IGNOU BA Tourism Online Admission, Eligibility, Result, Grade Card, Study Material

IGNOU BTS Admission 2018, IGNOU BTS Online Admission

The Indira Gandhi National Open University’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management (SOTHSM) has designed and developed the Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies (BTS) programme for the students who want to pursue their career in the field of tourism industry. The University has been offering admission to BA(Tourism) degree to the students from all over the country.

It is a three year degree programme which means the term end examination for all the IGNOU BA Tourism subjects will be held in the month of December for the students who takes admission in January session. The students who will apply for admission to BTS in July session can appear for next June term end examination.

If the student is unable to complete any particular course then he or she may appear in the examinations which will occur in next six months. The students need to complete all the required courses within the minimum duration of three years and maximum duration of six years to obtain the degree.

Programme Objective: The main objective of this programme is to impart the knowledge to learners in the field of tourism and travel sector. It aims at creating awareness of tourism among the learners and familiarize them to the various aspects of tourism industry by providing them the basic training in organizing tourism services. After completion of bachelor degree programme in tourism, the learners will be able to get career opportunities in the same field and start generating the income.

We have mentioned below the various details of Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies programme such as eligibility criteria, duration, age limit. These are as follows:

  • Medium of Instruction: English & Hindi
  • Admission Eligibility : The candidate must be having 12th pass or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
  • Course Duration:  The minimum duration is 3 years and maximum duration is 6 years to complete all the courses.
  • Programme Fee: The total fee is Rs.7,500/- which has to be paid @Rs.2500/- per year.

Note : The programme fee may change in future, so please check the latest fee with the IGNOU Regional Centre or see latest prospectus.

Programme Coordinator: In case of any query, you can contact the coordinator of the discipline at below mentioned contact details:

  • Name:Not Available
  • Email-Id: Not Available
  • Phone: 011-29571751 to 011-29571757

How to Apply for admission to IGNOU BA (Tourism Studies)? The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers admission to Organic farming certificate programme in January and July academic cycle along with many other courses. There are large number of learners in India who want to pursue the higher education via distance mode.

So, every year the large number of students apply for admission to bachelor degree programmes. The students can fill up IGNOU BA Toursim Admission Form in both January and July academic cycles. The university publish the advertisement or notification related to the admission in month of November for January session and in the month of May for July session.

The students can check the notification for last date of admission.The details about the admission form and prospectus etc. can be checked and download from the university official website at www.ignou.ac.in. There are two ways in which interested candidates can apply for admission to distance learning bachelor degree course. These are as follows :

Online mode: The university has launched its Online Admission portal for the learners from all over the country to fill up IGNOU BTS Online Admission form. We have mentioned below the step you need to follow while applying for IGNOU Online admission.

  • Please open the website url : https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/
  • Visit the “Apply Online” link at the top menu. Under this link, you will find the link “General Instructions” as sub menu. Just click on it and read out all the instructions carefully before filling up the online admission form for Bachelor Degree programme.
  • On the General Instructions page, you will find a link to download the latest “Common Prospectus”.It is advised to read out the prospectus carefully so that you will able to understand the complete details about the IGNOU BTS programme.
  • The applicants need to register themselves on the website to fill up the admission application form.
  • The Application fee can be paid via Bank challan, Debit Card, Credit card or Net Banking.
  • After submitting up the application form and fees, please take the print out of the acknowledgement page for further reference.

Offline Mode: In the offline mode, the students need to visit their nearest IGNOU Regional Centre and obtain the IGNOU BTS prospectus by paying fee of Rs.200/- in cash at the counters. The students can also obtain the prospectus via post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs.250/- in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi to the following address: “REGISTRAR, Student Registration Division, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068″. The students can also download the prospectus from the university official website.The IGNOU BA (Tourism Studies) admission application form can be cut from the prospectus itself. The applicant need to submit the filled in application form on a prescribed format, demand draft of required fee and required attested documents in the respected regional centre.

IGNOU BTS Admission / Registration Status: The students will be able to check the registration status of the IGNOU BA Tourism on the university official website after the two weeks from the day of submission of admission form. In case you do not find your admission status, please contact your regional centre  by visiting there or by speaking to them on phone.

IGNOU BTS Study Material: The Indira Gandhi National Open University provides study material to all the students who take admission to B.A Tourism Studies in the form of study blocks. The university provides the IGNOU BTS study material at the students communication physical address via Registered post / Speed Post. All these study blocks are printed by university itself.

Sometimes, the students do not receive their study material at their address. But they don’t need to worry as they can collect their study books from their respected study centres.

The soft copy of the study blocks are also uploaded by university online for the student’s convenience in case, if they do not receive their study material. You can always download the IGNOU BA Tourism study material in the form of PDF files by visiting the website at http://www.egyankosh.ac.in.

IGNOU BTS Courses & Syllabus: The students has to pass out total of 96 credits in three years to successfully complete the programme. We have mentioned below the list of courses with the Course name and Course Code:

IGNOU BTS First Year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
TS-1Foundation Course in Tourism8
TS-2Tourism Development: Products, Operations and Case Studies 8
BSHF-101Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences8
FEG-1Foundation Course in English4
FEG-2Foundation Course in English-24
Modern Indian Language (Choose any one)
FAS-1Foundation Course in Assamese4
FBG-1Foundation Course in Bengali4
FTG-1Foundation Course in Gujarati4
BHDF-101Foundation Course in Hindi4
FKD-1Foundation Course in Kannada4
FML-1Foundation Course in Malayalam4
FMT-1Foundation Course in Marathi4
FOR-1Foundation Course in Oriya4
FPB-1Foundation Course in Punjabi4
FTM-1Foundation Course in Tamil4
FTG-1Foundation Course in Telugu4
FUD-1Foundation Course in Urdu4

IGNOU BTS Second Year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
TS-4Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism 8
TS-5Ecology, Environment and Tourism8
FST-1Foundation Course in Science and Technology8
PTS-4Project on Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism4
PTS-5Project on Ecology, Environment and Tourism4

IGNOU BTS Third Year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
TS-3Management in Tourism8
TS-6Tourism Marketing8
PTS-6Project on Tourism Marketing4
Application Oriented Course (Choose any one )
BHDA-101 or AFW(E)Samachar Patra aur Feature Lekhan (Hindi) OR Feature Writing (English)4
BRPA-101 or AWR(E)Radio Lekhan (Hindi) OR Writing for Radio (English)4
AOM 1Office Organization Management4
ASP-1Secretarial Practice4
Elective Course (Choose any one)
TS-7Human Resource Development8
AHE-1Human Environment (includes a 2 credit project)8
EHI-1Modern India, 1857-1964`8
EHI-2India: Earliest Times to 8th Century A.D.8
EHI-3India From 8th to 15th Century A.D.8
EHI-4India From 16th to Mid 18th Century A.D.8
ESO-15Society and Religion8
BEGE 103Communication Skills in English8
Total Credits96

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