Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management - The School of Excellence (TSOE), Mumbai

  • Years 1 Years
  • Type Course Certificate
  • stream Hotel Management and Hospitality
  • Delivery Mode

About Course

The Certificate in Travel and Tourism Management is one of the most exciting and highest-paying career options and offers students the opportunity to choose from the various options for their career. This is a three-year course that must be started with a minimum of 10+2 exams in order to be certified. Travel and tourism is an ever thriving industry in India. It is very closely related to the development of the country and also promotes its rich heritage. Travel and tourism industry invites tourists from Poland and neighboring countries. Foreign visitors come to our country for relaxing and fun trips, which in turn bring a lot of income and make them aware of the rich culture of the country. In fact, travel and tourism are among the biggest revenue drivers worldwide. Those interested in travel and tourism can earn a Certificate in Travel and Tourism Management to pursue a career that offers them rewarding work and an annual salary of 3 to 8 lakhs a year.

Course Highlights

Particulars Values
Course Name Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management
Course Level Post Graduate (PG)
Course Duration 2 Years
Examination Type Semester Based
Eligibility Criteria Graduation with minimum 50% marks from a recognized college/university
Admission Process Merit Based/ Entrance Based
Internship Yes
Entrance Exam CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT
Course Fee INR 5000 to 10 LPA
Average Annual Salary INR 2 to 10 LPA
Top Recruiting Companies Cox & Kings Ltd, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, MakeMyTrip (and Goibibo), Balmer Lawrie Travel & Vacations, Yatra, ClearTrip, Jet Airways, India Healthcare Tourism (IHCT), Flying Fox, SOTC India, Kuoni Travel, East India Travel Co., etc.
Job Profiles Travel consultant (in a company), travel operator, management and analysis, freelance travel consultant, Tour associate and operator

Why Study Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management?

Due to its topographical diversity, India offers great opportunities in tourism and hospitality, so a student with a Tourism and Travel Management degree will find better opportunities here. The Travel and Tourism Management certification opens up a whole different industry related to tourism, allowing a student pursuing a Travel and Tourism Management certification to pursue a career in tourism that has its benefits in addition to gainful employment brings.

Applicants with good language skills would find a job in the tourism and travel industry very satisfying as by serving clients with good communication skills they could gain knowledge in this field and thus stay longer and pay better.

Besides getting to know different parts of India and traveling around the country, people who get good experience in this field can also travel abroad or with an international clientele and have the breath-taking experience of traveling around the world at the expense of the company.

The geography of India offers every type of travel destination that a tourist needs. Thus, it is very easy for tourism professionals to offer tourists a variety of options and enjoy the Indian topography. For example, if someone wants to see a desert, snow, beaches, or any fertile land, there is always an option that can be offered to them, making it a very profitable industry.

Eligibility Criteria

While there are no hard and fast rules for earning a postgraduate degree or any other degree, the minimum requirement for admission to a certificate course in tourism and travel management is that students meet the following criteria:

1. Must pass the 10+2 exam or upper secondary and upper secondary exam at a recognized university.

2. Must complete his 10+2 with at least 50% of the total score.

3. Must have a good knowledge of their own language (preferably English) and a good knowledge of mathematics.

Admission Process

Since there are different admission procedures for different colleges, the admission process depends on the chosen college and university.

1. Some universities admit students on the basis of a pre-examination, i.e. a student may be admitted on the basis of his merits.

2. Some colleges and universities conduct their own examinations and have their own admission restrictions.

3. For admission to the selected institute, the portal of the universities and colleges must be consulted regularly.

Skills Required for Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management

Following are the skills required for certificate in Tourism and Travel Management:

1. Diligence

2. Good administration and management skills

3. Problem-solving skills

4. Time management skills

5. Good research and planning skills

6. Good administration and management skills

7. Strong interpersonal skills

Top Colleges Providing Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management
Name of College Average Annual Fee (INR) Location
Jamia Millia Islamia INR 16,000 Delhi
SRM University INR 35,000 Chennai
Athena training academy INR 40,000 Bengaluru
Panache Academy INR 70,000 Ahmedabad
Eduglobe school of learning INR 1,30,000 Mumbai

Jobs and Placements in Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management

Because of its diverse culture and heritage, a country like India has great potential for the tourism industry. The flood of vacancies and the growing trend of incorporating hospitality culture into large businesses have opened up employment opportunities outside of the traditional tourism business. The Ministry of Tourism of the Government of India, travel agencies, hotels and airlines are some of the industries that often involve Travel and Tourism program graduates. Many graduates choose to pursue an independent career. The positions are offered with a reasonable salary and other attractive additional benefits. The job descriptions are extremely varied and unique, from offering travel services to organizing tours. Popular job profiles in the travel and tourism industry include:

Top Recruiters Salary
Tourism Manager INR 4.2 LPA
Travel Officer/Coordinator INR 4 LPA
Travel Writer INR 5 LPA
Transport Officer INR 3.4 LPA
Travel Counselor/Consultant INR 3.3 LPA
Tourist Guide INR 3.2 LPA
Travel Executive INR 2.9 LPA
Tour Operator INR 2.5 LPA
Holiday/Travel Agent INR 2.5 LPA
Airlines/Ground Staff INR 2 LPA

Abroad Jobs

Top International Recruiting Companies who hire Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management graduates are:

1. Cox & Kings Ltd

2. Thomas Cook (India) Ltd

3. MakeMyTrip (and GoIbibo)

4. Balmer Lawrie Travel & Vacations

5. Yatra

6. ClearTrip

7. Jet Airways

8. India Healthcare Tourism (IHCT)

9. Flying Fox

10. SOTC India

11. Kuoni Travel

12. East India Travel Co

13. Kesai Tours

14. Club Mahindra Holidays

15. Expedia

16. TravelGuru

17. Air Asia

18. American Express Global Business Travels

19. Travix Leisure & Travels Pvt Ltd

Job Profiles

Some of the famous expert avenues open to successful graduates of the Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management degree are indexed underneath with the corresponding salaries provided for the respective positions.

Job Profiles Job Description Average Salary in INR
Travel Consultant Travel consultants assist clients with the planning and partaking of their travel needs. They research various destinations and means of travel and consider the prices, customs, and weather conditions INR 3,20,000
Tour Operator Tour operators plan and coordinate a wide range of activities, from sightseeing tours to adventure excursions. INR 2,50,000
Freelance Travel Agent The job roles of a freelance travel agent is planning and selling transportations, accommodations, insurance and other travel services. INR 2,30,000

Future Aspects of Tourism & Travel Management

While experience in the travel and tourism field is an important factor, there are countless job opportunities for candidates in both the private and public sectors after completing a degree in the same field. The development of the travel and tourism industry and its dominant position is largely due to the growing popularity of travel among all generations and the transformation of the tourism industry into a key sector of economies around the world. The potential improvement in job prospects could affect between and 45 million people worldwide. India's GDP growth is increasingly dependent on the country's tourism industry. Many government agencies are directly involved and the new legislation has expressed their support.


(1). What are the Tourism & Travel Fees in good Colleges?

Ans: MBA in Marketing Fees in top MBA colleges for a 2-year full-time program is in the range of Rs.2 lakhs to 3 lakhs.

(2). Should I opt a Certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management?

Ans: It more depends upon your liking. However, it is one of the most interesting and best paid professions that offers students the opportunity to choose from the different options for their career.

(3). Which are the top entrance exams for Certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management?

Ans: The top entrance exams for Certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management are CAT, XAT, SNAP, NMAT, MAT, CMAT, MICAT, and GMAT.

(4). Does Certificate course in Tourism & Travel has a good scope?

Ans: A tourism degree can open up many lucrative job opportunities, from working as a travel agent to working in hotel management. Candidates can pursue careers as  Event Manager, Tour Manager, Travel Agent, Customer Service Manager, Travel and Tourism Consultant, Tourism Promoter/Marketer

(5). Is Tourism & Travel course costly?

Ans. The answer lies in the institution you prefer to study. The annual fees for the course vary from 3,00,000 to 10,00,000 INR depending on the quality of the institutions.

(6). Which are the top colleges for certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management in India?

Ans: Top colleges in India for certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management include-Indian Institute Of Tourism, Chandigarh University, Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi), Lovely Professional University (Phagwara), National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Amity University Noida, University Of Mumbai, Maharshi Dayanand University (Rohtak), Indira Gandhi National Open University (New Delhi), Galgotias University, Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi), The ICFAI University (Sikkim), ISBR Business School (Bengaluru), Maharishi Markandeswar university (Ambala), Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (Aurangabad), Jaipur National University (Jaipur), Suresh Gyan Vihar University (Jaipur), Amity University (Gurugram, Haryana), KLE Society's S Nijalingappa College, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Pune).

(7). What is the admission process for Certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management?

Ans: One must have scored the required marks in the particular entrance exam as suggested by the university/institution. Once the marks are to the expectation, one will be called for a Personal Interview. Some universities also conduct Group Discussions or  Personal Interviews.

(8). What is the highest Tourism & Travel salary?

Ans: The highest salary in MBA Marketing is around INR 20 LPA.

(9). What is the average salary for a Certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management?

Ans: It all depends upon the sector you enter and the job role you undertake. The most common average annual salary post-graduation for a certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management is 4,30,000.

(10). What are the Eligibility Criteria for a Certificate course in Tourism & Travel Management?

Ans: To pursue a certificate program in travel and tourism one must have completed his/her 10+12 in any stream from a recognized board with a minimum of 45-50% marks.

(11). What is the minimum CAT score to get admission to IIM?

Ans: It depends on which IIM you choose to study and the student’s profile. However, most IIMs expect 85-90 percentile while there is some relaxation for SC/ST candidates.

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