1.1 These rules shall hereafter be called Examination Rules of the
National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, New
1.2 These rules shall supersede all the existing rules for such
examinations and shall come into force w.e.f. the date of issue.
1.3 These rules will be subject to alterations and amendments by
the Council only with due notice of one clear academic session.
In these rules unless otherwise repugnant;
2.1 Council shall mean the National Council for Hotel
Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi.
2.2 Examination shall mean any examination conducted by the
National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New
2.3 Chairman shall mean the Chairman of the National
Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, New Delhi.
2.4 Chief Executive Officer shall mean the Chief Executive
Officer of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering
Technology, New Delhi.
2.5 Secretary shall mean the Secretary of the National
Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi.
2.6 The Controller of Examinations shall mean the Director
(Studies) of the National Council for Hotel Management & will be
responsible for the conduct of examinations and for making
arrangement for declaration of results of the examinations held by
the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
2.7 The Examination Committee shall mean the Committee of
the National Council for Hotel Management entrusted with the task
of finalising examination matters.
2.8 Superintendent shall mean Superintendent of the
2.9 Institute shall mean Institute affiliated to National
Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
2.10 Principal shall mean the Head of Institute.
2.11 Academic year is the period of time in a year
scheduled for teaching. Each year will be comprised of two
2.12 Session is the period of time of a semester scheduled
3. EXAMINATION AND DATES
3.1 The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering
Technology shall conduct the term end examination of each course
affiliated to it whether full time or short time or as decided by
the Council from time to time.
3.2 The examination shall be held as per event calendar notified
3.3 The medium of examination shall be English unless specified.
4. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO THE
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;
4.1 In order to be eligible to take the Council’s examinations
(any semester or course), a candidate must have;
4.1.1 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;
4.1.2 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;
4.1.3 produced the following certificates signed by the forwarding
(a) of 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 treated separately.
i) 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.
ii) 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 &
iii) 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.
(b) 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 upto a maximum of 10 percent 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
4.1.4 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.
4.2 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
4.3 Attendance of the students, provisionally promoted to the next
higher class, shall be counted from the date of commencement of
4.4 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.
4.5.3 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 before the commencement of the
examination and to disallow those candidates from appearing for
4.6 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.
4.7 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 therefor 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.
5. EXAMINATION FEE
5.1 Every candidate shall submit his/her application to the Head
of the Institution by the last date as notified by the Controller
of Examinations and Head of Institute shall further forward the
applications to the Controller of Examinations so as to reach
within 8 days of the last date so notified subject to the
conditions laid down in Rule 4. Applications received late from
the Head of the Institution are liable to be rejected.
5.2 Examination fee/rates shall be as notified from time to time.
6. NON-REFUND OF EXAMINATION FEES
6.1 Fees once paid shall not be refunded except in such cases as
mentioned in Rule 6.2 below.
6.2 The examination fee paid by such
candidates who are not permitted to appear in the examination
shall be refunded on receipt of an application by the Controller
of Examinations in writing to that effect from the candidate
concerned within 3 months of the commencement of the Examination.
No application will be entertained if received after the date
7. CONDUCT OF EXAMINATION
7.1 The Head of Institution running affiliated courses shall be
required to inform the Controller of Examinations, National
Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, New Delhi the
number of candidates likely to take such examination by the date(s)
so notified by the Controller of Examinations.
7.2 The Controller of examinations shall decide and notify the
centres where examinations are to be held. For each such centre,
the Controller will appoint the Superintendent of Examination.
7.3 The Superintendent of Examination shall appoint all other
Supervisory and ancillary staff required as approved by the
Controller of Examinations.
7.4 The number of staff to be appointed for the centres will
depend on the number of Halls / rooms, labs. workshops etc. in
which the examination is being conducted. One invigilator shall be
allowed for every 20 candidates or part thereof with a minimum of
two invigilators per room/or hall, in case of written
7.5 An additional invigilator will be provided to help the
Superintendent of the centre.
7.6 In the conduct of practical examination, the Instructor who
has been conducting practical classes shall normally be appointed
as Internal Examiner.
7.7 No candidate shall normally be permitted to enter the
examination hall after the commencement of the examination. The
Superintendent of Examination Centre may, however, at his/her
discretion, permit a candidate to enter the hall upto half an hour
after commencement of the examination. However, no extra time will
be allowed for such late admissions.
7.8 No candidate shall be permitted to leave the examination hall
before the lapse of one hour after commencement of examination.
The Superintendent of Examination may in exceptional cases permit
an examinee to leave the examination hall even before this period
if in his / her judgment, continued presence of the examinee in
the hall is not desirable in the interest of smooth conduct of
examination or if a candidate becomes physically incapable of
continuing the examination due to sudden illness.
7.9 Amanuensis (writer) may be provided to a candidate if he/she
is not in a position to write himself/herself subject to the
discretion of the Superintendent of Examination, on the condition
that no remuneration will be paid to such a writer by the Council
and the writer will not be a person connected with the course,
knowledgeable in the course or related to the student.
7.10 Every candidate shall be allotted an Examination Roll Number
and an Identity/Admit Card issued by the Council with an attested
photograph, which must be produced at every examination.
8. ACTS OF MISCONDUCT & USE OF
8.1 The Superintendent of Examination shall report to the
Controller of Examinations without delay and on the day of
occurrence of each case where use of unfair means in Examination
is suspected or detected with full details of evidence of actually
what is noticed from the concerned person either the invigilators,
examiners in practical examination or from any other source
together with an explanation in writing from the candidate
concerned. The report should indicate how, when and by whom the
unfair means case was detected and what was actually noticed.
Following shall be taken as ‘MALPRACTICE’ in the examination
1. Candidate who is found in
possession of any note-book(s) or notes or chits or any other
unauthorised material concerning the subject pertaining to the
2. Anything written on any part of clothing, body, desk, table or
any instrument such as setsquare, protractor, blotting paper and
question paper etc.
3. Talking to another candidate in the examination hall or change
of seat without
the permission of Examination Superintendent.
4. Consulting notes, books or any other material or outside person
while going to
toilet etc. outside the Examination Hall.
5. Running away or swallowing or destroying any note or paper or
material found with him/her.
7. If the answer-books show that a candidate has received or given
help to any other candidate through copying.
8. Using obscene or abusive language in the answer book.
9. Deliberately disclosing one’s identity or making any
distinctive mark in the answer book for that purpose.
The candidate found guilty of having adopted anyone or more of the
above malpractice is liable to be penalised with a penalty by the
National Council, which may vary from cancellation of the
examination/expulsion upto maximum period of three years following
the malpractice under issue.
8.2 In case the candidate refuses to give a written statement, the
fact of his refusal shall be recorded by the Superintendent and
witnessed by atleast two members of the Supervisory Staff present
at the time of interrogation of the candidate by the
8.3 A candidate found to be or suspected to be guilty of using
unfair means in the examination shall be permitted to answer the
remaining part of his question paper but on a separate answer book
and the answer book in which the unfair means is suspected to have
been committed shall be taken in possession by the Superintendent,
who shall send both the answer books, marked I & II in the order
in which these were used by the candidate to the Controller of
Examinations with his/her detailed report and findings in a
separate sealed cover. The candidate shall however be permitted to
appear in the remaining examination(s) in subsequent papers(s).
8.4 Even if a candidate is found having in his/her possession or
accessible to him/her, papers, books or notes or material which do
not relate to the subject of examination and which could not
possibly be of any assistance to him/her, such cases must be
reported to the Superintendent of Examination by the Invigilator
with necessary papers for investigation.
8.5 If a candidate is found talking to another candidate during
the examination hours in the examination room, the Superintendent
shall record the statement of both the candidates and the
invigilator and send it to the Controller of Examinations with
his/her comments. He/she shall also take action as prescribed in
Rule 8.3 against both the candidates.
8.6 The Superintendent of Examination shall report all cases of
impersonation together with the evidence, which led to such
conclusion and action taken.
8.7 A candidate who refuses to obey the Superintendent of
Examination and changes his/her seat with another candidate and/or
creates disturbance of any kind during the examination and/or
otherwise misbehaves in the examination hall shall be liable to be
expelled by the Superintendent and not permitted to appear in the
rest of the examination. The decision of the Superintendent of
centre in the matter shall be final and immediately sent to the
Controller of Examination by the Superintendent of Examination in
all such cases.
8.8 A candidate found copying from notes written on any part of
his/her clothing, body, desk or table or instrument like
setsquares, protractors, scales etc. or who is found guilty of
concealing, disfiguring, rendering illegible, swallowing or
destroying any notes or papers or material found with him/her or
found exchanging answer book or question paper with solution or
talking to a person or consulting notes or books outside the
Examination Hall, while going to the toilet or in the toilet shall
be deemed to have used unfair means and action as proposed in Rule
8.3 above shall be taken against him/her.
8.9 If a candidate fails/refuses to deliver his/her answer book to
the Supervisory staff
before leaving the Examination hall, a report will be sent to the
Controller of Examinations under separate sealed cover to this
8.10 If a candidate is found having exchanged the raw or semi or
finished product/work or has presented a practical or class work
or note book which does not belong to him/her in practical or
viva-voce examination shall be deemed to have used unfair means.
9. PENALTY FOR UNFAIR MEANS
9.1 In case a candidate is found by the Superintendent of
Examinations of having in his/her possession or accessible to
him/her papers, books or notes or material which do not relate to
the subject of the examination, no action be taken against the
candidate. Such a case need not be reported to the Controller of
Examinations and may be filed by the Superintendent of Examination
after a warning to the candidate not to repeat such action.
9.2 a) A candidate found having in his/her possession or
accessible to him/her papers or chits or material relating to the
subject of the question paper shall be declared fail in the
b) A candidate found having in his/her possession bulk cheating
material such as books, notes, chits or material relating to the
subject of the question paper shall be declared fail in all the
theory and practical subjects of the semester.
c) A candidate found exchanging answer book or question paper with
solution or copying from unauthorised material shall be declared
fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the semester.
9.3 If a candidate voluntarily surrenders to the Superintendent
during the course of examination, papers, books or notes or
material in his/her possession which are relevant to the
examination, and these were not found or detected by a member of
the supervisory staff, he/ she shall be disqualified as per
provision under rule 9.2 a) or b) as the case may be.
9.4 If a candidate is found talking to another candidate during
the examination hours, in the examination room/hall or outside or
found changing his seat without the permission of Examination
Superintendent, no action be taken against the candidate. Such a
case need not be reported to the Controller of Examinations and
may be filed by the Superintendent of Examination after a warning
to the candidate not to repeat such action.
9.5 If an answer book shows that the candidate has received help
from another candidate or to have copied from any paper, book or
note or material or to have allowed any other candidate to copy
from his/her answer book or to have taken the help from the notes
written on any part of his/her clothing or body or table or desk
or instruments like setsquares, protractors, scales etc., shall be
declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of the
9.6 If a candidate is found guilty of running away or swallowing
or destroying any paper or note or material found on his/her, the
candidate shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical
subjects of the semester.
9.7 A candidate found in possession of a solution to a question
set in the paper through connivance of any member of the
supervisory or any other ancillary staff or some outside agency
shall be declared fail in all the theory and practical subjects of
the semester. Cases of such alleged misconduct on the part of
supervisory or the other ancillary staff shall be reported by the
Superintendent to the Administrative Authority concerned for
9.8 A candidate found guilty of smuggling in an answer book or a
continuation sheet, or to take out an answer book or a
continuation sheet, shall be disqualified for a maximum period of
two academic years.
9.9 A candidate found using obscene or abusive language in the
answer book or found guilty of serious misconduct or misbehaviour
towards the Superintendent or any member of the Supervisory staff
shall be disqualified for the examination and debarred from
appearing in the National Council’s examination for a period of
two to five years according to the gravity of his/her misconduct.
9.10 In case of impersonation, the candidate who is impersonated
shall be disqualified for a minimum period of five academic years
or for any such period as will be decided by the National Council.
The Superintendent shall report the person who impersonates to the
9.11 If a candidate is found guilty of deliberately disclosing
his/her identity or making distinctive mark in the answer book for
that purpose or fails to deliver his/her answer book/continuation
sheet before leaving the examination hall, he/she shall be
declared fail in the subject.
9.12 If a candidate is found having exchanged the raw or semi or
finished product/work for an examination in practicals, viva-voce
or project work or presents to the examiner, a practical or class
work notebook, project or tour report which does not belong to
him/her, he/she shall be declared fail in all the theory and
practical subjects of the semester.
9.13 A candidate found to have attempted or trying to attempt
personally or through another person to influence or pressurise an
examiner, or any officer or official connected with the
examinations, either at the institute or at the National Council,
in any matter concerned with the examination shall be disqualified
for a minimum period of one academic year.
9.14 A candidate, found approaching or influencing or pressurising
directly or indirectly a member of the examination committee or
any officer or official of the Board, regarding his/her unfair
means case shall be disqualified for one more year in addition to
the punishment to be awarded according to the rules for him/her
having used a particular type of unfair means as detailed in Rule
9.15 A candidate making false
statement in any of the examination form shall be disqualified for
a period of one year.
9.16 A candidate found guilty of having adopted unfair means, but
not covered by any of the above rules shall be punished according
to the nature of the offence and decision of the National Council
shall be final.
9.17 According to the above rules, disqualification for one
academic year shall mean that the candidate has failed in all
subjects of the examination in which he/she has indulged/adopted
unfair means and shall not be allowed to appear in the next term
end examination. For example a candidate disqualified for one year
for having used unfair means in the term end Examination 2002
shall be declared fail and will not be allowed to appear in the
term end examination 2003, and will be permitted to appear in the
term end examination 2004 and onward if otherwise eligible under
10.1 On receipt of a report of use of
unfair means from Superintendent/Examiner or any other person, the
Controller of Examinations shall issue notice to the candidate who
used or is suspected to have used unfair means for providing
opportunity to explain his/her position before the Examination
Committee either in writing or in person.
10.2 The Examination Committee appointed by the National Council
for Hotel Management & Catering Technology will then deal with and
decide the case of alleged use of unfair means or misconduct by
the candidate and the decision of the Examination Committee in all
such cases of malpractice reported to it shall be final.
10.3 If the Examination Committee is satisfied after due enquiry
that the integrity of the examination has been violated at any
examination centre as a result of enmass use of unfair means or
unfair assistance referred to the examinees, the Examination
Committee will order re-examination besides taking any other
action that it may deem fit.
10.4 The Examination Committee shall have the right to cancel the
Diploma/Certificate of a candidate without any prejudice to its
year of award by notification in gazette, if it is discovered at a
later stage that the candidate had furnished wrong or false
information during the course of his/her study.
10.5 The Examination Committee shall in normal circumstances
finally decide about the reported cases of unfair means prior to
the declaration of results.
10.6 The condition/provision of minimum period of punishment as
provided under the Examination Rules could be relaxed and the
Examination Committee will be fully empowered to decide the period
of disqualification/debarring of candidates found to have
committed malpractice in the National Council's Examination.
11. MINIMUM PASS MARKS
The 3-year Degree in B.Sc in H&HA has two components i.e. IGNOU
and NCHMCT. Each is governed by its own set of Examination and
other Rules. The Degree to successful student is awarded by IGNOU
based on marks secured in both components i.e. IGNOU and NCHMCT.
A candidate shall be declared to have passed the semester
examination of a course, if he/she has secured not less than;
a) 40% marks in each of the theory subjects; and
b) 50% marks in each of the practical, industrial training,
research project, term work & research methodology.
Note: For the purpose of mark computation, a fraction of half or
more than half shall be counted as one.
12. MODERATION OF RESULTS
In cases, where the results of an examination, is affected,
either on account of large failures in a subject(s) due to the
question paper(s) set being not within the scope of the syllabus,
or not within the reach of the students or on account of error,
malpractice, fraud, improper conduct such matters will be placed
before the Examination Committee appointed by the National
Council, for consideration, before the declaration of results.
13. STANDARD OF PASSING
13.1 A candidate shall be declared to have passed the Term-End
Examination of session of NCHMCT component of 3-Year Degree
Program, Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma and Craft Course, if
he/she secures the qualifying marks as indicated in Rule 11.
A candidate will be declared to have passed in the first or second
class in an examination on obtaining minimum of 60 and 50 percent
of the total marks respectively in each examination. Pass class
will be awarded to students securing less than 50 percent of the
14. AWARD OF DIPLOMA & CERTIFICATE
14.1 On passing all the examination (s) and fulfilling other
conditions if any, provided for in the Examination Scheme/relevant
Rules, a candidate will be awarded a Diploma/Certificate in the
particular branch of study through the Head of the Institution
14.1.1 Equal weightage will be given to each semester of the
course for award of Diploma/Certificate.
14.1.2 For the purpose of classification of Diploma/Certificate,
the following schedule will be adopted.
(i) A candidate will be awarded a First Class with Distinction if
he/she secures a minimum of 75% of the total marks.
(ii) A candidate will be awarded a First Class if he/she secures a
minimum of 60% of the total marks.
(iii) A candidate will be awarded a Second Division if he/she
secures a minimum of 50% of the total marks.
(iv) A candidate will be awarded a Diploma/Certificate in Pass
Class if he/she secures less than 50% of the total marks.
(v) A candidate who passes all the examinations within the
prescribed duration of the course will be awarded a division as
per sub rule (i), (ii), (iii) & (iv) above.
(vi) Candidates who do not fall in any of the above categories
will be placed in Pass class.
15. CARRY OVER AND RE-APPEAR
15.1 3-YEAR DEGREE IN H&HA:
15.1.1 A student pursuing 3-year Degree in H&HA will be promoted
on the basis of marks secured in the NCHMCT component only.
15.1.2 A student will be provisionally promoted to next higher
class as under;
i) First year (Semester I and II): Not failing in more than six
subjects of semester I and semester II together.
ii) a) Second Year (Semester III & IV) General Stream: Not failing
in more than three subjects of semester III and IV together.
b) b) Second year (Semester III and IV) Specialisation Stream: Not
more than six subjects of semester III and IV together.
iii) A third year (Semester V and VI) student, who has failed in
not more than six subjects, will be placed in ‘Re-appear’
Such students will be permitted to re-appear in the failed
subjects in the ensuing examinations and will have to clear the
subjects securing minimum prescribed pass marks.
(a) A candidate who has been declared re-appear in any subject (s)
in the first year shall continue in the 2nd year and can appear in
the re-appear subject(s) of first year alongwith 2nd year semester
Examinations. In case he/she remains absent or is unable to clear
the re-appear subject(s), he/she will not be allowed to proceed to
third year. However, he/she shall be allowed to appear as a
re-appear candidate in the re-appear subjects of first and second
year, if any, in the ensuing semester examination.
A candidate who has not been allowed to proceed to 3rd year,
because of not clearing his/her SEM I re-appear subject(s) but
clears the same during SEM I examination of the year (i.e. his/her
third year in the course) and is otherwise eligible will be
promoted to 3rd year (SEM V) in the ensuing academic session only.
(b) A first year (SEM I & SEM II) pass candidate who has been
declared re-appear in any subject (s) in the second year (SEM III
& SEM IV) shall continue in the third year and can appear for
second year re-appear subjects alongwith third year semester
A candidate who still fails to clear the re-appear subjects of
second year, his/her third year (SEM VI) result will be withheld.
However, he/she shall be allowed to appear as a re-appear
candidate in the re-appear subjects of second and third year, if
any, in the ensuing semester examination. Third year result of the
candidate will be declared only on his/her clearing all his/her
second year subjects.
15.2 (a) Post Graduate Diploma in Accommodation Operations &
Management and Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food Production
& Patisserie (1 ½ year course):
Students must clear all subjects
within three academic years from the date of admission to qualify
for award of diploma/certificate.
(b) Craftsmanship Certificate Course in Food & Beverage Service
Students must clear all subjects within three academic sessions
(six months each) from the date of admission to qualify for award
15.3 All failed candidates will be allowed to appear in the next
examination in the failed subjects only.
15.4 The incourse assessment marks of failed subject(s) and the
semester marks obtained in pass subjects will be carried forward
for the next examination. Such candidates will have to fulfil all
the conditions as per Rule 11 for them to be declared as having
passed a particular course.
15.5 In case the curriculum has undergone modification or change,
the re-appear/fail candidates will necessarily have to undertake
the examination as per the new scheme.
16. INELIGIBLE CANDIDATE
Those candidates who, because of being ineligible to appear in
any of the National Council Examinations, are detained in the same
semester whether on account of shortage in attendance or for any
other reasons will be required to repeat that semester as a
regular student in the following year and may, if otherwise
eligible and if so permitted, appear in the next semester
17. CANDIDATES DISQUALIFIED FOR USE
OF UNFAIR MEANS
17.1 Candidate whose examinations are cancelled and who is dis-qualified
from appearing in the National Council’s examination for certain
number of years, because of use of unfair means in the
examination, may appear as external student. Such students may
take admission as regular student. In that case, he/she will have
to become eligible for the particular examination again. Such a
candidate will be required to fulfil all conditions of
eligibility, as laid down in Examination Rule 4.
18. DISQUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATES
DUE TO REPEATED FAILURE
18.1 No person shall be allowed to remain a student in any class
of any course affiliated to the National Council for a period
longer than three academic years, irrespective of the number of
examinations taken by him during these three academic years or
irrespective of the cause of his/her not qualifying for promotion
to the next higher class or as the case may be.
18.2 Beyond the prescribed three academic years, a candidate shall
appear only after the specific permission from the National
Council. This permission shall not be granted if the courses have
undergone material change or are wound up.
19. INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
19.1 The Examination Committee of the National Council while
determining the examination scheme of each semester of the course
will define clearly the distribution of marks fixed for theory and
practical and internal assessment.
19.1.1 The internal assessment shall
denote performance of the candidate in incourse assessment held at
institute and it shall be reckoned as 30% of the marks allotted to
the subject in the final computing of results by the Council.
Details of incourse assessment for each semester of course are
indicated in the examination scheme.
19.2 The Examination Committee will lay down detailed procedure
for award of marks for the internal assessment in each subject
(theory and practical) in order to ensure uniformity being
followed in each of the affiliated Institutes conducting the
19.3 A Committee consisting of at least three members constituted
by the National Council Examination Committee will visit the
Institutions at least twice in the session, once in the middle and
again at the end of the session, to ensure the enforcement of
procedures and fairness in award of internal assessment marks.
19.4 This Committee may also examine the work of a cross section
of the students in each class and in all subjects.
20. ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS
As soon as practicable after the conclusion of an examination, the
Controller of Examinations shall declare the results of the
examination in accordance with the foregoing rules.
Marks in respect of Industrial Release, Research Project,
Practical, and Incourse Assessment received after the due date
announced by the National Council will not be considered for that
examination and results announced accordingly.
21. VERIFICATION OF MARKS &
RE-EVALUATION OF ANSWER BOOKS
The National Council will after the declaration of results
entertain applications from candidates for verification of Theory
& Practical on payment of prescribed fee upto 15 days from the
date of declaration of result. Applications received thereafter
will not be considered.
The period of 15 days will be counted from the date the results
are officially declared by the National Council and not from the
date on which the results are announced by the institute/actually
published in the Newspapers or official gazette. It will be the
candidate’s responsibility to see that the application for
verification reaches the office of the Controller of Examination
by the due date after which no application will be entertained.
Each application should be sent through the Principal and shall be
accompanied with a Demand Draft drawn in favour of National
Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology NOIDA payable
21.1 Verification of Marks:
(a) The National Council will on receipt of such application for
verification of marks in theory paper, examine whether the answer
by the candidate in those answer papers have been assessed by the
examiner and whether the marks as transcribed to the mark sheets
and finally to the result sheets are correct.
(b) The National Council will, on receipt of such application for
verification of marks in practical and internal assessment,
examine the award sheet submitted by the examiner(s) so as to see
whether the total of marks assigned under different sub-heads and
the marks transcribed from the award sheet to the result-sheet are
(c) Verification of marks will not be done in the presence of the
candidate. In case where there is an omission of whatsoever nature
affecting the results, National Council will get it rectified, and
declares the result consequent upon such rectification.
21.2 The answer book(s) will not to be shown to the candidate or
21.3 All cases of verification of answer book(s) shall be normally
put up along with the application, answer book(s) and report of
the Controller of Examinations to the Chairman of the Examination
Committee for its decision whose decision shall be communicated to
the institute in due course but within 60 days of the declaration
of the results.