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BA in Tourism Management: Colleges, Admission, Selection, Scope and Salary

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaUpdated On: October 04, 2021

BA Tourism Management is one of the most popular career options for those who have passed class 12. Find out more about admission to BA in Tourism Management such as eligibility criteria, application form, selection process, and top institutes.

BA Tourism Management: Admissions in India

BA Tourism Management is an undergraduate Travel and Tourism programme which includes the study of tourism management, tourism development, tourism marketing, hotel management, etc. It mainly covers topics such as tourist resort planning, food service management, ecology, environment and tourism, intercultural communication, etc. There are plenty of courses available in tourism management such as Bachelor of Tourism and Management (B.T.M), Master of Tourism Management (M.T.M), Masters of Tourism Administration (M.T.A) and Master of Tourism and Hotel Management(MTHM). Further, the candidate who is interested in this department of education may find any tourism management college in India to pursue any of these degree programs. Besides the programs, provided above, there are many degree programs which offer tourism as a specialisation such as BA in tourism management and BBA in tourism management. This article will provide you with all the details about admission in BA Tourism Management such as Colleges, Admission, Scope and Salary.

BA Tourism Management Highlights

Check the major highlights of BA Tourism Management provided below. 

Course NameBA in Tourism Management
FieldHotel Management
Degree TypeBachelor
SpecialisationTourism Management
Duration3 Years
Minimum Qualification Required 12th from any stream
Selection ProcessScores in the 12th examination
Average Course FeesINR 30,000 to INR 1.8 Lakh
Average Annual SalaryINR 3 Lakh to INR 5 Lakh

Also Read:Travel and Tourism Courses, Eligibility and Jobs

Why study BA Tourism management?

  • BA in Tourism management offers an in-depth study of travel and tourism management.
  • Candidates who have completed 12th and are looking for a career in the tourism industry can apply for this program.
  • This program allows the students to learn skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the tourism industry. 

BA Tourism Management Eligibility Criteria

If you are interested in taking admission in this bachelor program in tourism management then you will have to meet the eligibility criteria decided by the college. The eligibility criteria are basic requirements decided by the college for admission. The common eligibility criteria for BA Tourism Management are given below.

  • Senior Secondary qualification (10+2) or equivalent examination pass in any discipline from any recognised educational institution or board.
  • A minimum aggregate percentage of 50% at the 10+2 level. A minimum aggregate of 45% is required for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates.
  • Candidates who are appearing for 12th examination are also eligible to apply for this program on a provisional basis.

BA Tourism Management Application Form

The application form for admission to BA Tourism Management program can be downloaded from the official website of the college or university in which you are planning to apply. There will a separate application form for all the colleges. You will also have to submit the application fee and documents required while submitting the application form.

Also Read:BHM vs BBA (HM) vs BA Tourism - Which is the Best Option after Class 12th?

BA Tourism Management Selection Process

Admission to the BA Tourism management at any college will depend on the selection criteria decided by the college. All the BA tourism management colleges have their own selection criteria. In general, the students are selected for admission on the basis of their scores during the 12th exam or any other qualifying examination as specified in the college's eligibility criteria. There are some colleges that conduct group discussions and personal interviews for selection. You will have to perform well in all the rounds to get selected for admission.

BA Tourism Management Entrance Exams

There is no specific entrance test conducted at the national or state level for admission into this course. If you have completed your 12th examination then you can proceed for admission to any of the BA Tourism Management colleges. However, there may be some colleges that conduct their own entrance exam so, you are thus advised to go through the selection process to check if there is an entrance exam or not.

Top Colleges for BA Tourism Management

Some of the top colleges for BA Tourism Management admissions are given below:

Name Of Institute


Average Annual Fees

ST. Xavier’s College


INR 5,400 (approx)

ST. Xavier’s College


INR 4,720 (approx)

ST. Xavier’s College


INR 25,700 (approx)

Sri Venkateswara College

New Delhi

INR 9,590 (approx)

Roorkee College of Engineering

RoorkeeINR 39,600

Ramjas College

New Delhi

INR 9,712 (approx)

Presidency University


INR 3,700 (approx)

Assam Down Town University

GuwahatiINR 76,700

Presidency College


INR 1,245 (approx)

Miranda College

New Delhi

INR 12,160 (approx)

Madras Christian College (MMC)


INR 18,719 (approx)

Loyola College


INR 4,614 (approx)

Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR)

New Delhi

INR 16,390 (approx)

Jesus and Mary College (JMC)

New Delhi

INR 12,997 (approx)

Jai Hind College


INR 4,262 (approx)

Indraprastha College for Women (IP)

New Delhi

INR 6,000 (approx)

Hindu College

New Delhi

INR 14,333 (approx)

Hans Raj College (HRC)

New Delhi

INR 14,333 (approx)

Gargi College

New Delhi

INR 8,055 (approx)

Fergusson College


INR 2,687 (approx)

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC)

New Delhi

INR 9,120 (approx)

Christ University


INR 56,667 (approx)

Job Prospects/ Scope After BA in Tourism Management

There are various job opportunities available for graduates in this field. They may either opt for government or private job after BA in Tourism Management. You may also opt for further studies if you are not interested in getting employment. Some of the major job profiles available for the candidates who are looking for career opportunities in tourism management are listed below.

BA Tourism Management Salary

One of the major concerns for the candidates who are looking for job opportunities after the completion of their degree is to get a good job. They focus on getting a job with a decent annual salary once they have completed their degree. The average salary package for the freshers in this field ranges from INR 2 lakh per annum to INR 8 lakh per annum. The annual salary will totally depend on your skills and experience. 

There are many other courses available in the field of travel and tourism. Candidates who have more doubts regarding BA Tourism Management may ask questions on the Collegedekho QnA zone. Besides this, those who want admission related assistance may fill our Common Application Form

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