Monday, 7 January 2013

IITTM Tourism Guide Training Program

The Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, offers a unique training guide to individuals who wish to pursue a career as general guides for tourists. IITTM is an organisation of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. This IITTM regional level guide training program is for Northern, Southern, Western & Central, Eastern and North Eastern regions of India.
Details of IITTM regional level tourist general guide training program

Duration of the training program: 26 weeks

Requirement of Tourism General Guides in India
1. Northern Region: 180
  • States: Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
  • Union Territory: Chandigarh.
2. Southern Region: 25
  • States: Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala
  • Union Territories: Pondicherry, Lakshwadeep
3. Western & Central Region: 32
  • States: Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa
  • Union Territories: Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
4. Eastern Region: 15
  • States:  West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa
  • Union Territory: Andaman & Nicobar Islands
5. North Eastern Region: 25
  • States: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura

Eligibility Requirements for IITTM Tourist Guide Training Program
1. You should be of at least 20 years of age and fulfil all eligibility conditions on ore before January 6th 2013.
2. Fulfillment of minimum eligibility does not guarantee admission.

Fees: Althought the tourist guide training program is supported by the Ministry of  Tourism, Govt. of India, you have to pay a training fee of Rs.25,000/-.

How to apply for IITTM Tourism Guide Training Program
1. The application form, admission notification and admission guidelines for the selection and grant of guide license to Regional Level Tourist Guides (RLG)-2011 can be downloaded from the official website: www.iittm.org

2. You completed application must be sent along with a demand draft of Rs. 500/- in favour of Director-IITTM, payable at Gwalior to:
Chairman (Admissions) IITTM
Govidpuri,
Gwalior - 474011
Madhya Pradesh

3. You must send the application form and DD latest by April 29th, 2013. Put them in an envelope superscripted as RLGTP-General Guides.

Important Notes:
1. Incomplete and/or later delivered applications will be rejected.

2. You must go through and understand the guidelines for selection and grant of the guide license to Regional Level Tourist Guides (RLG)-2011 and the Amendments in Guidelines of 2011 for selection and training of RLG, including all terms and conditions, before applying.

3. If you have already applied in response to earlier advt. of January 2013, you need not apply again.

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Contact Information for IITTM Tourism General Guides Training Program
Chairman (Admissions) IITTM
Govidpuri,
Gwalior - 474011
Madhya Pradesh
Ph: 0751-2345821 / 2437300 / Fax: 0751-2344054
Website: www.iittm.org