3 good reasons for applying for an MBA in Finance

An MBA or PGDM in financial management degree puts a student in a whole different spot where he or she usually doesn’t have to wait for great careers across industries. Another distinguishing thing about an MBA or PGDM program in banking and financial services is only a few selected students opt for this specialization since one of the pre-requisites of getting admission in this program is a passion for numbers and things like statistics, economics, cost accounting, etc. In this post, we will list down 3 good reasons a bright student should opt for an MBA or PGDM course in finance.

• The PI Factor
The first and foremost reason for taking up an MBA or PGDM in finance at the top management colleges in India should be your personal interest (PI). If you are not into the numbers or statistics, cost accounting, strategy, investments, then you will have a lot of struggle clearing your PGDM / MBA course.
So speak with the elders or people who have done a similar program before, and then decide whether a finance course would make sense.

• If you want to add value to your work profile
An MBA or PGDM in financial management is a powerful way to create a world of value to your work profile if you have a couple of work experience in a similar domain under your belt.
Regular MBA / PGDM programs are most effective when you want to create some serious value on your resume or have aspirations to enter the C-suite jobs in finance in your organisation or elsewhere.

• Open the door to thriving career opportunities
Companies across industries and countries actively look out for candidates with deep expertise in financial management. A competent finance manager plays a gigantic role in the management of finance that is often termed as the bloodline of a successful business. So when you take up a course in finance, you put yourself in a position where you can tap into innumerable career opportunities across sectors. Top Recruiting companies for MBA Finance Graduates:-
• JP Morgan
• Deutsche Bank
• Morgan Stanley
• Boston Consulting Group
ICICI Bank, ICICI Securities, Aditya Birla Capital, Yes Bank, ITC, Barclays, LG, L’Oreal, Flipkart, Amazon, are also among the corporate giants that constantly visit the top private B-Schools in India for hiring highly educated and passionate financial professionals. Banking and non-banking sectors as well as government sectors are also places where one can explore career opportunities after completing an MBA in finance management. Various organizations and companies offer salary packages that range from Rs. 5,00,000 to Rs. 12,00,000 to the finance graduates that they select from their visits to the campuses of the top private B-Schools India.

How do you get admission in an MBA financial management program?
You need to score in examinations like GMAT (Graduate Management Aptitude Test) or CMAT (Combined Management Aptitude Test), Management Aptitude Test (MAT), CAT (Common Admission Test), Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), and ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admission). On the basis of how well you do in these exams, you can choose your B-School. The better you score, the better B-Schools you can choose for your MBA / PGDM in financial management.

Top Institutes in India for Finance:-
• IIM, Ahmedabad
• IIM Calcutta
• IIM Bangalore
• IIM Indore
• FMS, New Delhi
• XLRI Jamshedpur
• S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
• Asia-Pacific Institute of Management

IIMs are definitely a class apart. However, at Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, we have also not left any stone unturned to deliver excellence in management education since our inception back in 1996. We offer AICTE and Ministry of HRD (Govt. of India) approved PGDM program in Banking and Financial Services. For more on the institute, its legacy, and its PGDM in financial management program, call us at 1800 1133 34, or at 82872 52525. You can also reach out to us at admissions@asiapacific.edu.