Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Banking and Financial Services (PGPBFS)

About the Programme:

The one year Post Graduate Programme is tailor made to meet the requirements for qualified and dynamic people who can seamlessly adapt to the fast changing business environment in the financial services industry. The participants in this programme would be introduced to the concepts and theories relevant to appreciate the functioning of the different segments of the financial services business. Emphasis would be on the applications of the theoretical constructs in real life business situation through case studies, group work, presentations, role play, assignments, industry visits, project work and internship. 

The one year program in New Delhi is being offered by Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) in collaboration with Alethia Education Services, New Delhi.

On Campus Visit :

The participants shall be required to come to XIMB campus at Bhubaneswar for a period of 5 days. During the period of their stay, the participants need to attend intensive classroom and group learning sessions. This is a mandatory component for the successful completion of the course.

Certification, Assessment &  Evaluation :

The examination and evaluation required for certification will be carried out by XIM, Bhubaneswar. The Certificate will be awarded by XIM, Bhubaneswar.

Course Duration: 1 Year

Class Schedule:   Friday, Saturday & Sunday: From 09.00 a.m.-6.00 p.m.

                             Monday- Thursday: Internships at BFS Companies

Class Venue: New Delhi

Programme Fees :  Rs.2, 25,000/- + Service Tax

 1st Installment

Rs.15,000/- within one week of the receipt of the admission offer, in favor of Alethia Education Services Pvt. Ltd. payable at New Delhi

 2nd Installment

Rs. 90,000/- before the commencement of the classes (dates shall be mentioned in due course) in favor of Alethia Education Services Pvt. Ltd. payable at New Delhi

 3rd Installment

Rs.90,000/- by 30th Sept 2012 in favor of Alethia Education Services Pvt. Ltd. payable at New Delhi.

4th Installment

Rs.52,500/- by 30th Dec 2012 in favor of  Alethia Education Services Pvt. Ltd. payable at New Delhi.


# Physical Classroom Sessions

# Lecture Sessions

# Online Quizzes

# Assignments and Project Work

# Term Papers

Important Dates: 

Application Opens:1st October, 2011
Application Closes:19th Feb, 2012
Interview Dates: End Feb, 2012 to 1st week of March 2012
Intimation of Selection:15th March, 2012
Inauguration of PGPBFS and Commencement of Sessions:  Mid April 2012

On-campus Programme: The dates for the On-campus Stay will be announced after the commencement of the sessions

 Course Content :

Semester -I

  •  Managerial Economics  
  •  Business Statistics
  •  Financial Institutions & Markets
  •  Financial Reporting
  •  Communication  
  •  Business Law
  •  Retail Banking


  •  Financial Statement Analysis 
  •  Corporate Finance
  •  Insurance Management
  •  Marketing Management for Financial Services
  •  Corporate Banking & Credit  Management
  •  Development Banking
  •  Banking regulation & Compliance

Semester - III

  •  Investment Banking
  •  Equity Analysis
  •  Mutual Fund & NBFC
  •  Foreign Exchange Management
  •  Financial Derivative
  •  Asset Liability Management  
  •  Risk Management & Capital Measurement in Banks


Eligibility & Admission Criteria: 

  • A three-year Bachelors  Degree (or equivalent) in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as eligible for post- graduate studies in management
  • CAT/MAT/XAT Scores
  • GD & Personal interviews (Interview locations: Delhi, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata)

How to apply?


    • Candidates are required to buy the application form from the information centres at Alethia, Delhi, at a cost of Rs. 1000/-.  OR candidates can Apply Online.
    • They can also download the Application Form & send the Hard Copy [Download Application Form] along with a DD of Rs. 1000/- in favour of "Alethia Education Services Pvt Ltd." and send it across to Alethia Education Services, M-23, 2nd Floor, Old DLF Colony, Sector-14, Gurgaon-122001, Haryana, India 

The envelope should be super scribed "Application for admission to PGPBFS"


Required Documents with the Application: 

  • Copies of all academic records (12th std. mark sheet, Graduation / Post graduation certificate)
  •  Professional records (Experience certificates)/CAT or MAT or XAT score card
  • 2 Passport size photos
  • Self addressed (in BLOCK letters) stickers



Alethia :

Alethia Education Services
M-23, 2nd Floor, Old DLF Colony
Haryana, India
Contact No: +91 9999390555 , +91 9810940669
Email :,

Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) :

Xavier Institute of Management
Xavier Square, Bhubaneswar-751013
Phone: 0674 - 6647784