Direct Admission for Nationals of SAARC and Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

About NCHMCT

National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) is an autonomous body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The Council centrally regulates academics in the field of hospitality and hotel administration through its affiliated Institutes of Hotel Management spread all over the country. The Council offers Masters and Bachelors Degree Programs in Hospitality as well as PG Diploma, Diploma Craft Courses.

Under NCHMCT’s umbrella, total 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 22 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management, 1 Public Sector Undertaking Institute of Hotel Management and 14 Private Institutes of Hotel Management are affiliated with NCHMCT. 9 Food Craft Institutes are also affiliated to NCHMCT which offer Diploma programs in specific operational areas. All Institutes under NCHMCT follow standardised course curricula prescribed by the Council for different professional programs and follow international standards and practices.

Quality of education and training provided by the Institutes help students to emerge as professionally qualified personnel for hospitality and other allied service sectors. Its alumni from affiliated Institutes occupy key positions in hospitality industry as well as in teaching institutions both in India and abroad.

Programs in which reservation of seats are offered

Graduate level program

COURSE

  • 3-Year B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration (offered in collaboration with IGNOU)

ELIGIBILITY

  • Pass in 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent from recognized Board/Institution with English as one of the subjects by securing 50% marks in aggregate. Those appearing in qualifying exam can also apply on provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination is not submitted at the time of admission or latest by 30th September of admission year.
    Age limit: Note more than 25 years of age as on 1st July of admission year.

Diploma level programs

COURSE

  • 1 ½ Year Diploma in Food Production
  • 1 ½ Year Diploma in Food & Beverage Service
  • 1 ½ Year Diploma in Front Office Operations
  • 1 ½ Year Diploma in House Keeping Operation
  • 1 ½ Year Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery

ELIGIBILITY

  • Pass in the 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent from recognized Board/Institution with English as one of the subjects by securing 50% marks in aggregate. Those appearing in qualifying exam can also apply on provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination is not submitted at the time of admission or latest by 30th September of admission year.
    Age limit: Note more than 25 years of age as on 1st July of admission year.

INDUSTRY INTERNSHIP / TRAINING

Course content for each of the above Degree & Diploma level programs are designed with an in-built component of industry training or internship, which complements the theory and laboratory work. Marks are awarded for such industry release, which impact the performance of the students. Therefore, the industry training is a very important component in the course.

RESERVATION OF SEATS FOR STUDENTS OF SAARC COUNTRIES

  • Total 25 (twenty-five) seats in all affiliated Central/State Government IHMs across India for admission to 3-Year B.Sc. HHA Program are reserved for students from SAARC Countries who fulfils the above eligibility criteria.
  • 5 (five) seats in each of the 1½ Year Diploma Programs are also reserved for students from SAARC Countries who fulfils the eligibility criteria as indicated.

RESERVATION OF SEATS FOR STUDENTS OF LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCs)

  • One seat is reserved for each country in 3-Year B.Sc. HHA Program, which will be offered to candidate who fulfils the above eligibility criteria.

Admission to candidates is subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria and on first come first served basis.

COURSE FEE PAYABLE BY STUDENTS FROM SAARC COUNTRIES

For 3-Year B.Sc. HHA Program

Admitted candidates will have to pay the course fee at par with Indian students in Indian Rupees. Currently, total fee for 3-Year Course will be Rs.2,92,100 (excluding hostel/mess charges) which will be paid in 6 (six) installments. (The fee may be revised from July 2017)

For 1 ½ Year Diploma Courses

Fee for these Courses is different from Institute to Institute as the fee is fixed by the Institutes according to local constraints. However, the fee for any course at any of the Institute is not more than Rs.50,000/-

COURSE FEE PAYABLE BY STUDENTS FROM LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCs)

For 3-Year B.Sc. HHA Program

Admitted candidates will have to pay the course fee at par with Indian students in Indian Rupees. Currently, total fee for 3-Year Course will be Rs.2,92,100 (excluding hostel/mess charges) which will be paid in 6 (six) installments. (The fee may be revised from July 2017)

In addition to above, medical, identity card fee, student activity fee, locker fee and hostel charges, if availed, are to be paid extra at the Institute where admission granted.

INSTITUTES WHICH OFFER DEGREE & DIPLOMA COURSES

3-Year B.Sc. HHA Program

Central Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Bengaluru; Bhopal; Bhubaneswar; Chandigarh; Chennai; Gandhinagar; Goa; Gurdaspur; Guwahati; Gwalior; Hajipur; Hyderabad; Jaipur; Kolkata; Lucknow; Mumbai; New Delhi (Pusa); Shillong; Shimla; Srinagar & Trivandrum.

State Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Bathinda; Chandigarh; Dehradun; Faridabad; Gangtok; Hamirpur; Jodhpur; Kozhikode; Kurukshetra; New Delhi (Lajpatnagar); Tirichirapalli; Silvassa; Puducherry; Tirupati; Rohtak; Indore; Panipat; Hyderabad (NITHM) and Yamunanagar.

1½ Year Diploma in Food Production

Central Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Chandigarh; Chennai; Gurdaspur; Hajipur; Lucknow; Mumbai; Srinagar & Trivandrum

State Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Balangir; Bathinda; Bodhgaya; Chandigarh; Dehradun; Jodhpur; Panipat; Kurukshetra; Faridabad; Tirichirapalli; Puducherry and Yamunanagar.

Food Craft Institutes located in India at following cities

Ajmer; Aligarh; Darjeeling; Hoshiarpur; Nagaon and Dharamshala

1½ Year Diploma in Food & Beverage Service

Central Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Hajipur; Lucknow; New Delhi (Pusa); Shimla; Srinagar& Trivandrum

State Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Balangir; Bodhgaya; Chandigarh; Dehradun; Jodhpur; Faridabad; Hamirpur; Tirichirapalli; Puducherry and Panipat

Food Craft Institutes located in India at following cities

Ajmer; Aligarh; Darjeeling; Nagaon and Dharamshala

1½ Year Diploma in Front Office Operations

Central Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Srinagar

State Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Balangir; Bodhgaya; Chandigarh; Jodhpur and Tirichirapalli

Food Craft Institutes located in India at following cities

Ajmer; Darjeeling; Nagaon and Dharamshala

1½ Year Diploma in House Keeping Operations

Central Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Srinagar

State Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Balangir and Tirichirapalli

Food Craft Institutes located in India at following cities

Aligarh; Nagaon and Dharamshala

1½ Year Diploma in Bakery & Confectionery

Central Government IHMs located in India at following cities

New Delhi (Pusa)

State Government IHMs located in India at following cities

Chandigarh; Jodhpur and Tirichirapalli

Food Craft Institutes located in India at following cities

Aligarh; Hoshiarpur and Nagaon

AVAILABILITY OF HOSTEL

Hostel accommodation is available in most of the Institutes and the management helps the students admitted to get paying guest/ sharing accommodation, if required. Hostel fee is not included in the Course fee, which will have to be paid separately at the Institute in Indian Rupees at par with Indian students, if availed by the students after admission.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates from SAARC Countries

Eligible candidates from SAARC Countries are required to send their application form to their respective Embassies in New Delhi, which will be further forwarded to Director (A&F), National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, A-34, Sector 62, NOIDA-201 309 (UP), India, after necessary verifications/endorsements. In the application form, candidates will have to indicate the Course name and Institute in which they are interested to get admission.

Candidates from Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Eligible candidates from Least Developed Countries are required to submit their application to the designated Officer of Ministry of External Affairs in Indian Mission located in their respective countries which will be forwarded to us along with security clearances. Application forms may also be sent through office of Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi along with their security clearances. In the application form, candidates will have to indicate at least 5 choices of IHMs in priority order in which they would like to get admission. Depending upon the vacancy, IHM will be allotted to the candidate. Admission will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

After admission to any of the prescribed course in IHMs/FCIs under NCHMCT, all the admitted students will have to abide by all such regulations and disciplinary rules prescribed by NCHMCT of concerned Institute.

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