FAQ- B.voc Catering Science and Hotel Management

• This is a graduation level program with the objective of providing adequate knowledge and skills related to Catering Science and Hotel Management.
• This is a job oriented vocational training program with more focus on practical side of the job. .
• This course will help you in building a decent career in Hotels, Resorts, Caterers, Cruise lines and its allied sectors.

• This is a three year degree program with regular classes, Monday to Friday, time 9.45 AM to 1.30 PM. These timings are subject to change as per the discretion of the Management.
• The course curriculum is framed as per the guidelines of National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF)
(For details refer https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/8083296_B-Vocation-ver-0.4-Final.pdf)

• This course designed to make the students job ready on completion of the three year course.
• More importance is given to the practical side of the job with Industrial visits / Internships / On the job training / Part Time working.
• Chavara Institute, Kochi is the “First Skill Knowledge Partner” of Jain Deemed to be University, Kochi Campus and the No. 1 institute in Kerala for last 35 years in the Hospitality sector.

• As skill level training ( 50 to 60 % practicals) is more, you learn the trade better.
• Better Job opportunities, employers prefer B.Voc students as they are already trained and can be easily and immediately deployed at the job.
• Certification by UK skills federation is an added advantage when you try for jobs globally.

• The course syllabus consists of 6 semesters which will be completed in 3 years
• 4/5 subjects in each semester.
• One / two practical sessions / Qualification Packs in every semester.
• Food Production
• Food Beverage service
• Foreign Language
• Front office
• House Keeping
• Tourism • Food and Nutrition
• Management Subjects
• Practical's- (Lab) -Food Production Lab ,Bakery & Confectionery, Service, Front Office, House Keeping

• They should have passed their 12th grade , approved by State / Central Board with a minimum of 50% marks.
• They also have to pass an aptitude test at CIMAMS.

• Registration is open from April, please register online through our website "chavarainstitute.com" or drop an email to chavaraadmission@gmail.com
• You can visit the campus at Ernakulam near to Ernakulam south Railway station.

Yes you are eligible for bank loan, we will assist you in processing your loan application. You need to approach the nationalised banks in your area for more details. Last batch of students have availed bank loans from nationalised banks like Canara Bank, Union Bank of India etc.

Yes, we arrange hostel accommodation in CIMAMS approved hostels,

If coming by KSRTC bus please get down at Ernakulam main bus stand / Train get down at Ernakulam South Juntion / Private bus get down at Ernakulam South / Metro Train get down at Ernakulam South station.

Yes, this is a regular course and is conducted as a full time degree program.

• Yes, we do provide placement support, we have a dedicated Placement team. Placement team provides support in ;
o Connecting with prospective employers and setting up interviews.
o Interview skill training.
o Soft skills training.
o The Students have to ensure that they attend all the training programs with respect to the placement and perform well in the interviews so as to get placed.

o Taj Group
o Grand Hyatt
o Marriot Group of Hotels
o Inter Continental Group of Hotels
o Le Meridian.
o Radisson Blu
o ITC group
o Four Points by Sheraton
o Novotel

Career prospects depends on how well the students perform in the Academics, Practical sessions, On The Job Trainings and Interviews.
• Candidates with good grade and essential knowledge can get good placements in Hotel and Tourism Industry and become a global professional.
• Major Initial Employments area’s are:- • Hotels
• Hospitality
• Sectors like Airlines and Restaurants
• Hospitals and much more.
• Catering Supervisors,
• Catering Officers,
• Field Supervisor,
• Hospitality Executive
• Customer Care Executive

• COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the businesses world over including India and the industry is facing a slow down since April 2020.
• As per the prediction of Industry experts, the Indian Industry will to get back to its normalcy in next 6 to 18 months time.
• Global Industry experts says that since Japanese and US companies are exiting China, the Indian Industry stand to gain out of this. European companies also may follow the same suit.
• Hence by the time 20-21batch of students pass out in July 2023 we expect that the Indian and Global Industry will be in much better shape with more employment opportunities.

• B Voc degree is same as any other degree. The Focus of B VOC is on giving vocational training, whereas in BSC, BCOM etc focus is more on Academics.
• After completion of the course, to gain more advanced level insight into the subject, students can further opt for gaining a Master’s level degree course like M.voc, M.B.A.
• This course being a vocational based program, pursuing academic based programs will be subject to the discretion of the respective Universities including universities abroad.

• As of now Jain University has not announced any Scholarship Schemes.
• CIMAMS provide financial support / Scholarship to students on meritorious basis and to students who are economically backward.

• If a Student discontinues the degree course in between ie after completing one year of study (two semesters) the university will give a “Diploma” certificate provided the student has passed the two semester examinations.
• If a Student discontinues the degree course in between ie after completing Two year of study (four semesters) the university will give an “Advanced Diploma” certificate provided the student has passed the four semester examinations.

• The course is framed in such a way to make the students ready for employment in industry without much further training.

• The degree certificates are issued by Jain deemed to be University, Jain deemed to be University is a UGC approved university.
• Jain Deemed to be university is NAAC accredited and provided Graded Autonomy by the Union Ministry Human Resources Development to open campuses in other states. Please refer t o Jain Deemed to be university website for more details.
• It has started its Kochi campus at Info Park, Kakkanad in 19-20.
• We are the First Skill Knowledge Partner of Jain University in Kerala .
• CIMAMS admitted the first batch of students in the academic year 19-20.
• As per Jain Deemed to be University, as part of granting the final approval to its Kochi Campus, University Grants Commission has inspected the Kochi campus of Jain Deemed to be University in December 2019 and the final approval of UGC in this regard is awaited.


Admission fee


1st Year  (Rs.60,000/- on or before June 30th+ Rs.40,000  Before Nov 15th) 


2nd Year   (Rs.60,000/- on or before June 30th+ Rs.40,000  Before Nov 15th) 


3rd Year   (Rs.60,000/- on or before June 30th+ Rs.40,000  Before Nov 15th) 


Examination fees 1,500 per Year (Rs.1500 X 3 Years )






UK Skills Federation fees



Caution Deposit  (refundable at the end of 3 years subject to terms and conditions)


Uniform at actuals (Approximate) **


Total ***


* Domestic & International Tour Expenses, Industrial Visit etc will be additional based on actual.
** 4 Pairs of Uniform ( 2 pair at the time of Joining 2 pair at the start of 3rd / 4th Semester), Service uniform, House Keeping uniform, Blazer, Chef coat, tie, Socks).
*** Any other unexpected expenditure will be Extra.


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