List of banking & finance certification courses in India

By NIIT Editorial

Published on 22/05/2020

6 minutes


Today, Banking and Finance are sought-after fields when it comes to either education or career. There are many short-term courses in finance with placement potential, which help students accentuate their chance to zoom past their peers. With short-term finance certifications courses, students can not only gain the necessary skills in a relatively short period but also, pursue these courses alongside any existing job or studies, conveniently.

In this article, we have compiled some highly preferred courses in finance-after-graduation by students and employers alike.

ANIIT - Banking and Finance

The ANIIT- Banking and Finance programme is one of NIIT's premium financial certification courses. Since it is a Dual Qualification programme, it consists of 7 terms where all the nuances of banking and finance are taught in detail to students. The 3-year graduation programme starts with the basics of the banking and finance industry, and eventually, takes the students through all the modules to hone them as a skilled professional in the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) sector.

This programme also makes the students proficient in banking and accounting software. Rudimentary calculation and understanding of the latest tax policies are also covered in this course, such as:

  1. GST
  2. Global Finance and accounting standards
  3. Advance Retail Banking operations and more

Post Graduate Diploma in Sales and Relationship Banking

NIIT IFBI has designed a comprehensive portfolio of a training programme in collaboration with ICICI Bank. This finance certification course is developed to hone the soft and hard skills of students. The syllabus is designed keeping in mind the knowledge new-age banks are looking for in industry-ready professionals.

An online-based programme, this course allows the expert faculty member and students to engage in a plethora of activities such as debates and discussions. Some of the topics that are extensively covered by the course are:

  1. Hands-on knowledge of Finacle software
  2. Products, processes, and policies of ICICI Bank
  3. Understand the Banking industry in a holistic way
  4. Skills and techniques for selling banking and financial products

Post-Graduate Programme in Applied Finance and Accounts with GST (PGPAG) (NIIT)

There is no denying that accounting and finance are the languages of any business. Today, organizations look for professionals who understand them well and can apply these concepts effectively to manage & control business. This has compelled the National Institute of Information Technology to design a unique course that integrates finance and accounts.

The Post-Graduation Programme in Applied Finance and Account with GST has been crafted to offer entry-level professionals and students an in-depth knowledge of the accounting domain. Along with this, students will also gain expertise in Excel and Tally tools. The course also focuses on a thorough understanding of the emerging trends of business analytics.

With this course, NIIT offers extensive hands-on experiences to the students in each aspect of finance. NIIT also has an expert faculty that possess excellent knowledge of the current financial market. Additionally, NIIT offers 100% placement assistance with some of the largest employers in the accounting domain.

GST Using Tally.ERP9

The Goods and Service Tax (GST) has converted India into a unified market of 1.3 billion citizens. This tax has also been made applicable throughout India, replacing multiple cascading taxes levied by the Central and State Government, which makes GST a crucial tax to understand the financial market.

Today, many companies in the banking and finance sector are looking forward to hiring professionals who understand GST and can implement it as per statutory obligations. This course will enable students to understand and work with GST efficiently.

Opting for such finance courses after graduation will give the students an edge over their peers and help them comprehend the market better.

Accounting with Tally.ERP9

Another finance course after graduation by NIIT is Accounting with Tally.ERP9. This course is designed to enable students to record business transactions and manage information of the accounts for an organization. To do so, students will be given an in-depth knowledge of the popular Tally Business Accounting Software. Additionally, students will be taught to carry out their daily tasks efficiently by using various Office productivity tools. They will also learn how to use these tools for financial analysis and report-making. This course entails 36 hours of classroom training along with real-time practice on data sets.

Many opt for a career in the banking and finance sector because of job security and a bright future. Right from clerks to officers, a career in banking and finance is extensive and productive. Hence, students exploring the banking and finance courses after graduation or working professionals looking at having a career in this sector should certainly consider the above courses.

In case you need more knowledge about the banking and finance courses, you may reach out to your nearest NIIT branch or click here.

Post Graduate Programme in Banking and Finance – Sales and Relationship Management

An online blended learning programme for graduates that prepares you in fields across Banking, Financial Services, Capital markets, Fintech and regulatory bodies & many more.

Placement Assistance in Banks & NBFCs*

Average Starting Salary of INR 2.5 LPA^