Department of Financial Studies (DFS)
Think of financial studies, and the Department of Financial Studies (DFS) will come to mind immediately. It is part of the prestigious Delhi University, located in the South Campus that has produced some immensely prolific financial consultants over the years. Unarguably, it is one of the best places to nurture your financial skills through contemporary courses and techniques. Financial studies is redefined at DFS. And MFC graduates are a bunch of motivated, learned and exceptionally well groomed financial leaders, who are not only valued in India, but globally as well.
Every organization quintessentially thrives on financial decision-making. At DFS, students are provided with inputs in the basic areas of managerial decision-making such as Organizational Behaviour, Managerial Economics, Quantitative Techniques, Financial Accounting, and Corporate Laws. In the due course of their stay in DFS, students are also made to understand and learn various aspects in the field of finance, both in theory and practice. Under the guidance of eminent financial gurus and through annual convention, seminars, workshops, symposia and research work, these students are honed to be the best in the financial business.
DFS offers a two years full time Programme, which is called Master of Finance and Control (MFC). From January, 2015, MFC's name has been changed to "MBA (Financial Management)" as per a resolution passed by the Academic Council, University of Delhi (DU). Students of this course are given in-depth knowledge about Financial Management, Financial Services, International Finance, International Accounting, Investment Management and Derivatives & Risk Management etc.
Admission & Fees
Admission to this course is done through CAT, which is then followed by group discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI). The fees for the course is around Rs. 3 lakh.
The placement of DFS is cent percent. The students are hired by some of the best names in consulting, investment banking, equity research, credit rating, wealth management, financial operations, finance & accounting, analytics & risk advisory. Top companies to recruit are ICICI Bank, DE Shaw, American Express, HDFC Ltd, Deutsche, Cushman Wakefield, and Nomura. The average pay package was Rs.9.2 lakh and the highest salary offered was Rs.15 lakh during placements 2013 - 2014.
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Department of Financial Studies,
Benito Juarez Road, Moti Bagh,
Delhi, India- 110021
Phone No. (D): 011-24118854, 24116570