IGNOU BA Tourism Studies (BTS) – Online Admission, Eligibility, Fees

IGNOU BA Tourism Studies (BTS) – Online Admission

About BTS Programme : BTS stands for Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies. It comes under School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management (SOTHSM). It is a 3 Year Degree Programme. The total credits of this programme is 96. It is available in both medium. Students can apply for admission for this course via Online Mode only. It is designed for those students who are interested and wants to make career in travel and tourism sector at different level.

The main objective is to familiarizing you with varied aspects of Tourism, creating awareness about tourism, imparting basic training in organizing Tourism services and opening career opportunities. It is so usefull for those who are associated with tourism awareness programmes /research and would like to update their knowledge and skills in the field of travel and tourism. This programme, like other Bachelor’s Degree Programmes can be completed in minimum(3 years) and maximum(6 Years).

All candidates need to complete 96 credits in order to qualify for the BTS degree. To know more about Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies(BTS) programme, you can visit official website www.ignou.ac.in. Below are important features of BTS (Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies) programme :

  • Name of Programme : BTS – Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies
  • Medium : The medium is in both medium i.e English, Hindi
  • Eligibility Criteria : All applicants who wants to take admission in BTS course, must have 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
  • Duration : Minimum : 3 Years, Maxmimum : 5 Years If this not completed on time, students needs to take re-admission and re-submit fees again.
  • Age Bar : There is no minimum and maximum age bar
  • Fee Structure : For full programme, the fees is Rs 7,500/- which has to be paid year wise @Rs 2,500/ per year. As per latest prospectus, fees structure vary from year to year. So, We advise you to contact Study Centre/Regional Centre.
  • Programme Coordinator : Ph. 011-29571751 to 011-29571757

IGNOU BTS Courses & Syllabus : The total credits of this programme is 96 which needed to obtain the Bachelor Degree in Tourism Studies. After completing this, students can go for higher studies. Below are details of course code, course name and credits :

IGOU BTS 1st Year Courses (32 Credits)

Course CodeTitle of CourseCredits
TS-1Foundation Course in Tourism8
TS-2Tourism Development: Products, Operations and Case Studies8
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

IGOU BTS 2nd Year Courses (32 Credits)

Course CodeTitle of CourseCredits
TS-4Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism8
TS-5Ecology, Environment and Tourism8
FST-1Foundation Course in Science and Technology8
PTS-04Project on Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism4
PTS-05Project on Ecology, Environment and Tourism4

IGOU BTS 3rd Year Courses (32 Credits)

Course CodeTitle of CourseCredits
TS-03Management in Tourism8
TS-06Tourism Marketing8
PTS-06Project 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-01Office Organization Management4
ASP-1Secretarial Practice4
Elective Course (Choose any one)
TS-07Human 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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  1. I can’t acess everthing easily

  2. Joydeep Bhattacharyya

    i am passed hs in wbchse, i want to admit in BTS course, but i can not undertand how is the proccedure, please help me to admit in IGNOU

  3. Hello joy deep
    Contact regional centre and study centre for admission
    Check ignou website for all addresses.

  4. Mene december end mein exams diye the jiske assignments & project k marks update ni hue
    Plzz muje bataye kisko puchu
    Help me

  5. m trying to reach out for addmission information but no1 is picking the call and no responce from the team yet ….
    this we have not expected from your side

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