National Council for Hotel Management And Catering Technology (NCHMCT)
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
(An Autonomous Body under Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of Inida)
A-34, Sector 62, Noida -201309 (UP)
For enquiry Call: 0120-2590603 (9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m) or Toll Free Number 18001803151
Website: www.nchm.nic.in, www.thims.gov.in email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling on line Application for M.Sc. (HA) Entrance Examination 2020. Towards admission for 2020-2022 academic session in 2 years (4 semesters) M.Sc. Hospitality administration program, Jointly offered by National Council for hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) was established by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in 1982 to oversee hotel management and catering education offered by Institutes set up by it. The Council has been responsible in providing professional and skilled human capital to the hotel and tourism industry through its eleven programs. In 2002, the Council and Indira Gandhi National Open University joined hands and launched the 3-Year B.Sc. Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration and this cooperation further graduated with commencement of M.Sc. Hospitality Administration Program in 2003.
About the M.Sc. Hospitality Administration Program
The M.Sc. Program launched by NCHMCT in collaboration with IGNOU has specific focus on the services sector as against majority of MBA programs which concentrate on merchandise and manufacturing businesses. Experimental components such as team project, mentorship under the guidance of industry specialists positions the M.Sc. scholar current with entire spectrum of hospitality and service industry.
About written test
Written test comprising of 100 MCQs on hospitality related generic questions of graduate level as well as general knowledge, general English and numeric aptitude, will be held by the Council at six IHMs (centres) in India viz., Bengaluru; Chennai; Noida; Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. The written test will be held on 16th May 2020 (Saturday). Duration of the written test will be 2 hrs. and the timing of the test will be from 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon. For each question, four options of answers will be given and the candidate has to darken the appropriate bubble of correct answer in the answer sheet by using blue/black ballpoint pen only. Each question of this MCQ will carry one mark and there will be 0.25 negative marking for each wrong answer. However, the question not attended will fetch zero marks. While darkening the correct answer, one must keep in mind that if an incorrect answer is darkened inadvertently and thereafter the correct answer also darkened by cancelling the earlier answer, negative mark will be given for such double attempt. Therefore, the candidate is suggested to darken the correct answer when he/she is sure. Candidates are not allowed to bring electronic gadgets including mobile phones in the examination hall.
B.Sc. Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration from NCHMCT-IGNOU; OR Bachelors Degree in Hotel Management from a recognized University and the Institute is approved by AICTE.
Candidates appearing in the final semester/final year exam (but passed all the papers in all earlier semesters/years) of the above said Degrees and able to submit their complete Bachelor’s Degree latest by 31st October 2020 can also apply.
Criteria for selection
Admission to the program will be based on merit in the joint entrance examination and choice of IHMs exercised by the candidates. After allotment of seats through direct admission process, if any, under the above mentioned category (Direction Admission) the left out seats will be filled through candidates appeared in JEE.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can apply online only through admission notification in our online admission portal www.thims.gov.in or through Council’s website www.nchm.nic.in Last date of online application is 17th April 2020. Candidates has to send print out of the filled in online application along with necessary fee (Rs.900/- for General/OBC Categories; Rs.700/- for EWS Category; and Rs.450/- for SC/ST/PD Categories) through a demand draft drawn in favour of NCHMCT payable at Noida or Delhi and other requirement documents, which should reach NCHMCT, Noida latest by 22nd April 2020. Information Brochure can be downloaded from web site of this Council. Envelope containing application should be superscribed as APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO M.Sc. HA PROGRAM. Applications received after 22nd April 2020 will not be entertained.
Last date for applying through online portal: 17th April, 2020
Last date of receipt of confirmation sheet along with DD and other documents at NCHM: 22nd April, 2020
Conduct of Entrance Exam (written test): 16th May, 2020
To know more Information about this Exam please visit: www.nchm.nic.in