NCHMCT JEE 2014 preparation tips- Know the types of questions to expect

NCHM Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE)

NCHMCT JEE 2014 preparation tips- Know the types of questions to expect

NCHMCT JEE 2014 Exam

NCHM JEE 2014 Exam for admission to various hotel management courses for the current academic session 2014 is scheduled to be held on April 26, 2014. 21 Central Government IHMS, 14 State Government IHMS, and 15 hotel management private institutes will accept the scores. This article gives a sneak peep (although does not claims exact match) of paper pattern, sample questions and syllabus of the NCHM JEE 2014 Exam. Let us have a look at the detailed analysis of NCHM JEE 2014 Paper Pattern, model questions from each sections and syllabus as shared by NCHM JEE 2014 officials.

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Medium of Paper and Duration

 The Question Paper of NCHM JEE 2014 will be set in both languages “English” and “Hindi”. The “English Language section” of the Hindi Question Paper of NCHM JEE 2014 will be set only in English. The total duration of the exam is 3 hours. 

NCHM JEE 2014 Paper Pattern


NCHM JEE 2014 will have a single paper comprising questions from five different subjects/sections.  The   question paper shall carry total marks of 200. Following is the question pattern of NCHM JEE 2014 Exam:


Marking Scheme

Each correct answer will lead to addition of one mark and each wrong answerwill lead to deduction of0.25 mark.  This negative marking scheme is applicable to all section of the question paper except for questions belonging from “Aptitude for Service Sector” section.

The questions asked under Aptitude for Service Sector shall carry the graded marks. The most apt answer shall be awarded 1 mark, followed by 0.75, 0.5, 0.25 marks respectively.  Only for this section negative marking scheme is not applicable.

To help students to gain a better insight on type of questions to be framed in the NCHM JEE 2014 exam, we have provided at least two sample questions for each of the section. These sample questions have been shared by NCHM JEE 2014 Information Brochure.

Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude

Question 1- What is the number of numbers between 400 and 500 if both the numbers are counted?

(1) 101 (2) 100 (3) 99 (4) 102


Question 2-  After the division of a number successively by 3, 4, and 7, the remainders obtained are 2, 1 and 4 respectively. What will be the remainder if 84 divide the same number?

(1)    80 (2) 76 (3) 41 (4) 53

Preparation tips: Questions strength will be 30 and questions will be covered mainly from standard 10 mathematics and science subjects. Reading class 9 and high school NCERT mathematics and science books will enhance candidate’s NCHM JEE 2014 exam preparation.

Reasoning and Logical Deduction

Question 1- The below question consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II. Decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Mark answer as

(1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in, statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(2) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(3) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(4) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Question 2- Statements: Some chairs are tables. Some tables are drawers. All drawers are shelves

Conclusions: I. Some shelves are tables.

II. Some drawers are chairs.

III. Some shelves are drawers.

(1) Only I and III follow

(2) Only I and either II or III follow

(3) Only II and either I or III follow

(4) All I, II and III follow

Preparation tips: Questions strength will be 30. Regular and constant practice of reasoning and logical deduction puzzles is a way to sharp or improve question-solving speed. According to Kodaganti Vamshi Naidu, who secured 677th rank in NCHM JEE 2013 and currently pursuing hotel management course at reputed IHM, Hyderabad to polish Quantitative Aptitude, candidate has to an additional focus on the same. Candidate should devote maximum share of time to practice and solve quantitative problems on daily basis shares.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Question 1- The host of 2018 World Cup of Football is

(1) Qatar (2) Russia (3) Japan (4) India


Question 2- The largest freshwater lake in the world is

(1)    Lake Victoria (2) Lake Michigan (3) Lake Balkhash (4) Lake Superior

Preparation tips: Questions strength will be 30. NCHM JEE 2014 aspirants should keep a track of all latest happenings in the field of economy, sports, politics, etc at least a year old.Maahi Trivedi, NCHM JEE 2013 Exam 9 rank holder shares her examination preparation strategy with Careers360 to help candidates. She prepared to score well in “General Knowledge and Current Affairs” section byreading newspapers daily and solving sample GK questions of a few NCHM JEE Exam preparation guides and books.

Aptitude for Service Sector

Question 1- If you happen to come across a girl child, who has unfortunately got separated from the parents in the crowd, you would

(1) Enquire about her parents and help her as the need be

(2) Hand over the child to people around

(3) Inform the police

(4) Ignore to avoid any hassle

Question 2- If you have just been denied promotion and your junior has been selected, what should you do?

(1) Leave the organisation

(2) Abuse the junior for manipulation and protest against the management

(3) Move the court

(4) Talk to your boss, bring out your contribution and ask for reconsideration

Preparation tips: Questions strength will be 50.  Prathit Naniwadekar, NCHM JEE, 2013, rank holder 13 shares that a decent enough knowledge about hotel chains and the general working of hotels/restaurants will help in performing well in the section.


English Language

Question 1- In the question, choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom given.

49. To carry off the bell

(1) To call others for help (2) To bag the first position

(3) To steal all wealth and flee (4) To trouble others

Question 2- In the question, choose the one which is closest in meaning to the underlined word and can replace it without changing the meaning of the sentence.

43. He gave me a detailed account of the meeting.

(1) report (2) summary (3) explanation (4) précis

Preparation tips: Questions strength will be 60. Important topics such as correct English usage, sentence improvement and correction, strategies for comprehension based questions, English vocabulary, active and passive voice, rules for punctuation marks usage.

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NOTE: The sample questions provided above are only informative and provided to enhance exam preparation of applicants. The actual questions may vary in difficulty level and content dispersion.

First Published On : 07 Mar 2014 04:07 PM IST
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