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Can you give me admission process for Master of Tourism Administration (MTA) course offered by Himachal Pradesh University ?

Here I am giving you admission process for Master of Tourism Administration (MTA) course offered by Himachal Pradesh University in a PDF file attached with it ..

Master of Tourism Administration (MTA)
Minimum Eligibility for Admission: -

The Institute handles admission of students to MTA postgraduate degree programme:
The Most modern techniques of participative learning are used during the programmes of study,
which normally are divided in four semesters, On-The-Job Training in Industry. In addition field-trips
land empirical studies are compulsory components of the various programmes.
A judicious blend of international and external evolution in examination and training makes this
management development exercise a rewarding experience for the participants.
The Curriculum of programmes has been designed with the objective of developing technical, human
analytical and conceptual skills among the students in the field of Tourism offering specialisation in
various fields, which students may adopt, further enriches the knowledge of different functional areas
of Travel Industry and hospitality.
The course curriculum focuses on infusing problem solving abilities amongst the students. It enables
them to aptly scan the opportunities and challenges emerging in the business environment. Seminars,
Conferences are organised to expose students to the developments in the microenvironment All
through the course, and interdisciplinary exposure of the participants to various behavioural sciences
is encouraged. Modern electronic data processing facilities are available in the computer centre in the
campus. The University's library is connected with INFLIBENT, which keeps students abreast with the
latest literature in the academic world.
Number of Seats:
Institute admits 40 students for MTA course. Out of these 20 seats are under Subsidized Category
and 20 seats are under Non Subsidised category. In addition, Supernumerary seats are also reserved
for In-Service Candidates.

Minimum Eligibility for Admission: -
For this course, minimum eligibility requirements are as follows:
Any first bachelor's degree of a University, Established by law in India with at least 50% marks (With
45% marks in the case of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe Candidates) The students who are
appearing for their final bachelor degree examination in 2008 shall be allowed to appear in the
entrance test but their final admission is subject to their satisfying the above said eligibility condition.

Age Limit
Except for Non Subsidised candidates/ students and serving personnel, the maximum age limit for all
PG course is 26 years for boys and 28 for girl students on 1st July of the year concerned., provided
that in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the upper age limit
will be raised to 29 years (for boys and girls both).
Provided however that the Vice-Chancellor shall have the power to permit the age relaxation for
reasons to be recorded in writing up to a maximum of six months. Provided further that age bar shall
not apply in the case of in-service candidates/students and the state/government of India nominees.
Admission Process
The admission is based on competitive examination which comprises of application ratings, Written
Test (Objective Type having Multiple Choice Questions), Group Discussion and personal interviews.
The performance in the Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interviews and application rating will be
the criteria for admitting the students.
The candidates for non subsidised seats compete among themselves. So is the case with the
subsidised seats. The test will be conducted at Shimla. The weightage assigned in computing merit is
as follows:

The written test is also used screening the candidates for group discussion and interview. Normally,
three candidates for each seat are called on the basis of written test for further processing for

1. Application
Rating 30 marks.
(10 marks each for ten, plus two (10+2) and plus three (+3) levels on the basis of percentage scored
in the examination)
2. Written Test 50 marks
3. Group Discussion 10 marks
4. Interview 10 Marks
Total 100 marks
Note: The written test/Entrance test will consist of 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) relating to
General Knowledge (General and Tourism Based), English, Reasoning, Quantitative and Data
Reservation in Subsidized Category seats.
Admission to all the course except for non subsidised shall be subjected to the following conditions.
(a) 15% and 7.5% seats shall be reserved for SC and ST candidates respectively, who have passed
their qualifying examination from Himachal Pradesh University of Himachal Pradesh Krishi
Vishwavidayalya , Palampur Kangra, HP or Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture Forestry, Nauni,
Solan, H.P.
(b) The remaining 77.5% seats shall be filled as under:
(i) 25% of the seats for admission shall be open for all the candidates irrespective of the Institution
from where they have passed their qualifying examination
(ii) 75% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates, who have passed their qualifying
examination from Himachal Pradesh University of Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidayalya ,
Palampur Kangra, HP or Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture Forestry subject to the following

(A) 5% of the seats shall be reserved for outstanding and sportsmen/women.
(B) 5% of the seats shall be reserved for outstanding cultural activists.
(C) 3% of the seats shall be reserved for physically handicapped candidate.
(D) Provided, however that the minimum eligibility for admission to a course in case of SC/ST will be
5% lower than the eligibility conditions for other students
(c)Provided further that the candidates seeking admission to MTA course, having passed +2 or
equivalent examination from the institutions located within the territorial jurisdiction of Himachal
Pradesh, with a degree in Engineering from and Institution outside the State, shall also be considered
under categories provided in clause (A) and (B) above.
(d) Provided further that in addition, two supernumerary seats shall be reserved for outstanding inservice
personnel functioning in the tourism sector. The Organisations eligible for sponsoring such
candidates shall be various Airlines Government/Semi Governmental Tourism Promotion
Corporations; Travel Agencies registered with the appropriate authorities and hospitality
establishments like Hotels, Motels, Resorts etc.
The candidates to be admitted against these supernumerary seats should have their "No Objection
Certificate" from the organisation and must have completed a minimum of three years of service. The
candidates applying for these two supernumerary seats would have to appear in competitive
admission examination process and will be required to compete among themselves.
The roster of admission showing reservations of various categories shall be used as per the H.P.
University rules. (Which was made applicable from the session 1995-96).

Last edited by Aakashd; February 26th, 2020 at 10:36 AM.
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