ICoFP – Atrusted education brand in financial world

“Quality education should be prioritised along with literacy campaigns. We have been focusing on the outlay, now it is time for us to concentrate on the outcome of our education systems” Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi.

With over 53 years of value-based investment solution services across the nation, Bajaj Capital Limited emerged as India’s premier “Investment Services” company through its pioneer service based on the guiding principle of honesty, ethics and values. Bajaj Capital Limited being the oldest and largest investment service Company; has contributed to Indian capital market at every phase of its journey since its inception. Bajaj Capital Limited contributed to the finance industry by introducing Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB) India and propagated globally acclaimed Financial Planning certification program CFPM in India. In order to mobilise the vision of creating awareness among investors for financial planning, International College of Financial Planning (ICoFP) was set-up in the year 2002 to provide specialised financial service education. Within a short span, ICoFP has received various accolades and awards for disseminating quality education in the domain of finance and in just a decade’s time, ICoFP has become a premium financial education institution and preferred destination for companies to recruit talent. 

“ICoFP students along with CFP, working with us, are doing a good job and meeting our requirements. We hope to continue our association with this institute in future. Wishing them all the success in future too” Ms. Bindu Govila, COO, Hum Fauji Initiatives.

A study conducted by IIM Bangalore reveals that employability is one of the main reason among students preferring foreign destination for higher education (2012). When most of the educational institutions were set up to deliver basic higher education to the aspirants with not much value to the industry, ICoFP emerged as a unique education institute with a foresight of need of specialised education in India. It started its journey in 2002, with the vision to deliver trained professionals to the industry.

ICoFP offers full-time MBA and PG Diploma courses in Financial Planning and Financial Analysis which are recognised by UGC.

  • The MBA in Financial Analysis course incorporates all 3 levels of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA ®), the globally acclaimed certification.
  • MBA in Financial Planning incorporates Certified Financial Planner (CFPCM) certification which is valid across 26 countries. The students are also expected to clear certain modules of NISM and MCX Certifications within this programme to qualify for screening process in recruitments.

Roopesh S Naidu (Assistant Vice President – Global Business Operations) cFirst Global Background Check asserted “Learning about facts and theories are not really of any use unless you are aware of their application in real life, he further added you cannot explain gravity without dropping a thing.”ICoFP firmly believes that real-world needs real exposure. 

 In today’s scenario, finance is more beyond just planning; it includes – rigorous valuation, rationale and product research. Understanding the complexity of the market environment, our curriculum is vetted by industry experts and updated proactively with an ever-changing need for market scenario.

“Our graduates are our best recommendation and we look forward to contribute to create real wealth for the nation by imparting value education to the future generations” Ms Vani Bajaj – Chief Mentor, ICoFP

As per the data by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), more than half of MBA graduates are not hired in campus placement (2016-2017).We strive to outreach this upsetting data with 100% placement each subsequent year. ICoFP carry’s the flagship of success stories of both students and satisfied recruiters. ICoFP has become the trusted partner among financial world to hire the right talent. Our students are placed with the prominent brand like KPMG, EY, ICICI Pru AMC, Edelweiss Broking, Religare Securities, Ameriprise, Cians Analytics, Care Rating, Aurum Equity and the list is endless.

Recruiter’s Speak

“We hire people, who can transform the financial knowledge to the clients. ICoFP is an institution which offers specialised courses. Our company  always prefer to hire MBA Financial Analysis students from ICoFP. The basic understanding about Risk & Investment Analysis of the students is very good. We are happy to see the efforts being put by ICOFP in shaping the career of students” Rajiv Nayar, Director – JRG Financial Advisors Pvt Ltd

 Alumni Acknowledgement

 It was a great time we spent in International College of Financial Planning. ICoFP has very wonderful faculty and they are very cooperative and campus environment is very positive. Training  and placement department continuously providing assistance regarding the placement. ICoFP has made the best efforts to provide all the facilities for the students like Faculties, events, projects etc. The days which has been spend in ICoFP was the golden days of my life and will remember it for rest of my life. ICoFP rocks……..”

 Saksham malhotra , Credit Manager – HDFC Bank, Singapore

Soumya Sahadevan
Research Associate

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