NCHMCT JEE Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

Exam Date : April 25, 2021
Result Date : May 26, 2021

For a candidate to write the exam, they need to have certain eligibility on particular details such as age limit, educational qualification, category, Nationality, and other things. They are discussed below and all required information is also provided. The eligible candidates can now start preparing for the exam going through the NCHMCT 2021 Syllabus.

Eligibility Criteria for NCHMCT JEE 2021


  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination with English as a mandatory subject from a recognized Board of Education.

  • Candidates Should have passed Intermediate or two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.

  • Candidates must have passed General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

  • Candidates Should have done the High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University.

  • Any Public School/ Board/ University Examination in India or a foreign country recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 pattern of Senior Secondary education.

  • Candidates Should have passed H.S.C. Vocational Examination approved by NCVT and SCVT of the concerned state.

  • Candidates must have passed the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects including English as one of the Subjects, the result of which should be available up to 30.09.2019.

Final Class: Candidates who are pursuing there final exam of class 12th are also eligible to apply for NCHMCT JEE with a valid certificate for proof.

Age Limit:

  • For the candidates from General and OBC category the upper age limit is 25 years as on 01-07-2021. Candidates born on or after 01-07-1995 are eligible.

  • The upper age limit is 28 years as on 01.07.2021 i.e. SC/ST candidates born on or after 1st July 1992 are eligible.

  • The upper age limit for Physically Challenged candidates shall be reckoned as per the category he/she belongs to i.e. General/ SC/ ST/ OBC. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/ Pre-University Certificate shall be the authentic proof that will be accepted.

  • At the time of counselling, this certificate must be produced in original as a proof of age, failing which the candidate will not be considered for counselling/ admission.

Physical Fitness: A physical fitness certificate has to be produced by the candidates during the time of admission.

Note: The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/ documents at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will stand cancelled.

Reservation of Seats in NCHMCT JEE 2021 

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe: For the SC and ST categories, 15% and 7.5% seats, respectively, are reserved in Central and State Government Institutes of Hotel Management. 

Other Backward Class: 27% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to OBC (Non-creamy Layer) whose name is listed in Central Govt. OBC list for admission in Central Govt. Institutes of Hotel Management only.

Physically Disabled: 5% of seats across the board are reserved for Physically Disabled candidates in all Central & State Government Institutes of Hotel Management. 

Reservation of Kashmiri Migrants: One seat (Supernumerary) in each Central and State Government affiliated IHM is provided for Registered Kashmiri Migrants.

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