MBA in Tourism and Travel Management admissions 2019 at IITTM

Do you want to pursue an MBA degree in Tourism and Travel management? Do you wish to elevate your career in Travel and Tourism? Here is an opportunity for you! 2019 Admissions are open at Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM) for the MBA degree programme in Tourism and Travel management. Go through this article and get to know about the eligibility criteria and the admission process of IITTM.

Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management(IITTM) is an autonomous institution operated under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. It is one of the well-known institutes which offer education, research and training in the field of travel, tourism and its allied sectors. To satisfy the needs of the Tourism industry and to improve the overall services, IITTM extends its help by providing MBA education and training programmes in Travel and Tourism. Presently, IITTM has 5 campuses located at Gwalior, Goa, Noida, Bhubaneswar and Nellore. Admissions into the MBA degree in Tourism and Travel management is open at IITTM for the academic year 2019-2021.

MBA in Tourism and Travel Management admissions 2019 at IITTM

MBA(Tourism and Travel Management) is a 2-year full-time degree programme which focuses on the study of business modules, academic developments, the industry practices, significance, impacts and the overall dimensions of travel and tourism sector. The course also covers the various aspects of tourism management like human resource, event planning, sales, marketing,etc.

To get admissions into MBA in Tourism and Travel Management(TTM) at IITTM, candidates must satisfy the below-mentioned eligibility criteria and follow the admission process of IITTM.

Eligibility criteria

  • Candidate must not be more than 25 years of age as on July 1, 2019. For SC/ST candidates, age relaxation of 5 years is applicable.
  • Candidate must hold a Bachelor degree from a recognized Indian or Foreign University with a minimum of 50% aggregate in case of OBC and General categories. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category must have 45% aggregate score in UG degree.
  • Candidate who appears for their final year UG examination are also eligible to apply. Such candidates must submit their result of graduation with the requisite percentage of marks by October 31st, 2019. Failure in the submission of the result will lead to the cancellation of admission and the course fee paid in the institute will be forfeited.
  • Candidate must have appeared for any of the Management Entrance Test (MAT/ CAT/ CMAT/XAT/GMAT/ATMA) conducted between May 1, 2018 to April 30th, 2019 or should have a taken an IGNTU IITTM Admission Test (IIAT) conducted by IGNTU & IITTM.

How to apply

Application forms for MBA in Tourism and Travel Management are available online at the official website of IITTM.

Candidates can apply online by first registering their details and then login into the form through their registered email-id and password.

In the online application form, candidates must fill the mandatory fields and upload the required documents. After filling the application form, candidates should proceed for payment and must pay the application fees online. After payment, the form will be successfully submitted and the candidates can download the form summary for future reference.

Note: The passport size photograph uploaded in the form should not exceed 50KB and must be in png, gif, jpeg or jpg formats. Also, the photograph must be within 640x480 pixels and within the dimension of 480x640.

Application form fee for MBA(TTM) is Rs.1000. For SC/ST/PH candidates, the application form fee is Rs.500. The application charges can be paid online through debit cards, credit card or net banking. While making the online payment, candidates must pay the service charges applied by the Bank.


IGNTU IITTM Admission Test (IIAT) is a common entrance test conducted by IGNTU and IITTM. Candidates who have not appeared for any of the management entrance test(MAT/ CAT/ CMAT/XAT/GMAT/ATMA) must appear for IIAT to get admissions into MBA(TTM) 2019-2021.

IIAT-2019 will be conducted on June 9, 2019(tentative) from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at IITTM centers ( Gwalior, Noida, Bhubaneswar, & Nellore) and other shortlisted centers.

IIAT is an objective type written test. Candidates have to write their answers on the OMR sheet. The test paper contains 100 questions from the below-mentioned topics. One mark for each correct answer and no negative marks for the wrong answer.

  • General Awareness: 50 Marks
  • Verbal ability: 25 Marks
  • Quantitative ability: 25 marks
  • Total: 100 marks

Group Discussion and Personal Interview

After the common entrance test IIAT 2019, the shortlisted candidates will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview(GD and PI). The GD and PI will be conducted at the IITTM centers located at Bhubaneswar, Gwalior, Noida and Nellore.

Note: Candidates must carry all the original documents for verification. The certificates will be verified before the candidate is allowed for the GD and PI.

Selection process

IITTM admits the candidates into MBA(TTM) programme based on the scores and the overall performance of the candidates in written test(management entrance test or IIAT 2019), Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Mentioned below is the percentage of marks allotted by IITTM for the selection process

  • Score card(MAT/ CAT/ CMAT/XAT/GMAT/ATMA) or Written test(IIAT 2019): 70%
  • Group discussion: 15%
  • Personal interview: 15%
  • Total: 100%

IITTM prepares a meritlist based on the overall scores of an individual candidate and admits the candidates into the course based on their merit ranking and fill the seats as per the reservation system of the central government.

The total number of seats available for the courses at various centers of IITTM located at Gwalior, Bhubaneswar, Noida & Nellore is 600.

IITTM follows the below-mentioned reservation policy for the Indian Nationals during the admission process.

  1. ST: 7.5%
  2. SC: 15%
  3. OBC: 27%
  4. Horizontal reservation for physically disabled candidates(in all the available seats): 3%

Note: Candidate who belongs to SC / ST / OBC / PWD category, must produce the valid category certificate issued by the competent authority. The OBC candidate has to produce a non-creamy layer certificate as per central Govt. regulations and issued by the competent authority within the last three years.

To know more about the MBA(TTM) admission guidelines of IITTM, visit the admission bulletin available at

Important dates

  • Last date of applying to appear in written test (IIAT): May 17, 2019
  • IGNTU IITTM Admission Test (IIAT) 2019: June 9, 2019
  • GD and PI for all applicants (all centers): June 17 – 21, 2019
  • Declaration of Merit List: June 28, 2019
  • Last date for depositing of admission fee: July 12, 2019
  • Declaration of seat allotment (for waitlisted candidates): July 19, 2019
  • Commencement of Academic Session: July 22, 2019

Note: The dates are tentative

Contact details

For admission related queries contact,
Dr. Basavaraj P. Donur
Controller of Examinations
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University,
Amarkantak- 484886, Madhya Pradesh, India
Phone: 07629-269707
IITTM Gwalior: 09425407607, 09039051004, 07205146285
IITTM NOIDA: 09990050707, 9911391880
IITTM Bhubaneswar: 07377686582; 09778180241
IITTM Nellore: 09490764454; 09849739489; 09752795069.

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