MBA Port & Shipping Management

Transportation is an industry that’s incredibly influential to the growth of India’s economy, and one of the significant aspects that has contributed to this growing influence is the field of shipping.

This MBA program specialises in Port Shipping Management and is specifically designed to develop the managerial skills required to combat the pressing challenges in the shipping industry. Students will figure out the optimum way to identify and manage the various developmental and operational needs of this port and allied infrastructure.


Duration: 2 years



  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher &Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  • Graduation with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.

Career Prospects

  • Port Operations
  • Container Yard Management
  • Chartering Management
  • Agency & Brokerage Management
  • Port Planning & Development
Intake : 20 Seats
Semester I Semester II


  • Economics & Management Decisions
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Business Communication
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Operations & Materials Management,
  • Principles & Practices of Management

Domain Course

  • Port & Terminal Management
  • International Maritime  Transport

Domain Taiolred Course

  • IT Applications in Port & Shipping
  • Port & Shipping Industry Accounting


  • Marketing Management
  • Research Methodology & App. Statistics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Executive Communication Pro

Domain Course

  • Maritime Economics
  • Liner & Multimodel Transportt Management
  • Ship Brokering & Chartering

Domain Tailored Rank

  • Port & Shipping Financial Management

Program Elective I

Open Elective I



  • Industrial Visit
Semester III Semester IV


  • Strategic Management
  • Econometrics
  • Executive Communication Pro

Domain Course

  • Port Planning
  • Ship Agency Management
  • Bunkering Management
  • International Trade Operations & Documentation
  • Project Management & Contract Administration
Open Elective II

Program Elective II

Program Electives I, II

  • Crew Management
  • Marketing of Shipping Services
  • Supply Chain & Logistics for Port & Ship
  • Maritime Enterprise Management
  • Marine Insurance 


  • Dissertation – I
  • Summer Internship


Domain Couses

  • Customer Relationship Management
Domain Course
  • Marine Insurance and Law
  • Maritime Insurance and Law


  • Dissertation – II

MBA admissions through UPESMET 

Admissions through UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET )
Candidates who have minimum 50% marks in Class 10th and Class 12th and in graduation, can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET) 2019

Schedule for UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT)

Name of Program Last Date to Apply Exam Date Mode of Exam

21 Jan 2019

27 Jan to 29 Jan 2019 Online

The University reserves the right to make any changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake, and academic regulations. They also reserve the right to change the location of the test at any time without specifying any reason or prior notice. The said change applies to both prospective and enrolled students.

Scheme of Tests

Sections No.of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 35
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 35
General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario 35
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 35
Total no. of Questions 140

The University reserves the right to make changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake and academic regulations or change of location at any time without assigning any reason or prior notice. The said change may apply not only to prospective students but also to those who are already enrolled with the University.


MBA admissions through National Level Tests

If you fulfill our eligibility criteria (Minimum 50 % marks in class 10th and 12th, as well as in graduation - Appeared but Result awaited can also apply) and have any of the following test scores:

  • Sept MAT 2018/December MAT 2018 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • Feb MAT 2019/ May MAT 2019 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • CMAT 2019 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • XAT 2019/CAT 2018 score of minimum 75 percentile
  • NMAT 2018 score of minimum 140
  • GMAT Scores

** Upto 50% seats shall be filled through National Level Tests category. In case candidates for such seats are not available, UPES has the right to fill these seats through UPES Entrance Test. University also reserves the right to conduct further physical (paper pencil test) for admission post March ' 2019

** University reserves the right to change the Test Date or cancel the Test .University also reserves thr right to conduct further physical (pen/paper) test post administration of the March ' 2019 Test.

Reservation of Seats

For bonafide Uttarakhand resident candidates: 15% of the seats in all programs will be reserved for residents of Uttarakhand, subject to the "Sthai Niwas Praman Patra certificate." However, if these seats remain unfilled by the stipulated date in the category mentioned above, then the same shall be treated as unreserved.

Note:. Candidates applying under this category would be required to produce the original “Sthai Niwas Praman Patra” during the day of admission, failing which their candidature shall stand cancelled.

Fee structure for the academic year 2018 - 20

1st Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
206,630 68,870 275,500
2nd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
206,630 68,870 275,500
3rd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
227,250 75,750 303,000
4th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
227,250 75,750 303,000


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