The MTA Department has a mission of becoming one of the outstanding Academic Institution imparting professional Tourism Knowledgee and being a major course of gearing Tourism professionals to serve in the Industry within the country. Through dedicated teaching, training, projects and developing a resource base on tourism, the Department aims to make Tourism education a technical and employment-oriented field of study.
The Vocational Studies (Tourism) department has a mission of becoming one of the outstanding Academic Institution imparting professional Tourism knowledge and being a major study centre for producing tourism professionals to serve in the industry within the country and overseas, through dedicated teaching, training, project work and development of resource base on tourism. Further the Department aims to make tourism education a technical and employment-oriented field of study with the ultimate motive of developing entrepreneurs in the field of tourism
Ever since its inception in1992 the Institute has organized several International and national Conferences and workshops. Every year in September the Department organizes weekly celebrations to commemorate the World Tourism Day on 27th September. The Department has started its own International Research Journal ‘Tourism Development Journal’, published annually. The department has produced about 15 PhDs and many JRF and NET/SET qualifying students.