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For industry-oriented learning

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Of on-campus delivery


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Program Overview

MBA- Banking & Financial Services is a 2-year program that aims at enabling professionals to fast-track their managerial careers and grow to leadership positions in the BFSI sector. Supported by state-of-the-art digital infrastructure, an up-to-date curriculum, and 4 industry-oriented elective baskets, the program empowers learners in digital transformation in the banking sector, emerging technologies, and other innovations in the new-age BFSI environment. Backed by 8 years of successful delivery in the online mode, this specially curated, fully- online program is sure to be a gamechanger for future-leaders in the BFSI sector.

What You Get From This Program



  • Choose from industry-oriented electives- Analytics for Banking and Finance, Banking, Capital Markets, and Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Gain focused knowledge and skills required for specific domains in the BFSI sector

Gateway To

  • Enhanced your analytical, problem-solving, managerial, and leadership skills
  • Assume leadership and pursue managerial positions in your organization

Flexible &

  • Study without quitting your job and attend live weekend classes
  • The program provides varied real-world learning experiences, enabling industry integration and cross-fertilization of ideas


  • Master key areas such as digital transformation in the banking sector, cryptocurrency & blockchain technology, and innovations in the new-age banking environment
  • Update and align your knowledge and skill sets with the demands of the BFSI sector
  • Gain valuable inputs from mentors
  • Increased your earning potential by becoming future-ready

Become a future-ready professional & build a successful career by mastering cutting-edge competencies in the new-age BFSI ecosystem.

Course Duration

24 Months
(15-20 hours/ week)


A Program That'll Redefine Your Future

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Who Should Do This Program?

  • Early-career professionals or those aspiring for a career in Banking and Financial Management
  • Mid to senior-level managers working in the Banking and Financial Services sector eager to understand risk management and control in an evolving business environment
  • Business Leaders in banking and financial institutions keen to gain a deeper understanding of BFSI sector in a disruptive world
  • Risk Management Consultants and finance professionals working in a bank or a fintech organization or handling similar clients/projects
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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
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Who Can Apply?

  • Graduates from recognized universities with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience

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Here's What Our Alumni Have To Say!


Tanmay Dabholkar

Business Consultant, Ernst & Young

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

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Prabal Jain

Deputy Manager, ICICI Bank

An extremely useful program for students looking to establish a career in finance. It offers insights into various diversified aspects of finance, from fixed income securities, investment management, financial advisory, and much more. We also 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.

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Siddharth Goyal

TAPMI’s MBA-BKFS is a well-designed course. It has given me practical experience with 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 became handy during my internship.

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Swathi Shubham

Joining the BKFS course at TAPMI was a critical 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, and they demonstrate concepts and their use through discussions and live case studies. Overall, it has exposed me to the industry and prepared me for my future corporate life.

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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.

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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 also helped me a lot during my internship.

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100%Placement Record

123Top Recruiting Organizations

INR 32.2LHighest CTC

340%Salary Upturn

Note: Placement data pertains to the on-campus MBA-BKFS program

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Experts You Will Learn From

Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan

Director - TAPMI & T. A. Pai Chair Professor of Finance


Prof. Jeevan J Arakal

Associate Professor, Chairperson – Branding & PR, Executive Chair - Education Programs and VEL, TAPMI


Prof. Meera L. B. Aranha

Professor & Chairperson – MBA-BKFS, TAPMI


Prof. Abhishek Kumar Rohit

Associate Professor & Co-Chair MBA-BKFS


Prof. Vrishali N Bhat

Associate Professor & Chairperson – MBA Program, TAPMI


Prof. Cledwyn Fernandez

Assistant Professor & Co – Chair – Accounting, Economics and Finance, TAPMI


Prof. Kartikeya Bolar Pramoda

Associate Professor, TAPMI


Prof. Shruthi J Mayur

Associate Professor, Co-Chair – HR, OB & Communications and Chairperson- MBA-HRM Program, TAPMI


Prof. Sudheer Reddy

Associate Professor & Co-Chair - Corporate Engagement, TAPMI


Program Fee

INR 7,00,000INR 5,60,000

Introductory Offer (All Inclusive)

We offer easy financing options in the form of loans at low-interest rates and part payment facilities to enable students to secure seats seamlessly. Additionally, students can also apply for education loans to obtain tax benefits.

Need Assistance



Programs delivered in a device-to-device mode in a virtual learning environment are termed “virtual learning” programs. 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. 

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

  • 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 

  • Varied real-world learning experiences, enabling industry integration and cross-fertilization 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 
  • Specialized knowledge and skills pertaining to the chosen electives

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

This program 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 the successful completion of online MBA in BKFS by TAPMI, a constituent unit of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE).

Please visit the refund policy page or contact our course coordinators for more details.

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

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

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

Though technical issues are uncommon, recorded sessions will be available for you to revisit in case you face an issue during live sessions.