B.Sc. is a bachelor degree with specialization in Geography, Travel and Tourism. This course is designed for candidates who want to understand the environmental, cultural, political and historical aspects of India and other countries. The major issues related to travel and tourism are also included in this course. This enables the candidates to have analytical approach and have better understanding.
Being a graduation course, 12th passed candidates who have studied geography in their 12th are eligible for this course. The minimum eligible marks may vary from one institute to another and candidates need to check the same before submitting their application form.
The duration for this course is 3 years. These 3 years are divided into 6 semesters of 6 month duration.
The distance learning mode of course may have different duration and can be checked from the institute administration office personally.
It is a theoretical subject and the admission process usually includes the selection on merit basis.
Further study options
The mostly pursued course after graduation is 2 years post graduation course. Other options available are International Travel and Tourism Technique Course, Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management, etc.
Some other courses which are in trend are IATA Consultant Course, Airlines and Travel Management (IATA / UFTAA BASED), Advance Diploma in Aviation & Tourism Management, etc.
Candidates can also consider their masters in Business Administration (MBA Travel & Tourism) or Master of Science (MSc Tourism).
The course includes study about Geography of India, Climatology and Weather Forecasting, Principles of Tourism, Tourism Products, Geo-morphology etc as its initial part of course. It also includes some Preliminary Exercise for have better understanding of subject.
The later part of course includes Tourism Mapping, Entrepreneurial Development Programme, Tourism Management, Geography of Resources and Elements of Cartography.
Some elective topics like Hospitality and Hotel Management, Art and Architecture in India (North India), Airline Ticketing and Information Management are also in the last part of the course.
Most of the institutes provides placements after this course in different related sectors like hospitality, tourism, shipping, etc. Candidates can work in companies like Cox & Kings, Indian Railways Catering and Ticketing Corporation (IRCTC), Thomas Cook, Make My Trip, Fair Fest Media Ltd, Zenith Hospitality and many more.
The designations can be ticketing officer, event manager, transport officer, tour operator, adventure tourism expert, etc.
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