Introduction NCHMCT JEE is a national-level joint entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to 3 years of undergraduate courses. National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) was established in 1982 as an autonomous body for the growth and development of hospitality management education in the country.
Eligibility for Admission The candidates registering for NCHMCT JEE should have appeared or cleared his/her higher secondary examination or 10+2 with English as one of the subjects. Candidates must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination.
The upper age limit is 22 years for general category and 25 years for SC/ST category. They should also produce a fitness certificate from a certified doctor/hospital.
Seats Availability Through NCHMCT JEE, a candidate is eligible to get admission to more than 63 IHMs and a total of 8309 seats including government (Central & State) as well as private colleges, falling under the academic umbrella of NCHMCT which are as follows:
i) Central government-affiliated Institutes of Hotel management – 4988
ii) government-affiliated Institutes of Hotel management – 2089
iii) PSU Institutes of Hotel management – 64
iv) Private Institutes of Hotel management – 1168
Exam Application Procedure Candidates can visit the official website of NTA www.nchm.nic.in and apply online to take the entrance exam. The candidate needs to provide his/her basic details such as name, date of birth, Educational qualification, address, exam centres and other details as asked in the form. They need to scan the photograph, signature and other documents and attach it with the application before submitting the same on the portal. A nominal fee of Rs. 900/- for general category and Rs.450/- for reserved category needs to be paid online or the application will be rejected/invalid.
Exam Pattern The NCHMCT JEE is conducted in 2 rounds. The first round is a 3-hour 200 marks objective-type multiple-choice online exam held in more than 33 cities across India. Each correct answer gets 1 mark while a wrong answer carries a negative of 0.25 mark. The portion and marking for each subject are as follows :
i. Numerical and Analytical Aptitude for 30 Marks.
ii. Reasoning and Logical Deduction for 30 Marks.
iii. GK and Current Affairs for 30 Marks.
iv. English for 60 Marks
v. Aptitude for 50 Marks.
Once you clear the written exam, the second round is a personal interview and GD/debate. The final merit list is prepared as per the performance in both the sessions.
Now let's find the 4 best coaching institutes in Mumbai that assist aspirants to get proper guidance for NCHMCT JEE and get into the best catering colleges across India.
1. Management Career Makers(MCM) Classes MCM was started in the year 2000 as a complete career counselling and entrance test training institute and over these 19 years, they have helped many students to get into the best colleges by providing training.
They provide excellent study material that covers the complete syllabus of English, Maths, GK, current affairs, visual reasoning, and aptitude. They have mock tests that help the students to have a clear view of the exam pattern. It helps to identify the weakness of the students and help the teachers to focus on their weakness and improve their scores. The faculty are well experienced as they have been in the field for several years. The institute conducts online test series, weekly revision modules, personal interviews and GD training sessions that help the students to face the entire exam section with ease. They have their branches at Borivali(W), Andheri(w), Dadar(W), Thane(W) and Vashi.
Contact details of MCM Classes :-
Address: 204, 2nd floor, Rizvi Chambers No. 1, Hill Road, Near Lucky Hotel, Bandra West, Mumbai – 400050
Phone: 9820758742 / 9892217154 / 26432764 / 26407108
2. Samarth Educare The institute, a vision of Mr. Samarth Palkar, was established in the year 1998 to provide quality education with a good set-up for the students. The institute has zestful teachers who are passionate and dedicated and enrich the students with their professional approach and help them to clear their doubts. The faculties are with the Institute for many years and thus there is a family-type bond among everyone.
The institute has an R&D department that focuses on establishing simple and easy conceptual study materials and try to balance both, the board and entrance exam portion effectively. They help the students to handle the challenges of competitive exams with ease. They have their branches at Parel and Dadar(W).
Contact details of Samarth Educare Classes :-
Address: B - 101, Bhagirathi Bhuwan CHS, Ganesh Gally, Lalbaug, Mumbai - 400012.
Phone: 022 2471 0786
3. Swayam Educational Development Institute (SEDI) Pvt Ltd SEDI does not believe in just coaching or training but in guiding and imparting confidence to students and clear the competitive exam with high scores/grades. The institute has a good campus, modern teaching utilities, an updated library with well-qualified teachers who provide guidance, tricks and easy notes. They conduct Mock tests, GD and interview sessions that prepare the aspirants to crack the exam with mastery. Each batch is limited to 30 students that helps provide individual attention to students.
They provide Counselling that aid students to narrow down on the best career options. The trainers highlight their strengths and guided them in the right direction. They also help them realize their weaknesses and provided students with a scope to improve and work on them. They have their branches in Vashi and Pune.
Contact details of Swayam Educational Development Institute:-
Address: Bal Ganesh Tower, 2nd floor, Room No.203, Besides Ganesh Tower, Near Platform No.1, Thane(W)
Phone: 022 41008187 / 41316605
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4. Karnavat Classes Karnavat Classes has been around for the last 41 years, headed by Mr. S.C. Karnavat who has been a professor and HOD(Commerce) of N.G. Bedekar College, Thane. This is the only academy offering coaching only for commerce students. The classes have spacious air-Conditioned classrooms with batches according to percentage slabs. It provides excellent exam-oriented coaching, comprehensive notes, and study materials with the latest teaching aids like magnetic boards, LCD projectors, etc.
The faculty provides the best techniques along with periodic tests and doubt-clearing sessions. The institute is situated near the station which is convenient for students and teachers to commute. The institute has a Generator back-up, Library facility, career guidance cells and also organize picnics for better students-teachers bonding.
Contact details of Karnavat Classes:-
Address: 1st Floor, Ramgumpha Apartment, Lohar Lane, Near Railway Station, Behind Tip Top Mithaiwala, Thane West - 400601
Phone: 022 25368062 / 25333216