Bachelor of Catering Technology and Culinary Arts

Students who have completed intermediate or 12th can choose BCTCA (Bachelor of Catering Technology and Culinary Arts) course for getting into admission in Culinary Management.
It is a 3 year course affiliated to Osmania University – which is considered as best culinary management schools of the country. This university is also providing hospitality management postgraduate courses.
Pinnacle IHM is the best place to study culinary arts as students are imparted with a unique teaching methodology called “unlock the hero in you” by which each student is made to realise innate strengths. This is one of the reasons why Pinnacle students are preferred by recruiters in place of the students who have done culinary management courses abroad.


Students who have completed Intermediate or 12th can go for culinary arts bachelor degree admission.
Candidates who get 85 percent marks will have a merit concession in hotel management course fee.
As Pinnacle IHM is topmost hotel management colleges in Hyderabad India students get excellent placements. We were awarded as the best colleges in Hyderabad for hotel management education by Times of India for the years 2017, 2018 , 2019,2020 & 2021.

Specialization to choose:

BCTCA – This specialized course is for a student who is passionate to learn everything and anything about food, cuisines of the world, patisserie and pastry, to carve increate food carving using food materials on who would like to explore the world of food in India and aboard can opt for this course.


Pinnacle IHM is known as best hotel management colleges in Hyderabad with placements as our students are given internships in India and Abroad. Pinnacle IHM is the only college in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to send maximum number of student’s for abroad for Internships and Placements.
Pinnacle has given highest number of foreign Internships with Highest pay packets in the best industries. 20 student’s got trained in USA ( United states of America) 70 in Mauritius, 40 in Maldives, 37 in Dubai to name a few. These figures are as of September 2019.


Pinnacle IHM is the one the biggest colleges in India and definitely the biggest in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It is spread over in 3000 yards with a build up area of 65000sft. Students get trained in the state-of-the-art labs & class rooms. It is the first college in India where students are awarded Oxford English training. Pinnacle is one of the few colleges with Gym, it has a see though kitchen first of its kind in India, it has biggest training restaurants, ATK, BTK, QTK, and biggest model guest bedrooms.
Pinnacle is rated as the best hotel management colleges for placements our students are placed in best of the companies in India and Abroad as we follow a unique teaching methodology called “unlock the hero in you”.


Students of Pinnacle IHM get best placement offers; our campus placement starts from December itself most of the students get placed even before they complete graduation. Students are absorbed by 5 star hotels, cruise liners, QSRs, MNCs, software companies, retail management companies, hospitals to name a few.


Pinnacle is known to give excellent placements with good salary packages. Students who have the right attitude with good attendance and marks can expect staring salaries ranging from Rs.2,00,000/- to Rs.7,00,000/- per annum.
Who opt for this course can get excellent placements in India and Abroad. Just a course will help to get jobs in many different fields from 5 star hotels to cruise liners to state & central governments, retail management, MNC companies, Quick service restaurants and many more.

Frequently Asked Questions

1Q. What is a bachelor's degree in catering technology and culinary arts?

Ans: A Bachelor’s Degree in Catering Technology and Culinary Arts is a specialized program combining culinary skills and catering management. This degree encompasses culinary arts, food production, menu planning, and event catering. Students learn to create diverse cuisines, manage kitchen operations, and handle catering logistics. The curriculum integrates practical training with theoretical knowledge, preparing graduates for roles such as chefs, catering managers, and culinary specialists. This degree caters to the growing demand for skilled professionals in the culinary and hospitality industry, offering a comprehensive foundation for a successful career in the dynamic world of food service and event management.

2Q. How can I become a chef after 12th?

Ans: To become a chef after 12th, enroll in a culinary arts program or pursue a Bachelor’s in Hotel Management with a focus on culinary arts. Opt for renowned culinary institutes or hotel management colleges. Gain hands-on experience through internships and practical training. Develop culinary skills, knowledge of food safety, and menu planning. Participate in cooking competitions and events to showcase your talent. Stay updated with culinary trends. Networking with industry professionals and securing apprenticeships can enhance career prospects. Building a strong portfolio and seeking entry-level positions in kitchens or restaurants will pave the way for a successful career as a chef.

3Q. Is Culinary Arts a good career?

Ans: Yes, Culinary Arts can be a rewarding and fulfilling career for individuals passionate about cooking and the culinary world. It offers creative expression, the opportunity to experiment with diverse cuisines, and the chance to delight people with your culinary creations. Culinary professionals can work in various settings, including restaurants,
hotels, catering services, and even entrepreneurship. The demand for skilled chefs remains high globally, and successful chefs often enjoy recognition and prestige. However, it’s a demanding field with long hours and high-pressure environments. Success in culinary arts often requires dedication, continuous learning, and a genuine love for the craft.

4Q. Who is eligible for culinary arts?

Ans: Eligibility for Culinary Arts programs varies, but generally, individuals who have completed their 12th grade (or equivalent) are eligible to pursue culinary arts education. Many culinary institutes and colleges offering culinary arts courses accept students from any stream (Science, Commerce, or Arts) at the 10+2 level. Some institutes may have specific entrance exams or interviews to assess an applicant’s aptitude and passion for the field. Additionally, individuals seeking to enter culinary arts programs should demonstrate a genuine interest in cooking, creativity, and a willingness to learn the various aspects of the culinary profession. Specific eligibility criteria may differ among institutions, so it’s advisable to check with the respective college or culinary school for precise requirements.

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