- Bachelor in Business Administration (Tourism & Travel) is offered by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM) in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh. This Degree shall be called Bachelor in Business Administration (Tourism & Travel) BBA (TT).
- IITTM is an organisation of Ministry of Tourism, Govt. Of India. IGNTU is a central University established by Ministry of HRD. This programme of IITTM shall focus on tourism and related contemporary areas.
Objectives of BBA (Tourism & Travel)
- To provide the basic and essential knowledge regarding various activities undertaken by tourism industry and necessary knowledge and skill to work in the industry.
- To impart certain basic skills and aptitude which will be useful in taking up any activity in Tourism Industry.
- To develop the personality so as to become responsible citizen with greater awareness about the Indian society and its culture.
- To provide a global view of several multinational tourism business houses and their functions.
- To provide knowledge, skill and attitude to set up tourism related establishment.
- The programme is for six semesters spread over three years. There shall be 90 days classroom study in each semester.
- Any candidate who has passed the +2 the higher secondary board or equivalent.
- The total number of modules in BBA (Tourism & Travel) programme is 26, which is spread through 140 credits. In the first and second semester 5 module are compulsory. In 3rd semester, module number: 301 to 303 are compulsory and one will be elected as Generic Elective from Module No: 304. The Module No: 401 to 403 of 4th semester are compulsory and from Module No: 404, one paper will be elected as Generic Elective. Intervening period between Fourth and Fifth semester shall be used for summer internship for 6-8 weeks in an industrial/business unit. In 5th semester, Module No: 501 to 503 are compulsory and from 504 Module, one module will be elected by the students as DSE. In sixth semester, Module No: 601 to 603 are compulsory. The students will visit any destination/site to prepare the project i.e. module number : 603. One elective will be elected by the student from 604 module as DSE.
Scheme of instruction
- There shall be SIX semesters of taught courses including summer internship.
- Total credits for the programmes is 140 which are equivalent to 26 courses. Each credit is of 1-hour classroom teaching in a week and 15 hrs in a semester. For a six credit theory module, 90 classroom teaching and for a practical six credit module 180 hrs field teaching are needed.
- Evaluation of student in each course would be as follows unless and otherwise mentioned specifically for a particular course.
- Internal evaluation 40% & External exam 60%
Specializations to be offered
- BBA (TT) programme shall offer specialisation in the 3rd , 4th, 5th and 6th semester.Institute however, depending upon its resources, shall decide whether or not to offer a particular specialisation in any academic session.
- Students are expected to put in as much attendance as possible as it is an integral part of learning. A minimal attendance of 75% is mandatory.
Minimum number of classes per week/per paper
- Each of the courses shall have an obligation normally equal to or equivalent to 1 hour per week per credit to achieve 15 hrs classes per credit in a semester. Accordingly classes can be multiplied into the credit allocated to the concerned module. Chairperson shall organise non-credit course, seminars, syndicated exercises, assignments, study tours, etc. as and when required.
- Curriculum development is a continuous process. Course structures change in the larger interest of industry, students and profession.