There have been many positive developments in the field of Indian banking sector in the last decade. Inspite of the temporary depression in economic activity and strong recession, the banking sector has been able to emerge as one of the highly evolving and rapidly changing sectors today. The days of recruitment of probationary officers with just graduation qualification are gone. Currently the demand is with that of MBA qualification and there are lots of management institutes in India who are offering MBA in banking management. The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Banking & Financial Services) – PGDM (BFS) is a two year full time program and is divided into six terms. Salient features • Develops 'quality' bankers through a carefully devised curriculum to teach the most modern finance and accounting methods. • Delivered by senior profe- ssionals from the State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Union Bank of India, Central Bank of India and other. • Builds a high level of competence in finance and accounting in addition to management skills. • Helps students to seek key positions in the Banking and financial sector of India and abroad . Job opportunities Alumni of this programme have found places in organizations like ICICI, HDFC, IDBI, State Bank of India etc.