NCHMCT JEE 2024: Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern & More Updates


NCHMCT JEE 2024 – The Official Notification for the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology  Joint Entrance Examination or NCHMCT-JEE 2024 has been released on the website, The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) for admission to the B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration) Course at the Institutes of Hotel Management (IHM).

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Application Form has been released on February 9, 2024. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can register and apply for the exam. 

All the information regarding NCHMCT JEE 2024 can be found in this article. So keep scrolling and stay updated!

newicon NCHMCT JEE 2024 Application Form has been released from 9th February 2024. Check here for application form details.

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Pattern & Syllabus has been released through online mode. Check NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Pattern and NCHMCT JEE  2024 Syllabus details here.

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Date has been announced. The exam will be held on 11th May 2024.


To provide exceptional education and spread the word about Hotel and Tourism, National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) was set up in 1982 for coordinating autonomous growth of the hotel and tourism sector in India. NCHM introduced the Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM-JEE), a national level entrance exam for admissions to NCHM affiliated colleges offering B.Sc. courses in Hotel Management and Tourism sector. To attain education in the hotel and hospitality sector, students who have passed 12th and equivalent examinations are eligible to apply for the NCHM JEE.


If you are interested in applying for the exam, read this article to understand every detail related to the NCHMCT JEE 2024 to be conducted this year.


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Check out the table below for all the important events related to the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology Joint Entrance Exam.


Dates (Tentative)
Release of NCHMCT JEE Notification
February 9, 2024
The online Application Form starts on
February 9, 2024
Last date of Form filling and paying exam fees
March 31, 2024
Correction in the Particulars of Application Form Online only
April 2 to 5, 2024
Availability of NCHMCT Admit Card
To be announced on the Website
NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Date
May 11, 2024
NCHM JEE Result 
June 2024
NCHMCT JEE Counselling 2024
To be Notified


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Highlights

Check out the highlights of the NCHMCT JEE exam –


Exam Name
National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination
Conducting Body
National Testing Agency
Frequency of Conduct
Once a year
Exam Level
National Level Exam
Courses Offered
B.Sc (Hospitality & Hotel Administration)
English, Hindi
Mode of Application
Application Fee 
Rs.1000 (Gen & OBC); 700 (EWS); 450 (SC, ST, PwD)
Mode of Exam
Mode of Counselling
Online / Offline
Participating Colleges
Exam Duration
3 Hours
Official Website
Helpline desk
Email: [email protected] 

Phone No.: 011-4075 9000, 011-6922 7700


NCHMCT JEE Eligibility Criteria 2024

The NCHMCT JEE 2024 eligibility criteria is 10+2 with English as a compulsory subject. Click here to read the detailed eligibility criteria for NCHMCT JEE 2024.

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Age limit: There is no age restriction for appearing in NCHM JEE as per the New Education Policy. As such, candidates of any age who fulfill the other eligibility criteria.

NCHMCT JEE 2024  Academic Qualifications: There are no minimum marks that candidates need in their qualifying exam. However, they need to fulfil the following conditions:

  • Must have passed or must be appearing in 10+2 or equivalent.
  • English must be a compulsory subject.


NCHMCT JEE 2024  Physical Fitness: All qualified candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate of carrying out practical claims as required in course at the time of admission from a Registered Medical Practitioner in the prescribed format. 


NCHMCT JEE Registration 2024

Step-1: Go to 

Step 2: Register for Online Registration using your own Email ID and Mobile No. and note

down system generated Application Number.  

This Application Number shall be used to further fill up the Application Form. Candidates must register only once. 


Candidates must ensure that their email address and mobile number to be registered in their online Application Form are their own, as relevant/ important information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the registered e-mail address and/or through SMS on registered mobile number only. NTA shall not be responsible for any non-communication/ mis-communication with a candidate in the email address or mobile number given by him/ her other than his/ her own.


NCHMCT JEE Application Form 2024

Step-1: Log In

Candidates must Log In using their Application Number and Password

nchmct jee login

Step-2: Complete the Online Application Form

  • Candidate’s Name/ Mother’s Name/ Father’s Name: Provide Candidate’s Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name as given in the Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate in capital letters. No prefix in the name of the candidate is allowed.
  • Date of Birth: dd/mm/yyyy – Provide Candidate’s date of birth as recorded in Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate.
  • Fill category details
  • Fill address with PIN Code (Correspondence Address as well as Permanent Address)
  • Provide the choice of Cities for Examination Centres


Step-3: Upload legible scanned images

Candidates have to upload the following scanned images. Read the specifications and scan the images as mentioned to upload them.


  • A recent photograph (in jpg/ jpeg file, size 10Kb – 200Kb) either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background
  • Candidate’s signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb)
  • PwD Certificate, if applicable (file size 50 kb-300 kb


Step-4: Pay the fee using the Payment Gateway

The payment gateway is integrated into the Online Application through Net Banking / Debit / Credit Card / UPI / Wallet/ Paytm. Candidates may select any one mode and pay the fee.

 They are advised to keep proof of the fee paid safe with themselves. 


Application Fee to be paid by the candidates is given below-


Step-5: Print the Application Form

After successful completion of Step-4, the Confirmation Page of the Application Form should be downloaded. Take the printout of the same for future reference.

The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form could be generated only after successful payment by the candidate.


NCHMCT JEE Admission Process 2024

The infographic below shows the NCHMCT Admission Process 2024.

nchmct admission procedure

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Syllabus

The National Council for Hotel Management prescribes the syllabus for the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination.

Subject-wise Syllabus is tabulated below.


Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude
Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Ratio & Proportion, Fractions & Decimals, Square Root, Simplification, Logarithm, Unitary Method, HCF & LCM
Reasoning & Logical Deductions
Statement Conclusion, Symmetry, Coding & Decoding, Series, Syllogism, Blood Relation, DI, Analytical reasoning, Linear & Complex arrangement, symbols & notations, statement assumptions
English Language
Fill in the blanks, Paragraph/Sentence completion, Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies, Vocabulary, Spelling Errors, One Word Substitution
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
Prizes & Awards, World Statistics, Inventions & Discoveries, International Organisations, Sports, Disasters, Currencies, Books
Aptitude for the Service Sector
Service Sector related aptitude questions


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Pattern

Important details of the NCHMCT JEE  Exam Pattern is given below. 


  • Mode of Examination – National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology Joint Entrance Exam will be held online (Computer-based test). The question paper is bilingual, i.e., all questions are available in both Hindi and English, except the English section.
  • Marking Scheme – The paper consists of 200 multiple-choice questions, and each carries four marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrongly answered question.
  • Time Duration – The total time duration of the exam is 3 hours.


 Click here to read more about the NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Pattern 


Check out the table below for the sectional breakup of questions in the NCHMCT exam 2024.

nchmct exam

NCHM JEE 2024 Books

If you are appearing for the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) and need clarification about the right books to prepare. Then you are at the right place. Check the list of books for NCHM JEE 2024 in the table below: 


Subject Name Book Name Author
General Knowledge and Current Affairs Lucent’s General Knowledge Dr. Binay Karna
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations R.S Aggarwal
Reasoning and Logical Deduction A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S Aggarwal
English Language High School Wren And Martin English Grammar and Composition P.C Wren
Aptitude for Service Sector Hotel Management: NCHMCT-JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Guide (Popular Master Guide) RPH Editorial Board
NCHMCT-JEE (National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology) Joint Entrance Exam (Previous Years Papers – Solved) RPH Editorial Board
The Ultimate Guide for Hotel Management Arihant Experts
10 Mock Tests Hotel Management Entrances Dharmendra Mittal


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Preparation Tips

We recommend candidates to follow these preparation tips for NCHM JEE 2024 –

  • Know the NCHMCT JEE 2024 Syllabus Thoroughly

You must know the NCHMCT JEE syllabus. Make certain that you do not overlook any topics while studying for the exam, as this may jeopardise your performance.

  • Make a Study Schedule

A well-organised study schedule for the NCHMCT JEE will help you be more efficient. Divide your time according to your needs and make sure you stick to your schedule. You must ensure to complete your weekly targets, which serve as milestones in your preparation.

  • Help with Numerical Aptitude

When you take numerical tests, they grade you on two factors: how many questions you correctly answer and how long you take to answer the questions. So, if you cannot answer a question, skip ahead. 

  • Maintain your General Knowledge

. When it comes to GK, many students are clueless. You should read the daily newspaper and general guidebooks. 

  • Improve your English Language Abilities

You can score well on the English Language section of the NCHMCT JEE. Reading newspapers and daily articles will help you improve your vocabulary. Begin revising all grammar concepts and reading passages regularly. 


  • Work on Aptitude for the Service Sector Section

The Aptitude for Service Section questions differ from the rest of the NCHMCT JEE sections. It is different because they assess your interpersonal and general moral skills. Try to analyse each question objectively and answer only based on your personal preferences.


NCHMCT JEE Result 2024

Cut-off marks are the minimum qualifying marks you must score to be shortlisted for the NCHMCT JEE exam. NTA will release the NCHMCT JEE Cut-Off after the declaration of results.

Only those who score above the cut-off will be eligible for BSc (HHA) course admission.


The following factors are taken into consideration while determining the cut-off for NCHMCT:


  • Total number of students appearing for the exam
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • The number of available seats
  • Category


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Counselling

After NCHMCT JEE Results are out, the NTA will announce the counselling schedule for JEE and Non-JEE candidates. The candidates who do not appear for JEE can opt for other courses in IHMs like Food Production Course, Culinary Arts etc.

The NCHMCT JEE 2024 counselling registration can be done at .The NCHMCT JEE seat allotment will be done in four rounds. Seats are allotted to aspirants on the basis of their NCHMCT JEE rank, category and choice of institutes. The online NCHMCT JEE 2024 counselling process will include registration, choice filling, choice locking, seat allotment, payment and uploading of documents to confirm the seat. 


Steps for NCHMCT JEE 2024 Counselling

Candidates can follow the simple steps given below to apply for NCHMCT JEE 2024 counselling:


Step 1 – Registration for NCHMCT JEE 2024 counselling in online mode

Step 2 – Choice filling and locking in online mode

Step 3 – Seat allotment in online mode

Step 4 – Report to the allocated institute

Step 5 – Payment of admission fees at the allotted institute

Step 6 – Withdrawal of seat

Step 7 – Refund of admission fee according to rules and regulations

Step 8 – Spot round counselling for NCHMCT JEE 2024

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Cutoff (Opening and Closing Ranks)

The NCHMCT JEE cutoff refers to the range of ranks, known as opening and closing ranks, determined during the NCHMCT JEE counselling rounds.

Following the announcement of the NCHMCT JEE Result 2024, the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) will soon release the NCHMCT JEE 2024 Cut-off. This cutoff will provide the NCHMCT JEE opening and closing ranks for 75 institutes.

Therefore, the cut-off marks are of utmost importance for the selection of aspirants for admission. 

Aspirants must be well prepared for the NCHMCT JEE 2024 exam to make sure that they have a good chance of meeting the required cut-off score.


Institutes Accepting NCHM JEE 2024 Scores and Seats Offered

The list of Institutes affiliated under NCHM JEE 2024 which offer B.Sc. Course in

Hospitality and Hotel Administration are given below-


IHMs under Central Government


Total Seats
AIHM Chandigarh (Central Government IHM)
IHM Bengaluru (Central Government IHM)
IHM Bhopal (Central Government IHM)
IHM Bhubaneswar (Central Government IHM)
IHM Chennai (Central Government IHM)
IHM Delhi, Pusa (Central Government IHM)
IHM Gandhi Nagar (Central Government IHM)
IHM Goa (Central Government IHM)
IHM Gurdaspur (Central Government IHM)
IHM Guwahati (Central Government IHM)
IHM Gwalior (Central Government IHM)
IHM Hajipur (Central Government IHM)
IHM Hyderabad (Central Government IHM)
IHM Jaipur (Central Government IHM)
IHM Kolkata (Central Government IHM)
IHM Lucknow (Central Government IHM)
IHM Mumbai (Central Government IHM)
IHM Shillong (Central Government IHM)
IHM Shimla (Central Government IHM)
IHM Srinagar (Central Government IHM)
IHM Thiruvananthapuram (Central Government IHM)


IHMs under State Government


Total Seats
CIHM-Chandigarh (State Government IHM)
DIHM-Lajpat Nagar (State Government IHM)
Dr YSR National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management (State Government IHM) -Hyderabad
SIHM Raipur
SIHM- Balangir (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Bathinda (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Durgapur (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Faridabad (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Gaya- Bihar (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Hamirpur (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Medak-Telangana (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Ranchi (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Udaipur (State Government IHM)
SIHM- Yamunanagar -Haryana (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Dehradun (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Gangtok (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Indore (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Jabalpur (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Jodhpur (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Kozhikode (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Kurukshetra (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Panipat (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Rohtak (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Silvassa (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Tiruchirapalli (State Government IHM)
SIHM-Tirupati (State Government IHM)


Private IHMs


Total Seats
Ambala Institute of Hotel Management
C T Institute of Hotel Management (Private IHM) – Jalandhar (Punjab)
CCHM -Landran,Mohali (Private IHM)
Chitkara School of Hospitality (Private IHM)- Rajura (Punjab)
Dev Bhoomi IHM Dehradun
FHRAI-Greater Noida (Private IHM)
Guru Nanak Institute of Hotel Management – Kolkata
Heritage Institute of Hotel and Tourism -Agra
IHM Hisar OSGU (Private IHM)
IHM-Meerut (Private IHM)
Institute of Hotel Management Chandigarh University – Chandigarh
Institute of Hotel Management Shrishakti (Private IHM) – Hyderabad
Jodhpur Institute of Hotel Management JIET Universe – Jodhpur
Kukreja Institute of Hotel Management, Dehradun
Leo Academy of Hosp. Trsm and Management, Hyderabad
Munnar Catering College (Private IHM) – Kerala
Oriental School of Hotel Management (Private IHM) – Wayanad
Peoples IHM Bhopal
Poornima Institute of Hotel Mngt, Poornima University, Jaipur
Preston IHM Gwalior (Private IHM)
Ranjita Institute of Hotel Management & Catering (Private IHM)- Bhubneswar
RIG Institute of Hospitality and Mngt – Greater Noida
SRM Institute of Catering Technology and Hotel Mngt – Modinagar, Ghaziabad
SRM Institute of Hotel Management (Private IHM) – Kancheepuram
SRM Institute of Hotel Mngt- Sonepat (Haryana)
St. Soldier Institute of Hotel Management (Private IHM) – Jalandhar
Sunder Deep College of Hotel Management – Dasna, Ghaziabad
The Lalit Suri Hosp. School (Private IHM) – Faridabad


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Analysis

As per the candidates, the question paper difficulty level is usually moderate with few tricky questions in Mathematics and Logical Aptitude section.


NCHM JEE Sections
Difficulty Level
Reasoning and Logical Deduction
Easy to Moderate
Numerical ability and scientific aptitude
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
English Language
Aptitude for the Service Sector
Easy to Moderate


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Contact Information

The NCHMCT JEE 2024 contact information is given below-


  • Address for Correspondence – First Floor, NSIC-MDBP Building, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110020
  • Website –
  • Email [email protected]
  • Contact No. – 011-69227700 / 011-40759000



Q. What is the duration of the NCHMCT JEE 2024?
Ans. The duration of the NCHMCT JEE is 3 hours.

Q. What are the sections in the NCHMCT JEE?
Ans. The sections in the NCHMCT JEE are Aptitude for Service Sector, English Language, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, and Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude.

Q. What is the mode of NCHMCT JEE?
A. NCHMCT JEE is conducted online in a Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode. A Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode is a method of conducting examinations where candidates take the test on a computer, typically at a designated test centre.

Q. What are the Educational Qualifications required for NCHMCT JEE?
A. For being eligible for NCHMCT JEE, applicants must have passed the 10+2 exam with English as a core, functional, or elective subject.

Q. Is it mandatory to attend the NCHMCT JEE for a Bachelor of Hotel Management?
A. No, taking the NCHMCT JEE is not required to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Hotel Management programme. This exam is required for enrollment in the B.Sc. (HHA) programme at the Institute of Hotel Management. Other than government IHMs, around 27 private IHMs also accept the NCHMCT JEE score for admission to a Bachelor’s course. There are many other colleges, such as Chandigarh University, Welcomgroup, and Servo Hospitality School, that accept admission without the NCHMCT JEE.


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