What makes a college, the best? Is it good courses, teachers, campus, alumni or there is something else? These questions are often asked by students and their parents. Well, there could be many parameters to judge a college. However, the most basic of all or rather, the most important parameter is placements. If the college has a record of maximum campus placements that too in reputed companies, then the college is worth considering, as such a college will impart all those things to its students that make them job-ready as well as market-ready.
Among a plethora of colleges in the country offering banking & finance course, a few Institutions stand out from the rest, especially in terms of placements. Let’s look at the top banking and finance PG colleges in India which offer the best of placements to the students.
Here’s a list for you to sharpen your aim at.
- National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) in Pune was established by the Reserve Bank of India in consultation with the Government of India. It offers various courses in banking, economics, and finance. PG Diploma in Management (Banking & Financial Services) is its full-time flagship program of two years. It aims at producing quality banking and finance professionals, and the Institute guarantees maximum placements.
- BSE Institute Ltd based in Mumbai is another reputed college in India that offers Post Graduate Program in Banking & Finance (PGPBF). The Institute has a legacy backing of Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd., Asia’s first and the world’s fastest stock exchange. Through experiential and holistic learning, faculty with vast industry experience and strong corporate involvement, BSE Institute effectively prepares its students for the career breakthrough in the banking and finance sectors.
- Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF) was established in 1928 as a company under section 25 of the Indian Companies Act. IIBF is a distance learning Institute. Their Certificate, Blended and Diploma courses cater to the needs of candidates applying for Govt. Bank jobs. The Institute has a tie-up with other open Universities like IGNOU and similar Institutions from other countries. They deliver the course through online and contact classes.
- TKWs Institute of Banking & Finance (TKWsIBF) based in Delhi, deserves a special mention in this list. It offers a one-year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance based on Experiential Learning Techniques (ELT) and strong industry orientation. It also holds Global Lecture Series from Ivy League institutions through web streaming of lectures from Harvard, MIT etc. The international guest faculty is also invited twice a year, and top-ranking students get an opportunity to go on an Asian Banking Tour for global exposure. The Institute is presumably the best Banking and Finance Institute for those wanting to be in the private sector. Alumni are placed in ICICI Bank, American Express, Deutsche Bank, Canara Bank, State Bank of India, Axis Bank etc. The Institute stands out from the rest in that it allows a student to obtain parallel certifications in CFP, NCFM, Mutual Funds, Credit Appraisal and Trade Finance. It also offers free Govt. bank exam preparations like IBPS etc.
So when you start shortlisting Institutes for Banking & Finance, take a look at their placements. Check whether they support both private and Govt. Bank placement. Their experiential programs, if any, might give you a clue or two about how they achieve such placement and thus whether it is the right Institute for you.