New Delhi, July 1, 2015: Gurgaon-based Ansal University today announced a tie-up with Bajaj Capital to offer a specialised master's degree in applied finance.
To offer the MBA programme, Ansal University has entered into a technical knowledge partnership with International College of Financial Planning (ICFP), promoted by Bajaj Capital.
"It is an MBA Applied Finance Programme. It will be a joint programme but the accrediting university will be Ansal University.
"The first academic session starts in August. We have enrolled 60 students," Pranav Ansal, Trustee, Ansal University & Vice Chairman Ansal API, told PTI.
The fee for the two-year programme is Rs 2.95 lakh per annum.
Admission will be granted based on the merit list prepared by assigning the weightage of 50 per cent to graduation performance; 25 per cent to CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/Ansal University Entrance Test score and 25 per cent to personal interview.
Bajaj Capital Limited Managing Director Sanjeev Bajaj said: "With this tie up we are looking forward to nurture the finance sector. The banking sector may create up to 20 lakh new jobs in the next 5-10 years".
The 2-year degree programme with an internationally relevant course module will offer hands-on training and 100 per cent placement assistance in sectors like banking and financial services.
It will have an intake capacity of 60 students.
The programme will work on a two-tier approach of providing in-depth knowledge about application of concepts in the area of finance and financial research.
The specialised course has been designed to equip students with knowledge required to succeed in sectors like banking and financial services.