In today’s world, management of Ports and Terminals provides a thrilling challenge, thanks to the use of advanced technologies and techniques. Due to the challenging demands of global businesses that use these ports and terminals, and the lucrative rewards, the sector has become very popular, as a career choice not just in India, but has great potential in foreign countries too. According to the Ministry of Shipping, around 95 per cent of India's trading by volume and 70 per cent by value is done through maritime transport.

In keeping with the pressures of competition and fast pace at which business is conducted today, skilled management of the logistics and supply chains play an important role in giving a winning edge to companies. Well qualified professionals are much in demand and can look forward to well paid careers.

*Source:https://www.ibef.org/industry/ports-india- shipping.aspx

BBA in Ports and Terminal Management
  • An overview of the overall port's activities and maritime transport.

  • The programs are designed to equip the aspiring manager with the essential management skills required for meeting the challenges of the ever-growing shipping industry.

  • Students will learn and be able to manage the various development and operational needs of ports and allied infrastructure.

  • Individual activity fits within and affects the entire spectrum of operational and commercial activities running in the complex interface of maritime transport.

BBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • The methodology followed is class room training and practical exposure in the industry.

  • The program covers concepts in logistics and supply chain, warehouse management, 3PL and 4PL logistics, latest practices from industry, procurement, negotiations, port centric logistics and warehousing etc.

  • Prepares students for leadership roles.

  • The students will be exposed to the practical decision making aspect in the industry.


Passed XII (10+2) or equivalent course in any discipline from any recognised Board/Council/University with minimum 50% marks for general (open) category and 45% marks for students of reserved category.

While deciding the eligibility of the Candidates following procedure shall be adopted -

  • The percentage of marks shall be calculated by rounding off to nearest integer. i.e. if the percentage of marks comes out to be 44.50% to 44.99% then it shall be rounded to 45% and if the percentage of marks comes out to be 44.01% to 44.49% shall be rounded to 44% for deciding the eligibility.

  • In case the maximum marks in an individual subject is other than 100, the marks will be converted out of 100 for individual subject without rounding, If sum of the converted marks of individual subjects without rounding off works out to be a figure with fraction then fraction up to two decimal places shall only be considered for calculation of percentage of marks considering maximum marks as 300 and, If the percentage comes in fraction, then rounding off shall be done as above to decide the eligibility.

Symbiosis Skills and Open University (SSOU), Pune