MBA in Banking and Financial Services Program

Online Master of Business Administration
in Banking & Financial Services

Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan

Director, TAPMI

TAPMI is part of an elite group of business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). It is consistently ranked among the top 1% of B-Schools in India. The MBA in banking and financial services program from TAPMI will boost your capabilities multifold & aid you in your leadership journey in the BFSI sector. Specially curated to help you yield maximum outcome while offering a highly flexible learning trajectory, this 100% online program is a one-stop solution for all your learning requirements. I warmly welcome you to the TAPMI learning community

I believe that a collaborative effort between the top-class faculty of TAPMI and the participants, will create a magnificent learning experience for everyone.

I am delighted to announce a fresh batch for this exciting program of MBA (BKFS) and look forward to hosting you at our beautiful 44-acre campus in Manipal.

Why TAPMI’s MBA in banking and financial services Program?

The banking & financial services sector is brimming with opportunities for individuals who are equipped with the latest technology & familiar with the nuances of this booming sector. TAPMI’s Online Master of Business Administration in Banking & Financial Services [MBA (BKFS)] on-campus program has been the number one choice of several career-focused individuals, and the legacy of this robust program is now accessible online. It has been our intention to retain the same rigor and processes in our online program so learners can now gain our prestigious MBA in banking and financial services degree and successfully transition to a leadership role – all from the comfort of their homes, while continuing their jobs, and at an unbelievably affordable price.

Contact Details

Prof. Jeevan J Arakal

Associate Professor – Marketing Management

Chairperson - Branding & PR and Executive Education

BKFS Programme Office

T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

PB No.9, Manipal 576 104,

Landline (o): +91-820- 270 1462

Mobile (o):+91-702-660 7195

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Empowering you to succeed

Learning outcomes

  • A variety of real-world learning opportunities that enable industrial integration and intellectual cross-fertilization
  • Control over important areas including the financial industry's digital transformation, cryptocurrencies and blockchain, and innovation in the new-age banking environment
  • Updated knowledge and skill sets that are in line with what the BFSI sector requires
  • Improved management, analytical, problem-solving, and leadership abilities
  • Certain expertise and abilities related to the selected

Roles you can explore

  • Wealth Management
  • Investment Banking
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Credit Risk Analysis
  • Treasury Management
  • Fund Investment & Services
  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Banking
  • Financial Risk Advisory
  • Investor Relations
  • Financial Compliance
  • Wholesale Banking
  • Private Banking, and more

Programme benefits

  • Flexible programme design & weekend course delivery
  • Career oriented electives
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Opens doors to leadership roles
  • Increased earning potential
  • Experiential and future- focused learning

What you will learn

Semester 1

>>  Financial Accounting

>>  Corporate Finance – I

>>  Management Accounting

>>  Managerial Economics

>>  Human Resource Management

>>  Business Statistics

>>  Marketing Management

>>  Indian Financial System Financial markets

>>  Economic Policy Analysis

Semester 2

>>  Financial Statement Analysis

>>  Macroeconomics

>>  Corporate Finance II

>>  Financial Econometrics

>>  Insurance Management

>>  Organizational Behavior

>>  Financial Product Selling

>>  IT in Banking

>>  Storytelling with Data

>>  Strategic Decision Making Value Creation

Semester 3

>>  FinTech and Role of Emerging Technologies in Finance

>>  New-Age Banking and Finance

>>  Basket A* - Analytics for Banking and Finance

Semester 4

>>  Basket B - Banking

>>  Basket C - Capital Markets*

>>  Basket D- Advanced Corporate Finance*

Who can apply?

Learners are eligible to apply if they are-
  • Graduates from reputable colleges who received at least a 50% grade
  • 1 year minimum of experience with reputable businesses
This programme is most suited for-
  • People in their early careers who want do MBA in banking and financial services
  • Early-career professionals aspiring for banking and finance courses online
  • Mid- to senior-level managers aspiring for MBA in Banking and finance course and are ready to comprehend risk management and control in a changing business environment
  • Business leaders in banking and financial institutions keen to gain a deeper understanding of the BFSI sector in a disruptive world
  • Working for banks or fintech companies, or managing comparable clients/projects, are risk management consultants and finance specialists.

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Simple finance methods

We provide simple financing solutions, such as low-interest loans and part-payment choices, to help students easily secure seats. Students may also apply for college loans to qualify for tax advantages.

Programme highlights

Live virtual classes

Experienced faculty

100% online programme

Access to e-books and case studies

8 years of successful on-campus delivery

4 industry-oriented elective baskets

TAPMI alumni status

Advanced digital platform


Placement record


Top recruiting organizations

32.2 LPA

Highest CTC


Salary upturn

Note: Placement information relates to the MBA-BKFS programme offered on-campus.

Hear from our learners


1What is virtual learning?

Programmes delivered in a device-to-device mode in a virtual learning environment are termed “virtual learning” programmes. An interactive live classroom environment is created for the participants, and the rigor and engagement of the classroom environment are replicated in a high-quality technology-enabled learning platform. Virtual learning provides an opportunity for working professionals to study without taking a break from their careers.

2How is the programme delivered?

Lectures will be delivered through an appropriate online platform like Zoom or Microsoft Teams Learners can attend the sessions using a laptop/ mobile at your convenience in your city Classes will be scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays There will be 5 sessions per week, every session will run for 90 minutes Multiple assessment modes will be used to test and facilitate learning Participants will be provided with e-books and reading material for each course

3Do you provide placement with this programme?

While this is not a placement guarantee programme, Online Manipal provides placement assistance services to all its students.

4 What are the benefits of this programme?

Varied real- world learning experiences, enabling industry integration and cross fertilisation of ideas Command over key areas such as digital transformation in the banking sector, cryptocurrency & blockchain technology, and innovations in the new-age banking environment Updated knowledge and skill sets aligned with the demands of the BFSI sector Enhanced analytical, problem-solving, managerial, and leadership skills Specialised knowledge and skills pertaining to the chosen electives

5 Can I start this programme anytime?

While you cannot start the online MBA in Banking & Financial Services anytime, you can choose your own time to study and interact with faculty and go through the course content.

6Who should do online MBA in Banking & Financial Services?

This programme is most suited for- Early-career professionals aspiring for a career in banking and financial management Mid to senior-level managers in the banking and financial services sector, eager to understand risk management & control in an evolving business environment Business leaders in banking and financial institutions keen to gain a deeper understanding of the BFSI sector in a disruptive world Risk management consultants & finance professionals working in banks or fintech organizations, or handling similar clients/projects

7 Will I get a certificate for this programme?

Yes, you will receive a degree certificate after successful completion of online MBA in Banking & Financial Services by TAPMI, a constituent unit of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE).

8 What is the programme fee?

The actual programme fee is INR 7,00,000. However, there is a special inaugural batch fee of INR 5,60,000. The application fee is INR 1,500.

9How many hours do I need to spend on this programme?

Learners will need to spend around 15-20 hours/week for a period of 24 months to complete this programme. We recommend attendance of 75% per course in the programme..

10Will I be able to access classes when I am travelling?

You can access and attend classes while you are travelling. However, we do not recommend this option as you might have unstable network connection. As mentioned earlier, recordings of all classroom sessions will be available to all programme participants.

11Can I take up classes while I am abroad?

Yes, if you have a stable internet connection and the time zone is convenient for you.

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