BTM Syllabus and Subjects


3 Years

Average Fees

INR 10,000 to INR 2 LPA

Lisha Gupta

Updated on Jan 4, 2023 by Lisha Gupta

Lisha Gupta

Updated on Jan 4, 2023 by Lisha Gupta

Bachelor of Tourism Management syllabus is a three-year undergraduate course in tourism management. The syllabus and subjects are divided into six semesters. The syllabus includes Transport Management, Tourism Documentation, Principles Of Management, HRM In Tourism, Tourism Administration In India, Projects, and many more.

Semester Wise BTM Syllabus

The BTM course aims to ensure that the students have all the exposure in covering everything from tourism management to administration and food & beverage. BTM course is a comprehensive study about the study of tour planning, accommodation, ticketing, food & beverages, feedbacks, etc. Semester-wise BTM subjects list are given in the table below: 

BTM First Year Syllabus

Semester I

Semester II

English (Compulsory)

English (Compulsory)

Hindi (compulsory)

Geography of Tourism

Business Environment for Tourism

Geography of Tourism

Introduction to Tourism

Transport Management

Tourism Product of India (Natural)

Tourism Documentation

Tourism Product of India (Cultural)

Haryana Tourism


BTM Second Year Syllabus

Semester III

Semester IV

English (Compulsory)


Tourism in India

Pilgrimage Tourism

Hotel Business

Principles of Management

HRM in Tourism

Tourism Marketing

Computer Applications in Tourism

Tourism Marketing

Communication Skills & Personality Development

An Introduction to Travel Agency & Tour Operation Business in India

Computer Applications in Tourism

Communicative English

Field – Trip Report & Viva-Voce



BTM Third Year Syllabus

Semester V

Semester VI


English II

Impacts of Tourism

Tourism Administration in India

Accounting for Tourism

Economics of Tourism

Sustainable Tourism

Adventure Tourism

Entrepreneurship in Tourism

Tourist Guiding

International Tourism

Salesmanship in Tourism


On the job Training Report & Viva – Voice


BTM Subjects

The BTM course offers both theoretical and practical aspects of the study. BTM subjects like Transport Management, Tourism Documentation, Principles Of Management, HRM In Tourism, Tourism Administration In India, and many more are taught in the course curriculum. The course curriculum includes theoretical and practical subjects. The compulsory subjects include:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Geography of Tourism
  • Tourism Marketing
  • International Tourism

BTM Course Structure

BTM course structure includes both theory and practical papers aspects of the study. The course structure is made in such a way that both classroom training and practicals are included in the course curriculum. The course structure is given below:

  • VI Semesters
  • Core Subjects
  • Job Training
  • Practical Subjects
  • Projects

BTM Teaching Methodology and Techniques

The course curriculum takes into account different teaching methods. Classroom learning includes practical sessions for students. Students who are passionate about studying tourism, exploring different locations, and planning the tour packages with its management professionally in the future. Listed below are the teaching methodology and strategies in general:

  • Practical & Live sessions
  • Guest Lectures, Seminars, and Workshop
  • Industrial Visit
  • Group Assignment and Discussion
  • Projects/Viva

BTM Projects

Research Projects are given to students to understand the concepts and help students in getting hands-on experience. Projects and job training are to be completed by the end of the fifth semester. Some popular BTM projects topics are:

  • The Impact Of Transportation In The Tourism Industry
  • Role Of Religion On Tourism Industry
  • Assessing The Challenges Facing Small Scale Hotels
  • The Impact Of Destination Image On Tourist Satisfaction, And Destination Loyalty
  • Assessing The Challenges Of Hospitality And Tourism Industry

BTM Reference Books

BTM books are available both online and offline by many authors and publications. Reference books are meant for gaining an in-depth understanding of concepts. Books on Tourism Management for academic purposes differ according to subjects. Some of the reference books for the course in BTM are:

BTM Books



The Competitive Destination

J. R. Brent Ritchie

Community Development Through Tourism

Sue Beeton

Dictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities

Homero Martinez

Business Travel

Rob Davidson

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