- Pedagogy: A unique blend of lectures, case studies, and other innovative instructional methods.
- Curriculum: Comprehensive, rigorous and up to date curriculum specially designed to cater to the needs of the industry.
- Industry Internship: During the summer vacation and at the end of the second semester.
- Skill formation: Frequent seminars and workshops on soft skills development.
- Evaluation: Emphasis on the continuous assessment of the learner.
- Interdisciplinary Approach: Opportunity to opt for courses from other disciplines and Departments.
- Visiting Faculty: Include visiting academics from abroad and experts from the industry.
- Class rooms: Well-equipped classrooms with modern teaching aids.
- Industry Relations: Institute-industry and industrial visits and study tours.
- Alumni Relations: Well-placed alumni participation and support in updating the curriculum and placements.
- Computer Lab: Computer lab with uninterrupted high speed internet connectivity.
- Library: Extensive library resources with print and electronic journal databases.
- Campus life: Vibrant campus life with ample opportunities for co/extracurricular activities.
The Working Environment
The faculty, the staff, the students and the administration of the Department contribute to the building up an organizational culture marked by team spirit, confidence, mutual respect and concern for others. The students of the regular courses and the participants of various training programs enrich the culture of the institute with their diverse background and experience.
The evaluation is based on continuous monitoring of the students’ performance. Grades are normally awarded for:
- Class attendance and participation
- Submission of Monographs
- Internal Viva Voce Examination
- Minor term projects
- Mid-term and end term written examinations
Institute- Industry Interaction
- The Department of Tourism Studies is committed to keeping its program and activities current and relevant to the business domain. It has a coordinated program of guest lecture series and part of the regular curriculum. Many of our partners are industry leaders who have come directly from our graduate ranks while others come from private industries and the public sector.
Students regularly visit trade fairs, exhibitions, and other events associated with the travel industry. They also participate in seminars and workshops and other extra-curricular activities that give them direct and indirect inputs about the contemporary developments in the travel trade