Institute of Hotel Management (NCHMCT)

NCHMCT, established in the year 1982 regulates academics activities in the field of Hospitality Education & Training that is imparted through Twenty One (21) Central Govt. sponsored Institutes of Hotel Management, Twenty One (21) State Government sponsored institutes, fifteen (15) Pvt. institutes and Seven (7) Food Craft Institutes, that function in different parts of the country. NCHMCT offers a degree in B. Sc in Hospitality and Hotel Administration.

NCHM JEE 2019 Analysis

NCHM JEE 2019 entrance for admissions to Institute(s) of Hotel Management, governed by NCHMCT, Government of India, was held on 27 April from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. For the first time, this exam was conducted in CBT (Computer Based Test) mode after it was given to National Testing Agency (NTA) by NCHMCT. The paper was based exactly on the structure given by NCHM. NCHM JEE is the gateway to some of the finest IHMs in the country including IHM Pusa at Delhi.

Given below is the section wise break-up of the paper:

Section No. of Questions Expected Attempts Level of Difficulty
English 60 48-50 Easy
General Awareness 30 22-23 Moderate
Mathematics 30 20-22 Easy
Logical Reasoning 30 22-24 Easy-Moderate
Service Aptitude 50 40-42 Easy

There were 4 given options for each question in the paper. 4 mark was awarded for each correct answer while 1 mark was deducted for each incorrect one.

Following was the order of the sections in the paper.

Numerical Aptitude

The questions in Numerical Ability section were from varied topics like Ratio, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Time, Speed and Distance and Time and Work. Maximum questions were from Arithmetic. The overall level of difficulty of this section was easy.

Logical Reasoning

The difficulty level of this section was moderate. A student could have attempted around 20 - 22 questions. Majority of the questions were from Analytical Reasoning. Most of the question in this section could be solved by applying basic logic. Questions ranged from topics like Blood relations, Series, Clocks, Calendars, Reason and Assertion, Syllogisms. There was one puzzle based on seating arrangement with three questions based on it.

General Knowledge

This section was dominated by Static GK covering the areas of History, Geography, Science etc. There around 7-8 questions based on current affairs. Overall, students found this section moderate in difficulty level. Current affairs-based questions were easy.

General English

English section was again easier with questions coming from all possible areas. There were 3 passages with 4 questions on each passage. In Vocabulary, there were questions on synonyms, idioms, spelling, Fill in the blanks, spelling errors. Grammar based questions included Identifying the error, sentence corrections

Service Aptitude

This section had 50 questions which were easy. Most of the questions were direct and options can be easily identified. Students of Career Launcher would have found this section very easy as the same was covered extensively through Studio 8. Some questions in this section tested the personality traits of the students while a few tested their decision-making skills

Disclaimer: All information on cut-offs, analysis, answer key and scores are based on independent analysis and evaluation made by CL. We do not take responsibility for any decision that might be taken, based on this information.

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