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Sushil
Sushil
Bachelor in catering technology and culinary arts, batch of 2022
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

Every festival is main in our campus. It may be anything. The best life in college and the faculty is more cooperative with students.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

A hostel for boys, best quality food for students and Luxury classrooms with projectors.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

9 am to 5 pm, we have the best faculity to teach with different methods.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

Students have to approach the Management for scholarships.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

5 star hotels like Taj, ITC.Oberoi, Park, Mariott. 25k Salary is the average that a student gets.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Requires 60% in 12th Board exam. Admission procedure - aptitude, GD, personal interview, all india exam.



Bhumika
Bhumika
Bachelor of catering technology and culinary arts , batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

CAI takes part in a lot of competitions, plus we celebrate all the important national days, and the students and teachers organize it. Every year they have a Gala buffet for the well-wishers and hotel industry chefs during Christmas, and we make it special.

College life is amazing.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

The college provides boys hostels, and girls can live in the PG's nearby the college.

The best part of students canteen is the students make the food, and you learn how to make food for more than 400 people.

All the kitchens have the best equipment, and classes are well-ventilated smart classrooms.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

The class timing is from 9 am to 5 pm, but the more you stay, the more you learn. The teaching staff is the best, and practicals are done by the chef and the students. I have learnt a lot, and the classes conducted here groomed me very well for the coming years.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

Culinary Academy of India, Hyderabad Fee Structure. The course fee is about INR 4 Lakh.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

There are placements from all over the hotel industry. Branded hotels like Taj, Park, ITC, Westin visit for campus placements. Besides, we also have job recruitments on the cruise.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria are 10+2 for the bachelor's, and the admission procedure is an online MCQ test, group discussion, and personal interview.

I gave the above rounds. The cutoff should be around 70%. A minimum of 400 applications are taken, and only 80-90 people are selected. It's the best college for one to start their culinary studies with. They teach with experience and expertise.



Anonymous
BACHELOR IN CATERING TECHNOLOGY AND CULINARY ARTS (BCT&CA), batch of 2014
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

EVERY YEAR THE COLLEGE GIVES OPPORTUNITY TO THE STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL CULINARY COMPETITIONS AND ALL STUDENTS ARE GIVEN EQUAL CHANCE TO PARTICIPATE AND SHOW THEIR PROFESSIONAL SKILL IN THE COMPETITIONS. 

THE SPORTS AND ANNUAL MEETS ALSO CONDUCTED EVERY YEAR, THERE ARE MANY COMPETITIONS WHERE THE COLLEGE IS WINNING BACK TO BACK EVERY YEAR


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

THE COLLEGE PROVIDES THE WORLD CLASS INFRASTRUCTURE TO THEIR STUDENTS THERE ARE MANY SIMULATED KITCHENS IN THE COLLEGE AND HAVE A DEDICATED KITCHENS. THE STUDENTS LEARNS MANY THINGS FROM THIS COLLEGE AND THEY ARE TRAINED TO WORK IN ANY ATMOSPHERE AND ANY WHERE IN THE WORLD. 

THE COLLEGE ALSO PROVIDES THE HOSTEL FACILITY TO THE STUDENT COMING FROM THE OUTSTATIONS.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

THE SYLLABUS FOR THE COURSE IS 80 % PRACTICAL AND 20 % THEORY.  THE STUDENTS STARTS THEIR DAY WITH THE PRACTICAL CLASS AND THEN THERE WILL BE THE THEORY CLASS. THE FACULTY ENCOURAGES THE STUDENT TO TRY THEIR SKILLS IN NEW RECIPES AND CREATE THE NEW RECIPES. ALL THE FACULTIES ARE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL HOTELS AND CRUISE LINES, THE TEACH US IN A VERY UNIQUE WAY


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
9/10

Culinary Academy of India, Hyderabad Fee Structure. The fee for my course is Rs 1,30,000 per year.

 THERE WAS A SCHOLARSHIP FACILITY IN THE COLLEGE. THE STUDENT HAVE TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDED BY THE GOVERNMENT SCHEMES.THE STUDENTS CAN ALSO APPROACH FOR THE LOANS


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

THE COLLEGE SENDS THE STUDENTS FOR AN INDUSTRIAL TRAINING TO THE STAR HOTELS IN INDIA & ABROAD IN THEIR SECOND YEAR.  WHEN COMING TO THE PLACEMENTS THE COLLEGE OFFERS THE CAMPUS PLACEMENTS FROM MANY STAR HOTELS AND INTERNATIONAL CRUISE LINES


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

THE COLLEGE GIVES THE ADMISSION ON THE ENTRANCE EXAM, THE ENTRANCE EXAM CONSIST OF THREE STAGES - 1. WRITTEN EXAM 2. GROUP DISCUSSION AND 3. PERSONAL INTERVIEW



Siddharth
Siddharth
Bachelor in Catering Technology & Culinary Arts (BCT&CA), batch of 2019
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

The college is associated with "Indian Federation of Culinary Associations" which is a platform to help budding chefs interact with chefs from across the globe and encourage the students to work hard with lots of passion and love for food.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

The college provides international standard equipment and tools to work with. The kitchens are all built as per the HACCP standards. The kitchens are all equipped with the best ranges and tools. The college believes in offering the best training to students hence, will never think twice in buying any equipment which helps in the betterment of the students. The college provides lunch which has been cooked by students themselves. All classrooms are equipped with projectors which help in Audio Visual presentations for better understanding of the topics being taught. The college library has all the books that a chef needs to gain knowledge from.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

The main focus stays on Practical Hands-on training in the kitchen teaching the students the basics of the hot kitchen as well as the cold kitchen. The students are trained to cook in bulk in the second year of the course and are offered a 16-week internship programme at the best hotel properties in India. Final year is where the students are given the opportunity to specialise in the area of interest as well as get trained in other departments too.

The faculty is highly skilled and believe in producing the best quality products and getting the flavours and texture down till perfection. Chef Sudhakar ensures that the students are given the best education and offered the best set of minds to teach them. Along with the faculty the college invites guest lecturers to come and talk as well as teach the students.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

The average fee of the college is one INR 1 per year which covers all the uniforms, tool kits, books, working lunch and students are provided with best quality ingredients locally as well as exotic to cook. The college takes great effort to ensure the students get all the facilities and training in order to leave no stone unturned.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

The college provides internship Pan India at renowned properties like Taj, Oberoi, Leela, JW Marriot etc. The stipend varies from property to property. The placement opportunity given to students is Management Trainee Programmes at prestigious hospitality chains like Taj (Hotelier Development Programme), ITC (Kitchen Management Trainee), Oberoi (Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development) and many more. The college provides a lot of opportunities to work and improve your knowledge and gain experience in the department of interest. 

The college has strong Alumni support. The major hotels of Hyderabad and many hotels across India have our college alumni working at all levels in the kitchen starting from Commis to the Executive Chef. They are a great help when students go for the internship as they impart them the knowledge and teach them the skill set required for a brighter future and career.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The process starts with the submission of the form which has either been downloaded from the website or collected from the premises itself. To be eligible to get admission in CAI. Main criteria are 10+2 pass, English speaking proficiency and above all love for food. The college organises an entrance exam held at their premises which is followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The candidate must have a minimum aggregate of 50% in any stream.



rahul
Rahul
PGDCA, batch of 2018
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
9/10

PGDCA is a one-year diploma and the overall fees for the course are INR 109000. The fees include college uniforms, journal materials and lunch during college hours.

Scholarships are given to the students on merit basis and also students who perform well in national level competition get some scholarship.

For the PGDCA course, there won't be any need to take a loan as it is very affordable.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

The PGDCA course does not require the candidate to do an internship. But the college has strong placement network and 3-year graduate students get placed in reputed hotels for their industrial training.

The college also provides 100% placements to all the students. If any student does not want to get placed at the time of graduation he/she can come back later for placement.

The college provides placements in reputed hotels in India as well as in reputed international cruise lines.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The entrance exam consists of a multiple choice test followed by a trade test and finally a personal interview. Out of all the applicants, the college will select the best 35 depending on overall performance in the entrance exam.

If the candidate is selected, the college will inform him/her about the same via mail along with fee structure. If the applicant is willing to join the course then he/she will need to pay the fees and submit the required documents. After this, the admission will be confirmed.

 



Bala
Bala
Post Graduate Diploma in Culinary Arts, batch of 2016
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

The College does encourage the Committees such as catering, cultural, sports and maintenance committees.Independence Day, Republic Day and the Annual Gala Buffet.Themes Buffets area also hosted from time to time.Good hard working but fun.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10

One Hostel and the fee for one academic year is INR35,000/-.The college is surrounded by the IT Companies and there are a lot of PG accommodation available.Food is all Five Star in the college. Good classrooms, good library, and dining facility.Wifi is there but available on request.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

Daily Routine is excellent as the course is 80% Practical Oriented and also we spend a lot of time in the kitchen.Excellent methodology and also the infrastructure and the Faculty are the best in the country.This is the only college with uploads the pictures of the products made by the students in the regular practicals on the offical website on a weekly basis.Very Good and Tough because of high discipline rules and also hectic practical sessions.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
9/10

Almost INR One Lakh.Merit Scholarships and the fee reimbursement is available.30% of the batch get scholarships.Very easy as the banks know that the students get international Placements  ....all banks give loans.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10

As of BHM, I did in Oberois and the stipend was INR 4000/-.International Cruiselines Companies like P&O UK, COSTA Italy, and Princess USA paid INR 50,000/- per month and also 90% of our batch has got international placements.We have Alumni Whatsapp Group and also a regulatory college web page.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

We had to be a graduate in Hotel Management from any recognized University. Culinary Academy of India conducts its own Entrance exam.



Shakil
Shakil
costa, batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

Each and every moment is celebrated here. Here we have food fests, sports meets, etc.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10

Hostel facility is available near the college with good facilities, lunch will be provided free in the college.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

The academic facilities are excellent, the well-experienced staff is there as well.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
9/10

The course fee is approx INR 1 lakh per year which includes the tuition fee, lunch, books, uniforms, and kitchen kit. An average of 35 students get the scholarships, banks will give the educational loan if it is needed.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10

Here, the placements are good, the college provides 100% placements.



Ashish
Ashish
princess, batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

There are no students' societies are available here.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

No hostels are available here.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

The faculties are well-qualified and experienced.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
9/10

Basically, the scholarship is offered to the students whose financial status is not good.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10

The placement is quite good compared to the other hotel management colleges. International placement is also offered by the college.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The students have to be a graduate in hospitality and they have to clear an entrance exam which will be conducted by the college. There is an interview round as well.



पंकज
पंकज
costa, batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

College life is very good and sport meets, cooking fests, cooking competitions are the main festival on the campus, It is a fantastic college.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

Hostel facilities are available and students who want to stay outside the college and near to college, hostel facility is available.

and the hostel provides good food.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

Class timings are 9 AM to 5 PM, Labs and teaching methodology are good and My overall experience is awesome thanks, brand CAI


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
9/10

Course fee depends on the course which you select and Scholarships are provided.

 


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

Placement is good and provides 100% placement assistance and 90% of the placements are in abroad and provided good salary packages.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Got Selected Costa Program Through Culinary Academy and The Eligibility criteria for this course is required a bachelors degree in hotel management.