About the Program

The upcoming batch of Future Bankers Program (Classroom Training + on the job Internship) ("Program") is expected to start by September.

  • The Program has a blended curriculum comprising of classroom inputs, sessions, e-learning and On-the-Job Internship.
  • The course structure includes sessions on core banking, specialized areas in banking, sales, general management, etiquette, grooming, personal presentation and language.
  • The classroom sessions will be conducted at the Manipal Education campus at Bangalore and the internship (6 months) will take place at any of the HDFC Bank branches in India.
  • The students are paid out-of-pocket expenses every month for the 6-month duration of the Program and a stipend during the 6 months’ internship period.
  • On successful completion of the Program, the students will be provided employment opportunity with HDFC Bank.
  • HDFC Bank provides easy financing of the program fees to all students who are selected for the Program.

The duration of the program is 12 months comprising of 6 months full time residential classroom training and 6 months of internship at any of the HDFC Bank Branches located anywhere in India.

Qualification (As on 01.06.2019): Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by Central Government with 50% or above graduation percentage.

Age: Anyone between the age group of 21-26 years.

Those who successfully complete this one-year -intensive Program will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Sales & Relationship Banking by Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956 and an Institution of Eminence.

The Program is fully residential only for the first 6 months. Hostel accommodation is provided to all students by Manipal Global Education Services.

HDFC Bank is mindful of the current health and safety environment/situation, therefore, the 6 - month classroom training will be conducted online, until situation evolves.

Course Design

Regular academic lectures will be supplemented by lectures by experts from the Industry and interaction with leaders from HDFC Bank on a periodic basis. Library services will include access to various study material prepared for the Program. On successful completion of the 6 month classroom session, HDFC Bank also provides a 6 month On-the-job Internship program which will provide the student with real time exposure to the working of a Bank.

The Program will be conducted on the Manipal Education campus in Bangalore. The first 6 months of the program is of a fully residential On-campus format. In the next 6 months, students will undertake an Internship program and will be based at any of the HDFC Bank Branches across the country. Internship placements are at the sole discretion of the bank.

The regular class timing will be from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. There will also be special guest lectures and assignments outside these timings as well.

Leave would be given only with the specific permission of the Head of Program at Manipal Education campus and Program Coordinator or HDFC Bank HR. The same has to be in accordance to the leave guidelines laid down.

The certificate will be issued on the successful completion of the Program which means that the candidate needs to:

  • Attend and pass each course of study as prescribed in the curriculum to earn the requisite number of credits required for the Program.
  • Satisfactorily fulfil other academic requirements as specified in the curriculum. These will include practical training, work visits, seminars, project submissions etc.
  • Successfully complete the 6 months of Internship with the bank.

HDFC Bank will not be in a position to provide a job to candidates who do not complete the Program.

In this case, the Provisional Letter of Appointment given at the start of the Program will stand withdrawn without any recourse to the candidate. Also Fees paid for the course or any other expenses incurred with regards to the Program, will not be refunded. HDFC Bank or Manipal Education campus will not be liable to provide employment to unsuccessful candidates.

Selection Process

  • Registration
  • Assessment Fee
  • Online Aptitude Test
  • Personal Interview

HDFC Bank reserves the right to modify requirements without prior intimation. Once you have registered for the Future Bankers Program, you cannot register again for 6 months.

Candidates are requested to carry the following documents for the interview process:

  • Updated resume copy
  • Original education certificates (consolidated marksheets / pass certificate(s)/ degree certificates)
  • Original PAN Card

Internship & Final Placement

All the applicants selected will be given a Provisional Letter of Appointment at the time of joining the course at Manipal Education campus in Bangalore. A job opportunity will be offered on the successful completion of the program. (6 months Classroom & 6 months Internship).

Candidates may be placed in any of the HDFC Bank branches across the country depending on the requirements that may arise from time to time. Placement is solely at the discretion of the HDFC Bank.

Loan Option

HDFC Bank provides the option of Education Loan for the Future Bankers Program. Alternatively, the candidate may avail an Education Loan from any other Financial Institution of their choosing. For any loan-related query please write to future.bankers@hdfcbank.com.

Upon selection, applicants will be given the option to self-fund the Program or avail of a student’s loan from HDFC Bank. A Loan Helpdesk will be available to guide applicants through the process of completing loan formalities. For loan related queries, please write to future.bankers@hdfcbank.com.

Yes, the applicant has the option of self-funding the Program. In which case, the entire programm fee plus applicable taxes will have to be deposited with Manipal Academy before joining the Program at the Manipal Education campus in Bangalore. The procedure for doing so will be explained in greater detail in the Provisional Offer Letter issued to the applicant. For loan related queries, please write to future.bankers@hdfcbank.com It is not mandatory to avail the Education Loan from HDFC Bank only.

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