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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Young Bankers Program is an endeavor by Axis Bank in association with Manipal Global Education, Bangalore and Amity Global Business School, Noida to create Young Bankers by imparting domain expertise and skill set in the field of Banking. The course has been set up to attract bright young graduates to a career in Banking with Axis Bank. Our Objective is to create a talent pool of young bankers by equipping graduate students with necessary banking knowledge and skills. The applicant's will be selected through a rigorous selection process. The Axis Bank Young Bankers Program is a one year, full time program which will be conducted at 2 institutions, Manipal University Bangalore Campus (MUBC) and Amity Global Business School, Amity university campus, Noida. Students will be given systematic inputs in various areas of banking and management disciplines in order to make them ready for branch banking roles by the time they finish the course. On successful completion of the Young Bankers Program, the students will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Services and also absorbed in the Assistant Manager grade in the Bank.
Comprehensive blended curriculum comprising classroom inputs, e-learning and on-the-job internship (with a stipend) YOUNG BANKERS PROGRAM will impart knowledge and skills in Core Banking, Etiquette & grooming, enhanced Communication skills and other Soft skills. The program will also focus on teaching the candidates the Axis Bank way of banking.

The classroom sessions will be of 9 month duration split into trimesters of 3 months each followed by an Internship of 3 months, which can be at any Axis Bank branches/offices across India.

The Young Bankers will be paid a monthly stipend of Rs.5000/- p.m. for the first 9 months to meet the out of pocket expenses and Rs. 12000 per month during the internship towards their living expenses. Assured employment with Axis Bank upon successful completion of the Program. Gross CTC of Rs. 4.12 Lakhs p.a. (This is inclusive of Loan benefits and Indicative Performance linked Bonus plus Retirals. Break-up of the same is given in Stipend & Salary section) The employee will also have an option of pursuing a online UGC approved Master’s Degree program in Banking and Finance through Manipal University or Amity University (University to be the same as the students ABYB PGDBS institution) which can be completed by candidates in 18 months’ time in distance education / online instruction mode at their own cost.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Services (PGDBS) would be a one-year program.
There will be no Service Agreement or Bond that the candidate needs to sign for joining the Bank after this program.
Last Date of Application – 6th August, 2017
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Course Fees – Rs. 4,13,000
Fees will be payable as per the payment schedule below.
 
Term Fees GST @ 18% Term Sum
Term 1 Rs. 1,20,000 + Rs. 10,000 (Refundable Hostel Security) Rs. 21,600 1,51,600
Term 2 Rs. 1,15,000 Rs. 20,700 1,35,700
Term 3 Rs. 1,15,000 Rs. 20,700 1,35,700
Total: 3,50,000 Rs. 63,000 Rs. 4,13,000

The candidate can choose to fund the course themselves.
Or
The candidate can also choose to apply for the Education Loan / Any other loan, from any organization / Bank of his/her choice. Students interested in opting for the Education Loan from the Bank, may apply for the term sum figure for the three trimesters, but must pay the hostel security in Cash/ draft at the time of completing the joining formalities.
The selected applicants will be issued an admission letter, the candidate that pays fees or applies for a loan to pay fees and reports to campus. On reporting to the campus a provisional Letter of Appointment from Axis Bank towards their future employment. This letter will contain details of the compensation and other benefits applicable to the applicant after their joining the Bank on active duty. 
First Trimester: Areas of learning covered will comprise of; Basics of Banking, IT in Banking, Business communication, Managerial Economics, Business Mathematics and Statistics, Accounting, General management .
 
Second Trimester: Areas of learning covered will comprise of; Banking and allied services, Banking environment, Advanced Business communication, Receipts and Payment systems, Lending
 
Third Trimester : Areas of learning covered will comprise of; Financial Planning, Foreign Exchange, Credit Risk management,  Retail banking, Treasury Management, Recovery Management, Business analytics.
 
Fourth Trimester: Learning will be on the job and will be in form of the Internship and Project work.
Young Bankers will be paid a monthly stipend of Rs.5,000/- per month for the first 9 months to meet the out of pocket expenses and Rs.12,000/- per month during the internship towards their living expenses.
Salary provided post successful completion of the course is 4.12 Lakhs PA CTC (This is inclusive of Loan benefits and Indicative Performance linked Bonus and Retirals. Break-up of the same is given in Stipend & Salary section)

ABOUT THE SELECTION PROCESS

  •  Graduates from any stream with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a recognized University are eligible to apply.
  • This score should be aggregate percentage score of your 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th (if applicable) year of your Graduation course.
  • In such cases, the proof of your aggregate score of min 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in Graduation will have to be submitted within first semester(before start of End Term exams) of your ABYB course to the college authorities. The admission offer will be provisional and will stand cancelled if you do not fulfill the eligibility criteria.
  • Post Graduate Students (pursuing or completed) are not eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit – Minimum 21 years and max 25 years (born on or after 1st April 1992).
The candidate can select the Test Venue at the time of filling the Application form, request you to kindly select the Test location carefully.

The venue and center selected by the candidate will be mentioned in the call letter and the same will be final, no change being permissible in the test Venue, once the deadline of accepting the change in center request is over.

Further, under no circumstances any request to change the Test Date will be entertained.

The dates for the subsequent processes of interview will be announced at a later date for which successful candidates will be intimated through an e-mail to their registered email ID.

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

The course will be conducted on the Manipal Banking Training Campus, Bangalore and Amity Global Business School, Amity University Campus, Noida.
This is a fully residential program (no day scholars are allowed) and students shall stay on the campus during the initial 9 months duration of the course. Students will undertake an internship program in the last 3 months in any Axis Bank branch across the country.

ABOUT LOAN FACILITY

The candidate can also choose to apply for the Education Loan from Axis Bank. Students interested in opting for the Education Loan from Axis Bank , may apply for the term sum figure for the three trimesters. Thus students can therefore obtain a high quality specialized course in Banking and Finance without any monetary burden on them and fully financed by the Bank.
 
Axis Young Bankers Program (ABYB) - Terms and conditions
Sr. No. Terms Details
1 Eligibility Student should be an Indian National &  has been selected under the Axis Young Bankers Program
2 Course Name Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Services 
3 Rate of Interest 12. 75% (Fixed rate)
4 Maximum Loan amount Upto Rs. 4 lakh (inclusive of course fees, GST)
5 Margin 5%
6 Processing Fees Nil
7 Other Charges A lumpsum amount of Rs. 2500/- will be collected towards out of pocket expenses like Stamp Duty / document Franking etc.
8 Penalty for early closure Nil
9 Prepayment Charges Nil
10 Charges for Late Payment Rs 500 + taxes per cheque bounce and a penal interest @24% per annum i.e. @ 2% per month on the overdue installment/s
11 Repayment Instruction/Instrument Return charges Rs.500 plus GST as applicable per instance
12 Repayment Interest servicing during the moratorium period. EMI repayment will start on completion of the moratorium period.
13 Mode of repayment Interest/EMI repayments will be recovered on a monthly basis from the stipend account based on the 'Standing Instruction' from the student.
14 Max. Moratorium period 18 months (ie, Course period + six months)
15 Maximum Repayment period 5 years (which starts after six months the candidate has joined active service with Axis Bank)                                                                        
16 Loan Disbursement As per fee payment schedule. The payment will be made directly to the institute.
17 Co-applicant N.A
18 Insurance On the loan amount availed. Separate cheque for insurance premium to be submitted.

DISCLAIMER :
Sanction and disbursal of loan will be subject to Bank's Loan policy. Your continuation in the ABYB Program and subsequent joining at Axis Bank Ltd will be subject to payment of fees payable to the university as per the schedule advised. In case the applicant’s loan request is declined, the applicant may arrange for the fee to be paid through other means within 15 days from the day the decision is conveyed to him/her. In case of failure of above terms, you will be required to discontinue the program.
 
Refund of the course fees will not be permissible under any circumstances by us.

TEST/INTERVIEW ADMIT CARD NOT RECEIVED

In case you have not received you admit card on your mail id, you may Download the same by logging in your account using your login id & password sent on your mail id at the time of registering for the program.

Click on the option “Download Admit card” provided on the right side of the screen to get the copy of your admit card.

Details Steps are provided below:
To login, go to http://www.myamcat.com and enter your username and password -

Step 1: You will see ‘Notifications’ on the right. Click on 'Download Admit Card' to get the Admit Card.

Step 2: Post Clicking, It will redirect you to the Admit Card page from where you need to print / download the Admit Card.

REQUEST FOR CHANGE IN TEST CENTER LOCATION

No, you cannot change the Test Center

OTHER

All the applicants selected will be given a Provisional Letter of Appointment at the time of joining the course at Manipal University campus in Bangalore or Amity University campus in Noida. Job will be guaranteed only on the successful completion of the Young Bankers Program (9 months classroom & 3 months internship).
Axis Bank guarantees the job to candidates who have successfully completed the course. The Bank will not be in a position to provide a job for the candidates who do not complete the course. The Provisional Letter of Appointment given at the start of the course will stand withdrawn without any recourse to you. Also Fees paid for the course or any other expenses incurred with regards to the course, will not be refunded.
The Bank or the Manipal Global Education or Amity Global Business School will not be liable to provide employment to the unsuccessful candidates.
In case of dropping out of the program in the midst of the course, fees paid for the course or any other expenses incurred with regards to the course, will not be refunded the student and will need to pay off any loans taken towards this course.
The applicants need to be dressed in Formals during the week and Smart casuals are allowed on the weekends.
Yes, there is a 6 month probation period for all joinees to the Bank. The candidates from the Young Bankers Program will also be subject to this probation period.
Yes, co-curricular activities will form an essential part of the learning process, including lectures, seminars, group presentations, field visits, role-plays, simulated exercises, experiential learning and guided assignments.
90% attendance is required for all classes.
Leave would be given only with the specific permission of the Program Coordinator, Axis Bank Young Bankers Program.
Lectures by experts from the Industry. Interaction with Leaders from Axis Bank on a periodic basis. Library services to include access to e-library study material prepared by the Axis Bank, Young Bankers Program.
Program delivery will be in the form of class room lectures, tutorial discussions, seminars, laboratory work, assignments, case studies, library research projects and other exercises.
On Completion of the program. However, for the postgraduate diploma, a participant has to fulfill the below requirements:
 
  • He/ She should have taken and passed in each course of study as prescribed in the curriculum to earn the minimum number of credits specified for that particular course.
  • He/ She would become eligible for the award of a diploma on acquiring requisite number of credits at the end of the program.
  • He/ She should have satisfactorily fulfilled other academic requirements (as specified in the course of study/ curriculum) like practical training, work visits, seminar, project etc.
Yes, the program is fully residential, Hostel accommodation is provided for all participants in or around campus.
Rooms would be allotted to the residents by the warden on 'first come first serve' basis.
The Campus is well equipped computer labs open up to midnight every day of the week. The campus has a high broadband connectivity enabling uninterrupted access to global knowledge.
The class timing will be from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.