Namrata Jewargi

What is the eligibility criteria to be a Chef?

Add all details please

by Namrata Jewargi
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What is the eligibility criteria to be a Chef?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
Verified Career Expert
Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
  • Kangra

You can become a Chef by a number of paths.

One of the most preferred and valuable path is to pursue a course in hotel management after class 12. These are three years courses and have many benefits such as campus placements, good education base to do Masters such as MBA etc. It is a good option where you learn a lot about the hotel industry and at the same time you get your Bachelors done. Eligibility criteria for that is as below:

  • Minimum of 60% aggregate marks in 12 standard.
  • You must appear for a two-hour entrance exam comprising English, Reasoning, General Science and General Knowledge.
  • The exam is held in April/ May and the academic sessions usually start by July/ August every year.
Below is the list of the top colleges for hotel management in India:





The number of seats vary college to college and therefore you should start doing your research about which college you want to get in to.

The other path to become a Chef is by joining a Foodcraft Institute after class 10 or class 12. The courses are generally 6-18 months long.One can join a hotel at a junior level after such a course and reach a supervisory level in about six to seven years. This is a quicker option and is apt for those who are absolutely focused on becoming a chef and do not want to dabble in other fields of hotel management at all.

In order to post replies to the question: "What is the eligibility criteria to be a Chef?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

I am in 11th std state science and have been attending state tutn classes for a year now. I really want to do jee but we don't have enough money to afford those classes. I am deeply concerned. Pls help

Dear Prasanna, If you have the will, there is a way. Be thorough with NCERT book. Practice cracking MCQs. There are umpteen examples who have succeede .. read more

Professional courses after bsc medical (botany , zoology, chemistry) related to the field

Hello, Thanks for Asking..!! If we talk about professional courses, then there is no plenty of career opportunities for science students. Take a look .. read more

DOING,12TH CONFUSED OVERALL,WHAT TO DO FURTHER

Dear Aspirant, It appears that you have opted for Arts/Humanities stream after 10th and now you are not able to decide what you can do after 12th Arts .. read more

I am a cl 12 scien students.i have leadership qualities and having been managing responsibilities in school.....for my future I would pursue B.tech (mechanical) and then MBa.......( i will surely do MBa)...could u

Dear Aspirant, Having leadership skills without experience does not have value. It is really nice to see that you are thinking about your career and a .. read more
Most Popular

If I start as a Computer Engineer, where should I see myself after five years, given that I keep working in same field?

Hi Swarali, Good question! In 5 years time; if you are working for a large Computer organization; You are likely to end as one of the following; 1. Sp .. read more

Do 12th board marks have any importance in jee mains

Hello, Thanks for Asking...!!   The Union Ministry of Human Resource (HRD Ministry) has decided that Class XII marks will not be a factor for det .. read more

I want to become a Bio Technologist. What is the eligibility criteria for that?

To become a BIO Technologist, Take a science in a high school: You have successfully completion of 10+2 in science After you can opt the graduation co .. read more

What are the off-campus placement opportunities for a Electronics & Communication Engineer student?

being as an engineer there are lot off opportunities , first of all you make a point where you want to build your career 1. software testing 2. softwa .. read more