Degrees offered: B.A., B.A.(Hons), B.B.A, B.Com, B.M.S, B.Sc., B.T.

What is Tourism

Tourism is one of the specialised courses offered within the management department of various institutes across the globe. Tourism management course offers a student with broad knowledge about the travel and tourism industry enabling him to understand industry interests, travelling estimates, as well as operation and logistics management. The course curriculum also covers marketing strategy involved in the tourism sector and a student learns about tour planning, managing events, hotel operations, besides hospitality ethics and tourism policy. The programme is offered at the postgraduate level as a one-year diploma or degree programme to two year degree programme.

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Tourism

Graduate in any discipline from a recognised university with minimum qualifying marks and relevant work experience.  

Scope of Tourism in India and Abroad

  • United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in its 2015 annual report, mentioned with more than one billion tourists travelling to international destinations every year, tourism has become a leading economic sector, contributing 10% of global GDP and 6% of the world’s total exports. Of course, this creates a multi

  • In the long term, Asia-Pacific region will continue to be one of the fastest growing tourism regions in the world, forecasting to grow at an average of 4.9% a year to reach 535 million international tourist arrivals by 2030, says the annual UNWTO 2015 report.

  • The industry thence is looking forward to recruiting the skilled professionals with specialised management degrees to manage the huge number.

Course Fees Tourism

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
15.00 K
B.Voc. in Tourism at Hislop College, Nagpur
3.42 K
BTM in Tourism at University College, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
5.85 Lakhs
B.A. in Tourism at Amity University, Noida
2.60 Lakhs
Dual Degree in Tourism at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
1.20 K
M.Sc. in Tourism at Queen Mary's College, Chennai
1.75 K
M.A. in Tourism at Government Arts College, Coimbatore
9.00 Lakhs
M.B.A in Tourism at The Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat
2.92 Lakhs
M.B.A in Tourism at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
2.40 Lakhs
Ph.D in Tourism at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara
Data not available
3.36 Lakhs
Ph.D in Tourism at Lovely Professional University, Phagwara
Data not available
6.40 K
Diploma in Tourism at ZA Islamia PG College, Siwan
2.50 K
Diploma in Tourism at Government Bilasa Girls PG College, Bilaspur
1.83 Lakhs
Diploma in Tourism at Polytechnic for Women, New Delhi
19.70 K
Diploma in Tourism at University of Mysore, Mysore

Questions related to Tourism

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Im in my final year of B.B.A(Tourism & Travel Management).Im in dilemma of what to persue further in my post-grad,masters. My first option is masters of aviation & second as masters in tourism,hospitality & event management.Need some sugesstions please

darshita 9th Feb, 2021


Some of the opportunities after BBA includes:

  • Specialize in Management (MBA) With a Master of Business Administration degree, you can pursue leadership roles in different sectors, including Banking, Finance, and others.
  • Become a Data Scientist - Data scientists gain insights from structured and unstructured data. They use those insights to create better-informed decisions, develop plans, and help their clients in getting the best results.
  • Join Public Services (UPSC) - You can prepare for the prestigious Union Public Service Commission’s exam for civil services.
  • Become a Digital Marketer - Digital marketers help their clients in developing a robust online presence and using it to expand their business.
  • Become a Product Manager
  • Become a Blockchain Expert
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) PGDM is another top choice of BBA graduates
  • Advertisement - Various private universities have started a course in hard core advertisement industry where you will be taught about branding, film making and production
  • Mass Media
Yes, you can also opt for mass media and when you have a management degree you will have an upper hand during placements.

Hope this helps!!!


how much mark should I take in this entrance to get( bba. in hospitality & tourism) in national Institute of tourism & hospitality management

harshita sharan Student Expert 3rd Feb, 2021

Hi Dear,

Bachelor of business Administration - BBA in Hospitality & Tourism is a three year undergraduate course in hospitality management offered by Dr YSR National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Hyderabad and is affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. The admission to the course is based on written test. The cut off for unreserved category is at around 3000 rank. The cut off varies every year.

For list of BBA colleges visit the link below:

good Luck


am doing MSc In Hospitality Management with major HRM want to know can i give exam ugc net in MANAGEMENT , HRM , TOURISM ADMIN ??????

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 31st Jan, 2021


Applicants who have secured at least 55% marks (without taking  rounding off) in Masters Degree OR equivalent examination from recognized universities/institutions affiliated  by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for ugc net.  Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates  belonging to non-creamy layer / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Persons with disability (PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Masters degree or equivalent examination are eligible for ugc net exam.

you may follow the below link to know the syllabus:


please I need help. I want to do net entrance exam. I will be appearing my masters first year exam in June in travel n tourism. I believe I can appear after I clear my first year of masters?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 15th Jan, 2021


I suppose your query is for UGC NET, eligibility criteria for the same is passed master's degree in the relevant discipline with 55% aggregate, in case of reserved category there is relaxation of 5%, those who are in final year are also eligible to apply, hence you can appear for the same in your second year of post graduation, there are two papers in the exams, paper I is common to all while the second paper is subject specific which in your case in tourism management and administration,


i have done my graduation in bts( baxhelor in tourism science and persuing masters in mttm masters in tourism n teavel. im eligible for net exam ? where can i get syllabus to get ready form exam? is there certain field that i can choose like tourism?

suprava.65 15th Jan, 2021

Dear aspirant

The eligibility criteria for NET exam is as follows:

  • 55% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from institutions/universities recognized by UGC in subjects like Computer Science &Applications Humanities, Social Science, Electronic Science, etc.
  • 50% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination for Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PwD) and Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer.
  • Candidates who are Ph.D. degree holders and completed their Master’s level examination and waiting for the declaration of the result are eligible with 5% relaxation in aggregate marks (i.e.  55% to 50%).
  • Candidates with master’s degree or those who are appearing in their final year of master’s exam or those who are waiting for their results can apply for this exam. However, candidates have to pass their master’s degree to be considered eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship/Eligibility for Assistant Professor.
  • Candidates who have done post-graduate diploma/ Institute or foreign degree/certificate awarded by the foreign.
  • University/diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University must check their ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of  Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.

UGC NET 2021 Age limit

  • Candidates must be 30 years to be eligible for Junior Research Fellowship.
  • There is no upper age limit for Assistant Professor

For more information such as syllabus and application process use the link

NTA UGC NET 2021 - Exam Dates, Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus, Result (

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