Asia-Pacific Association of Banking Institutes’ (APABI) International Conference-2014 :: About IIBF

About Mumbai

Mumbai was named an alpha world city. It is also the wealthiest city in India, and has the highest GDP of any city in South, West or Central Asia.

Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (formerly the Indian Institute of Bankers) was established on 30th April 1928 as a professional body of Banks, Financial Institutions and their employees in India. During its 86 years of existence, IIBF has emerged as a premier Institute in banking and finance education for those employed in the sector, aiming for professional excellence. Currently, the Institute has 575,168 individual members and 715 institutional members. IIBF is mainly a distance education institute. As its members are spread across the country IIBF has adopted latest information and communication technology (ICT) to offer high quality professional qualifications across the country. All the examinations of IIBF are conducted on-line in 236 centers of the country on 9/10 Sundays each half year. This is possibly the largest of its kind in the world.

In support of the Distance learning and help candidates prepare well for the examinations IIBF has (i) published specific courseware for each paper/examination and (ii) published work books for its flagship qualifications. Further it (iii) organizes contact classes in about 20 major centers in the country (iv) offers e-learning (for all flagship and few other courses) (v) offers video lectures of about 125 hours, (vi) offers on-line mock tests; (vii) provides subject updates through portal, news letter (IIBF Vision) and (viii) organizing campus learning for selected courses.

IIBF has recently started a state of the art leadership center where Management Courses and training programs on banking and finance are being offered.

More details can be accessed in Institute’s website www.iibf.org.in