Candidates interested in appearing for the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology’s Joint Entrance Examination 2019, must have a clear idea of the exam pattern. Understanding the exam pattern helps in better exam preparation. From this year, the exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The exam is scheduled to be conducted on 27th April 2019 (Saturday). Read on the article to understand the exam pattern for the hotel management entrance examination.
NCHM 2019 Exam Pattern
The question paper of NCHM JEE will comprise of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) to test the candidate’s numerical ability, reasoning skills, knowledge of English language, current affairs, and aptitude for the service sector. Section wise distribution of questions is as follows:
|Subjects/Sections||Number of Questions||Duration|
|Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude||30||3 Hours|
|Reasoning and Logical Deduction||30|
|Aptitude for Service Sector||50|
|General Knowledge & Current Affairs||30|
Medium of question paper – English and Hindi
Marking Scheme – The marking scheme for all the sections is the same. Four marks will be awarded for every correct answer and one mark will be deducted for incorrect answer. No marks will be awarded/deducted for unanswered/marked for review questions.
Mode of the exam – Computer Based Test (CBT)
Syllabus – After understanding the exam pattern, candidates will be able to analyse the NCHM JEE syllabus accordingly and come up with a clear preparation strategy.
NTA’s Test Practice Centres
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has established a network of practice centres through which candidates can get familiar with the pattern of the computer-based test. For detailed information about the TPCs, visit the official website of NTA.
List of Barred Items
Candidates must not carry the following items to the examination hall:
- Geometry/Instrument/Pencil box
- Stationery/Paper/Textual Material (printed or written)
- Eatables and Water (loose or packed)
- Calculator, Camera, Tape recorder, mobile phone, earphone, microphone, electronic gadgets, etc.
“If any candidate is in possession of any of the above item, his/her candidature will be treated as unfair means and his/her current examination will be cancelled & he/she will also be debarred for future examination(s) & the equipment will be seized.”
Please Note – Rough papers and a Pen/Pencil will be provided at the test centre for calculations. Candidates have to leave the rough papers at their respective desks. Candidates will not be allowed to carry anything outside the examination hall.