NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus

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    NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Pattern is released by National Testing Agency (NTA) to let candidates know about the marking scheme, marks distribution, syllabus and section weightage. This year, NCHM JEE 2020 will be conducted on April 25, 2020.

    NCHMCT JEE Application Form (till February 29, 2020)NCHMCT JEE 2020 Admit CardNCHMCT JEE Syllabus
    • NCHMCT JEE is a 200 marks paper which consists of 200 objective types multiple choice questions.
    • Question paper is divided into 5 parts namely Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language and Aptitude for Service Sector.
    • 4 mark will be provided to students for every correct mark whereas 1 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
    • It is a 3-hour long examination which is conducted in both Hindi and English.
    • The marking scheme of Service Sector Aptitude section remains different from the other sections. The marks are awarded according to the most appropriate answer.
    • It is advised that the students must reach the exam center half an hour before the examination starts.

    NCHMCT JEE 2020 Highlights 

    NCHMCT JEE will be divided into 5 sections which comprise of 200 questions total. It is a 3-hour long MCQ based examination with objective type questions to attempt.

    Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based Test)
    Number of Papers1
    Number of Sections5 (Language, Numerical Ability, General Language Reasoning and Logical Deduction, and Aptitude for Service Sector.)
    Question Paper TypeMCQ (objective type)
    NCHMCT JEE 2020 Total Marks200
    Exam Duration3 Hours
    Exam LanguageHindi and English Both

    NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Pattern in Detail

    • NCHMCT requires 5 different streams of subjects to be studied and English as a compulsory subject to be studied in the educational background.
    • A pen and paper test in both Hindi and English.
    • The examination contains objective type questions based on the latest syllabus.
    • The type of question varies from section to section. Here are the type of questions that will be asked in all the sections:
    1. Numerical Ability and Analytical aptitude- Candidates must study topics of numerical ability. Basic mathematics questions are asked.
    2. Reasoning and Logical Deduction- Simple to work out. Always be calm and focused using your logical ability to solve the problems
    3. General Knowledge and current affairs- GK asked from around the world and the country. Read good GK books and newspaper for solving this section.
    4. English Language- Good command over English is required for this section.
    5. Aptitude for Service Sector- It is suggested to go through previous years question papers. Easy questions that can be solved with practice.

    Section wise weight-age

    SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks
    Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude3030
    Reasoning and Logical Deduction3030
    General Language and Current Affairs3030
    English Language6060
    Aptitude for Service Sector5050

    NCHMCT JEE 2020 Marking Scheme

    NCHMCT JEE question paper comprises of 200 questions and for each correct answer, the candidate is awarded 4 marks. There will be a negative marking of 1 marks for every wrong answer. 0.05 marks can be deducted for every unanswered question.

    Marking scheme for Service Sector Aptitude section of the question paper will be done differently. Marking scheme for it is as follows-

    • Correct Answer Four mark: +4
    • Incorrect Answer Minus one mark: -1 
    • Unanswered/Marked for Review: No mark (0)

    NCHMCT JEE 2020 Syllabus

    NCHMCT JEE is an aptitude test for Hotel Management and Catering Technology. It can be cracked easily by solving previous years question papers to gain knowledge and make each section strong. Here is the syllabus for all the topics that are asked in the exam:

    Numerical Ability Syllabus

    Number systemH.C.F and L.C.MAverages
    Square roots cube rootsProblems of TrainsLogarithm
    Elementary MathematicsTime and DistanceProblem on Ages
    ArithmeticTime and WorkBoats and Streams
    Fractions and decimalsWork and AgesClocks and Calendars
    Area and parameter of plain figuresVariationMixtures and Allegations
    Volume and Surface are of solidSimplificationPipes and Cisterns
    DiscountsChain RuleRaces and Games
    Mensuration- Areas and VolumesRatio and ProportionSimple Interest and Compound Interest
    PartnershipsProfit and LossPercentage

    Reasoning Syllabus

    Verbal Series and Nonverbal seriesCode and DecodingRoutes and Networks
    Complex ArrangementsProblems based on SymmetryAnalytical Reasoning
    AnalogiesProblem based on Visual-AbilityDirection and Distances
    ClassificationOrdering and SequencingLinear Arrangements
    Symbols and NotationsBlood Relationships-

    General Knowledge Syllabus

    SportsScientific ResearchImportant days
    HistoryIndian ConstitutionGeneral Politics
    CultureCountries and CapitalsScience- Inventions and Discoveries
    AbbreviationsKnowledge of Current EventsIndia and Its Neighboring Countries
    Economic sceneInternational Current AffairsNational Current Affairs

    English Syllabus

    TensesSentence RearrangementComprehension
    ArticlesGrammarWord formation
    Sentence correctionSynonymsError correction
    Passage CompletionAntonymsTheme Detection
    Sentence completionConclusionFill in the Blanks
    Subject-Verb AgreementPassage CorrectionUnseen Passages
    Idioms and Phrases--

    NCHMCT JEE 2020 Books

    Given below are few reference books for every subject included in NCHMCT JEE 2020.

    Subject NameBook NameAuthors
    General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude sectionManorama Year Book 2020K.M Mathew and M. Mathew
    Pratiyogita DarpanUpkar Prakashan
    Pearson India YearbookThrope
    Lucent’s GKVinay Karana
    Competition Review Yearbook 2020Disha Experts
    Arihant General Knowledge 2020Manohar Pandey
    Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude30 day’s wonder Math’sS CHAND
    Quantitative AptitudeRS Aggarwal
    Reasoning and Logical DeductionQuantitative Aptitude question papers for banks and other government entrance exams -
    Verbal and Non-Verbal reasoningRS Aggarwal
    Quantitative Aptitude E-bookRS Aggarwal
    MK PANDEYMK Pandey
    Verbal Reasoning BookRS Agarwal
    501 Challenging Logical Reasoning Practice Book-
    English LanguageWren and MartinP.C Wren
    Pearson’s EnglishThrope
    Arihant General English for all Competitive ExamsS.C Gupta
    TATA McGraw-HillRajiv Mehrishi
    Aptitude for Service SectorR Gupta’s Book for Hotel ManagementRPH Editorial Board
    Arihant study package for Hotel Management and Hospitality Administration Arihant Experts
    Hotel Management Entrance exam GuideGladvin Rego
    How to prepare for hotel Management entrance ExaminationThrope
    Hotel Management Entrance Exam GuideDr. R P Datson
    Ramesh hotel management entrance exam guideRPH Editorial
    10 mock test for hotel management entrancesDharmendra Mittal
    Hotel Management Entrance Exam guideJawahar Book center
    Hotel Management Catering TechnologyVVK Subburaj

    NCHMCT JEE 2020 Important Instructions

    NCHMCT JEE 2020 is a pen and paper test so the candidates are advised to take along good quality ballpoint pen to avoid smudging

    • Candidates should outline the circle of their desired answer on their OMR sheet so as to avoid unnecessary spillage of ink outside the answer sheet.
    • Students should fill the circles carefully to avoid confusion between the answers as the OMR sheets are corrected by OMR form reader software.
    • Candidates are supposed to reach the examination center 30 minutes before the allotted time with their Admit cards as a must.
    • Exam duration is for 3 hours
    • Avoid gel pens and fountain pens. Multiple markings are invalid.
    • Do not make any stray marks on the OMR sheet. Do not fold it as well.

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    i am a second semester btech student, can i still apply for nchmct and how many marks shall i score to get admitted in pusa

    14 Apr, 2020 22:45
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ravi, yes, you are eligible for this exam provided you satisfy the age criteria as well.

    14 Apr, 2020 23:19
    Prashant M

    My son is in class 11th Commerce stream, he is interested in BHM course, can he appear in NCHMCT JEE 2020 exam for practice to understand the pattern and competition to qualify the exam next year.

    13 Dec, 2019 11:21
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Prashant, candidates applying for this exam must have passed class 12th in any stream. Thus, he will not be able to appear in this exam until he has passed class 12th. You can check other Eligibility Criteria for this exam from here.

    13 Dec, 2019 11:45
    balagani nagaraju

    Hi sir, I am studying B. Tech but i want job in hotel management. I eligible for this job.

    29 Sep, 2019 21:35
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Balagani, this cannot be assured as per your qualification. However, you can still apply for the same.

    30 Sep, 2019 12:45
    Harshita Sinha

    Hi I am complete MBA as a Marketing but I want to Hotel Management How to Perpar in this course please contact on this number 7795726437

    02 Sep, 2019 15:17
    Neerendra Singh

    Hi Pramod, you can do a hotel management course but, it depends on different college eligibility so you have to look accordingly.

    04 Sep, 2019 16:48
    Monalisa sahu

    I m pursuing my graduation so can i apply for diploma in front office operation?

    19 Aug, 2019 02:24
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Monalisa, yes, you are eligible for this course.

    19 Aug, 2019 10:56
    vidhi jaiswal

    Sir I m obtaining b. Com I am in b. Com final year and I want to do M. SC in hotel management. I want to know about the admission process and all..

    06 Aug, 2019 12:05
    Neerendra Singh

    HI VIDHI, for getting admission eligibility criteria and admission process is different college vise so can you tell us in which college you want to get admission.

    03 Sep, 2019 11:33
    Vijay yadav

    Me ne 12th ka exam diya hai kya me form bhar sakta hu last date kab hai

    11 Apr, 2019 10:28
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vijay, students who have passed HSC are eligible to fill the application form for the exam. Last date of submitting the application form was March 15, 2019 (tentatively).

    11 Apr, 2019 11:23
    anuj singh

    Mai es sal 12th ka exam dunga kya mai form bhar sakta hu aur yeh exam written hoga ya computer par hoga

    23 Jan, 2019 13:42
    Sarthak Mahajan

    Hi Anuj, Yes you are eligible for the exam. The exam is online i.e. Computer Based.

    23 Jan, 2019 18:05

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