B.Sc. in Airlines, Tourism and Hospitality Management is a 3-year undergraduate course, involving an advanced study of the aviation, tourism, and hospitality management industry.
Aviation, tourism, and hospitality businesses involve areas of operation such as customer support, operations, or general administrative job roles.
Some of the institutes that offer the course in India are listed here:
Some of the top entrance tests conducted for admission to the course in India are:
The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing the course is a 10+2 or equivalent qualification in the Science stream, from a recognized educational Board, with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.
Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance exam, or merit obtained in the last qualifying exam.
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 10,000 to 5 Lacs for a span of 4 years.
Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 3 to 20 lacs as annual salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skillset.
Such graduates are hired in capacities such as:
Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System/ Year wise|
|Eligibility||10+2 with 50% marks, in the Science stream|
|Admission Process||Merit-based/ Entrance test|
|Course Fee||INR 10,000 to 5 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 20 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Cox & Kings, American Express, Kuoni India Destination Management, Le Passage to India, Thomas Cook, Holiday India Private Limited, Make My Trip.Com, Orbitz Tours And Trade Fairs, Air Canada, Kingfisher Airlines, Air Lanka, Spice Jet, Tracs Representation, Viva Holidays, Stic Travel, Tui India, Pierse And Lisley, Travel Corporation Of India, Holiday Links India, Trail Blaze, India, Indian Holidays Private Limited, Mercury Travels, Far Horizon Tours And Travel, Viva Voyages, Sahara Global, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Travel & Tour Companies, Academic Institutions, Transportation, Airlines, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Travel & Tourism, Hotels & Holiday Parks, Sport & Tourism, Consulting & Management Companies, and such.|
|Job Positions||Customer Care Officer, Front Office, Receptionist, Operations Manager, Tour Operator, Asst. Sales Manager, information Assistant, Lobby Manager, Operations Executive, Reservations Executive, Sales Manager, Ticketing Executive, Professor & Lecturer, Accounts Assistant, Hotel Management Trainee, Executive Facility Management, Guest Tourism Manager, Travel and Tourism Manager, Relationship Manager, Sr. Executive/Assistant Manager, Tour Management Executive, Travel Consultant, among others.|
The components of study primarily covered within tis course’s curriculum include aviation management, tourism & hospitality management.
Successful graduates of the course are gainfully employed across a range of areas, such as avionics, tourism, and hospitality management.
Students enrolled to the course are imparted advanced learning in international tourism, and awareness of the dynamic nature of tourism in modern society.
Ideal candidates for the course would possess the following:
Listed below are some of the to?p institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|Sai Nath University||Ranchi||INR 6,500|
|PCTE Group of Institutes||Ludhiana||INR 50,367|
|Desh Bhagat University||Gobindgarh||INR 25,000|
|Lovely Professional University||Jalandhar||INR 1,29,000|
|Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences||New Delhi||INR 1,16,000|
|Chandigarh University||Chandigarh||INR 80,000|
|Mahatma Gandhi University||Meghalaya||INR 14,000|
|CT Institute of Management and Information Technology||Jalandhar||INR 30,633|
|Desh Bhagat Foundations Group of Institutions||Moga||INR 25,790|
|CT Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology||Jalandhar||INR 30,075|
|PCTE Institute of Hotel Management||Ludhiana||INR 43,017|
|Chavara Institute of Management Studies||Kochi||INR 97,000|
|GNA University||Phagwara||INR 1,54,000|
|University Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Chandigarh University||Chandigarh||INR 80,000|
|Global Institute||Amritsar||INR 46,900|
|Lovely Professional University||Jalandhar||INR 1,29,000|
|Amity University||Gurgaon||INR 95,372|
|Global Institute of Management||Amritsar||INR 47,767|
|Avinashilingam University for Women||Coimbatore||INR 8,190|
|AIMAN College of Arts and Science for Women||Tamil Nadu||INR 26,870|
Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
Some institutes such as the following conduct GSAT for admission to the course:
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10+2 level.
Listed below are some of the top entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course.
A semester -wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Basics of Tourism||HR Management|
|Basics of Management||Tourism Management|
|Tourism Products and Services||Geography of Tourism|
|Geography of Tourism||Tourism Products and Services|
|Customer Care and Interpersonal Skills||Tourism Industry Profile|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Sales & Marketing||Airlines Management|
|Business Communication||Hospitality Management|
|Geography of Tourism||Travel Agency and Tour Operations|
|Communication Skills||Basics of Computer|
|Front Office Operations||-|
|Semester V||Semester VI|
|Resort Management||Industrial training and project work|
|Tourism Policy in India||-|
In the government sector, such professionals are hired across Government Tourist Information Offices, Tourism Boards, Airlines, Government-run Hotels, Transportation, etc.
In the private sector, such professionals may work for Travel agencies, Travel Consultancies, Airports, Tour operators, Airlines, Travel and ticketing websites, Hotels, Visa and travel document tourism firms, Resorts, Cruise lines and Tourist information office, etc.
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Information Assistant||Information Assistants are in charge of answering a wide variety of customer request regarding travel and tourism. This position requires professionalism, patience, and an ability to constantly learn.||2,42,019|
|Lobby Manager||Lobby Managers are essentially responsible for ensuring that the front office shifts are run productively, giving satisfactory customer services. They also help the front office staff keep up a professional, productive environment at all times.||2,62,250|
|Tour Manager||Tour Managers are in charge of arranging, planning, organizing, and leading long-distance expeditions, travel, and visits for groups or people. They ensure that the organized travel runs smoothly, and according to plan.||3,00,000|
|Tour Guide||Tour Guides are in charge of helping tourists visit new areas. They basically lead tours with groups of interested people, in order to narrate to them the significance of a certain site/ place/ city.||3,09,216|
|Travel Agent||Travel Agents offer pick-and-drop transport services, hotel, and such amenities to people and groups planning trips. They offer guidance on travel plans, plan trip agendas, and make travel arrangements for customers.||2,43,648|