National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test 2017 for recruitment of Hotel Management teachers

Are you looking for teaching job vacancies in a hotel management institute in India? To apply for recruitment listings of teaching jobs in hotel management institutes in India you have to apply online for the National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test 2017 (NHTET-2017). Success in this test will make you eligible for direct recruitment for posts of Assistant Lecturers (AL) and Teaching Associates (TA) in IHMs and FCIs in India. Learn more about NHTET-2017 from this article.

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT), Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India invites online applications for the National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test 2017 (NHTET-2017). This test is now mandatory to become eligible to apply for the direct recruitment posts of Assistant Lecturers (AL) and Teaching Associates (TA) in the 68 IHMs (Institutes of Hotel Management) and FCIs (Food Craft Institutes) which function under the aegis of NCHMCT. The NHTET-2017 is schedule to be held on 9th April 2017.

Don't miss this superb opportunity if you are aspiring to launch your career in teaching in the hospitality industry!

Eligibility requirements

Age criteria

As on 31st March 2017, the age limit is as follows:
  1. For General Category candidates: 29 years

  2. For OBC Category candidates: 32 years

  3. For SC/ST and PD Categories: 34 years.

Note: On successfully passing the NHTET-2017, you will be allowed to apply against any vacancy of AL and TA (the maximum age is 30 years with relaxation for reserved candidates) for a period of one year, that is, up to 31st March 2018.

Academic qualification and work experience criteria

You must have a full time Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Administration/Hotel Management after 10+2 from a recognized university with at least 60% marks. Additionally, you should have a minimum of two years of industry experience post-qualification of the Degree.
You must have a full time Master's Degree in Hospitality Administration/Hotel Management after Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Administration/Hotel Management from a recognized university with at least 60% marks either in the Bachelor or Master's Degree qualifying exam.

Note: If you are appearing in the final semester / final year exam of the Master's Degree and have passed all the subjects of the previous year / semester, then too you can apply for NHTET-2017.

Application fees

The fee for the application form is as follows:
  1. General, OBC category male candidates: Rs.800/-

  2. SC/ST/PD category candidates: Rs.400/-

  3. All female candidates: Rs.400/-

How to apply

  1. You must apply online only at the Tourism & Hospitality Institute Management System website after checking out the detailed brochure which contains information about the exam scheme and passing criteria. This brochure is also available online at the website.

  2. Once you have submitted the online application, you have to take a print out of it.

  3. Send the printed application along with the requisite fee through a Demand Draft to reach NHMCT by 31st March 2017 at this address:
    A-34, Sector-62,

Important dates

  • Online application begins: 19th February 2017 to 18th March 2017

  • Last date for receipt of confirmation sheet along with fee and other documents: 31st March 2017

  • Date of NHTET-2017 in 16 cities in India: 9th April 2017.

  • NHTET-2017 results: 1st May 2017

Contact information

For any enquiries call: 0120-2590603 (9a.m. to 5.30p.m.)

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Guest Author: Sachin Themes20 Apr 2017

This is a nice article. Hospitality is a lucrative career one should pursue.

Guest Author: junaid ul haq30 Apr 2017

Please let me know where to send the demand draft.

Author: Vandana01 May 2017 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 4

The DD (in favour of NCHMCT payable at Noida or Delhi) has to be sent with the application to NCHMCT and the address too is provided, namely: A-34, Sector-62, Noida-201309, U.P.

The next NHTET is scheduled for June 2017. For this, the age criteria as on 31st March 2018 is:

  • For General Category: 30 years

  • For OBC Category: 33 years

  • For SC/ST and PD Categories: 35 years

The June 2017 NHTET schedule is as follows:
  1. Submit online application from: 30th April 2017

  2. Last date to submit online application: 2nd June, 2017

  3. Last date for receipt of confirmation sheet along with the fee (DD): 5th June 2017

  4. Date of NHTET in 16 cities: 17th June, 2017

  5. Date of declaration of Result: onn or before 28th June, 2017

Please refer to the official website (link has been provided in the article) for updates.

Guest Author: Shashank purushottam11 Mar 2018

Could you please tell me what is the validity of the certificate that we receive after we pass the exam for an assistant lecturer?

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