National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT)-Joint Entrance Exam (NCHMCT JEE - 2017)

Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General - Rs.800 | ST / SC - Rs.400
Important Dates
Registration Date
Dec 12, 2016
Admit Card Date
Apr 19, 2017
Test Date
Apr 29, 2017
Result Date
May 15, 2017

NCHMCT JEE 2017 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Pen & Paper    |     Exam Duration : 3.0 Hr

Section Duration Marks # Questions
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 30 Minutes 30 30
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 25 Minutes 30 30
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 25 Minutes 30 30
English Language 55 Minutes 60 60
Aptitude for Service Sector 45 Minutes 50 50
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Total Questions: 200
  • Test Duration: 3 Hours
  • Marking SystemEach correct answer under Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English Language components carry one mark. For any wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.  

Note: Graded mark(s) will be awarded under Aptitude for Service Sector component in the following manner; the most appropriate answer carries 1.00, the next appropriate answer carries 0.75, the next to next appropriate answer carries 0.50 whereas the inappropriate answer shall carry a negative mark of 0.25.

NCHMCT JEE 2017 Syllabus

  1. Visual Reasoning
  1. Critical Reasoning
  1. Number series
  2. Letter Series
  3. Series Missing Numbers
  4. Odd one out
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Calender
  7. Clock
  8. Matrix
  9. Cubes
  10. Coding Decoding
  11. Direction and Distance test
  12. Ranking Tests
  13. Sitting Arrangement
  14. Linear Arrangements
  15. Matrix Arrangements
  16. Mathematical Puzzles
  17. Venn Diagram
  1. Data Sufficiency (statement type)
  1. Strong & Weak Arguments
  2. Statements Assumptions
  3. Statements and Conclusions
  4. Logical Sequence of Words
  5. Analogies
  6. Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  7. Syllogism
  8. Logical Deduction (based on syllogism)
  9. Course of Action
  10. Causes and Effects
  11. Statements & Inferences
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
  1. Adverbs
  2. Prepositions
  3. Nouns
  4. Articles
  5. Verbs
  6. Modifiers
  7. Parallelism
  8. Pronouns
  9. Sentence Improvement
  10. Tense
  11. Subject Verb Agreement
  12. Adjective
  1. Antonym
  2. Synoymns
  3. Sentence completion
  4. Analogy
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Homophones
  7. Confusables
  8. Migratory Words
  9. Phrasal Verbs
  10. Idioms and Pharses
  11. Word Usage
  1. Politics
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business
  4. Institutions of India
  5. Defence & Space
  6. Indian Judiciary
  7. Awards & Honours
  8. Literature
  9. Economics
  10. Movies
  11. International Relations
  12. Current Affairs
  13. Science and Technology
  14. History
  15. Geography
  16. Indian Industries
  17. Indian Agriculture
  18. Indian Constitution
  19. Sports
  20. Who's who
  1. Profit, Loss and Discount
  2. Percentage 
  3. Time, Speed and Distance
  4. Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  5. Compound interest
  6. Relative speed
  7. Averages
  8. Ratio and proportion
  9. Age
  10. Alligation and Mixture
  11. Partnership
  12. Pipes and Cisterns
  13. Simple Intrest
  14. Time and Work

NCHMCT JEE Exam Prepartions FAQ

1) What are the eligibility criteria for NCHM JEE ?

  • A pass in 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects.
  • Candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination.
  • Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in JEE 2017 on provisional basis.
  • Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling or at the time of admission or latest by 30.09.2017 .
  • The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/documents at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will stand cancelled.  

2) What kind of rules are to be followed for the Hospitality Management Course?

Professionalism is stressed throughout the Hospitality Management Course; therefore, students are required to wear uniforms while in the campus as well as in labs as prescribed by the Institute.

3) My class 12 result is still awaited. Can I sit for the entrance test?

Yes, if your result is awaited you can still apply for this course and sit for the entrance test. However Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling or at the time of admission or latest by 30.09.2017 .

4) Is there a Direct admission to Rank holders of 10+2 Students ?

Each IHMs shall have three seats earmark for 10+2 rank holders (one each for Arts, Science and Commerce stream) from among 1st to 200 rank holders from respective streams from recognized Boards of school examination wherein up to 2 lacs candidates appear or 1st to 500 rank holders from Board of Examination where 2 lacs to 5 lacs candidates take examination. The inter-se-merit from recognized School Boards of examination shall be at par. 

5) What is the age limitation to apply for NCHM JEE ?

  • The upper age limit for General and OBC students is 22 years as on July 1, 2017. Aspirants born on or after July 01, 1995 are eligible.
  • For applicants from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories, the upper age limit is 25 years. SC/ST candidates born on or after July 1, 1992 are eligible.
  • Upper age limit for students having Physically Disabilities will be calculated as per the category he/she belongs to i.e. General/SC/ST/OBC.

6) What are the eligibility criteria for Indian Students?

  • Plus two level examination in the 10+2 pattern of Senior Secondary education of any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination or State Boards of Secondary Education.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University.
  • Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in a foreign country recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 pattern of Senior Secondary education.
  • H.S.C. Vocational Examination approved by NCVT and SCVT of concerned state.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects including English as one of the Subjects, result of which should be available upto 30.09.2017.

7) Will there be any breaks during the exam?

No, there will be no scheduled breaks during the test but candidates are allowed to go to the restroom by raising their hand to inform the test centre administrator.