About IIM Indore

With the objectives of imparting high quality management education and training, the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India established Indian Institutes of Management as Institutions of Excellence. These Institutions are recognised as premier management institutions and are comparable to the best in the world for teaching, research and interaction with industries.

Established in 1996, IIM Indore is the sixth in the family of state-supported management schools. Since its inception, IIM Indore has been acting as a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government sector and PSUs. IIM Indore is registered as a Society under Societies Registration Act, 1973.

Situated atop a scenic hillock, the 193 acre campus of IIM Indore provides an ideal backdrop for contemplative learning. IIM Indore has the latest in teaching aids, rich learning resources, a strong IT backbone, state-of-the-art sports complex and hostels as well as contemporary infrastructure.

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About ICICIdirect Centre For Financial Learning (ICFL)

ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning (ICFL) is an initiative of ICICI Securities Ltd. set up with an objective of simplifying financial knowledge and increasing financial literacy amongst prospective or experienced investors & knowledge seekers. ICFL training programmes are categorised under Investment Education Programmes and Professional Certification & Development Programmes. The repository of domain knowledge includes a host of in-house developed seminars, workshops, certifications and training programmes leading to reputed certifications. These programmes are in the area of Stock Investing, Derivatives, Mutual Funds, Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Corporate Finance etc.

ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning has been conferred with the Award for Innovation in Learning and Best Online Learning Solution at the World Education Congress. It also won the Emerging Brand Award at CMO Asia in Singapore.


Programme Objective

The Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Finance (PGCPF) is a customised, comprehensive & rigorous programme to prepare future banking and finance professionals. This programme not only provides participants the knowledge of operational aspects of banking and 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 Indian economic environment and also offers the 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.

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Candidates with 3-year bachelor’s degree certificates from Universities recognised by the Association of Indian Universities with minimum 50% marks and at least two years of work experience.

Admission Procedure

I. Application Form: All interested candidates should fill out the application form available at our centre.

The completed application forms should be accompanied by a Demand Draft (DD)/Banker’s Cheque (BC) drawn in favour of “Indian Institute of Management Indore”, payable at Indore for Rs. 2500/- (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred Only).

II. Application Screening: Upon submission of the completed application form, the application will be screened based on the candidate’s academic performance and relevant work experience.

III. Personal Interview: Short-listed candidates will be invited for a personal interview. Not all candidates are called for personal interview. The personal interview will be conducted through video conferencing at different study centres across India.

V. Selection: The selection to the programme is based on performance in Personal Interview, the candidate’s academic performance and relevant work experience.

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Programme Design & Duration

This programme consists of around 200 hours of courses delivery using information technology platform. The programme is spread over a duration of twelve months. In order to supplement, the learning through the technology platform, there will also be on-campus orientation module of five days duration. Courses to be offered in this Programme are as follows:

  • Business Communication
  • Economics Environment for Business
  • Finance - I
  • Finance - II
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Markets
  • Human Resource Management
  • Managerial Accounting and Control
  • Marketing of Financial Products
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Spreadsheet Modeling
  • Strategic Management

Note: This is an indicative list of courses.
Institute may change the curriculum from time to time. The duration of the programme will be twelve months.

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Programme Fee

The Programme fee is 2,75,000 (Two lakhs seventy five thousand only) plus service tax as applicable. All payments are to be made in favour of Indian Institute of Management Indore.

A commitment fee of 10,000 (Ten thousand only) plus service tax as applicable is to be paid at the time of acceptance of offer of admission, which will be adjusted against the fee paid at the time of registration. The commitment fee is non-refundable. Once commitment fee is paid, the balance fee has to be paid in full during registration. It can be paid by a Demand Draft.

Programme Delivery

Courses will be delivered through on-line mode using appropriate technology platform. Lectures will be delivered through broadband based technology involving two-way audio and video communication. Classes will be held in the evenings and weekends. Participants will be provided reading materials for each course. They may also interact with the concerned faculty through e-mails/ chat mode.


The 'Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Finance' will be awarded to the participants on successful completion of the Programme.