MBA in Banking, Finance, Insurance: Top Schools

“I want to specialise in Banking and Insurance, but, I am unaware of the institutes providing this course.”

“Which institutes provide specialisation in Banking and Finance or Banking and Insurance?”

“I am getting Banking & Finance in a good B-School and Marketing in a not-so-good B-School, what should I do?”

Do you find yourself thinking similarly?

DON’T WORRY! We’ve got your back.


First, let us understand about MBA/PGDM in Banking and Finance or Banking and Insurance.

In these 2 year postgraduate specialisation programs, the students study the fundamentals and concepts of banking and finance/insurance along with the basic concepts of management. The students also get specialised training in subjects such as International Banking and Insurance, Treasury Operations, Risk Management, Investment Banking, etc.

These courses are designed to cater to the growing needs of management professionals in the banking, insurance and financial industry. The students are developed into professionals with analytical skills and capability of driving the banking sector growth and financial stability. They also gain the knowledge of contemporary corporate finance, global financial market, private equity, mergers and acquisition.

Career Opportunities

There are a lot of opportunities for students pursuing specialisation in Banking and Finance or Banking and Insurance as the BFSI industry is always on lookout for pool of talent  in various roles such as Investment Bankers, Insurance Managers, Credit & Risk Managers, Financial Advisors, Loan Counsellors, Financial Analysts, Credit Analysts, Stock Analysts, Asset Managers, Agents & Brokers, Operations Managers, Accountants and Auditors, Credit Analysts, Financial Analysts, etc.

Here are some top B-Schools who offer MBA/PGDM in Banking and Finance or MBA/PGDM in Banking and Insurance.

*This table should be in no way acknowledged as a rank wise list of colleges.

International Management Institute New Delhi PGDM (Banking &Financial Services) INR 15.41 CAT, GMAT  www.imi.edu
Institute of Financial Management and Research Chittoor MBA (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI)) INR 12.00 CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT www.ifmr.ac.in
Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance – [SSBF] Pune PGDM (Banking and Finance) INR 14.71 SNAP www.ssbf.edu.in
International School of Business and Research Bangalore PGDM Banking &Insurance INR 8.00 MAT, CAT, XAT, CMAT, PGCET, etc. www.isbr.in
Institute of Public Enterprise Hyderabad PGD (Banking Insurance and Financial Services) INR 8.15 CAT, XAT, GMAT www.ipeindia.org
Pondicherry University Pondicherry MBA (Banking Technology) INR 0.697 CAT, MAT, GMAT www.pondiuni.edu.in
GIBS Business School Bangalore PGDM (Banking & Insurance) INR 6.50 CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, etc. www.gibsbschool.com
SCMS Cochin School of Business Cochin PGDM (Banking & Insurance) INR 1.25 per trimester CAT, MAT, ATMA, XAT, CMAT, KMAT www.scms.edu.in
International Institute of Business Studies- [IIBS] Bangalore MBA (Banking & Insurance Service) INR 7.45 CAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT www.iibsonline.com
TAPMI Manipal PGDM in Banking & Finance INR 13.00 CAT, XAT, GMAT www.tapmi.edu.in
AIMS Institute of Management Studies Pune MBA – PGP (Banking & Finance) INR 4.98 CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, CET, AMMI aimsinstitute.in
Birla Institute of Management Technology – [BIMTECH] Greater Noida PGDM Insurance Business Management INR 7.50 CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, MAT www.bimtech.ac.in


While you may start considering MBA in ‘Banking & Finance’ or ‘Banking & Insurance’ for your specialisation, here is a last piece of advice from our end:

MBA in lesser known courses from top B-School is always better than MBA in known courses from average or below B-school.

All the best!

Feel free to contact us in case of any query and otherwise.

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