Indian Institute Of Management Sambalpur

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MBA in FINTECH MANAGEMENT

The proposed program encompasses 17 specialised courses including immersion at IIM Sambalpur, and with NSE (National Stock Exchange), Mumbai.  The program features a dedicated Incubator training program with mentor support to aid in launch of startup in fintech.

Key Highlights:
  • MBA for working professionals
  • Blended program: Online sessions and Physical sessions
    • Online lectures of three hours each on Wednesday & Saturday
    • Physical sessions at IIM Sambalpur in each semester
  • 17 courses for 950 hours (95 credits) spread over three terms (6 months each)
  • Immersion program at National Stock Exchange consisting of specialised stock market training, business simulation and allied areas at the financial capital of India.
  • Alumni status of IIM Sambalpur
  • Entrepreneurial training for Fintech Startup in collaboration with IIM Sambalpur Incubator with mentor support
  • Symbiotic interaction with the industry, academia, and fintech fraternity.
Pedagogy & Learning Experience :
  • Integrated learning through blended classrooms and engaging lectures will enable the participants to develop strategic capabilities, by addressing the time and location constraints of the working professionals.
  • Specialization in FinTech with emphasis on Finance and Technical subjects.
  • Course content includes live cases, simulation, technical lecture delivery amongst others.
  • Technical courses on Blockchain, AI, NL, Cryptography a part of the course.
  • Lecture delivery by specialised faculty from IIM Sambalpur, National Stock Exchange and national/international experts
At the conclusion of the course, students will gain:
  • MBA in Fintech Management Degree
  • Launch of their Startup
  • Expert knowledge on Fintech
  • IIM Sambalpur alumni status
  • Connections with Fintech industry
ADMISSION PROCESS :
REQUIREMENTS :

Qualifications :

Candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent percentage. While degrees in any field are accepted, backgrounds in business, economics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, or related disciplines are preferred.

Work Experience:

A minimum 2 years of Post Qualification managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience as on last date of application.

Statement of Purpose (SOP) :

The candidate should submit a SOP not exceeding 2000 words and should include talk about your career path, interests, professional contributions, goals and the driving force behind pursuing MBA in Fintech Management.

No Objection Certificate/ Consent letter:

Candidates shall be required to submit a “No Objection Certificate”/ “Consent letter” for pursuing MBA from their employer.

In case of self-employed, a declaration with respect to the same will be required.

SELECTION CRITERIA :

Candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria as above shall be called for the PI process. The Committee in consultation with the Competent Authority will decide the number of candidates to be called for PI.

Upon being shortlisted, the candidate shall appear for a personal interview in front of the Expert panel. The selection panel will assess the suitability of the candidates based on their managerial acumen and entrepreneurial mindset. Candidate will be especially assessed based on Statement of Purpose (SOP) apart from academic record, professional accomplishments, etc.

Merit List will be prepared based on Personal Interview, Academic Qualification, Relevant Work Experience and Statement of Purpose (SOP).

IIM Sambalpur reserves the right to modify any part of this document including the various criteria and cut offs mentioned at any time till the actual admission process for the batch is completed. Any dispute concerning Admission would be subject to jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of city of Sambalpur only.

CURRICULUM: MBA in Fintech Management
Course Credit
TERM-I
Financial Accounting & Information
3
Economics and Financial Environment
3
Foundations of Fintech
3
Organization Behavior & Communication
1.5
Digital marketing & E-commerce
1.5
Total Term I
12
TERM - II
Advanced Financial Analysis
3
Corporate Finance
3
Block Chain and its applications
3
Portfolio Management
3
Cryptography and Information Security
3
Total Term II
15
TERM - III
AI, ML and Its Applications
3
Fintech: Regulatory Policy
1.5
Payment System & Platform
1.5
Risk Management
3
International banking & Risk analysis
3
Total Term III
15
TERM-III -Experiential Learning [150 hrs.]
Entrepreneurial Fintech Startup
Fintech Solution Ideation
Fintech Market Validation
Building Your Fintech Business
Final Pitch & Mentor Review
TERM - III -Experiential Learning [150 hrs.]
NSE Immersion
Business Simulation
Virtual Stock Market
Equity Analysis : Technical & Fundamentals
3 Day immersion at Mumbai
 ACADEMIC CALENDER:
Semester From To Campus Component No. of Teaching Days No. of Teaching Hours Mode of Delivery
Inauguration & Orientation 16th July 2024
Term – I 17th July 2024 7th November 2024 No 31 93 Online
8th November 2024 10th November 2024 Yes 3 24 Offline
12th November 2024 3rd December 2024 No 6 18 Online
16th December 2025 22nd December 2025 End Term Examination
Term –II 2nd January 2025 13th February 2025 No 12 36 Online
14th February 2025 16th February 2025 Yes 3 24 Offline
18th February 2025 11th June 2025 No 30 90 Online
25th June 2025

30th June

2025

End Term Examination
Term – III 10th July 2025

10th

November 2025

No 33 99 Online
NSE Immersion from 21st Nov- 23rd Nov 2025
5th Dec 2025 7th Dec 2025 Yes 3 24 Offline
20th December 2025 25th December 2025 End Term Examination

 (Dates are tentative and subject to change)

KEY DATES & FEES
Online Application Starts
April 19, 2024
Online Application Ends
May 15, 2024
Interview Date
June 1, 2024 (Tentative)
Publication of Result
June 22, 2024 (Tentative)
Acceptance of Offer
One-Week from publication of the result

(Dates are tentative and subject to change)

  • Application fees:

Non-refundable payment of Rs. 1000 (+GST) as application fee. To be paid at the time of application.

  • Acceptance Amt:

A candidate receiving admission offer from IIM Sambalpur has to pay an offer acceptance amount of Rs.50,000/- within the stipulate date. If a candidate accepts the admission offer for the program, his/her offer acceptance amount will be adjusted against term I Fee. If a candidate subsequently wishes to withdraw the offer within the withdrawal date specified by the Institute, amount will be refunded after deducting Rs. 1,000/- as processing charges.

  • Semester fees:

Enrolled students are expected to make semester fees payment at least 10 days before the commencement of the semester.

Semester - I Semester - II Semester - III
IIM Sambalpur (Rs.)
350,000
350,000
300,000
  • Travel, accommodation and other allied expenses for the NSE immersion component is not included in the fees above.
  • In the event of withdrawal from program after registration, no refund of offer acceptance amount & Semester Fee will be made.
Contact Details
Indian Institute Of Management Sambalpur

  7894368456 (During working hours from Monday to Saturday)

Candidates having any queries related to admissions including TECHNICAL PROBLEMS can call the helpline:

7894368456 (Mon – Sat, 10:00 – 17:00 IST)