NCHMCT JEE 2020 Section-wise Preparation Tips
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 - 10:27 a.m. IST by Prerna Goel

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Section-wise Preparation Tips: Aspirants who are seeking to clear the NCHM JEE entrance exam must know the NCHMCT JEE section wise preparation tips for 2020. Global growth in the hospitality industry has opened up innumerable career opportunities as a result of which more students are found interested in hospitality and other related service sectors. NCHMCT centrally runs and regulates programmes for Bsc. (HHA) and ten other more structured courses of study that are imparted at the affiliated 25 State government, 21 Central Institutes, 01 Public sector undertaking and 24 Private institutes of hotel management. The entrance exam of NCHM JEE will be conducted on April 25, 2020. It is very important to have a right set of preparation tips and tactics for each section to crack the exam. Getting an exceptional score in NCHM JEE can ensure your place in the top IHM’s and various other top level colleges but preparing for them can be a knackering task. So in order to help with your preparation, here are some of the NCHMCT JEE 2020 section-wise preparation tips.

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NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern 2020

Having an insight into the exam pattern of NCHMCT JEE 2020 is necessary for the candidates before preparing for the entrance examination. This will give an idea about the type of question asked, weightage of each section and the marking scheme. The paper will be conducted in a computer based mode(CBT). The table below provides the details regarding the 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




NCHMCT JEE Section wise Preparation Tips for 2020

In order to clear the NCHM JEE 2020 entrance exam, candidates must know the NCHM JEE 2020 syllabus beforehand to draw a clear cut strategy for preparation of the exam. Besides knowing the error-free syllabus, candidates must also solve the previous year’s sample papers to identify their weak areas and work on them.

NCHMCT JEE Preparation Tips for Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude:

This section carries 30 marks. To prepare for this section ,study basic concepts from NCERT Class 10 books. Work on simple mathematical solutions and approximation techniques. Some of the important topics to focus are number theory, Number Systems, Cube roots, Square roots, Fractions and Decimals, HCF and LCM, Simplification, Variation,Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Logarithms, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Mensuration and Geometry, Time and work, wages, Age Questions, Clocks & Calendar, Speed, Time and Distance, Pipes and Cistern.

Preparation Books for Numerical Ability & Analytics Aptitude -

  • Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal

  • Quantitative Aptitude by NK Singh

  • 30 Days Wonder Maths by S Chand

NCHMCT JEE Preparation Tips for Reasoning and Logical Deductions:

This section also carries 30 marks. It is advisable to solve this section at last because of the predicted difficulty level of this section according to the previous year question papers. The only way to ace this section is practice and practice more focusing more on topics like puzzles, directions and distance, syllogisms, statement conclusions, seating arrangements and analytical reasoning.

Preparation Books for Reasoning and Logical Deduction-

  • A modern approach to Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning by RS Aggarwal

  • 501 Challenging Logical Reasoning Practice Book

NCHMCT JEE Preparation Tips for English Language:

This section carries maximum marks out of all the sections i.e. 60 marks. In order to polish your vocabulary and grammar skills, read newspaper daily.Pay attention to spellings and note down the new words for better grasp in order to enhance your vocabulary. Some of the important topics are Idioms and phrases, Synonyms and antonyms, sentence correction, parajumbles, cloze test,one word substitution.

Preparation Books for English Language-

  • Tata Mcgraw Hill

  • Wren and Martin

  • Arihant General English for all Competitive exams

NCHMCT JEE Preparation Tips for General knowledge and Current Affairs:

Questions for 30 marks are asked from this section in the entrance examination. Don't limit your general knowledge to just the last 6 months. You can refer to the Manorama yearbook, Pratiyogita Darpan also for having a better hold of general knowledge. Apart from this the mandatory requirement while preparation is, for you to read the newspaper daily, as it will help you in keeping informed about the latest events.

Preparation Books for General Knowledge and Current Affairs-

  • Lucent’s GK

  • Manorama Yearbook 2020

  • Pratiyogita Darpan

  • Subscribe to online alerts

NCHMCT JEE Preparation Tips for Service Sector Aptitude Section:

After the English language section, this is the section which carries higher marks. The section is of 50 marks. In this section you are tested more on your personal judgements. You will be given a situation and the options which you have to mark accordingly. Questions will be based on the hospitality sector so you must have a sound knowledge of the domain. Reading hospitality magazines like Outlook Traveller, Destination India can come to your rescue.

Preparation Books for Service Sector Aptitude Section-

  • Hotel Management Entrance exam Guide by Gladvin Rego

  • R Gupta’s book for Hotel Management

  • Hotel Management Entrance exam guide by Dr. RP Datason

Thus the final stage of NCHMCT JEE preparation tips includes solving the mock tests and previous years sample papers. Doing so will give you the even idea of time management strategy for attempting the question paper.

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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:-

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.

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