NCHMCT JEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria: Qualification, Age Limit, Nationality & More!

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Attention Aspirants, the NCHMCT JEE Authority will recently conduct a written test for the next round of admission in its affiliated colleges across the country (Colleges accepting NCHMCT JEE Score Card in India).

Throughout the article, we will discuss the NCHMCT JEE Eligibility Criteria 2021. Get updated information on Age, Nationality, Reservation and Educational Qualification before filling up the form of NCHMCT JEE 2021.

Aspirants are advised to read the full article carefully to get every bit of information related to the very prestigious examination. One needs to read the eligibility criteria for the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology Test 2021 to get details about the selection procedure.

Latest Update: NCHMCT JEE 2021 registration extended till May 31. The revised NCHM JEE 2021 exam date to be announced soon.

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[Page Index]
1. NCHMCT 2021 Useful Resources

2. About NCHMCT JEE Exam
3. Brief Description
4. Important Dates
5. Eligibility Criteria

6. Entrance Exam in India
7. Contact Details
8. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
9. List of Top Colleges in India

NCHMCT JEE 2021 Useful Resources

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National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The Council centrally run and regulates academics for B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration and ten other structured courses of study are imparted at the affiliated 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 22 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management, 01 Public Sector Undertaking and 14 Private Institutes of Hotel Management.

NCHMCT JEE 2021 is a national level entrance exam conducted for those students who want admission to Hotel management courses offered by the participating institutions. National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) organize the JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) to offer admission in three years of B.Sc Hospitality & Hotel management courses.

Brief Description

Exam NameNational Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration3 hours
Mode of InstructionEnglish and Hindi
No. of Test Cities86 test centres across 28 test cities
Accepting Colleges71 colleges
Official Website

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Important Dates

EventsDates (Postponed)
Issue of NCHMCT JEE 2021 notificationFebruary 03, 2021
Release of NCHMCT JEE application form 2021February 03, 2021
Last date for submission of the NCHM JEE application formMay 10, 2021
May 31, 2021
Corrections in NCHM JEE application formMay 12 to May 16, 2021 June 02 to June 08, 2021
Availability of NCHMCT JEE admit card 2021To be notified
NCHM JEE 2021 ExamJune 12, 2021
Declaration of NCHMCT JEE Result 2021To be notified
NCHMCT JEE Counselling 2021 (Start Date)To be notified
Beginning of sessionTo be notified

The entrance exam is conducted one time a year. The aspirant can check NCHMCT JEE 2021, including the educational qualification, reservation, age limit and preparation tips below.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who fulfil the following NCHMCT JEE Eligibility Criteria 2021 can apply for the exam. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release NCHMCT JEE eligibility criteria 2021 for the candidates. It is important for applicants to check the eligibility criteria before filling the NCHMCT JEE application form. According to NCHMCT JEE eligibility criteria 2021, candidates have to meet the age limit and the specified academic qualification.

Educational Qualification

  • A pass in the 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects.
  • The candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination.
  • Those appearing in the 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in JEE 2020 on a provisional basis.
  • Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or it is equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling or at the time of admission or latest, by 30.09.2021.
  • 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

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Age Limit

  • For candidates from the General and OBC categories, the upper age limit is 25 years as of 01.07.2021. Candidates born on or after July 01, 1994, are eligible.
  • In Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates, the upper age limit is 28 years as of 01.07.2021. That is, SC/ST candidates born on or after July 01, 1991, are eligible.
  • The 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 proof of age, failing which the candidate will not be considered for counselling/admission.


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

SC and ST categories

15% and 7.5% seats 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 certificate issued 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 who belong to the creamy layer of OBC or whose name listed as OBC only in the state Govt list is NOT entitled to the OBC reservation.

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 for the JEE 2021. Candidates registered with different State Govt. should produce proof of registration in original at the time of Counselling and admission to the Institutes.

Physical Disabled (PD)

5% 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. locomotor, visual, dyslexia, speech, and /or hearing), the benefit would be given to those who have at least 40% physical impairment but can perform the kitchen and other practical classes required for the course.

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 Contact Details

  • Address: National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology A-34, Sector-62, Noida -201309 (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Toll-Free Phone No. 1800 180 3151

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Is NCHMCT JEE easy?

A. The practice is the key to score well in the NCHMCT JEE. Since the NCHMCT JEE consists of numerous sections such as Logical Deduction. Numerical Ability, Aptitude for Service Sector, Current Affairs and English language skills, it is imperative that you start practising early to cover every topic.

Q. Is JEE Required for Hotel Management?

A. National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination (NCHMCT JEE) is a national level hotel management entrance exam that offers admission to qualifying candidates based on their rank and preference of institute to 51 hotel management institutes located in different states.

Q. How many students appeared for NCHM JEE 2021?

Admissions to more than 8,000 undergraduate hotel management seats will be made based on candidates‘ performance in the NCHMCT JEE 2021.

Q. Which book is best for NCHMCT Entrance Exam?

A. Hotel Management Catering Technology Entrance Exam Guide by VVK Subburaj, Ramesh Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide by RPH Editorial Board, Dharmendra Mittal’s 10 Mock Tests For Hotel Management Entrances, Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide by Dr R P Datason.

Q. What is the starting salary of Hotel Management?

Individuals with a hotel management degree earn varying salaries depending on many different factors. In general, the starting salary for graduates of hotel management degrees is between $28,000 and $40,000 per year.

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14 thoughts on “NCHMCT JEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria: Qualification, Age Limit, Nationality & More!”

    • Dear, you may apply for the course aS the eligibility criteria for the exam is secondary & senior secondary level exam with English as a mandatory subject.

  1. Sir, I am 10th pass, pls advise if I am eligible for diploma in bakery & confectionery course for the coming session..

  2. At present i m in 12 standard( humanities) & my exams are postponed due to lockdown I have filled entrance exam form (NCHMCT JEE)
    Can i give entrance exam NCHMCT JEE 2020

    • yes, but only with some terms and condition as decided by the institution and board itself like you must have 85% of attendance, you should have a good academic record, and also depends to your father’s income.

  3. I’m currently pursuing BSc in physics and I’m in 1st year I want to pursue BSc in H&H after completing my graduation will I be eligible for that?
    I’m 18 years old.