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


About Delhi & Agra

Delhi sometimes referred to as Dilli, is the second largest city in India, with over 11 million residents, the eight largest metropolis in the world by population.

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 87 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 6,39,990 individual members and 736 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 256 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.

IIBFhas a state of the art leadership centre since 2011 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