NCHMCT JEE 2021 - Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus & Result

Last Modified on : 13 Jan 2022


With excellent career opportunities in India and abroad, Hotel Management has become one of the most sought-after courses among students. The Ministry of Tourism, 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 hospitality management. For admission to top hotel management institutes, candidates need to clear the national level entrance exam NCHMCT JEE. Here are the details for NCHMCT JEE 2021 exam.

Career Opportunities in Hotel management -

Many colleges in India offer hotel management and catering technology courses. But a student should prefer colleges that 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.

NCHMCT JEE 2021 Latest Updates –

  • Application Form Correction for NCHMCT JEE 2021 has been started from 7th to 11th July 2021.
  • The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the last date for the online application submission till 5th July 2021. Earlier, the last date was 10th May 2021.
  • The NCHMCT JEE 2021 application process started on 3rd February 2021.

Popular Hotel Management Entrance Exams - Every year, various entrance exams are conducted at the national and the state level for admission to Hotel Management courses. Some of the reputed entrance exams are –

  • BIT Mesra Hotel Management

The NCHMCT (National Council Hotel Management and Catering Technology) JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) is the national level hotel management entrance exam. 21 central institutes, 19 state-level institutes, 13 Private Hotel management colleges and one Public Sector Undertakings accept the score of this exam. We will be discussing various details related to the exam here in the article.

NCHM JEE 2021 - Quick Overview

Exam name

National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Exam (NCHM JEE)

Exam conducting authority

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Official website

Exam mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Type of Questions

Objective Type Questions

Duration of exam

3 hours

Negative Marking

0.25 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check here the official NCHMCT JEE 2021 revised schedule.

NCHM JEE 2021 Events

Important Dates

Avail Application form (online)

3rd February 2021

Last date to receive the application form

5th July 2021

Availability of application correction window

7th to 11th July 2021

Availability of admit card

To be announced

NCHM JEE 2021 Exam

12th June 2021

Result Announcement

To be announced

NCHMCT JEE Counselling 2021

To be announced

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

The National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) 2021 will be conducted by NTA on 12th June 2021. Below you can find comprehensive details about the examination pattern and syllabus.

Quick Review

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 about the service sector, there will be graded marking. It means the most appropriate answer will be given 1 mark, after that 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 an inappropriate answer.

Distribution of Questions -

The 200 Multiple Choice Questions are distributed as under:


Number of Questions

Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude


Reasoning and Logical Deduction


General Knowledge & Current Affairs


English Language


Aptitude for Service Sector




NCHMCT JEE 2021 Syllabus -

There is no syllabus prescribed by the NCHMCT. However, based on previous years papers, there are various books available in the market which comprises of the topics covered in the exam. Here are some of the important topics for each section.

Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude

Arithmetic, Number Systems, Square roots and Cube roots, Simplification, LCM and HCF, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Time and Distance, Work and Wages, Clocks & Calendar, etc.

Reasoning and Logical Deduction

Series, Analytical Reasoning, Linear Arrangement, Syllogism, Data Interpretation, Statements Conclusions, Problems based on Symmetry, Direction and Distance, Blood Relations, etc.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

Current Events, Currencies, Animals, Languages, Prizes and Award, Science and Technology, Famous Personalities, etc.

English Language

Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, One-word substitution, Sentence completion, Paragraph formation, Paragraph completion, Fill in the blanks, Spelling mistakes, etc.

Aptitude for Service Sector

Situation-based questions for testing intelligence and decision-making skills.

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2021 Eligibility

For appearing in the NCHMCT JEE 2021 examination, candidates must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • Should have passed 10+2 level of education from any recognised Central/State Board with English as one of the subjects.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examinations can also appear for NCHMCT JEE 2021. Such candidates are required to submit the proof of passing the qualifying examination latest by 30 September 2021.
  • The upper age limit for the exam as on 1 July 2021:
    • 22 years (born on or after 01 July 1998) – General and OBC
    • 25 years (born on or after 01 July 1995) – SC and ST
  • Upper age limit for physically challenged candidates as per the category they belong to.

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2021 Application Process

A candidate can get the application form online at the official website of the NTA NCHMCT JEE exam. The application forms will remain available till 05th July 2021. Here are the steps to be followed:

Steps to fill the NCHM JEE 2021 Application Form -

  • Visit the NCHMCT JEE official website and register for the exam by providing details such as email ID, mobile number, choosing a password, and a security question. On successful registration, an application number is generated.
  • Login using the application number and password to complete the remaining application form.
  • Upload the scanned images of the photograph and signature in JPEG/ JPG format. The photograph image must be between 10 to 200 KB and the signature image must be between 4 to 30 KB.
  • Make a payment of the application fee. The application fee can be paid by using a Debit/ Credit card/ Net banking/ e-challan.

NCHMCT JEE Application Fee

Category of  candidate

Application fee charged

General/ OBC

₹ 800


₹ 400

Note: The processing fee (as applicable) has to be paid by the candidates in addition to the application fee.

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2021 Application Correction Window

Candidates can make changes in their online NCHM JEE 2021 application form. The changes/ modifications can be made from 2nd to 8th June 2021. One must note that they need to pay an additional fee for making the changes through credit card, debit card, net banking, UPI, and PayTM.

How to apply for NCHMCT JEE correction window?

  • Visit the official website of NCHM JEE -
  • Click on the application correction link flashing on the homepage.
  • Complete the login procedure and make changes to your form.
  • Pay online fee and save changes.
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page and keep it safe.

Other Details

NCHMCT JEE 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download NCHM JEE 2021 admit card from the official website. The dates for downloading the admit card will be announced later. Candidates must download the hall ticket well before the exam to avoid the last-minute rush. Log-in details - application number and password - are required to access the admit card. Read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them.

Candidates are required to appear for the exam as per the date and timing mentioned on the admit card. “For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of tests for any reason, the NTA shall not be responsible for the conduct of re-test, under any circumstances,” states the official notification.

NCHMCT JEE 2021: Result Declaration & Counselling

NCHMCT JEE result 2021 will be declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA). NCHMCT JEE results will be declared via online mode only on the official website of the exam. Candidates can check their results online by entering their name and date of birth at the official portal. All India merit list is prepared as per the score of the candidates in the NCHMCT JEE written examination.

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

How To Download NCHM JEE 2021 Score Card Online

  • Visit the official website of NCHM JEE 2021.
  • Click on the tab ‘NCHM JEE 2021 - NTA Score Card’.
  • In the window that opens, enter the login details - application numbers, date of birth and security pin (captcha code).
  • Your NTA NCHM JEE 2021 Scorecard will appear on the screen.
  • Download and take a print of the scorecard.

The NTA NCHMCT JEE scorecards include details of the candidate such as name and roll number, marks scored in the entrance test, etc.


Click here to check the latest NCHMCT JEE 2021 Frequently Asked Questions.


Paritosh pathak
October 9, 2021
What is enrollment/registration number
Exams Planner
October 14, 2021
It will be mentioned on your admit card. Also, at the time of registration, it is sent to your email ID.
May 17, 2020
How can i get the application form now
Exams Planner
May 23, 2020
The application process is over.