IGNOU Certificate Course In Tourism Studies admissions 2020


If you have the urge to explore and travel and if organizing such travels interests you, then you should take up the short term Certificate Course in Tourism Studies from IGNOU. The program gives you the basic knowledge on Tourism while enhancing your organizing skills.

Tourism in recent years has seen an uprising demand. People are travelling more, for professional as well as personal reasons. The demand for better and more organized facilities in the industry has given a wide scope of opportunities. The industry now not only employs a large number of people scattered all over but creates opportunities for business for many people. So, if you have a strong interest in tours and travels, you can very well equip yourself with a short term certificate course from IGNOU at a very less cost and join the stream. The Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS) facilitates the students with the basic knowledge of tourism so that the student can take a bigger leap.

Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS)

This certificate program is a short term course by IGNOU to cater to the needs of the aspiring students. IGNOU takes students twice a year for this course, that is, in the January session and in the July Session. The basic knowledge and skills for the tourism sector are imparted to the students through:
  • Printed materials
  • Audio/visual aids
  • Teleconferencing with the faculties
  • Face to face interaction at the study centres
  • Assignments and feedbacks

Who should take up the Certificate Program

The program gives basic knowledge on the Tourism industry. It proves helpful to those:
  • Who want to set up small businesses like a travel agency, tour operators or even small hotels.
  • Who want to work as a guide or front office operator and want to work in the Tourism industry
  • Who are associated with tourism awareness programs

Important things to note about the Program

  1. Eligibility:
    • Students should gave successfully completed 12th class in any stream or equivalent
    • Should have completed Bachelor Preparatory Program (BPP) from IGNOU
    • No minimum or maximum age
  2. Duration : IGNOU provides flexibility for the completion of the course. It can be completed in as less as 6 months. You may, however, extend it for a period to a maximum 2 years.
  3. Fee : The minimal fee charged by IGNOU is just Rs. 1800/- for the entire course. However, it is subject to changes. It should, however, be paid in a lump sum at the time of submission of the form itself
  4. Program structure: The certificate program consists of 16 credits in two courses :
    • Foundation course in Tourism
    • Tourism Development: products, Operations and Case Studies
  5. Last date for submission of forms for July 2020 Session : The last date for the submission of the completed form for the July session has been extended this year till August 31st 2020

How to apply

Admissions to IGNOU courses can be done in both, online and offline ways:
  • Online Admission: The student can visit the website, download the application form and submit the scanned filled-up form along with the scanned documents as necessary along with the online payment of the application/course fee. The Online IGNOU admission can be done at the website of IGNOU
  • Offline Admission:: The student can physically purchase and submit the form along with the necessary documents and the fee in the form of demand draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at the city where the Regional Centre is located
  • Necessary documents for admission: Few necessary documents for the program are:
    • Passport size photographs
    • Birth certificate
    • Self-attested 10th passing certificate along with the marksheet
    • Self-attested 12th passing certificate along with the mark sheets
    • Caste or category certificates if applicable.

Contact Information

IGNOU has a very well organized helpline number that addresses most of the queries regarding admissions. besides one can also visit the Regional centres or the study centres for assistance.
  • Helpline Number: 011-295327411
    The Registrar
    Students Registration Division
    Block -3, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi- 110068
    Phone- (011) 29571302
    E-mail: registrarsrd@ignou.ac.in
    Website: www.ignou.ac.in

The Certificate course in Tourism Studies will certainly pave the way for a brighter career for you in the Tourism Industry. Learn about Certificate Courses in other streams.


Related Articles

Rukmini Devi College of Fine Arts Chennai Diploma in Dance, Music, Visual Art Admissions 2023

Eager to build your career in Dance, Music or Visual Art? Want to learn Bharatanatyam or both Carnatic Vocal and instrumental Music or Visual Art? Being under Kalakshetra Foundation, Rukmini Devi College of Fine Arts, Chennai, Tamilnadu has issued admission notification for four years Diploma course in Bharatanatyam, Carnatic Music and Visual Art. This article informs about the course details, fees, eligibility criteria, application procedure etc.

Gautam Buddha University, Noida UG, PG, Diploma, Certificate, Ph.D. courses admissions 2023-24

Eager to get admission to undergraduate or postgraduate programs in a reputed university in Uttar Pradesh? Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida has announced admission notice for various Arts, Commerce, and Science UG, PG, Ph.D., M.Phil, diploma, and certificate courses, as well as Lateral courses for the academic session 2023-24. Details of the eligibility criteria, online application procedures, course fees etc have been provided.

IIM Sambalpur Admissions 2023 MBA program for working professionals in Delhi

Want to continue your studies after being a working professional? Eager to pursue a Master of Business Administration course? Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur has announced admission notification for a 2-year MBA program for working professionals which will be conducted in its center at ISID, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. This article provides complete admission information, including eligibility criteria, course fee, selection process, and admission procedure.

National Skill Training Institute for Women Kolkata CTS/ITI Courses admissions 2023-24

Seeking industry-oriented vocational training opportunities for women in Kolkata? By publishing the admission notice, National Skill Training Institute for Women, NSTI(W), Kolkata has brought an option to the 10th passed younger generation of women to learn Cosmetology, Fashion Design & Technology, and Computer Operator & Programming Assistant courses for the academic session 2023-24. This article provides course details, eligibility criteria, fee details, how to apply, etc.

Nalanda University MBA, MA, M.Sc., Ph.D. Admissions 2023-24

Want to pursue a Master's degree or Doctoral Degree in a world-famous university in India? Nalanda University has released the admission notification for the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Arts, and Doctoral courses for the academic session 2023-24. This article informs about eligibility criteria, fee structure, how to apply online for admission, important dates, etc.

More articles: Admissions

Comments

No responses found. Be the first to comment...


  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name:
    Email: