NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern 2024


NCHM JEE Exam Pattern 2024 – Section Wise, Marking Scheme, Weightage

NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern 2024 – NCHMCT JEE 2024 will be conducted in May 2024, tentatively. Three hours will be provided to solve the NCHMCT-JEE exam. It will be a Computer-based Test, where candidates will sit in front of a desktop and attempt the questions that appear on their screens. The NCHMCT JEE 2024 question paper will be available in English and Hindi language, with the exception of the English Language section. A total of 200 questions will be asked carrying 4 marks each. Also, check out the eligibility requirement for NCHMCT JEE before filling the application forms.


Keep on reading to know the NCHMCT Exam Pattern 2024 in detail.


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Highlights

NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Highlights are tabulated below. 


Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Number of Sections 5 Sections

  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning and Logical Deduction
  • General Knowledge
  • Aptitude for Service Sector
Question Paper Type MCQ (objective type)
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Exam Language Hindi and English 
Total Questions 200
Total Marks 800 Marks
Negative Marking Yes
Marking Scheme
Marks Awarded
Each Correct Answer +4
Wrong Answer -1
Not Attempted1 0


NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern 2024 in Details

  • NCHMCT requires 5 different streams of subjects to be studied and English as a compulsory subject to be studied in the educational background.
  • The examination contains objective MCQ type questions based on the latest syllabus.


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Exam Pattern with section-wise weightage is tabulated below-


Sections Number of Questions
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 30
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 30
English Language 60
Aptitude for Service Sector 50
Total 200


NCHMCT JEE 2024 Marking Scheme

The detailed NCHMCT JEE 2024 Marking Scheme which will be followed in the examination is mentioned below-


i) Each question carries 04 (four) marks.


ii) For each correct response, candidate will get 04 (four) marks.


iii) For each incorrect response, 01 (one) mark will be deducted from the total



iv) Un-answered/un-attempted will be given Zero (0) mark.


v) To answer a question, the candidate needs to choose one option as the Correct Option.


vi) However, after the process of Challenges of the Answer Key, in case there are multiple correct options or change in key, only those candidates who have attempted it correctly as per the revised Answer key will be awarded marks.


vii) If none of the options is correct/Question is found to be wrong – Question to be dropped and the number of questions in the paper would stand reduced and the paper would be deemed to comprise the balance questions which are correct and percent equivalence will be established based on the remaining correct questions.


NCHMCT 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 Important Instructions


  1. During the exam, candidates should not be in possession of any material listed in the list of prohibited material like mobile phones, bluetooth devices etc.


  1. All calculations/writing work are to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the centre in the Examination Room/Hall and on completion of the test candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.


  1. The NTA will display Provisional Answer Key of the questions on the NTA website: to provide an opportunity to the candidates to challenge the Provisional Answer Keys with a non-refundable online payment of Rs. 200/- per question

challenged as processing charges. The provisional Answer Keys are likely to be displayed for two to three days. Only paid challenges made during stipulated time through key challenge link will be considered.


NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern 2024 FAQs

Q: Which NCHMCT JEE section will carry the most marks?
Ans: The NCHMCT JEE’s English language portion has the highest scores. It has 60 questions and 240 possible marks.

Q: Will NCHM JEE have subjective questions?
Ans: No, NCHMCT JEE 2024 will not have any subjective questions. All questions will be Objective MCQ type questions.

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

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

Q: Is there negative marking in NCHMCT JEE 2024?
A: Yes, 1 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.



NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern is released by National Testing Agency (NTA) along with the official notification to let candidates know about the marking scheme, marks distribution, syllabus, and section weightage. This year, NCHM JEE will be conducted in May 2024 tentatively in online mode. 

MCQs from Aptitude for Service Sector, English Language, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, and Numerical Ability are asked in NCHMCT JEE.


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