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IGNOU BTS Admission 2019 @Rs.9000/-

IGNOU BTS Admission
Written by Sumit Sharma

IGNOU BTS Admission 2019

IGNOU BTS Admission 2019 @Rs.9000/- 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.

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It is a three year degree programme which means the term end examination for all the IGNOU BTS 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.9,000/- which has to be paid @Rs.3000/- 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 in IGNOU BTS programme? 

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers admission in BTS 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 Tourism admission form in both January and July academic cycles. The university publishes 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 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 :
  • 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 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.

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

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 Code Course Name Credits
TS-1 Foundation Course in Tourism 8
TS-2 Tourism Development: Products, Operations and Case Studies  8
BSHF-101 Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences 8
FEG-1 Foundation Course in English 4
FEG-2 Foundation Course in English-2 4
Modern Indian Language (Choose any one)
FAS-1 Foundation Course in Assamese 4
FBG-1 Foundation Course in Bengali 4
FTG-1 Foundation Course in Gujarati 4
BHDF-101 Foundation Course in Hindi 4
FKD-1 Foundation Course in Kannada 4
FML-1 Foundation Course in Malayalam 4
FMT-1 Foundation Course in Marathi 4
FOR-1 Foundation Course in Oriya 4
FPB-1 Foundation Course in Punjabi 4
FTM-1 Foundation Course in Tamil 4
FTG-1 Foundation Course in Telugu 4
FUD-1 Foundation Course in Urdu 4

IGNOU BTS Second Year Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits
TS-4 Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism  8
TS-5 Ecology, Environment and Tourism 8
FST-1 Foundation Course in Science and Technology 8
PTS-4 Project on Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism 4
PTS-5 Project on Ecology, Environment and Tourism 4

IGNOU BTS Third Year Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits
TS-3 Management in Tourism 8
TS-6 Tourism Marketing 8
PTS-6 Project on Tourism Marketing 4
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 1 Office Organization Management 4
ASP-1 Secretarial Practice 4
Elective Course (Choose any one)
TS-7 Human Resource Development 8
AHE-1 Human Environment (includes a 2 credit project) 8
EHI-1 Modern India, 1857-1964` 8
EHI-2 India: Earliest Times to 8th Century A.D. 8
EHI-3 India From 8th to 15th Century A.D. 8
EHI-4 India From 16th to Mid 18th Century A.D. 8
ESO-15 Society and Religion 8
BEGE 103 Communication Skills in English 8
Total Credits 96

About the author

Sumit Sharma

My Educational Qualifications includes Master of Business Administration(MBA) from IGNOU, B.E. Computers from University of Jammu. I like to help IGNOU students, write blogs, update latest information related to entertainment, sports, movies, Gadgets, Health and Living, etc.

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