Career opportunities for 2015 Batch Freshers in Banking Sector

 
  • Date: November 5, 2015, 3:30 pm - November 5, 2015, 4:30 pm
  • Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
  • Type of Event: Knowledge Session
  • Who Should Attend: 2015 Graduates
  • With the potential to become the fifth largest banking industry in the world by 2020 and third largest by 2025, India’s banking and financial sector is expanding rapidly. The Banking sector is expected to be top job creator for the next decade. Interact with experienced industry professionals & understand how to take a great leap in your career.
 

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Ms Charu Pathak

Corporate Trainer IFBI
Ms Charu comes with a rich experience of 20+ years in the banking domain & 5+ years as corporate trainer. She was working as a resident manager with one of the leading bank in the world. Her expertise lies in retail banking operations, trade finance operations, remittances, soft skills training, financial maths & accounting to name a few. She has conducted various corporate training programs for some of the leading banks in India & around the world. She is a certified professional from CAIIB, an MBA & SRCC alumna.

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  • Firstnaukri: Hello Everyone, Thanks for logging in. Let us welcome Ms. Charu Pathak to this interactive session. Request Ms. Charu to give her opening comments and open the floor for student questions.
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Good afternoon everyone. Welcome to this session. We will answer your queries about banking careers & hope you will benefit from the session.
  • Sijo Moses: I am pursuing MBA in finance would like to know the best private bank to start my career with .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi sijo, best part in banking industry is all of the companies associated with are Brand Names...still leading banks list starts in pvt sector with ICICI,HDFC,AXIS
  • Deepshikha Chakraborty: Good Evening Ma'am. I have scored second division in my Graduation. Does this effect my chances of getting a job in Banking on higher position?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Deepshikha, graduation marks do build a foundation for any career. Once you get into an industry that you can work on grooming yourself & aspire for a promising career.. Different banks have different eligibility criterias.. you need to identify which one suits you & aim for it
  • Rohan Sharma : I would like to know the growth pattern of banking sector .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: For freshers this starts with retails arm of Banking sector ie with Retail Branches of any Bank. Growth path is illuminous in terms that you can move from being officer to relationship manager to deputy branch manager to branch manager
  • Jai Singh Rathore: Good evening!! I want to know the courses by IFBI and the resulting positions after completing it in banking sectors.
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Jai, Post Graduate Diploma in Banking operations is our flagship program. This is a 3months classroom training + 3 months internship program. Upon successfully completing this program you can get into leading banks as senior officers. You can find out more about the program on www.ifbi.com or call us at our toll-free number 18002668000
  • Deepshikha Chakraborty: I have done B.Com with 58% in 2013 and trying for IBPS but not getting any result so I want to move to private sector banks. Please guide me the best course so that I can get a good job.
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Based on your graduation details & eligibility you can join Post Graduate Diploma in Banking operations. This is a 3months classroom training + 3 months internship program. Upon successfully completing this program you can get into leading banks as senior officers. You can find out more about the program on www.ifbi.com or call us at our toll-free number 18002668000
  • Deepshikha Chakraborty: Thanks Ma'am. One last query what is the approx investment for this flagship programme?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: You can reach us at our toll free number 18002668000 or locate your nearest centre on www.ifbi.com for fee details
  • Divya: Hi Charu Mam, is IFBI providing under-grad courses?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: No as of now minimum qualification is graduates
  • Harshita: Hi, What are the average salary bracket in Banking Sector?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi harshita, at fresher level you can start your career in banking with salary packages starting from 1.8 lacs-2.4lacs per annum
  • Yashita: Hi Ma'am I have done B-tech can I choose banking as my career growth
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Yes Harshita, you can aspire to have a career in banking. Infact more & more engineering graduates are getting into banking sector owing to their analytical & other skills that help them to excel in a banking career
  • Nerru pathak: Very good-afternoon mam , what is the procedure of getting into private banks as PO's and officers .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Nerru...you can opt for IFBI Hire & Train programs which can give you a flying start in Banking
  • sonali shah: I am pursuing my BCOM , would like to know it is mandatory to pursue MBA in finance or masters in commerce for a better growth in banking sector .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Sonali,with so many oppurtunities being rolled out for grauates in current scenario...so its not mandatory to have MBA for getting entry in banking sector.MBA is a program which someone should go for post having 2-3 yrs of work exp with some good brand
  • Sudha: Hi Mam, what all company used to come placements in IFBI ?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Sudha, IFBI recruiter list starts with its prominent recruiter ICICI & includes 30 top names in industry..AXIS,YES,IndusInd,Kotak Mahindra,CUB,HSBC,HDFC to name a few
  • Jeevan Negi: What are the basic functions of a PO? I am interested in banking and want to know the average salary of a PO in private banks and other perks.
  • Ms Charu Pathak: PO's play an important role in the functioning of banks. A PO is trained to be prepared for core banking - banking products, banking operations, channels & customers.. entry level salaries depend on the bank
  • Maunika: Good evening. I am MBA in Finance & HR. I want to be a HR. Is there any programme by which I may get into private banks sector as HR?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: HI maunika, you already have done specilisation in HR..but no specific courses being offfered to get one placed in Bank as HR....yes you can go for IFBI Hire & Train PGDBO program of 3+3 months which offers you career with ICICI. As HR if you have field knowledge of Banking secotr then post 2-3 yrs of exp in retail banking you can possibly ask you recruiter for job rotation in HR module basis your certification & experience in retail banking at ground level
  • sukriti: i am an MBA whats the career path in banking sector for me?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Being an MBA gives you an advantage over plain graduates. You can get into mid-level cadre if from premier institutes. Various positions available for MBA could be into Trade finance, banking operations etc
  • Alem Sharma: I am very passionate to get into IFBI heard a lot about the college . How to prepare for the entrance .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Alem, for IFBI programs you need to brush up your knowlege on maths/logical reasoning/passage /written comprehension...You can visit to any nearest IFBI location & apply there.Post applying you will get access to sample papers.Also centre representative can guide you on interview preparation
  • Maunika: Thanks for solving my query!!
  • Ms Charu Pathak: You are welcome. Best of luck for your career!
  • preeti: which banking course serves the best career in terms of salary ?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Preeti, Post Graduate Diploma in Banking operations is our flagship program. This is a 3months classroom training + 3 months internship program. Upon successfully completing this program you can get into leading banks as senior officers. You can find out more about the program on www.ifbi.com or call us at our toll-free number 18002668000
  • sukriti: what are different opportunities available in the banking sector? Do we need to clear banking examination for all of them?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Sukriti, Banking offers you career in Business Generation,Transaction Dealing,Customer Servicing & at times mix of all these profiles.Yes every company has its selection process & same is with banks.For PSU sector it is IBPS...but for Pvt Sector IFBI is one good launchpad to start your career with Top leading banks post short term training with them
  • Manisha : Heard IFBI has a great pool of placement opportunities for there students . I want to know best few companies who are common recruiter at IFBI .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Few regular recruiters are ICICI Bank, YES Bank, AXIS Bank, Kotak Mahindra, HSBC, HDFC etc
  • Surbhi Singh: What are the chances of getting placed after doing PGDBO from IFBI in ICICI & Axis Bank? Do one need to excel in other skills also?If yes, please specify.
  • Ms Charu Pathak: HI Surbhi, IFBI PGDBO program is a Hire & Train program which means selection process for recruitment will be done prior to entering into training.post training no HR interviews involved with IFBI PGDBO.Still during training you need to meet certain criteria including attendance & minimum percentage of 50% in each module...
  • Alok: What is the role of a Probationary Officer?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: HI alok,
    Primarily PO positions use to exist with PSU banks only but now this term been more or less used as fancy designation.Kind of profile offered with PO revolves around Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Sukriti, Banking offers you career in Business Generation,Tran saction Dealing,Custome r Servicing & at times mix of all these profiles
  • Chandra Kumar: how many banking jobs are available in india
  • Ms Charu Pathak: next 5 yrs it has been projected that some 7.5 lac jobs are going to be created in Banking sector
  • Chander: Good Evening.what is the best course to break into the banking sector? I have done B.com from Delhi university .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Chander, you can get into banking through various platforms. You need to have analytical, verbal & behavioral skills to get that edge over the competition.
    Post Graduate Diploma in Banking operations is our flagship program. This is a 3months classroom training + 3 months internship program. Upon successfully completing this program you can get into leading banks as senior officers. You can find out more about the program on www.ifbi.com or call us at our toll-free number 18002668000
  • Jigyasu Prit: i would like to know what is the scope for an engineer in this sector
  • Ms Charu Pathak: HI Jigyasu, you can aspire to have a career in banking. Infact more & more engineering graduates are getting into banking sector owing to their analytical & other skills that help them to excel in a banking career
  • nikita Upadhyay: What is the eligibility criteria to do PGDBO Program as mentioned by you?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: HI Nilita,

    Pfb the same
    PGDBO - Post Graduation Diploma In Banking Operations

    Minimum Eligibility Graduate
    Age: Graduate born on or after 1 May 1990-(Applicable for month of Nov)
    Academic Criteria
    Graduation%: 50% minimum..,not even 49.99%
    12th %: 50% 50% minimum..,not even 49.99%
    10th %: 50% 50% minimum..,not even 49.99%

    Mode of education
    Graduation- Regular Only-No Distance Learning-No Correspondence
    12th - Regular Only-No Distance Learning-No Correspondence
    10th - Regular OnlyNo Distance
  • nikita Upadhyay: I also want to know the IFBI locations in UP if any.
  • Ms Charu Pathak: would request if you can share your location,basis that locations can be suggested
  • Manoj: I have scored second division in my Graduation. Does this hamper my chances of getting a job in Banking?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Graduation marks do build a foundation for any career. Once you get into an industry then you can work on grooming yourself & aspire for a promising career.. Different banks have different eligibility criterias.. you need to identify which one suits you & aim for it
  • nikita Upadhyay: I am from Moradabad.
  • Ms Charu Pathak: you can go for ghaziabad or bareilly
  • Sonu : I personally feel that IFBI is the name to go for to get into banks , apart from MBA and finance what are other premier courses at IFBI .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: HI Sonu,

    IFBI offers you career oriented short duration programs of 4-6months in Banking.You can go for IFBI PGDBO & PGDBP program which offer you career with top leading banks of this country
  • Harsh: A decision about which career to choose is a very critical question and it is very important to make an informed decision. There are many things that have to be known and analysed before you reach a d
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Totally agree. Deciding on a career is one of the most important decision in one's life. Gather as much information as you can, speak to your friends, family, experts
  • Aastha Yadav: Hi Charu Ma'am. I am from bihar. is there any branch of IFBI in bihar?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Yes, we have a centres in Bihar. You can check you www.ifbi.com to locate your nearest centre
  • Sahil: Hi Mam, my educational background is technical,so how can I pursue a career in this field
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Sahil, can you pls expain more. What do you mean by technical?
  • Sahil: Hi Ma'am, educational background is technical,so how can I pursue a career in this field
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Sahil, can you pls expain more. What do you mean by technical?
  • Ratnesh Jaiswal: By when I can start my classess of PGDBO program if I take admissions by November end?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: hi ratnesh,that depends of minimum required candidate being selected at that location for PGDBO to launch one training batch..ideally this requires 10-15 candidates to launch one training batch of pgdbo...suggest to pls check this locally at nearest IFBI location
  • Ashok: I get my inspiration from these chat seminar and motivation from speakers . I believe all the question are very informative . Thank you for the support mam .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: You are welcome. Best of luck for your future!
  • Divya: What is usually the hiring process in Banks?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: hi divya,earlier banks used to go for direct or campus hiring but now they are more interested in hiring trained or experienced professional who are productive right from day 1 hour 1
  • Divyanka: Hi Ms Charu. I am Divyanka. I have done BA in 2014 and currently studying MA. I just wanna know may I take admission in PGDBO and study both MA and PGDBO simultaneously?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Divyanka.this depends that if you are able to cope up & manage studying two courses at same time as PGDBO requires lot of self study & training on banking software outside training hours as well...this demands lot of dedication & focus from PGDBO aspirant
  • smriti: whats the highest pay package a student got from your college\?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Packages for freshers & experienced vary. We have helped place some experienced candidates in HSBC at 6.5LPA.
  • LATA : How does IFBI train or mentor there students to cater to big Banking brands .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi lata,trainers at IFBI are not from any management institute they are primarily ex bankers who train you on banking software & day to day working requirements of banks.These trainers carry 15-20 yrs of work exp in banks primarily with PSU & they train ou on working requirement of Banks
  • Sahil: Mam, I'm pursuing my Btech (Mechanical) from Amity. i'm in final year now
  • Ms Charu Pathak: You can upskill yourself with various courses & apply then
  • Vineeta Singh Chauhan: Hi Charu mam, what are the charges of your cources?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: You can call us at our toll-free number 18002668000 to know more about the course fee
  • Divyanka: What are the other subjects or topics one must prepare with PGDBO program to get placed with higher salary?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: hi divyanaka, you need to prepare on maths/logical reasoning/passage/written comprehension....would suggest to visit nearest IFBI location & ask represenative to help you prepare on interview part as well
  • LATA : Shall I get some scholarship at IFBI . How to be eligible for a scholarship at IFBI .
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Currently we do not have any scholarships.
  • Harsh: What is usually the career growth path in this industry?
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Hi Harhs,

    if you google out resume of any 10 candidates working in banking sector from last 10-12 yrs you would be amazed to know that out of every 10 records 40-50% having same work exp in Banking have salary paockages ranging between 8-12 lacs/yr minimum
  • Firstnaukri: Thank You Charu for your insightful views. Thanks everyone for logging in. Tune in to Firstnaukri Net-Engage for more such events in future.
  • Ms Charu Pathak: Thank you everyone. It was nice to reach out to everyone through this platform. Wish everyone all the best for their career!
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