CPGET Syllabus for Master of Tourism Management: Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: October 07, 2020 | TS CPGET

Candidates looking for admission to MTM Program offered by Satavahana University and Kakatiya University need to appear for the CPGET examination. The eligibility criteria and syllabus of CPGET for Master in Tourism Management are provided here. 

CPGET Syllabus for Master of Tourism Management

CPGET (Earlier known as OUCET) is conducted by Osmania University. The exam is conducted every year for admission to various Postgraduate, PG Diploma and Integrated courses offered by Osmania University, Mahatma Gandhi Palamuru, Telangana University, Kakatiya University, Satavahana University and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. 

TS CPGET 2020 will be conducted in the last week of October 2020. The registration process of CGPET has already started on 18th September 2020. The last date to fill the application form without any late fine is 19th October 2020. Candidates who are appearing for the examination are advised to check the eligibility criteria, pattern and application form of TS CPGET for Master of Tourism Management provided in this article. They can also check the CPGET Syllabus for Master of Tourism Management. 

Important Dates of TS CPGET 2020

Check the important dates of TS CPGET 2020 provided in the table below



Application Process Starts

September 18, 2020

Last Date of Submitting CPGET Applications

October 19, 2020

Last Date of Submitting CPGET Form with a late fee of INR 500

October 26, 2020

Last Date of Submitting CPGET Form with a late fee of INR 2000

October 29, 2020

TS CPGET 2020 Entrance Exam

October 31 to November 9, 2020 (Tentative)

Highlights of TS CPGET 2020 

Check all the major highlights of CPGET 2020 provided below

Name of the Examination


Full Name

Telangana State Common Postgraduate Entrance Test

Conducting Body

Osmania University

Start Date of Application Form Filling

September 18, 2020

Last Date of Application Form Filling

October 19, 2020

Mode of Examination


Conducted For

PG Courses(M.A, M.Com, M.Sc, M.Ed, M.P.Ed, PG Diploma and MBA(Integrated))

Level of Examination


Level of Examination

State Level

CPGET Syllabus for Master of Tourism Management

Candidates are advised to check the CPGET Syllabus for Master of Tourism Management before filling the application form. Provided below is the syllabus of the Master of Tourism Management of CPGET exam.


Subjects and Syllabus

Part 1

Geographical conditions of India-Unity in Diversity – Harappan Culture

Vedic Culture – religious centres-Aryavartha-Jainism & Buddhism –Gandhara Art

Mauryan Empire – Historical Places such as Taxasil, Patalipurtra, Kalinga, Saranath etc… Mauryan Inscriptions, Art & Architecture.

Guptas – Fahien’s account cultural achievement (Literature, art & architecture), religion learning centres like Nalanda University

Satavahanas-Cultural contribution-Amaravathi School of Art. Jain & Buddhist centres- Acharya Nagarjuna

Pallavas & Cholas-Cultural contribution –Study of tourist centres like Kanchi, Mahabalipuram art & architecture under Pallavas & Cholas-Chola”s administration

Harshavardhana Sites like Sthaneshwar & Praayaga-Hiuen-Tsang’s account – Rajputs & Their cultural achievements-Literature, art & architecture

Cultural achievements under Vijayanagara rule- Hampti, Chalukya art & architecture _ Kakatiya contribution to art & architecture, Lepakshi. Tadipatri, Ahobilam, Belur etc., Traveller’s account.

Influence of Islam on Indian Culture-Indo-Saracenic art – constructions fo the Sultans and the Mughals, Agra Fathepur Sikri, Delhi, Madhura, etc., Bahmani & Qutub structures in Deccan, Bhakti & Sufi Movements

Western impact on India-English education – Soccio-cultural reform movements: Brahma Samaj, Arya samaj - Ramakrishna Mission-Theosophical society – – Hitakarini Samaj at Rajahmundry etc

National Movement & te centres of National struggle (Bombay, Lahore, Jalianwalabagh. Calcutta, Madras, Dandi etc) Role of Gandhiji in Freedom Movement Achievement of independence & integration of princely states

Part 2

Tourism-related GK of the world

English Language Comprehensive

The PDF of CPGET Syllabus for Master of Tourism Management is also provided here. Candidates may save an offline copy of the PDF for future reference.

Eligibility Criteria of CGPET for Master of Tourism Management

Candidates must note that they will have to comply with the eligibility criteria determined by conducting body in order to apply for CGPET. The eligibility criteria of CGPET for MTM is provided below. 


Eligibility Criteria

Master of Tourism Management

  • Candidates must have graduated from any recognised institute

  • They must have scored at least 40% marks in graduation.

CGPET Exam Pattern for Master of Tourism Management

The question paper of MTM for CGPET exam is divided into two parts. Both the parts contain 50 questions each. Candidates will have 90 minutes to complete the exam. They will not be provided with any extra time. Besides this, the marking scheme and total marks are also the same for both the sections. The exam pattern of CGPET exam with the sectional division for Master of Tourism Management is given in the table below.


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Part A

50 Questions

50 Marks

Part B

50 Questions

50 Marks

How to Apply for CPGET for Master of Tourism Management

All the candidates are advised to keep all the certificates and documents along with them while filling the application form. The stepwise process for filling the application form of CPGET is provided below.

  • Go to the official website of TS CPGET(Telangana State Common Post Graduate Entrance Test)

  • Click on the “Application Fee Payment” tab provided on the page

  • Fill all the mandatory fields such as date of birth, candidate’s name, contact details and mobile number

  • Proceed to payment/ fee submission

  • You can verify your payment status by clicking on the “Check Payment Status” tab

  • Submit your completed application form

  • At last, download a copy of the application form

If any candidate is facing any doubt regarding the application form filling of CPGET, he/she can clear doubts by asking questions on the Collegdekho QnA zone. Also, the user manual provided here will help the candidate to know the detailed application process of CPGET. 

CPGET Application Fee for Master of Tourism Management

Candidates can pay the application fee of CGPET either by net banking or debit card. However, they should note that the debit card should be either VISA or MAESTRO or MASTERCARD type. The CGPET application fee for MTM is provided in the table below. 



All Other Candidates

INR 800

SC/ ST/ PH Category Candidates

INR 600

Charges for Additional Subjects 

INR 450

Documents Required to fill the CPGET Application Form for Master of Tourism Management

All the documents required while filling the application form of CPGET are listed below.

  • Class IXth mark sheet/ certificate

  • Minority certificate (if applicable)

  • Class XIth certificate

  • Recent passport-sized photographs

  • Class Xth certificate

  • Class XIIth certificate

  • Category certificate (if applicable)

  • Income certificate of parents (if applicable)

  • Signature

TS CPGET 2020 Answer Key

TS CPGET 2020 Seat Allotment

How to Prepare for TS CPGET 2020

TS CPGET 2020 Counselling

TS CPGET Admit Card for Master of Tourism Management

The TS CPGET Admit Card will be published on the official website. Applicants can download the Admit Card after entering their username and other login details. All the candidates are advised to take the printout of the admit card on the exam day as well as for the counselling process. 

TS CPGET Participating Colleges for Master of Tourism Management

There are seven participating colleges of TS CPGET but only Kakatiya University and Satavahana University offer admission in Master of Tourism Management. Candidates can compare both the colleges on the basis of their infrastructure, rankings and fee structure before selecting one. 

College Name


Kakatiya University

Warangal, Telangana

Satavahana University

Karimnagar, Telangana

Candidates are advised to submit the TS CPGET application form before the last date so that they do not have to pay the late fee. All the candidates are advised to visit the official website of CPGET at regular intervals to check notifications regarding the important dates and application form of CPGET. Those who want free admission counselling can complete our Common Application Form or call on our helpline number 1800-572-9877. 

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