The banking sector is facing many challenges due to a variety of factors like Non Performing Assets, Global competition, International Finance challenges, Capital flows, Foreign Investments, changes in the banking act, etc. The main focus of the entire industry is however on financial inclusion that brings banking to every Indian. A challenge that is much bigger than that is getting skilled professionals who have cost effective solutions for financial inclusion. Hence, those students who have the right skills to manage these functions are currently in great demand.

BSE Institute Limited (BIL) is a subsidiary of the world’s fastest and the largest stock exchange, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). BIL was founded to provide insights into the unique functions of the Financial World and the BFSI sector. BIL aims to be a centre of learning and to promote an open learning environment that brings together people, cultures and ideas from around the world, changing lives and helping transform organizations through innovative learning programs. Through its learning programs, BIL develops responsible, thoughtful leaders and entrepreneurs who create value for their organizations and their communities.

The Post Graduate Program in Banking and Finance is one of the many courses that BIL offers students to begin their career in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, etc. The 12 month course is built for fresh graduates who have more than 60% marks in their graduation. The curriculum is designed by professionals who are currently working in the industry, thus giving students an insight into the intricate workings of the industry. Faculty who work in the industry are able to provide recent business case studies to students, who can use their knowledge to provide real industry solutions while sitting in a classroom.

The course is built around subjects like Bank Credit Management, Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Commercial Banking Operations, Investment Banking, Banking IT, Marketing of Financial Products, International Finance, Foreign Exchange Markets, etc. Students are also exposed to an industry internship which is an opportunity for students to secure a Pre-Placement Offer. Students will also be given year long training in IT, communication and soft skills.

At the end of the course, students will be able to perform any banking operation, clear competitive exams like IIBF, NISM and IBPS. All BIL courses are recognized by international universities in UK, Canada, Germany, Australia and New Zealand.

Students completing the course will be placed as Investment Analysts, Bank Officers, Research Analysts, Portfolio Managers, etc. at leading financial institutions and global banks. Admissions to the 12 month full time course will be done on the basis of a written test and a personal interview. Students must have at least 60% in their graduation to qualify for the written test. The course begins in the month of August.