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Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Finance (PGCPF) – Batch 05

Direct to Device (D2D) + Campus Sessions

Duration: 1 Year

About IIM Indore

Indian Institute of Management Indore is an Institution of Excellence, established since 1996 and recognized as a premier management institution, comparable to the best in the world for teaching, research and interaction with industries.

IIM Indore is the sixth addition to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) family of management schools and is a a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government and PSUs.

It offers a unique interdisciplinary learning format, which integrates data, information, tools and techniques, perspectives and concepts, from various disciplines, aimed at advancing fundamental understanding to solve real life problems.

IIM Indore is one of the fastest growing institutions in India and is ranked fifth among management schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2019.

IIM Indore has acquired Triple Crown from Global academic rating bodies - AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB which symbolizes excellence in academics.

Know More About Programme


Programme Overview

The Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Finance (PGCPF) provides customize, comprehensive & rigorous programme to prepare future banking and finance professionals. This programme not only provides participants with the knowledge of operational aspects of banking & finance but also helps in building managerial and technical skills. The programme offers a unique blend of Global Prospective in Banking & Finance with hands-on experience in practical aspects of the financial markets. Besides that, the Programme supplements with the background of the Indian economic environment and offers exposure to other functional areas of management. This Programme is a judicious mix of quantitative techniques and qualitative perspectives of financial management. It is designed to benefit executives who have recently taken on or are being groomed to take on, significant managerial responsibilities in future. The Programme would draw upon the work experience of such executives and provide additional knowledge and skills, to make them effective managers.

Programme Contents

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Management I
  • Financial Management II
  • Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments
  • Quantitative Techniques for Finance
  • Spreadsheet Modelling for Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing of Financial Products
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Investments Analysis

Note: This is an indicative list of courses. Institute may change the courses from time to time to meet the demand of the Industry/Learners.

Programme Delivery

Courses will be delivered through direct to device (D2D) mode using an appropriate technology platform. Lectures will be delivered through broadband based technology involving two-way audio and video communication. Sessions will be held once in a week, generally on weekends. Participants can attend sessions from any location having good internet connectivity of at least 2 mbps or higher. Participants will be provided reading materials etc. for each course. They may also interact with the concerned faculty through e-mails/ chat mode.

The academic sessions will start from August 2020. Sessions will be held on every Sunday.

The normal timing of the sessions will be as follows:

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.

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.


The programme offers an interactive learning experience with live virtual sessions. The pedagogy follows a judicious blend of methodologies that include Lectures Case Studies Real-life Examples Project Work Term Papers & Assignments.


Graduate / Post Graduate from Universities recognized 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 qualification like CA/ICWA/CS/CFA/CFP are also eligible to apply for the programme.

Assessment & Certification

Performance of participants will be monitored on a continuous evaluation basis through quizzes, assignments, tests and examinations. The participant is required to score minimum marks/grades as decided by the Institute from time to time to complete the course.

Global Accreditations

IIM Indore is the only second IIM in the nation to receive, a ‘Triple Crown’, i.e. receiving all the three prominent accreditations — Association of MBAs (AMBA, UK); The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB, USA); and EQUIS, European Union. This combination of accreditations is held by less than one percent of business schools in the world, granted by the largest and most influential business school accreditation agencies. As of March 2019, the ‘Triple Crown’ was received by only 90 business schools globally, out of the 13,000+ schools offering business degree programmes.

Programme Fee

Application Fee INR 3,540/- (Incl GST @ 18%)
Programme Fee INR 318,600/- (Incl GST @ 18%) (Payable in three installments)
Campus Visit Fee INR 59,000/- (Incl GST @ 18%)
Total Fee INR 377,600/- (Incl GST @ 18%)

Payment Schedule:

Commitment fee at the time of acceptance of offer of admission INR 11,800/- On or before 14-June-2020
Campus Visit Fee payable at the time of admission INR 59,000/- (Incl GST @ 18%) On or before 14-June-2020
Programme Fee (1st Instalment) payable at the time of admission INR 106,200/- (Incl GST @ 18%) On or before 14-June-2020
Programme Fee (2nd Instalment) payable at the time of admission INR 100,300/- (Incl GST @ 18%) On or before 15-Sep-2020
Programme Fee (3rd Instalment) payable at the time of admission INR 100,300/- (Incl GST @ 18%) On or before 15-Dec-2020
Total INR 377,600/-

Important Dates

Application Closure 30 April 2020
List of short-listed candidates 7th May 2020
Interview Dates 15 May to 30 May, 2020
Results Declaration 14 June 2020
Last date for acceptance of admission offer and payment of commitment fee 27 June 2020
Last date of registration with balance fee 18 July 2020
Campus Orientation during August 2020
First session begins on virtual platform August 2020
Program End Date July 2021

Note: The dates are subject to change.

Valedictory Function will be held at the Institute to award certificates.