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Bachelor of Travel And Tourism Studies | PU

Travel and tourism is one of the largest and fastest growing industries, creating lucrative job opportunities. As a large number of students are showing interest in pursuing education in this field, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Studies (BTTS) can be an ideal degree for them. This program develops student's understanding of social, economic, and cultural aspect of tourism. It provides students with business understanding and skills through rigorous theories and practical works.
BTTS program offered by the Purbanchal University (PU) is a three years course, which comprises of 117 credit hours. This course is based on the semester system and has been divided into altogether eight semesters in total. The program comprises of subjects like Mathematics & Basic Statistics, Accountancy & Financial Management, Organizational Behavior, Fundamentals of Management, Tourism Measurement, English, Legislation, Tourism Economics, Industrial Practice, Seminar Presentation and Study Tour, Tourism Development Planning, Tourism Marketing, Tourism Geography and Basic of Tourism to name a few. Students have the option to specialize in subjects like MICE, Hotel Management, History, Culture & Heritage Tourism, and Adventure Tourism.

Objectives of Bachelor of Travel And Tourism Studies

The main aims of this discipline are mentioned below:

  • To provide students with comprehensive understanding of tourism industry through academic theory and practical training
  • To develop student's entrepreneurial skills
  • To enable students to pursue further education in MTTS degree
  • To enhance students' managerial skills required to meet the ever-changing needs of travel industries
  • To improve leadership quality of the students and encourage them to work in a team if needed

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Travel And Tourism Studies

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have to complete +2 in any stream from college/ board recognized by the Purbanchal University (PU).
  • Applicant should appear in entrance test conducted by the college/ university.

Required Documents

  • Eligible candidates must have to submit two passport size photographs not more than 3 months older.
  • Applicants must have to submit attested photocopies of academic certificates issued by college last attended.
  • Applicants must have to submit character certificate issued by school & colleges attended.
  • Applicants must have to submit properly filled and duly signed admission form.

Selection Procedures

  • Applicant must have to appear in entrance test conducted by the college/ university.
  • Candidates must have to give a personal interview.
  • The selection is made on the basis of applicant's academic performance. Entrance test score and performance on interview.

Career and Scope

BTTS degree opens door for a number of jobs. Upon completion of this program, graduates can find employment opportunities in various fields related to the travel. Graduates have the option to work in both private and public sectors. They can serve in travel agencies, transport, cargo companies, tour companies, hotels, and restaurants. Moreover, they can run their own travel company.

Job Prospects

The BHM program equips students with vocational training & in-depth knowledge related to tourism industry; enhance communication and business management skills which broaden their job prospects. Graduates with this degree can work as:

  • Customer Service Officer
  • Sales Executive
  • Reservation Agent
  • Ticketing Officer
  • Manager at travel & tours companies
  • Tourist information center manager
  • Tour manager
  • Tourism officer
  • Event organizer