Duration: 3 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 50000 / Year
4 courses |4 colleges
Bachelor of Financial Markets (BFM) is a three-year undergraduate programme in management. The course offers theoretical and practical knowledge of planning, organizing, monitoring, directing and controlling the capital resources of an organization/ company in an efficient way.
It also takes into focus a deep analysis and study of financial markets, basics of trading and its regulation, market forces, demand and supply which are an essential part of finance in any organization. As financial assets, debt and equity shares are of utmost importance in any organization.
Candidates who pursue the course are provided training with the help of presentations, interactions with industry personnel, industrial projects, practical sessions etc. They are equipped to understand the risks, money, economics as well as legal parameters of a financial market in depth.
Few colleges and institutes even offer this course as a part-time or distance learning which may vary from institute to institute. It is the choice of an individual as to which mode he wishes to complete the course in.
Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2 or any equivalent examination. Graduates in any field also pursue BFM course.
Minimum Marks Required: 50% to 55%, varies from college to college.
Age Limit: Few colleges have a certain age limit for the admission to the respective course. It may vary from college to college.
Here’s a list of popular entrance exams for BFM:
Micro - Economics 1
Principles of Investment
Macro - Economics 2
Principles of Business Management
Environment of Financial System
Corporate Finance 1
Equity Market 1
Corporate Finance 2
Equity Market 2
Taxation for Investments
Foreign Exchange Market
Computer Applications in Financial Services
Global Capital Markets
After pursuing Bachelor’s degree in financial markets, a wide variety of career options open up for the students. Those interested in higher studies can further go for a master’s degree in the same field, or interested candidates can look for lucrative employment opportunities in both private and government sector. A fresher at the start of their career can either work as a trainee or an accountant. The various job roles offered to a graduate after completing BFM course are as follows:
The average starting annual salary for a BFM graduate can range between Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh. It may vary from organization to organization and role to role. Further, if you do a master's level degree in the field, the salary can also go up to Rs. 10 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh per annum. Finance-related job roles are highly paid as individuals are the direct in-charge of financial assets, anticipating potential financial danger and others.