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PGDM Quantitative Finance

  • Overview
  • Orientation & Pedagogy
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • How to Apply
  • Fees Structure
PGDM Quantitative Finance


With the advent of a more connected world, numbers and data are the new oil for the global economies. The world of finance is now characterized by a sophisticated technical language called Quantitative. Reading, analyzing and crunching numbers that tell out a story is what you should be capable of listening.

With the ever-increasing connectivity and interdependency in the world markets, emerged the necessity and scope for a newly emerging area of Quantitative finance, which concerns with the application of mathematical methods to derive the solution to complex problems in financial markets. Quantitative Finance subsumes Mathematics, Economics and Finance.

The web of intellectual heritage of Narayana Business School has come under purely focused course of Quantitative Finance. Having more than 2 decades of experience in the field of Finance and Management, Narayana Business School brings you this niche program with a rich and elaborate curriculum which opens your world of opportunities with worlds best and leading corporates like Citigroup, KPMG, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, CLSA, Deloitte, JP Morgan, Barclays, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst and Young, McKinsey and Company and likes.

The PGDM Quantitative Finance course at Narayana Business School encompasses and exploits trends, transactions, patterns, cross border linkages, arbitrages, carry trades, developed and developing synergies in the financial world.

This course is apt for students who have a strong mathematical or statistical background with an inherent interest in the field of finance and management. It can be pursued as core specialization after CA, Engineering and Master’s degree in Economics and Statistics for a cutting edge career option. To achieve the next level corporate growth with a remarkable position, the excellence in Quantitative Finance is indispensable.

Starting from understanding the basic financial statement data, linking data to financial performance to an in-depth business and financial modelling, this course provides the required skill-set for high profile opportunities in the job market as Quant Analyst, Risk Officer, Financial Planner, Corporate Finance Manager, Financial Analyst, Fund Managers, Structured Product Manager, Alternate Investment Managers, Wealth Managers and many more.

Orientation & Pedagogy

The PGDM program has a very clear and strong focus on the application aspects of the concepts learned and practised in industry. The programme is a blend of classroom teaching, case analysis, simulation, modelling, scenario building, industry analysis etc. as pedagogy. Apart from the academic rigour which ensures that students learn and apply key concepts and analytical tools, it also provides opportunities for students to develop their communication, leadership, interpersonal and networking skills. These attributes are critical in today’s increasingly competitive world and fast-changing business environment.

Our strategy is two-pronged

Corporate Ready

The students are prepared for functioning in the corporate environment through internships and simulations. They develop the focus and thought process required for a demanding job and its environment through practical oriented assignments. The critical thinking so developed helps them in understanding the business issues in depth and coming up with feasible solutions. The interpersonal skill set learned at the college helps them to maintain and work through challenging situations.

Entrepreneurial Skills

Due to the student-centric approach followed at NBS, we spot the entrepreneurial mindset of students much earlier. This allows us to plan and customize the challenges they are allocated at the college. The various situations they are put in to help them to hone their entrepreneurial skills. There are a lot of industry networking opportunities and mentoring by industry personnel to help them fine-tune their ideas. Further, the college also provides incubation to innovate and feasible ideas to build up their morale.

Therefore, PGDM gives industry exposure along with building up overall personality and soft skills by focusing on preparing for presentations, debates, seminars, conferences and personality development programmes.

Eligibility Criteria for NBS PGDM QF Program

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

  • The candidate must hold the Bachelor’s degree or equivalent examinations in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved categories).

  • Candidates appearing for the final year of the bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications and are awaiting results can also apply.

  • The candidate must have studied Mathematics/Statistics at class XII level. Bachelor’s degree in finance, statistics or economics would be an added advantage.

  • The candidate must have appeared for any recognized Management Entrance Examination like CMAT,CAT, MAT,XAT etc


    NBSAT (NBS aptitude test), a management entrance exam devised by Narayana Business School, which access the candidates Mathematical Aptitude, General Knowledge, Verbal Ability & Abstract Reasoning.

  • Prior Work Experience: There is no minimum or maximum work experience required to apply to PGDM program. However, having work experience will be an add on advantage which brighten the chances of selection.

How to Apply for NBS PDGM QF Program

  • If you meet these basic requirements, then you must submit an admission application form with all transcripts till graduation. All of these are evaluated and shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussion / Extempore round followed by Personal Interview.
  • Overall weightage of various components for admission to the program is as given below.
    1. Score in Common Entrance Test 50%.
    2. Academic Performance & Prior Work Experience 20%.
    3. Group Discussion 15%.
    4. Personal Interview 15%.
Fee ScheduleAmount (Rs)
Admission Fees85,000
1st Installment (within 15 Days from the Date of Admission)2,50,000
2nd Installment (on or before 15th October 2020)2,50,000
3rd Installment (on or before 15th March 2021)2,50,000
4th Installment (on or before 15th August 2021)2,50,000
Total Fees10,85,000

Two Years Full Time AICTE Approved
PGDM Quantitative Finance Program