MBA in Logistics Management

  • course years 2 Years
  • type of course Post Graduate
  • course stream Management
  • course type Full Time

MBA in Logistics is a 2-year comprehensive postgraduate management program designed to match the skill set requirements of a broad spectrum of fast-moving business sectors. The diverse business domains of the Logistics Management program include inventory and transportation services, industrial supply and chain management, the e-commerce industry, and many more fast-growing industries. 

Logistics serves as a prominent department in many industrial and business domains ensuring the regulation of the flow of materials, services, cash, and products from the point of origin to the point of consumption in a structured manner. Product distribution, supply chain, inventory control, transportation management, and customer service are among the topics covered in the course. The course curriculum’s main goal is to teach students about the entire cycle of product distribution from supplier to buyer.

Course Highlights

Degree NameMBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Degree TypePostgraduate
Degree Duration2 year
ModeFull-Time or Distance
Examination schemeSemester System
Eligibility CriteriaBachelor’s degree in any specialization
Admission ProcessDirect admission and based on the entrance examination
Course Fee INR 90,000 to 5,00,000/ year
Fees for the entire durationRs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,00,000
Average Starting SalaryRs. 15,00,000 LPA
Top recruitersHDFC, TCS, DELL, Flipkart, Amazon, Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Anchor Electricals, Biomax Fuels Ltd., Accenture, Nokia, Toyota, Proctor, and Gamble, ACG Infotech, Black soft, L&T Ltd, Coca-Cola, Cadbury, Transocean Express Logistics, Safexpress, Nestle, Biomax Fuels, DTDC
Job profilesSupply Chain Manager, Logistic Manager

Why MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management?

(I). MBA in logistics and supply chain management is a PG-level management course for students who are interested in administrating the movement of logistics across various channels. The duration of the course is 2 years and the candidate needs to beat at least a graduate in any stream by 40-50%.
(ii). A graduate of logistics and supply management usually takes care of the production process, warehouse, procurement of raw materials, transport, and networking of other organizations involves in the market.
(iii). The starting fee for this course is around Rs 3 Lakhs, varying for different institutes. Students who cannot pursue regular higher education can go for Distance MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain management.
(iv). Graduates of this degree get to work in all kinds of manufacturing industries from food production to good production. Examples are the Soft drink industry, Car manufacturing, Watches, Bakeries, etc.
(v). Since the job requires the candidate to plan, track and control the logistics movement, it involves both indoor and outdoor work.
(2). Admission Process

Students may learn more about the MBA application process by looking it up on the internet. The student’s grades on regular admission tests determine whether or not they are admitted to the MBA in Logistics Management program. Many other deemed institutions and private colleges also administer university-level admission tests.

(i). National-level exams are often exclusively available through online portals. Online and offline applications are available for private colleges and deemed universities. After that, there is an admission exam, a group discussion, and a personal interview.

(ii). Students are invited to a counseling session after receiving their entrance exam cut-off results. The overall weightage obtained by a student in the entrance exam, personal interview/group discussion, and academic achievement is used to determine admission.

Eligibility Criteria

MBA Logistics Management eligibility criteria require a minimum of 45%–50% academic aggregate in any bachelor's degree (10+2+3) of any discipline from a reputed college or university. Students must have scored a minimum of 80-90 cut-off in any standard entrance exams for admission into the MBA Logistics Management course.
(i). Depending on the institute, there are different requirements for enrolling in an MBA in Logistics Management program. People who have completed their bachelor's degree and want to continue their studies can enroll in an MBA in Logistics Management program offered by a variety of management universities.
(ii). Students must get a bachelor's degree in any field. Students who have finished their BBA and want to pursue an MBA in logistics management can also take this course.
(iii). Candidates must pass entrance exams to pursue MBA in Logistics Management.

Types of MBA Logistics Management Courses
Aspirants can pursue the course in full-time or part-time mode. Below are the types of MBA Logistics Management  courses in detail:

(1). Full-Time MBA Logistics Management
A two-year, full-time MBA program in Logistics Management is available. Practical knowledge is more important than theoretical understanding in this line of work. A full-time course provides the benefit of allowing students to connect closely with teachers and other students, thus expanding their exposure, experience, and knowledge.

(2). Part-Time MBA Logistics Management
There is a part-time MBA program in Logistics Management. In this line of business, practical expertise supersedes theoretical comprehension. The advantage of a part-time MBA is, it allows candidate flexibility to work while studying.

(3). Distance MBA Logistics Management
The two to three-year online MBA program is now complete. Distance learning is the best choice for pursuing an MBA in Logistics Management after receiving a bachelor's degree but lacking the time to attend conventional classes.

Admission Process
For admission to any of the premier institutes in the country offering an MBA in Logistics, candidates are advised to prepare much in advance. Most reputed management institutes in India accept eligible CAT, XAT, MAT, ATMA, JMET, etc. scores to screen deserving candidates for admission.
Some private and tier-2 institutes carry out their own entrance tests for the course.
Direct Admission
Eligible students can also get direct admission to the course under the provision made through the management quota.

Apply For the Course
Generally, national-level exams can be applied only through online portals. Private institutions or deemed universities have online applications as well as offline applications. Then the selection flows with an entrance test, group discussion, and personal interview.

Accepted Entrance Exams
Skills Required
Communication Skills
Business Knowledge
Interpersonal Skills
Strategic thinking
Leadership Skills
Organizing skills
Computer science (Software/Hardware)
Time management
Critical thinking and collaboration
Instant thought process
Analytical thinking
Client relationship management
Selection Criteria
After getting entrance exam cut-off scores, students are called for a counseling session. The admission is based on the total weightage secured by a student in the entrance exam, personal interview/group discussion, and academic performance.
Fees Structure
Top business institutions in India offer MBA programs in logistics management. The cost of an MBA in Logistics Management varies between INR 3 and INR 24 lakhs. Here are the top five college fee structures:

Total Fees Structure
Indian Institute of Management, IIM, Lucknow
INR 23 Lakhs
Indian Institute of Management, IIM, Bengaluru
INR 23 Lakhs
Indian Institute of Management, IIM, Ahmedabad
INR 23 Lakhs
Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Kharagpur
INR 23 Lakhs
Indian Institute of Management, IIM, Kolkata
INR 23 Lakhs

MBA Logistics Management Course Comparison

Strategic Business Administration, analytical work Business Administration and logistics and operation are some aspects that are covered in the MBA Logistics Management curriculum. The table that follows compares extra courses to the MBA Logistics Management program.

MBA Logistics Management v/s MBA Logistics and Supply Chain Management

CourseMBA Logistics ManagementMBA Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Full-FormMaster of Business Administration Logistics Management Master of Business Administration Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Duration2 Years2 Years
EligibilityBBA or Bachelor’s in relevant field with 50% total aggregateBBA or Bachelor’s in relevant field with 50% total aggregate
Top Colleges IIFT, Amity University, JMI, LPULPU, DY Patil University, BML Munjal University
FeesINR 1.5 - 16 LPAINR 50,000 - 3 LPA
Top Colleges
MBA in Shipping and Logistics is a great course for a freshman fascinated by cargo management. It generates skillful specialists for managerial roles in ports and shipping enterprises. Assembled here is a list of the top institutes in India offering an MBA in Logistics with their respective locations and fees charged by each.

Name of InstituteCityAverage Fee
The University of Petroleum and EnergyDehradunINR 375,760
ILAMDelhi/ NCRINR 200,000
NITIEMumbaiINR 3,26,000
ISBHyderabadINR 30,25,750
IIMBangaloreINR 10,00,000
Indian Institute of LogisticsKochiINR 154,000
Indian Institute of LogisticsChennaiINR 154,000
Top Government & Private MBA Logistics Management Colleges in India
Government Colleges that offer MBA are affordable and cater to the economically backward and financially despondent section of society. 
Numerous prestigious universities in private universities offer a range of MBA programs. Multiple famous schools and universities are located throughout the country.
Here is a table of government & Private colleges offering MBA Logistics Management:
Type of CollegeName of CollegeFee Structure (Entire Course)
GovernmentIIM Udaipur - Indian Institute of ManagementRs. 1,633,000
Alagappa University, KaraikudiRs. 80,300
Indian Maritime University, Kochi CampusRs. 400,000
Indian Maritime University, Kolkata CampusRs. 4,00,000
Academy of Maritime Education and Training, KanathurNA
Tamil Nadu Open University, ChennaiRs. 24,000
University College of Engineering Bharathidasan Institute of Technology Campus Anna University, TiruchirappalliRs. 74,960
Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras, ChennaiNA
PrivatePresidency University, BangaloreRs. 601,000
School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, DehradunNA
Amity Business School, NoidaRs. 1,482,000
School of Management, Dr. DY Patil University, Navi MumbaiRs. 840,000
Indian Institute of Logistics, ChennaiRs. 430,350
GITAM Institute of Management, VisakhapatnamRs. 720,000
Sharda University, Greater NoidaRs. 543,634
Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, PhagwaraRs. 602,000
Indian Maritime University, Kochi CampusRs. 400,000
Integral University, LucknowRs. 360,000

Below is a list of some of the reputed b-schools in India offering MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management courses:

CollegeAdmission CriteriaFeesPlacements
Chitkara UniversityThe candidate should have scored at least 50% in his/her graduate degree. The scores of CAT/MAT/NMAT/XAT/CMAT were followed by GD and PI.Rs 2,50,000N/A
Institute of Logistics and Aviation Management (ILAM)The eligibility criterion for a student is 55% in their graduation in Commerce, Statistics, Maths, Science, and Economics.Rs 2,50,000The average package would be around 15 lakhs.
UPES University, Dehradun The admissions will be done through an entrance test called UPESMET. Or One can also secure a seat on this campus through national-level management exams like XAT, CAT, etc.Rs 6,00,000The average salary will be around Rs 7 lakhs per year.
DIT UniversityAt least 50% in graduation. Scores of CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/DUET, followed by GD & PIRs 7,12,000N/A
Lovely Professional UniversityAt least 50% in graduation (45% for northeast candidates/defense personnel/ wards of Kashmiri migrants). Scores of LPUNEST/CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT followed by an interview.Rs. 4,80,000N/A
Job & Placements

Top Recruiters
Major recruiters include manufacturers and suppliers of any kind of product. Some kind of service sectors also hires people with an MBA degree in logistics and supply chain management.

Biomax Fuels Ltd.
Proctor and Gamble
Army & Navy
Larsen and Toubro Ltd.
Anchor Electricals

Employment Areas

Inventory Control Units
Colleges & Universities
Freight & Transportation Companies
Process Management Units
Warehousing & Distribution Units
Vendor Development Units

Job Types

Teacher & Professor
Manager & Director
Material Manager
Sale-purchase Assist. Manager
Assistant Manager
Logistic Trainee
Hotel and Catering Manager
Head of Supply
Executive Director & Head

Listed here are some of the popular job positions offered to successful postgraduates of the discipline with the corresponding job descriptions and salaries offered.

Job PositionJob DescriptionAverage Annual Salary in INR
Logistic ManagersResponsible for completing supply chain operations, planning, and forecasting for clients and companies.Entry level: 3,50,000 – 4,50,000
Warehouse Operation ManagerResponsible for handling commercial and industrial distribution centers and managing warehouse facilitation costs.Entry level: 1,80,000 – 3,50,000
Purchasing ManagerResponsible for all sale and purchase activities of the company, selecting suppliers, identifying global resources, and managing relationships with the clients are key responsibilities.Entry level: 2,90,000 – 4,60,000
Logistics ConsultantResponsible for improving business performance through IT, business intelligence, and strategic planning.Entry level: 2,50,000 – 4,50,000
Expected salary after MBA in Logistics Management
Experienced professionals earn up to Rs 21 lakhs per annum with this degree. The average salary offered to a fresher with 1 to 4 years of experience in logistics and supply chain Management is Rs 6,25,000 annually.
The salary increases to Rs 10,00,000 and above annually for a person with 5 to 9 years of work experience. The better you prove yourself the better payment you would get. It is a good job as it includes challenges that make your job interesting and exciting every day.

Level of Experience
Average Salary (per annum)
Above 5 years
Rs. 30,00,000
1 - 3 years
Rs. 20,00,000
0 - 1 year
Rs. 10,00,000

Career/ Scope
The advancements in science and technology have led to the global expansion of business thus increasing the complexity in various sectors. With growing demands in supply chain architecture trained business professionals in the discipline of Logistics Management can provide:
(I). Ultimate time-driven solutions to overcome the complexities of business 
(ii). Rectify the inefficiencies involved in logistics and supply chain management 
(iii). Proceed towards profitability. 
Logistics Management is an integral part of Supply Chain Management and manages a structured flow of perceptible items including food, equipment, materials ranging from raw materials to finished products of various industries, and imperceptible items like time and information on the supplier as well as the customer’s side. A Management course in Business with a specialization in Logistics provides a strong foundation for students interested in careers in Distribution, Operations Management, Transportation, Marketing, and Procurement.
Career Options after MBA Logistics Management
MBA Logistics Management graduates get placed in many departments like finance, education, banking, airports, transport, hospitality, government, healthcare, etc. Job roles for MBA Logistics Management course:

Shipments Manager
Commercial manager
Business Manager
Logistics Manager
Client Service Executive
Human Resource
Supply chain planner
Logistic Coordinator
Operations Manager
Operations Manager
Procurement Specialist
Project Management Director
Supply Chain Analyst
Executive Assistant
Purchasing Manager
Supply Chain Manager
Scope of MBA in Logistics Management
India's logistics market is developing. It is a broad area with several possibilities for skilled and motivated management trainees both in India and overseas. As the number of retail and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) enterprises in India increases, so does the demand for MBA in Logistics Management.

Students pursuing an MBA in Logistics Management can pursue a Ph.D. in the same discipline, such as Logistics Management or Supply Chain Management. Students will be able to broaden their knowledge even further as they pursue higher-paying employment.
Scope of Higher Education after MBA in Logistics
Graduates can pursue a second MBA, an Executive MBA, or a doctorate in logistics management. Students can take research and development classes or work in any firm’s research and development department to improve their abilities while also raising the productivity of the company. Of course, following an MBA in Logistics Management, applicants may accomplish the following:

SAP Course
Personality Development Course
Financial Risk Manager Exam
NSE’s Certification in Financial Markets
Research in Logistics Management
Chartered Financial Analyst
Project Management Professional
M.Tech in Logistics Management
ISB Certificate Program in Business Analytics

(1). What is BBA logistics?
Ans: The Bachelor of Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a three-year undergraduate program that teaches students the basics of logistics and supply chain business processes.

(2). When will the registration process start in India?
Ans: The registration process has been postponed due to covid-19 pandemic. The updated notifications will be rolled out soon.

(3). What can be the options to opt for an MBA in logistics and supply chain management?
Ans: There are many options you can opt for as an analyst, consultant, warehouse operations manager, fulfillment supervisor, expeditor, shipping coordinator, export executive, etc.

(4). Is MBA in logistics and supply chain management worth it?
Ans. MBA in logistics and supply chain management is a dynamic industry that has a wide range of scope. It is worth both the cost and time. The dynamic industry as the occurring of changes rapidly and there is an increase in job opportunities.

(5).  What are the skills required for an MBA in Logistics Management?
Ans: Communication Skills, Strategic thinking, Organising skills, Leadership Skills, Business Knowledge, and Interpersonal Skills are some of the skills required for an MBA in Logistics Management.

(6).  What is the duration of the MBA in Logistics Management course?
Ans: The MBA in Logistics Management is a two-year-long program.

(7).  What are the career options after an MBA in Logistics Management?
Ans: There are various career options after an MBA in Logistics Management. Some of the careers are Supply Chain Manager and Logistician.

(8). Can I Graduate with an MBA in logistics and supply chain management in 3 years?
Ans: Yes, some colleges and universities have 3-year courses. If you choose other courses related to MBA in logistics and supply chain management, then they may be 3-year courses.

(9).  Is it possible to pursue a Ph.D. after completing an MBA in Logistics Management?
Ans: Students who have completed an MBA in Logistics Management degree can apply for a Ph.D. in Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management program.

(10 ). What are the subjects in MBA logistics?
Ans: Students in the MBA in Logistics Management program learn how to be great administrators and logistics managers. Corporate management, finance, economics, business administration, corporate communication, budgeting, and human resource management are some of the main subjects in the MBA in Logistics Management program.

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