Financial Services

Financial Services

Degrees offered: B.B.A, B.C.A., B.Com, B.Com(Hons), B.F.A., B.M.S, B.Sc.

What is Financial Services

The Financial Services course is a multidisciplinary programme which includes financial theory, engineering methods, mathematics tools and programming practice. The curriculum is career-oriented in nature which creates several prospects in different disciplines, such as banking. Financial service is a profession that covers a wide range of occupations, including a financial analyst, a personal finance consultant and financial manager.

There are several undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes which prepare students for financial services professions. Some of the popular topics are accounting, business, finance, economics, statistics, financial law and mathematics. Though there are many employment opportunities for graduates to explore, most common career paths may include being a financial analyst, a financial advisor, or a financial consultant.

The finance sector covers companies concerned with money management. The programme aims at equipping candidates with the abilities needed to work in an extremely competitive culture. Aspiring candidates are offered the chance to study about a wide variety of fields including asset management, financial planning, risk assessment, stock market management, investment and portfolio management, financial analysis, taxation, pension, money market funds, applied economics, social advantages, insurance, sales and selling strategies and related private and business law. After completing the programme students have multiple employment opportunities in different fields.

Course Highlights

Degree Name



Bachelors- 3years

MBA in Financial Management- 2 years

M.Sc. in Finance- 2 years


Bachelors- 10+2

MBA- Graduate or Equivalent

M.Sc.- Graduate or Equivalent

Degree level

Bachelors- Undergraduate

MBA- Post Graduation

M.Sc.- Post Graduation

Course type

Finance course

Admission process

Entrance Examination and marks of 10+2

Financial services course fees

Two to five lakhs

Financial services course entrance exams


Jobs after Financial services course

Finance officer, Cash manager, Financial controller, Financial consultants

Expected starting salary

Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 20,000 per month approx.

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Financial Services

The course, financial services is suitable for some of those students who are likely to opt for higher-level teaching jobs as a profession. Candidates with good writing, speaking, and communication skills will be capable of expressing their knowledge. Here we have described the eligibility criteria of three different courses. These criteria should be followed by the students to get admission in these courses. Students need to have a minimum aggregate of fifty per cent marks in their previous examinations before taking up this course.

Bachelor of Finance

Aspiring applicants from a recognized board of education have to complete 10+ 2 or the equivalent test with at least fifty per cent marks.

M.B.A. Financial Management Eligibility

Aspiring students need to qualify the Common Admission Test (CAT) or take admission to any of the IIM (Indian Management Institutes) schools including a bachelor's degree from a recognised university. Aspiring students need to pass any of this following entrance examinations, Common Admission Test (CAT), Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), Joint Management Entrance Test  (JMET) or Management Aptitude Test  (MAT)  to take admission in any management institution in India. Apart from these entrance exams, several business schools are conducting independent entrance tests.

M.Sc. in Finance Eligibility

Aspiring candidates with at least fifty per cent marks in B.Sc./B.Sc.(Hons.) can apply for this M.Sc. in Finance programme. Students get admission directly after having completed their bachelor's degree or may need to sit for some independent entrance examinations conducted by different colleges.

Scope of Financial Services in India and Abroad

India has a globally competitive financial services industry which is experiencing rapid development, in respect to solid growth of existing financial firms and growing market entry organizations. The industry encompasses commercial banks, finance companies, commercial non-banks, cooperatives, retirement funds, mutual funds as well as other minor financial services. 

This concept could be further subdivided between two sections – financial services and financial management. Financial management is on how to use institutional resources most appropriately, in a business environment, a non-profit corporation or a government body. Financial managers establish and execute techniques within a company to increase profit margins.

India's financial services industry is primarily a banking industry with commercial banks contributing to even more than sixty-four per cent of the asset value managed by the financial sector. A finance profession is thrilling and satisfying, and extremely profitable. It encourages ambitious young adults who also have a passion for economics, finance and the ability to effectively and analytically understand and analyse complicated financial principles and information. Finance is mostly about money management. The Indian government has also implemented reforms to modernise, monitor and improve the financial services of the country. India is regarded as one of the most competitive financial markets in the world. Though there are some difficulties, the future appears to be in good hands for the industry.

Course Fees Financial Services

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
4.11 K
B.Com in Financial Services at MES Keveeyam College, Malappuram
2.20 K
B.Com(Hons) in Financial Services at Ram Krishna College, Madhubani
11.71 Lakhs
Dual Degree in Financial Services at Auro University, Surat
2.57 Lakhs
Dual Degree in Financial Services at Punjabi University, Patiala
4.27 K
M.Com in Financial Services at Co Operative Arts and Science College, Madayi
3.08 K
M.Com in Financial Services at University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
20.16 Lakhs
M.B.A in Financial Services at Amity Business School, Noida
20.54 Lakhs
P.G.P in Financial Services at Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
2.05 Lakhs
Ph.D in Financial Services at Bengaluru School of Management Studies GITAM, Bengaluru
Data not available
3.60 Lakhs
Ph.D in Financial Services at Parul University, Vadodara
Data not available
15.00 K
Diploma in Financial Services at Indian School of Business Management and Administration, Chennai
5.25 K
Diploma in Financial Services at Kalpana Chawla Government Polytechnic For Women, Ambala
4.49 Lakhs
Diploma in Financial Services at Indian School of Business and Finance, New Delhi
19.70 K
Diploma in Financial Services at University of Mysore, Mysore

Course Subjects

The key subjects for the course in Finance can vary from depending on the institute. However, there are several popular subjects in the Finance course programme that are covered by all colleges and universities.

Bachelor in Finance

Bachelor in Finance offers a conceptual and operational understanding of an organization or company's capital resources for preparing, coordinating, monitoring, managing and regulating them effectively. Syllabus of Bachelor in Finance as prescribed by various universities and colleges.

Introduction to management accounting

Corporate finance

Financial instruments and markets

Financial planning and wealth management

Introduction to financial accounting

International financial management

Security analysis and portfolio management

Introductory microeconomics

Introductory macroeconomics

Introduction to financial accounting

Introductory finance

Principles of taxation law

Risk management and insurance

Business ethics, globalization and sustainability

Developing the financial plan

Introduction to marketing

Introduction to marketing

Business statistics

Superannuation and retirement

Introductory macroeconomics

MBA in Financial Management

Students acquire specialized information on techniques for financial planning, theoretical approaches and methods of implementation. These courses provide financial services-specific lessons. The aim is for candidates to be capable of adapting the expertise to different industry conditions focused on consumer or company financial interests. MBA in financial management syllabus as provided by various universities.

Economic Analysis for Business

Strategic Investment and Financing Decisions

Accounting for Management

International Trade Finance

Statistics for Management

Entrepreneurial Finance

Management Concepts

Financial Derivatives Management

Organizational Behaviour

Insurance & Risk Management

Legal Aspects of Business

Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Financial Management

Applied Operations Research

Quality Management

Strategic Management

Production & Operations Management

Indian Banking Financial System

Information Management

Project Work in the relevant specialization

Human Resource Management

International Business Management

Marketing Management

Enterprise Resource Planning

M.Sc. in Finance

The aim of an M.Sc. in Finance programme is to adequately prepare for employment in a field dealing with financial services, including financial planning or financial analysis. The students develop advanced expertise in theoretical approaches, methods of application and financial planning strategies. These programmes can be done in an online and offline mode both. Some of the subjects are mentioned below.

Analyzing business' value

Acquisitions and mergers

Capital markets and financial institutions

Derivative markets

Portfolio management and security analysis

Marketing management

Students can also opt for several other degrees such as Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Accounting,  Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Markets, Bachelor of Commerce in Money and Financial System, Master of Philosophy in Financial Studies.

Careers in Financial Services

This Financial Services course is ideal for all those who wish for comprehensive and appropriate education and advancement in financial services to managerial and senior management careers. Applicants must have a firm grip in financial research, strategic thinking and interpersonal and conversational abilities. The students should have numerical likings, strong quantitative and analytical abilities, understanding of cutting-edge information technology, professionalism, problem-solving, decision-making and management skills. 

Financial administrators of every company, in India and overseas, are one of the most highly paid professionals. MNCs are universally popular destinations for graduates of financial management qualifications. A large number of MNCs heading to India and different Indian businesses moving nationally and globally for strategic partnerships.

That could be a lucrative and excellent career opportunity for someone with strong communication skills. Companies and government agencies have a financial manager in charge of carrying out investment operations, producing financial reports, and applying credit-management strategies.

Certifications for Financial Services

Certified Financial Planner
Chartered Financial Analyst certificate
Financial Risk Manager Certification
National Institute of Security Markets

Job Profiles and Top Recruiters

Finance practitioners acquire analytical skills for interpreting financial accounts or data sources to determine the qualitative and quantitative factors of businesses as well as other organizations for financial stability. Below are some job profiles in the field of financial services.

Finance Officer: Finance officers are managers in a company who manage financial matters and decisions. They can supervise accounting departments, analyze reports and develop budgets.

Treasurer: A treasurer is an individual in charge of managing a company's treasury. A corporate treasurer has core responsibilities like cash and liquidity planning, risk control, and corporate finance.

Credit and Cash Manager: A cash manager is specialized in supervising cash management tasks like reporting payment and repayment processes, or managing bank accounts. Cash managers are required in a wide range of industries such as health care organisations, or finance companies. Primary duties may include supervising junior staff and delivering job training; maintaining consistency with local, state, laws; and supporting an institutional treasury framework. Cash managers can analyze the efficiency of companies and prescribe strategies to optimize activities.

Finance Controller: The financial controller is the chief accountant for an organization. We supervise accounting practices and guarantee the ledgers properly represent money that comes into and out of the organization. The finance controller is a senior accounting team member. For this purpose, applicants are typically required to demonstrate considerable skills in accounting and tax matters, including the ability to direct others and take control of the company's records.

Financial consultant: Financial consultants function properly with firms or individual people to prepare for the financial prospects by providing data and advice on issues which include tax, income and investments decisions. These consultants are often called financial advisors, to offer customized financial advice, work directly with business partners. Advisers can, however, direct their customers to buy and sell stocks and mutual funds. Few advisors operate for consultancies concentrating on the financial requirements of individual companies or sectors.

Credit analyst: The credit analyst's duties require reviewing credit data and financial details of individuals or businesses requesting for credit or loans to assess the threat that the bank, or other lending or credit-granting entity, will not recover loaned funds. The risk level is also used to decide whether a loan or credit line is issued, or even if, the parameters of the loan, along with the rate of interest. Credit analysts must write reports that are focused on the observations to make lending and creditworthiness decisions.

Top recruiting areas are:

  • Credit Card Companies

  • Insurance Companies

  • Private Equity Sector

  • Banks

  • Educational Institutions

  • Stock Brokerages

  • Investment Funds Area

  • ‘Self-employment

Top recruiting companies:

  • Goldman Sachs

  • Morgan Stanley

  • Boston Consulting Group

  • Lehman Brothers

  • JPMorgan Chase & Co

  • Barclays

  • Deutsche Bank

  • McKinsey & Company

  • State Bank of India

  • HDFC

Questions related to Financial Services

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which university is best for mba finance in doing it in distance

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 18th Jan, 2021

There are various top universities which offer mba or post graduate diploma in finance management(for a duration of one year), such as NMIMS(Mumbai) offers PGDFM with course fee of Rs 35,000, IMT Centre for distance learning offers PGDFM with course fee of Rs 60,000 , Symbiosis Centre for distance learning offers PGDFM with course fee of Rs 37,000 , Annamalai and Madurai Kamaraj University offers MBA in finance management, even IGNOU offers PGDFM through OPENMAT with eligibility of graduation in any discipline from a recognized university with 50% aggregate, there is relaxation of 5% for reserved category, along with there is three years work experience is compulsory.

MBA international business and finance has good salary and jobs which is offered in christ university or normal mba international business

Soham sengupta 17th Jan, 2021

Hello student

MBA international business and finance from Christ University Bangalore is far more better than normal MBA in international business from any other school in India.The campusing and the chances of getting high salary job in  international and national companies is  higher than any other school's normal MBA international business degree student. This is known from the reviews of the Christ University prospect. The highest salary package is 7.5 lacs per annum and the lowest package of salary 5.75 lakh per annum. The placement is 99.99% for the previous year including all the years before.

Hope this helps.


my AIR is 4799 in neet mds 2021 ,based on this rank in which private or self finance college i will get mds in oral surgery

Devraj Student Expert 16th Jan, 2021


Based on last year cutoff.... According to your rank in NEET MDS 2021 and category you can check the private or self finance college in which you would have chance of getting a seat in MDS in oral the NEET MDS college predictor linK given below

Hope this will help you


What are some good short term (3-6 months) professional finance course which one can pursue in order to fetch a good job for someone who is a bcom graduate and already a little versed with financial terminologies?

Neha Kanwar 15th Jan, 2021


Here is the list of some amazing professional short term courses in finance that you can pursue:

1. Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst - 2 weeks

2. Certified Financial Planner - 1 year

3. Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst - 1 week

4. Certified International Investment Analyst - 3 weeks

5. Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor - 5 day residential programme

6. Certified Fund Specialist - 15 weeks

Hope it helps.

Good Luck!


hi sir/madam, i got a 727 rank in apicet 2020 oc-girls , is there any possibility to get mca seat in sv university? can plz tell me fee details of svu mca 2years course ? can u tell me the difference between regular fee and self finance? by they way my father is government employee.

sowmya.konkala19 12th Jan, 2021

hello aspirant,

As of now its tough to say if you can fetch a seat because the cutoff changes every year with college.but based on previous year analysis,your rank and category we can help you find possibilities into according to last year analysis you have good chances to fetch a seat in SRI VENKATESHWARA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING.the last year cutoff for mca is according to that you have good chances to fetch seat.

The fee structure for 3 years in svu is 49,800/-(Change in the duration of  MCA Program from 3 years to 2 years w.e.f. 2020-21 has been approved. The enrolment number in MCA programme has been reducing. In 2019-2020 the number of takers for this course had reduced by 38,964 in comparison to the number of takers in 2015-16.)

regular course is funded by the government where university doesn't has to put into it's own money to teach you and provide you with other facilities, such as, hostel, mess, library, societies and all. But in a self financed course these all are provided to you by the "University" not government's funding.

hope this helps,


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