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NIIT IFBI announces 2ND National Banking Entrance Test for post graduate programs

New Delhi, August 08 2012: NIIT Institute of Finance, Banking & Insurance Training Ltd. (IFBI) – India’s largest Banking training institute, today announced the 2ND National Banking Entrance Test (NBET) for their Post Graduate programs from August 8th to August 30th, 2012. The post graduate banking programs offered under NBET are Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Operations (PGDBO), Post Graduate Diploma in retail Banking (PGDRB) and BankVantage Career programs.
Graduate/post graduates or MBAs’ in any discipline with minimum 50% marks are eligible to apply for the National Banking Entrance Test. The final year graduation students born on or after 1st August, 1986 are also eligible for the entrance test. The applicants can either visit IFBI centre or can apply online by submitting application form
Flagging off 2ND NBET nationally, Mr S. Venkatesh, President, NIIT IFBI said, “Indian banking industry is on a growth path. This has created a huge demand for trained manpower for the banking sector.  A first-of-its-kind initiative, National Banking Entrance Test by NIIT IFBI helps identify and professionally train manpower for this sector, while empowering aspiring youth carve challenging careers with leading private banks in India.”
Successful candidates of National Banking Entrance Test can also earn scholarships up to Rs. 16,000 on the various PG Programs in banking, offered by IFBI.  NIIT IFBI’s 1ST National Banking Entrance test (NBET) helped over 1000 students across the country carve a niche as officers in the leading private banks of India.
The Banking Programs offered by NIIT IFBI aims at creating industry ready versatile professionals, who can adapt to working environment in the Banking Industry. These Diploma programs equips a person with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude for business development roles in Banks, thus making the person a sought after professional by the leading organisations in the Banking Industry.
The Institute for Finance, Banking and Insurance (IFBI), India’s largest Banking training institute, was established in 2006 to meet the manpower challenges of multi-skilled and trained professionals in the fast evolving BFSI sector.
In its five year journey, IFBI has launched over 18,000 careers in leading organizations of the Banking and Financial Services Industry.
IFBI’s offerings are designed in the context of modern-day Banking, Insurance and Financial Services by developing competencies on four dimensions – domain, technology, application and customer-service. IFBI created a benchmark in the industry by innovating the concept of “Appointment letter at the time of Enrollment”.
IFBI offers a range of programmes for various categories of BFSI aspirants and professionals, such as:
Career programmes – Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Operations (PGDBO) programme, Honours Diploma in Banking & Financial Services​, Diploma in Banking Business; Preparatory courses for PSU Banks Probationary Officers (PO) and Clerical recruitment exams Corporate Training programmes; Short term industry relevant certification programmes.
IFBI was rated as the ‘Best Training School’ in the Banking and Financial Services domain by The Week- Nielsen Survey, May 2009.
About NIIT
NIIT Limited, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s premier IT trainer, offers learning and knowledge solutions across 38 countries. Leading IT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the ‘Top IT Training Company’ award successively for the past 19 years, since the inception of this category.

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NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions offers Managed Training Services including integrated learning solutions (strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations and Publishing houses.

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NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 16,000 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT NGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms, Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School (Education Resource Planning software).

NIIT Imperia - Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Learning Programs in association with leading Business schools in India, KPMG, Google India and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), using the synchronous learning platform.

NIIT Institute of Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed by NIIT with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and corporates in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance.

NIIT Institute of Process Excellence Limited, a NIIT-GENPACT venture (NIIT Uniqua), offers complete training outsourcing services to the Business Process, Knowledge and Technology Services industry to create business models that enhance productivity and lower costs.

NIIT has been ranked among the ‘Top 10 India’s Best Companies to Work for- 2012’ by Great Places to Work Institute and ‘Top 25 Best Employers in India- 2011’ by Aon Hewitt. The company has also been voted the second most trusted education brand in India by Brand Equity- Nielsen Survey 2011.
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Prateek Chatterjee
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