NCHMCT JEE 2019 Exam: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility and Syllabus, Result


With excellent career opportunities in India and abroad, the Hotel management has become one of the most sought-after careers 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 the hospitality management.

Career Opportunities in Hotel management

Many colleges in India offer hotel management and the catering technology courses. 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.

NCHMCT JEE Latest Updates NTA has released the admit cards for the NCHM JEE 2019 examination. Candidates can download the same from the official website The exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on 27th April 2019. The registration process has ended on 25th March 2019.

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. 21 central institutes accept this exam score, 19 state level institutes, 13 Private Hotel management colleges and one Public Sector Undertakings.

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2019 Important Dates


Important Dates

Exam Date (NCHMCT JEE 2018)

27th April 2019 (Saturday)

Avail Application form (online)

15th January 2019

Last date to receive the application form

15th March 2019

Last date of uploading scanned images of Photograph and Signature

16th March 2019

Availability of admit card

3rd April 2019

Display of Answer Key and Response

Yet to be announced

Result of JEE

By 15th May 2019

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2019 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 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.

NCHMCT JEE Exam 2019 Eligibility

For appearing in the NCHMCT JEE 2018 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 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 2019 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/her photograph on the application form.
    • 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.
  • Do not make any mistake while filling the application form; a candidate will not be given an 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 NCHMCT JEE Admit Card from the official website of the NTA NCHM from 3rd April 2019 onwards. Candidates must download the hall ticket well before the exam to avoid last minute rush. Log-in details - application number and password - are required ti 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 2018 Exam: Result Declaration & Counselling

Candidates can see their results online by entering their name and date of birth by 15th May 2019. All India merit list is prepared as per the score of the candidates in the NCHMCT JEE written examination.

The successful candidates in the exam are called for counselling and 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.

NCHMCT JEE 2019 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. When will the NCHMCT JEE 2019 Exam be held?

The exam will be held on 27th April 2019.

Q. When one can avail the application form of the NCHMCT JEE 2019 Exam?

The application forms were available from 15th January to 25th March 2019.

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

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

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

Yes, seats are reserved for a 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 respectively.

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

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

Q. What is the age limit for the exam?

The upper age limit for the exam for General and OBC candidate is 25 years, whereas for the reserved category candidate it is 28 years.

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

Yes, there is a scheme of negative marking in the exam. For every incorrect answer, 1 mark is deducted.

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

The question paper has objective type questions.

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 Ability and Analytical Aptitude, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, and Aptitude for Service Sector.