Candidates from Institutions affiliated to the
National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology and
undergoing courses of instructions as approved by the National Council
only will be entitled to appear for the Diploma or other examinations
subject to the following conditions;
In order to be eligible to take the Council’s examinations (any
semester or course), a candidate must have;
been on the roll of an affiliated institution for one full
academic session (period of study) in the course for which he/she wants
to take the examination;
submitted his/her application to the Controller of Examinations
through the head of the institution last attended or any other authority
nominated by the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering
Technology for this purpose;
produced the following certificates signed by the forwarding
having attended not less than 40% of classes in each subject – theory
and practical taken separately , during the session and minimum of 75%
of the aggregate of all lectures, tutorial classes and practicals held
during the session (effective teaching hours/contact hours). Attendance
in lectures, practicals and tutorials shall be counted from the date of
commencement of session as per Council's calendar.
Note: Industrial Training shall not form part of above and will be
Every period of lecture, tutorial, practical,
project and workshop work as applicable shall be counted as one unit for
the purpose of counting attendance
e.g. if a class covers four periods at a time, four units of
attendance will be counted.
Each candidate should have carried out laboratory, practical
assignment, project work etc. prescribed in the course taken by him/her
to the satisfaction of the Head of the Institution and certified by the
Head of that Institution as fit for appearing at the examination as
regards progress, conduct and character provided that such candidates
have not been debarred from appearing for any examination held by any
Government or constituted statutory examination authority in India at
the time when examinations are held by the National Council for Hotel
Management & Catering Technology.
A student engaged in extra-curricular and co-curricular
activities, with the permission of the Principal (Food exhibitions, Chef
Competition, education tour etc.) shall be treated as present for the
purpose of counting attendance in accordance with the timetable. Such
absence from class, under any circumstances, shall not exceed more than
10% of total classes held during the session.
When on account of bonafide illness (supported by a Medical Certificate
from a Registered Medical Practitioner produced by the candidate at the
time of illness or immediately thereafter) or for any other reason
deemed sufficient by the Head of the Institution (e.g. death in family),
the total attendance of a candidate falls short up to a maximum of 10
per cent of the total working days, the Head of the Institution shall be
competent to condone such deficiency in attendance and permit such a
candidate to appear for the examination if otherwise eligible.
A candidate who is disallowed from appearing for an examination
for not fulfilling the conditions at 4.1.3 (a) and/or (b) above shall be
required to fulfil all the conditions afresh, before being entitled to
appear for the examination.
A candidate, who fulfils the conditions at para 4.1 above but
does not appear for the examination, may at his/her option appear for
the subsequent examination as an external student. In such cases the
internal assessment put in shall be preserved by the Head of the
Institution and presented at the subsequent examination.
Attendance of the students, provisionally promoted to the next
higher class, shall be
counted from the date of commencement of session.
A candidate having passed an examination shall not be entitled to
re-appear for the same examination.
4.5.1 All applications for admission to the
examination, shall be accompanied by the necessary fee prescribed by the
National Council for Hotel Management and forwarded through the Head of
the Institution on or before the last date notified by the National
Council every year. An additional late fee as prescribed in Rule 5 shall
be charged for each late application received in the National Council’s
office not later than 15 days after the notified last date and upto 30
days before the commencement of examination. The Chief Executive
Officer, National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology
shall, however, be competent to accept such late applications without
any late fees even after the notified date in case he is satisfied that
the application was in fact submitted by the candidate to the
Institution in time but could not reach the National Council’s office
before the notified date on account of failure of authorities in the
Institution to do so.
4.5.2 The National Council will accept no
application, which has not been so submitted or is not complete in every
respect. The Head of the Institution shall be competent to refuse to
forward to the National Council any such application, which is not
complete in every respect.
Notwithstanding the forwarding of applications for admission to
examination and payment of examination fee through the Head of
Institution and allocation of Examination Roll Numbers by the National
Council, the Head of the Institution shall be competent to withdraw such
applications in respect of those candidates who do not fulfil any of the
conditions laid down under para 4.1.3 (a) and (b) above, at any time
National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Noida.
before the commencement of the examination and to disallow those
candidates from appearing for the examination.
Students who wish to continue their studies, after having been
out of the institute for not more than two years due to any reason,
except those who for adopting unfair means on found guilty for gross
indiscipline etc. and having been debarred by the competent authority
from appearing in the examination conducted by the National Council,
could do so within one week from the commencement of the session. The
period of absence shall be counted from session to session and not from
the date candidate leaves the institution. Attendance for such
candidates shall be counted from the date of commencement of session.
No candidate will be allowed to be on the rolls of any institute
if he/she fails to clear the whole or any part of each year of the
course within three academic years/sessions. Failure to clear the
subject(s) in the third and last year/session will in effect result in
the candidate being out of the system. Such candidates desirous to
continue the course will have to seek fresh admission in the first year
of the course as per the manner prescribed therefore by the National
Council. Also no candidate for the three-year degree programme will be
allowed to remain on the rolls of any institute for over a period of
five years within which time he/she will have to qualify. Candidates
failing to do so will be relieved of their enrolment.