Bankedge Aims To Employ 30,000 Graduates In BFSI Sector

The company collaborates with over 100 channel partners in India, all of whom offer enrolment services and student support

BankEdge Academy, which provides training for jobs in Banking and Financial Services Industry is aiming to place additional 30,000 graduates within the next three years.  Over the past 9 years, the academy has effectively trained and placed more than 30,000 young graduates in entry-level positions within the Retail Branch Banking and Backend operations divisions of prominent Private Sector Banks and other financial institutions. 

BankEdge provides a range of courses, which include Professional Certificate Program in Banking and Finance (PCPGF) focusing mainly on commercial banking jobs at entry level positions, Post Graduate Program in Banking & Finance (PGP+) with Investment Banking Operations, and MBA Retail Banking Operations plus Advanced Certification Program in Banking and Finance. The duration of these courses are 4 months, 8 months, and 2 years respectively. For the 2-year programs, BankEdge has established partnerships with All India Management Association (AIMA) and Jain Online University. 

The company presently collaborates with over 100 channel partners throughout India, all of whom offering enrolment services and student support. All the courses are delivered through Online Learning platform and doubt solving sessions are provided additionally to the candidates in case needed.  

The academy not only trains the candidates on Banking Domain skills but also imparts Soft Skills and Interview preparation to secure Banking jobs at entry level positions. Additionally, the company has partnered with various NBFCs to provide student loans with zero per cent interest rates and with extended repayment periods, ensuring convenient fee payment options for students. 

The company has formed partnerships with over 100 plus Placement Partners and is the preferred partner for prominent Private Sector Banks in India, including HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank, Yes Bank, and IndusInd Bank etc. It has also established relationships with newer banks such as AU Bank, Ujjivan Bank, Suryoday Bank, Bandhan Bank, Catholic Syrian Bank, and more recently, IDFC Bank as its placement partner. 

Santosh Joshi, CEO, BankEdge said, “Since the inception of BANKEDGE Academy in Sept 2014, over the past 9 years, the company has played a crucial role in shaping the careers of numerous young graduates by providing them with employment opportunities in the Private banking sector. BankEdge's primary objective is to empower young graduates and help them become accomplished professionals in the banking and financial field. The current surge in BFSI hiring has brought much-needed relief to the fresh young graduates, particularly in light of job cuts occurring in the IT sector.” 

The programs offered by BankEdge combine essential domain knowledge with the necessary skill sets, including documentation, familiarity with technology, and customer handling, ensuring a comprehensive preparation for the banking industry. 

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