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Professional Banker Program (PB Sales)
The Professional Banker program by IIFS (Indian Institute of Financial Services) in partnership with HDFC bank, aims at helping Post-graduates aspiring for careers in Banking, by providing intensive job-related training to selected candidates.
The program focuses on developing proficiencies in customer management and banking services, so as to prepare them with the high service delivery levels that are expected from HDFC Bank employees.
Eligible candidates will need to undergo a Four-Step selection process:
I. ON-LINE REGISTRATION Thro' IIFS website, followed by Eligibility check & Prelim. Interviews at IIFS.
II. EXTERNAL APTITUDE TEST Shortlisted candidates would be required to take up on-line Aptitude Test and successful candidates would be called for Interviews by HDFC Bank.
III. INTERVIEWS BY THE HDFC BANK OFFICIALS Accepted Candidates will be issued Conditional Job-Offer Letters; and will need to undertake two-months training, to be conducted by IIFS.
IV. TRAINING PROGRAM Candidates with job-offer letters, will enrol for the two-month training to be conducted by IIFS; and will have to pass the Program Completion Test(s).
Upon successful completion of the above steps, the candidates would be absorbed by the HDFC Bank for placement anywhere in the State of Gujarat, as per needs of the Organization.
About HDFC Bank
Promoted in 1995 by Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), HDFC Bank has grown into one of India's premier banks providing a wide range of financial products and services across the country, including a wide network of branches, ATMs, phone banking, net banking and mobile banking, no doubt, emerging as a leading player in both retail and wholesale banking, and treasury operations. In about twenty years of operations, it has consistently gained in market share in target customer franchises, at the same time, maintaining healthy profitability and asset quality.
In its journey to prominence, with a network of 4,101 branches and 11,962 ATMs across the country (as on June 30, 2015), the Bank has won innumerable awards & achievements in Banking Services including Best Asian Bank, Best Domestic Bank - India, Best Technology Bank of the year, Best Customer Management Initiative - among many others.
About IIFS
Indian Institute of Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. (IIFS) is a professional educational and development institution, dedicated to financial services industry including financial technology and entrepreneurship.
IIFS offers professional training in Banking, Financial Services & Capital Investment sectors, acting as an interface between Industry (Job-providers) and Academia (Job-seekers), with a mission to train and prepare professionals for careers in the ever growing financial services sector in India and the world.
IIFS has a flexible & wide array of educational programs for students, in flexible format from University Diploma Programs to Individual Tailored Coaching Programs.
Unique recommendation for a Personalized Training Plan, leading to development of a meaningful career, is worked out for each aspirant.
About the HDFC Bank - IIFS Joint Program
An intensive Program, tailored to suit the career needs of post-graduate students and professionals aspiring to build a career at HDFC Bank. The program will include specific modules on processes and systems of HDFC Bank.
1) Eligibility criteria:
Qualification Post Graduate Degree or Diploma from Indian Universities only. (Regular/Part time course - no correspondence or distance learning programs)
Age Less than or equal to 26 years of age at the time of admission
Work experience Only candidates with 0 - 2 years of work experience can apply
Cut off marks 50% or above at every level (10th, 12th, Graduation & Post-Graduation)
Other restrictions One year gap in education till post graduation is allowed (but no failure/ compartmental/ supplementary/ result withheld)
Gap within two certificates allowed (i.e. gap between XII & Graduation due to competition preparation)
Gap during a certificate is not allowed (i.e. Std. XII completed in three years due to any reason whatsoever or graduation competed in 3+ years due to any reason whatsoever)
Cases where degree/certificate has taken more than stipulated time due to Board/University issues/late results can be considered but only with special approval
2) Selection Process:
The process of selection involves 3 steps – at each step, successful candidates going on to the next Step, as enumerated below:
Step - 1 Registration for the Program and personal Interview
Preliminary Registration through IIFS website (
Candidates will receive through e-mail, calls for interviews and eligibility checks at – Indian Institute of Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. (IIFS) A /712, ATMA House, Opp. RBI (La Gajjar Chambers), Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009
Step - 2 Professional Bankers Aptitude Test
Comprising of Aptitude + Psychometric Tests. Successful Candidates of step 1, would be required to appear for the HDFC Bank authorized “On-line Aptitude Test,” by paying a fee of Rs. 1000/ - [To be paid by cash/cheque/DD, drawn in favour of - “Indian Institute of Financial Services Pvt. Ltd;” at the above mentioned address].
The test can be taken-up at home or at IIFS, at the above address. (The computer must compulsorily have a web-cam with internet).
The candidate will be allowed a maximum of 2 attempts for the Test. [However, Re-registration would be necessary, for the second attempt]
Step - 3 Personal Interviews by HDFC Bank
Candidates having successfully cleared the Step -2, above will receive calls for interviews by the HDFC Bank (to be arranged by IIFS).
Detailed document verification to ensure the eligibility will be conducted for successful candidates of Step 3 above. (IIFS counsellor will guide the candidate through the process).
The candidates found suitable after interviews would be issued - “Conditional Job-Offer Letters,” by the HDFC Bank; requiring them to complete the ‘Intensive Two-month Training,’ by IIFS.
Step - 4 Training (Professional Bankers’ Program)
The Classroom Training has been designed by HDFC Bank and IIFS together, to groom the young individuals for a career with HDFC Bank.
I. Curriculum:
The primary Banking specific knowledge will be covered in the modules as under:
i. Basic Principles of Banking:
This module provides an overview of the Indian Financial system along with function of banks and different banking technology.
ii. Accounting and Finance Basics for Bankers:
The module will include detailed knowledge of accounting process and procedures in Banks.
iii. Legal and Regulatory Framework of Banking:
This module will provide an in-depth learning of the legal framework regulating Banking services.
iv. Introduction to HDFC Bank Products and Processes:
To ensure the young professionals are HDFC Bank ready, the module will provide exhaustive learning of operations & processes of the Bank.
v. Basics of Selling, Customer Management and Service Excellence
The module will prepare learners with efficient & effective sales skills, including presentation skills
vi. Effective Business Communication:
This module will ensure refining communication skills of the candidates, to make them ready to join the HDFC Bank as young dynamic Banking professionals.
vii. Behavioural and Personality Traits:
This module will emphasize developing Inter-personal skills of the candidates, such as – Planning & Organizing, Team Management and Problem Solving Abilities; with specific focus on Goal Orientation, Willingness to learn, Assertiveness and Adaptability to varying situations.
II. Certification Examination:
As an essential part of the Training Program, the candidates undergoing the training would be required to pass the examination conducted by the external Certification Authorities (e.g. NISM Series V.A & Series VI).
III. Program Fees
Only the candidates, who have received the Job-offer letters by HDFC Bank, will be required to enrol for the Professional Banker Program;
The Training fees will be - Rs.35,000/- + service tax, as applicable. [Payment by cash/ cheque/DD in favour of "Indian Institute of Financial Services" payable at Ahmedabad].
Further, applicable fee for Certification Examination would be payable to the respective Certification Authorities (currently approx. Rs.4000/-).
[Fee paid for Certification Exam may be reimbursed to the candidates on joining the services, by the HDFC Bank in accordance with the prevailing policy in this regard].
3) Placements
On successful completion of Two–month classroom training program, the candidates will be finally confirmed for placement as a Professional Banker (Sales) with HDFC Bank, anywhere in State of Gujarat, depending upon the needs of the organization.
• Gross salary: Would be approx. Rs. 2.10 lacs per annum plus Perks and Incentives as per the Rules & Regulations of the HDFC Bank
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