NCHMCT National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test (NHTET) April 2020

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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 (NHTET) April 2020 for teachers to be eligible to work as Assistant Lecturer and Teaching Associates in NCHMCT affiliated IHMs. Candidates can apply online for NCHMCT NHTET 2020 on or before March 27, 2020.


NCHMCT NHTET April 2020 Important Dates

Online Application in website

09th February 2020 to 24th March 2020

Last date of receiving DD with confirmation sheet of application

27th March 2020

Download of Admit Card from website

06th to 11th April 2020

Date of Exam (NHTET April 2020)

11th April 2020 in two sittings from 09.00 am to 01.30 pm

Uploading of ‘Answer Key’ by

12th April 2020

Time to challenge answers by the candidate by email to

Up to 16th April 2020

Expert committee meeting on challenged answers and upload the revised ‘Answer Key’ along with decision of the committee Latest by

20th April 2020

Announcement of result in

By 24th April 2020


Eligibility Criteria for NCHMCT NHTET 2020

Any of the following options may be satisfied

Full time Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration/ Hotel Management after 10+2 form a recognized University with at least 55% 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 55% 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 Criteria as on 30th April 2020

General and EWS Categories

TA 30 years, AL 35 years

OBC Category

TA 33 years, AL 38 Years

SC/ST and PD Categories

TA 35 years, AL 40 years

 (TA – Teaching Associates.    AL – Assistant Lecturer)



Selection Procedure

Selection for the post of assistant lecturer and teaching associates is done in two stages. Candidates having a PhD degree and those taking NHTET have to go through the same process.




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NCHMCT NHTET 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam will consist of three papers

The exam will have objective type questions.

Paper 1 Pattern


The first paper is designed in order to analyze the aptitude of candidates towards reasoning ability, teaching, divergent thinking, comprehension and general awareness.


There will be 50 questions of 100 marks asked in the exam.


There will be negative marking if you are attempting a question twice or thrice. 1/2 will be deducted for every incorrect response.

Paper II Pattern


The exam will consist of 50 multiple choice questions from Food science, Nutrition, General Management, hotel accounts and Strategic Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Sales and Marketing and Economics.


Every question is associated with two marks and 1/2 gets deducted for the incorrect answer and double attempted.

Paper III Pattern


The exam shall contain 100 multiple choice questions from F & B Service and Management, Food Production, Housekeeping Management and Accommodation Operation Management.


Every question is associated with two marks.


NHTET 2020 Examination Cities















Hajipur (near Patna)





NCHMCT NHTET 2020 Application Process

The application process for NHTET 2020 will be conducted online. To fill the application form, candidates can follow these simple steps.

Step 1

Applicants first have to visit the website

Step 2

Click on the link ‘New registration’ to get yourself registered.

Step 3

You will be asked to enter details like name, father’s name, mobile number, email address, etc and click on to register button.

Step 4

Next step is to fill the application form by providing educational details, uploading images and adding your demand draft number.

Step 5

Finally submit your application form and take a print out of it.


Application Fee


Application Fee

Female candidates

Rs. 400/-

Male candidates

Rs. 800/-


Mode of Payment

The application fee can only be paid by candidates through the demand draft mode.

Candidate has to send the print out of filled in online application along with the requisite fee through a Demand Draft to reach NHMCT at this address: NCHMCT, A-34, Sector-62, Noida-301209 (U.P.)


For more details and to apply online, please visit official website