About us

Food service is among the fastest developing sector in the world. With the Indian food industry growing at 11 % annually, it is expected to touch Rs. 408,040 crores by 2018. This projected growth is expected to throw open many opportunities for Indian students to pursue career in food service industry. During the last decade, culinary has emerged as a preferred career option in the food service industry.

It takes a well-rounded and planned education to run a food service operation. Along with knowledge of culinary arts, it is also important to know how to manage people, control costs and attract customers in order to succeed in this increasingly competitive industry.

Keeping in view the increasing demand for specialized program in Culinary Arts, Symbiosis International University announces the establishment of the Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts which offers a three- year, full-time B.SC programme in Culinary Arts.

This degree will prepare students for a wide range of career options such as Chefs, Chef Managers, food critics, food photographers, entrepreneurs, concept developers for health foods, culinary advisors and Celebrity Chefs.


B.Sc. - Culinary Arts

Symbiosis School of Culinary Arts offers three years BSc Culinary Arts program as a non- residential course under the aegis of Symbiosis International University. The program prepares students for the wide and ever growing culinary profession. The program is highly interactive and practical oriented. Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the Chair Professor of this school and has team of professional chefs to train youngsters for a skilled and grueling culinary profession. Symbiosis believes in industry and academia interaction at all stages of student development and as a part of our curricula, the students undergo well planned and monitored internship in collaboration with leading hotel and food industry organizations.


Full/Part time: Full time
Duration: 3 years
Intake: 60 seats
Eligibility: 50% (45% for SC, ST candidates) in class XII or equivalent examination and grade


The objectives of the programme are to:

  • Develop a professional understanding of culinary arts as a specialized section of the hospitality industry that will provide immediate career opportunities.
  • Provide exposure to industry-specific skills
  • Learn safe food handling, food presentation and proper use of equipment.
  • Become familiar with the purchasing, storage and handling of a wide range of food products.
  • Be equipped to take advantage of entrepreneurial opportunities that are prevalent in the food industry
  • Learn management principles of a variety of commercial and non-commercial food service operations.

Career Aspects

SSCA degree program is the path to an exciting career in the amazing world of food. We offer a Bachelor’s degree in the culinary arts (B.Sc. – Culinary Arts) that include courses in baking and pastry arts, applied food studMBAies, and culinary science for advanced studies. SSCA is a dynamic and immersive place to study the art and science of food production and presentation. The program is comprehensive and has an excellent balance of theory, practical’s sessions and industry exposure all adding up to 150 credits with hands-on kitchen instructions supervised by expert faculty in state-of-art facilities.

Our culinary graduate program helps you explore the real aspects of a role in an industry kitchen through a classroom setting that is a replica kitchen — your exploratory space! You can develop a strong foundation of foodservice, operations, management skills and knowledge that can directly transfer to day one in the field. Most of your time is spent side-by-side with your peers and our Chef Educators, who offer one-on-one mentoring opportunities as you prepare complete meals and experience each station in our state-of-the-art kitchen setting. Students from diverse academic background, talented and keen on investing in the right education and training for a bright future in the food industry are invited to join SSCA. Here at the SSCA, you will find a supportive workplace and tools to help you achieve professional and personal growth.

With the projected growth of the industry there is a crying need for skilled and trained employees and graduates of culinary arts will find placements in:

  • Starred hotels around the world
  • Stand Alone restaurants
  • Flight Kitchens and Cruise liners
  • Quick Service Restaurants
  • Industrial and institutional Catering

If you are creative, you love food and feeding people interests you; if you are passionate about foods of the world and are keen to explore this domain, SSCA is the place for you to be.

Selection Procedure

Selection through the SET (General) Exams ranking, Personal Interaction (PI) process and Written Ability Test (WAT).

How to Apply


Through Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) and Personal Interview & Written Ability Test (PI-WAT).

For SET details kindly refer to: www.set-test.org

Contact Us

Symbiosis School Of Culinary Arts (SSCA)

3rd floor SIT Bldg, Hill Base Campus, Symbiosis KnowledgeVillage,

Gram - Lavale, Taluka - Mulshi, Dist- Pune 412115

Tel. 9075040795/020-39116330/31

Email: admission@ssca.edu.in

Office Timing: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m