February 2018 archive

TOP 5 CULINARY COLLEGES IN INDIA

In today’s day and age, the limited streams and ever increasing competition in traditional avenues of education has given rise to a number of alternatives for students who have or are just about to pass XII grade. Alternative UG courses are the way forward as more and more institutions open up streams of higher education for all those who wish to pursue their own interests and passions as a career. Such streams are proving both comfortable and profitable in the long run for those willing to put in the required effort.

The demand for certified professionals is more than ever, as most organizations simply can’t count on raw talent. It needs to be tamed and nurtured. One such field which has seen a tremendous shift towards professionalism is that of culinary arts. More and more people today are focused on working and putting in the maximum time that can be spared. As such, a preference for food cooked by others has developed for most of the working class families. Since the demand is high, many are taking up culinary courses as their choice of career. It is efficient and logical since the training and familiarity for it can be started in one’s own home.

As such, here are five of the best colleges in India dedicated to providing that specific skill set to future chefs.

Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala

Maharishi Markandeshwar University (MMU) is based in Mullana, Ambala. Aside from a variety of courses, the University offers two UG courses in culinary arts, namely Diploma in Food Production and Diploma in Bakery and Confectionery. Duration of both courses is 18 months, during which time students are trained in both the art of food and that of professional communication. Students are offered industrial training in the last six months as part of the curriculum, so by the time they pass out, they are well familiar with their work environment. The college has seen an excellent campus placement record in the field, since MMU is NAAC ‘A’ accredited and UGC approved.

Course Name – Diploma in Food Production/Diploma in Bakery and ConfectioneryCourse Fees – INR 43,000/-
Eligibility – Candidate should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or university with English as a compulsory subject.
Admissions – Admissions are done on the basis of candidate’s performance in class XII.

Amity University, Noida

Those who are looking for a great quality in culinary arts may consider Amity University Noida campus as their first choice. The University offers a UG course in Food Production, which has seen many candidates turn up for the University’s annual Entrance Examination. The process of admission is more rigorous than that of other universities, but holds more promise as it has a near perfect placement and training record on campus. The course has a duration of 18 months, during which students are prepared for a practical and contemporary scenario through hands on training and internships.

Course Name – Diploma in Food Production
Course Fees – INR 1,98,000/-
Eligibility – Candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
Admissions – Admissions are done on the basis of candidate’s performance in entrance test and the subsequent interview sessions.

Christ University, Bangalore

Christ University is a deemed to be university based in Bangalore. Aside from a variety of courses, the university offers a full time UG Diploma in Food and Beverage Service. The course duration is 12 months, after which students are equipped with an extensive skill set to work in any desired edibles organization across India. For those wanting to develop culinary skills part time, the University also offers a Certification course in Bakery and Confectionery, which has a duration of just 45 hours.

Course Name – Diploma in Food and Beverage Service
Course Fees – INR 25,000/-
Eligibility – Candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
Admissions – Admissions are done on the basis of candidate’s performance in class XII.

SRM University, Chennai

One of the most renowned universities in South India, SRM too offers a few courses in culinary arts. The deemed University is UGC approved and NAAC ‘A’ accredited. SRM offers two UG courses and several certification courses in Food Production and Bakery and Confectionery under its Hotel and Catering Management wing. The courses are most sought after since the institute is regarded one of the best in India. The institute regularly participates in international culinary competitions and seminars held in Europe each year, which enable students to get a better experience by the time they complete the course.

Course Name – Diploma in Food Production/Diploma in Bakery and Confectionery
Course Fees – INR 52,500/-
Eligibility – Candidate must have passed class X or equivalent from a recognized board or university
Admissions – Admissions are done based on the merit scored by the candidate in class X.

Anna University:

Anna University is a Public University based in Chennai. It was established in 1978 and is one of the most prominent Universities in India for technical education. Aside from several conventional streams of B.Tech., M.Tech. and PhD, the univeristy also offers a unique course, namely B. Tech. in Food Technology. It is a UG full-time degree course with a duration of 4 years. The course consists of not only culinary, but also the elements of technical and management skill development which widens the opportunities for prospective students. The University is NAAC ‘A’ accredited and has seen an excellent placement record, with a few students even being placed in foreign countries.

Course Name – B.Tech. in Food Technology
Course Fees – INR 75,800/-
Eligibility – Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university with at least 50% marks and English as a compulsory subject.
Admissions – Admissions are done based on counselling in TNEA.

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Bhakti
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