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About Department


Department of Tourism

 

Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha is a first grade college which has completed 60 years of glorious service to the cause of higher education. Towering aloft on the peak of a high hill, surrounded by luxuriant vegetation, intermingled by shady trees and distant from the clamour and confusion of the city, stands Nirmala College. Renowned for its picturesque landscape and tranquil serenity, the College provides a congenial atmosphere for study and research. The college treads on to conquer new heights in the path of academic excellence. 

Department of Tourism Studies in Nirmala College was started in 2013 with an aim to mould qualified and competent professionals to manage the diverse form of tourism industry. Tourism is one of the largest employers in service sector in the world. We are committed to equip our students with knowledge, skills, attitude and professional ethics required by the industry. This will be a right place for any person who wishes to build a marvelous career in Travel and Tourism sector.

Bachelor of Tourism Studies (BTS) 

BTS is a three year full time under garduate programme aimed at developing professionals in Tourism and Hospitality Industry. Spread across six semesters the course offers wide exposure to the students to the industry through its curricular and co-curricular activities.

Eligibility: Any candidate who has passed the plus two of the Higher Secondary Board of Kerala or Pre- degree of Mahatma Gandhi university or that of any other university or Board of examinations in any state recognized as equivalent to the Plus Two of the Higher Secondary Board of Kerala is eligible for admission. Eligible  candidates shall be required to appear for an Entrance test conducted by the colleges concerned. For the purpose, 60% weightage may be given for marks in Plus two or equivalent examination, 20% for aptitude test and 20% for group discussion and interview.

Course Highlights

·         6 semester full time programme

·         Interaction with professionals from the industry

·         Internship in leading Hotels/Resorts/Tour operators/Travel Agencies

·         Soft skill training by experts

·         100% placement support

       Master of Tourism Administration (MTA)- 16 seats  

      MTA is a two year full time management programme aimed at developing professionals in the growing industry of tourism. Spread across four semesters the course offers wide exposure to the students to the industry through its curricular and co-curricular activities.

Eligibility: Any graduation with minimum 45% marks.

Course Highlights

·         4semester full time programme

·         Interaction with professionals from the industry

·         Internship in leading Hotels/Resorts/Tour operators/Travel Agencies

·         Foreign language

·         Soft skill training by experts

·         100% placement support

Career Opportunities for BTS and MTA

·         Airlines

·         Hotels

·         Resorts

·         Travel Agencies

·         Tour Operators

·         Government Tourism Organizations

·         Consultancies

       Faculty Profile

1 Mr. Amarish S.  MTA, UGC-NET  (H O D,Assistant Professor)

2 Mrs. Ancy John  MTA  (Assistant Professor)

3      Ms. Diya Mathews  MBA (Tourism)  (Assistant Professor)

4       Ms. Anjali P R  MTM, UGC-NET  (Assistant Professor)