National Council for Hospitality and Management NCHMCT


National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology is an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The Council centrally regulates academics for B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration and other eleven structured courses of studies that are imparted at the existing 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 12 State Govt. Institutes of Hotel Management, 19 Private Institutes of Hotel Management affiliated with NCHMCT. Five Food Craft Institutes located in different parts in the country offer Diploma programs in specific operational area. All Institutes uniformly follow standardized course curricula prescribed by the Council for the different professional program.

Quality of education and training provided by the Institutes help students to emerge as professionally qualified personnel for hospitality and other allied service sectors. The Council has till date trained more than 45000 Hospitality Managers, Executives and other operational personnel. Its alumni from affiliated Institutes occupy key positions in hospitality industry as well as in teaching institutions both in India and abroad.


The Bachelor of Science program in Hospitality and Hotel Administration is offered jointly by the National Council for Hotel Management and the India Gandhi National Open University. The Three-Year (Six Semesters) program equips students with all the required skills, knowledge and attitude to efficiently discharge supervisory responsibilities in the Hospitality sector. The program also involves in-depth laboratory work for students to acquire required knowledge and skills standards in the operational areas of Food Production, Food and Beverage Service, Front Office Operation and House Keeping and providing managerial inputs in Hotel Accountancy, Food Safety and Quality, Human Resource Management, Facility Planning, Financial Management, Strategic Management, Tourism Marketing and Tourism Management.
Minimum Qualification

Minimum qualification for admission is a pass in the examination of 10+2 system of Senior Secondary education or its equivalent with English as one of the compulsory subject. Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in JEE 2011 on provisional basis. Provisional admissions 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. Admissions will be subject to verification of facts from the original certificates/ documents to be produced by the candidates at the time of Counselling and at the time of admission in Institute. Even after admission to an Institute, if an applicant is at a later date found ineligible on account of having submitted false information or testimonials or for having suppressed any material information, his/her admission will be cancelled and the fee paid will also be forfeited. Decision of National Council in this regard shall be final. .

Age Limit

For candidates from General and OBC categories upper age limit is 22 years as on 1.7. 2011, only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after July 01, 1989 are eligible. In the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates upper age limit is 25 years as on 1.7.2011, only those SC / ST candidates whose date of birth falls on or after July 01, 1986 will be eligible. Upper age limit for Physically Challenged candidates shall be reckoned as per the category he/she belongs to since Physically Challenged category candidates may belong to General/SC/ST/OBC category. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/ Pre-University Certificate is the only 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/admissions.

Physical Fitness

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


Pattern for Written Examination:

S.No. Subject No. of Question Duration 1 Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude 30 3.00 (hrs) 2 Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30 3 General Knowledge & Current Affairs 30 4 English Language 80 5 Aptitude for Service Sector 30

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:

For each question the candidate will be awarded one mark if he/she has darkened only one bubble corresponding to the correct answer. In case he/she has not darkened any bubble or has darkened more than one bubble, he/she will be awarded zero mark for that question. There will be negative marking to the extent of 0.25 mark for darkening a wrong bubble. There will be no negative marking for Aptitude for Service Sector, however, each question in this section carries marks of 0.25; 0.50; 0.75 and 1.00.

Merit List:

All India merit list of candidates shall be prepared with a unique rank on the basis of marks secured in the Written Test as well as other factors taking into account i.e. marks obtained in English component, Service Aptitude component.

Direct admission to rank holders of 10+2 of various School Boards Examination:

Each affiliated Institute will have three supernumerary seats available for direct admission for the candidates, who have secured a rank on merit in the 10+2 or equivalent examinations of various recognized Central/ State Board of Examination. Under this provision, one seat each will be available for rank holders in Arts, Science & Commerce streams respectively. These seats will be available for students getting rank upto 200 in those board examinations (for the year 2011) where up to 2 lakh candidates appeared and for students getting rank up to 500 in board examinations (for the year 2011) where more than 2 lakh candidates appeared. The candidates seeking direct admission under this provision shall have to submit a certified copy of mark sheet of the 2011 examination at the time of admission along with the application form. In case the rank holders, who turn up seeking direct admission in an affiliated institute have secured the same rank but from different boards, then the candidate who has secured the better percentage will be considered higher on merit for the sake of admissions.

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