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CBSE Hotel Management and Catering Technology Courses

Hotel Management and Catering Technology Courses

An MoU to offer Hotel Management and Catering Technology courses for XI and XII class students with effect from the academic session 2010-11 in Central Board of Secondary Education schools, was signed between National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT), New Delhi and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi here today. The CEO, NCHMCT Shri Devesh Chaturvedi and Chairman, CBSE Shri Vineet Joshi signed the MoU. The Union Minister for Tourism Kumari Selja and Human Resource Development Minister Shri Kapil Sibal and his deputy Smt. D. Purandeswari were present on the occasion.

Role and Responsibilities of Central Board of Secondary Education in the MoU:

The Central Board of Secondary Education agreed as follows:

a)         The Central Board of Secondary Education shall ensure that the students shall enrol with the concerned Regional Office of Central Board of Secondary Education in a prescribed proforma, for the tests and shall collect the examination fees as follows:

i)          For XI and XII class examination fees shall be collected along with the Central Board of Secondary Education examination.

ii)          There shall be a separate enrolment form and examination fees for class XI and XII.

iii)         If a student has enrolled and paid the examination fees but is unable to attend the exams for any reason he/she shall be required to fill the enrolment form afresh and pay the fees again.

b)         The Central Board of Secondary Education shall ensure that the Regional Office of Central Board of Secondary Education shall prepare a consolidated list of candidates with respect to Mentor Centres of National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI and remit the examination fee collected along with List of Candidates to National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI for enrolling and conducting of module examination, if any.

c)         The Central Board of Secondary Education shall ensure that the examination in the vocational subjects of Hotel Management and Catering Technology course in XI class shall be conducted by the schools in cooperation and consultation with Central Board of Secondary Education , while the evaluation shall be done by the schools.  The Central Board of Secondary Education shall ensure standardization by providing question papers and examination schedule to the CBSE schools, if need arises.

d)         The schools shall continue to issue the mark statement at the level of XI class to the candidates.

e)         For conducting the practical examination in vocational subjects in XII class the Central Board of Secondary Education may take assistance from the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI.

f)          All theory and practical examinations for XII class shall be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education on external basis, in consultation with the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI.

g)         A format of Central Board of Secondary Education  – National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI Joint Certification shall be developed jointly by the Central Board of Secondary Education and the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI. The agreed format between Central Board of Secondary Education and National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI shall be used for reflecting marks/grades as the case may be, obtained by the student in examinations conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education.

h)     The Central Board of Secondary Education shall finalize the matters of Course Design, updation, training of teachers, skill development of students, conducting practical and theory examinations, etc. in consultation with National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI whenever required.

Roles and Responsibilities of National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi in the MoU:

The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI agreed to do the following:

a)         The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI agrees to conduct examination subject to the terms and conditions provided in this MoU and also terms and conditions of the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI.

b)         National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI shall endeavour to set up Mentor Centres wherever possible in the country, in order to facilitate the students to take the examination at these centres and shall also provide guidance to all students registered with the Central Board of Secondary Education and give clarifications to all doubts which students have.

c)         During the first phase, HMCT shall be introduced in selected cities in the schools having sufficient infrastructures and where National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI is in a position to hold examinations. As the course becomes popular and infrastructure in smaller cities improves, HMCT may be extended to smaller cities as well wherein the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI shall be ready to conduct examination and also shall provide the services of mentor institution, wherever possible.

d)         If a student is not able to clear examination then the same shall be cleared through additional attempt(s)

e)         National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI shall provide guidance to the Central Board of Secondary Education in Curriculum Design, session planning and academic scheduling of vocational subjects of NCHMCT course. The curriculum shall also be updated on yearly basis to reflect the current trend in the industry.

f)          National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI shall guide and assist in content development and book writing for professional subject- Hotel Management and Catering Technology.

g)         National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI shall provide academic support for conducting Orientation Programmes including refresher courses, seminars and workshops to the teachers.

h)         The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI shall not charge any other fee except the examination fees as mentioned in clause 1(a) above. The Central Board of Secondary Education shall not bear any other financial implication/liability on the part of National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI.

i)          The National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, NEW DELHI does not undertake to provide any revaluation of the marks obtained in test.

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