Bachelor of Vocational Programme in Tourism and Hospitality is a judicious mix of skills, professional education related to Tourism and also appropriate content of general education. It is designed with the objective of equipping the students to cope with the emerging trends and challenges in the tourism and Hospitality environment
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
Eligibility for admissions and reservation of seats for B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Industry shall be according to the rules framed by the University from time to time. No student shall be eligible for admission to B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality unless he/she has passed the Plus Two of the Higher Secondary Board of Kerala or that of any other university or Board of Examinations in any state recognized as equivalent to the Plus Two of the Higher Secondary Board in Kerala, with not less than 45 % marks in aggregate. However SC/ST, OBC, and other eligible communities shall be given relaxation as per University rules.(Those who passed Vocational Higher Secondary course will get a weightage of 25 marks.)
The curriculum in each of the years of the programme would be a suitable mix of general education and skill development components.
The duration of the B. Voc Tourism shall be three years consisting of six semesters. The duration of each semester shall be five months inclusive of the days of examinations. There shall be at least 90 working days in a semester and a minimum 450 hours of instruction. As per the UGC guidelines, there are multiple exit point for a candidate admitted in this course. If he/she is completing all the six credits successfully, he/she will get B. Voc degree in Tourism. If he is completing the first four semesters successfully, he/she will get an advanced diploma in Hospitality management. If he/she is completing the first two credits he/she will get a diploma in Tourism. B Voc Degree holder is expected to acquire the skills needed for a tour operator or entrepreneur. Advanced diploma holder is expected to become a multi-skilled hospitality executive. Diploma holder is expected to become tour interpreter.