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NCHMCT JEE Expected Cutoff 2022

RupsaUpdated On: June 13, 2022 01:29 pm IST | NCHMCT JEE

Wondering what the NCHMCT JEE expected cutoff 2022 might be? Read this article to analyze previous cutoff trends and find out the expected cutoff score for NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam. 

NCHMCT JEE Expected Cutoff 2022

NCHMCT JEE Expected Cutoff 2022: The National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination, popularly known as NCHMCT JEE 2022, is all set to take place on June 18, 2022. The National Testing Agency (NTA), which is responsible for conducting the entrance exam, will announce the NCHMCT JEE cutoff scores for the year shortly after the publication of the NCHMCT 2022 results tentatively in August. Till then candidates appearing for the test can refer to this article to get an idea of the previous cutoff trends and NCHMCT JEE Expected Cutoff 2022. 

The cutoff for the exam will be prepared based on the qualifying score and rank obtained by candidates in NCHMCT JEE 2022 result. It is the minimum mark that a candidate needs to score in order to be eligible to apply for admission to various Central/State/Private Hotel Management institutes affiliated with the NCHMCT. Candidates are granted admission to the participating colleges accepting NCHMCT JEE scores based on the opening and closing ranks. 

NCHMCT JEE 2022 Cutoff Highlights 

Here is a quick look at the key points related to NCHMCT JEE 2022 Cutoff:

  • The cutoff will be based on different parameters, like numbers of applicants, availability of seats, difficulty level and the admission record of the previous academic session. 

  • The cutoff marks will be announced for students qualifying the test. The candidate securing the highest mark will be allotted the top rank while the one with the least scores will be assigned the lowest rank.

  • The NCHMCT Selection Board will announce the minimum cutoff scores for the different categories and not for a specified college/branch.

  • The Selection Board will declare the opening and closing ranks for various hotel management colleges under the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology. 

  • The last or closing rank for a particular institute will be determined on the basis of the availability of seats in a college and the total number of candidates reporting for the NCHMCT JEE 2022 Counselling round.

  • Candidates will be required to fill in their choices based on the merit position as declared in the entrance exam. 

Category-wise NCHMCT JEE Expected Cutoff 2022 

Going by the marking pattern and scores obtained by aspirants in the last few years, the expected NCHMCT JEE Cutoff 2022 should be as follows:


NCHMCT JEE Expected Cutoff 2022



General – PH








ST – PH 






Kashmiri Migrants


NCHMCT JEE Cutoff 2021: Round 1, 2 and 3

The previous year’s NCHMCT JEE cutoff for all three rounds of counselling are tabulated below:

NCHMCT JEE 2021 Cutoff – Round 1, 2 & 3

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Factors Affecting NCHMCT JEE Cutoff 2022

Although the NCHMCT JEE exam pattern remains the same, the cutoff tends to vary each year due to certain factors. These typically include the following:

  • The total number of students appearing for the entrance exam in the given year

  • The difficulty level of the questions in the exam paper

  • The total number of seats available in each college 

  • Reservation criteria

The above factors also explain why the competition among aspirants is so tough and why only a few thousand are able to grab a seat in the top hotel management institutes in India. 

How to Check NCHMCT JEE 2022 Cutoff Marks?

Once released, students can check the NCHMCT JEE cutoff list online by following these simple steps: 

Step 1: Go to the official website

Step 2: Access the NCHMCT JEE cutoff percentage and institution names in the ‘Notification’ section on the website

Step 3: Click on the link saying 'Download NCHMCT JEE  2022 Cutoff Marks and Merit List'

Step 4: Save the downloaded the Cutoff list in PDF format for future reference

After successfully downloading the list, candidates can compare their scores to that of the cutoff marks released by the conducting authority to figure out their ranks and analyze which colleges they might get through. 

NCHMCT JEE 2022 Opening and Closing Ranks Based on Previous Years’ Cutoff 

The opening and closing ranks for NCHMCT JEE are released for individual colleges accepting scores of the hotel management entrance exam for all types of seats. Listed below are some of the top institutes and details of the opening and closing ranks for the previous year:

Sl. No.

Name of College/Institute

Opening Rank

Closing Rank


Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Chennai




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Gandhinagar




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Goa




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Gurdaspur




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Bangalore




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Bhopal




Dr Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Jaipur




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Shimla




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Guwahati




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Gwalior




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Hyderabad




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Hajipur




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Delhi, Pusa




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Lucknow




Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Mumbai



Also Read: NCHMCT JEE: Which are the Best Private Colleges for Hotel Management Admission?

NCHMCT JEE Merit List 2022

The NCHMCT JEE 2022 merit list will be prepared based on the scores obtained by candidates. In case of a tie in scores between two or more candidates, NTA will determine the merit of the candidate in order of the following preference:

  • The candidate who scores higher marks in English will be ranked higher

  • If the tie persists, then marks obtained in the Service Aptitude section will be taken into consideration

  • If the tie has not yet been resolved, then the candidate older in age will be ranked higher

The merit list of NCHMCT JEE 2022 will be available on the official website for download once released. 

NCHMCT JEE 2022: Scores Vs Percentile Vs Rank 

To get admission to the top hotel management institutes across the country, securing the minimum cutoff marks in the NCHMCT JEE exam is not enough. Aspirants must aim for a good score and percentile to improve the chances of getting selected in the counselling round. To help candidates understand better, here we have presented a comparison of the NCHMCT JEE scores, percentile and marks:


Score Range



Very Good
















NCHMCT JEE Seat Allotment 2022

Seat allotment for NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam will be conducted based on the candidates’ merit and choices locked during the counselling. Candidates will be informed of the NCHMCT JEE seat allotment 2022 schedule and detailed process after the declaration of the results on the official website. Updates on seat allotment are usually published after each round of NCHMCT JEE counselling. Candidates who will be allotted seats will need to report to the allotted institute and pay the requisite amount for admission as per the schedule. 

Important Documents for NCHMCT JEE 2022 Seat Allotment

At the time of seat allotment, candidates will have to submit a set of documents required for NCHMCT JEE counselling for verification. These include:

  • Birth certificate

  • Class 10 certificate

  • Class 12 certificate

  • Medical certificate

  • NCHMCT JEE admit card 2022

  • PwD certificate (if applicable)

  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

  • Kashmiri Migrants certificate (if applicable)

NCHMCT JEE Reservation Criteria 2022

As per the rules of the Government of India, candidates from certain categories will be eligible for admission based on the seats reserved for them. Thus, seats allocated for qualified candidates are in compliance with the NCHMCT JEE 2022 reservation policy, which is followed by all affiliated institutes.

The NCHMCT JEE reservation criteria 2022 determines what percentage of seats will be allocated to candidates belonging to the reserved categories, like ST, SC, OBC, PwD etc. To apply for reserved seats in the NCHMCT JEE participating colleges, candidates are required to mention the category at the time of the application process.  The category-wise percentage of reserved seats in NCHMT JEE 2022 is tabulated below:


Seat Reservation (%)

Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Other Back Class (OBC) – Non-Creamy Layer


Economically Weaker Section (EWS)


Person with Disability (PwD)


Kashmiri Migrant (KM)

1 seat in each NCHMCT JEE 2022 participating college

Top Central/State/Private Institutes Offering Hotel Management Seats 

Check out the list of top colleges and institutes offering seats for Hotel Management courses based on NCHMCT JEE scores:

Institutes Under the State Government

Institutes Under the Central Government

Private Institutes

Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management

IHM New Delhi

Chandigarh College of Hotel Management

Delhi Institute of Hotel Management

IHM Hyderabad

Chitkara School of Hospitality

IHM Dehradun

IHM Lucknow

Institute of Hotel Management

IHM Faridabad

IHM Gwalior

Oriental School of Hotel Management

SIHM Gangtok

IHM Kolkata

Ranjita Institute of Hotel Management

We hope this article has been helpful in providing some insight into the NCHMCT JEE Expected Cutoff 2022 and the colleges that are accepting admission based on the entrance exam scores. 

Keep an eye out on the CollegeDekho website for more updates on the NCHMCT JEE 2022 Result and Cut off. For any queries, reach out to us at 1800-572-9877 or post them in our Q&A section. We will be happy to address them!


What is a good rank to get into the Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Chennai?

Considering that IHM Chennai is one of the most prestigious hotel management institutes in India, candidates need to have a very good ranking in the NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam. Last year, the closing rank at IHM was 2273.

Does the cutoff for NCHMCT JEE vary from one category to another?

Yes, NCHMCT JEE cutoff varies for different categories of candidates based as per the seat reservation policy. Check out the category-wise NCHMCT JEE expected cutoff 2022 for a better understanding.

What is a good score for NCHMCT JEE 2022?

A score above 700 in the NCHMCT JEE exam is considered good for aspirants aiming for the top IHM institutes in the country.

On what basis is the cutoff for NCHMCT JEE exam prepared?

The NCHMCT JEE cutoff 2022 will be prepared based on the minimum qualifying marks and rank obtained by the candidate in the entrance test.

When will the NCHMCT JEE 2022 cutoff be released?

The cutoff of NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam will be released post declaration of result, tentatively in July.

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