BBA in Ports & Terminal Management

The Program gives students a thorough knowledge and understanding of Port and Terminal Management. It also develops relevant communication skills related to the sector. BBA in Ports & Terminal Management is three year program focused on the preparing students for Managerial roles in this sector.

The Program will make the student understand the role of ports in international trade and transport and how ports can benefit or detract from the economic development of countries and their sea-borne trade, understand the effect of globalisation on port choice and how changes in logistics and distribution patterns influence the development or decline of ports, understand the geographic reasons for port location and the extent to which this may depend on the nature of their hinterland and natural resources. The different types of ports and access to ports (natural, manmade, river, estuary) and the diversity of specialist port operations, the enhanced role of ports in a through transport context – hub ports, feeder/transhipment ports, intermodal interfaces will also be covered. The curriculum will also discuss the role of national, regional local government in port provision, the different forms of the ownership structure of ports and of port services; public/private, landlord only, full or part service provider, terminal facilities within ports and the use of Free Port/Free Trade Zones as an economics tool.

Program Structure

Principles of Management Business Environment in port and shipping
Basics of Economics
Basics of Multi-Modal Transport
Basic of ShippingInland Waterways
Business ComputingIntroduction to port
Basic of Logistics Management Maritime Law- I
Basics of AccountingCommunication Skills-I
Communication Skills-I Internship I
IDSC TALENT SKILLSEnvironmental Studies
Minor Ports of IndiaMaritime Laws -II
Business Organization in Maritime sector Advance Port Management
Management of shipping agencyAdvance Shipping Management
Operations of container terminal
Management of CFS
Import-Export Management Operations of terminals-I
Customs Clearing and Freight Forwarding
Personal Enhancement skills-II
Personal Enhancement
Disaster Management(Non Credit)
Management of ICD Port Project Management -On Line
Financial Aspectus of the PortsConnectivity of Ports -On Line
Marketing in Port and Shipping Internship for 6 month
Warehouse Management
Operations of Terminals-II
International Logistics
Professional Competency Skill –I

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The students will be trained on latest soft wares and technologies in vogue in the Ports & Terminal Management Sector. SAP Module for Logistics, Supply Chain and Ports Management will form an integral part of the student’s training.

Three Years

  • Passed XII (10+2) or equivalent course in any discipline from any recognized Board/Council/University with minimum 50% marks for general (open) category and 45% marks for students of reserved category. and
  • Candidates are selected based on Personal interview conducted by the University.

While deciding the eligibility of the Candidates following procedure shall be adopted -
(a) 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.

(b) 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.

A candidate who has completed XII (10+2) or equivalent examination from any Foreign Board must obtain an equivalent certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). All foreign qualifications need to be verified from Association of Indian Universities (AIU) by the candidate before seeking provisional admission to any program of Symbiosis Skills & Open University (SSOU). In order to promote international understanding between Indian and Foreign students, SSOU has reserved 5% seats for NRIs/International students in every division.

Fees Structure For Indian and International Students

Program FeesAmount in INRPayment Terms
Academic Fees (Note 1)INR 2,30,000/- per yearInstalment 1 (Payable on Admission) INR 1,20,500/-
Instalment 2 (Payable by 30/11/2019) INR 1,15,000/-
Medical Fees (Non-Refundable)INR 5,500/-
Caution Money (Refundable)INR 10,000/- (Refundable)Refundable University Caution Money to be paid at the time of admission
Hostel & Mess Fees (Note 2)
- 2 Seater Non AC RoomINR 1,70,000/-Hostel + Mess Fees to be paid at the time of admission
Hostel Caution Money (Refundable)INR 10,000/- (Refundable)Refundable Hostel Caution Money to be paid at the time of admission

NOTE:- *Hostel is optional for Under graduation students.

Note 1 - Academic Fees includes Tuition fees, Regular exam fees, Library books & e-journals, Laboratory fees , Practical and Skills Journal. These fees are refundable according to UGC policy. Backlog Exam Fee shall be charged separately. Medical Fees of Rs. 5500/- for basic medical facilities on campus are Non-Refundable.

Note 2 -

  • Hostel & Mess Fees include Hostel Stay and Mess/Dining charges.
  • Laundry facility is available to student on payment basis.

Note 3 -

  • Academic fees shall be increased up to 15% each year as per the University policies during the period of the program at the discretion of the Management.
  • Revised fees will be applicable to new and existing students.

Other Notes-

  • In case a crash course is conducted, a separate fee between Rs.5,000 to Rs.10,000 will be charged. The same shall be notified separately.
  • Nominal fees of Rs.500/- is charged for every non-credit mandatory IDSC course per student.
  • Education loan facility available from nationalised banks.
  • Pay per use bus service for city trip for hostel students @ Rs. 100/- per trip (to & fro).

Discretionary Quota
5% Seats are reserved as Discretionary Quota Seats. Only students with high academic record are considered for Discretionary Quota Seats. The fees for Discretionary Quota Seats will be double the Academic fees for Indian Students to be paid to the University.

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