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 GMAT 2024 or CMAT 2024 (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 (IGNOU 2024) 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

For any other queries about MBA in Finance, you can ask us by leaving your queries below in the comment box.


  1. I completed BA history through distance education. Now am interested to do MBA in finance and accounting.i had learnt tally and Ms excel and 2yrs work experience too. Is it easy for me to do MBA in finance and accounting in abroad. And am a science student in 12th Std. Is this course have scope?

  2. Hi , I have done Bcom from distance and currently employed . I m interested in MBA (FINANCE) , Is there any other option apart from Distance MBA which I can go as I want to continue my job?

  3. sir, currently i am working in Aye finance service limited as a post of loan advisor and i am plaining to do mba. pls suggest which subject is beter for me…?

  4. I’m age of 30yrs old and now i studying in mba in finance jspm college i want to join fis global solution company my question is What course do I need to do? For selecting

  5. Hello sir
    I am persuing MBA in finance but I want to do the internship or job in finance pls suggest me the co. Who provides these kind of opportunities
    Thamks .

  6. I completed my bba in finance and iam interested in finance but iam not very good with balance and all deep bcom things. I more interested in stock market, economic .
    So, will it be good for me to take finance in mba

  7. Hi , I have done Bcom from distance and currently employed . I m interested in MBA (FINANCE) , Is there any other option apart from Distance MBA which I can go as I want to continue my job?

  8. Hello sir,
    I am currently pursuing MBA in finance I have went through this article please can u tell me from where I can get this books of finance like any store or online please sir let me know.
    Thanking You

  9. I am a post graduate (M.Sc)in computer science passed out in the year 2014 and not working and now I am planning to do MBA in finance.

    I hold a Bachelor’s degree in science with not good marks and one year gap.

    What are my chances of getting a seat in best college and the investment to be done till I complete ma MBA (if selected) and the age factor and what is the procedure.

    Waiting for reply.


  10. Hi,

    I have recently completed my MBA in finance from IGNOU. I have technical work experience but I think that might not be counted for a jod profile related to finance. Moreover I have read several blogs that, companies do not prefer distance degree MBA’s. I want to know that if this is true and if yes, what additional knowledge/ skills/ certification I can aquire to be at par with the industry standards?

    1. The best for you is to gain some experience in the Finance field. look for a job in the finance related field, once you have the experience you can apply in Big companies.

    2. The best for you is to gain some experience in the Finance field. look for a job in the finance related field, once you have the experience you can apply in Big companies.

  11. respected sir/mam ,
    i want to do corporate law so can u suggest me the best colleges in delhi for doing integrated BBA LLB(H)

  12. Sir I m in bsc 2nd year in chem honours and I want to do mba…which mba i should choose…Nd is there any clg which pursue mba between 1-3 lakh or any university that pursuing finance will be a good option..

  13. Sir,
    I have completed MBA Finance and worked as an accountant for 1yr.
    i m not interested in accounting field.
    Plz suggest which jobs are suitable for me.
    i required some course institutes (placements should be there)

  14. sir I have completed graduation this year
    I do want MBA in that year
    but I have no total marks of graduation buzz mene Bake exam diya hai
    to MAT ka form appearing m daalu ya jo bake exam se phle ka total tha wohi fill Karen

  15. I’m a graduate nd completed my Llb. I want to do MBA. Will it raised my career growth as salary package in law firm is too low. Will it a good option for my career and which specialisation of mba will help me?

  16. is every entrance exam is compulsory to be given nd is it is conducted in Mumbai or not
    and if all entrance exam is no compulsory so which is best one to be given which is conducted in Mumbai
    plzzzzz reply
    I m totally confused

  17. Dear sir…I am working at punjab national bank as a clerk..may be after 1year i’ll be officer.But i want to do 10th 12th and graduation percentile was around 70%.So selection in IIM is far away.

  18. I m currently doing MBA(1st year ) , its time to choose specialization and my clg give dual specialization n I also want to do it. I took major as a marketing bt m confuse to which minor should I take.
    I my clg marketing ,operations, finance,hr this 4 courses are provides,
    I did my BE in mechanical engg.
    So what should I do ?

    1. you can choose operations as this is related to complete industrial process and this is somewhat related to your field of study (BE).

  19. Presently I m perusing bsc in chem..n this is my third year …I have decided to do mba in pharmaceutical..but my dad wants me to do mba on finance or HR so which would be best for me among these …or other from these……

    1. MBA in Pharma is best because of your core study. In finance and HR you have to face competition for job with commerce and arts students.

  20. I m doing my 12th?
    I just wanted to knw how can I do MBA in finance without doing any graduation course , and I even want to knw being a commerce student should I prefer MBA in finance or any other? and what exactly abt CAT exams?

  21. Hi,
    I am BAF graduate and now i’m preparing for my MBA entrance.

    i too want to do MBA in finance, but many people says its not that easy , you should be thorough with share market ,etc
    and you should have many certified degree like FRM ,CFM etc.

    so I just want to know as fresher and to get in any of B-schools, is this all required???

    If yes, then which will easy certificate I can get?? as I don’t want to waste any of the time..

    1. No, It is not as you said. You must be graduate only to avail the MBA in finance. Wish to get B-School? then go for CAT or MAT exam.

  22. Hi, i am B.Tech(ECE)graduate.i have 2 years exp. in technical field now am planing for MBA. So plz suggest me which MBA stream can be good for me as a good career option.I want to do MBA from distance so is it right choice…???

  23. am pursuing MBA Finance.i would like enter in banking sector.i need suggestions on banking sector..on what i have to concentrate more

  24. hi sir this is syam i completed my Mba Fiance, now iam working as a accountant, i want to settle in software side, please help me, which type of course need to me.

    1. it is depend on your academia of UG. If you had a technical background then you can go for higher education in that and can get your goal.

  25. Hi.,

    I am Aadil i have completed my BSC chemistry in 2014 and currently i am working in BPO (Finance and accounting) in Tcs. I have planned to go for MBA. What will be good for me.

    PLease need assistance


  26. Sir
    I have just above 55% in 12th I’m doing graduation
    Out of my 6 semester if my score is above 60 % in 4 semesters then I Will be able to criteria of MBA

  27. Sir
    I have just above 55% in 12th I’m doing graduation
    Out of my 6 semester if my score is above 60 % in 4 semesters then I Will be able to criteria of MBA admission exams

  28. sir,i have completed my bechlor of engg(industrial engg & Mngt) & now i am pursuing MBA(finance) final year.plz guide me the better career option.certificate course karna chahta hu jo meri job me helpfull ho.

  29. Hi ..I’m manohar ..I have done I’m searching for plse tell me which role is the best in job…

  30. Hello sir,
    I have completed MBA in finance n marketing I want to become a finance job holder but I’m BSc background I didn’t learn any type of tally etc.. even i dont have finance knowledge as a bcom students what should I do now plz suggest me

    1. If you want to make your career in the Finance field, then you must have good command in Finance & accounting. You should look to gain some experience by working in a Finance & accounting firm. That will help you in future recruitment process.

  31. I want to do mba but what should I choose marketing or in finance im a accounting and finance student right now and im a average student which field should I get in

  32. iam BCA final year student.i want to interest with MBA degree
    but i have confusen.which subject to choose.iam just confused
    to more….iam just bad in english knowledge…given help

  33. Hi Sir,
    I am a grad and have 3+yrs of experience into MIS and Data Analytics. I’ve taken admission for 3yrs part time MFM from MET. Will it be helpful for enhancing my career or getting a job in financial sector.


  34. I am doing from mechanical engineering and i want to do mba from Finance through a reputated collage.
    Please give valuable opinion & suggestions.


  36. hi sir
    I have done B.A and working in mnc as a credit assessment officer. i have a 6 years experience in mnc. i want to do MBA in Finance would it help to build my career.sir pls suggest good college

  37. Sir I hv completed my graduation in BSC mathematics & statistics in 2013 & now doing MBA. I am confused about specialization, I want to do MBA in finance.I have 2 years of experience in marketing

  38. Hi,i have done B.A. & have 7 yrs of working exp. in ITES field. Now I am doing MBA Executive and have to select major from finance or Marketing. I want to get into higher management as well as i have future plans for my own startup. I dont know what will be best for me as per my plan. Need ur guidance.

  39. Sir, i have taken biology, maths, physicsand chemistry in 12th std and completed BHMS ( bachlor in homoeopathic medicine and surgery) degree which is a 5 and half hear course. I would like to do MBA for better career options. Is this decision a good one for me? If yes what specializatiin should i choose? I have no knowledge in commerce or financial aspects. If i complete my MBA will i get a good job with this background? Please help me?

  40. Hello sir, I am a physiotherapist(BPT) completed in 2006.I did my 12th with pcb.
    1. which branch of mba should i pursue. I am ok with changing my career too but pls suggest the best branch which is in high demand and good for me and why it would be good for me.

    2. can i do mba finance? or mba hr? or any other?
    should i go for a regular 2 year course or which type of mode should i opt for?

    3. pls suggest name of college and if any entrance test are required or i can directly pursue the course? I have no idea about it. Plss help..


  41. my self reshma, just completed my graduation looking for ibps so my i want to knw more about banking competitive exam will u plz guide me…i exactly want to knw difference between SBI po or clerk exam nd IBPS EXAM …will u plz plz elaborate

  42. hi sir, can u tell me plzz i completed b. com almost at ccs university but b. com 2nd year qualifiying subject is my back so how is possible my admission in mba in uptu plz sir help me i waiting my final year result nd back result also

  43. Hello sir , as Iam from science background I did my bbm from marketing background because college provided only marketing and I want to make my career in finance please suggest me best option for doing mba in finance is it good for my career.
    Waiting for your valuable suggestions. …….

  44. Dear sir,
    I complete my graduation in commerce and now i currently do mba part tym and now in july my 2nd year specialisation has to be started. I have working experience as a accounatant from last 2 and 7 month than it is better to chhose finance as a specialisation actually my experoence is give me better opportunuty yanog i geeting totally confused.

  45. Sir recently I passed final exam I want to do MBA in finance but I want to do in distance learning which open university have a scop to do job after completing MBA with out any problem plz suggest me some advice

  46. iam doing my degree.i want to do mba,i want to know the percentage that they required

  47. I have done MBA fiance & hr, Mcom & MA eco and have a 3.5 yrs of exp in payable and holding a post of finance executive. i have also done diploma cousre in taxation and risk management .i just want to share my feeling that MBA student are always compared with CA. i just want that which field is more future oriented for me .plzz guide me.

    1. you have earned good courses now try to find the stable platform in your field. Good company or employer may effect your sustainability in career.

  48. hello right now i m doing specialization is finance for MBA. for summer internship i have to choose particular one sector for my internship. so now i m very confused confused to choose the sector for internship and also i don’t know about there are many sectors for finance for job…so please guide me…for each sector and also guide me for what are the advantages and disadvantages of each sector.. and please aware me for each sector and tell me what i have to do..

    i m waiting for your response.
    Thank you..

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