Integrated (B.Com (Hons)) - (MBA) - Banking And Insurance

Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) - MBA - BANKING & INSURANCE

Program details

The Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) - MBA in Banking and Insurance program offered by UPES is a comprehensive course that combines undergraduate and postgraduate studies to provide students with a strong foundation in business management and specialized knowledge in the banking and insurance sectors. The program offers a wide range of subjects, covering core business disciplines such as accounting, finance, marketing, human resource management, and strategic management. Additionally, there is a specific focus on banking and insurance courses, including principles of banking, insurance operations, risk management, financial planning, regulatory frameworks, and emerging trends in the industry.

The program aims to equip students with industry-relevant skills necessary for successful careers in banking and insurance. Through case studies, projects, presentations, and group exercises, students develop leadership, communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. They also have opportunities to gain practical experience through internships and industry training, allowing them to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world settings, understand industry practices, and build a professional network. The program's faculty members, who have expertise in banking, insurance, finance, and related fields, provide practical insights and keep the curriculum updated with the latest industry trends and regulations.

To enhance students' overall personality and employability, the program emphasizes the development of soft skills, including communication, leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills. Students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities, presentations, debates, and group discussions. The program also provides career guidance services and placement support, assisting students in exploring career paths, improving their interview skills, and connecting with potential employers. Graduates of the program are prepared for a wide range of roles in the banking and insurance industry and are equipped to navigate its complexities and contribute to organizational success.

Program Highlights

  • The program covers various aspects of banking and insurance, including principles, operations, products, services, risk management, and regulatory frameworks. Students gain in-depth knowledge of these sectors and their key concepts and practices.
  • Emphasis is placed on developing practical skills required for banking and insurance careers. Students acquire skills in financial analysis, risk assessment, underwriting, claims management, financial planning, and compliance.
  • The Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) - MBA in Banking and Insurance program is taught by experienced faculty members who have expertise in banking, insurance, finance, and related fields. Their industry experience enables them to provide practical insights, real-world examples, and valuable guidance to students.
  • Students have the opportunity to undertake internships with banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, and other relevant organizations. These internships provide valuable industry exposure, practical experience, and a chance to apply knowledge in real-world settings.
  • The program may have collaborations with banks, insurance companies, and financial institutions. These partnerships offer guest lectures, workshops, seminars, and industry-specific training programs.
  • Students can pursue professional certifications in areas such as banking, insurance, risk management, financial planning, and compliance.

The future scope of the Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) - MBA in Banking and Insurance program is promising, with numerous opportunities emerging from industry dynamics, technology advancements, regulatory changes, and customer preferences. Graduates of this program will be well-positioned to navigate the digital transformation of the banking and insurance sectors, leveraging expertise in both fields and technology integration. There will be a growing demand for professionals skilled in digital tools, analytics, AI, and blockchain to enhance operational efficiency, customer experiences, and develop innovative financial products. Risk management will remain crucial, with graduates skilled in risk assessment, compliance, and cybersecurity in high demand. The integration of technology and finance (fintech) and technology and insurance (insurtech) is reshaping the industry, providing opportunities in startups and innovation-driven departments. Sustainability and ESG factors are gaining importance, creating opportunities in sustainable finance and green products. Graduates with a global perspective will find opportunities in multinational banks and international finance institutions. Regulatory compliance and customer-centricity will drive demand for professionals ensuring adherence to regulations and designing personalized experiences. Leadership roles, entrepreneurship, and consulting also offer potential avenues. Lifelong learning and staying updated with industry trends and technologies will be crucial for career growth. Overall, graduates with a strong foundation in business management and specialized knowledge in banking and insurance will thrive in this evolving industry.

Career Opportunities

Completing the Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) - MBA in Banking & Insurance program offered by UPES School of Business opens up a plethora of exciting career opportunities in the financial sector. Graduates of this program possess a strong foundation in both commerce and management, along with specialized knowledge in banking and insurance. They are well-equipped to pursue rewarding careers as banking managers, investment analysts, risk managers, insurance underwriters, financial consultants, or compliance officers in renowned banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, and consulting firms. The comprehensive curriculum, industry exposure, and practical training provided by UPES School of Business prepare students to excel in this dynamic and competitive field, ensuring a promising future in the world of banking and insurance.


In recent years, the placement scenario for students pursuing Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) - MBA in Banking and Insurance has significantly improved. Renowned companies such as HDFC, Axis Bank, ICICI, IDFC First, HDFC Mutual Fund, Geojit Financials, Mahindra & Mahindra, Amazon, Byjus, and Infosys present lucrative employment opportunities for these students. Moreover, numerous mid-sized start-ups show a keen interest in hiring graduates with an Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) – MBA in Banking and Insurance background. Freshers in this field can typically expect a starting salary ranging from INR 10-12 lakh per annum. The salary offered depends on the candidate's skills, knowledge, and exposure.

Fee Structure

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Semester 1

Business Mathematics3003
Financial Accounting3003
Business Communication 2023
Organizational Behavior3003
Principles and Practices 
of Management
Management Accounting3003
Living Conversations2002
Business Environment2002
Environment Sustainability & 
Climate Change (Theory)
TOTAL   27

Semester 2

Human Resource Management3003
Financial Management3003
Marketing Management3003
Technologies of the Future 2002
Community Engagement and 
Social Responsibility
Corporate Accounting3003
Business Statistics3003
Environment Sustainability & 
Climate Change (Living Lab)
TOTAL   26

Semester 3

Research Methodology & 
Report Writing
Financial Modeling2023
Specialisation  Paper 1 
(Specialisation: Banking and 
Insurance, Course: Foreign 
exchange management 
in banking operations/ 
Specialisation: E Commerce, 
Course: Understanding 
E-business and E-commerce)
Global context of Business1011
Digital Marketing 3003
Minor/Exploratory   I3003
Business Ethics and CSR2002
Working with Data2002
Meta 1011001
Introduction to Derivatives3003
TOTAL   24

Semester 4

Commodity Trading and Risk Management3003
Sustainability in Business3003
Specialisation Paper 2 
(Specialisation: Banking and 
Insurance, Course: International 
E Commerce, Course: 
Technology of E-Business)
Minor/Exploratory II3003
Minor/Exploratory III3003
Environmental, Social and 
Business Analytics2023
Design Thinking2002
TOTAL   23

Semester 5

Fixed Income Securities3003
International Financial 
Minor/Exploratory IV3003
Minor/Exploratory V3003
Investment Banking3003
Project Management3003
Business Law3003
Customer Relationship 
Leadership and Teamwork2002
TOTAL   26

Semester 6

Behavioral Finance3003
Social and Web Analytics 3003
Minor / Exploratory VI3003
Start your Start-up2002
Merger Acquisition & 
Corporate Restructuring 
TOTAL   14

Semester 7

Strategic Management 3003
Summer Internship0002
Digital Transformation and 
Negotiation Skills3003
Digital Brand Management3003
Dissertation I0002
Corporate Valuation3003
Investment Analysis and 
Portfolio Management
Financial Econometrics3003
TOTAL   25

Semester 8

Dissertation II0004
Digital Sales & 
Channel Management
Marketing of Financial 
Business & Digital Laws3003
TOTAL   13


The minimum eligibility criteria for Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) – MBA in Banking and Insurance to be fulfilled by interested students is as follows: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII.

Selection Criteria

The process of selection criteria for students interested in pursuing Integrated B.Com. (Hons.) – MBA in Banking and Insurance offered by UPES is based on the individual's performance in Personal Interview.

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