NCHM JEE 2022 Live: Exam over, answer key, paper analysis, cut off, result date

NCHM JEE 2022 concluded today at 1 pm. Check out live NCHMCT JEE exam coverage to know more about the NCHM JEE exam students' reactions, analysis, and expected cutoff.

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Prerna Goel | Jul 26, 2022 - 12:50 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has successfully conducted the NCHM JEE exam 2022 from 10 am to 1 pm in online mode. NCHM JEE 2022 was held in 75 test cities across India. The questions asked in NCHM JEE 2022 exam were in accordance with the test pattern mentioned on the NCHMCT JEE 2022 official website and the difficulty level is similar to that of past years’ papers.
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Approximately 30,000 students registered for this hotel management entrance exam. It was necessary for candidates to have the NCHM JEE admit card along with a valid ID proof in order to write the exam. Careers360 brings you live coverage of the entrance test. Also, candidates can get familiar with the NCHM JEE exam analysis now as the exam has been concluded. The NCHM JEE exam analysis will help test-takers to know the difficulty level and type of questions asked in the exam.

NCHMCT JEE 2022: Exam Highlights

Exam name

National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE)

NCHM JEE Conducting body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

Undergraduate at the national level (annually)

Mode of exam

Computer Based Test

Courses offered through the NCHMCT JEE entrance exam

BSc. (HHA) in various IHMs and other participating institutes

NCHM JEE exam duration

3 hours

Total marks of NCHM JEE question paper


Total questions in NCHM JEE


NCHM JEE marking scheme

  • 4 for each correct response
  • -1 for each incorrect response
  • No marks for unattempted questions
  • No negative marking for Non-MCQ questions

Colleges Accepting NCHM JEE exam score

21 central IHMs, 27 state IHMs, 1 PSU IHM, and 27 Private IHMs that are affiliated to NCHMCT

NCHM JEE official website

Contact details

  • 0120-68952000
  • 011-40759000

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NTA has concluded the NCHM JEE 2022 today at 1 pm. NCHM JEE exam was held as a computer-based test. As per NCHM JEE 2022 exam analysis, the exam was of easy to moderate level. Also check NCHM JEE 2022 expected cutoff and post-exam students’ reactions.

June 18, 2022 | 07:55 PM IST

List of Top Hotel Management Colleges in India

The top hotel management colleges in India are classified as top institutions set up by the central government, state government, private bodies, and PSU. The list is as follows:

  • IHM Delhi
  • WGSHA Manipal
  • IHM Mumbai
  • IHM Bangalore
  • IHM Hyderabad
  • BCIHMCT Delhi
  • IHM Chennai
  • IHM Lucknow
  • AIHMCT Bangalore
  • IHM Kolkata
June 18, 2022 | 06:52 PM IST

NCHMCT JEE 2022 Reservation Criteria

Following is the reservation criteria followed by NCHMCT for admission in IHMs:


Reservation Criteria

Other Backward Classes (OBC)


Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Economically weaker section(EWS)


Physically Handicapped/Disabled


Kashmiri Migrant

One seat in each state and central government-affiliated IHM

June 18, 2022 | 05:52 PM IST

NCHM JEE 2022 Expected Cutoff

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) will release the NCHM JEE 2022 cutoff as soon as the result of NCHM JEE gets declared. Check out the expected cutoff of NCHM JEE 2022 here:


NCHMCT JEE 2022 expected cutoff (Out of 200)



Open (PWD)

105- 112





June 18, 2022 | 04:59 PM IST

NCHMCT JEE 2022 Question Paper

NTA will release the NCHMCT JEE 2022 question paper along with the answer key. Candidates can check the NCHMCT JEE question paper by logging in to their registered accounts via application number and password/ date of birth.

June 18, 2022 | 04:14 PM IST

When will NTA release the NCHMCT JEE 2022 answer key?

The National Testing Agency is likely to release the NCHM JEE answer key 2022 in the last week of June 2022 in online mode. Candidates will be able to check the answer key of NCHM JEE at its official website,

June 18, 2022 | 03:43 PM IST

NCHM JEE 2022 Cut off: Determining factors

The NCHMCT JEE 2022 cutoff will be released by the authority keeping in mind various factors. These factors are:

  • Total number of seats
  • The difficulty level of examination
  • Number of appeared candidates in the examination
June 18, 2022 | 02:34 PM IST

NCHMCT JEE Answer Key 2022

NTA will release NCHMCT JEE answer key soon. The official NCHMCT JEE 2022 answer key will be available over the official website and the candidates need the application number and password/ date of birth to download it. The answer key of NCHMCT JEE has correct answers to all questions asked in exam.

June 18, 2022 | 02:24 PM IST

What is a good score in NCHMCT JEE?

As the NCHM JEE 2022 exam is of 800 marks in total, any score above 730 is a good score in NCHMCT JEE.

June 18, 2022 | 02:14 PM IST

How many colleges are under NCHMCT JEE?

There are 21 central government HM colleges, 27 state government institutes, 29 private, and 1 public service undertakings having over 12,045 seats to be filled annually.

June 18, 2022 | 02:01 PM IST

NCHM JEE College Predictor

Get your NCHM JEE personalised report with top predicted IHMs, Government & Private Colleges delivered on personal mail address using Careers360 NCHM JEE 2022 College Predictor tool. This tool will help you in predicting admission chances in NCHMCT JEE score accepting colleges.
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June 18, 2022 | 01:56 PM IST

NCHM JEE 2022: Rank you need to get for admission in top 5 IHMs

Check out the video on NCHMCT JEE colleges and the rank you need to get for admission in top 5 IHMs.

June 18, 2022 | 01:50 PM IST

NCHMCT JEE 2022 marking scheme

As per the NCHM JEE 2022 exam pattern, the marking scheme of the exam on which the score will be calculated, is as follows:

  • Four marks will be awarded for each right answer

  • 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

  • No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.

June 18, 2022 | 01:34 PM IST

NCHMCT JEE 2022 Exam Analysis

The students who appeared in NCHM JEE 2022, say that the exam level was between easy to moderate. Here is the gyst of NCHM JEE 2022 exam analysis.

  • Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude - Moderate to Difficult

  • Reasoning and Logical Deduction - Easy

  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs - Easy

  • English - Moderate

  • Aptitude for Service Sector - Moderate

As per the analysis by the experts and exam review shared by the students, reasonable attempts in the NCHM JEE 2022 exam is around 145+ questions.

June 18, 2022 | 01:01 PM IST

NCHM JEE exam 2022 concludes

The NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam has concluded today at 1 pm. Students reported the NCHM JEE exam as comparatively easier than last year. The NCHM JEE 2022 entrance exam was conducted in a computer-based test mode for a duration of 180 minutes. NCHM JEE 2022 pattern was similar to the previous year.
Candidates coming out of NCHM JEE test centres

June 18, 2022 | 12:55 PM IST

NCHMCT JEE 2022: Previous year's exam analysis

Last year NTA conducted NCHMCT JEE on August 10 in remote proctored mode due to surging coronavirus cases in India. As per the previous year’s NCHM JEE 2022 exam analysis, the test was of moderate difficulty level. 


Number of questions

Difficulty Level

English Language



Aptitude for Service Sector



General Knowledge and Current Affairs


Easy to moderate

Reasoning and Logical Deduction



Numerical ability and scientific aptitude


Easy to moderate

June 18, 2022 | 12:39 PM IST

How many seats are there in IHM?

As per the previous year's statistics, the total number of seats in participating colleges through NCHMCT JEE were 12,045.

June 18, 2022 | 12:29 PM IST

What is the fees of IHM?

All IHMs have different fee structures. Mostly IHM fee ranges from Rs 2 lakhs to 6 lakhs, in total. IHM Pusa total fee for BSc. HHA course is Rs 2,74,900 while for IHM Mumbai, the fee is Rs 4,02,550 in overall.

June 18, 2022 | 11:45 AM IST


NCHM JEE and NCHMCT JEE 2022 are same. However the exam is now known as NCHM JEE, that is, the National Council of Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination which is now conducted by NTA. Earlier the exam was conducted by National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT).

June 18, 2022 | 11:22 AM IST

Is NCHMCT JEE tough?

Students find the overall difficulty level of the NCHM JEE exam between easy to moderate. The Mathematics section is normally reported to have some tricky questions. As per the previous year, the reasoning section in NCHMCT JEE was a bit difficult.

June 18, 2022 | 10:00 AM IST

NCHMCT JEE exam commences amidst COVID 19 pandemic

The NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam is now being conducted in 75 test cities across the country. The exam has begun at 10:00 a.m amidst the COVID 19 pandemic. Most of the candidates are seen taking all the precautions as they appeared for the entrance exam. As instructed, candidates arrived wearing masks. Social distancing is also being maintained at the test centre and there are arrangements for proper sanitisation.

June 18, 2022 | 09:52 AM IST

Candidates sitting in the NCHMCT JEE examination hall

June 18, 2022 | 09:39 AM IST

Tips to be followed while answering questions in NCHMCT JEE exam

Candidates are advised to follow some important tips while answering the questions in NCHM JEE. 

  • Keep yourself calm and positive. This will allow the candidates to focus on the exam questions and solve it accurately.

  • Focus on those sections first which are your strength and secure the marks.

  • Avoid presuming the answer: Do not answer any question if you are not certain about it as the same will lead to negative marking for the wrong/ incorrectly marked answer.

  • Have confidence in yourself: It is important for candidates to have confidence in their learning and examination strategy to crack the NCHM JEE 2022 exam.

June 18, 2022 | 09:30 AM IST

Candidates going through the frisking process at NCHM JEE test centre

It is seen that all students have to undergo a frisking process before entering the exam venue. Frisking is being conducted using handheld metal detectors without touching the body. Do not wear any jewelry or metallic object. Do not bring a communication device like a mobile phone or calculator.

June 18, 2022 | 09:24 AM IST

Lab numbers displayed at NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam centres

For the convenience of the candidates, lab numbers are displayed at the NCHMCT JEE exam 2022 centres. There will be barcode readers that will be placed at the entry point. It is here that the barcode of NCHMCT JEE admit card 2022 will be scanned and candidates will be told about the lab number. Rough sheet will be kept on the desk of the candidates before the NCHM JEE 2022 exam begins. The objective is to ensure that the complete process is touch free and social distancing is maintained at the NCHMCT JEE test centre.

June 18, 2022 | 09:17 AM IST

NCHM JEE 2022- Entry for the exam begins

The NCHM JEE exam entry has started now. Candidates are asked to maintain the social distance and keep the mask on as per the COVID norms and regulations prescribed by the government. Most of the students are equipped with exam kits and admit cards are flashing in the hands of the candidate. The examination will be of three hours duration with 200 multiple choice questions.

June 18, 2022 | 09:09 AM IST

NCHM JEE Exam 2022- Details mentioned on admit card

The following details will be available on the admit card of NCHMCT JEE 2022: 

  • Roll number 

  • Candidate's name 

  • Gender 

  • Category 

  • Father’s name 

  • Date of Birth 

  • Candidate’s signature 

  • Candidate’s photo 

  • Question paper medium 

  • Exam date 

  • Exam time 

  • Course name 

  • Test centre number 

  • Test centre address 

  • Reporting time 

June 18, 2022 | 09:06 AM IST

Candidates seen arriving at the test centre of NCHMCT JEE

Candidates have started arriving at the NCHM JEE 2022 test centre well ahead of the scheduled time of the exam in order to avoid overcrowding. Most of the candidates are seen wearing masks and taking all the necessary precautions as they proceed to appear for the NCHMCT JEE exam.

 NCHM JEE test centre

June 18, 2022 | 08:59 AM IST

NCHM JEE 2022: Last-minute tips by toppers

The toppers can provide a better insight into the last-minute preparation tips for candidates appearing in the NCHM JEE exam 2022. 

  • Knowing your weakness areas: Abhishek Maitra, one of the toppers of NCHM JEE,  has pointed out that awareness of your weak areas is equally important. This will allow the candidate to decide their area of focus at the time of the NCHM JEE exam 2022. 

  • Self-study is key: Toppers have pointed out that self-study is the most important thing in the preparation of the NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam. Hence, candidates who do not enroll themselves with any coaching can have full faith in their preparation strategy to ace this exam with good scores. 

  • Stay focused and calm: Candidates are advised by toppers to keep themselves calm and focused in the last few days of the NCHM JEE exam 2022. It avoids any confusion and hassle on the examination day.

Check out video on NCHM JEE 2022 last minute tips

June 18, 2022 | 08:57 AM IST

NCHM JEE Covid-19 measures to be taken

Due to the prevailing situation of COVID-19 pandemic, candidates should follow the COVID guidelines issued by the authority. COVID-19 guidelines are mentioned on the NCHMCT JEE admit card under the exam instructions. Here are some of what a candidate must follow

  • Co-operate with the authority for thermal screening

  • Use a face mask and keep personal sanitizer for hand sanitization at key entry points.

  • Maintain social distancing

  • Avoid crowding. Do not be in a rush during check-in.

  • If having any symptoms related to COVID, inform the authority. They will make arrangements for your exam.

June 18, 2022 | 08:55 AM IST

NCHM JEE exam 2022: General exam day guidelines

Candidates appearing for the NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam must follow the following exam day guidelines:

  • Candidates should not forget to carry their NCHMCT JEE 2022 admit card. They can download their admit card from the official website of NCHMCT 2022 -

  • Candidate should bring the latest passport size photograph to the exam centre. Make sure it is the same photograph used in the application form.

  • They must carry valid identity proof for easy verification of their identity.

June 18, 2022 | 08:52 AM IST

NCHM JEE 2022: Paper pattern

NCHMCT JEE is a national-level exam conducted by NTA for admission to Bachelor courses in hotel and hospitality administration from top hotel institutes in India. The NCHMCT JEE 2022 will be:

  • A CBT-based test consisting of a total of 200 multiple choice questions

  • Candidates will be allotted 3 hours to answer the questions

  • Questions will be asked from English comprehension, numeral ability, reasoning and logical deduction, aptitude for the service sector. 

June 18, 2022 | 08:50 AM IST

What to carry at the NCHM JEE 2022 test centre?

Candidates must carry the following items to the NCHM JEE test centre:

  • A ballpoint pen, two copies of the NCHM JEE admit card, valid photo ID proof and a passport-size photo.

  • Carry a face mask, hand sanitiser and drinking water.

  • Self-declaration form along with the admit card before reaching the test centre.

  • Reach the NCHM JEE exam centre as per the reporting time mentioned on the admit card of NCHM JEE

  • Wear simple outfits with plain cardigans and sweaters.

  • Do not carry any stationery item other than a pen. Do not carry electronic items including mobile phones, pager, watch, iPad and calculators.

June 18, 2022 | 08:48 AM IST

NCHM JEE 2022 - Exam Centre Reporting Schedule

Aspirants of  NCHMCT JEE 2022 are advised to report to the exam centre at the stipulated time mentioned on their respective admit card. In fact, candidates should reach the exam centre at least an hour before the reporting time as per the admit card. Failure to report on the time given may result in you not being allowed to check in at the exam center.

June 18, 2022 | 08:45 AM IST

List of NCHM JEE test cities

NCHMCT JEE 2022 exam will be conducted in online mode across the country. The test will be held in 75 cities throughout the country. The exam city will be mentioned on the admit card of NCHMCT JEE 2022. The National Testing Agency had also released the advance intimation slip of exam centres allotted to candidates.

June 18, 2022 | 08:35 AM IST

NCHMCT JEE 2022: Exam highlights

The NCHM JEE exam highlights are as follows:



Name of the Exam


Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Level of exam


Mode of the exam

Computer-based mode

Duration of the exam

Three hours

Medium of the exam

Hindi and English

Types of questions asked


Total number of questions


June 18, 2022 | 08:30 AM IST

NCHM JEE 2022: Exam date and time

NTA is conducting National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) today, June 18, 2022, in computer-based mode. NCHMCT JEE exam will be conducted from 10 am to 1 pm. The duration of the NCHM test is 180 minutes. NCHM JEE exam 2022 is being held in over 75 test cities across India. Candidates must reach the NCHM JEE test centre at least an hour before the reporting time so that they can easily go through the frisking process and other covid-19 formalities.

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