A PhD in Tourism & Hospitality is an advanced academic program designed to cultivate expertise in research, strategic management, and policy development within the tourism and hospitality sectors. Spanning several years of intensive study and research, the curriculum delves into areas such as destination management, tourism economics, sustainable tourism practices, consumer behaviour, and hospitality innovation. Students engage in rigorous research projects, publish scholarly papers, and collaborate with industry professionals to contribute new knowledge to the field. Graduates of this program are well-prepared for careers as researchers, professors, consultants, and policymakers in academia, government agencies, international organizations, and private sector enterprises. They play pivotal roles in shaping the future of tourism and hospitality through leadership, innovation, and sustainable practices, addressing global challenges and opportunities in the dynamic tourism industry.

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Eligibility Criteria

1Candidates must have a Master's degree in Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Hotel Administration, or a related field from a recognized university.
2Candidates are required to have a minimum aggregate score of 55% or equivalent in their Master's degree.
3UGC NET, CSIR NET/SET qualified candidates will be highly preferred.
4Shortlisted candidates may need to appear for a personal interview or group discussion as part of the selection process.
5Candidates are usually required to submit a detailed Research Proposal.

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