HDFC Bank, Manipal Global Academy join hands to launch learning-cum-job program - Check salary and other details
HDFC Bank in partnership with Manipal Global Academy of BFSI today launched Future Bankers program which will turn graduates into well-groomed, customer-facing personnel.
HDFC Bank in partnership with Manipal Global Academy of BFSI today launched Future Bankers program which will turn graduates into well-groomed, customer-facing personnel. The program includes on-campus learning, an internship, and a full-time job opportunity at the bank on successful completion, a HDFC Bank statement said.
The Future Bankers program is a full-time residential course where participants spend the first six months at Manipal Global Academy of BFSI’s campus in Bengaluru and the last six months with the bank as an intern. All successful candidates will receive a postgraduate diploma certificate in Sales and Relationship Banking, and will be hired by the bank at its different branches across the country as Personal Bankers, it said.
The starting salary for the job is Rs 4 lakh per annum plus allowances depending on the category of town/city of posting. The bank said it wants to hire 5,000 such professionals over the next two-three years.
“We believe that customer experience will define the future of banking. Giving them a uniform yet high-quality experience across touchpoints is what will set a winner apart. The Future Bankers program will allow the bank to have at its disposal a cadre of highly-trained, well-rounded professionals to do just that,” said Vinay Razdan, Chief Human Resource Officer, HDFC Bank.
“We have created an amazing opportunity for the country’s talented young graduates to join the exciting banking industry, and jumpstart their careers with one of India’s best workplaces,” he added.
The bank said that to ensure the quality of intake, applicants have to undergo a stringent screening process, which includes an online assessment and interview. Only those shortlisted will join the campus program. The course fee is Rs 3.3 lakh plus taxes for the full year, payable to Manipal Global Academy of BFSI. The candidates can also avail educational loans from HDFC Bank at lower-than-market rate of interest, it said.
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