NHTET 2021 – National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) conducts the NHTET Exam. The NHTET 2021 exam takes place to test candidates eligibility for the post of Assistant Lecturer/ Teaching Associate in NCHM or affiliated IHMs. As of now, NCHMCT has not released NHTET 2021 Notification. The NHTET application form 2021 will release on thims.gov.in. Candidates can bookmark this article to get NHTET latest news. To apply for National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test (NHTET), candidates must have a graduation/Masters degree in hotel administration/ hospitality/ management. Get complete details on NHTET 2021 from this article.
The validity for the certificate issued by NCHMCT is valid up to the period of the maximum age prescribed against any vacancy. Check expected important dates related to NHTET 2021 in the table below.
|Start date for the application process||To be announced|
|Last date to apply for NHTET 2021||To be announced|
|Last date to deposit application fee||To be announced|
|opening of option to change exam centre up to||To be announced|
|Issuance of admit card||To be announced|
|NHTET 2021 Exam Date||To be announced|
|Release of answer key||To be announced|
|Answer key objection filing||To be announced|
|Disposal of challenges by technical committee||To be announced|
|Final answer key||To be announced|
|Evaluation and result processing||To be announced|
|Declaration of result||To be announced|
As of now, NCHMCT has not released NHTET 2021 Notification. By the time a new notification is out, candidates can refer to the details available in this article based on the previous year notification.
NHTET 2021 Eligibility
Candidates interested in NHTET exam 2021 need to fulfil the minim eligibility criteria to apply for the exam. Check the NHTET eligibility criteria below.
- Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration Hotel Management from a recognized institute/ University. They must have secured a minimum of 55% marks with at least 02 years of Hospitality Industry experience after obtaining a degree.
Full-time Master’s degree in Hospitality Administration/ Hotel Management with minimum 55% marks. Should have secured 55% marks in bachelor’s degree.
- Candidates should have a full-time bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Hotel Administration/ Management with 55% marks in aggregate. Thereafter, appearing for the last semester of a Masters degree they have passed all subjects can also apply.
The maximum age must not be more than 35 years. Check out the applicable relaxations on the age limit below.
NHTET 2021 Application Form
Eligible candidates can submit the NHTET application form online through thims.gov.in. Before applying, purchase a demand draft from any scheduled bank as a DD number is required while applying. Check the step by step procedure to submit NHTET 2021 application form below.
- The applicant first has to visit the website, thims.gov.in.
- Click on the link ‘New registration’ to get registered.
- Thereafter, candidates are asked to enter details like name, father’s name, mobile number, email address, etc and click on to register button.
- The next step is to fill the application form by providing educational details, uploading images and adding the demand draft number.
- Finally, submit the NHTET application form and take a printout of it.
Mailing NHTET Application Form 2021
After completing the online process of the NHTET application form, candidates also have to submit the application via mail. First, get a printout of the submitted NHTET application form containing three pages. The same thereafter should be sent to the Council along with the dead draft of the application fee. Do not attach any other document with it. Candidates have to send the confirmation sheet along with DD to NCHMCT by speed post or registered post.
NHTET Exam Centre
The NHTET 2021 Exam will take place at the following test centre. The conducting body reserves the right to allocate candidates to the test centre as per the availability.
|Hajipur (near Patna)||Thiruvananthapuram|
NHTET Admit Card 2021
Aspirants whos successfully submit the application form will receive NHTET admit card 2021 online They can access the NHTET admit card link through thims.gov.in. To download the admit card, the candidate has to fill in his/her registration number and password. Candidates have to take a printout of the admit card to the exam centre along with the original photo id card. The Photo ID card should be the same as that uploaded while registering for the explanation.
NHTET Exam Pattern 2021
To quality the entrance examination, candidates should start their preparations with the NHTET exam pattern.
- Mode of Examination: Offline exam
- Type of question: Multiple choice questions
- Number of papers: 03 papers
- Duration: Paper I and paper II are conducted together for 2 hours and paper III is conducted for 2 hours.
- Total marks: 400 marks.
- Total number of questions: 200 questions
Check out the marking scheme of the examination below
|For correct answers||+2 marks|
|For incorrect answers||-0.5 marks|
|For not attempted answers||0 marks|
- Distribution of question:
|Papers||Total marks||Number of questions|
NHTET Syllabus 2021
The NHTET syllabus includes all the important topics for the examination. Aspirants willing to appear for NHTET exam 2021 should refer to the NHTET syllabus given below.
Paper I syllabus
Paper I is conducted to test the teaching or research aptitude of the candidate. It assesses the aptitude and teaching method, reasoning ability, comprehension, general awareness, and general knowledge, teaching method, test method of the candidate.
Paper II syllabus
The syllabus for Paper-II consists of food science, nutrition, hotel account (for hospitality-related post for teaching), general management.
Paper III syllabus
The syllabus for Paper-II has four core topics of hospitality – Food production, accommodation operation management, F and B service and management, and housekeeping management.
NHTET 2021 Qualifying Marks
Aspirants have to obtain the minimum qualifying marks in order to clear the examination. Check out the post wise NHTET cut-off below.
Minumum qualifying marks for both Assistant Lecturer and Teaching Associates are as follows:
Minumum qualifying marks for Teaching Associates are as follows:
NHTET 2021 Selection Procedure
Selection for the post of assistant lecturer and teaching associates is done in two stages. Candidates having a PhD degree and those taking NHTET have to go through the same process.
- Skill test at institute level.
All the candidates have to score passing marks in the practical skill test and teaching skill test. Assessment of the skill test is done by the members of the Selection Committee. Only qualifying the NHTET or PhD degree holder is not finally selected. The final selection of the posts is done by securing the prescribed marks in skill test conducted by the institutes.
NHTET Answer Key 2021
After the NHTET exam is over, aspirants can download the official NHTET answer key from thims.gov.in. With the help of the official answer key, candidates can estimate the scores for the examination as well. They will also get an opportunity to submit the objections against the NHTET Answer Key 2021. Candidates have to submit documentary proof with 04 days of the release of the answer key to [email protected] The same is thereafter forwarded to the conducting body and a final answer key is uploaded on the website in another 05 working days.
NHTET Result 2021
Candidates can check NHTET 2021 Result online at thims.gov.in after the release of the final answer key. NCHMCT release two separate PDF files having names of both qualified and non-qualified candidates. The NHTET result PDF contains the marks obtained in each paper, aggregate marks, category, application number, roll number, etc. Those who clear this stage will thereafter have to appear for the document verification rounds.
Candidates who clear the first stage of the selection procedure will get a detailed mark sheet cum certificate. The said certificate will remain valid for the period mentioned on it. Candidates qualifying NHTET can then apply for the post of Assistant Lecturer/ Teaching Associate in NCHM or affiliated IHMs.
National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT) works under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. This autonomous body works for the academics for hospitality and hotel management. Certificates, diploma, bachelor degree, master degree, post graduate diploma are also provided by NCHMCT. It has 21 central institutes and 25 state government institutes for hotel management, 1 PSU IHM, and 14 food craft institutes. Students passed from this body has acquired key positions in the top hospitality industry.
Official website: thims.gov.in
For more details related to NHTET 2020, download notification.
Ans : NHTET is conducted twice a year. If the number of qualified candidates is less then it is organized twice in a calendar year.
Ans : No. Application fee can only be paid through demand draft. Candidates have to send the print out of the demand draft to the council.
Ans : Yes. Half marks (0.5) will be deducted for each incorrect marked answer.
Ans : Yes. Final selection is done on the basis of candidates’ performance in the skill tests conducted by institutes.