Banking is one of the top most career choices made by students in India. Banks are in-charge of individuals or organization's money. Banks reimburse interest on the deposited money, offer loans to people for personal or business use. They also offer a broad array of services such as giving advice related to investment and insurance, exchange of foreign currency, and acting as trustees.


The all round demand for bank professionals has made public sector, foreign and multinational banks recruit more and more MBA graduates, CAs and CFAs to enhance their efficiency. Presently, banks are involved in consumer loans, mutual funds, consumer loans, securitization business, credit cards, housing loans and forex activities.

Finance is a process through which advice is provided to a company or a person for investing their money and getting high returns. They act as financial planner or stock brokers. Finance management is the backbone of any company whether it is a corporate, a big business houses, or a financial institution. Financial management provides a number of career options ranging from financial planning to sales.


A candidate who specializes in taxation, accounting and auditing is known as a chartered accountant. Chartered accounting is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding profession.

List of Courses: -


  • Certificate Course in Banking and Financing
  • Certificate course in Banking    
  • Diploma Courses in Banking and Financing
  • Diploma In Banking Services    
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Banking & Finance    
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Banking Management    
  • Master of Commerce in Banking and Finance
  • Master of Commerce in International Banking    
  • Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance    
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Bank Management    
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Financial Management    
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Banking & Finance

Basic Eligibility



For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with commerce subjects such as accounts, maths and economics. The duration for this course is 3 years.



The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree with commerce subjects such as accounts, maths and economics. The duration for this course is 2 years.


Some of its specialized fields are: -


  • Insurance
  • Investments
  • Derivatives
  • Risk Management
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Commodities Market
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • International Finance
  • Alternative Investments
  • Portfolio & Security Analysis

Job Prospects

There are lots of career opportunities in this field. Graduate from this field are mainly employed in banks. Private sector and foreign banks prefer to hire MBAs, CAs and CFAs. There are lots of job opportunities available in India as well as in foreign countries for graduate accountant.


Many international banks hire skilled professionals for various profiles on competitive salaries. Public sector banks hire mostly graduates for clerical and probationary officer posts on the basis of All India Level examination.

Some job titles: -


  • Stockbroker
  • Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Relationship Manager
  • Credit Control Manager
  • Tellers & Branch Staff
  • Customer Care Executive
  • Corporate Banking Executive

Remuneration: -

Banking and Finance is a highly lucrative field. In public sector banks clerks can take home between Rs. 10000 – 12000 whereas officers can get around Rs. 12000 – 18000 every month. Skilled professionals such as CFAs, MBAs and CAs hired by public sector banks can earn handsome income.


Graduate trainees working in the field of investment banking sector can earn around Rs 30,000 to Rs 40,000 every month. Professionals working in a private and foreign bankscan earn around Rs 50,000-60,000 per month.

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Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), Ahmedabad was established in 1956 under the inspiring leadership of late Dr.Vikram A.Sarabhai. AMA is an independent, non-profit, registered charitable institution and a society. It has been...

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Andhra University College of Arts & Commerce

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Andhra University College of Arts & Commerce, Visakhapatnam was established in 1966. The Colleges of Arts & Commerce was carved out of the combined Colleges of Arts, Science and Technology. The college is affiliated to Andhra...

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Anna Adarsh College for Women

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Anna Adarsh College for Women was established in 1985 in memory of the revered statesman of Tamil Nadu, Arignar Anna. The Punjab Association with a noble mission to develop competent, committed and empowered women who would equip...

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Annex College of Management Studies

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Annex College of Management Studies (ACMS), Kolkata established in 1980, is an undertaking of Annex Convent College. The college has a unique distinction is being blessed and guided by the Late Mother Teresa. ACMS is one of the leading...

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Burdwan Raj College

Burdwan , West Bengal, India

Burdwan Raj College, Burdwan was established in 1881, is one of the premier and oldest colleges not only in the district of Burdwan but also in the whole state of West Bengal. The college carries a long association with the Maharajas of...

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C Z Patel College of Business and Management

Gujarat, India

C Z Patel College of Business & Management, New Vallabh Vidyanagar is affiliated to Sardar Patel University and accredited by ISOQAR. The college aims at creating among students a cutting edge which will bring success in the emerging...

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Centre for Distance Education, S.N.D.T Women's University

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Centre for Distance Education, S.N.D.T. Women's University, Mumbai was established in 1979. The University shifted itself to dual mode of education-face to face as well as distance mode mainly to empower women through higher education....

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Centre for Distance Education, Shivaji University

Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

Centre for Distance Education, Shivaji University, Kolhapur was established in 1968. In order to enhance the quality of their education and reach out to the larger section of the society which has for various reasons remained distant...

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Department of Commerce & Management, Shivaji University

Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

Department of Commerce & Management, Shivaji University, Kolhapur was established in 1990 conducting M. Com., M.Phil and Ph. D. courses and MBA course has been started from 2004-05. The department has also broadened its academic...

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