Recent Updates About NCHMCT JEE 2018 Exam: Important Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result & Counseling

With good career opportunities in India and abroad, the Hotel management has become one of the most sought-after career among students. The Ministry of Tourism, in order to tap the boom in the hospitality sector is promoting courses in the hospitality sector. Even,the 5 Star hotels are offering Hotel management courses to provide training to students in the hospitality management.

Career Opportunities in Hotel management

Hotel management and the catering technology courses are offered by many colleges in India.But a student should prefer colleges which are approved by the AICTE/ UGC/ NCHMCT. After the completion of the course, one can become a Chef, Hotel Manager, Food, and Beverage manager etc.

Popular Entrance Exams

Every year, many entrance exams for Hotel management are conducted on the national and the state level. Some of the reputed entrance exams are – NCHMCT, AIMA UGAT, AIHMCT WAT, BIT Mesra Hotel Management, BVP CET etc.

TheNCHMCT (National Council Hotel Management and Catering Technology) JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) is the national level Hotel management entrance exam. This exam score is accepted by 21 central institutes, 19 state level institutes, 13 Private Hotel management colleges and one Public Sector Undertakings. 

Available Application Forms

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2018 Important Dates

About the NCHMCT JEE Exam


Exam Date (NCHMCT JEE 2018)

28 April 2018 (Saturday)

Avail Application form (online)

From 24 December 2017

Last date to receive the application form

11 April 2018

Availability of admit card

20 April 2018 (05:00PM onwards) to 28 April 2018

Result of JEE

3rd week of May 2018

Conduct of counselling

Last week of May and first week of June 2018

Start of academic session

25 July 2018

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

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About the Exam


Language of the exam

English and Hindi

Type of questions

Objective type questions

Total number of questions


Number of papers

There are 5 papers.

Name of Papers

The 5 papers are

  1. Numerical Aptitude and Analytical Aptitude
  2. General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  3. English language
  4. Reasoning and Logical Deductions
  5. Aptitude for Service Sector

Scheme of marking

1 mark will be given for each correct answer

Negative marking

0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

Marking Scheme for Paper 5 (Aptitude for Service Sector)

Graded marks*

Duration of exam

3 hours.

*Graded Marks – In the question paper, for questions pertaining to the service sector, there will be graded marking. It means the most appropriate answer will be given 1 mark, there after the second most appropriate answer will be given 0.75 marks and the third most appropriate response will be given 0.50 marks. 0.25 marks will be deducted for inappropriate answer.

Eligibility for NCHMCT JEE Exam 2018

For appearing in the NCHMCT JEE 2018 examination, candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • Should have passed 10+2 level of education from any recognized Central/State Board with English as one of the subjects.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear for JEE 2018. Such candidates are required to submit the proof of passing the qualifying examination latest by 30 September 2018.
  • The upper age limit for the exam as on 1 July 2018:
  • 22 years (born on or after 01 July 1996) – General and OBC
  • 25 years (born on or after 01 July 1993) – SC and ST
  • Upper age limit for physically challenged candidates as per the category they belong to.

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2018 Application Process

A candidate can get the application form either online or from any institute which is affiliated to the NCHMCT.

  • A candidate can apply online by visiting the official website of the NCHMCT.
  • While filling the application form, the candidates are instructed to –
    • Fill the Application form only in English.
    • A candidate should paste his/herre
    • A candidate should write his name,as mentioned in the class 10th certificate in the English capital letters.
    • A candidate should enter his/her date of birth as per the English calendar only.
    • cent photograph on the application form.
  • Do not make any mistake while filling the application form, a candidate will not be given any opportunity to correct the errors.
  • A candidate after filling the application form should submit it either by hand at the NCHMCT Noida office or they can also send it by the Registered Post/ Speed Post at -

"JEE CELL" National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, 
A-34, Sector 62, 
Noida – 201309.

  • A candidate should pay the application fee along with the application form.
  • He/she should enter details about the application fee on the application form.
  • The application fee is different for different categories of candidates.

  Application fee charged for online mode

Category of  candidate

Application fee charged

General/ OBC

₹ 800.


₹ 400.

Mode of Payment

  • The application fee can be paid by Net banking or Credit/ Debit Card.

Other Details

NCHMCT JEE 2018 Exam: Admit Card

Candidates can download their Admit Card from the official website of the NCHMCT JEE from 20 April to 28 April 2018. By entering their details like name, address, and date of birth, candidates can download their admit card. It should be noted that candidate should keep two copies of admit card at the examination center. One of the copies of the admit duly self attested should be submitted with the Invigilator for his signature. This admit card which is being signed by the Invigilator should be produced by the candidate before the counselling authority during the admission process. Another copy of the admit card would be submitted at the examination center.

NCHMCT JEE 2018 Exam: Result Declaration & Counselling

Candidates can see their results online by entering their name and date of birth in the 3rd week of May 2018. All India merit list is prepared as per the score of the candidates in the NCHMCT JEEwritten examination.

The successful candidates in the exam are called for counselling and for the allotment of seats. On the basis of the marks scored by the candidates and his choice for the college and course, a seat is allotted to them.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. When will the NCHMCT JEE 2018 Exam will be held?

The exam will be held on 28 April 2018.

Q. When one can avail the application form of the NCHMCT JEE 2018 Exam?

Candidates can avail application form from 24 December 2017 to 11 April 2018.

Q. How much is the application fee for the exam?

The General and OBC candidates are charged ₹800 application fee while the SC/ ST /PwD candidates are charged ₹ 400.

Q. Is there any reservation of seats in the exam?

Yes seats are reserved for certain category of candidates as per the government rules and regulations. For OBC candidates 27% seats are reserved, whereas for the SC and ST candidates 15% and 7.5 % seats are reserved.

Q. What is the criteria of eligibility for the exam?

The candidate should have done his 12th standard from any recognized University or Board. He should have done his 12th standard with English as one of the subject.

Q. What is age limit for the exam?

The upper age limit for the exam for General and OBC candidate is 22 years, whereas for the reserved category candidate it is 25 years.

Q. Is there any scheme of negative marking in the exam?

Yes there is scheme of negative marking in the exam. For every incorrect answer 0.25 marks is deducted.

Q. What is the nature of questions in the exam?

The question paper has objective type questions in the exam.

Q. Is there any system of graded marking in the NCHMCT JEE 2018 Exam?

Yes there is a system of graded marking for the Service sector in the question paper.

Q. What are the Papers for which the NCHMCT JEE 2018 Exam will be conducted?

The questions are asked from the 5 areas of subjects – Reasoning and Logical deductions, English language, Numerical Aptitude and Analytical abilities, General Knowledge and Current affairs and Aptitude for Service Sector.


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