Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies, also known as KITTS, Kerala was established in 1988 and is a vibrant centre to help one in establishing a career in the travel world. It is an autonomous institute under the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala. It conducts numerous courses and training programs for both aspirants and existing professionals of the tourism industry. KITTS is affiliated to the University of Kerala and is approved by AICTE.
The institute is located in a lush green environment and provides a serene atmosphere to the students. It includes all modern facilities including advanced technologies for imparting quality education, training, and research in the field of travel and tourism. It has well-built classrooms, well-furnished air-conditioned conference hall, an Information Technology lab, canteen serving hygienic and delicious food items as refreshments and a computerized library with 7000 books on management, travel, tourism, culture and other fields related to hospitality. In addition to this, it also provides residential facility for girls, within the campus and a well-maintained research centre for research on topics related to travel and tourism.
It offers various courses at an undergraduate and postgraduate level along with diploma courses, certificate courses, and research programs. This makes it a fully-fledged institution contributing to the hospitality sector. Among many other popular courses, BBA (tourism management), an undergraduate level course is pursued by throngs. The details of which are mentioned below.
Faculty and Staff
The institute employs dedicated and responsible faculty members with expertise in areas such as information technology, even undergraduate-level enable tourism, etc. The faculty provides both theoretical as well as practical knowledge, which helps students in doing better at professional jobs, and aces their chances of early placements. The students are also trained through internships.
- Aspiring candidates must register themselves on the college website and fill the application form in all respects.
- The candidate will be selected based on his/her marks in 10+2. The decision of the selection committee stands final.
- A candidate is supposed to qualify in the 10+2 examination from a recognized board with at least 45% of marks.
- A candidate may belong to any stream.