Port Blair, Nov. 15: The Indira Gandhi National Open University invites applications for admissions to its MBA programme in Banking and Finance for January 2013 session. The last date to submit the filled-in application form for the programme at the concerned Regional Centre is 20th December 2012 and by post is 5th December 2012. The MBA (Banking & Finance) Programme, specifically designed for Bankers, is offered through countrywide network of Study Centres of IGNOU.  Developed collaboratively by School of Management Studies, IGNOU and the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF), Mumbai, the programme uses standard IGNOU multi-media design and technology aided delivery systems.

In order to seek admission to this Programme, a candidate should: (a) be a graduate of a recognized University (b) have passed the CAIIB examinations of the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance, Mumbai and awarded the requisite qualification/credentials thereof  by the Institute, and (c) have been working in the Banking or Financial Service Sector for a period of at least two years. ‘Student Handbook & Prospectus’ can be obtained from IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair and is active only in Port Blair Study Centre(0201) in person on payment of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only). The application can also be downloaded from IGNOU website at http//: www.ignou.ac.in and submitted along with a DD/IPO for Rs.500/-, in addition to the Programme fee