Travel And Tourism Entrance Examination

Introduction

Tourism education has gained reputation in the past few years. Formation of National Committee on Tourism (NCT) has led to the increase in training courses and Institutes all over India. Institute provides graduate and under graduate courses to the aspiring candidates for tourism and travel. Institute also provides diploma courses to the candidates.

Details of courses and Institutions For Travel And Tourism

Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITM) Website: www.iittm.org
Institute is a premier center of excellence in the field of Tourism & Travel education and training. Institute is approved for deemed to be university by Ministry of Tourism and Culture in November 2002 (Ministry of HRD/UGC approved).

Courses provided by the Institute For Travel And Tourism
  • Diploma in Tourism Management (DTM)
  • Diploma in Tourism and Travel industry management programme (DTTIM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism & Travel Industry Management (PGDTTM)
  • Diploma in Destination Management (DDM)
Eligibility Criteria For Travel And Tourism

Candidate must have completed their graduation with at least 60% aggregate from the recognized University.

Universities Offering Travel and Tourism Courses

There are many institutes, colleges, and universities in India that offer different courses in Travel and Tourism. Some of them are listed below.

  • Aligarh Musalim University-U.P
  • Annamalai University-Annamalinagar
  • Dr.B.S.Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
  • Fakir Mohan University-Balasore
  • Garware Vikram University-Ujjain
  • Goa University-Goa
  • Guru Gobind Sing Indraprastha University-Delhi
  • H.N. Bahuguna Garhwal University.Srinagar
  • Jamia Millia Islamia –New Delhi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Hyderabad
  • Jiwaji University-Gwalior
  • Kumaon University-Nainaital
  • Kurukshetra University –Kurukshetra
  • Lucknow University-Lucknow
  • Pondicherry University-Podicherry
  • Punjabi University-Patiala
  • School of vocational Studies-Delhi University-Delhi
  • SNDT Women University, Mumbai
  • Sri Venkateshwara University-Tirupati
  • Symbiosis InternationalUniversity-Pune
  • Utkal University-Bhubaneshwar
Career Prospects For Travel And Tourism

There exist many opportunities in both private and public sector companies in travel and tourism industry. In the public sector, many opportunities arise in the state and central tourism departments as information assistants, tourism officers, marketing staff, tour guides, counter staff, tour planners, and reservation staff. Some of the organisations in the private sector that offer travel and tourism candidates are tour operators, hotels, airlines, transport and cargo companies, travel agencies, etc. Also, experienced professionals can begin their own business.

A few areas where individuals can work after completing a diploma, graduate or post graduate level course are as follows:

  • Tourism Department
  • Travel Agencies
  • Road Transport
  • Airlines
  • Holiday consultants:
  • Tour operators
  • Hotels
  • Holiday consultants
  • Transport
  • Banks
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