About the Diploma
There will be a growing demand for qualified manpower for the
banking and finance sector in the coming years on account of expansion of
volume of business and large scale retirement of personnel. Banking and finance
industry will require professionally qualified manpower endowed with banking
and finance knowledge and skills together with technology-familiarity,
customer-orientation and hands-on application skills who can be assigned to
various desks/jobs with minimal training intervention at the bank level.
In view of the huge current as well as potential demand for the
professionally qualified manpower for the banking and finance sector, and to
ensure a steady stream of industry-ready professionals at the entry-level, IIBF
has designed a professional qualification in banking and finance - titled
"Diploma in Banking & Finance" for graduates in any discipline who aspire
for a career in banking and finance
The course will give knowledge inputs to the candidates and
expose them to the operational processes and modern banking environment so that
they can man the counters at the bank from the first day of their joining the
bank. It is expected that successful candidates of Diploma in Banking &
Finance would have a competitive edge and will be absorbed by banks and
financial institutions and Diploma in Banking & Finance would emerge as a
preferred professional qualification with graduation for employment in banking
and finance industry.
Hosting of the Resume of Successful candidates on IIBF's Website
IIBF will host on its website brief resume, with photograph of
all the successful candidates and make it available to its Member
Banks/Institutions which include Reserve Bank of India, State Bank of India and
its Associate Banks, Public Sector Banks, Private Sector Banks, Foreign Banks,
Co-operative Banks and IT/BPO Companies providing services to banking industry,
for considering them for employment.
The Institute has taken up the issue of recognition of its Diploma with banks
and some of the banks have already recognised Diploma in Banking & Finance
as a desirable qualification for recruitment(refer to the Industry recognition
sction). The process of recognition in other banks is underway.
Diploma in Banking & Finance will impart banking and finance knowledge and
skills together with technology-familiarity and customer-orientation.
High quality academic rigour and specially prepared courseware.
Candidates undertaking the course will have comprehensive and up-to-date
knowledge in the subject of banking and finance. The Diploma offers practical
insights into the subjects while, at the same time, emphasizes robust
The course will make the candidates job ready.
The course is so designed that most employers would value it for talent
This will ensure that banks can reduce their post recruitment training
The course is cost effective and at the same time high in quality. At an
additional fee, candidates can seek educational support in the form of
e-learning/virtual classes/contact classes.
The diploma carries professional recognition among the banking and finance
community as it is equivalent to banking industry recognized JAIIB
qualification of IIBF.
The certification is backed by a system of high professional standards of the