Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Investment Banking (PGCPIB) 03 batch IIM Indore – TimesTSW

Programme Introduction

The Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Investment Banking (PGCPIB) is designed to offer the required knowledge for professionals to handle the various aspects of investment banking roles and responsibilities including asset management, security valuation, like stocks, bonds and other derivative instruments to meet specified investment goals for the benefit of the investors. The course also aims to cater the other functional areas of investment banking like Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment and portfolio management and investment advisory services to high net worth individuals. The programme also covers the knowledge of tools and techniques required for optimizing risk-returns framework within different asset classes.

The programme provides real-time knowledge and skills pertaining to Investment Banking. In short the programme will enable participants in taking informed and effective decisions in the areas of M & A, IPO’s, Valuation, Bond trading portfolio advisory services etc. and hands-on knowledge and skills to become a successful Investment Banker.

The programme aims to groom commerce or non-commerce graduates for core investment banking and other specialized finance jobs allied to Investment Banking, Equity Research, Credit Analysis, Financial Analysis, Project Finance, Portfolio Management, Capital Markets etc. By undertaking this course one can gain in-depth knowledge of the concepts and real-life application of Finance which are covered along with practical case studies. The flexible design of the programme will help both full-time students and working professionals to pursue the programme successfully.

The objective of the programme is to educate the participants who are aspired to join the investment management with or without prior exposure experience in the field. The programme is structured in such a way that the participants from another stream can acquire the essential knowledge to become an investment management expert. It is designed to benefit executives who have recently taken on or are being groomed to take on, significant managerial responsibilities in future in the field of investment management. The Programme would draw upon the work experience of such executives and provide additional knowledge and skills, to make them effective investment managers.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduates/Postgraduates from Universities recognised by Association of Indian Universities with minimum 50% marks in either graduation or post-graduation (or its equivalent) with at least two years of post-graduate work experience.
  • Fresher with professional qualifications like CA/ICWA/CS/CFA/CFP are also eligible to apply for the programme.

Programme USP

  • Contemporary Investment Banking programme taught by faculty of domain experts
  • Course designed and structured to educate participants from any stream with or without prior exposure to finance
  • In-depth knowledge of concepts and real-life applications of Finance imparted along with practical case studies.
  • One-year Direct-to-Device (D2D) course accessed by smart phone/tablet/laptop/desktop
  • Mandatory on-Campus orientation module of 5 days at IIM Indore
  • IIM Indore alumni status with provision to post CVs on the Institute’s Online Recruitment Almanack

Duration & Campus Visit

Duration: One Year
On-campus orientation module of 5 days duration


Financial Statement Analysis & Business Valuation
Financial Management
Investments & Portfolio Management
Investment Banking I
Investment Banking II
Merger & Acquisition
Option, Futures & Derivative
Economics Environment
Spreadsheet Modeling for Finance
Industry Lecture

Applicable Delivery Channel

  • Live interactive instruction sessions delivered by expert faculty from IIM Indore
  • Direct-to-Device (D2D) programme accessed by smart phone/tablet/laptop/desktop
  • Programme includes on-Campus orientation of 5 days at IIM Indore
  • The programme will be conducted over the course of one year with classes conducted once a week, on Sundays over 3 sessions.

Sunday, First session : 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm

Sunday, Second session : 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Sunday, Third session : 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

The time gap between two consecutive sessions is to give the participants a break. On some days, the classes may extend beyond the mentioned time. In addition to attending interactive sessions, participants have to undertake online quizzes, assignments and examinations.

Important Dates:

Programme Activity Timelines
Application Closure

(hard/soft copy of applications should reach to INSTITUTE on or before)

30 April 2020
Screening and shortlisting of applications 7 May 2020
Conduct of Personal Interview (PI) 15 May 2020 to 30 May 2020
Result Declaration 14 June 2020
Last date for acceptance of admission offer and payment of commitment fee 27 June 2020
Last date of registration with the balance fee 18 July 2020
The date for 1st Session (Commencement of Programme Delivery) On-Campus Module: August 2020

Online Classes: August 2020

Programme End Date July 2021


Application Fee (Excluding GST) 3,000
Commitment fee at the time of acceptance of offer of admission (Excluding GST) 10,000
Campus Visit Fee payable at the time of admission (Excluding GST) 50,000
Programme Fee (1st Instalment) payable at the time of admission

(Excluding GST)

Programme Fee (2nd Instalment) payable within three months of admission (Excluding GST) 95,000
Programme Fee (3rd Instalment) payable within six months of admission (Excluding GST) 95,000
Total (Excluding GST) 3,50,000

Installment Schedule:

Commitment Fee


Campus Visit Fee


Programme Fee (I)


Programme Fee (II)


Programme Fee (III)


Course Fee Instalment Schedule (Exclusive of GST @ 18%) 14/06/2020 05/07/2020 05/07/2020 05/10/2020 05/01/2021
INR 10,000 INR 50,000 INR 1,00,000 INR 95,000 INR 95,000

Attendance Criteria:

Participants are expected to attend all sessions of a given course. However, Participants may take leave on account of emergencies, participation in management festivals or co-curricular activities, etc., subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator. However, 75% minimum attendance requirement would be considered for the final grading.

Programme Fee

Course Duration

12 months

Processing Fee

Rs.10,000 + GST @ 18%

Programme Fee

Rs. 3.5 lakhs + GST @ 18%

Sample Certificate

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