Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM) from IGNOU

IGNOU MTM / MTTM – Master of Tourism and Travel Management

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) invites applications from the learners all over the country for admission to its Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM /MTM) programme for January as well as July session every year. It comes from the School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management (SOTHSM).

Earlier, It was known as Master of Tourism management (MTM). But now, the university has made changes in the programme structure to name it as Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM).The admission in Ignou MA tourism management programme is provided under the Walk-In admission scheme.In this scheme, the learners can apply for admission to this programme in any of the two academic sessions.

The learners who have completed their Bachelor Degree can apply for admission in both January or July academic cycle to pursue their Master Degree in Tourism Management.To become eligible for the master degree to be awarded, the student should complete all the required first-year and second-year courses.

Programme Objective

The IGNOU MA(Tourism Management) programme has been designed to provide the learners with sound knowledge of Tourism Management. It also provides an opportunity for the learners who have completed their graduation and desires to pursue their Master Degree in the Tourism Sector at managerial level.

IGNOU MTTM Programme Details

The other details about the programme such as admission eligibility, fee structure, etc has been mentioned below:

Medium of Instruction


Eligibility Criteria

The students who are eligible to apply for admission has been divided into two categories:

  • Category 1: Those students who want to take admission in this programme should have completed the BTS, BA(Tourism), B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration(BHM), Bachelor’s in Hotel Management (approved by AICTE) and those students who have completed their Bachelor’s degree in any field along with a Diploma in Tourism, which is recognized in the University system or by AICTE
  • Category 2: The students who have completed their Bachelor’s Degree in any field are also eligible to apply for admission but these students need to pass four additional Tourism foundation courses during their period of study.

Fee Structure

The candidates coming under Category-I need to pay the total fee of Rs. 10,800/- which has to be paid @Rs.5400/-.year wise. For the Category-II, the total fee is Rs.13,200/-for the complete programme which has to be paid year wise @Rs.7,800/- for 1st Year & Rs.5,400/- for 2nd Year during the admission and re-registration process.

Duration of Programme

The university provides the minimum duration of 2 years to the students to clear all the MA(Tourism Management) courses during the study. But the university allows the students to clear the programme within a maximum duration of 4 years.

Programme Coordinator Contact Details

Phone no: 011-29571756

IGNOU MTTM Prospectus – Master Degree in Travel and Tourism Management

The learners can obtain the hard copy of the “Student Handbook and Prospectus” for MA(Tourism Management) programme from their nearest IGNOU Regional Centers or Study Centers of the university by submitting the fee of Rs.200/- at the Cash Counters.

The common prospectus contains the complete detail about the MA(Tourism & Travel Management) (MTTM) programme and it also includes various forms which would be required for the completion of studies such as Term End Examination, Re-Registration, Revaluation, Change of Study Centre, Course, etc.

The students can also order Ignou prospectus via post as well by sending Demand Draft of Rs.250/- in favour of IGNOU, New Delhi to the following address: “Registrar, Student Registration Division, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi,110068”. The prospectus will be sent to students only after the receiving of Demand Draft by the university.

IGNOU MTTM Admission 2018

The learners from all over the country can apply for admission to this programme via only single mode of admission i.e. Online. In the Online mode of admission, the students has to visit Ignou MTTM online admission portal i.e.

They need to register themselves at the portal and follow the general instructions to enroll them for MTTM programme. The students have to upload the required documents while filling up IGNOU MTTM online admission form. Also, they can pay the admission fee  for this programme online via using their Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking.

Last Date of IGNOU MTTM Admission

The last date to apply for admission or submitting the application form to the concerned Regional Centre can be checked from the latest admission notification available on the university official website. The last date for admission to Tourism Management programme will be different for January and July academic sessions.

The students can find the latest admission notification on the university website at following path :> Student Support > Student Zone > Admission Announcement. The university also publishes the latest admission notifications in the local daily newspapers.

Note: The candidates seeking admission to IGNOU Master of Tourism and Travel Management has been advised to check the university official website for latest admission notification, last date, etc.

IGNOU MTTM / MTM Syllabus & Courses

It consists of a total number of credits equal to 68 where 1 credit is equivalent to 30 study hours. The students who are pursuing this programme need to register themselves for the all the semester courses respectively, irrespective of their results whether they pass or fail.

The students can check the mtm ignou syllabus from university website or in prospectus also. We have mentioned below the detail about the Course Code, Name, and Credits:

IGNOU MTTM 1st Semester Courses

Course Code Title of the Course Credits
MTTM-1 Management Functions And Behaviour In Tourism 4
MTTM-2 Human Resource Planning And Development In Tourism 4
MTTM-3 Managing Personnel In Tourism 4
MTTM-4 Information Management Systems and Tourism 4

IGNOU MTTM 2nd Semester Courses

Course Code Title of the Course Credits
MTTM-5 Accounting and Finance for Tourism Managers 4
MTTM-6 Marketing for Tourism Managers 4
MTTM-7 Managing Sales and Promotion in Tourism 4
MTTM-8 Managing Entrepreneurship and Small Business in Tourism 4

IGNOU MTTM 3rd Semester Courses

Course Code Title of the Course Credits
MTTM-9 Understanding Tourism Markets 4
MTTM-10 Tourism Impacts 4
MTTM-11 Tourism Planning And Development 4
MTTM-16 Dissertation 8

IGNOU MTTM 4th Semester Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
MTTM-12 Tourism Products: Design and Development 4
MTTM-13 Tourism Operations 4
MTTM-14 Tourist Transport Operations (Road Transport) 4
MTTM-15 Meeting, Incentives, Conferences And Expositions (MICE) 4
Total Credits 68

For the students falling under Category 2: They need to pass out the below mentioned four foundation courses during their period of study.

Course Code Title of Course Credits
TS 1 Foundation Course in Tourism 8
TS 2 Tourism Development: Operations and Case Studies 8
TS 3 Management in Tourism 8
TS 6 Tourism Marketing 8
Total Credits 32
Updated: January 2, 2018 — 1:01 pm


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  1. Sub area Ahmad Hajam

    Thanks for the queen update

  2. Iam a student of MTTM, I’m in 2nd sem of mttm so I would to ask u from where I study mmtm 6?
    I didn’t received any book of this subject, and in market there is no study material available, from where I get the book of this subject?

    1. Take MS06 as a MTTM 6 and MS04 as a MTTM 5.

  3. Please guide me as I enrolled in 2016 and due to some unavoidable circumstances could not finish my 1st and 2nd semester as I have two more years left. Please guide me as to how to start the program again and if I have to re-register how to do that, also where to send the assignments? Which years assignment I have to complete 2016 or 2018??? I tried to contact program co-ordinator but the phone is never picked?

  4. My admission in mttm June,2019.m confuse m eligible for June 2019.mttm course is semester wise or annual.system

  5. I graduade from normal b.a ( history hons) and I elegable for mttm

  6. i just registered in this program for MTTM. My question is does exams will happen yearly or every 6 months

    1. It’s semester based programme not yearly

  7. We have to submit assignment semester wise or yearly?

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