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How we make career in travel and tourism

Travel and tourism
Tags: Hotel Management
Akansha Sirohi
Answer written 1 year, 7 months ago
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Dear Student,

Tour and travel in the current generation is one of the most sought after services in the economy. The hospitality sector has seen growth, as a result, even when overall global economy remained somewhat wobbly. Global growth and development of tourism have opened up innumerable openings.

For travel and tourism there are 4 major institutes from which aspirants can choose their institutions and courses.

1. NCHMCT

To take admission, you will have to appear for NCHMCT JEE exam.

National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Society) was set up in the year 1982 by the Government of India as an autonomous body for coordinated growth and development of hospitality education in the country. The Council imparts Hospitality Education & Training through 21 Central Govt. sponsored Institutes of Hotel Management, 21 State Government sponsored institutes, 15 Pvt. institutes and 7 Food Craft Institutes, that function in different parts of the country.

Exam Pattern:

Section No. of Questions:

  • Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude: 30
  • Reasoning & Logical Deduction: 30
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs: 30
  • English Language: 60
  • Aptitude for Service Sector: 50

Total Marks: 200

2. Systematic Training and Education Programme (STEP)

Promoted way back in 1966 by the Oberoi Group, the Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, Delhi is one of the top ranked hotel management (hospitality management) institute in India. OCLD offers a three-year Systems Training and Education Programme (STEP) which combines hotel management training with an undergraduate degree from the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). OCLD doesn’t charge tuition fees from the students of its programme but pays them a monthly stipend (Rs.3,500) and after graduation all students are offered jobs in one of the 28 Oberoi Group hotels.

Admission Process

Online application process: Feb - March

Selection process: April - May

Programme starts: Mid - August

There are various other colleges that offer tour and travel courses.

Check more colleges here: Tourism Management colleges in India

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