Post Graduate Diploma in Banking (PGDB)




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. 



The Post Graduate Diploma in Banking is a two 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

As part of the program, you will also be equipped to:

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

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The revamped PGDB has been revitalized with some essential components:

  • Up to date  Content
  • Training of Finacle 10
  • eLearning certification – 143 hours of elearning and its certification on various modules like:
    1. Banking products and processes,
    2. Finacle,
    3. Life Insurance,
    4. Mutual Funds,
    5. Effective business communication,
    6. Selling and negotiation skills,
    7. Attitude and behavior at workplace, etc.
  • Workbooks and activities
  • Online access to courseware

Online access to courseware is a critical tool for skill building, as it will help you in:

  • Revision
  • In-depth understanding of concepts and doing further research
  • Unlimited access
  • You can access it anytime, anywhere through the internet

NISM Certification training:

National Institute of Securities Market (NISM) is a public trust established in 2006 by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator of the securities markets in India.

NISM VA Certification is mandatory for any person who is wishes to get involved in sale and/or distribution of mutual fund products. Many organizations require this certification for certain roles and responsibilities.

And since in PGDB program, we aspire to prepare you fully for performing in the BFSI domain, we will train you in all the concept necessary for you to clear NISM Series VA certification. This certification will equip you with:

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


  • Age : <25 years ( Born on or after March 1, 1994)
  • >=50% in Xth ,XIIth and Graduation
  • No correspondence Graduation,One year gap in Xth ,XIIth and graduation is allowed
  • Up to 2 years of work experience is allowed


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



For graduates: Classwork sessions at IFBI education centers will consist of 3-4 hours of classroom contact and 2-3 hours of 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 as well.

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.



The admission to IFBI program is granted based on the performance in:

  1. IFBI Common Entrance Test (or IFBI Aptitude Assessment Test),
  2. English Proficiency Test, and
  3. Personal interview

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



Placement assistance facility will be extended to you on successful completion of PGDB program subject to meeting the academic and placement norms. You are guaranteed up-to three interviews with BFSI organizations as a part of the process.

In the last financial year, 7333 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. 



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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