National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test (NHTET) is the method of recruitment of teachers in the hospitality academia. It was organized to ensure merit, objectivity and conformity with spatial and functional requirements. NCHMCT conducted the eligibility test for the candidates to fill the posts of teachers in the state. Candidates who are willing to apply for NHTET March 2018 can check the eligibility criteria first to ensure he/she is eligible for the post or not. Eligible candidates filled their Application Form from here as per scheduled date. The NCHMCT can hold the exam twice in a calendar year.
NHTET March 2018 – National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test 2018
Candidates who are going to participate in the National Hospitality Teachers Eligibility Test March 2018 process can check the complete details like application form filling process, eligibility criteria, selection process, etc through this page below. To start with, here are some of the important dates for the event.
|Submission of Online Application starts from||01 Jan 2018|
|Last date for submission of Application Form||20 Feb 2018|
|Last date to submit confirmation sheet (hard copy)
along with Fee and other documents
|26 Feb 2018|
|Admit Card can be downloaded from||09 to 16 Mar 2018|
|Date of NHTET in 16 cities||18 Mar 2018|
|Declaration of Result||16 Apr 2018|
Name of Post:
- Teaching Associate (TA)
- Assistant Lecturer (AL)
Age Limit: Age should not be more than 30 years
Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration/ Hotel Management.
Selection Process: The candidates are required to obtain minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III and Aggregate of three Papers.
- Gen/OBC (Male Candidates Only) – Rs. 800/-
- SC/ST/PD/All Female – Rs. 400/-
How to Apply – Candidates who interested to take eligibility test have to fill the online application form from the official website.
NHTET March 2018 Application Form was available online at official website of Tourism & Hospitality Institute Management System (THIMS) www.thims.gov.in. Interested and eligible candidates who satisfy with the eligibility criteria could fill the NHTET Application Form 2018 from here. Candidates are requested to read the complete instruction carefully before filling the Application Form. Candidates can get all the details regarding NHTET Application Form 2018 from here.
- Full time Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration/ Hotel Management after 10+2 from a recognized University with at least 60% marks and at least 2 years Industry Experience after obtaining Degree. OR
- Full time Master’s Degree in Hospitality Administration/ Hotel Management after Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration/ Hotel Management from a recognized University with at least 60% marks either in Bachelor or Master’s Degree.
- Candidates appearing in the final semester/ final year exam of the master’s degree and have passed all subjects of previous year/ semester, and also having Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Administration/ Hotel Management from a recognized University with at least 60% marks, can also apply.
Age Limit:- To be counted as on 30th April 2018
- General Category 30 years
- OBC Category 33 years
- SC/ST and PD Categories 35 years
On passing the NHTET they will be allowed to apply against any vacancy of AL and TA (of which, maximum age is 30 years with relaxation for reserved candidates) for a period of one year i.e. up to 30th April 2018.
The Test will consist of three papers. All the three papers will consist of only objective type questions and will be held once in a calendar year. However, in case of insufficient candidates are qualified, the NCHMCT can hold the exam twice in a calendar year. The test will be held on a single day in two separate sessions as under. Date of NHTET March 2018 is 18th March 2018:
Paper-I will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test aptitude towards teaching, reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness/ knowledge of the candidate. Fifty (50) multiple choice questions of two marks each will be given, out of which the candidate would be required to answer all fifty (50). In the event of the candidate attempting twice/ thrice, it will be counted as the negative mark. However, there will be no negative mark for the question not attempted.
Paper-II will consist of 50 multiple choice questions of Nutrition, Food Science, General Management, hotel accounts ( for hospitality related teaching posts ) and Strategic Management, Human resource Management, Financial Management, Sales and Marketing and Economics ( for management related teaching posts ). Each question will carry two marks.
Paper-III will include 100 multiple choice questions from the four core areas of hospitality i.e. Food Production, F & B Service and Management, Accommodation Operation Management and House Keeping Management. Each question will carry two marks.
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet provided along with the Test Booklet.The detailed instructions for filling up the OMR Sheet will be mentioned in the call letter/ hall ticket.
Those Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates who are not in a position to write in their own hand-writing can also avail the services of the writer by making the prior request (at least one week before the date of NHTET) in writing to the Co-ordinator of the NHTET Coordinating Institution. Compensatory time and facility of scribe would not be provided to other Persons with Disability (Physically Challenged) candidates.
Candidate can appear as many as times he/ she can during his/ her permissible period i.e. up to 30 years of age. However, an OBC (non-creamy layer) may apply up to 33 years of age and SC/ST/PD may apply up to 35 years of age.
The candidates are required to obtain following minimum marks separately in Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III and Aggregate of three Papers as given below:
|CATEGORY||Minimum Marks (%) to be obtained|
|PAPER – I Out of 100||PAPER – II Out of 100||PAPER– III Out of 200||Aggregate Out of 400|
|GENERAL/ OBC||45 (45%)||45 (45%)||100 (50 %)||200 (50 %)|
|PWD/ SC/ ST||40 (40%)||40 (40%)||90 (45 %)||180 (45 %)|
The validity of the NHTET certificate
- The Certificate will have valid up to the period, the Candidate will remain in the maximum age prescribed to apply against any vacancy of Assistant Lecturer and Teaching Associates at NCHMCT’s affiliated IHMs.
- The eligibility criteria and validity period may change in future, but the interest of the already qualified candidates will be taken care of
At any later on stage during the validity period of the NHTET certificate, if found that the candidate furnished incorrect information and forged document, his/ her certificate of NHTET will be cancelled immediately and a common circular to that effect will immediately be issued to all the IHMs. His/ Her candidature will also be debarred for next two years to sit in NHTET.
Number of affiliated Institutes
At Present total number of 60 Institutes are under the affiliation of the NCHMCT
- 21 Central IHMs,
- 23 State IHMs,
- 2 PSU run IHM,
- 14 Private IHMs.
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