4 Feb 2021

NCHM JEE - 2021 Schedule


The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE-2021) for admission to the B.Sc. (Hospitality & Hotel Administration) Course at the Institutes of Hotel Management (IHM) affiliated to the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHM&CT) for the Academic Year 2021-22 in Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode. 

What is NCHM JEE ?

The Institutes affiliated to NCHMCT offer B.Sc.(Hospitality & Hotel Administration) programme jointly with the Indira Gandhi National Open University. The Three-Year (Six Semester) course equips students with all the required skills, knowledge and attitude to efficiently discharge supervisory responsibilities in the Hospitality sector.

Admission to the course is through the NCHM JEE exam. The NCHM JEE score is accepted by all the participating Institutes for admission to the B.Sc (HHA) courses offered by their respective institutions

Schedule of NCHM JEE 2021

Date of NCHM JEE - 2021 exam 

12 June 2021 (Saturday) Postponed 


09.00 am to 12.00 noon 

Mode of exam 

Computer Based Test 

Date of submission of Online Applications From 

03.02.2021 to 10.05.2021 (05.00 PM) (IST) 

Last Date of successful fee transaction 

10.05.2021 (11.50 PM) (IST) 



Correction in the Particulars of Application Form online only

12-16 May 2021 

Downloading of Admit Card by the Candidate from NTA Website 

To be announced 

Fee Payable for NCHM JEE – 2021 

General (UR)/ OBC-(NCL) as per Central List- 1000/- 
Gen-EWS- 700/- 
Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST) /PwD- 450/- 
Transgender- 450/-
(through Canara Bank / PAYTM Payment Gateway through the payment modes: Credit Card / Debit Card / Net-Banking/UPI /Wallet)

Pattern of Examination 

The Paper comprises Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in the following areas: 

Type of questions (MCQ) 

No. of questions  

Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 


Reasoning and Logical Deduction  


General Knowledge & Current Affairs  


English Language  


Aptitude for Service Sector  




Medium of Question Paper 

English & Hindi only 

Each question carries four (04) marks. 

One (01) mark will be deducted for a wrong answer

Eligibility Criteria for NCHM JEE-2021

1. A candidate should have passed 10+2 system of Senior Secondary Examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects, from a recognized Educational Board. Candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination. 

2. Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in NCHM JEE 2021 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 30.09.2021 

3. The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates / documents, including category certificate and PwD certificate (wherever applicable) at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, due to the inability to produce geniune certificate in original in support of passing 10+2 or equivalent examination and fulfillment of age criteria and category certificate or PwD certificate (wherever applicable), his/her admission will stand cancelled. 

Age Limit 

For candidates from General, General (EWS) and OBC categories, upper age limit is 25 years as on 01.07.2021. Candidates born on or after July 01, 1996 are eligible. 
In the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates and Physically challenged candidates, upper age limit is 28 years as on 01.07.2021. That is SC/ST and Physicallly challenged candidates born on or after July 01, 1993 are eligible. 
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 counseling, 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 of carrying out practical claims as required in course at the time of admission from a Registered Medical Practitioner in the prescribed format.

Admit Card for NCHM JEE-2021 

The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to their satisfying the eligibility conditions. 
The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date, timing and discipline as indicated in their Admit Card.
No candidate will be allowed to appear the Test at the Examination Centre, the Date and timing other than that allotted to him/her in his/her Admit Card. 
In case a candidate is unable to download Admit Card from the website, he/she may approach the Help Line between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm or write to NTA at nchm@nta.ac.in

For more info view NCHM JEE - 2021 Information Bulletin- 

Postponement of NCHM JEE- 2021 and Extension of Registration

NTA notification dated 04.05.2021:-
Registration for the entrance examination for admission to the B.Sc. (Hospitality and Hotel Administration) Course at the Institutes of Hotel Management (IHM) affiliated to the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHM&CT) for the Academic Year 2021-22, is in progress.
Meanwhile, representations are being received from candidates seeking an extension of the last date for submission of online application forms for the exam, on account of difficulties being experienced by them due to COVID 2019 and the disruptions caused by it. With a view to remove hardship caused to candidates and to ensure larger participation of candidates, it has been decided to postpone the NCHM JEE-2021 exam scheduled on 12 June 2021 and also extend the last date for submission of online application forms for the exam, as follows:

1. Last date for submission of online exam application forms- 31 May 2021 (upto 5.00 PM)
2. Last date for payment of the exam fee online- 31 May 2021 (Upto 11.50 PM)
3. Correction window- From 02 June 2021 to 08 June 2021

The revised date of the exam will be announced in due course.

To download PDF notice- Click here

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