National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology JEE Entrance Test 2017

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology and its affiliated Institutes constantly endeavor to impart Hospitality, Knowledge, Skills, Concepts and Techniques in the right environment for the students to learn and emerge as global Hospitality Service providers.

NCHMCT JEE Admission Eligibility 2017

Qualifying Examination

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 30th September, 2016.

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.

List of approved qualifying examinations 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 30th September, 2017.

Note : For recognized Board refer website List of Boards / Universities conducting class 12th / Equivalent Examination.

Age Limit

For candidates from General and OBC categories, upper age limit is 22 years as on 1st July, 2017. Candidates born on or after July 01, 1995 are eligible. In the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates, upper age limit is 25 years as on 1st July, 2017. That is SC / ST candidates born on or after July 01, 1992 are eligible.

Upper age limit for Physically Challenged candidates shall be reckoned as per the category he / she belongs to i.e. General / SC / ST / OBC. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board / Pre-University Certificate shall be the authentic proof that will be accepted. At the time of counselling, this certificate must be produced in original as a proof of age, failing which the candidate will not be considered for counselling / admission.

Physical Fitness

  • All qualified candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate at the time of admission from a Registered Medical Practitioner in the prescribed format.

NCHMCT JEE Exam Pattern 2017

S. No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsDuration
1Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude303.00 Hrs
2Reasoning and Logical Deduction30
3General Knowledge & Current Affairs30
4English Language60
5Aptitude for Service Sector50

Language of Question Paper

Question Paper will be bilingual i.e. in English and Hindi ( except for English Language ).

Marking Scheme for JEE Written Test 2017

Each 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. The 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 in appropriate answer shall carry negative mark of 0.25 to be deducted.

NCHMCT 2017 Reservation of Seats

As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them. Benefit of reservation shall be given only to those classes / castes / tribes which are in the respective Central List published by the Government of India.

Reservation For Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

For the SC and ST categories, 15% and 7.5% seats, respectively, are reserved in Central and State Government Institutes of Hotel Management. Candidates belonging to SC / ST categories will be required to produce the original caste/tribe certificateissued by a competent authority in the prescribed format during admission. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted. Seats remaining vacant in these categories shall not be filled by candidates belonging to any other categories.

OBC Candidates

27% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to OBC ( Non creamy layer ) whose name is listed in Central Govt. OBC list for admission in Central Govt. Institutes of Hotel Management only. Those belong to the creamy layer of OBC or whose name listed as OBC in the state Govt. list are NOT entitled for OBC reservation. Seats remaining vacant in this category shall be filled throughGeneral Category candidates, as per Hon,ble Supreme Court ruling. The OBC candidates ( non-creamy layer ) will be required to produce original OBC ( NCL ), caste certificate issued on or after 1st April, 2017 by a competent authority in the prescribed format at the time of Counselling/Admission. Prescribed format.

Document Required In Support of Claim For Reservation Under SC, ST AND OBC Categories

The certificate of SC, ST & OBC category is required to be issued by District Magistrate / Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Collector / 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate / City Magistrate / Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency Magistrate / Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar / Sub-Divisional Officer of the area / Administrator / Secretary to Administrator / Development Officer ( Lakshadweep Island ) where the candidate and / or his / her family normally resides. Certificate issued by any other authority will not be accepted. Candidates are required to produce the original Cast Certificate along with attested copy at the time of Counselling as well as at the time of admission at the Institute.

Physically Disabled (PD)

3% of seats across the board are reserved for Physically Disabled candidates in all Central & State Government Institutes of Hotel Management. For any category of disability ( viz. loco motor, visual, dyslexia, speech, and  / or hearing ) benefit would be given to those who have at least 40% physical impairment.

The percentage of disability of the candidates will be required to be certified by Chief Medical Officer ( CMO ), Central Govt. / State Govt./ Municipal Corporation run Hospitals only. Such candidates are required to produce the original Medical Certificate both at the time of Counselling and at the time of Admission to the Institute. In case of any dispute in determining the eligibility under PD category, the decision of the Medical Board to be constituted by Institute would be final. Format of Disability Certificate.

Reservation For Kashmiri Migrant

One seat ( Supernumerary ) in each Central and State Government affiliated IHM is provided for Registered Kashmiri Migrants. Such applicants shall have to qualify the JEE 2017. Candidates registered with different State Govt. should produce proof ofregistration in original at the time of Counselling and at the time of admission to the Institutes.

NCHMCT Legal Jurisdiction

The Secretary of the NCHMCT Society shall be the legal person in whose name the NCHMCT may sue or may be sued. If any person or officer dealing with the conduct of JEE engaged himself / herself in act(s) that would result in the leakage of the question paper(s) or attempt to use or help in the use of unfair means in this examination, he / she shall be liable to prosecution under the Indian Penal Code.

Important Information

  • Admission to first year of B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration program is strictly based on the All India Rank ( AIR ) earned by the candidate in the written test of JEE.
  • Ranks are strictly based on the marks obtained by the candidate in written examination. No group discussion or interviews are involved.
  • Counselling involves checking of eligibility of candidates, verification of documents, depositing of counselling and first semester fee and opportunity to opt for choice of Institutes as available at the time of his / her counselling as per his / her AIR. Candidates should give as many choices after careful evaluation of Institutes based on information available in their respective websites.
  • Allotment of Institute shall be as per merit ( AIR ) and choice of Institute exercised by the candidate.

NCHMCT JEE 2017 Application Form

Sale of Application Form and Information Brochure shall commence from 19th December, 2016 from affiliated Institutes, NCHMCT OFFICE, NOIDA. Detail shall be available in the Council’s website from the 12th December, 2016.

Candidates may also apply through on-line from 12th December, 2016 by remitting fee through gateway payment. For on-line application and other details, access website

Mailing Your Filled Application Form For NCHMCT JEE 2017

Duly completed Application Form should be sent to the following address :

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology,
A-34, Sector 62, Noida – 201309.”

In the pre – addressed envelope by Registered Post / Speed Post. Ensure that the Application Form is not folded. ( Application sent through private courier services will not be accepted ). Applications mailed by Registered / Speed Post after last date shall also not be accepted. Application can also be submitted by hand at NCHMCT, NOIDA.

The last date for receipt of Application Form is 14th April, 2017.

NCHMCT JEE Admit Card 2017

The candidate shall have to download the admit card ( in duplicate ) from 19th April, 2017 to 29th April, 2017. Candidate should carefully check the Admit Card for all the entries made therein. Any discrepancy should immediately be brought to the notice of JEE CELL in the Council through email at

One copy of Admit Card duly self attested to be deposited with invigilator for his / her signature and same be preserved & produced for appearing during Counselling while second copy of Admit Card is required to be retained at the examination centre.

NCHMCT JEE Written Test Centers 2017

Test Centres

Applicants should choose any one Test Centre from the following 33 Test Centres for appearing in the Written Examination and indicate the same in the JEE Application Form in the appropriate column.

Written Test Centre CityCodeWritten Test Centre CityCode

Change of NCHMCT JEE Written Test Centre 2017

Change of Written Test Centre within a city will not be considered. Under exceptional circumstances, change of centre may be permitted if an application with valid reasons for the change of centre is received in the JEE Cell on or before 14th April, 2017 along with non-refundable fees of Rs. 1000/- through Demand Draft drawn in favour of NCHMCT, payable at Delhi / Noida. The National Council for Hotel Management reserves the right to reject such request in case the test centre is not in a position to accommodate any extra candidate.

NCHMCT JEE 2017 Important Dates

1Application Form Available Online12th December, 2016 to 14th April, 2017
2Last Date for receipt of filled-in form14th April, 2017
3Availability of Admit Cards on NCHMCT website19th April, 2017 onwards
4JEE 2017 Written Examination 29th April, 2017 ( Saturday )
5Timings of JEE 20171000 Hrs to 1300 Hrs ( 3 hours )
6Result of JEE on website3rd Week of May, 2017
7Conduct of CounsellingLast week of May, 2017 and First week of June, 2017
8Commencement of Academic Session17th July, 2017

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