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Basic Business Finance (BBF)
[1 year full Time Regular Post Graduate Programme]

BBF - Entry level program in Finance. The program has 12 out of 18 papers with core finance focus. Other courses include courses on Economics, General Management, OB, Accounting, HRM, Business Laws, Marketing, QT, OR, Econometrics, IT, Taxation, Business Ethics and General Studies etc. It is a 63 credit course.

Yearly Fees (Rs.) Program Fees (Rs.)
I General Category Seats 4,50,000 4,50,000
II Direct Admission / Sponsored Seats / NRI (Incl. SAARC Countries) 6,00,000 6,00,000

To develop competent and effective professional managers, to foster intellectual excellence and to teach the latest techniques of finance by fostering independent and creative thinking

Graduation in any discipline from Indian or Foreign recognized university with minimum of 50% marks [45% marks for SC/ST/OBC/Work Experience of 5 years].

Candidates appearing in the final year Bachelor's examination are eligible to apply. Such Candidates, if selected ,will be given provisional admission subject to their clearing graduation. The certification of the same has to be submitted before 1st Semester exams.

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Selection Criteria

Top 3 University Position Holders & College Topper (with Distinction) are exempt from Written Test & are provided with Rs. 20,000 scholarship per year.

Admission to IIF programs is very rigorous. The admission to regular program is through written test (CAT / XAT / AIMAT / C-MAT (AICTE) / GMAT/GRE (USA)) and Interview. Candidates who qualify for written test are called for Interview.

Exemption from Written Test : Graduation / Post Graduation marks [> 75 %] for Engineering / Technical / Science streams & [> 65 %] for Commerce & Arts streams); NRIs, Top three University Toppers, First College Topper & Celebreties in Sports, Arts, Music, Dance & Modelling etc. Candidates exempted from written test are required to take Interview.

NRI/Foreign/Corporate sponsored candidates are exempt from written test. However, all such candidates are required to appear for interview.

Admission is strictly on merit. Convessing in any form would disqualify a candidate for admission.

Semester Schedule
Session :
Trimester I
Trimester II
Trimester III
Training / Job
7th July-30th September
7th October-30th December
7th January - 31st March
7th April - 30th June
7th October-30th December
7th January - 31st March
7th April - 30th June
7th July-30th September
7th January - 31st March
7th April - 30th June
7th July-30th September
7th October-30th December

Program Module
The first two semesters are designed to provide the base foundtion of the finance function along with the other functional areas of management. Highly advanced inputs of Finance are provided in Trimester III, specializing the future manager in different fields/areas of finance.

At the end of the year all students undergo Experiential Corporate Exposure training in industrial, business organizations and international agencies. The objective is basically to provide the students with real life exposure which they cannot gain from simple classroom study. They get opportunity to learn beyond the class room by solving business problems and decision making during the training period.

At the end of Trimester III the students get an opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge in solving the real world problems faced by the industry. A student is expected to be associated with a corporate house to conduct the study for the MBF Thesis LIVE Project (MBF 700). A student has to pass the program within three years from the date of enrollment.

Course Structure
All courses are 3 credits each.
Year I
Trimester I
101 Accounting for Financial Analysis
102 Economics for Decision Making
103 Data Analytics & QT Forecasting for Finance
104 Computers for Business Leaders
105 Regulatory Framework of Business
106 Organisational Behaviour
Audit : Art of Living : Yoga and Meditation
Trimester II
201 Indian History, Culture & Business
202 Macro Economics & Public Finance
203 Operations Research for Finance & Risk Analysis
204 Human Resource Management
205 Strategic Marketing Management
206 Management Accounting & Control
Audit : Grooming Business Leaders : Art of Communication
Trimester IIII
301 Econometrics, Data Mining & Business Intellegence
302 Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
303 Corporate Finance & Valuation
304 Corporate Tax Planning
305 Banking, Regulators & Financial Institutions
700 Thesis Live Project (equivalent to two courses)
Audit : Social Networking
Practical Exposure
Daily & Weekly Financial Review Bi- Weekly Seminars

Interactive Teaching Pedagogy
The development of individual skills and decision making capacity is emphasized throughout. The treatment of the fundamentals and theory is provided systematically by the faculty through lectures, panel discussions, group exercises, practical problems solving sessions, case studies, role plays and syndicate sessions, brain storming sessions, financial review, seminars and use of audio visual aids. Ample opportunity is provided to the students to raise specific issues and sharing of their experiences.

Students are exposed to a large number of industry & real life cases. IIF has developed an inventory of over 500
Case Studies.

To make students job oriented and industry ready, the teaching at the Institute is supplemented by Eminent Lecture Series : Lectures/Seminars from senior managers from industry, Academicians (visiting Professors of other leading institutes/universities), banks, financial institutions, bureaucrats and IIF old students; through Seminars & Conferences; Webinars; AIR &TV interviews of IIF Faculty giving an historical perspective national economic issues, Educational films and analysis of Financial Statements of Companies. Students are sponsored to attend national level conferences organized by trade & Industry chambers; to various TV channels and to industrial visits to gain exposure and to facilitate interactions with industry leaders.

Evaluation System
The evaluation system in the Institute is continuous and rigorous. The system is expected to motivate the students towards excellence through continuously monitoring their performance and providing them timely feedback. A student is evaluated on the basis of class participation, quizzes, corporate interaction, home/class assignments, presentation, managerial experience (inhouse training), industrial trainings, mid-term and final examinations.

Examination Scheme
The examinations are conducted at the end of each semester. Each paper is of 100 marks. Each question paper is divided into five sections. All the sections are required to be attempted by the candidate. Section I is of 15 marks and contains concept test with 15 true/false questions. Section II is of 20 marks and has 10 multiple choice questions. Section III is of 20 marks and has four short answer questions. Section IV is of 20 marks and contains two long answer questions. Section V is of 25 marks & includes a detailed case study.

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