BTTM
BACHELOR OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT (BTTM)
 
OBJECTIVES :
The BTTM  program has been designed to prepare the students to enter  the hospitality industry as middle management level employees and to serve in travel and tourism sectors. Upon completion of the course the students:
1.       Will have gained an understanding  of travel and tourism and its operation both theoretically  and
          practically;
2        Will be able to handle function of international tourist service operations including handling, managing
          and planning tours, treks and rafting program and handling domestic and international  air ticketing;
3        Will be able to apprehend and appreciate tourism marketing, toursim development planning,
          management and measurement;
4        Will be able to pursue further (advanced) course in travel and tourism management;
5        Will develop an entrepreneur  skill in the travel and tourism industry.
 
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION :
The candidates applying for admission to the BTTM  program must have:
Successfully completed 10+2 or equivalent examination in any academic stream with a minimum of 45 percent aggregate marks  from a Higher Secondary Board or any other board recognized by Tribhuvan University with English as a compulsory subject.
 
ADMISSION PROCEDURE :
Candidates seeking admission to the BTTM course should apply in the prescribed form for entrance test within the stipulated time. The applicants should enclose with the application form, attested copies of:
•        Certificate  and testimonials of all examinations passed
•        Equivalency, Transfer and Character  Certificates
•        Two recent passport sizes photographs
•        Must have secured 40% marks in CMAT exam conducted by T.U.
 
ADMISSION TEST :
The applicants will be required to sit for :
•        Group Discussion
•        Personal  Interview
 
Course Starts: 4th week of September each year
 
ATTENDANCE :
Students are required to have  a minimum of 80% attendance in each subject to appear in the semester examination.
 
 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS :
After completion of six semester (Four years), students must fulfill the following requirements to be eligible for a BTTM  degree.
•        Successful completion of 126 credit hours of 2100 marks with passing grades in each of them.
•        Successful completion of Industrial Release Program and Project Work.
•        Completion of courses for the fulfillment of BTTM  program must occur within twelve semesters from
         the date of admission.
 
INTERNSHIP AT TRIBHUVAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT :
BTTM  students of NATHM have been offered internship program  at Tribhuvan International Airport by Nepal Airlines Corporation Since 2007 and Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal Since 2009.
This is a golden opportunity of industrial exposure & career development for the BTTM  students.
 
1st Semester
S.No Course No.   Credit Hour Internal Final Total
1 BTTM English 3   Theory Practical 100
2 BTTM Foundamentals of Travel & Tourism Management (FTTM) 3       100
3 BTTM Tourism Economics (Micro/Macro) 3       100
4 BTTM Principles of Management 3       100
5 BTTM Computer & Information Technology 3       100
Total 15       500

 

2nd Semester

S.No Course No.   Credit Hour Internal Final Total
1 BTTM Business Communication 3   Theory Practical 100
2 BTTM Travel Service Operations Management 3       100
3 BTTM Tourism in Nepal 3       100
4 BTTM Tourism & Hospitality Accounting 3       100
5 BTTM Hospitality Operations & Management 3       100
Total 15       500

3rd Semester

S.No Course No. Course Credit Hour Internal Final Total
1 BTTM Eco-Tourism 3   Theory Practical 100
2 BTTM Business Finance 3       100
3 BTTM Travel Service Operations Management 3       100
4 BTTM Air Travel Operations 3       100
5 BTTM Language - I (French/Chinese/Spanish) 3       100
Total 15       500


4th Semester

 
S.No Course No. Course Credit Hour Internal Final Total
1 BTTM Tourism Marketing 3   Theory Practical 100
2 BTTM Human Resource Management For Tourism 3       100
3 BTTM

Language - II

(French/Chinese/Spanish)

3       100
4 BTTM Culture & Social Psychology of Tourism 3       100
5 BTTM Destination Development Management 3       100
6 BTTM E-Tourism 3       100
Total 18       600
 

5th Semester

S.No Course No. Course Credit Hour Internal Final Total
1 BTTM Statistics 3   Theory Practical 100
2 BTTM Entrepreneurship in Travel & Tourism 3       100
3 BTTM Sustainable Tourism Development 3       100
4 BTTM Airlines Ticketing GDS 3       100
5 BTTM Tourism Geography 3       100
6 BTTM

Tour Guiding and Escorting Skills

3       100
Total 18       600
 

6th Semester

S.No Course No. Course Credit Hour Internal Final Total
1 BTTM Adventure Tourism 3   Theory Practical 100
2 BTTM Tourism Planning and policies 3       100
3 BTTM Air Cargo Management 3       100
4 BTTM Nepalese Society and Politics 3       100
5 BTTM Event Management (Office Tourism) 3       100
Total 15       500


7th Semester

S.No Course No. Course Credit Hour Internal Final Total
1 BTTM Industrial Attachment (6 months in Travel Agency/Trekking Agency/Airlines) 12   Theory Practical 400
2 BTTM Project Report 3       100
Total 15       500

8th Semester

S.No Course No. Course Credit Hour Internal Final Total
1 BTTM

Tourism Legislation

3   Theory Practical 100
2 BTTM

Strategic Management for Travel & Tourism

3       100
3 BTTM

Culture Heritage and Relisio

3       100
4 BTTM

Elective - I

3       100
5 BTTM

Elective - II

3       100
Total 15       500


In total 126 credit hours

Electives :

  • Tourism and Aviation

  • Tourism for Peace and Progress

  • Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism

  • Airlines Operations and Management

  • Visitor management

  • Food & Beverage Serivce

 

a. Tourism Plan and Packaging (Package Development Plan)

b. Marketing Positioning Linkage with
 

S.No Particular First Semester Second Semester Third Semester Fourth Semester Fifth Semester Sixth Semester Seventh
Semester
Eighth Semester
1 Admission & Registration 10,000/-              
2 Security Deposit 2,000/-              
3 Examination Charge (NATHM) 9,000/-              
4 Maintenance 4,000/-              
5 Tuition Fee (Includes expenses of practicals and T.U. annual service charge 55,000/- 50,000/- 45,000/- 35,000/- 30,000/- 25,000/- 20,000/- 15,000/-
  Total 80,000/- 50,000/- 45,000/- 35,000/- 30,000/- 25,000/- 20,000/- 15,000/-
Grand Total 3,00,000/-

All amounts are in Nepalese Rupees. The above mentioned course fees are subject to change.
•         The first installment of Rs. 80,000/- must be paid at the time of admission.
•         All other installments should be paid within twenty one days of each semester commencement.
          (Failing which a late fee of Rs. 10/- per day will be charged till four weeks).

•         Students  failing to pay the fee within the grace period of 4 weeks will not be allowed to seat in the class.
 
TU EXAMINATION FEE :
All applicable examination fees, determined by Tribhuvan University, must be paid before each semester examinations.
 
OTHER CHARGES :
Cost for trips, sport events, cultural function etc. shall be calculated and collected on a pro-rata basis from the students at the time of event. Note: Incase of accidents and injuries inflicted upon the students, the academy will provide First Aid treatment  as available at the academy.
 
UNIFORM :
i.   White Shirt           
ii.  Blue Trousers/Skirt
iii.  Blue Blazer           
iv. Tie
v.  Black Shoes           
vi. Blue Socks
 
Note: To maintain the standard, all uniforms must be stitched at the tailor appointed by the academy. The cost of uniform and journals are extra.