NCHMCT JEE 2020, after many postponements, was conducted on August 29th. NCHMCT JEE exam is the test cracked by candidates who wish to enter the hospitality programs such as the Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering (BHMCT), available in colleges affiliated with NCHMNational Council for Hotel Management.

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NCHMCT JEE 2020 Analysis

The 2020 NCHMT JEE had a total of 200 questions. Each correct answer was given four marks, while 1 mark was deducted for each wrong answer. The exam was three hours long and was conducted in both Hindi and English languages. The marking pattern of the section Service Sector Aptitude remains different (as usual) from the other sections. Unlike other sections, there is no correct answer- the most appropriate answer is awarded the mark. The NCHMCT result was announced on September 7th, 2020.

The exam this year was relatively easy, though the reasoning section and numerical ability section seemed to have been a little tricky. Given below is an overview of the sections in NCHMCT JEE 2020, the number of questions in each one of them, and the difficulty level:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
English Language60Low
Aptitude for Service Sector50Low
General Knowledge and Current Affairs30Medium
Reasoning and Logical Deduction30Medium
Numerical ability and scientific aptitude30High
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Section-wise analysis of NCHMCT JEE 2020

1. English language

English Language was comparatively the easier section of the exam. Cloze tests constituted a larger part of the section and the candidates could attempt them quite easily. Given below is the list containing the number of questions and the portions they were asked from:

TopicsNo. of Questions
Synonyms5
Antonyms5
English Comprehension 4
Fill in the blanks 5
Cloze tests 10
Idioms and phrases 7
Para jumbles 5
Prepositions 6
One-word substitution 5
Nouns 2
Adjectives 3
Verbs 3
Total60
2. Aptitude for service sector

The easiest part of the exam, questions in this section were based on the hotel industry and services. For each question, the student had to justify their choice of answer. Since scoring is done through grade marking, the most appropriate answer is marked correct. All 50 questions came from the topic of service and hospitality aptitude. 

3. General knowledge and current affairs 

The number of questions concerning current affairs was very less when compared to the questions from History and science. This section, according to candidates, was moderately difficult. The questions concerning current affairs were not just based on domestic events, but also international ones. Given below is the list containing the number of questions and the portions they were asked from:

TopicsNo. of Questions
Indian constitution 3
Indian history 3
Geography of India 3
General economics study 3
General knowledge 3
Current events 15
Total30
4. Reasoning and logical deduction

The questions in this section were mostly easy, but a few among them were really tricky. A large percentage of the total questions were asked from topics like number series, verbal reasoning, statements and, assumptions, etc. Given below is the list containing the number of questions and the portions they were asked from:

TopicsNo. of Questions
Linear arrangement test 4
Number series test 6
Letter to letter coding 1
Coding decoding test 5
Syllogism 5
Direction and distance test 1
Series and sequences8
Total30
5. Numerical ability and scientific aptitude

This section saw questions being asked from Mathematics of the level of classes 9th and 10th. This section was moderately difficult, though candidates having an interest in the subject found it comparatively easier than the others. The topics and the number of questions that came from them are as follows:

TopicsNo. of Questions
Simplification 6
Percentage 3
Ratio and proportion 3
Profit and loss 1
Mixture and alligation 1
Time and distance 1
Permutations and combinations 1
Pie charts3
Average 1
General science10
Total30

The candidates who get qualified through the NCHMCT JEE 2020 can secure admission in any one of its 71 participating institutes. Out of these institutions, 21 are central government institutes (IHMs), 25 are state government institutes (SIHMs), 24 are private institutes, and 1 is a public sector undertaking institute. Over 8000 students will get admissions to these institutes through NCHMCT JEE 2020. Before you start preparing, take a look at NCHMCT JEE 2019 to 2017 Exam Analysis as well!