Finance is one of the important subjects for the management students. Recently a new course on finance i.e., MSc Finance is very popular among the graduate candidates who are desirous of getting masters degree in finance. This course is also done on a part time basis. Mainly evening programmes are very common for the candidates who are employed in any firm and attend their classes mainly in the evening. This course is mainly designed to fulfil the needs and demands of the business professionals desiring to accelerate their career to its highest level.
Colleges and Universities offering Part Time Finance
Many universities in India as well as abroad facilitates part time finance programme.
• Symbiosis Institute of Business Management
• Suryadatta Institute of Management Information Research (SIMIR)
• Sri Sringeri Sharda Institute of Management
• Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engineering & Technology
• SRM-Institute of Management & Technology
• Shiva Institute of Management Studies
• Sri Vasavi Institute of Management S.D.G.S. College
• Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
• Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology
Course Duration of Part Time Finance
The course is mainly of 2 years consisting of evening classes for the part time candidates scheduled as per university norms for different universities.
Course Contents of Part Time Finance
In the first year, two core courses are covered, they are:
i. Corporate Markets
ii. Asset Markets
In the second year five papers are covered on half yearly basis. They are:
i. Fixed Income Securities and Credit Markets
ii. Financial Engineering
iii. Risk Management and Financial Institutions
iv. Topics in Portfolio Management
v. Applied Financial Valuation
In addition to it, personality development classes, group discussions and few other short dissertations are also the main features of this programme.
Eligibility Criteria of Part Time Finance
The eligibility criteria for part time finance programme are almost same in different universities. Some of them are as follows:
a. Any degree from a recognised university
b. Bachelor's Degree holders from a recognized Indian or foreign university
c. Graduates/Diploma holders/Post SSC 3-year Diploma with 2 year post Diploma experience/ post HSC two year Diploma with one year post diploma experience
Selection Procedures of Part Time Finance
Many types of selection procedures are followed in different universities. Common entrance test (CET), written test, personal interview, Group Discussion & Individual Presentation is the most common selection procedures.
The candidates who get selected in the common entrance test (CET) are then called for the Personal Interview and Group Discussion after which the final list of the candidates are declared.