam conducted once a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the admission to undergraduate courses in hospitality. As per the eligibility, You should be passed in Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional).

The Upper age limit is 25 years as on 01.07.2020 as general and OBC Category. You can check the further eligibility to go through with the given below link.

Good Luck!


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:-

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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.

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