Top Universities for Finance Aspirants

Finance is one of the well-flourished sectors and once can find its implementation is every other field. Finance can be called as a field that deals with money, but it is a lot more than that. Money can be referred as the driver of the economy while finance sector can be referred as the body of the economy that is being driven. Finance also deals with investments in share, properties or other valuables which can be referred to as assets.

Since there is a lot to deal with in the finance sector, people need to be educated about it. This is the reason, which attracts a number of students towards finance courses. Finance studies are widely implemented in banking sectors, both public and personal banking.

Students aspiring for financial courses can find a number of brilliant courses at some top Universities of the country. This article will deal with such top universities in India that students can seek admission in-

  • GITAM University
  • Anna University
  • School of Open Learning, Delhi University, New Delhi
  • Institute for Technology and Management (ITM), Mumbai

GITAM University

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management is a group of higher education colleges with campuses in Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, and Bangalore in India. The GITAM was established in 1980 at Vishakhapatnam. The finance sector of the GITAN is controlled by the GITAM Institute of Management, which is located in Vishakhapatnam. The Institute of Management offers two courses in finance sectors-

  • PGD (FinTech) or Post Graduation Diploma in Finance Technology

It is a once year Post-Graduate program which is divided into 3 trimesters. The session commences in June every year.


  • A bachelors degree in Engineering (B.Tech/B.E) in Computer Science or IT branch with a minimum aggregate of 60% and it must have been approved by the GITAM University.
  • The student must be very handy in any of the programming languages, like C, C++ or Java.
  • MBA (FInTech) i.e. Master of Business Administration in Finance Technology
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It is a two-year course in which each year is divided into three trimesters and the session starts in June every year.


  1. A bachelors degree in Engineering (B.Tech/B.E) in Computer Science or IT branch with a minimum aggregate of 60% and it must have been approved by the GITAM University.
  2. The student must be very handy in any of the programming languages, like C, C++ or Java.

Admission to any of the above-mentioned courses can be secured on the basis of results of any of the following entrance exams-

  • CAT
  • XAT
  •  MAT
  • GMAT
  • GIM Online Test (GOT)

After taking any of the exams, students can apply on the official website and submit their scores. They will have to courier the hard-copy of the filled out form along with DD or e-challan of fee for the respective courses. Then the shortlisted students would receive a call letter for GD and PI round which would be the final step in their admission.

Anna University

The Anna University is a technical university which is located at Guindy in Chennai, which was established in 1978. Anna University is the only state university to be ranked among the top universities in India, listed along with big names like IIT. The Anna University offers MBA in Finance Services Management.


The student must have any Degree of three or four years of study duration with a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% in case of reserved category students).

The student must pass the TANCET exams conducted by Anna University by paying an application fee of Rs. 500 (RS. 250 in case of reserved category candidate).

Later, the admissions will be done based on the TANCET scores.

School of Open Learning, Delhi University, New Delhi

The School of Open Learning (SOL), New Delhi was established in 1962 under the Delhi University. The SOL does not offer any specialized courses in the finance sector. But it definitely provides some courses which can act as a base to financial courses for students aspiring to finance graduates or post-graduates.

  1. Com (Hons) is a three-year full-time course in which a student may get to study Finance Accounting and various other subjects related to finance. The students must have 10+2 in Commerce Stream with Mathematics to be eligible for this program.
  2. Com (Master of Commerce) Students who have a degree in B. Com course or B.A (Hons) with minimum 55% marks can apply for the M. Com course in SOL, DU. This course provides high-end knowledge of financial management, accounting and a lot more. An entrance exam is conducted at the Main School of the SOL campus. Then based on results, the deserving candidates are granted admission.
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Institute for Technology and Management (ITM), Mumbai

The ITM Mumbai is a group of Institutions that offer various courses in the number of fields. The Institution was established in 1991.  The institution has a number of campuses located at several places in Mumbai. The ITM Business School in Navi Mumbai offers courses in finance sectors. The courses it offers are-

  • PGDM in Finance, Finance Market

The Finance Markets Program was launched by ITM in 2004 in order to meet the demands of the well educated and trained financers, who were excellent in finance management and finance markets


The student must hold Bachelors Degree from any AIU recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Final year students in any UG course are also eligible to apply.

Student must have appeared for any of the following MBA Entrance Tests

CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT & any State CET test applicable (Approved by AICTE).

  • Executive MBA in Finance Markets

The executive MBA program of the Institute is claimed to be the first of its kind in the whole country. Education is provided to Business Simulation Labs that use the latest technologies and create a compete for the atmosphere of practical business practice.


The student must have (10+2+3/10+2+4/10+3+3) years of education from any stream.

The candidates will receive online or on-call counseling by a counselor who would provide information regarding the program.

An interview will be held. If qualified, students must purchase an application costing Rs. 500/- payable in cash and attach your necessary documents for further verification.

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Students can call toll free number 1800 209 9727 for an on-call counseling session or any other queries.


These were the few Top Universities for Finance Aspiring students in India. The admission process has been described through any other data can be found at the websites mentioned along with.

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