DTE HMCT Entrance Exam

DTE HMCT Entrance Exam is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education of Maharashtra. This exam is also known as Directorate of Technical Education Hotel Management and catering Technology Entrance Exam.

Important Dates and Parameters: Listed below are the important dates related to the DTE HMCT Entrance Exam:

Exam Date Last week of June (tentative)
Exam Time The test is of two hours duration.
Fees The information brochure costs INR 700 for General/OBC candidates and INR 500 for SC/ST candidates.
Registration Opening Date The registration usually begins in the first week of June.
Registration Closing Date Registrations close in the middle of June (tentative).
Eligibility Criteria The applicants need to pass their higher secondary examinations in any field from a recognized board. The minimum score that needs to be obtained is 50% with English as one of the compulsory subjects.

Availability of Brochure and Forms: The information brochures and the application forms will be available either from the designated centers or through the official website of the Directorate of Technical Education. The forms can also be received through post by sending a request letter with the demand draft.

Application Mode: The application forms can be bought from the designated centers in exchange of cash. The online applications have to be sent to the directorate along with a Demand Draft.

List of Institutes Accepting this Score: Listed below are the institutes and colleges that accept the scores of the Directorate of Technical Education Hotel Management and catering Technology (DTE HMCT) Entrance Exam:

  • D. Y. Patil Education Society Institute of Hotel Management and catering Technology, Navi Mumbai
  • ITM Institute of Hotel Management and catering Technology, Navi Mumbai
  • Ambarwadikar Institute of Hotel Management & catering Technology Polytechnic, Aurangabad
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Hotel Management and catering Technology, Navi Mumbai
  • Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir’s College of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Nashik
  • B. G. P. S’s Rajashree Shahu Institute Of Hotel Management And catering Technology, Chikhalthana
  • Sai Shiva Educational Trust’s Institute Of Diploma In Travel & Tourism (HMCT), Mumbai
  • Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Pune
  • TMV Institute of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Mukundnagar
  • D. Y. Patil Education Society’s Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute Of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Pune
  • A.J.M.V.P.S. Institute of Hotel Management & catering Technology College, Ahmednagar
  • Dina Institute of Hotel & Business Management, Pune
  • Government Institute of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Nagpur
  • Sinhgad Institute of Hotel Management, Kusgaon, Lonavala
  • Yugantar Education Society’s Shri Balasaheb Tirpude College of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Nagpur
  • Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Pune
  • Tuli College of Hotel Management, Nagpur
  • High-Tech Institute of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Pune
  • Sneha Mahila Vikas Sanstha’s Institute of Hotel Management & catering Technology, Nagpur
  • Anjuman Islam’s A.K.Hafizka Institute of Hotel Management and catering Technology, Mumbai

Recommended Books: The following reference books can be beneficial for the DTE HMCT Entrance Exam:

  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide, by Gladvin Rego
  • Nutritive Value of Indian Foods, by G. Gopalan
  • Hand book of Analysis & Quality Control By Fruits & Vegetables, by Rangana S
  • Food Science, by Potter & Hotchkiss
  • Principles of Food Technology, by P J Fellows
  • Hotel Management Entrance Study Material, by Dharmendra Mittal
  • Food Science Chemistry & Experimental Foods, by Dr. M. Swaminathan
  • Food Facts and Principles, by Shakunthala Mania
  • Clinical Dietetics & Nutrition, by F.P. Anita
  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide, by Dr R P Datason
  • Hotel Management catering Technology: Entrance Exam Guide, by V. V. K. Subburaj
  • How to Prepare For the Hotel Management Entrance Examination, by Thorpe

Syllabus: DTE HMCT Entrance Exam has 100 objective type questions and the syllabus is as follows:

Serial Numbers

Subject

1

Current Affairs and General Awareness: Latest Events, Sports and Games, Geography, Tourist Spots, Aptitude for Service Sector, Business and Trade, Countries and Currencies

2

Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude: Data / Table analysis, Calculation of fraction, percentages, square roots, Health & Nutrition, Basic Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics, Profit & Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Graph, Pie-Chart, Bar Diagram.

3

English Language: Adverbs, Adjectives, antonyms, Synonyms, Phrases and Idioms, Sentence Improvement, Reading Comprehension

4

Reasoning and Logical Deduction: Geometrical designs & Identification, Numerical Series Completion, Inference from 4 Sentences, Odd One Out, Numerical Pattern

Entrance Exams 2012

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