Certificate Courses in Tourism and Travel: Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process and Colleges

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: March 27, 2020

Certificate Course in Travel and Tourism are short term programs offered by colleges in different specialisations. Candidates looking for admission to the certificate course in this field can find more details here.

Certificate Courses in Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism is seen as one of the largest industries in India and its contribution was over 247 billion US dollars to the nation's GDP in 2018. This sector has grown over the years and is also seen as a vital source of foreign exchange for India. Applicants seeking to pursue their career in this sector have a plethora of options to choose from. One can choose to work for travel agencies, tour operations, immigration and customs services, government tourism departments, airlines, hotels and many more. There are many tourism and travel courses for the candidates who are interested in a career in this field. To begin with, students can pursue a diploma or degree such as BTM, MTM and MTA. Besides this, there are many certificates courses in Travel and Tourism which are mentioned below. There are also many Travel and Tourism colleges that you can choose from.

Certificate Courses in Travel and Tourism

The certificate courses provide applicants with the experience, expertise and leadership skills required to succeed as tourism industry experts. Besides this, theses programs teach some important skills such as confidence, patience, leadership skills, teamwork, hardworking, flexibility, organisational skills, excellent communication skills and commitment.

Eligibility Criteria of Certificate Course in Travel and Tourism

Candidates applying for any of the certificate programs in travel and tourism must satisfy the following criteria. The eligibility criteria are generally mentioned in the information brochure of the program for a particular college.

  • The general eligibility criteria for the certificate course in Tourism and Travel is clearing the 12th examination or any other equivalent examination with at least 50% marks. Besides this, the eligibility criteria may differ depending on the college. Candidates will have to clear all the requirements in order to get considered for admission.

Certificate Courses in Travel and Tourism Application Form

The application form for admission to the certificate programs in travel and tourism can be collected from the official website of the college. Candidates can further apply through the offline mode. The application process is an initial part of the admission process. Candidates need to submit the application form along with the required documents and application fee before the final date of submission to complete the application process successfully.

Certificate Courses in Travel and Tourism Selection Process

The admission process of any of the Certificate course in Tourism and Travel will depend on the selection criteria decided by the university or college. The college offering a certificate program in travel and tourism has its own selection criteria for selecting the candidates. Generally, the students are selected for admission on the basis of their scores in 12th examination or any other qualifying examination as mentioned in the eligibility criteria of the college.

Certificate Courses in Travel and Tourism Entrance Exams

Entrance exams are the gateway for admission into a particular college. Some colleges conduct their own entrance examinations for admission to their certificate programs in travel and tourism. Candidates will have to score good percentage/ scores in the entrance examination in order to get admission. However, there are some colleges which provide admission directly on the basis of merit/ scores in academics.

Top Colleges for Certificate Courses in Travel and Tourism

Some of the top colleges for admission to the certificate programs in travel and tourism are mentioned below

Name Of Institute


Average Annual Fees

Air Hostess Training Institute - Panache Academy


INR 70,000

Athena Training Academy


INR 40,000

EduGlobe School of Learning


INR 1,33,000

H.R. Institute of Hotel Management


INR 30,000

Jagannath Rathi Vocational Guidance and Training Institute


INR 15,500

Jamia Millia Islamia


INR 16,100

Kalindi College


INR 8,000

Mumbai College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology


INR 15,000

Sri Venkateswara College


INR 25,500

SRM University


INR 35,000

There are many other colleges which offer short term programs in travel and tourism. Candidates can also visit collegedekho and fill the CAF to get more information about the colleges offering courses in travel and tourism. Our counsellors will also guide with you the admission related information and help you choose a college of your choice. Candidates can also take a look at some of the related articles for travel and tourism.

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