Tourism courses


Tourism is one of the most booming sectors all over the world. It is a vast industry which is spread all across the globe. It is one of the major employment providing sector which offer jobs to millions of people and is also a key revenue generating source.

Various Tourism Courses offered in India

Degree Courses in Tourism Studies

  • B.A. (Tourism Studies)
  • B.T.M.
  • B.T.S. (Tourism Studies)
  • M.A. (Tourism Administration)
  • M.A. (Tourism Management)
  • M.B.A. (Tourism Administration)
  • Diploma Courses in Tourism Studies
  • Advanced Diploma In Travel & Tourism
  • Diploma in Tourism & Ticketing (Graduates)
  • Diploma in Tourism & Ticketing (Professional)
  • Diploma in Travel and Tourism Interior Designing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism & Hotel Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Indian Monuments (PGDTIM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management
  • Certificate Courses in Tourism Studies
  • Certificate Course in Tourism & Ticketing

Eligibility Criteria for Tourism courses

As to join in any of the UG level courses, the students have to pass the Higher Secondary Examination. For the Post Graduation courses, the basic eligibility is a graduate degree. Some of the institution carries out entrance exam for selection of the candidates. The basic eligibility for certification course is +2. Students can learn some of the course through distance education.

Entrance Exams for Admission to Tourism courses

  • AIMS Test for Management Admission - (ATMA)
  • Federations of Hotels and Restaurents Association of India FHRAI (FHRAI)
  • Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM) Test
  • IATA Entrance Exam
  • Management Aptitude Test - (MAT)
  • OPEN Management Admission Test - (OPENMAT)

Top Tourism Colleges in India

  • Agra University
  • Al-Ameen Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Anantpur University, Anantpur
  • Andhra University
  • Awadh University
  • Banaras Hindu University
  • Bangalore University, Bangalore
  • Bhartidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
  • Bikaner Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Bundelkhand University, School of Tourism & Hotel Management
  • Dayananda Sagar Institutions
  • Department of Business Management, Punjabi University, Patiala
  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
  • Dr. B. S. Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
  • Goa University
  • Guwauhati University , Guwauhati
  • Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar
  • Himachal Pradesh University
  • Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management.
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
  • Institute of Personnel Management & Industrial Relations
  • Institute of Social Sciences and Research
  • Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur
  • Jiwaji University, Gwalior
  • Kakatiya University
  • Karnataka University
  • Kurukshetra University
  • Lucknow University, Badshah Bagh, Lucknow
  • Madurai Kamraj University, Directorate of Distance Education,
  • Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi
  • Marathwada University, Aurangabad
  • Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal TN
  • Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
  • Sophia Polytechnic
  • University of Calcutta
  • University of Calicut, Kerala.
  • University of Delhi
  • University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • University of Mumbai
  • University of Pune
  • Utkal University
  • Vivekananda Institute of Hotel and Tourism Mgmt.

Job Scope after Tourism Courses

The Tourism Industry is extremely aggressive and business oriented sector. The ones who are successful in this industry have the right mix of access to transport and travel date and have the capability to mix business skills with diplomacy. The tourism industry is growing rapidly in India. There are many lucrative career options in the Travel and Tourism sector. Job prospect exists both in the government as well as in the private sector. Some of the job openings are with travel agencies, aviation companies, tour operators etc. Self Employment is a widespread job option if the candidates have enough experience and acknowledgment from an established travel agency and thereby can start their own firms.

A job in travel and tourism industry is not only about good salary and perks but also it offers an opportunity to explore and meet a lot of different people and locations. Some of the top most popular companies in the tourism sector include Thomas Cook, SOTC, Coz and Kings etc.  Emirates, British Airways, RCI, etc are some other companies.



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3 Responses to “Tourism courses”

  1. 3

    dear sir/madam i will ask you. i am passed my graduation. and i would like that you tell me H M and M T A information given me please . i will do it in HM and MTA.

  2. 2

    i woud like to do phd in tourism pls send me the
    deatils of tourism phd offer universitys in india

  3. 1

    sir, i have done bts form ignou. i am 27 now but i do not have any job in that sector pleace tell me what i do for that . i am totally confussed . what i do next .

    right now i am thinking for mba in tourism form algappa university is this is right desigen for me .

    please resolve my problem.

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