NCHMCT JEE Exam Analysis

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 11 Jan, 2021 15:48

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NCHMCT JEE Paper Analysis 2020

NCHMCT JEE 2020 has been conducted on 29 August and reports have started coming in from the examination centre. We will soon be releasing a detailed exam analysis of NHCMCT JEE 2020 on this page soon. NCHMCT JEE 2020 paper analysis will include an overall analysis and section-wise analysis of the exam. Candidates will be able to check the difficulty level of NCHMCT JEE 2020 question paper and the section-wise distribution of questions in NCHMCT JEE 2020.

NCHMCT JEE 2020 paper analysis will be based on the reports of students who have appeared for the exam. The paper analysis will also be helpful for students who want to learn about the level of difficulty of the NCHMCT JEE 2020 question paper and the important topics to study in the subsequent seasons of NCHMCT JEE.

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NCHMCT JEE 2020 Key Highlights

The NCHMCT JEE 2020 examination was conducted from 3 PM to 6 PM on August 29, 2020. Students were happy about the arrangements and safety measures taken by the conducting body to ensure their safety. Proper social distancing protocol was followed and students were only allowed entry after a thermal screening at the gates.

Given below are some of the key highlights and quick updates from the NCHMCT JEE 2020 exam based on the reports shared by the students at the examination centre.

  • Students found the overall difficulty level of the exam ranging from easy to moderate.

  • The math section was reported to have some tricky questions.

  • Students also reported that the reasoning section in NCHMCT JEE 2020 was a bit difficult.

  • Students were of the opinion that they got some extra time to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic.

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Section-Wise Analysis

Most of the students reported that the question paper for this year's NCHMCT JEE was easy with a few tricky questions here and there. Overall, the students seemed satisfied with the question paper as well as their number of attempts. The students were confident that they have made a good number of attempts in NCHMCT JEE 2020. The admission of the students to their chosen college will depend on the performance of the candidates in NCHMCT JEE 2020 and on whether they are able to clear the NCHMCT JEE cut off rank for their chosen participating college.

The table below provides a quick overview of the section-wise difficulty level of the NCHMCT JEE question paper.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty LevelOverall Difficulty Level
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude30DifficultEasy to Moderate
Reasoning and Logical Deduction30Moderate
General Knowledge & Current Affairs30Moderate
English Language60Easy
Aptitude for Service Sector50Easy

A detailed section-by-section analysis of the NCHMCT JEE 2020 question paper can be found given below.

Analysis of Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude in NCHMCT JEE 2020

  • Candidates reported that this was the most difficult section to attempt in the entire question paper and included many tricky questions.

  • Questions covered a wide range of topics and were based on school-level topics.

  • Questions asked were from a diverse range of topics including CI and SI, Time Speed & Distance, HCF & LCM, Area of Triangles, Time and Work, Percentage etc.

Analysis of Reasoning and Logical Deduction in NCHMCT JEE 2020

  • Questions in the Reasoning section were also mostly easy with some ranging on the trickier side.
  • Maximum questions were from Number Series, Verbal Reasoning, Statements and Assumptions etc.

  • Questions were almost equally distributed between the topics from the reasoning syllabus.

Analysis of General Knowledge & Current Affairs Section in NCHMCT JEE 2020

  • The GK section was reported to be fairly easy to attempt.

  • A large number of questions were asked from static GK topics including Science and History.

  • Current Affairs questions were based not only on domestic but also international topics.

Analysis of the English Language Section in NCHMCT JEE 2020

  • Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary questions dominated the English Language section in this year's exam.

  • The RC passages were fairly easy to follow and candidates were able to attempt this section quite easily.

  • Topics covered in the section included Antonyms and Synonyms, Fill in The Blanks etc.

Analysis of Aptitude for Service Sector in NCHMCT JEE 2020

  • This section was reported to be easiest to attempt in NCHMCT JEE 2020.
  • Students had to justify their reason behind selecting an option in each question.

  • Graded marking made scoring in this section a bit tricky.

This was a detailed exam analysis based on the reports of candidates who appeared for the NCHMCT JEE 2020. Tell us about your NCHMCT JEE 2020 attempt and ask any queries on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone.

NCHMCT JEE Paper Analysis 2019

The NCHMCT JEE paper analysis of 2019 will play a very important supporting role in every step of those who wish to appear in the NCHMCT JEE test next year. Check out the 2019 paper analysis of NCHMCT JEE prepared by CollegeDekho with the help of inputs from the previous year test-takers and experts. 

NCHMCT JEE 2019 was conducted on 27th April 2019 between 09:30 and 12:30 HRS. The NCHMCT JEE 2020 aspirants can take a look at the analysis of 2019 NCHMCT JEE exam and the section-wise analysis and start preparing with full gusto. 

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Analysis of Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude Section

  • Basic Mathematics questions were asked from class IXth and Xth

  • Some questions were also asked from topics such as Work and Wages, Age, Time and Work and Chain Rule

  • The test-takers said that this section was moderately difficult

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Analysis of Reasoning & Logical Deduction Section

  • Questions based on Series, Blood Relations, Verbal Reasoning and Statement & Assumptions were in majority

  • The examinees could easily attempt the questions asked in the NCHMCT JEE 2019 Reasoning & Logical Deduction section

  • There were no major hiccups in this section as reported by the test-takers

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Analysis of General Knowledge and Current Affairs Section

  • Maximum questions were from static GK, i.e History and Science

  • Current Affairs attracted very few questions in the General Knowledge & Current Affairs section of NCHMCT JEE 2019

  • The section, according to the exams takers, was moderately difficult

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Analysis of English Language Section

  • Majority of the questions were from Antonyms, Synonyms, Prepositions and Conjunctions

  • The unseen passage and questions based on it were quite easy if the opinion of the test-takers are to be believed

  • The exam takers reported this section to be easy too

NCHMCT JEE 2019 Analysis of Aptitude for Service Sector Section

  • Questions based on hotel industry and services were the mainstay of this section

  • This was the easiest section in the entire NCHMCT JEE 2019 paper

  • The questions asked in this section had no right or wrong response

Overall Analysis of NCHMCT JEE 2019 Paper

The overall analysis of NCHMCT JEE 2019 paper has been summed in the table given below:

Section Name

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude

30

Moderately Difficult

Reasoning & Logical Deduction

30

Easy

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

30

Easy to Moderate

English Language

60

Easy

Aptitude for Service Sector

50

Easy

Detailed Analysis of NCHMCT JEE 2018

Over 35,000 students appeared for NCHMCT JEE 2018, which was conducted on April 28, 2018. The three-hour-long was conducted from 10 am to 1 pm across 33 test centres in India. National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination (NCHMCT JEE) is a national level hotel management entrance exam, which is held to shortlist candidates for admission in some of the best hotel management institutes in the country.

As per the NCHMCT JEE paper pattern, students are required to attempt 200 questions, which are divided among various sections of the exam. The different subjects are Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language as well as Aptitude for Service Sector.

A total of 8,738 seats are up for grabs this year, and students will get admission in any of the NCHMCT JEE 2018 participating colleges basis their performance in the entrance exam.

Most of the students said that their exam went well and the paper was quite similar to previous years’ question papers. However, some of the questions were a bit tricky in this year's NCHMCT JEE question paper.

Students found all the sections to be moderate in terms of the difficulty level. However, most of them found the paper a bit lengthy as well. Some of them expressed that they struggled to attempt all the questions within the given time duration of 3 hours. 

While some candidates found the Numerical Ability section a bit on the difficult side, some found them to be quite easy. Logical Reasoning section had a moderate difficulty level. English section also seemed easy and the section on Aptitude for Service Sector was also found to be quite simple to answer. 

The marking scheme followed in the paper was exactly similar to the one provided in the National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) admission brochure.

One of the best ways to prepare for an exam is to know the previous years' question paper pattern and the kind of questions that are asked. NCHMCT JEE 2018 has been conducted on 28th April 2018 (Saturday). Those of you who plan to take the exam in the future can go through the following analysis of the exam conducted in 2016.

On this page, you will get a detailed view of the section-wise difficulty level of NCHMCT JEE 2016 and the topics from where the questions were asked.

NCHMCT JEE 2016 Exam Analysis

The National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT), an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, conducted NCHMCT JEE 2016 on April 30, 2016, from 10 am to 1 pm in 33 cities across the country. The entrance test was reported to be of an easy level of difficulty.

Around 20,000 candidates appeared in the entrance exam for admission to 52 institutes of hotel management (IHMs), including 21 Central, 16 State Government and 15 private institutes. The total number of seats was around 7,500 for 3-year B.Sc. programme in Hospitality and Hotel Administration. The question paper had 200 marks comprising of 200 questions and was set in English and Hindi (except for the questions of English Language Section). Each question had 4 options. In all the sections, except the Service Aptitude Section, each correct answer was to be awarded 1 mark while 0.25 mark was to be deducted for each incorrect answer. The 'Aptitude for Service Sector' section had a different marking scheme. The marking scheme of this section was as below:

1 mark is awarded for the most appropriate answer, 0.75 for the next best answer, 0.50 for the next best choice and a negative of 0.25 for the least appropriate one.

S.No

Subjects

No of Questions

Level of Difficulty

1

Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude

30

Easy

2

Reasoning & Logical Deduction

30

Easy to Moderate

3

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

30

Easy

4

English Language

60

Easy to Moderate

5

Aptitude for Service Sector

50

Easy

TOTAL

200

Easy

English Language

This section mostly was a mix of Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension questions. In Vocabulary, there were questions on Synonyms, Antonyms, One Word Substitution, Idioms, and Spelling. There were multiple Reading Comprehension passages. Some passages were followed by 5 questions while some were followed by 2 or 3 questions. These passages were based on diverse topics and questions were direct. The overall difficulty level of this section was easy.

Reasoning and Logical Deduction

This was a more or less easy section and had 30 questions. A student could do around 20 - 22 questions in 30 to 35 minutes. This section comprises questions on Series, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, Syllogisms, Visual Reasoning, etc which could be solved by applying basic logic.

Numerical Ability

This was an easy section that had 30 questions in total. The questions in the Numerical Ability section were from varied topics like Ratio, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Probability, Time, Speed and Distance and Time and Work.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Questions from Current Affairs and General Science dominated this section. The questions on Science were easy and required a basic understanding of the class IX & X level of science subjects. The overall level of difficulty of this section was easy. The remaining questions were mostly from current affairs and there weren't many questions from static G.K. The areas from which the questions were asked included hospitality industry, personality, awards, sports, science & technology, etc. An attempt of around 22-24 questions is good. The level of difficulty of this section was easy.

Aptitude for Service Sector

This section had 50 questions in total, which were easy in nature and required common sense to answer. The questions were related to real life situations, particularly those of the service sector. The questions tested the personality traits, decision-making ability, ability to react etc of the students. Since the situations were not very difficult or uncommon, each question could have been attempted with a little bit of thought.

Disclaimer: The analysis is based on the information available in the public domain. We do not take responsibility for any decision that might be taken, based on this information.

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If I book my seat in first round, will I be still eligible to apply for the second round of NCHMCT Counselling as i have not got my choice of centre

-monaUpdated on October 07, 2020 11:09 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Yes, you are eligible for the second round of NCHMCT JEE counselling. You can modify the choice/ college allotted to you in the first round of counselling. You can check the detailed counselling process and seat allotment process of NCHMCT from its official website. Besides this, the articles provided below will help you know more about the counselling process.

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Sir, I am Hritik Tripathi. My Application no. is 200610026424 and my roll no. is HR0460031 with AIR 1718 . But how can I check for counselling? I am not getting that how can I check for counselling ? Pls help me

-Hritik TripathiUpdated on September 23, 2020 03:15 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

You should make sure that you have registered for the NCHMCT JEE counselling process 2020. After that, the authority will release the first round of seat allotment. You can check the first round of seat allotment after entering your login details on the official website of NCHMCT JEE. You can check the opening and closing rank of the college before applying for the counselling process. These links provided below will help you know more about the NCHMCT JEE counselling process.

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My rank is 10143, please answer if I can get admission in some good colleges?

-AnonymousUpdated on September 18, 2020 10:52 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

There are many colleges where you can apply for admission with 10143 rank in NCHMCT JEE. Some of them are SIHM Gangtok, SIHM Pondicherry,SIHM Hamirpur, SIHM Jodhpur, SIHM Kurukshetra, SIHM Rohtak, SIHM Bathinda, Dev Bhoomi IHM, Dehradun, People's University, Bhopal, Ambala Institute of Hotel Management, Heritage Institute of Hotel and Tourism, Agra, Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh University and Chandigarh College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Landran

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