The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology in an institute offering a wide range of courses that is directly associated with hotel management and catering technology. The courses offered by this institute include B.Sc, Program in Hospitality and Hotel Administration, M.Sc in Hospitality Administration, Post Graduate Diploma in Accommodation Operation and Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics and Hospital Food Service, Craftsmanship Course in Food Production, Craftsmanship in Food and Beverage Service, Certificate Course in Hotel and Catering Management, Diploma in Food Production, Diploma in Food and Beverage Service, Diploma in Front Office, Diploma in Housekeeping and Diploma in Bakery and Confectionery.
These esteemed educational organization has a list of eligibility criteria for each of these courses and they each one of these courses have their stipulated time period for completion of these courses. These courses are available in many cities in India and also has an upper age limit for each of these. These courses are in affiliated with the Indira Gandhi National Open University and upon completion opens up a wide range of job and business opportunities for the students. Admission of these courses is restricted by the institutes and the candidate must pass with merit in the qualifying entrance exams to stake a claim in taking up these courses.
The pattern of the Joint Entrance Examination is split into specific group of questions which each of the questions carrying one mark. The subjects include Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude which carries thirty marks, Reasoning and Logical Deduction which carries thirty marks, General Knowledge and Current Affairs which carries thirty marks, English Language eighty marks and Aptitude for service sector which carries thirty marks. The duration of the examination is three hours and the question paper is bilingual comprising of questions in English and Hindi.
The method of answering is by darkening the bubble with corresponding answer and the wrong answer will carry a deduction of half a mark for darkening the wrong bubble. There would also be zero marks for darkening more than one bubble. The Aptitude and Service Sector questions have marks such as 0.25, 0.50, 0.75 and 1.00 and no negative marking on the same. There is a list of all India Merit rank holders with a unique rank each on basis of marks obtained in written test as well in English component and Service Aptitude Component.
There are various coaching institutes which offer comprehensive training on syllabus and the patter of the questions which a candidate may undertake to ensure that they are familiar with the Joint Entrance Examination. The eligibility of admission also includes providing a fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner.