APMI Centre for Executive Learning

Constituent unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

T A Pai Management Institute Campus,

Post Box No.9 Manipal - 576 104, Karnataka

MBA in Banking and Financial Services Program

Online Master of Business Administration
in Banking & Financial Services

Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan

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.

Backed by 8 years of successful delivery in the on-campus mode, T.A. Pai Management Institute’s (TAPMI) flagship MBA in Banking and Financial Services (BKFS) program has now been curated for delivery in the online mode. This 100% online program aims at creating future-ready professionals by empowering them in digital transformation in the banking sector and other innovations in the new-age BFSI environment. Supported by state-of-the-art digital infrastructure and an up-to-date curriculum, this online program enables learning to build managerial careers in the BFSI sector.

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Learning outcomes

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

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

Programme benefits

  • Move into managerial roles in the BFSI sector by exploring career opportunities in-demand job profiles like wealth management, investment banking, asset management, credit risk analysis, and treasury management 
  • Master key areas such as digital transformation in the banking sector, financial econometrics, storytelling with data, IT in banking, and other innovations in the new-age BFSI sector.
  • Participate in weekly live sessions that are conducted by the same faculty who teach the students of the on-campus MBA-BKFS program. Get access to recorded sessions in case you miss live classes
  • Get a real-world learning experience by working on case studies and projects that are future-focused
  • Career advancement opportunities in the BFSI sector and increased earning potential.

What you will learn

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

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.

Learners are eligible to apply if they are-

  • 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.
  • Risk management consultants & finance professionals working in banks or fintech organizations, or handling similar clients/projects.

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We offer scholarships for defense personnel, meritorious students, persons with disabilities, alumni of MAHE, and alumni of degree colleges under Academy of General Education (AGE).

Scholarship category
Scholarship discount
Eligibility criteria
Defence personnel
Minimum 2 years’ service in the armed forces.
Divyaang (for persons with disabilities)
Candidate must submit certificate of claim as per government norms.
Merit – Indian students
≥ 90% or ≥ 75% (aggregate) at entry level qualification from a recognised board/university
Merit – Foreign/ NRI students
15% / 10%
≥ 90% or ≥ 75% (aggregate) at entry level qualification from a recognised board/university for a 15% or 10% scholarship on course fee, respectively.
MAHE / Academy of General Education alumni
UG/PG alumni of MAHE / AGE colleges with ≥ 75% (aggregate) at graduation.
Other concessions
Eligibility criteria
Fee concession
Upfront payment of full program fee

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

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Placement record


Top recruiting organizations


Highest CTC

0 %

Salary upturn

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

Hear from our learners

Swathi Shubham

Joining the BKFS course at TAPMI was a very important and successful decision for me. The curriculum is constantly updated as per financial industry requirements. The subject design and the faculty here give you the liberty to think beyond just theories. They demonstrate concepts and their use through discussions and live case studies. Overall, it has given me exposure to the industry and has prepared me for my future corporate life.

Tanmay Dabholkar

TAPMI BKFS programme is one of the best courses for finance enthusiasts. It covers topics in depth and provides great learning opportunities for those who want to pursue their career in finance. While keeping up with industry practices, it also includes subjects such as data analytics which truly is a value addition to the course.

Siddharth Goyal

TAPMI BKFS is a well designed course. It has given me practical experience of various concepts we use in finance via in-class case discussions, debates etc. This course also has a perfect blend of Marketing and Strategy concepts which came in handy during my internship.

Shobhit Jain

BKFS program at TAPMI has helped me develop a multi-dimensional perspective towards finance. I joined here aspiring to prepare for the same old traditional opportunities offered in banking and financial services but ended up with so much more. I was able to widen my horizon through discussions with professors, guest faculties, and students over numerous sessions, workshops, and case discussions.

Prabal Jain

An extremely useful program for students who are looking to establish a career in finance. It offers good insights into various diversified aspects of finance from fixed income securities, investment management, financial advisory and so much more. During the program, we got to learn from industry experts through various sessions held from time to time to help us understand what exactly the industry demands from us and how to excel in the same.

Dr. N Gayathri

I am one of those rare combinations with an MBA from Medical background. With a passion for finance but coming from a diverse background, the course design was so systematic that my journey was seamless. The industry-relevant course structure helped me a lot during my internship as well.


I am one of the uncommon individuals with a background in medicine and an MBA. Coming from a variety of backgrounds and having a passion for finance, the course design was so systematic that it made my trip easy. My internship was greatly aided by the industry-relevant course framework as well.


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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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).

The actual programme fee is INR 360,000.  The application fee is INR 1,500.

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..

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.

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

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