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National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted NCHMCT JEE 2020  in computer-based mode  on August 29, 2020. Candidates could download NCHMCT JEE admit card  in online mode from August 14 to August 29, 2020. NCHMCT JEE is a national level exam conducted once a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate courses in hospitality. Candidates could fill the NCHMCT JEE application form from January 1 to May 15, 2020 in online mode. Earlier the last date was April 30, 2020. Before filling the application form, it was mandatory for candidates to check the eligibility criteria of NCHMCT JEE 2020 to ensure that they are eligible to appear for the exam.  Candidates could check the result for the same in online mode from September 07. NCHMCT has at least 71 NCHM JEE participating institutes that offer admission to candidates based on their performance in NCHMCT JEE. The participating institute includes 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 24 Private Institutes of Hotel Management, 25 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management and 01 Public Sector Undertaking. In 2019, a total number of candidates registered for the exam was 30, 722 at 100 centres in 49 cities of 27 states/UTs. Around 25473 candidates appeared for the exam.


What is NCHM JEE?
National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Examination or NCHMCT JEE (also known as NCHM JEE) is a national-level entrance exam conducted to offer admission to aspirants in hospitality and hotel administration programmes. Till 2018, National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHM & CT), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, conducted NCHMCT JEE exam. However, from 2019 onwards, National Testing Agency (NTA) took over the charge to conduct NCHM JEE exam.


NCHM JEE 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name

National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination

Short Exam Name


Conducting Body

National Testing Agency

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Exam Level

National Level Exam



Mode of Application


Application Fee (General)

900 Rs [Online]

Mode of Exam


Mode of Counselling

Online / Offline

Participating Colleges


Exam Duration

3 Hours




Checking NCHMCT JEE 2020 is important for candidates before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria of NCHMCT JEE 2020 specifies the academic details, age limit and the information related to a qualifying exam that candidates must fulfill.

NCHMCT JEE Eligibility Criteria

Qualifying Exam

Age Limit

Physical Fitness

  • Pass in Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional). 
  • Candidates who will be appearing in Class 12 exam in 2020, they can also appear for NCHM JEE entrance exam. They, however, will have to submit the proof that they have passed the qualifying exam by September 30, 2020, otherwise, their candidature will be cancelled.

For students applying under General and OBC categories, the upper age limit is 25 years as on the year of the admission. In the case of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe, the upper age limit is 28 years as on the year of admission.

 Candidates have to

provide a

physical fitness


from a recognised

medical practitioner.