PGDM IN Banking & FINANCIAL Services

Vision of the Institute:

To become an institute of choice for social science research and management education and contribute to the excellence of organizations and society

Mission of the Institute:

To anticipate and respond to the needs of social science and management research of the government, corporate and social sectors through its multidisciplinary competency in social science research and management education.

PGDM-Banking and Financial Services (PGDM-BFS)

  • In order to churn out trained professionals to suit the requirements of rapidly expanding Banking, Insurance and Financial Services (BIF) sector, the Institute launched PGDM-BIF programme in 2008. This is a two-year full-time, AICTE-approved course.   The program has the state-of-the-art curriculum with the thrust on market orientation, globalization, financial and banking sector reforms. It has an intake of 120 and candidates for this program are selected based on their performance in CAT / XAT / MAT / ATMA / CMAT / GMAT  and any other test approved by AICTE

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To impart knowledge on a wide range of concepts relating to management, banking, insurance and financial services.
  • To enhance capabilities for critical thinking, problem solving and decision making through dissemination of knowledge and relevant inputs.
  • To facilitate accelerated learning and an in-depth understanding of practices and ethics of management in general and Banking, Insurance & Financial Services in particular.

Program outcomes

  • Have a thorough understanding of concepts relating to management, banking, insurance and financial service.
  • Attain technical knowledge and analytical skills in order to solve the critical problems and decision making. 
  • Capable of performing banking operations.
  • Carryout project appraisal at banks and financial institutions.
  • Have better clarity on practices in the domains of Management and Banking, Insurance & Financial Services, with due focus on ethical aspects.


Program Specific Outcomes

PSO 1:
Capability to perform Financial reporting analysis, Manage Finances, Credit appraisal, Investment and portfolio analysis, Risk Analysis, and Valuation using Financial models and data analysis tools. 

PSO 2:
Ability to use interpersonal communication to market financial products and services, build human relations, and efficiently use operational and technological resources by problem-solving and critical thinking.


First Year

Trimester I

Course Code

Course Name



Management and Organizational Behaviour



Business Statistics for Decision Making 



Economics for Managers



Accounting for Managers



Personality Development and Business Communication



Marketing Management



Management of Bank Operations



Financial Markets, Institutions and Services


                                Total Credits


Trimester II

Course Code Course Name Credits
22BIF2112 Human Resource Management 3
22BIF2201 Operations Research 3
22BIF2202 Corporate Finance 3
22BIF2203 Macro Economics 3
22BIF2208 IT Applications and FinTech 3
22BIF2209 Principles and Practices of Life Insurance 3
22BIF3304 Financial Econometrics & Research Methodology 3
22BIF2207 Foreign Language – French LG
                                Total Credits 21


Second Year

Trimester III

Course Code Course Name Credits
22BIF3301 Production and Operations Management 3
22BIF3302 Cost and Management Accounting 2
22BIF3303 Business Analytics for Managers 3
EF224007 Fixed Income Securities 2
22BIF3305 Priming for Placements (Business Aptitude) LG
22BIF3306 Start-Ups and Entrepreneurial Finance 3
22BIF3310 Principles and Practices of General Insurance 3
22BIF3CV Comprehensive Viva 1
         Total Credits 17

Trimester IV

Course Code Course Name Credits


Strategic Management



Legal Environment for BIF



Financial Modeling 



Elective 1 – Subject 1



Elective 1 – Subject 2 



Elective 2 – Subject 1



Elective 2 – Subject 2



Summer Internship Project & Viva Voce


                                  Total Credits


Summer Internship Project (SIP) 8 weeks

Trimester V

Course Code Course Name Credits


Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility



International Banking, Treasury and Forex Management 



Elective 1 – Subject 3 



Elective 1 – Subject 4



Elective 2 – Subject 3



Elective 2 – Subject 4


                            Total Credits


Trimester VI

Course Code

Course Name

22BIF6606 Retail Banking, Rural Banking and Micro Finance 2
22BIF6607 Management of Pension Funds Workshop
22BIF6608 Project & Infrastructure Management and Financing 2
  Long Term Research Project & Viva 2
Total Credits 6
Term Credits
1 21
2 21
3 17
4 24
5 17
6 06
Total No. of  Credits 106


The students have to select any one or two Elective Streams from the list mentioned below as per the norms of the course


Finance Elective (IV Trimester)

Finance Elective (V Trimester)

EF224001 Financial Analysis and Credit Management EF225001 Risk Management
EF224002 Financial Modelling EF225002 Derivatives and Structured Finance
EF224003 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management EF225003 Financial Planning and Wealth Management
EF224004 Tax Planning and Management EF225004 Entrepreneurial Finance
EF224005 Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions EF225005 Strategic Financial Management
EF224006 Strategic Cost Management EF225006 Financial Analytics
EF224007 Fixed Income Securities EF225007 Foreign Exchange Arithmetic
EF224008 Financial Econometrics EF225008 Private Equity
    EF225009 Mutual Funds


Marketing Elective (IV Trimester)

Marketing Elective (V Trimester)

EM224001 Product and Brand Management EM225001 Marketing Analytics
EM224002 Customer Relationship Management EM225002 Rural & Agri Marketing
EM224003 Digital & Social Media Marketing EM225004 Global Marketing Management l Marketing Management
EM224503 Integrated Marketing Communications EM225005 Social Marketing
EM224404 Sales and Distribution Management EM225207 Consumer Behaviour
EM224405 Services Marketing EM225504 Strategic Marketing

Human Resource

HR Elective (IV Trimester)

HR Elective (V Trimester)

EHR224001 Contemporary HRM EHR225002 Balanced Scorecard
EHR224002 Industrial Relations EHR225224 Organization Development
EHR224003 HR Auditing EHR225225 Learning and Development
EHR224004 Cross Cultural Management EHR225307 Leadership and Change Management
EHR224312 Talent Management  EHR225508 HR Analytics
EHR224408 Strategic Human Resource Management 


Operations Elective (IV Trimester)

Operations Elective (V Trimester)

EOP224001 Supply Chain Management EOP225001 Total Quality Management
EOP224002 Management of Service Operations EOP225002 Strategic Sourcing
EOP224003 Lean Management EOP225003 Warehouse Management
EOP224004 Optimization Models for Industry EOP225004 Technology and Innovations Management
EOP224005 Operations Strategy EOP225005 Advanced Inventory Modelling
    EOP225006 Operations Analytics

Business Analytics

Business Analytics Elective (IV Trimester)

Business Analytics Elective (V Trimester)

EBA214001 R for Data Science and Machine Learning EBA215001 Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence using Advanced Python
EBA214002 Python for Data Science and Machine Learning EBA215002 Big Data Analytics
EBA214003 Web and Social Media Analytics EBA215003 SQL for Data Science
EBA214004 Data Visualization using Tableau EBA215004 Mastering Data Analytics using SAS
EBA214005 Business Intelligence using PowerBI    


Systems Elective (IV Trimester)

Systems Elective (V Trimester)

ESY214001 Cloud Computing for Business ESY215001 Cyber Security and Cyber Laws
ESY214002 Enterprise Resource Planning ESY215002 IT Infrastructure
ESY214003 Data Modelling with R and Python ESY215003 e-Commerce
ESY214004 Data Visualising using Advanced Excel ESY215004 Data Mining and Business Intelligence
ESY214005 Relational Database Management system ESY215005 Digital Governance


Economics Elective (IV Trimester)

Economics Elective (V Trimester)

EECO224001 Industrial Economics EECO225001 Natural Resource Management
EECO224002 Public Finance EECO225002 Energy Economics
EECO224003 Urban Economics EECO225003 Econometrics
EECO224004 Agricultural Economics EECO225004 Contemporary Government Policies & Business
EECO224005 Environmental Economics EECO225005 Monetary Economics
EECO224006 International Economics   EECO225006 Economics of Infrastructure
EECO224007 Mathematical Economics EECO225007 Digital Economy


Entrepreneurship Elective (IV Trimester)

Entrepreneurship Elective (V Trimester)

EENT224001 Entrepreneurial Finance   EENT225001 Corporate Entrepreneurship  
EENT224002 Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation   EENT225002 Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship  
EENT224003 Family Business Management   EENT225003 Detailed Project Report (DPR)  -Compulsory in nature

NOTE : The list of subjects is indicative. The Institute reserves the right to make modifications at any point during the programme as per the market needs.



The candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. (45% in case of SC/ST candidates), from a UGC recognized university/deemed university recognized by the Ministry of HRD, GoI.

Curriculum and Pedagogy

The program has the state-of-the-art curriculum in emerging finance areas such as Fintech, Financial Modelling, Financial Analytics, Risk Management & Derivatives, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity etc. with the thrust on market orientation along with changing banking and financial sector reforms. The curriculum offered in this program is very robust and it includes Management of Banking & Financial Services aspects and integrated with adequate field exposure component. To provide the practical experience in classrooms, the pedagogy includes case studies, simulations, team activities, workshops, guest lectures from industry captains, conferences & seminars and industrial visits.

Selection Procedure

Step-1 Candidates have to appear in any one of the
admission test (CAT / XAT / MAT/ ATMA / CMAT / GMAT ).

Step-2 Register for IPE Admissions online.

Step-3 Short listed candidates will be called for Group
Discussions and Personal Interviews to be held at IPE
Hyderabad and in major cities. Timely updates on the
same will be posted to all the applicants by Team

IPE website provides updates time to time on Course, Hostel and Transport,and Fee details

Practical Application Learning:

  • To learn the usage of Industry application databases such as CMIE Prowess,INDIASTAT, EPWRFITS, INFLIBNET, etc. to do market research.
  • To learn technical and practical aspects of the courses, there is a Summer Internship Programme (SIP) for six weeks to attain the employability quotient under the guidance of both faculty & industry mentors.
  • To cultivate research skills, there is a research project on Banking and Financial Services in the last Term to enhance their ability to specialize on advanced topics of their own choice.
  • To create industry and market awareness, National & International Visits (Europe & Asian countries) to provide an opportunity to understand the global practices in their field.
  • The program also offers experiential learning opportunity as a part of industry outreach program for the students and conducted national visits to experience capital market operations with real time insights. The companies and the institutions visited by the students are: Chermas, Stanza Apparels & Bailley Water, Namaste Telangana, NISM, National Stock Exchange, etc.

The program also offers experiential learning opportunity as a part of industry outreach program for the students and conducted national visits to experience capital market operations with real time insights. The companies and the institutions visited by the students are: Chermas, Stanza Apparels & Bailley Water, Namaste Telangana, NISM, National Stock Exchange, etc.


By design, this program facilitates placement of candidates in banks, financial Institutions, insurance sector and other non-banking financial companies and financial departments of corporations. The faculty and students actively participate in placements in collaboration with the Placement Division. Some of the companies that regularly recruit PGDM – BIF students include Tata Consultancy Services, Capital First, KPMG, Deloitte India, Axis Bank, Cognizant, SBI Life Insurance Co. Ltd., State Bank of Hyderabad, Bank of Baroda, Karur Vysya Bank, Axis Bank, Capital IQ, Crecer Financial Services, Franklin Templeton, IndusInd Bank, ING Vysya Bank, ICICI Securities Ltd., ICICI Securities, IIFL, etc.

FOR THE YEAR 2024 - 2026

Contact Persons

Dr. M. Chandra shekar

Associate Professor &
Programme Head PGDM – Banking and Financial Services

+91 8187056918

Contact Persons

Dr Harishankar Vidyarthi

Assistant Professor &
Joint Programme Head PGDM – Banking and Financial Services

+91 9471658176