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Admission Process is started for B.Voc. Tourism & Hospitality Management 2020-21

Bachelor of Vocation in Tourism & Hospitality Management (B. Voc.)


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About Course:

Ministry of HRD, Government of India had issued an Executive Order in September 2011 for National Vocational Education Qualification Framework (NVEQF) & National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF). The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched a scheme on skills development based higher education as part of college/university education, leading to Bachelor of Vocation (B. Voc.) Degree with multiple exits such as Diploma/Advanced Diploma under the NSQF. The B. Voc. programme is focused on universities and colleges providing undergraduate studies which would also incorporate specific job roles and their NOSs along with broad based general education. This would enable the graduates completing B. Voc. to make a meaningful participation in accelerating India’s economy by gaining appropriate employment, becoming entrepreneurs and creating appropriate knowledge.

Based on this, in our college Bachelor of Vocation in Tourism & Hospitality Management (B.Voc.) is started from Academic Year 2018-19. It is an undergraduate course for 3 years with multiple exits such as Certificate, Diploma, Advance Diploma & Degree. Curriculum details would include a suitable mix of general education and skill development which are designed for specific job roles in tourism and hotel industries. The course includes content which equip skill development component in the candidate. Each year includes practical as well as theory courses which impart appropriate and relevant knowledge of the industry. The candidate will be exposed to project work and on the job training in the industry so as to become ready to work in the tourism industry. Graduates of this course find a lot of jobs both in India and outside it.

 

Eligibility

  • Aspiring students should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from a recognized school board.

B.Voc. Tourism Employment Areas

  • Airlines
  • Food Industry
  • Forts/Resorts
  • Government Tourism Departments
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Hotels and Allied Service Industries
  • Immigration and Customs Services
  • Ticketing Agencies
  • Tour Operators
  • Transport and Cargo Companies
  • Transport Corporations
  • Travel Agencies

The following employment opportunities are visualized for B. Voc. Tourism and Hospitality Management.

·         Tourist assistant

·         Travel agent

·         Tour guide

·         Tour & travel management

·         Event management

·         Entrepreneurship in tourism industries

·         Hotel assistant

Levels of Awards

 

The certification levels will lead to Diploma/Advanced Diploma/B. Voc.

Degree in one or more vocational areas and will be offered under the

aegis of the University. This is out-lined in Table I.

 

Table 1: Awards

Award                              Duration                                       Corresponding NSQF level

Diploma                            1 Year                                                             5

Advanced Diploma           2 Years                                                6

B.Voc. Degree                  3 Years                                                7



Examination and Assessment

 

·         The assessment for the general education component should be done by the university as per their prevailing standards and procedures.

·         The assessment for the skill development components should necessarily focus on practical demonstrations of the skills acquired.

·         The university may like to consult the respective Sector Skill Council for designing the examination and assessment pattern for the skill development components. The university may also consider using the designated assessors of Sector Skill Councils/industry associations for the conduct of practical assessment.

·         The university has to necessarily establish a credit based assessment and evaluation system for the B.Voc. programme.