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DEGREE PROGRAMMES MBA in FinTech

Financial Services industry is currently witnessing a huge transformation driven by innovative technologies such as Block Chain, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Internet of things and Mobile Computing. Over the past decade, many new FinTech firms have disrupted the conventional financial services industry by leveraging these new technologies and offering customised, value added services in a rapid manner. There is a huge demand for people with the right skill sets and understanding of how these emerging technologies can be applied in the financial services industry. This program enables the participants to understand, analyse and effectively leverage the emerging financial innovations and become a part of the new FinTech revolution.

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  • Programme Highlights
  • UGC Approval
  • Programme Curriculum
  • Learning Methodology
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Fee Structure
  • How to Apply
Programme Highlights
  • The programme is of four semesters, with online classes conducted by BITS Pilani faculty over weekends through live online sessions.

  • Practitioner-oriented insights from the industry experts will help you develop solutions to real-world problems using cutting-edge analytical techniques.

  • The dissertation or project work in the final semester allows students to apply concepts and techniques learned during the programme to real-world situations.

  • The programme entails a Continuous Evaluation System that assesses the learners, over convenient and regular intervals. Such a system provides timely and frequent feedbacks and helps busy working professionals to stay on track with the programme.

  • The education delivery methodology is a blend of classroom and experiential learning. Experiential learning consists of lab exercises, assignments, case studies and work-integrated activities.

  • Participants who successfully complete the programme will become members of the prestigious global community of BITS Pilani Alumni.

UGC Approval

BITS Pilani is an Institution of Eminence under UGC (Institution of Eminence Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2017. The Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) of BITS Pilani constitutes a unique set of educational offerings for working professionals. WILP are an extension of programmes offered at the BITS Pilani Campuses and are comparable to our regular programmes both in terms of unit/credit requirements as well as academic rigour. In addition, it capitalises and further builds on practical experience of students through high degree of integration, which results not only in upgradation of knowledge, but also in up skilling, and productivity increase. The programme may lead to award of degree, diploma, and certificate in science, technology/engineering, management, and humanities and social sciences. On the recommendation of the Empowered Expert Committee, UGC in its 548th Meeting held on 09.09.20 has approved the continued offering of BITS Pilani’s Work Integrated Learning programmes.

Programme Curriculum

First semester

  • Financial and Management Accounting

  • Managerial Economics

  • Quantitative Methods

  • Managing People & Organizations

Second Semester

  • Marketing (MC)

  • Financial Management

  • Operations Management

  • Introduction to FinTech

Third Semester

  • Financial Analytics

  • Global Financial Markets and Products

  • Blockchain and Applications

  • Strategic Management & Business Policy

Fourth Semester

  • Elective 1

  • Elective 2

  • Project

Elective

  • Financial Risk Analytics

  • Entrepreneurship in FinTech

  • Machine Learning for Finance

  • InsurTech

  • Deep Learning Application in Finance

  • Technology Disruptions in FinTech

  • Digital Banking and Beyond

  • Algorithmic and High Frequency Trading

  • FinTech in Wealth Management/p>

For more information on programme curriculum download the programme brochure.

 

Electives finally offered will be at the discretion of the BITS Pilani, and will be decided in consultation with HCL. Offered electives will be made available to enrolled students at the beginning of each semester.

Learning Methodology

ATTEND ONLINE LECTURES OVER WEEKENDS

Lectures are conducted live via online classes. These lectures can be attended via the internet using a computer from any location. These online classrooms offer similar levels of interactivity as regular classrooms at the BITS Pilani campus.

The class schedule is announced within 1 week of completion of the admission process.

The online lectures are conducted usually over weekends for a total of 7-8 hours per week. If you miss a lecture, you can also access the recorded lecture on the internet.

DIGITAL LEARNING

Learners can access engaging learning material at their own pace which includes recorded lectures from BITS Pilani faculty members, course handouts and recorded lab content where applicable.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

The programme emphasises on Experiential Learning that allows learners to apply concepts learnt in classroom in simulated, and real work situations.This is achieved through:

  • Data analysis/ visualization tools such as Linear Optimization, Descriptive Statistics, Multivariate Analysis & Mining Algorithms using R, Python, Excel and Excel Solver

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

Continuous Assessment includes graded Assignments/ Quizzes, Mid-semester exam, and Comprehensive Exam.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply, candidates must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • Employed professionals holding B.E./ B.Tech./ M.Sc./ Integrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent with at least 60% aggregate marks, and minimum two years of relevant work experience within HCL are eligible to apply.

Fee Structure

The following fees schedule is applicable for candidates seeking new admission during the academic year 2020-21

  • Application Fees (one time) : INR 1,500

  • Admission Fees (one time) : INR 16,500

  • Semester Fees (per semester) : INR 55,000

The one-time Application Fee is to be paid at the time of submitting the Application Form through the Online Application Centre.

Admission Fee (one-time) and Semester Fee (for the First Semester) are to be paid together once admission is offered to the candidate. Thus, a candidate who has been offered admission will have to pay INR 71,500/-. You may choose to make the payment using Netbanking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card through the Online Application Centre.

Semester Fee for subsequent semesters will only be payable later, i.e. at the beginning of those respective semesters.

Any candidate who desires to discontinue from the programme after confirmation of admission & registration for the courses specified in the admit offer letter will forfeit the total amount of fees paid.

All the above fees are non-refundable.

How to Apply
  • Click here to visit the Online Application Center. Create your login at the Online Application Center by entering your official HCL Email ID only and create a password of your choice. Once your login has been created, you can anytime access the Online Application Center using your official email ID and password.

  • Begin by clicking on Step 1 - ‘Fill/ Edit and Submit Application Form’. This will enable you to select the programme of your choice. After you have chosen your programme, you will be asked to fill your details in an online form. You must fill all details and press ‘Submit’ button given at the bottom of the form.

  • Now, click on 'Pay Application Fee’ to pay INR 1,500/- using Netbanking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card

  • Finally, click on 'Upload & Submit All Required Documents’. This will allow you to upload one-by-one all the mandatory supporting documents such academic certificates and transcripts, photograph, etc. and complete the application process. Acceptable file formats for uploading these documents are .DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, .ZIP and .JPEG

  • Upon receipt of your Application Form and all other enclosures, the Admissions Cell will scrutinise them for completeness, accuracy and eligibility.

  • Admission Cell will intimate selected candidates by email within two weeks of submission of application with all supporting documents. The selection status can also be checked by logging in to the Online Application Centre.