MBA in Finance


Finance is one of the most sought after specialization of MBA. A big community of students is attracting with this specialization.

It is one of the oldest disciplines of management courses. In the last of the 19th century it was the subject of Economics. By the start of the 20th century it got the affiliation of an individual subject for study.

When we heard the term ‘finance’, we thought of the banking. But no, just only banking is not the all for finance.

”The financial management is concerned to the planning and controlling of the financial resources of an industry”.

Finance as a subject involves the management, control and review of the collection, investment and resources of money as a capital required for an industrial building, plant and working.

This activity is called as the Financial Management which is controlled by the Finance Manager.

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The students always think that, why to do MBA in Finance. There are some other specializations in MBA curriculum, then after what is the scope of finance. Actually;

It is the age of industrialization in all around the world. Many industries are being established in many countries. Finance is the way to establish an industry in a proper way in according to the money management of the building, run, money resources and its proper collection.

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Course Curriculum

MBA is a 2 year degree programme. You can choose the one of your favorites and interested specialization out of the finance, marketing, HR, Operation etc.

To get the admission in MBA you should have a graduate degree in any discipline with good percentage.

Here we are talking about one of the specializations called “Finance”.

Students were asked that why you are choosing finance as their specialization. Replies, the financial crisis is being counted as the biggest crises of the world. And we had the experienced that before a couple of years. All countries are demanding heavily the skilled financial analyst against their financial sector for preparation and control.

Therefore, MBA in finance is most sought programme in across the world.

In this course, the students are offered the knowledge and skills of analytical thinking, continuous process, concept of managerial decision, maintaining balance between risk & profitability, coordination process and centralized nature.

The course is included with the corporate finance, budgeting, costing, international finance, investment & securities and working capital management. These subjects prepare the students to work with any financial organization.

Actually, the students who have done the B.Com or having commerce in their qualifying examination, they are well going-through the finance, accountancy and related fields.

You can do the MBA in finance after the completion of UG degree in Engineering, medical, science, art and humanities.

Benefits of MBA in Finance course:

  • You can initially join as a trainee or finance manager in various companies.
  • You can opt organizational jobs for preparing financial reports or managing investment activities.
  • After completing this course, you can also go for the further research studies.


To get the admission in MBA with any specialization, it is necessary to appear and score in GMAT2018 or CMAT 2018 (Graduate Management Admission Test/ Combined Management Admission Test).

Some of the affiliated universities conduct their own admission examination.

Yes, you can do the MBA in finance through the distance learning education programme. Some of the universities like Sikkim Manipal University and Indira Gandhi National Open University (OPENMAT 2018) are offering the distance MBA programme.

Some of the Indian Universities do not hold the entrance test for online education.

You may also check the following Examinations offering the MBA programmes:

Top colleges offering MBA in Finance course are listed here:

  • Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad
  • Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta
  • Xaviers Labour Research Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore
  • Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow

Jobs & Career

“There are lots of job opportunities are offered in the MBA (Finance) qualified in the public as well as private sector”.

Finance MBA can work in banking and non-banking sectors. You can work anywhere in the corporate world. Every industry has a need for financial expert for maintaining the balance of capital.

The students, who have done the MBA in finance, have a lot of job opportunities in government and the private sector. He/she can be a part of the stock market, top-notch organization, finance ministry and related organizations. Beside an MBA finance with CA can run his own business.

You can play the role of following positions in an industry:

  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Banking
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Derivatives Structuring
  • Hedge Fund Management
  • Private Equity
  • Treasury

After pursuing this course, you can find job placements in various areas such as Financial Institutions, Banks, Financial Consultancies, Colleges & Universities and various government and private firms & companies.


The top recruiters for MBA finance among all are as the following:

  • Goldman Sachs
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Bain & Co
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Lehman Brothers
  • JP Morgan
  • Barclays
  • Deutsche Bank
  • McKinsey

Salary Packages

“Finance is counted among one of the highly paid sectors of the country”.

It is a good paying degree course. Salary is no bar for the qualified and skilled one. A financial manager can earn Rs. 3 to 4 lacs per year.

Salary of an MBA in Finance qualified can also depend upon the working experience, qualification, recruiters, geographic location of the organization, etc. After gaining sufficient experience, you can easily earn attractive salary packages in both sectors.

Books & Study Materials

Here we are providing a list of most popular books to study MBA in Finance:

  • The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham, Jason Zweig, and Warren E. Buffet
  • The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing by Pat Dorsey and Joe Mansueto
  • Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings by Philip A. Fisher and Kenneth L. Fisher
  • Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles by Steven M. Bragg
  • Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors by Michael E. Porter
  • Best Practices for Equity Research Analysts by James J. Valentine

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  1. Sanjeev Suresh says:

    I have done my MBA in the area of Finance and Business Analytics. I worked in Karvy Stock Broking Limited for one year as an equity advisor. I have NISM certification in Equity Derivatives. Now next what to do to improve the career opportunities in core finance. I am getting Job opportunities in finance which are like product sales. I want jobs in the area like financial reporting equity research. What are the courses i should do in order to get in these areas.

  2. john says:

    Sir,im doing bsc comp. Im planning to do MBA and im confused about the stream im not a commerce student can u pls help me?

  3. divya says:

    is ndim tuglakabad good for pgdm finance. As i got 9.8 cgpa in 10th ,90%in 12th,60% in,and 64%tile in CAT. I am good enough in maths. So suggest about college.

  4. SUNIL DUMRA says:


    I have completed my MBA in Finance and marketing in 5 years i have 3 years experience in accounts. can i apply for job in MNC

  5. Preeyal poddar says:

    I want to do mba in finance but i am also interested in economics honours. Is there any scope of economics honours in mba finance? Is economics honours and mba finance related? Does economics honours help me in mba finance?

  6. neelam mishra says:

    I have work experience of 7 years in field of accounts in manufacturing industry ,but by qualification I have done MBA Finance preceding with graduation in science.

    Now please suggest which type of course is apt for my further career advancement as I quit my job in last month as a finance and account manager.My biggest focus on any course which will give me an edge advantage to guys having degree of CA with same work ex as anywhere I find desired profile , it is mentioned same required experience as I already have with degree of CA but I didnt do CA have done MBA .

    • Mohit Negi says:

      you can apply for the various Job sites and mention your experience in accounts filed, also if you are interested you may pursue a PGDM course in accounting.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Can finance students get financial analyst job immediately after mba in finance

  8. Fayaz kurpalli says:

    Hlo sir,
    At present I am pursuing Bsc-statistics final year.Iam decided to do MBA.Is Finance stream is good for me (if yes then please guide me abt actual scenario)

  9. Sharan Gowda says:

    I’m pursuing MBA finance it will be done in May.. so what type of companies and jobs good for get a good salary package…?

  10. Mahi cool says:

    I m MA in Eco and want to go for MBA HR/FINANCE. Pls guide which has more scope in public sector/ PSU. Do Mba Finance has vacancy in banks as specialist officer?

  11. shrishti says:

    sir,i m student of bsc bioscience,so for me mba being a better option….

  12. B.Chandrakala says:

    What is the main speciality for MBA finance course and list the rankwise government colleges in telagana for MBA finance course

  13. priyanka says:

    I wanted to do MBA finance after completion of my ca final. How much time it will take to complete MBA in finance. Do I have any alternative to do MBA in my articleship training?

  14. Your Name... says:

    I am working as Deputy Manager (Operations) in PSU (Public Sector Unit). I would like to pursue MBA finance but i am not willing to give up my job kindly suggest what to do.

  15. ganesh sahu says:

    Hlo sir…I have completed my graduation in Science. ..with first class distinction. plse tell me if it will be good choice for doing an MBA. ..and plse tell me in which field should be better for me to do an MBA course. …

  16. Shivansh Patel says:

    Dear sir/Mam
    I have done MBA in finance and HR spec. And I have a good knowledge of tally erp9.0 with GST so I want to know that which sector is best for me so please suggest me for getting job.

  17. PanKaj Rath says:

    Hello sir,
    Currently I am persuing Btech degree!
    I want to have a management background.
    Which would be a good option.
    Finance or marketing?

  18. Shailesh says:

    Hello sir i am pursuing MBA Finance final sem this time and looking for a job and i am confused to choose which sector i have to go.
    So can you please suggest some good Jobs to choose which will enhance my knowledge and i will enjoy growth in my job profile.

    • Hanif Khan says:

      After gaining MBA you can get doctorate in finance. beside this you can join any group deals in commercial affairs.

  19. Ankit says:

    Dear sir,
    I did mba in finance but i am not getting job . Help me what to do. 8052720287

  20. Priti kushwaha says:

    Hello Sir

    I have completed my MBA in Finance but I am not getting good apportunity.I want to work in a good reputed company where i can learn and enhance my skills.Please guide me sir.

  21. Suraj jungari says:

    Sir I completed my with 59.45 % and I m good in accounts so can I prefer mba in finance.. Plzz sir suggest me .

  22. Neha Sontakey says:

    Sir I want best job after doing MBA in finance so I want your guidance about it.

  23. Arun Chand Yadav says:

    I am a defence person i want to do MBA from distance learning pgme from College of material management jabalpur. My education qualification is Graduate with 47% in 2000 from lucknow university. Guide for joining d course from finance or HR

  24. Modassir Aslam says:

    Hello sir, i have not taken maths as extra subject in So.. Can i do mba in finance…. Or….. Is it neccessary to take maths to do mba in finance

  25. kuldeep says:

    I have complete BA.(doubli English with economics). So I want to doing MBA.In which more scopes Finance, HR or marketing. Please sir tell meright path in MBA. Thanks to you

  26. Yogesh says:

    Hello sir ,I have decided to pursue MBA in banking and finance (distance learning)from Narsee Monjee Institute is this right decision or not

    • sonali yadav says:

      hey want to know about narsee monjee institute is good for MBA in finance
      and what is the procedure to get admission and any last date?

  27. gganesh says:

    sir now iam pursing mba finance in which field (job)we can get high position. it me promotion carrier growth and low stress

  28. Aman says:

    Hello .recently i complted my b.a graduation form delhi university . Now m planing to parsue MBA finance by distance .is this valueable ??

  29. shrey banerjee says:

    Hello Sir,
    I have stuided final year after i complete study i think mba is better option for my career but i confious which Cllge better for me and which subject i chosen in normal fees and better placement so pls yu give me right advice for my future career pls call me.

  30. Bansari says:

    I am planning to go abroad for my mba in finance but i plan to come back after my studies. Can you tell me if i will get a good job in India or not?

  31. snehal says:

    Hello sir
    M pursing graduation with distance learning at ycmou. Will I get admission for M.B.A. Regular college??
    Which entrance is best for M.B.A. And how & when to start preparation for M.B.A.

  32. Taufeeq k says:

    Plz tell me about of mba finance

  33. prachi sharma says:

    Sir how much maths we should know to pursue MBA in finance????

  34. Kit says:

    Thanks this was helpful.

  35. rishabh agarwal says:

    sir i am in class 12th with commerce i just want to know that MBA with finance is better for me and i not select that what i do after 12th class it is sure that i am surely complete a graduation course after 12th but then after i select mba with finance it is better or not and what is benefits for MBA with finance please kindly help me sir
    thank you
    have a nice day

  36. atola says:

    We need more information relating the scope after doing MBA in finanace

    • kuldeep says:

      sir i am an accountant and working in under charted accountant pl z tell benefit in future MBA finance for me

  37. marimuthu says:

    Hello Sir,

    I’m pursuing MBA 2nd Year 3rd semester this semester i’m choosing Finance & Logistics specialization ,how to choose specialization i don’t know how to choose specialization because i’m living in rural area in tamilnadu,poor family my parents are innocent they don’t have education knowledge ,i’m a tamil medium student ..
    2009 completed my 3years break after continue my UG degree now i’m pursuing MBA .

    i’m worked at poorvika mobiles 2years in chennai(sales executive)
    my old friends are says you can choose Finance and logistics so i’m choosing finance,,,
    i want details about what is HR,Marketing,Finance,Logistics,systems,operation,production

  38. Manjunath says:

    Hello sir,
    Now I’m studying B.E(mech) in final year. I want to study MBA. Is it useful in the future to me …? Plz suggest me

  39. s snigdha says:

    Helloo sir Iam about to pursue MBA Finace.can u please suggest me some courses/cerfications. where i can improve my package,since iam a fresher

  40. Anurag says:

    My questions is that wt is best after 10 science or commerce which one is best for future

  41. Sapam Boboy says:

    Hello sir, I completed my graduation in BA honours in economic with it is preferable for me to study mba in finance. Pliz help me

  42. vishal singh says:

    Sir i have done from (P.S.M) and i want to do M.b.A (HR)….so plzz….suggest me scope of this department

  43. Sanchay Makkar says:

    Hello sir

    I’m doing 4yr
    Ill be giving Cat this year and i want to have a career in MBA finance.
    I have a good experience of share markets and have been doing research and investments in this sector.
    But I don’t have a on paper experience related to economics and don’t have a commerce background.
    Will it be difficult for me to get into MBA(finance)??

  44. Preety says:

    Sir I hve done bsc and mamaths can I do MBA in finance online or distance Learning please suggest

    • Mohit Negi says:

      yes, you can pursue.

      • Nitish says:

        Hello sir I am about to pursue MBA in finance since I am a fresher I want to know what course apart certification or anything I can do so that I can land a high paying job

      • Mohit Negi says:

        You can work on your communication skills, understanding the finance market in India. You can also work part time basis with any finance company so that u may get an idea of how things goes here. This will eventually help you in landing a good job.

    • D.R Mohanty (MBA Fin.,BSC(Math Hons.) says:

      Yes u can easily pursue Mba fin. As i hope u will be good in playing with numbers.I suggest you to go with full time MBA from a recognized university instead of online or distance.

  45. priyanka says:

    Hello sir,
    I have completed my Bsc-IT and MMS in Finance form mumbai university. I have to learn some course which will increase my skills in finance and i will get a good job in finance as a trainee manager or finance manager in banking sector or corporate sector.

  46. Mridul kewaliya says:

    hello sir, recently I completed my exams of so I’m confused for finance or marketing in MBA, which I choose and my score 49% then I Will be able to criteria of MBA admission exams

    • Roshny Reji says:

      I’m doing final yr.(computer application)My next plan is to do MBA.I want to know more abt the scopes of MBA.I’m confused abt doing MBA finance and which one is more suitable for me?My dream is to work in a coorporate world (in foreign countries).Can you suggest me the scope of these two departments and its opportunities?.

      • Sujata behera says:

        Sir..i have from commerce back ground & now am continuing mba 2nd sem…my objective is job in public sector bank…so sir plz tell me specialise subject i wiil take finace or minor marketing. Is this ryt decision for me???

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