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NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Pattern is released by National Testing Agency (NTA) to let candidates know about the marking scheme, marks distribution, syllabus and section weightage. This year, NCHM JEE 2020 will be conducted on April 25, 2020.

  • NCHMCT JEE is a 200 marks paper which consists of 200 objective types multiple choice questions.
  • Question paper is divided into 5 parts namely Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, English Language and Aptitude for Service Sector.
  • 4 mark will be provided to students for every correct mark whereas 1 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • It is a 3-hour long examination which is conducted in both Hindi and English.
  • The marking scheme of Service Sector Aptitude section remains different from the other sections. The marks are awarded according to the most appropriate answer.
  • It is advised that the students must reach the exam center half an hour before the examination starts.

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Highlights

NCHMCT JEE will be divided into 5 sections which comprise of 200 questions total. It is a 3-hour long MCQ based examination with objective type questions to attempt.

Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based Test)

Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Number of Papers 1
Number of Sections 5 (Language, Numerical Ability, General Language Reasoning and Logical Deduction, and Aptitude for Service Sector.)
Question Paper Type MCQ (objective type)
NCHMCT JEE 2020 Total Marks 200
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Exam Language Hindi and English Both

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Exam Pattern in Detail

  • NCHMCT requires 5 different streams of subjects to be studied and English as a compulsory subject to be studied in the educational background.
  • A pen and paper test in both Hindi and English.
  • The examination contains objective type questions based on the latest syllabus.
  • The type of question varies from section to section. Here are the type of questions that will be asked in all the sections:
  1. Numerical Ability and Analytical aptitude- Candidates must study topics of numerical ability. Basic mathematics questions are asked.
  2. Reasoning and Logical Deduction- Simple to work out. Always be calm and focused using your logical ability to solve the problems
  3. General Knowledge and current affairs- GK asked from around the world and the country. Read good GK books and newspaper for solving this section.
  4. English Language- Good command over English is required for this section.
  5. Aptitude for Service Sector- It is suggested to go through previous years question papers. Easy questions that can be solved with practice.

Section wise weight-age

Sections No. of Questions Marks
Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude 30 30
Reasoning and Logical Deduction 30 30
General Language and Current Affairs 30 30
English Language 60 60
Aptitude for Service Sector 50 50
Total 200 200

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Marking Scheme

NCHMCT JEE question paper comprises of 200 questions and for each correct answer, the candidate is awarded 4 marks. There will be a negative marking of 1 marks for every wrong answer. 0.05 marks can be deducted for every unanswered question.

Marking scheme for Service Sector Aptitude section of the question paper will be done differently. Marking scheme for it is as follows-

  • Correct Answer Four mark: +4
  • Incorrect Answer Minus one mark: -1
  • Unanswered/Marked for Review: No mark (0)

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Syllabus

NCHMCT JEE is an aptitude test for Hotel Management and Catering Technology. It can be cracked easily by solving previous years question papers to gain knowledge and make each section strong. Here is the syllabus for all the topics that are asked in the exam:

Numerical Ability Syllabus

Number system H.C.F and L.C.M Averages
Square roots cube roots Problems of Trains Logarithm
Elementary Mathematics Time and Distance Problem on Ages
Arithmetic Time and Work Boats and Streams
Fractions and decimals Work and Ages Clocks and Calendars
Area and parameter of plain figures Variation Mixtures and Allegations
Volume and Surface are of solid Simplification Pipes and Cisterns
Discounts Chain Rule Races and Games
Mensuration- Areas and Volumes Ratio and Proportion Simple Interest and Compound Interest
Partnerships Profit and Loss Percentage

Reasoning Syllabus

Verbal Series and Nonverbal series Code and Decoding Routes and Networks
Complex Arrangements Problems based on Symmetry Analytical Reasoning
Analogies Problem based on Visual-Ability Direction and Distances
Classification Ordering and Sequencing Linear Arrangements
Symbols and Notations Blood Relationships

General Knowledge Syllabus

Sports Scientific Research Important days
History Indian Constitution General Politics
Culture Countries and Capitals Science- Inventions and Discoveries
Abbreviations Knowledge of Current Events India and Its Neighboring Countries
Economic scene International Current Affairs National Current Affairs

English Syllabus

Tenses Sentence Rearrangement Comprehension
Articles Grammar Word formation
Sentence correction Synonyms Error correction
Passage Completion Antonyms Theme Detection
Sentence completion Conclusion Fill in the Blanks
Subject-Verb Agreement Passage Correction Unseen Passages
Idioms and Phrases

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Books

Given below are few reference books for every subject included in NCHMCT JEE 2020.

Subject Name Book Name Authors
General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude section Manorama Year Book 2020 K.M Mathew and M. Mathew
Pratiyogita Darpan Upkar Prakashan
Pearson India Yearbook Thrope
Lucent’s GK Vinay Karana
Competition Review Yearbook 2020 Disha Experts
Arihant General Knowledge 2020 Manohar Pandey
Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude 30 day’s wonder Math’s S CHAND
Quantitative Aptitude RS Aggarwal
Reasoning and Logical Deduction Quantitative Aptitude question papers for banks and other government entrance exams
Verbal and Non-Verbal reasoning RS Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude E-book RS Aggarwal
Verbal Reasoning Book RS Aggarwal
501 Challenging Logical Reasoning Practice Book
English Language Wren and Martin P.C Wren
Pearson’s English Thrope
Arihant General English for all Competitive Exams S.C Gupta
TATA McGraw-Hill Rajiv Mehrishi
Aptitude for Service Sector R Gupta’s Book for Hotel Management RPH Editorial Board
Arihant study package for Hotel Management and Hospitality Administration Arihant Experts
Hotel Management Entrance exam Guide Gladvin Rego
How to prepare for hotel Management entrance Examination Thrope
Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide Dr. R P Datson
Ramesh hotel management entrance exam guide RPH Editorial
10 mock test for hotel management entrances Dharmendra Mittal
Hotel Management Entrance Exam guide Jawahar Book center
Hotel Management Catering Technology VVK Subburaj

NCHMCT JEE 2020 Important Instructions

NCHMCT JEE 2020 is a pen and paper test so the candidates are advised to take along good quality ballpoint pen to avoid smudging

  • Candidates should outline the circle of their desired answer on their OMR sheet so as to avoid unnecessary spillage of ink outside the answer sheet.
  • Students should fill the circles carefully to avoid confusion between the answers as the OMR sheets are corrected by OMR form reader software.
  • Candidates are supposed to reach the examination center 30 minutes before the allotted time with their Admit cards as a must.
  • Exam duration is for 3 hours
  • Avoid gel pens and fountain pens. Multiple markings are invalid.
  • Do not make any stray marks on the OMR sheet. Do not fold it as well.

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