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The travel and tourism industry is growing by leap and bounds in India. So, are the job prospects. If you are young, dynamic and have lots of patience, this sector is for you. Apart from good package, it provides ample opportunities to travel for free.


This course helps in knowing the trends of the tourism industry. They can gain knowledge regarding the working and functioning of the travel industry to become seasoned professionals later.


The duration is 3 years. It is generally offered as a full time course.

Eligibility Criteria

Any candidate with 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board of the country. Generally 40% in aggregate is looked for. There is also relaxation for SC/ST candidates according to university rules.

Travel and Tourism Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Travel and Tourism courses in India.

1. B.A Tourism Studies
2. B.A. History and Tourism
3. B.A. Tourism & Travel Management
4. B.B.A Tourism and Travel Management
5. B.Sc Geography, Travel and Tourism
6. B.Sc Hotel Management, Tourism and Catering Technology
7. B.Sc Tourism and Hospitality Management
8. B.Sc. Hotel Management & Tourism
9. BHTM Bachelor of Hospitality & Tourism Management
10. BTS Bachelor of Tourism Studies
11. C.T.S. Certificate in Tourism Studies
12. Certification Tourism Studies (CTS)
13. Certification Travel & Tourism
14. Diploma Airlines, Tourism & Hospitality Management
15. Diploma Culture and Tourism
16. Diploma Tourism & Hotel Management
17. Diploma Tourism Management
18. Diploma Tourism Studies
19. M.A. History and Tourism Management
20. M.A. Tourism Management
21. M.B.A Hotel Management Tourism Catering Technology
22. M.B.A Tourism Management
23. M.Phil Tourism
24. M.Sc Hospitality Management
25. M.Sc Tourism
26. M.T.A. Master of Tourism Administration
27. M.T.M. Management
28. M.T.M. Master of Tourism Management
29. P.G.D. Tourism Management
30. PG Diploma Tourism & Leisure Management
31. PG Diploma Tourism & Logistics Management

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Course syllabus

The syllabus for B.A in Tourism as offered by different colleges and universities:-
A Brief Course on Study of India
Ecology, Environment and Tourism
Foundation course in English
Feature Writing
Environment Studies
Foundation Course in any of the modern Indiana languages like Hindi, Bengali etc
Foundation Course in Science and Technology
Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences
Foundation Course in Tourism
Human Environment
Indian Culture: A perspective for Tourism
Management in Tourism
Tourism Development: Product, Operations and Case Studies
Tourism Marketing

Top colleges and Universities offering the course

Don Bosco College, Sultan Bathery
Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Yamuna Nagar
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Kalkatiya University, Warangal
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College, Udupi
University of Calicut
Amity University

Job Scope

There are numerous job opportunities catering to different sectors like Airlines, Hospitality, Food industry, Immigration sector, Ticketing Agencies, Government Tourism Departments.
The type of roles that one can take is as follows:-
Tour Operators
Front Office Executive
Tourist guide
Visa Executive
Airlines Staff
Cabin Crew
Tourist Guide
A candidate can also opt for higher studies in the same field.