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NCHMCT announces National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test (NHTET) October 2018

NCHMCT 2018 - National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT), Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India invites online applications for the National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test 2018 - October (NHTET-2018)

 

Also See: Latest Notifications 2018

 

About NCHMCT NHTET 2018

  • The method of recruitment of teachers will be reorganized to ensure merit, objectivity and conformity with spatial and functional requirements.
  • To overcome to the situation and to maintain the quality in hospitality education the scheme of National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test (NHTET) has been drawn up.

Brief of the NHTET Scheme

  • The scheme is to filter the best among the better to declare them eligible for Assistant Lecturer and Teaching Associates in NCHMCT affiliated IHMs and will be known as NHTET Scheme.
  • The scheme will be applicable to the citizen of India who fulfils the other eligibility criteria prescribed under this scheme.
  • The candidate declared eligible for Assistant Lecturer or Teaching Associates will have the only right to apply against any vacancy, if announced by NCHMCT affiliated any IHM, irrespective of either Central Govt. Institute, State Govt. Institute, PSU Institute or Private Institute. The NHTET qualified candidate will not have any right of automatic induction in NCHMCT affiliated any IHM.
  • They have to face a separate selection process for induction as Assistant lecturer or Teaching Associates to be conducted by the individual institute.
  • Any NCHMCT affiliated IHM shall not recruit any teaching faculty under direct recruitment against any regular vacancy if the candidate does not have a valid NHTET pass certificate.

Note

  • NHTET is compulsory to become eligible to apply for the direct recruitment posts of Assistant Lecturer and Teaching Associates in all the 59 IHMs functioning under the umbrella of the council, either the institute is sponsored by Central Govt., State Govt., PSU or by Private, since it made the part of Affiliation regulation.

 

Important Dates for NCHMCT 2018

  • Online Application in Portal Website: 02nd to 25th September 2018
  • Last Date of Receiving DD with confirmation Sheet of Application: 29th September 2018
  • Download of Admit Card from Website: 02nd to 05th October 2018
  • Date of Exam (NHTET October 2018): 06th October 2018 in two sittings from 09.00 a.m. to 01.30 pm
  • Uploading of „Answer Key‟ in www.thims.gov.in by 08th October 2018
  • Time to challenge answers by the candidate by e-mail to diraf-nchm@nic.in: Up to 13th October 2018
  • Expert committee meeting on challenged answers and upload the revised "Answer Key" along with decision of the committee latest by 19th October 2018
  • Announcement of result in Website: 26th October 2018

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full time Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration/ Hotel Management after 10+2 form a recognized University with at least 60% marks with at least 2 years industry experience after obtaining Degree (or)
  • Full time Master’s Degree in Hospitality Administration / Hotel Management after Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration / Hotel Management from a recognized University with at least 60% marks either in Bachelor or Master’s Degree
  • Candidates appearing in the final semester/ final year exam of the master’s degree and have passed all subjects of previous year/ semester, and also having Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality
  • Administration/ Hotel Management from a recognized University with at least 60% marks, can also apply

Age Limit

  • Candidates born on or before after the following dates are eligible to apply:
  • Age should not be more than 30 years. Relaxation of age by 5 years for those belong to SC/ST/PD categories, 3 years for those belong to OBC categories is applicable as per rules.
  • General Category - 31st December 1998
  • OBC Category - 31st December 1985
  • SC/ST & PD Category - 31st December 1983
  • On passing the NHTET they will be allowed to apply against any vacancy of AL and TA (for which, maximum age is 30 years with relaxation for reserved candidates)

 

Selection Procedure

  • NHTET will comprise of following steps:

Step I

  • Minimum marks to be obtained in NHTET for considering candidate eligibility for Assistant Lecturer and Teaching Associates in NCHM and its any affiliated IHM:
  • The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III and Aggregate of three Papers, to become eligible for both i.e. Assistant Lecturer and Teaching Associates, are as given below

General / OBC

  • Paper I: 45 (45%) out of 100
  • Paper II: 45 (45%) out of 100
  • Paper III: 100 (50 %) out of 200
  • Aggregate: 200 (50 %) out of 400

PWD/ SC/ ST

  • Paper I: 40 (40%) out of 100
  • Paper II: 40 (40%) out of 100
  • Paper III: 90 (45 %) out of 400
  • Aggregate: 180 (45 %) out of 400
  • The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III and Aggregate of three Papers, to become eligible only for Teaching Associate, are as given below

General / OBC

  • Paper I: 40 (40%) out of 100
  • Paper II: 40 (40%) out of 100
  • Paper III: 90 (45 %) out of 200
  • Aggregate: 180 (45 %) out of 400

PWD/ SC/ ST

  • Paper I: 35(35%) out of 100
  • Paper II: 35 (35%) out of 100
  • Paper III: 80 (40 %) out of 400
  • Aggregate: 160 (40 %) out of 400

Step II

  • Amongst those candidates who have cleared step I, a detailed mark sheet-cum-certificate will be prepared and send to such candidates. The said certificate will remain valid for the period mentioned on it, to apply for a post of Assistant Lecturer in NCHM or any of its affiliated IHMs

Step III

  • Those candidates who have not cleared step I, a detailed mark sheet will be prepared with a remark ‘not cleared’ and will be displayed in the web portal www.thims.gov.in.
  • It may be noted that the above qualifying criteria decided by NCHMCT is final and binding. However, the NCHMCT has the power to change the qualifying criteria if feel necessary and notify along with reason for change before declaring the result

 

NCHMCT Exam Pattern 2018

  • The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held once in a calendar year. However, in case of insufficient candidates are qualified, the NCHMCT can hold the exam twice in a calendar year. The test will be held on a single day in two separate sessions as under:
  • Paper-I: First (1 hour from 09.00 am to 10.00 am) - 50 Questions; 100 Marks (each question will carry 2 marks)
  • Paper-II: First (1 hour, from 10.30 am to 11.30 am) - 50 Questions; 100 Marks (each question will carry 2 marks)
  • Paper-III: Second (2 hours, from 02.00 pm to 04.00 pm) - 100 Questions; 200 Marks (each question will carry 2 marks)
  • Paper-I, II: Negative Marking - ½ marks for each wrong answer or for double attempted
  • Paper-III: Negative Marking - 0 marks for the questions not attempted
  • The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the Test Booklet
  • The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR Sheet will be mentioned in the call letter/ hall ticket

Test Centres

  • Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Gandhinagar, Chennai, Bhopal, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Bhubaneswar, Gurdaspur, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Bengaluru, Hajipur (Near Patna), Thiruvananthapuram

 

NCHMCT 2018 Application Procedure

  • Candidate should go through the details of the Brochure and see the requirement to fill the application form on-line in the portal www.thims.gov.in
  • Candidate have to purchase a demand draft from any approved Bank for the requisite amount of application fee before filling up the form, since the DD number will be required to fill in the form. In case of filling wrong DD number, the DD sent by the candidate along with print out, cannot be matched by the system and such form will liable to be rejected.
  • Scan copy of passport size photograph in the required resolution and required pixel should be maintained to upload that in the application.
  • Scan copy of one of the valid ID Card in the required resolution and required pixel will also be required to upload in the application. ID card can be Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Voter ID, Driving Licence and Passport.
  • All the information to be filled should be correct and spelling also be correct.

Application Fees

  • Rs.800/- for General/OBC categories (male candidates only)
  • Rs.400/- for all female candidates as well as SC/ST/PD categories
  • (Through a demand draft drawn in favour of NCHMCT payable at Noida or Delhi)
  • This brochure is also available online at the website www.thims.gov.in
  • Candidate has to send the print out of filled in online application along with the requisite fee through a Demand Draft to reach NHMCT by 25th September 2018 at this address: NCHMCT, A-34, Sector-62, Noida-301209 (U.P.)

 

NCHMCT Admit Card 2018

  • Admit card can be downloaded from the portal from 5 days before the examination date. This time it will be available from 02nd October to 05th October 2018 in www.thims.gov.in.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter in to the exam hall without a print out of Admit Card and the original ID Card uploaded in the application form.

Answer Key

  • Answer Key will be uploaded in www.thims.gov.in by 8th October 2018 with the time to challenge of any answer up to 13th October 2018 through mail to diraf-nchm@nic.in