Bachelor of Travel and Tourisn Management (BTTM)

Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) is a Four years’ full time semester system course of Tribhuvan University, designed to produce professional human resource for the dynamically growing travel and tourism sector of Nepal. 

BTTM Notice

Message from Campus Chief

Mr. BALRAM THAPA

Dear Students and Guardian, Good Morning! It is my pleasure to welcome you to our BTTM program at Public Youth Campus (PYC). Our graduate are also working in different areas; airlines, banks, hotels, travels, cargo, corporate houses, government and 20% of them create/ innovate the venture as stated areas during the study period. PYC gives you to enrich career development, learning and professional development especially in travel and tourism sector at dynamic environment. 

Message from Program Director

Mr. prAmod kumar shrestha

Dear Students and Guardian,

Namaste !

It is our pleasure to welcome you to our BTTM program. Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) is professional learning program which aims to develop entrepreneurs capable for managing travel and tourism business in dynamic global environment. We strive to provide a friendly environment for the holistic development of our students.

Message from Deputy Program Director

Mr. RAJA RAM ADHIKARI

Dear Students, Guardians and stakeholders, 

Namaskar!

Nepal itself is glorious for travelling, trekking, mountaineering, fun and multi-cultural knowledge and research activities slogan अतिथि देव भव:  This program has mandatory provision of internship in 7th semester at least six months (enhance career development opportunity / learning and earning), practical learning based tour / field activities and flexible hours for pursuing Bachelor’s degree. We are building/innovating human resource (capital) for the tourism, hospitality, government and corporate business world.

Thank You.

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About PYC-BTTM

Public Youth Campus has launched the Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM) programme in 2010. This programme is the PYC’s first self sustained programme in the history of the Public Youth Campus. It  is a Four years’ full time semester system course of Tribhuvan University, designed to produce professional human resource for the dynamically growing travel and tourism sector of Nepal. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to handle international tourist service operations including, handling, managing and planning tour, trek and rafting programs; domestic and international air ticketing; appreciate tourism development planning; implement sustainable tourism management policies; and be able to purser further advanced course in travel and tourism management.

The BTTM programme has been designed to prepare the students to enter the hospitality industry as middle management level employees and to serve in travel and tourism sectors. Upon completion of the course the students; 

  1. Will have gained an understanding of travel and tourism and its operation both theoretically  and practically;
  2. Will be able to handle function of international tourist service operations including handling, managing and planning tours, treks and rafting programme and handling domestic and international air ticketing;
  3. Will be able to apprehend and appreciate tourism marketing, tourism development  planning, management and measurement,
  4. Will be able to pursue further (advanced) course in travel and tourism management;
  5. Will develop an entrepreneur skill in the travel and tourism industry.

Curricular Structure

The BTTM program is based on semester system. It is a 4 year program spread over eight semesters, each semester constitute of 16 weeks of intensive study. The program covers 126 credit hours. The curricular structure has business tool courses, business foundation courses, focus area courses and elective area courses.

TTM 445 Tourism and Aviation
TTM 446 Tourism for Peace and Progress
TTM 447 Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism
TTM 448 Airline Operations and Management
TTM 450 Food and Beverage Services

Course Cycle (Total 126 Credit Hours)

ECO 307: Tourism Economics
ENG 311: English
ITC 307: Computer and Information Technology
MGT 311: Principles of Management
TTM 315: Fundamentals of Travel and Tourism Management

ENG 203: Business Communication
TTM 332: Tourism in Nepal
TTM 334: Tourism and Hospitality Accounting
TTM 335: Hospitality Operations & Management
TTM 336: Travel Service Operation Management – I

TTM 305: Business Finance
TTM 337: Travel Service Operation Management-II (TSOM-II)
TTM 338: Air Travel Operation
TTM 340: language-I (French/Chinese/Spanish)
TTM 344: Eco tourism

TTM 331: Human Resource Management for Tourism
TTM 341: Tourism Marketing
TTM 342: Language-II(French/Chinese)
TTM 343: Culture and Social Psychology for Tourism
TTM 344: Destination Development Management
TTM 345: E-tourism

TTM 306: Statistics
TTM 333: Entrepreneurship in Travel and Tourism
TTM 346: Sustainable Tourism Development
TTM 347: Airlines Ticketing Global Distribution System (GDS)
TTM 348: Tourism geography
TTM 349: Tour Guiding and Escorting Skills

SOC 312: Nepalese Society and Politics
TTM 350: Adventure Tourism
TTM 351: Tourism Planning and Policies
TTM 352: Air Cargo Management
TTM 353: Event Management (Office Tourism)

Industrial Attachment(6 month in Travel agent/Trekking Agency/Airlines) 12 Cr.Hr
Project report 3 credit hour

TTM 339 Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism
TTM 354 Tourism Legislation
TTM 355 Culture Heritage and Religion
Elective Course I
Elective Course II

Teaching Pedagogy

BTTM course offers comprehensive and invaluable exposure to all aspects of tourism and for this, innovative techniques likes specified lectures, case preparations/study, group discussion, problem solving exercises, audio-visual interpretations, seminars, guest lecturer, practical work, book review, industrial attachment, field work/investigations and so forth are used for effective teaching and highlight effective management practices. Leading and experienced personal from different sectors of tourism are regularly invited to the college to interact with the students and supplement the taught program.

This program is based on the student-centered learning approach. The general teaching methodology of the program includes interactive lectures, students’ presentations, case studies, and projects. The teaching faculty shall determine the appropriate teaching-learning methods suitable for each course.

The normal duration and the maximum duration for the completion of the requirements for the various programs are as follows:

  • Normal duration 48 months (8 semesters)
  • Maximum duration 96 months (16 semesters)

Eligibility

Students who have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinations from recognized academic institute with second division (securing 45% and above) or 1.8 CGPA are eligible to enrol in this program.
Students applying for the BBM program must fill in the application blank with all details of their personal information and past academic records. The selection of students shall be based on a three-stage screening process that includes written test, individual presentation and personal interview.

FOM shall conduct a Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) that will test the basic ability of the students in verbal ability and quantitative ability. The test shall be based on the SAT format. The colleges running the program shall conduct the individual presentations and interviews for selecting suitable candidates. The admission committee of the colleges has the final authority in selecting the students for the BBM program.

Admissions of the students in BTTM program of Tribhuvan University will be strictly on the basis of merit list. Merit list is prepared on the basis of:

  1. 50% of CMAT Entrance examination
  2. 30% of marks secured in percentage in plus two or equivalent
  3. 10% Group Discussion
  4. 10% Interview

Examination and Evaluation

The performance of students will be evaluated through ongoing in-semester evaluations and semester-end examinations. The FOM shall have the final authority in conducting, evaluating and awarding grades in semester-end examinations. The course facilitator (instructor) shall decide the grades in the in-semester evaluations.

Students who do not qualify to appear in the semester-end examinations will have to reregister and retake the course as per the semester cycle. Students who are qualified but fail to appear in the semester-end examinations or fail in the semester-end examination can appear in make-up examinations as per the semester cycle. FOM shall organize chance make-up examinations in the last semester only where a student may appear in 6 courses of the earlier three semesters.

Graduation Requirements

The BTTM program extends over eight semesters (four academic years). The BTTM degree is awarded upon its successful completion of all the following requirements specified by the curriculum.

The BTTM program is an intensive professional program. This program demands a very high level of commitment from students. Students are required to attend regularly all classes and presentations as required by the course. Students failing to attend 80 % of classes shall not be allowed to appear in the semester-end examinations.

Scholarships

BTTM मा प्रत्येक क्याम्पस/ कलेजले तोकिएको संख्यामा प्रति सेक्सन विद्यार्थी भर्ना गर्दै आएकोमा प्रवेश परीक्षा (CMAT) मा सम्मिलित भई भर्नाका लागि योग्य ठहरिएका विद्यार्थीहरुबाट अनिवार्य रुपमा आवेदन आव्हान गरि प्रति सेक्सन २ (दुई) जना विद्यार्थीहरुलाई क्याम्पस/कलेजले उठाउने कूल रकम (Total Amount) बाट पचास प्रतिशत छात्रवृत्ति उपलब्ध गराउनु पर्ने छ । छात्रवृत्ति कोटामा विद्यार्थी भर्ना देहायको प्राथमिकता क्रमको आधारमा योग्यताक्रम अनुसार छनौट गर्नु पर्नेछ ः–

Fee Structure

Every year, Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University (FOM-TU) conducts the entrance exam to offer admissions to the aspiring candidates into BTTM and other various under graduate and post graduate courses. Aspirants qualifying the entrance exam will be eligible for admissions into the Public Youth Campus. Candidates willing to get admissions on the basis of their scores must get familiar with the fee structure of the Public Youth Campus.

Semester Fee (Rs)
First
75000
Second
48000
Third
43000
Fourth
38000
Fifth
33000
Sixth
28000
Seventh
12000
Eighth
23000

Total

300000

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