The counselling for the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology Joint Entrance Exam or NCHMCT JEE is expected to commence from the last week of August 2020 or first week of September 2020. The official confirmation will soon be made by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The schedule of the NCHMCT JEE 2020 has been changed due to the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic. The three rounds of NCHMCT JEE counselling will be based on the AIR (All India Rank) obtained by the candidate, category and number of seats available in candidate’s college of preference. Only those who will be selected on the basis of merit are eligible to attend the counselling. It is mandatory for the candidates to carry authentic documents at the time of the counselling. The officials of the concerned university will verify the documents and after their approval, allotment of seats will take place.
Important Update- MHRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted on 7th June 2020 that the NCHMCT JEE 2020 will be further postponed. NTA recently announced on 25th May 2020 that the entrance exam would take place on 22nd June 2020 but due to massive number requests from students and analyzing the current situation, the MHRD minister made the announcement. New dates will be notified shortly on the official website of ‘NTA’.
Following are the key components of NCHMCT JEE 2020 counselling –
|NCHMCT JEE 2020 result||Not announced Yet|
|Online registration along with submission of choice filling (1st and 2nd round)||Not announced Yet|
|Choice locking (1st and 2nd round of counselling)||Not announced Yet|
|Seat allotment for round 1 counselling||Not announced Yet|
|Reporting at the admission centres (round 1 counselling)||Not announced Yet|
|Withdrawal from the allotted seat||Not announced Yet|
|Vacancy allotted due to absence/withdrawal/cancellation||Not announced Yet|
|Choice modification for round 2 (Optional)||Not announced Yet|
|Second round seat allotment||Not announced Yet|
|Reporting at the admission centres (round 2 counselling)||Not announced Yet|
|Withdrawal of seat||Not announced Yet|
|Vacancy allotted due to absence/withdrawal/cancellation||Not announced Yet|
|Third round counselling commences, online registration, payment of fee and choice filling||Not announced Yet|
|Seat allotment for round 3 counselling||Not announced Yet|
|Reporting at the admission centres (round 3 counselling)||Not announced Yet|
|Reporting at the allotted institutes (after the counselling is completed)||Not announced Yet|
|Session commences from||Not announced Yet|
Note – Candidates who opt for the withdrawal of seats will be refunded the 1st semester fee (INR 39,000). However, the counselling fee will not be refunded. The notification for the fee refund would be available on the official website of NCHMCT JEE 2020.
Candidates are required to carry the following documents for the counselling process –
Eligible candidates must register online for the 1st and 2nd round counselling after the result of the NCHMCT JEE is declared. This registration must be done on the official website of the exam by following the below mentioned steps –
Eligible candidates must fill in their preferred choices of institutes (as per their AIR rank). Candidates will be guided about important information through a sequence of messages, which will help the aspirants in filling the online choices of their preferred institutes in a hassle-free manner. Candidates will have the liberty to opt for as many choices amongst the participating institutes. Aspirants may also change the sequence of the preferred choices, if they desire to do so. However, it is crucial for the candidates to submit the last changes in the choices before 5.00 PM of the last date (for submission).
Locking of choices is done to ensure that the candidates have finally submitted their preference of the colleges for NCHMCT JEE counselling. This process includes entering the login id, password and locking the final choices. Finally, after considering the final submission, the candidate must press the ‘Lock Button’. Aspirants must have print-outs of the locked choices and should possess them at the time of visiting the reporting centre. The locked choices can only be changed till 5.00 PM of the last date for submission.
Seats will be allotted on the basis of Merit (AIR Rank) and reservation criteria. Aspirants may check the seat allotment result on the official website of NCHMCT JEE. The result will not be sent by post. Thus, candidates must regularly keep a check on the updates for the same. If the seat is allotted to a candidate, he must pay the seat acceptance fee along with the fee of NCHMCT JEE counselling. It is also essential for him/her to visit any of the reporting centres along with the original documents (for verification).
Fee for seat acceptance – INR 40,000
Fee for counselling – INR 2,000
In the case of seat withdrawal, eligible candidates will be refunded the whole sum of their seat acceptance fee but counselling fee will not be refunded.
Eligible candidates must report at the reporting centres with all the essential documents (personal and academic) for the final approval of the seat allotment. After paying the online seat acceptance fee, if the candidate fails to visit the reporting centre for document verification, the allotted seat would be discarded. Also, the candidate would not be considered to appear for the 2nd round of counselling. However , he/she would stay eligible for the 3rd round of NCHMCT JEE counselling.
Second round of NCHMCT JEE counselling is only available for those who have registered for the 1st round of counselling as well. Fresh candidates can not take part in this counselling process. Those aspirants who are not alloted a seat in the first round are eligible for the 2nd round counselling. These students are also allowed to change their respective preferred choices of colleges (online). Even candidates whose seat got cancelled in the 1st round due to non-fulfillment of the seat allotment criteria are eligible for the counselling. These candidates may also modify their set of choices for the 2nd round of counselling.
All the eligible candidates may attend the final round of counselling along with absentees of the first round. Aspirants must fill in the online registration form for the final round of counselling, which is similar to the 1st round of counselling. Candidates must pay the participation fee of INR 40,000 (the ones who have already paid the fees in the previous round need not pay again). Aspirants may also reconsider their locked choice and make appropriate changes. All the eligible candidates who are alloted a seat in the final round of counselling must physically report at any of the reporting centres for the verification of the documents.
All the eligible candidates who have been successfully enrolled at an institute during the 1st, 2nd or 3rd round of NCHMCT JEE counselling must physically report at the allotted institution. These candidates may also complete the ‘Hostel Allotment’ process.
Eligible candidates may opt to withdraw the allotted seat after the 1st and 2nd round of counselling. He/she must declare the decision in a predefined format at any of the reporting centres. The seat acceptance fee will be refunded to the candidate within 45 days of the commencement of the academic session.
No, only eligible candidates on the basis of merit (All India Rank) and reservation category are allowed to take part in the process of NCHMCT JEE counselling.
Yes, you will get a complete refund of your seat acceptance fee in case of seat withdrawal. However, INR 2000 of counselling fee will not be refunded.
Yes, it is mandatory for all the candidates, who have been allotted a seat, to physically appear at the reporting centre. Candidates must carry all the essential documents for the verification purposes.
The academic session for the year 2020 is expected to start from the 4th week of September 2020.
Candidates must bring the following documents on the day of NCHMCT JEE counselling:
The seat acceptance fee at the first round of NCHMCT JEE 2020 is INR 40,000.
The NCHMCT JEE counselling fee for the year 2020 is INR 2000.
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