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School of Business Studies
Department of Tourism Studies
» Introduction



The Department of Tourism Studies envisions itself as an International centre of innovation and learning in the field of Tourism by equipping students with professional skills and knowledge to effectively tackle the challenges of the Industry. DTS aspires to progressively establish International Collaborations with globally ranked Tourism Institutions , conduct inter- disciplinary research with allied fields, offer global programs and host International conferences, seminars, symposiums and workshops.


•    To foster quality education, research and consultancy in the field of travel, hospitality and tourism
•    To promote industry-academia interface in the field of tourism
•    To impart distinctive and skill oriented education through pioneering use of Technology
•    To develop talent for sustainable growth of Tourism Industry
•    To encourage personal growth, skill enhancement and professional job advancement of tourism professionals

•    Academic freedom
•    Innovation ,diversity and equity
•    Excellence
•    Brainstorming and Intellectual Freedom
•    Overall Personality Development
•    Corporate Social Responsibility
•    Organisational Health
•    Organisational Citizenship Behaviour


The Department of Tourism Studies was established in 2012 with the purpose to promote world class research and teaching in Tourism and Hospitality. The Department encourages continuous interface with industry through internship projects, Guest lectures and curriculum development. The Department aims at developing the budding managers for tourism industry inculcating a sense of initiative and accountability in them for their overall personality development with ethical and intellectual vigour. The main objective of the curriculum formulated by the Department is to produce the leaders for industry, who can use their management skills for the development of the industry.

The Department is staffed with regular faculty having high academic credentials, industry exposure, administrative experience and work commitment. The Department also has adequate infrastructure in terms of Class Rooms, Library, Computer Lab, LCD Projectors, Internet Connectivity and assured power supply. In addition to MTTM programme, the Department is also offering an Integrated MPhil-PhD programme.


The Master of Travel & Tourism Management (MTTM) is a two year full time degree programme offered by the Department in the area of travel, tourism and hospitality. The curriculum of the programme has been designed after considering the needs of the tourism industry and on the basis of national and international standards. The curriculum is being revised and upgraded on regular basis to keep pace with industry requirements and latest research.

Integrated Mphi/Phd Programme


The intake capacity for admission to the PGDAHM programme has been fixed as 15 students per year. The selection of students for admission to this professional course is done through the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET), conducted across the Country by all the Central Universities, followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

B.Voc. in Tourism & Hospitality

The Department has launched the B.Voc programme in Tourism & Hospitality in the year 2017 under the NSDC scheme approved by the UGC. The course is a multi-level course with exit options after specific time periods.

Selection Procedure

The intake capacity for admission to the MTTM programme has been fixed as 44 students per year. The selection of students for admission to this professional course is done through a Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) which is conducted across India by all Central Universities  followed by the Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. However the intake capacity for Integrated M.Phil/Ph.D programme is subject to vacancy of seats with the approved Research guides of the Department.