MBA in Capital Market is a 2- year long comprehensive management program aimed at training eligible students in business and administration skills. This postgraduate course is undertaken upon a successful completion of a related graduation degree such as Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.), with Finance or Accounts as the main subject.
The minimum eligibility required to be fulfilled for pursuing the course is a 10+2 qualification studies with Accounts, Business Studies, Maths and Economics as main subjects. The program that integrates areas of conceptual knowledge, contemporary inputs, technology, information and skill development into a single frame. With a recent revolution in the global capital flow and the IT industry, there is an acute need coming up for trained professionals to sustain important positions in all spheres of capital market activity. Tis course is designed to serve just that purpose.
Job opportunities for successful postgraduates of the course are manifold in areas Mutual Funds, Stock Exchanges, Banks, Insurance Companies, Venture Capital & Private Equity Companies, Credit Rating Agencies, among many others.
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Such postgraduates in India are offered an average annual salary ranging between INR 3 to 5 lacs. Those who work in the private sector are paid more than those employed in the public sector. After gaining sufficient experience in the field, successful postgraduates can earn up to INR 10 lakh per annum, with the salary increasing with increase in experience and skillset.
The scope for this discipline and its successful postgraduates is vast considering the rapid expansion of and growing requirements in banks and stock exchanges, primarily.
Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||10+2 with a minimum aggregate score of 50%|
|Admission Process||Based on counselling after clearing Entrance Tests (GMAT, CAT, XAT, MAT, SNAP, etc.) or Direct Admission in some cases.|
|Course Fee||INR 1 to 2 Lakh p.a. (average)|
|Average Starting salary||INR 2 to 10 Lakh|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Airtel (Bharti Telecom), HDFC Bank, Reliance Communications, IDEA Cellular, ICICI Bank, Tata Teleservices, Hindustan Unilever (HLL), ITC Limited, Tata Motors, IndiaMART etc.|
|Job Opportunities||Marketing Manager, Junior Analyst, Relationship Manager, Capital Markets Executive, Venture Capital Analyst etc.|
MBA in Capital Markets involves the study of concepts involved in raising finances through stock exchange, bonds and other long time investments. It covers all areas of the capital market set of activities. The faculty consist of both alumni from reputed colleges with distinguished prior experience in capital markets, or are company professionals with professional insight into establishment- running and practical expertise in the same.
Compiled here is a list of the top institutes in India offering the course along with their respective locations and fees charged by each.
|Rank||College/University||City/ State||Average Annual Fees|
|1.||Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore||Bangalore||INR 11,50,000|
|2.||Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad||Ahmedabad||INR 12,50,000|
|3.||Faculty of Management Studies (FMS)||New Delhi||INR 50,000|
|4.||S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research||Mumbai, Maharashtra||INR 1,00,000|
|5.||Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies : NMIMS University||Mumbai, Maharashtra||INR 11,30,000|
|6.||Indian School of Business Management and Administration||Chandigarh||INR 49,000|
|7.||Zee Business School, Bangalore||Bangalore||INR 1,69,000|
|8.||Shri Ram Murti Smarak International Business School, Lucknow||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh||INR 2,13,000|
|9.||Vishwa Vishwani Institute of System and Management||Hakeempet, Hyderabad||INR 4,50,000|
The minimum criterion of eligibility needed to be satisfied for pursuing the program is a 10+2 qualification with Accounts, Business Studies, Maths and Statistics as the main subjects. The class X, XII and graduation need to have been completed from a recognized educational Board. Candidates are additionally required to qualify any of the relevant entrance exams such as GMAT, CAT, XAT, MAT, SNAP or other national- level entrance exams for admission to the program. Some universities conduct their own entrance tests in addition to these tests.
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The course is ideally suited for candidates with excellent communication skills, creativity, competency in motivating and mobilizing people.
For admission to the course, a relevant entrance exam needs to be cleared.
The admission process is based on the score obtained in the relevant national level exam. Listed here are some of the popular college-specific entrance exams conducted for admission to the course.
1. NMAT by GMAC
Conducted for admission to leading B- schools of the country such as NMIMS. Institutes that accept NMAT Score for admission are NMIMS University (Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad); Alliance University (Bangalore); Amity University (Delhi NCR); and 15 other colleges.
The format of the syllabus, score weightage and time allotment is given below :
|Language Skills||32 marks||22 mins|
|Quantitative Skills||48 marks||60 mins|
|Logical Reasoning||40 marks||38 mins|
2. XAT (Xavier’s Entrance Test)
Conducted for admission to Xavier’s college, and is held in the month of January for various streams of MBA. Due to the high cut-offs, seats are fairly limited. The syllabus of XAT and corresponding time scheme is given below:
|Verbal and Logical Ability||23 mins|
|Decision Making||26 mins|
|Decision Making||29 mins|
|Essay & General Awareness||35 mins|
3. SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test)
Conducted by the Symbiosis group of Institutions for its various MBA programs. The syllabus of the exam with the corresponding time allotment is given below:
|General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability||40 mins|
|Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency||40 mins|
|Current Affairs (of last 2 years) 30||30 mins|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||40 mins|
Institutes in India that accept the SNAP Score for admission are SIBM (Pune), SICSR, SIMC (Pune), SIIB, SCMHRD, SIMS, SITM, SCIT, SIOM (Nashik), SIHS, SIBM (Bengaluru), SSMC (Bengaluru), SSBF, and SIBM (Hyderabad).
Upon successful completion of the course, lucrative jobs are on offer in the Capital Market Industry for such postgraduates in departments like Banking & Finance. Job types include investment analysis and portfolio management in banks, security firms, insurance companies, and financial organizations, among establishments.
Industry- related fields like Commercial Banking, Liabilities, Wholesale Risk, Credit Risk, Relationship Management and Treasury Product Management, Cards Management, Transaction Banking and Corporate Banking hire successful Capital Market postgraduates.
Listed here are some of the popular job positions offered to successful postgraduates of the discipline with the corresponding job descriptions and salaries offered.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Pay Scale|
|Marketing Manager||To manage the marketing of a business or product. They can be responsible for several services or products, or be in charge of a single product||INR 6, 44, 431 p. a|
|Junior Analyst||As trained staff, their role is to assist the Senior Analyst and other subject matter professionals in collecting, validating, and documenting various business needs.||INR. 2, 83,472 p. a|
|Relationship Manager||To improve a firm's relationships with both partner firms and customers.||INR. 3, 83, 006 p. a|
|Capital Markets Executive||To draft structuring work with clients, lawyers and/ or accountants or distribute efforts involving syndicate, sales, and investors.||INR. 2, 74,184 p. a|
|Venture Capital Analyst||To identify new business opportunities - new markets, new partnerships, ways to reach existing markets, or new product or service offerings.||INR. 20,00,00 -50,00,00 p.a.|
The course consists of 4 semesters spread over 2 years, and a semester- wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is given here:
|Management Theory and Practice|
|Legal Aspects of Business|
|Microeconomics for Managers|
|Financial Accounting and Analysis|
|Statistics for Finance|
|Macroeconomic Cost and Management Accounting|
|Capital Market Laws|
|Mathematics for Finance|
|Globalization and Indian Economy|
|Financial Institutions and Markets|
|Corporate Tax Planning|
|International Finance and Global Market|
|Financial Risk Management and Derivatives|
|Commercial Bank Management|