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IGNOU to Launch Culinary and Catering Courses
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Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon launch a number of degree and diploma courses in catering, culinary arts, and food production


Last Updated: 2011-01-17T01:36:38+05:30

IGNOU to Launch Culinary and Catering Courses

New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon launch a number of degree and diploma courses in catering, culinary arts, and food production. The announcement was made by an official from the University on Saturday i.e. on January 15, 2011.

The proposed courses will be offered by the university's upcoming Institute of Culinary Arts. Interested candidates can enroll either in three years degree course in culinary arts, culinary management and catering technology or one year diploma courses in food production and patisserie as well as food processing.

Furthermore, the official also added that there is a wide spectrum of courses waiting to be launched once the institute starts its functioning soon. Also, additional courses will be added every year.

IGNOU is also planning to come up with eight new certificate courses which would last for a week, targeted mainly for housewives. A Master in Culinary Administration (MCA) course would also be launched soon on the lines of Masters of Business Administration.

Moreover, according to the University official, a doctorate course in culinary management will also be available to interested candidates involving strategic courses to take Indian cuisine to greater commercial levels of excellence. An entrepreneurial course would offer self-employment opportunities to many students.

- By Raihan Hassan
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