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NCHMCT entrance exam 2018 for M.Sc. Hospitality Administration courses

Are you looking for the NCHMCT online application admission notification to M.Sc. Hospitality Administration courses in India? This article gives complete information of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) entrance exam through which you can get admission to the M.Sc. (HA) programs offered by institutes affiliated to it in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT), Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India has issued the notification inviting online applications for the M.Sc. Hospitality Administration (HA) entrance exam 2018. Through this exam, admission can be gained for the 2018-2020 academic session in the two-year M.Sc. Hospitality Administration program which is jointly offered by NCHMCT and M.Sc. Hospitality Administration.

Program overview

The M.Sc. Hospitality Administration program is a full-time course of two years' duration with four 4 semesters. It can be pursued at one of the four reputed hotel management institutes in India which are affiliated to NCHMCT and NCHM Institute of Hospitality. These are: IHM Pusa, IHM Chennai, IHM Bangalore, IHM Lucknow and NCHM-IH in Noida.

The course aims to provide job-oriented skills to get gainful employment in the field of hospitality. You can even take up a teaching career in the sector at a reputed job a hotel management institute or take up a manager's post in the private sector. The curriculum has been designed to get in-depth knowledge of and exposure to various aspects of the hospitality industry. Alongside classroom sessions, there will be industry mentorship and counseling sessions. During the third semester, a student can opt for either Human Resource Management or Sales & Marketing.

Seat Reservation

There are 140 seats available totally. The seats are reserved as follows:
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) category candidates: 15%

  • Scheduled Tribe (ST) category candidates: 7 ½ %

  • OBC (Central List) (non-creamy layer) category: 27%

  • Physically disabled candidates: 5%

Eligibility criteria

You should have a B.Sc. degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration from NCHM-IGNOU
You should have a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management from a recognized university and the institute is approved by AICTE.

If you are appearing for the final semester / final year exam of the afore-mentioned degrees and would be able to submit your Bachelor's Degree latest by 31st October 2018, then also you can apply for the entrance exam.

Direct admission without appearing for the entrance exam

Direct admission to the program is also available without appearing for the joint entrance exam for those who have scored an aggregate of 55% marks in B.Sc. degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration from NCHM-IGNOU OR have a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management from a recognized university & the institute is approved by AICTE + two years or more of working experience in 3-star or above rated hotel industry (industrial training during the program will not be considered as work experience). Industry-sponsored candidates with the requisite qualification as mentioned above and having work experience can also apply. Such candidates are required to attach the sponsorship letter with their application.

Application fees

The fee for the application form is Rs. 900/- for General and OBC category candidates and Rs.450/- for SC/ST/PD category candidates: Rs.450/-.

How to apply

  1. You have to apply online only through theTourism & Hospitality Institute Management System website

  2. After copleting and submitting the online application, take a print-out of it.

  3. Send the printed application form along with the requisite fee through a Demand Draft and other required documents to reach NCHMCT (address provided below) latest by 30th April 2018.

Application Schedule

  1. Online application begins: 25th February 2018.

  2. Online application ends: 25th April 2018.

  3. Last date for receipt of confirmation sheet along with fee and other documents: 30th April 2018.

  4. Date of the entrance exam: 19th May 2018, 10a.m. to 12 noon.

Contact information

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology
A-34, Sector -62,
NCHMCT website: http://www.nchm.nic.in/
For any enquiries call: 0120-2590603 (9a.m. to 5.30p.m.) / Toll free: 1800-180-3151

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