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NCHMCT-JEE is a Joint Entrance exam for admission to Central & State IHMs present across the nation conducted by National Testing Agency. 

As per records, today there are 71 IHMs in the country. Out of these, there are 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 25 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management (SIHMs), one Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) and 24 Private Institutes of Hotel Management.

NCHCMT-JEE is your access key to these colleges.

Do you dream of getting into the Hospitality Industry? Then this exam is your first step towards your dream.


  • Candidate(s) should be passed or appearing in Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional).

  • General & OBC candidates should be less than 25 years of age while SC, ST Candidates should be less than 28 years of age in the year of admission.

  • Candidates should be deemed physically fir by a recognised medical practitioner


Exam Highlights

  • Mode of Exam: Online Language

  • Medium: English 

  • Mode of application: Online Application

  • Fee: ₹ 1,000 

  • Counselling Mode: Online/Offline Exam

  • Duration: 3 Hours (180 Minutes) 

  • Sections: 5 

  • Marking Scheme: +4 & -1 

  • Negative Marking: Yes​​​​​




Application Process: January end - Mid July

Admit Card: 2 Weeks before exam

Exam: August 2022

Result & Counselling Process: August end - September Mid

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