NCHM JEE Exam Pattern

In India, IHM’s are synonyms to the hotel management courses. For the admission to all the Institute of Hotel Management (IHM’s) and State Institute of Hotel Management (SIHM’s), qualifying and getting a good rank in the NCHM JEE is a mandate for the hotel management aspirants. Knowing the exam pattern of the biggest HM exam, the NCHM JEE, helps students to prepare and excel the exam. The NCHM JEE exam pattern is released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which informs the candidates regarding the marking scheme, the different sections, and the marks distribution of each section of the NCHM JEE.
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Take a look at the various important points that are noteworthy and informs about the NCHM JEE exam pattern.
  • NCHM JEE is a 200 marks paper consisting of 200 objective type multiple-choice questions.
  • The NCHM JEE question paper is divided into 5 sections which are the Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, English Language and Aptitude for the Service Sector.
  • For every correct answer, 4 marks will be provided to the aspirant whereas 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer in the online NCHM JEE entrance exam.
  • The NCHM JEE is a 3-hour duration examination conducted in English and Hindi both.
NCHM JEE Key Highlights  
Check the points to be noted for the NCHM JEE exam pattern
Exam Mode
Online (Computer Based Test)
Number of Papers
Number of Sections
5 (English Language, Numerical Ability, General Knowledge, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, and Aptitude for Service Sector.)
Question Paper Type
MCQ (objective type)
NCHMCT JEE 2021 Total Marks
Exam Duration
3 hours
Exam Language
Hindi and English Both
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NCHM JEE Exam Pattern in detail
  • For the NCHM JEE students should have studied 5 different subjects with English as a compulsory subject to be studied up till 12th standard.
  • The NCHM JEE examination consists of objective type questions based on the latest syllabus.
  • The type of question in the NCHM JEE varies for each section.  Given below are the type of questions that will be covered in all the 5 sections:
  1. NCHM JEE Numerical Ability and Analytical aptitude-Candidates should prepare topics related to numerical ability. Simple arithmetic and basic mathematics questions are asked in the NCHM JEE Numerical Ability and Analytical aptitude section.
  2. NCHM JEE Reasoning and Logical Deduction- Questions in this section are based on simple coding and decoding, number sequence, pictorial reasoning, pattern finding etc.  The aspirants should be calm and focused and use their logical acumen to solve such problems.
  3. NCHM JEE General Knowledge and Current Affairs- The questions in the NCHM JEE GK are asked from important events and happenings around the world and the country. Students reading good GK books and newspaper will find the NCHM JEE GK easy to solve.
  4. English Language- Having a good command over English is required for this section. Questions on comprehension, sentence completion, word with similar meanings, etc. frame the question in the NCHM JEE English section.
  5. Aptitude for Service Sector- In this section the general knowledge related to the HM field are asked such as chain hotel properties, situation handling, and dealings with the different kind of guests in a hotel property. For this section we suggest the NCHM JEE aspirants to go through previous years’ question papers.
NCHM JEE section wise marks distribution
Total questions
Total marks
Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude
Reasoning and Logical Deduction
General Language and Current Affairs
English Language
Aptitude for Service Sector
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