Post Graduate Certificate In Banking & Finance 2017

About Program

The Banking & Financial Services industry has become one of the most growth-oriented & vibrant industries in recent times. With the continued growth and emergence of public and private sector banks, the need for qualified, trained & skilled manpower is on the rise. The PGCBF program is exclusively made for graduates interested to make a career in Banking & Financial Services .It aims to bridge the gap between industry requirements and skill sets of graduates.

About Post Graduate Certificate In Banking & Finance

It is designed as a contemporary, rigorous, innovative and practical course that aims to infuse the participants with the relevant banking knowledge and skills to enable them to become Day Zero Ready Professionals in the organization.

Program Duration

During the two-month duration, participants take dynamic and interactive courses characterized by classroom training, open discussions, projects and group work.

Course Fees

The fee for the course is Rs. 45,000/- (Rupees Fourty-Five Thousand) only + Taxes + Accommodation + Fooding + Transportation.
* Accommodation, Fooding & Transportation are optional

Program Description

Overview of BFSI (Banking ,Financial Services & Insurance) Industry - In this course, the student gets acquainted with the BFSI industry (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance industry) in India in an interesting and informative way. It includes an overview of the entire industry and the key players in each sector.
Financial Accounting and Mathematics - In this course the learner is trained in financial mathematics and accounting concepts and skills that are relevant to banking professionals.
Financial Products & Services - The basic objective of this course is to acquaint the students about the various types of financial services and products offered by banks, mutual funds, insurance companies along with topics like DEMAT, Capital market, Commodity market, derivatives etc.
Regulatory Environment - The objective of this course is to give students a thorough knowledge of the major laws and regulations governing the delivery of financial services in India.
Effective Business Communication - In today’s competitive business world and difficult economy, lucid, effective communication is more essential than ever before. This course will help you develop a truly engaging and responsive communication style, leading to positive results for you and your organization.
Professional Skills - The corporate world today is looking for “Skilled Workforce”. At NIBF you can develop various skill sets related to personality, behavior, corporate world, communication skills, customer interfacing skills & skills related to BFSI Industry.
Customer - This course will cover the essential factors that are important in customer service and the benefits of providing a good customer service.
Selling Skills and Techniques This is a comprehensive course for effective sales training.
Indian Financial System - The purpose of including Indian Financial system as a subject is to give a clear understanding and knowledge of financial system in the present scenario.
Retail Liabilities - This course gives an overview of the current trends in retail liabilities.
Principles of Financial Planning - This course imparts comprehensive knowledge about the tools of financial planning that are used for better management of finances.
Industry Linked Certification - In addition to the "PGCBF" (Post Graduate Program in Banking and Finance), the enrolled students are trained to appear for tests which are a mandatory requirement by most of the Banking and Financial institutions.

Program Benefits

1. Industry oriented Training
2. Technology driven learning
3. Simulation Based Training
4. Guest Lectures/ Demos
5. Individual Mentoring


Evaluation criteria The thrust of the training is to impart functional knowledge of general management and specialized knowledge of banking and financial market related subjects. Program participants are put through a very rigorous training with emphasis on application of knowledge and overall development of personality. The training at the academy is supplemented with practical training in various branches of the banks and financial institutions. To qualify for the award of the Program title the student`s performance will be evaluated on the basis of following components -
1. Pre-class reading and presentation
2. Class participation
3. Quizzes
4. Term Papers / projects / assignments
5. Mid-term and end-term examinations
6. Any other component of evolution that the institute may prescribe from time to time A student is expected to obtain the minimum passing grade of 50% in each of the courses / credits listed above.

Admission Process

Candidates will have to appear for NBAT ( National Banking Aptitude Test) and subsequent interview Selected candidates will be enrolled for the Preferred Bankers Program.

Placement Assistance

NIBF provides placement assistance by inviting prospective recruiters from various private sector banks to all the students who complete PGCBF course with the fulfillment of specific academic and non-academic criteria.


Qualification : Graduates and Post Graduates with 50% or above in 10th, 12th and Graduation in any field.
Age : Less than or equal to 26 years of age at the time of admission.

The NIBF Advantage

1. Fast –track career programs in Banking, Financial Services & Insurance.
2. Domain Knowledge, Customer orientation, technology and application information embedded in all programs
3. Experienced Industry Practitioners as faculty
4. Exceptional training methodology- case studies, e-learning, simulators, role plays, activities, seminars, projects etc.
5. Corporate link ups- NIBF has been recognized by Leading BFSI organizations across various states of India which will provide access to a large pool of jobs to students.

Q.Who are the trainers/facilitators at NIBF?

NIBF’s trainers are mainly experienced bankers with an average practical experience of more than 20 years. We have faculty who have served in Public Sector Banks, Private Sector Banks as well as co-operative banks. We also have specialized teaching professionals with excellent background in soft skills training, Core Banking Solutions, Insurance & Financial Services. As a student you will benefit from this diversified blend and gain immense practical knowledge.

Q.What are the eligibility criteria for the program?

Qualification: Graduates and Post Graduates with 50% or above in 10th, 12th and Graduation in any field.
Age: Less than or equal to 26 years of age at the time of admission.

Q.Is it a fulltime or part-time course?

It is a full time course.

Q.What is the duration of the course?

The duration of our Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance is 2 months.

Q.What are timings of the classes?

The timings of the classes would be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. i.e. 5 hours a day.

Q.Is the course recognized by UCG/AICTE?

No, NIBF is a professional training institution working for employability with strategic guidance from a team of advisory council who have been leaders in the BFSI industry. NIBF programs are endorsed by Leading BFSI Organizations as partners and it shows the confidence of the Industry in NIBF and its Programs. This course has received good support & extremely positive feedback from the banking and financial services community.

Q.What are the prospects of placement after completion of this program?

With our unique training methodology called E2E (Education to Employability) we prepare students academically and provide them with the skills to pursue bright careers in the BFSI industry. NIBF gives placement assistance by inviting prospective recruiters for careers in Banking & Financial Services Market.
Our alumni have given a splendid performance in the organizations like HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited, Mahindra Rural Housing Finance Limited, L & T Financial Services,IIFL etc.

Q.What is the fee for the entire course?

The fee for the course is Rs. 45000/- (Rupees Fourty-Five Thousand) only.

Q.How do I inform that I have paid the fees?

If you make off-line payment you have to take following important step. Please scan the receipt issued by our banker for Rs. 800 (Rs Eight Hundred Only). Please email this scanned copy to Registration process will not go ahead until this email is received from your end.

Q.Is any installment facility available?

Yes, the fee could be paid in lump sum or in 2 installments.

Q.Is the program suitable for employment in Public Sector banks or private sector banks?

NIBF provides placement assistance by inviting prospective recruiters from various private sector banks to all the students who complete PGCBF course with the fulfillment of specific academic and non-academic criteria.
In order to get employed in Public Sector Banks the students need to clear various competitive exams organized by bodies like IBPS & SBI. This course could definitely be helpful in the preparation of such entrance exams as it covers complete domain knowledge of BFSI industry along with grooming the students on Corporate Etiquettes, Personality Development, Interview preparation tips and Communication Skills.

Q.Is any hostel facility available for outstation students?

NIBF has tie up with Hostel Service providers. You could get the further details from our coordinators at the time of admission.

Q.Is any transport facility available if one opts for hostel accommodation?

NIBF provides transport facility to students. You could get the further details from our coordinators at the time of admission.

Students have been hired in varied profiles like Relationship Executive/Managers, Customer Executives/ Manager, Sales Officers, Service Officers, & other profiles as per the industry.