National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) Post Graduate Programme in Banking and Finance (PGPBF) Admission 2012 – 2014

National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) Post Graduate Programme in Banking and Finance (PGPBF) Admission 2012 – 2014

Eligibility Criteria for Post-Graduate Programme in Banking and Finance (PGPBF)

  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply.  Such candidates must produce a certificate from the Principal/HOD/Registrar/Director of the University/Institution certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year/is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent based on latest available grades/marks

The deadline for submission of the mark sheet and the certificate is December 31, 2012.  Non-fulfillment of this condition will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission.  NIBM would not allow any candidate to join the programme in case the candidate is unable to complete all the requirements for a bachelor degree on or before June 30, 2012.  NIBM would also not offer admission to any candidate after June 30, 2012.

Admission Procedure

Candidates seeking admission to the PGPBF of NIBM should appear for the Common Admission Test (CAT) by IIMs as a pre-requisite. The CAT registration will be held from August 17 to September 28, 2011.

The candidates should follow the CAT advertisement of IIMs in leading newspapers on August 7, 2011, for full details about obtaining CAT 2011 vouchers. After obtaining CAT 2011 vouchers and registering for CAT, the candidate should apply to NIBM by filling NIBM’s application form and furnish CAT Reg. No.

Candidates short-listed on the basis of CAT scores will be called for Group Discussion and Interview for final selection during Feb-March 2012.

CAT score is used for short-listing candidates who apply for admission to NIBM. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the Programme.

Request for Post Graduate Programme in Banking and Finance (PGPBF) application should be mailed to:

Dean, Post Graduate Programme
National Institute of Bank Management
NIBM PO, Kondhwe Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Tel: 020-26716000

Request should accompany a Demand Draft of Rs.1250/- drawn in favour of ‘National Institute of Bank Management’, payable at Pune. The request should specify the name of the candidate, address, e-mail ID and contact number.

To download the PGPBF 2012-2014 application form click here

The last date for receiving filled-in applications at NIBM is December 05, 2011.


The two-year PGPBF is designed as a contemporary, rigorous, innovative and practical source of management education. The Programme is pitched to provide to the financial system, on a regular basis, a pool of talented young executives who are thoroughly trained in Foundations, Analytical Skills and Perspectives in Banking and Finance and fully prepared to shoulder managerial responsibilities in the banking and financial sector. A perfect blend of analytical skills, subject knowledge and a thorough understanding of the practical nuances of banking business makes the students of PGPBF a class-apart from other management graduates.

National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM)

The National Institute of Bank Management is a Premier Institution for Research, Training and Consultancy in the Field of Banking and Finance in India

National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) was established in 1969 as an autonomous institution by the Reserve Bank of India in consultation with the Government of India, NIBM is the apex institution in banking and finance. NIBM has its own campus with all modern educational, institutional and residential facilities and a library with more than 65000 books and 350 journals and periodicals. PGPBF, held on residential basis, is providing to the financial system a pool of talented youngsters thoroughly trained and prepared with Analytical Skills & Perspectives in Banking and Finance for directly taking up managerial responsibilities.


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