The Manipal advantage:

Well-qualified and experienced faculty: A potent, powerful blend of academic experience and industry exposure, the faculty at Manipal Academy of Higher Education don several hats on campus. They employ the latest teaching techniques, making extensive use of modern technology.  Most are members of professional bodies, and advisors at academic forums.

Industry tie-ups: All the various partnerships with industry boost innovation and help students in gaining skills that equip them for fulfilling careers. Manipal Academy of Higher Education has affiliations with industries across the spectrum.

Centre for Excellence:  The need for Logistics and Supply Chain excellence for the industry to become sustainable and competitive at the global level, and intending to facilitate the students for better learning through value-added academic delivery.

Department of Commerce  associating with CII-IL set up the Centre of Excellence in Campus in MU, The following common goals are identified with reference to logistics and supply chain domain:

Joint Educational Programs, Structured Training, Research Projects, Faculty  Exchange, Sharing of Resources / Facilities, Short Term Courses, Seminars, Conference  & Mega Events, Knowledge sharing, joint efforts on Vocational Training.

As a prerequisite Knowledge students need to undergo certifications in the first year especially students opting for Logistics and supply chain.

Two CII-IL  Short Term  Certificate  Programs at MAHE campus per student each with 15 hrs face to face sessions would be delivered by Industry experts from CII - IL. Customized programs will be delivered to the students of DoC based on the industry requirements. Separate course fee will be applicable for each Certification. 


International collaborations: To underscore global credentials, Manipal Academy of Higher Education has collaborated with foreign universities in all fields of study – engineering, medicine, communication and the culinary arts. These collaborations are effective in deepening the knowledge and skills of our students and faculty.

Students interested in pursuing their education abroad have opportunities in the form of transfer of credits for the work done at Manipal towards their goals at reputed institutions overseas which accept them.


Placements: MAHE is proactive in placing the students into positions of their preference. The institute has a well-organized placement team headed by the Associate Director (Industrial Liaison, Placements and Practice School) and comprising of faculty and student coordinators from each department. On average, over 60 companies visit MIT Manipal for campus recruitments every year.

There are world-class facilities and a business incubation centre – all this gives students a headstart in life and more.

The course curriculum of all the programs covers major operational aspects of respective domains and provides a strong foundation in the core management areas. The department believes in constantly upgrading its curriculum and pedagogy to meet the changing needs of the Industry. The curriculum of its undergraduate programs is designed to facilitate the students in pursuing their higher education such as MBA, CIMA, CFA, CA, CPA,  ACCA, etc. in India and abroad.

The curriculum is implemented by competent faculty having extensive research and industry experience. DOC focuses on continual improvement in pedagogy by introducing innovative methodologies of knowledge dissemination. Several of its graduates in the past have qualified for the Master's program in Business Administration in various reputed management institutes in India and abroad. The postgraduate programs, MCom, (Logistics and Supply Chain)  &  Post  Graduate Diploma in Logistics  & Supply Chain are designed to cater to the ever-growing requirements of trained professionals in the domain of Logistics & Supply Chain.

The students from the Department of Commerce, have received Erasmus-Mundus scholarship for pursuing higher education in Europe in the year 2014. This is a prestigious scholarship for students of SAARC countries to study in Europe. The department provides opportunities for eligible students to intern and start their careers with leading corporates. Students of the department have also bagged national and international placement in reputed organizations.

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