Bachelor of Tourism Management


Tourism plays a vital role in earning revenue for any country. It is one of the most popular ways of making revenue as the majority of nations are considering and developing tourism industry for earning income. They are planning and implementing new ideas and studies which helps the aspiring students to understand this field in deep. Bachelor in Tourism Management, also known as BTM, is an example of the planning. BTM is a 3-year undergraduate course based on the tourism industry. This course allows the students to inherit knowledge about management and a few relevant topics necessary to work in an organisation. The primary aim of this course is building an ability to maintain and increase the relationship between consumer and the organisation's service they hire for tourism purpose. After pursuing this course, the degree holder gets access to various job opportunities in sectors like hospitality, transportation, and mobility sectors. The average annual salary for a newbie in this field is evaluated anywhere between ₹2,40,000 - ₹4,80,000.


Eligibility is a significant concern for any institute while providing admission to the applicants. Many students apply for a particular course in a specific institute, but not all the students need to be qualified for it. So institutes ask the applicants to fulfil a set of criteria. Given below are the set of rules accepted in most institutes. However, it may differ for a few institutes. 

  • An applicant must have completed the 10+2 level from any discipline from a recognised institute or educational board. 
  • The minimum score required for general category student in the class 12th examination is 50% and for SC/ST candidates is 45%.


BTM course is divided into three years and subdivided into six semesters. The entire syllabus is segregated into these six semesters. Each semester consists of six subjects.



Semester I

  • English (Mandatory)
  • Hindi (Mandatory)
  • Business Environment for Tourism
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Tourism Product of India (Natural)
  • Tourism Product of India (Cultural)

Semester II

  • English (Mandatory)
  • Hindi (Mandatory)
  • Geography of Tourism
  • Transport Management
  • Tourism Documentation
  • Haryana Tourism

Semester III

  • English (Mandatory)
  • Tourism in India
  • Hotel Business
  • HRM in Tourism
  • Computer Applications in Tourism
  • Communication Skills & Personality Development
  • Field-Trip Report & Viva-Voce

Semester IV

  • English
  • Pilgrimage Tourism
  • Principles of Management
  • Tourism Marketing
  • An Introduction to Travel Agency & Tour Operations Business in India
  • Communicative English

Semester V

  • English
  • Impacts of Tourism
  • Accounting for Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship in Tourism
  • International Tourism
  • On the job Training Report & Viva-Voce

Semester VI

  • English
  • Tourism Administration in India
  • Economics of Tourism
  • Adventure Tourism
  • Tourist Guiding
  • Salesmanship in Tourism


Education has become one of the necessities in today's competitive world. But today we are disappointed sometimes because of a few institutes who are mixing business in this activity. Every student must get an excellent education at a minimal rate, but some institutes are unable to provide it. So here are few colleges offering both.



Average Fees

Sai Nath Universe

Ranchi, Jharkhand


PCTE Group of Institutes

Ludhiana, Punjab


Desh Bhagat University

Gobindgarh, Punjab


Lovely Professional University

Jalandhar, Punjab


Jagannath Institute of Management Studies

New Delhi, Delhi


Chandigarh University



Amity University

Gurgaon, Haryana


CT Institute of Management and Information Technology

Jalandhar, Punjab


Desh Bhagat Foundation Group of Institutions

Moga, Punjab


GNA University

Phagwara, Punjab


Future Prospects

BTM course has a lot for its degree holders in terms of job opportunities. The degree holders get their desired job at an excellent remuneration according to the person's skill set. Given below are few job profiles along with their description and average salary.

Job Profile


Annual Average Salary

Information Assistant

Information Assistant's job is to answer all the queries of the customers related to travel and tourism services provided by the organization. A lot of patience, professionalism and efforts is required for this job.


Lobby Manager

Lobby Managers are responsible for monitoring and managing all the front end activities carried out by the staff for the customer and also see to it that the service provided is productive and satisfactory to the customer. They are also in charge of developing qualities like patience and professionalism in the staff.


Tour Manager

All the tours carried by an organisation are planned, managed, organised and lead by a Tour Manager. They ensure the safety and smooth running of the trip along with making decisions at difficult times.


Tour Guide

Tour Guides take the tourist wherever they wish so he/she should have a lot of knowledge about the as many areas as they can. They are also responsible for narrating the history or the significance of the place to the tourists.


Travel Agent

Travel Agents are in charge of booking all the services for the customer like pick and drop off, travel tickets, and such. They present their organisation's tours and also, if asked, can create a new one for the client.


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