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Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management invites applications to PGDM Courses 2014-2016

Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), invites applications for admission to AICTE-approved Post graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for the academic year 2014-2016. Established by the Government of India, it is considered one of the leading institute offering education , training and research in the field of tourism, travel and allied sectors. The Institute started off from its campus located in Gwalior and now it currently has various campuses located at Noida, Bhubaneshwar, Goa and Nellore. Post Graduate programmes offered at the Gwalior centre are all approved by Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to MBA.

A degree in tourism and allied sectors may open up work avenues for you in travel agencies, event management, hospitality or hotel, logistics/cargo, airlines/ cruises/ railways and tourism boards.

Programme

IITTM offers two-years Post graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programmes in the following areas:



  • Tourism and Travel (PGDM - TT) (Gwalior and Bhubaneshwar campuses) (93 seats) - This program has four semesters with the fourth semester consisting of an internship. Out of Airfares and Ticketing, Air Cargo Operations and Management, Tour Operations, and Marketing; dual specialisation would be offered in any two modules.

  • Tourism and Leisure (PGDM - TL) (Noida campus) (93 seats) - This program has four semesters with the fourth semester consisting of an internship. Out of event management, adventure tourism, and travel trade; dual specialisation would be offered in any two modules.

  • Services (PGDM -S) (Gwalior campus) (93 seats) - This program consists of four semesters. Out of Marketing, Human Resource Management or Finance; and Tourism and Hospitality Management, or Financial Services; dual specialisation would be offered in any two modules.

  • International Business (PGDM - IB) (International Tourism) (Gwalior campus) (93 seats) - This program consists of four semesters after which Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. conducts four months of paid internship. Students are also expected to travel extensively in India and abroad for training and practical exposure and bear an additional cost of Rs. 1.1. lakh for the same.

  • International Business (PGDM - IB) (Tourism and Logistics) (Bhubaneshwar campus) (93 seats) - This program consists of four semesters and focuses on areas such as logistics supply chain management, tourism management practices and distribution.
  • Tourism and Cargo Management (PGDM -TC) (Nellore campus) (60 seats) - Dual specialisations are offered in Tourism Marketing, Tour Operation Management, Air Cargo Management and Shipping Cargo Management.

Eligibility

Candidates should be graduates with minimum marks of 50% (45% in case of SC/ST/PH) in any discipline. Those appearing in final year graduation examination may also apply.

If you're eligible, you must appear for any one of the national level management entrance exams:
a. MAT (September 2013, December 2013 and February 2014)
b. CAT 2013
c. CMAT (September 2013 & February 2014)
d. XAT 2014
e. GMAT 2014
f. ATMA 2014
g. TAT (Tourism Aptitude Test) conducted by IITTM

Exam pattern and syllabus

IITM will conduct a national level entrance test called Tourism Aptitude Test (TAT) at its five campuses viz. Gwalior, Noida, Bhubaneshwar, Goa and Nellore. The two hour long test will have short answer type/multiple choice questions. The questions will be based on history, culture, geography, tourism and general understanding of social environment.

Application procedure

The admission to IITTM is a four-step procedure:

  • Application: Candidates who are interested should submit the application form in the prescribed format. You may download the application form from here.
    The completed application form along with Demand Draft of Rs. 1000 (Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PH) in favour of Director-IITTM payable at Gwalior should be sent to :
    Chairman (Admission)
    Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM)
    Govindpuri, Gwalior, M.P(India)-474011
  • Screening for Admission: Candidates are admitted to IITTM through an admission process for 100 points. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of a written test (CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/ATMA/CMAT/ TAT) with 70% weightage and another 15% each for , respectively. Candidates should note that the score obtained in the above mentioned national level entrances shall be accepted only if these exams are taken between 2013-2014.
  • Merit list and offer of admission
  • Admission

Important dates

Tourism Aptitude Test (TAT 2014) : 23 February, 2014 (Sunday)

Short listed students to appear for GD-PI:
IITTM (Bhubaneswar & Nellore) : 10-11 May, 2014
IITTM (Noida) & NIWS Goa : 17-18 May, 2014
IITTM, Gwalior : 24-25 May, 2014

Declaration of results: 4 June, 2014

Contact

PGDM (TT) - Gwalior
Programme Chairperson
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
Govindpuri, Gwalior, 474011 (MP)
Phone: 0751-2344055, 2437302; Fax: 0751-2344054
Email: iittm@sancharnet.in, sankul7@rediffmail.com

PGDM (TT) - Bhubaneswar
Programme Chairperson
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
Dumuduma, Bhubaneswar 751019 Odisha
Phone: 0674-2472014, 2472016; Fax: 0674-2472013
Email: iittmb@gmail.com, soumendranathb@yahoo.co.in

PGDM (TL) - New Delhi
Programme Chairperson
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
Plot no. A 35 & 36, Sector - 62, NOIDA, UP - 201309.
Email: drpawan.gupta@yahoo.com

PGDM (IB) - Gwalior
Programme Chairperson
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
Govindpuri, Gwalior, 474011 (MP)
Phone: 0751-2345823, 2437306, 2437303 Fax: 0751-2344054
Email: iittm@sancharnet.in, csbarua003@rediffmail.com, saurabhdixit246@gmail.com

PGDM (Services) - Gwalior
Programme Chairperson
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
Govindpuri, Gwalior, 474011 (MP)
Phone: 0751-2437300/321, 2437304; Fax: 0751-2344054
Email: iittm@sancharnet.in, dr.monikaprak@gmail.com

PGDM (IB) - Bhubaneswar
Programme Chairperson
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
Dumuduma, Bhubaneswar 751019 Odisha
Phone: 0674-2472014, 2472016; Fax: 0674-2472013
Email: iittmb@gmail.com, msh1yours@gmail.com.

PGDM (TC) - Nellore
Programme Chairperson
Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
Parthasarathi Nagar, NC Factory BO, Muthukur Road
Nellore 524004 - (Andhra Pradesh)
Phone: 0861 2353199 Fax: 0861 2353299
Email: iittmnlr@gmail.com, vinodan_tt@yahoo.co.in

Sources

"Indian Institute of Tourism and travel Management", http://www.iittm.org/
"Admission Bulletin", http://www.iittm.org/New%20Dos/3.%20Admission%20Bulletin%202014-16.pdf



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