About NCHM JEE 2020

National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct NCHMCT JEE 2020 on April 25, 2020 in computer-based mode. NTA has announced all the important dates for NCHMCT JEE 2020. NCHMCT JEE is a national level exam conducted once a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate courses in hospitality. Candidates can fill NCHMCT JEE application form from January 1 to March 20, 2020 in online mode.  Before filling the application form, candidates should check the eligibility criteria of NCHMCT JEE 2020 to ensure that they are eligible to appear for the exam. They can download NCHMCT JEE admit card  in online mode on April 7, 2020. The answer key will be released in first week of May 2020. Candidates can check the result for the same in online mode by May 15, 2020. NCHMCT has at least 71 participating institutes that offer admission to candidates based on their performance in NCHMCT JEE. The participating institute includes 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 24 Private Institutes of Hotel Management, 25 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management and 01Public Sector Undertaking. In 2019, a total number of candidates registered for the exam was 30, 722 at 100 centres in 49 cities of 27 states/UTs. Around 25473 candidates appeared for the exam.

NCHM JEE 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination
Short Exam Name NCHM JEE
Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 900 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Online
Mode of Counselling Online / Offline
Participating Colleges 42
Exam Duration 3 Hours

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NCHM JEE 2020 Important Dates

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Upcoming Dates and Events

01 Jan, 2020 - 29 Feb, 2020

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

07 Apr, 2020

Admit Card | Mode: Online

25 Apr, 2020

Exam | Mode: Online

15 May, 2020

Result | Mode: Online

Checking NCHMCT JEE 2020 is important for candidates before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria of NCHMCT JEE 2020 specifies the academic details, age limit and the information related to a qualifying exam that candidates must fulfill.

NIFT Eligibility Criteria

Qualifying ExamAge LimitPhysical Fitness
  • Pass in Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional). 
  • Candidates who will be appearing in Class 12 exam in 2020, they can also appear for NCHM JEE entrance exam. They, however, will have to submit the proof that they have passed the qualifying exam by September 30, 2020, otherwise, their candidature will be cancelled.
For students applying under General and OBC categories, the upper age limit is 25 years as on the year of the admission. In the case of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe, the upper age limit is 28 years as on the year of admission. Candidates have to provide a physical fitness certificate from a recognised medical practitioner.

Mode of Application : Online

The application form for NCHMCT JEE 2020 will be available from January 1  and the last date for submission of form will be February 29. Candidates must fill the online form and pay a registration fee of Rs 800 (General and OBC) and Rs 400 for SC/ST/PwD/Transgender. The options through which application fee can be paid are debit and credit card. 

Steps to Fill NCHMCT 2020 Application Form

The complete steps to fill NCHMCT JEE application form 2020 are given below: 

Step 1 - Visit the official website of NCHMCT JEE (ntanchm.nic.in)

Step 1 - Click on 'NCHM JEE 2020 form' tab

Step 2 - Candidates have to register themselves

Step 3 -They have to login and fill rest of the details in the application form

Step 4 - Upload scanned image of signature and photograph as per the specifications specified

Step 5 - Make the payment of NCHMCT JEE application form

Step 6 - Click on ‘Submit’ button after filling all the information

Step 7 - Take a printout of the same and keep it for future reference

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
ST, SC PWD Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 450
OBC, General Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 900

NCHM JEE 2020 Syllabus

Numerical ability and analytical aptitude

Reasoning and logical deduction

General knowledge and current affairs

English language

Aptitude for service sector

NCHMCT JEE 2020 is a computer based exam of 3 hours which can be given in Hindi or English. NCHMCT JEE 2020 consists of 200 multiple choice questions in the subjects given below in the table.  Each correct answer under 1,2,3, 4 and 5 subject carries four marks while for every incorrect answer 1 mark will be deducted. Candidates have to answer multiple types of questions. 

S.No.SubjectNo. of Questions
1Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude
2Reasoning and Logical Deduction
3General Knowledge and Current Affairs
4English Language
5Aptitude for Service Sector


Candidates who will fill the application and whose application form will be accepted can download admit card of NCHMCT JEE 2020 on April 7, 2020. It is to be noted that the authorities will not send the admit card through post. Candidates. All the details of the NCHMCT JEE admit card must be verified by the student and if there is any discrepancy, it should be immediately brought to the notice of the authorities. Aspirants have to carry the admit card to the exam centre, along with a valid identity proof. 

What are the steps to download NCHMCT JEE admit card? 

Step 1 - Visit the official website of NCHMCT (nchm.nic.in)

Step 2 - Click on ‘NCHM JEE 2020 admit card’ tab.

Step 3 - Students have to enter application number, date of birth and the password

Step 4 - Enter the security pin

Step 5 - Click on ‘Submit’ button

Step 6 - NCHMCT JEE 2020 admit card will appear on the screen

NCHM JEE 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Muzaffarpur
Chhattisgarh Bhilai
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Panaji
Gujarat Surat
Haryana Gurugram
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Jamshedpur
Karnataka Bengaluru
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Gwalior
Maharashtra Mumbai
Navi Mumbai
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Rajasthan Jaipur
Tamil Nadu Madurai
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Greater Noida
West Bengal Kolkata
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Punjab Ludhiana
Uttarakhand Roorkee

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Voter Id card

The National Testing Agency will release the answer key for NCHMCT JEE 2020 in first week of May. Candidates can challenge NCHMCT JEE 2020 answer key till first week of May.  Candidates will have to provide adequate proof and pay the processing fee of Rs 1000 per question that they would challenge.The answer key of NCHMCT JEE 2020 will contain the responses of the questions that will be  asked in the entrance exam. It will also indicate the marks that are awarded for every right answer and are deducted for every wrong answer.

42 Colleges Accepting Admission
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Candidates who will appear for NCHMCT JEE 2020 can check their results in online mode. The result of NCHMCT JEE 2020 will be declared on May 15, 2020. Candidates can view their scores in the result secured by them.  They will be shortlisted based on the qualifying marks criteria specified by NTA. The qualified candidates in NCHMCT JEE 2020  will be called for counselling and seat allocation.

What are the steps to check NCHMCT JEE Result 2020? 

Step 1 - Visit the official website of NCHMCT JEE (ntanchm.nic.in)

Step 2 - Click on 'NCHM JEE 2020- NTA Score'

Step 3 - Click on 'View NCHM JEE 2020 - NTA Score'

Step 4 - Enter roll number, application number, date of birth and security pin

Step 5 - Click on ‘sign in’ tab 

Step 6 - Check the result and download the same. 

NCHM JEE 2020 cutoff is the minimum marks that candidates have to secure to be eligible for admission. National Council For Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) will release the NCHMCT JEE 2020 cutoff in the fourth week of May. The cutoff will be different for the various participating institutes, which will be released soon after declaration of the result. Selection of the candidate will be based on his/her rank i.e. marks scored by candidate in NCHMCT JEE 2020. Cut off for each category of NCHMCT 2020 which is opening and closing ranks for participating institutes will be announced by  NCHMCT for the participating colleges. Admissions to more than 8,000 undergraduate hotel management seats will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in the NCHMCT JEE 2020.  Some of the parameters that are taken into account for the preparation of NCHMCT JEE cutoff are:

  • Difficulty level of the entrance exam

  • Total number of candidates appeared for NCHMCT JEE entrance exam

  • Past years cutoff trend

  • Total number of available seats.


Candidates can check NCHMCT JEE 2019 cut off for all the institutes below to get an idea. 

NCHMCT JEE Cutoff 2019

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1.First RoundDownload Here
2.Second RoundDownload Here
3.Third RoundDownload Here

Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

NCHMCT will conduct NCHMCT JEE 2020 counselling in fourth week of May. The counselling will be conducted in three rounds. Candidates will be allotted seats based on their rank, category and choice of the institutes. At the time of counselling, canThe third stage of the admission process of AIEED 2020 is Video, Portfolio and Personal Interaction. Total time duration for this section will be 30 minutes for a total of 200 marks. Qdidates will have to carry the requisite original documents for verification purpose. After verification of documents by the university, the allotment of the seat takes place. The steps that candidates have to undergo at the time of counselling are checking candidates’ eligibility, document verification, depositing counselling and first-semester fee, along with choosing institutes as available at the time of NCHMCT counselling depending on their All India Rank (AIR).   Candidates have to follow these steps that are given below at the time of counselling and seat allotment.

Step 1 - Register online for NCHMCT JEE 2020 counselling

Step 2 - Choice filling and locking

Step 3 - Seat allotment in online mode

Step 4 - Report to the allotted institute

Step 5 - Payment of admission fees at the allotted institute

Step 6 - Withdrawal of seat

Step 7 - Refund of admission fee according to rules and regulations

Step 8 - Spot round counselling for NCHMCT JEE 2020

NCHM JEE 2020 Selection Process

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the rank they will secure in the entrance exam. Also, the merit list of NCHMCT JEE 2020 will be prepared based on the rank secured by candidates. Aspirants must note that those who will score more marks will be placed high on the rank list.The authorities will release the result for NCHM JEE 2020 seat allotment for the first round in second week of June while the result for the third and final round will be announced in first week of July 2020. 

NCHM JEE 2020 Counselling Centers

State City
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Delhi New Delhi
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Hajipur
Telangana Hyderabad
Rajasthan Jaipur
West Bengal Kolkata
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Maharashtra Mumbai City
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
Uttarakhand Dehradun

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: What is the last date to fill the NCHMCT JEE 2020 application form?


The last date to register and fill the application form online is March 20, 2020.

Question: Is there any age limit criteria while appearing for NCHM JEE 2020?


Yes there is a specific criteria for age limit while appearing for NCHM JEE.For students applying under General and OBC categories, the upper age limit is 25 years as on the year of the admission. In the case of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe, the upper age limit is 28 years as on the year of admission.

Question: What is the application form fee of NCHM JEE?


 Candidates can fill the online form by paying a registration fee of Rs 900 (General and OBC) and Rs 450 for SC/ST/PwD/Transgender. The options through which application fee can be paid are debit and credit card.

Question: What is the mode of conduct of the exam?


NCHM JEE 2020 will be of three hours duration and will be conducted in an online mode i.e. a computer based test.

Question: What are the different sections from which questions will be asked in NCHM JEE 2020?


The different sections on which a candidate will be tested are- Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, English Language, Aptitude for Service Sector.

Questions related to NCHM JEE

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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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