Post Graduate ( Self Financing) Programmes

Master of Tourism Management (Two Years - Four Semesters)

The North East India is blessed by nature with abundance of unique natural resources and beauty.It claims itself to be an exotic part of "Incredible India" with all its immense potential for tourism industry. It is at such a backdrop that there is a growing demand for generation of a pool of skilled manpower to cater to the need of the tourism industry and its subsidiaries in the region. In view of such a need, the college has been launching the aforesaid purely career oriented and professional Post Graduate Programmes since 2005-2006 under the aegis and control of the Gauhati University. The basic objective of this course of study is to impart training, to prepare honed, skilled and professional young learners in managing the tourism activities.
With a group of committed and young faculties, state of the art infrastructural facilities and logistic supports from the college authority, a good number of students have enrolled into the aforementioned courses. The Department has since produced a pool of outstanding professionals many of who earned deserving placements in various capacities in various organizations like ATDC, ITDC, different Hotel chains in the country, Air India, several travel Agencies. A few of them have also got into Institutes of Tourism Management, Colleges and Universities as faculty members.
   Eligibility and Admission process 
Admission is open for all Graduates of any discipline and stream who have secured a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate. Admission to MTM is conducted on the basis of merit. Written test / personal interviews are conducted to assess the potential of prospective students. The duration of the course is of two years and the Session begins from the month of August.
Student's Support:

  • Facilitation of On-the-Job Training
  • Adequate books and learning materials
  • Field Visit/ Excursions
  • Computer Lab and training
  • Visiting Faculty to teach Foreign Languages
  • Placement Contacts
  • Hostel Facilities
  • Relatively cheaper  Course Fee

 

Semester Wise Course Titles and Components:

Semester I
MTM-101(Theory)—Fundamentals of Tourism
MTM-102(Theory)- Tourism Policy, Planning and Development
MTM-103(Theory)-Physical and Cultural resources of Tourism of North East India
MTM-104(Theory)-Natural and Wildlife Tourist Resources of India
MTM-105(Theory)-Environmental and Ecological Basis of Tourism
MTM-106(Theory)-Transport and Tourism
MTM-107(Practical)-Computer Application in Tourism and Project Work
MTM-108(Practical)-Study of Map and its Application in Tourism

Semester II
MTM-201-(Theory)-Tourism Management
MTM-202(Theory)-Functional Languages ((i) English,(ii) Bengali, (iii) Russian)---Any Two
MTM-203(Theory)-Travel Agency, Tour Operation and Ticketing
MTM-204(Theory)-Tourism Marketing
MTM-205(Theory)-Tourism Entrepreneurship
MTM-206-(Practical)-Survey and Mapping of National Parks, Sanctuaries, Projects etc.

MTM-207-(Practical)-survey and mapping of Tourist Spots of North-East India and Computer Reservation (CRS) Knowledge
MTM-208-(Field Study)-Field Study Report
(On-the-Job training of One Month duration-15 Marks to be added to Course-308)

Semester III
MTM-301-(Theory)-Tourism : A Spatial Perspective
MTM-302(Theory)-Tourism and Information Technology
MTM-303(Theory)-Riverine Recreation and Tourism
MTM-304(Theory)-Tourism Law and Ethics
MTM-305(Theory)-Tourism and Hospitality Management
MTM-306(Theory)-Foreign Exchange, Meeting and Event Management
MTM-307(Practical)-Understanding the Tourism Affairs for Selected Countries
MTM-308(Dissertation)-Dissertation/Field Study Report and On-the-Job Training

Semester IV
MTM-401(Theory)- Financial and Management Accountancy
MTM-402(Theory)-Human Resource Management in Tourism
MTM-403(Theory)-Functional Languages( (i) Hindi (ii) Assamese and (iii) French-any two)
MTM-404(Theory)- Cultural and Historical Monuments as Tourist Attractions
MTM-405(Theory)- Organisational Behaviour in Tourism
MTM-406(Theory)-Tourism Organisation
MTM-407(Practical)-Study and Analytical Report on Fairs and Festivals
MTM-408(Dissertation)-Application of Research Methodology in Studying the Historical Monuments, Cultural Events, Festivals and Wildlife Parks as a Means of Tourism Development

Details Syllabus

Important : Contact Persons/Faculty Members for Admission and other academic queries :
1. Paranjyoti Mahanta, HoD (Contact No.-9706749937)
2. Jhuma Bose
3. Budhimanobottam Bodo



 

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