Export Management Careers

The rapid growth of international trade boosted by government support of this growth has generated enormous opportunities for qualified and skilled professionals to administer exports processes. Generally, export executives are inducted in global firms in various strategic functions such as  pricing, sourcing, costing, export market research, distribution, freight marketing, export finance, documentation, and foreign exchange.

Export Management Eligibility Criteria

Getting a foothold in this booming industry is not everyone’s cup of tea. Most of the government recognized institutes like Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and National Institute of   conduct a rigorous common entrance test that consists of questions concerning English, Business Awareness, Reasoning, General Science and Knowledge concerning global affairs. 
Subsequently, a group discussion and interview is lined up to assess the suitability and aptitude of aspirants for the field of Export Management. Private institutes also conduct entrance tests on a similar pattern.

The minimum qualification needed to opt for Export Management courses is a graduate degree preferably in the commerce stream. Undergraduate courses such as  B.Com. and BBS or BIBF are always handy when it comes to choosing this type of profession.

There are many certificates, diplomas and bachelors courses available in this field.

One who wants to pursue a Diploma course in export management should have completed 10+2 in any stream. The selection is made on the basis of an entrance examination, though in a few cases students are selected through interview only.


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Export Management Personal Skills

An export executive needs to be knowledgeable about the global trading environment, factors responsible for it, rules and regulations and other related practical issues concerning foreign trade. Besides, an aspirant must possess an outgoing, a friendly personality, an ability to handle pressure, an ability to handle deadlines and excellent communication skills.

Export Management Job Prospects

After successful training in export management, an export executive can find employment in: Export Department of Companies, Export Houses, Trading Houses, Star Trading Houses, Super Star Trading Houses, Export Processing Zones, and Export Oriented Units, Export Promotion Councils, Development Authorities & Commodity Boards, Cargo Clearing & Handling Agents, Marine Insurance Companies, Packaging Industries.

In this field vacancies are normally there for marketing, documentation, shipping and packaging departments of global business entities including MNCs and other international trading houses. Lastly, an export executive can always take up self employment and start his own export venture. Many Indian export executives have written their own success stories in India and abroad.

Export Management Salary

With the process of international trade becoming a necessity for every country of the world, the status of specialized professionals in export management has become very rewarding. An export management executive can always expect to be paid well.
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Initially as a trainee, one can start with a salary of Rs.8000-Rs.12000. One can command a higher salary as understanding increases , Generally MNCs and private companies pay higher. 

Export Management Institutes/Universities

  • National Institute of Export Management

Contact Information
AG, Anandraj Villa, 7, Second Canal Cross Road,
Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai- 600 020,
Phone : 044- 24401521, 044- 24422438
Email : [email protected]
Website : www.niemglobal.com

  • Indian Institute of Materials Management

Contact Information
Plot Nos. 102 & 104, Sector – 15, Institutional Area
CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai – 400614
Phone : (022) 2756 5741 (D) 2757 1022
Fax : 2756 5592
Website : www.iimm.org

  • Indian Institute of International Business

Contact Information
No: 21, Kumaran Nagar Main Road,
Anna Nagar East, Chennai. 600102
Phone : 9444837393, 444755051, 09387614866
E-Mail : [email protected]
Website : www.iiib.net

  • Indian Institute of Commerce and Trade

Contact Information
Sapt-Rishi, 5/28 Vikas Nagar
Phone : +91-522-2766456, 0522-6545285, 9415101772
E-Mail : [email protected]
Website : www.iictindia.com

  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi

Contact Information
IIFT Bhawan,
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi
Phone : +91-11-26965124, 91-11-26965051
Fax : +91-1126853956
Website : www.iift.edu

  • Indian Institute of Packaging, Mumbai

Contact Information
E-2 MIDC Area, Andheri East,
Post Box No. 9432, Mumbai – 400093
Phone : 91-022-28219803 / 28219469 / 28216751, 28254631
Fax : 28375302, 28328178
Email : [email protected]
Website : www.iip-in.com

  • S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Contact Information
Munshi Nagar, Dadabhai Road, Andheri West,
Mumbai – 400 058, India
Phone : +91-22-2623 7454 / 0396 / 2401
Fax : +91-22-26237042
Email : [email protected]
Website : www.spjimr.org

  • Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune

Contact Information
Symbiosis Infotech Campus,
Plot No. 15, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park,
MIDC, Hinjewadi,
Pune – 411 057
Phone : 020- 22934314 / 17 / 18 / 19
Fax : 020- 22934316
E-Mail : [email protected]
Website : www.siib.ac.in

  • The Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University

Contact Information
Delhi School of Economics
University of Delhi
Delhi 110007, India
Phone : ( 011) 2766 7540, (011) 2766 7725 Ext. 1531
Fax : +91-11-2766 7159
E-Mail : [email protected]
Website : www.econdse.org

State Wise List of Management Institutes in India

For your reference we are giving you a state-wise list of management institutes in India. Please click on the links given below to find list of management institutes in that particular state/UT/city.

Export Management Institutes in Major Cities

 Management Institutes in Various States


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