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Post Graduate Diploma in Banking+ (PGDB+)

 
View Program Details(PDF) HONOURS DIPLOMA IN BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

 

The focus of PGDB+ program is to craft proficient entry-level banking professionals who are trained on banking domain, have knowledge of application software - Finacle and have high customer orientation skills. Thus, creating first-day-first-hour industry-ready banking Professionals for the banking sector. The program is offered with 100% placement assistance with partner organizations - India's leading private sector BFSI organizations. 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

 

The Post Graduate Diploma in Banking+ is a three term program which enables the student to broad base his or her career options in the banking industry.

Besides covering important foundation and core modules in banking industry, the program offers a student

  • Extensive inputs in managing customer relationships
  • Business development and sales skills
  • Skills in business communication to engage with the customer
  • Domain specific certifications for developing insight in current financial markets

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 As part of the program, the candidate is also equipped

• To appear for aptitude tests for both public sector and private sector banks

• To prepare for NISM-series-V-A Mutual Fund Distributors’ Certification Examination

•  To prepare for NSDL’s Certification in Depository Operations (NCDO)

PROGRAM ARCHITECTURE

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REFERESHED, MORE POWERFUL. THE NEW PGDB+

 New Content

We have enhanced PGDB+ program with the addition of these new modules;

a)       Personality Development

b)       Basics of Information technology – including advanced spreadsheets and making presentations

c)       Orientation to modern technology elements in Banking ( Mobile, Analytics, Cloud, Social media)

d)       Aptitude test coaching

New Methodologies

The students get access to online ‘Lesson on Demand (LOD)’ for 100 hours of the course . This will enable the students to revise their learning as many times as possible and also access a crisp summary of the main points of the domain learning sessions, in addition to the courseware they have.

Key benefits of Lesson on Demand-

  • Revision
  • Strengthens learning
  • Interactive
  • Easy to learn
  • Unlimited access
  • Students also have access to ‘Online Courseware’ for 100 hours of the program. 
  • Both LOD and Online courseware can be accessed by the students anytime, anywhere through the internet

 New Certifications

 a)       NISM Certification training:

This certification will equip a student with:

  • Basics of Mutual Funds
  • Different types of Mutual Funds & their features
  • Regulatory Environment
  • Managing investment portfolio 

b)        NSDL Certification training:

 NSDL-Depository Operations Module helps the candidate to understand the procedures to be followed in conducting various transactions in the NSDL depository system. The IFBI program trains students for this certification.

 ELIGIBILITY FOR GRADUATES

  • Age : <25 years ( Born on or after May 1, 1990)
  • >=50% in Xth ,XIIth  and Graduation
  • No correspondence Graduation

ELIGIBILITY FOR CANDIDATES PURSUING GRADUATION

  • Age : < 25 years on date of enrollment
  • Should score : >=50% in Graduation

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 

For graduates: Classwork sessions at IFBI education centers will consist of 4-5 hours of classroom contact and 2-3 hours of supervised self-study per day. Supervised self-study takes place after the classwork. In addition to the formal classroom sessions, students may be required to participate in collaborative projects and assignments, e-learning and other reference work. To expedite the program, students may have to work on some local holidays.

For College Students: Classwork sessions at IFBI education centre will be divided into 2 parts – the first part happening along with college studies and second after completion of final year graduation exams.

PGDB+ consists of 6-8 hours of classroom contact per week during the classwork sessions held along with college. After completion of the college studies, the program will be 4-5 hours per day. The exact program schedule will be intimated by the respective IFBI centre.

SELECTION PROCESS

 

The admission to IFBI program is granted based on the performance in personal interview and the IFBI Common Entrance Test (or IFBI Aptitude Assessment Test) .

 

Titles offered under BFS Curriculum Series:

On Completion of Term
Program Title
TERM III Post Graduate Diploma in Banking+ (PGDB+)
TERM II Diploma in Banking
TERM I Certificate in Banking

** Term III can be commenced only after graduation.

PLACEMENT FACILITY

 

Placement assistance facility is extended to all students on successful completion of PGDB+programs subject to meeting the academic and placement norms. All the students are guaranteed a minimum of three interviews with BFSI organizations as a part of the process.

In the last financial year (Apr 2013 - Mar 2014), 1433 IFBI BankVantage program students were recruited by leading banks and financial services organizations. The top five recruiters of IFBI students were ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Karur Vysya Bank, IndusInd Bank and City Union Bank. More than 90% of IFBI students were placed in these top five placement partners last year. 

EVALUATION AND CERTIFICATION

 

The classroom learning is evaluated through evaluation instruments like online tests, quizzes, assignments and project-work. Tests during the classroom phase are administered through online learning and training system.

For detailed information on the program, visit your nearest IFBI centre.

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HOW TO APPLY AND GET TO KNOW MORE?

  • Walk-in to the nearest IFBI Centre

  • For details SMS IFBI to 56161 or call us at our toll free number: 1-800-266-8000
  • For online application - Click here
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