Indira Gandhi National Open University (Ignou) has opened admissions for its master’s, bachelor’s, PG diploma and diploma programmes in tourism.
The School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management of Ignou is offering master’s of arts in tourism management, bachelor of arts in tourism studies and diploma in tourism studies.
The School of Translation Studies and Training is also inviting applications for its MA in translation studies programme which is aimed at familiarise learners with the theory and practices of translation. This programme consists of 12 courses and a major project comprising the practical component.
Eligibility for this programme is graduate in any discipline with adequate knowledge of Hindi and English. The medium of instruction is Hindi and the duration is two years. The school works closely in the areas of skill upgrading and skill building in translation among Indian languages, and developing translation pedagogy. It constantly strives to integrate teaching-learning with research and training in the field of translation.
The last date for application is August 17, 2015. Candidates can apply with a late fee of Rs. 300 by August 31. Student’s handbook and prospectus are available at all regional centres or study centres of the university which can be obtained in person on payment of Rs. 200. All other details are available at the university’s website.