NCHMCT – National Council of Hotel Management and Catering Technology conducts JEE – Joint Entrance Examination every year to offer admission to the aspirants of hospitality industry and hotel administration programmes. NCHMCT is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology was set up in the year 1982 by the Government of India as an autonomous body for coordinated growth and development of hospitality education in the country.

Initially, the Council was set up as the National Board of Studies in Food Management, Catering & Nutrition under the administrative control of Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Food) and subsequently transferred to the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in the year 1984.

It was named as National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology. Currently, the office of the Council is situated at A-34, Sector-62, Noida, Uttar Pradesh with its own building, while the registered office is at Pusa, New Delhi.

The Council regulates academics activities in the field of Hospitality Education & Training that is imparted through:

  • 21 Central Government sponsored Institutes of Hotel Management
  • 21 State Government sponsored institutes
  • 15 Private institutes and
  • 7 Food Craft Institutes

By clearing NCHMCT JEE, candidates can secure admission in these institutes.

Through the Council, these institutes offer ten different professional programs leading to an award of Certificate, Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma, Bachelor and Master Degree.

The B.Sc. and M.Sc. programmes are offered in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University – IGNOU.

Apart from this, a total of seven Food Craft Institutes offer Diploma programmes in specific hospitality related operational areas, through the Council.

All these colleges offer standardised course curriculum as prescribed by NCHMCT for the various programmes that they offer.

As per the NCHMCT JEE brochure, the Council, till date has trained approximately 80,000 Hospitality Managers, Executives and other operational personnel.

NCHMCT JEE 2018 exam dates have not been declared yet. However, last year the exam was conducted on April 29, 2017. We would notify you when the exam date will be declared.