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The MBA (Banking & Finance) programme is being offered by Manipal University, through its IMA campus. The students selected and shortlisted by ICICI Bank are admitted to a 2 ½ year MBA (Banking & Finance) programme conducted in the IMA campus.
Classes are conducted in the IMA campus during the first year of the programme which comprises of 2 Semesters. The students are provided with an exit option after successfully completing the first year of the MBA (Banking & Finance) programme. Such students are allowed to exit the MBA programme with a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking (PGDB).
However, those students who have exercised the option to exit but wish to continue with the MBA (Banking & Finance) programme are allowed to rejoin the MBA (Banking & Finance) programme within 6 months of their completion of PGDB from IMA campus. Such students, by virtue of their being trainee Probationers working at different branches/locations of ICICI Bank will be provided their lectures and study materials online. Students who have rejoined the MBA (Banking & Finance) programme will have 1 ½ years (3 Semesters viz, III, IV & V) to complete the remaining three semesters namely the III, IV and the Vth with the maximum period being 30 months.
MBA (Banking & Finance) programme is approved by UGC and Manipal University awards the degree.
Any Graduate from a recognized university who is a Probationary Officer of ICICI Bank.
MBA (Banking & Finance) programme duration is for a period of 30 months (2½ years) with the maximum period for completion being 48 months.
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The programme is UGC recognized and the degree will be awarded by Manipal University after the student successfully fulfils all the requirements of the University. Manipal University is a deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act.
Please refer the curriculum
Yes. There will be classes in computer lab. Participants would also have to make presentations very frequently.
Yes, there will be activities such as Yoga, debate contests, management quiz, etc.
It is a grade point evaluation system where the participants would be awarded grade points and not absolute marks. For details, click here. A detailed presentation will also be made on the first day of the Programme.
Yes. Please note that participants are required to successfully complete the programme.
Basically it means participants will have to pass in all the courses; complete the prescribed e-learning modules and adhere to Academy discipline including attendance requirements.
No leave is entitled to PO during the course of their training at IMA.
Yes, for reasons stated above.
In addition to 6 hours of class room delivery, extra-curricular activities are also held regularly.
The whole batch will be divided into sections. Generally the classes are between 9.00 am and 6.00 pm.
You will have to join duty immediately after the internship is over. However, you will get leave for one week between third and fourth semesters.
There is a dedicated URL run by the bank. Participants will be provided with user ID & password and are required to study, answer questions and get system based evaluation. There is provision for retrying. But, completing this is a must for completing the course.
Text books are supplied free on returnable basis. Besides, reference books will be available in the library for study there. Some books will be issued for a maximum duration of one week.
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You will have to bear the expenses incurred on your training. These would be as laid down by ICICI Bank.
Though you are a Probationary Officer of ICICI Bank, but during your stay at IMA, you are a Programme Participant and are subject to all campus rules and discipline.
You would be provided opportunity in the first semester. Besides, you are advised to join some computer classes before the start of the Programme.
English. If you are not confident with English then it is advisable to learn Communicative English before the start of the programme. Students may also consider studying the following book:
"Spoken English – a self learning guide to conversation practice" by V Sasikumar and P V Dhamija 2nd edition or the latest TATA McGraw Hills series (R.s 195 including CD).
No. There is no break or gap between two semesters. However, there will be a break of one week between the third and the fourth semesters.
The programme is open for registration twice a year. Batch start dates are 1st Aug and 1st Feb. The registration for these batches will open in June and December respectively.
Please refer to the 'Curriculum' section under Online Component.
One needs to understand that these modules are advanced modules on the given subject matter. It would prove difficult for one who has not undergone the base course [during the campus component] to be able to grasp, effectively learn and do justice to and clear the advanced course. Further, since the course is going to be very closely linked to the practical aspects and the work place, one will have to work on exercises / activities that are linked to what one handles on the job - only those who are in these roles therefore will be able to effectively work on the cases / activities, etc. It is for these reasons that we have not opened up Module XI to all.
However, keeping the aspirations of the students to learn a specialized area from knowledge and career perspective, the students are permitted to take any one of the two specialized courses as "Audit Courses", even if they have not done the qualifying courses in the campus component. An "Audit course" would entitle the student to enroll for a course without the right to earn the credit. He will do select number of assignments, etc. but not the final examination to earn a Course Audit Certificate. This is a popular practice in few of the top institutes of India and very common in US universities. It gives an opportunity to the student to acquire the knowledge. The student CGPA is not affected by that course because he does not get a grade for doing this course.
The total fee for the online segment of MBA (Banking and Finance) is 1, 25,000 payable in three installments of 45, 000, 40, 000 and 40, 000 at the beginning of each semester.
Following is the procedure for fee payment:
STUDENTS NOT-OPTED LOAN:
Kindly take print out of challan (3 copies). Prepare a local cheque/DD/Cash for 45,000 for 3rd semester, 40,000 for 4th semester & 40,000 for 5th semester. Deposit the same (each semester) in cash counter (ICICI Bank). Please note to send us the acknowledgement copy (Institute Copy) to the following address:
Ms. Shaheen Taj / Mr. Naveed Haneef Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd. NBC – North Bengaluru Campus Survey No.-36, 3rd Floor, Central Academics, Chokkanahalli Village Jakkur Post, Near Diana College, Bengaluru- 560064. Mob: 09686570385 / 09686288000
LOAN OPTED STUDENTS (FOR DEMAND LETTER):
Follow following procedure to get "DEMAND LETTER FROM THE MANIPAL ACADEMY", for loan disbursement from ICICI bank:
Within one month from the beginning of the semester. If there is any delay in payment, University may cancel the registration.
If a student does not appear for any end term examination held for medical or any other genuine reasons with permission or if he/she does not secure the requisite grade in his/her first attempt, two more opportunities will be given to appear for the subject along with students of the subsequent batch. Also kindly note that the student will have to pay examination fees for any reattempts separately, as per University examination rules. Currently the reattempt fees are 550 per subject.
The course delivery focuses on mapping various activities like case studies/ case lets, group discussions, group interface with mentors and online support for further study. Each of the units is divided into skill and knowledge components with more focus on application oriented activities. The overall programme aims at activity based learning and applying the knowledge in the work place. 75% of the time allotted to a course will be activity related and the remaining 25% of the time allotted to knowledge related on self study mode.
The course will be delivered through self study mode and guided learning by way of online mentoring, online chats, streaming ppts with voice over, activities like case discussions, project assignments, problem solving on work related functions etc., podcasts, videos, webinars and face to face discussions at select locations.
The EduNxt Technology Enabled Learning (TEL) platform will be an exclusive online enabled environment for the students of MBA (Banking and Finance). There are several features which will support online learning like online SLM (self learning material), streaming presentations with voice over, videos, podcasts and activity book. Apart from self learning resources, the students will also have recourse to guided learning processes supported by mentoring online, offline blogs, student groups, etc. There will also be face to face (F2F) interactive sessions at select locations.
The monitoring and the progress of students will be through capturing of data relating to study hours, group activities, participation in mentoring programs, attempting self learning quizzes etc. The mentors nominated by ICICI Bank will support the students in case studies, work activities, group discussions, etc.
Internal Assessment: The continuous evaluation will consist of several instruments of evaluation like quiz, role play, assignments, case discussions, etc., and will vary depending on the subject. Every subject will have internal assessment for 50 marks.
End-Semester Examinations: It is mandatory for the students to appear in the end-semester examinations to be eligible for evaluation of grades. The end-semester examination will be conducted by Manipal University.
The students enrolling for the online component would require a computer which has configuration as mentioned below:
The minimum configuration required for doing the programme is as follows:
Intel CPU ( 1.6GHz, 512KB L2 Cache, 533 MHz FSB ), Windows XP Home, 1 GB RAM , Intel 945 GSE, Colour Display with resolution 1024*600 VGA, 2 x USB ports, 80 GB Disk Drive, Internal Mic, In-built speaker, Mouse, Keyboard. The system should have capability to use freeware such as Adobe Acrobat Reader and Flash Media Player. It should have broadband internet connectivity of 512 kbps or higher.
We will be using the EduNxt Technology Enabled Learning (TEL) platform for the programme. This would require users to have internet bandwidth connectivity on their device. It is recommended to have a minimum 512 kbps broadband connectivity through a local service provider such as Tata Teleservices, Reliance or BSNL or any other local partner who offer these services to consumers.
Probationary officers, who are willing to join the online component of MBA programme, kindly follow easy steps as below:
In case of any query:
It is mandatory for the students to appear in the end-semester examinations to be eligible for evaluation of grades. The end-semester examination will be conducted by Manipal University.
The University written examinations will be conducted across five centers, viz., Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkatta, Mumbai and New Delhi, at the same time.
iii. Publication of Results:
Note: If a candidate registered for the university examination but fails to appear or fails to score the minimum required 50% marks in the University examination will get a Grade ‘F’, indicating failure or grade of incompletion. Candidates must receive minimum 50% marks in the external examinations, and as a total of the internal and external examinations to get a pass grade.
The degree certificate will be awarded by Manipal University to all the candidates who have successfully passed the University exams.
The degree certificates will be awarded to the successful candidates by the Chief Guest during the convocation ceremony.
Students interested in attending the convocation ceremony are required to register for the same during the announced window period. Students who cannot attend the Convocation ceremony (i.e. if he/she plans to obtain your degree "in absentia"), are required to notify the University and provide the address to which the degree should be couriered.
The convocations are conducted twice a year, the announcement of which is made in advance, from time to time.
Yes. All expenses related to living accommodation and all boarding expenses including morning / evening tea, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be borne by IMA.
No, this is a fully-residential programme.
Yes, with the permission of the hostel warden and without adversely affecting any academic or extra curricular activities.
Programme participants must learn to live in a multi-cultural environment. Food will be prepared based on a menu to be decided by the Mess Committee consisting of students. It will cater to all varieties by rotation. Non-vegetarian items will be included on select days.
Please inform the hostel warden to accommodate such requests to the extent possible.
Cooking is strictly prohibited in the hostel. Eating outside food, particularly in the hostel room is discouraged.
Yes, it is.
All personal expenses (e.g. relating to personal hygiene, communication expenses, etc) are to be borne by the programme participant.
Cupboard with lock and key, table and chair, extension of hostel phone, cot, bed, pillow and bed linen. Mirror, bucket and mug. A fan is available. Free electricity and water, with 24 hours' uninterrupted supply.
A list of essential items to be brought along will be given in the joining instructions. However all personal necessities, clothings, a dressing gown, (bank will supply 3 pairs of uniform and one pair of shoes), one set of spare bed sheets, pillow covers, sport shoes etc. should be brought along. In addition, a light blanket and light woollens would be needed at Bangalore during winters.
Inform warden & campus head while joining. Better take care of your personal health, as you are the best judge.
No. But arrangements will be made with a local laundry to provide the services. Participants would have to pay for the services availed by them.
Daily cleaning will be done. Participants would not have to pay for these services. Similarly, minor repairs to electric fittings and plumbing jobs will be undertaken under the arrangements of IMA.
2 to 5, depending on the room's size and shape.
Both campus and hostel are no-smoking zones. Students are advised not to smoke elsewhere, either.
No, it is pre-allotted. There will be no scope for changing in between.
All boarding and lodging expenses will be borne by IMA. Participants would have to take care of other needs.
There is an ICICI Bank ATM at the campus. All participants are advised to open accounts in ICICI bank and ATM card will be given free.
No, the newspapers, magazines, etc are not available in the rooms. These will be available in common rooms (only English medium).
Visiting doctor (female) at the hostel/campus at appointed time, for free consultation. All other medical expenses to be borne by the participants. All participants would be covered by ICICI Bank's Medicare scheme.
There would be no objection, provided you abide by the hostel rules and return by the stipulated time as given in the Participants' Hand Book.
No. Guests can only be entertained in the visitors Area. No guests are allowed to stay vernight.
Internet connectivity is available in the Academic Block during prescribed hours. No such facility is available in the rooms. Participants may bring their own laptop / computers with USB Modem/Data card for Internet connectivity. Wi-fi is not available anywhere.
Study material and text books will be supplied by IMA. Expenditure on stationery, photocopying, etc will have to be borne by the participants.
Yes, in the hostel. Cell phones are not permitted in the Academic Block. Violation is a serious act of indiscipline.