- 07 December 2011
- Published in Admission News
Kolkata: Axis Bank in association with Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE), recently announced the launch of 'Young Bankers' Programme, an initiative to attract young graduates to a career in banking with Axis Bank. Young Bankers Programme, a one-year full-time residential programme, will be conducted at Manipal University Bangalore campus and will impart knowledge and skills in banking, etiquette and grooming, enhanced communication skills and other soft skills.
Upon successful completion of the programme, the students will be awarded with a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Services by Manipal University and will be absorbed in the assistant manager grade by Axis Bank.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajesh Dahiya, president, human resources, Axis Bank, said, "Axis Bank offers young graduates a bright career opportunity in the exciting field of financial services. We provide our employees a stimulating opportunity conducive to learning, performance and growth. This programme is aimed at equipping graduate students with necessary banking knowledge and skills for a career in banking with Axis Bank."
V Sivaramakrishnan, president, distributed learning, Manipal Global Education Services, added, "We are delighted to sign the MoU with Axis Bank, a premier banking institution. Our aim is to provide quality education and training with strong industry connect and this MoU reflects that deep interest and commitment. We believe working relationships such as these will be truly beneficial to the industry, ensuring first-day-first-hour productivity. We are sure this association too will pave the way for many active collaborative engagements that will benefit the BFSI industry"
The programme includes classroom sessions of nine months split into three trimesters followed by an internship of three months at any Axis Bank branch/office across the country. The bank will provide financial support to the students during this one year period.
Source: Education Times