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Best MBA Applied Finance College in Punjab, India

Embark on a transformative academic journey with our uniquely designed Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Applied Finance—a globally relevant and industry-mentored program that stands at the forefront of innovation in finance and accounting. Our application-based, highly focused holistic finance program is meticulously crafted to cover the most career-oriented and emerging domains in the finance sector. Immerse yourself in a dynamic learning experience that equips you with a diverse set of finance skills, encompassing Financial Consulting, Advisory, Investment Banking, Business Restructuring, International Taxation and Transfer Pricing, Assurance and Auditing, Financial Reporting and Analytics, Business Intelligence for Financial Decision Making, Indian Accounting Standards (AS & IND AS), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and US GAAP.

This comprehensive program extends its reach to cutting-edge topics such as Financial Modeling and Forecasting, Assurance and Auditing, Consulting and Advisory and the rapidly evolving landscape of Fintech and Analytics. At the heart of this transformative experience is a commitment to not just theoretical understanding but practical application, ensuring that you emerge not only academically adept but also industry ready. Our globally recognized MBA in Applied Finance is more than just a degree—it is your passport to success in the diverse and dynamic field of applied finance on a global scale. Join us in shaping the future of finance, where innovation meets expertise, and career possibilities are limitless.

Message from Director (Global School of Finance and Accounting)

HOD Master of Business Administration
Nitin Pathak

HOD, Global School of Finance and Accounting

At Chandigarh University, our Global School of Finance and Accounting stands as a beacon of academic excellence, fostering a transformative learning environment guided by a distinguished faculty renowned for their expertise and unwavering dedication. Let MBA with Applied Finance from our esteemed institution prepare you for long term career success in our fast changing global economy. With state-of-the-art educational infrastructure and cutting edge laboratories, we offer an unparalleled opportunities for students to excel in the dynamic field of finance. Join Us and embark on a journey towards a prosperous future filled with limitless opportunities for growth and success. Your future awaits here!

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Global School of Finance
and Accounting (GSFA) at a Glance

  • Holistic learning framework
  • Additional ACCA Qualification: Globally accredited certification
  • Engagement with emerging Finance technologies
  • Diverse career opportunities
  • Global professional pathways: Providing international networks and opportunities
  • Unparalleled placements: Exceptional internships and job placement opportunity
  • Exclusive Fin-Lab: Hands-on learning and Experimentation
  • Top-notch library resources
  • Interactive Learning with Smart Boards: Classroom experience using advanced technology
  • Professional Development Hub: GD rooms for honing Professional and communication skills
  • Industry Collaborations and Expert lectures: Providing real-world insights and Experiences
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Key USPs of
MBA in Applied Finance

  • Innovative, industry-relevant curriculum, surpassing traditional finance education, covering emerging domains like Assurance, Investment Banking, IFRS, US GAAP, Financial Modeling, Financial Consulting, Global Taxation, Financial Analytics and Fintech.
  • Unique Dual-Finance Specialization feature, tailoring expertise to two distinct finance areas, ensuring specialization aligned with the evolving financial landscape and broader career opportunities.
  • Applied finance education through state-of-the-art Fin-Lab and hands-on, expert-led training by industry luminaries, such as CFOs, CAs, and Directors of Finance, ensuring global mastery in finance.
  • Dynamic learning through active and applied methodologies, including projects, simulations, and case-based teaching, fostering practical problem-solving and real-world financial understanding.
  • Diverse global career opportunities in core financial services domain, with specialized skills positioning graduates for success in financial consulting, investment banking, business restructuring, assurance, auditing, and more.
  • Bridge theory and practice with long-duration internships, gaining real-world experience for a seamless transition into the professional realm.
  • Holistic growth through diverse clubs, co-curricular activities, conferences, Finance conclaves and workshops, enhancing leadership, communication, and teamwork skills beyond the classroom.
  • Leadership development in the MBA in Applied Finance Program, equipping you for managerial roles and team leadership in dynamic business environments.

Chandigarh University MBA Applied Finance
Eligibility & Fee Details

MBA Applied Finance


CUCET - 2024 rewards your academic brilliance with global opportunities & extraordinary assistance with Scholarships worth Rs. 170 Crores.


CUCET % age Scholarship (% age)
90.1-100 40
80-89.9 40
70-79.9 30
60-69.9 20
50-59.9 15
40-49.9 10

Dual-Finance Specialization

  • Financial Reporting
    Financial Reporting specialization will help you navigate Indian Accounting Standards (AS & IND AS) and master International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and US GAAP. Gain practical insights into GAAP Conversion Accounting Practices and refine your ethical and governance understanding in financial reporting through Corporate Governance and Ethics. This focused specialization ensures you are well-prepared for a dynamic career in financial reporting and analysis.
  • Assurance & Auditing
    Explore the world of Assurance & Auditing through our specialized track. Master Statutory & Internal Audit, delve into the investigative realm with Forensic Audit, navigate the digital landscape with Cyber Security & IT Audit, and align financial strategies with sustainability in ESG/Sustainability Audit. This focused specialization blends theoretical knowledge with practical skills, preparing you for a dynamic career in assurance and auditing.
  • Investment Banking
    Investment Banking specialization will delve into Strategic Portfolio Management and Analysis, master the intricacies of Investment Banking, navigate Regulatory Environment & Investment Strategies, and refine financial decision-making with Financial Modeling & Forecasting. This tailored program blends theory with hands-on skills, shaping you for success in the dynamic realm of investment banking.
  • Financial Advisory & Consulting
    Financial Advisory & Consulting specialization helps you navigate Corporate Restructuring, master Risk Advisory and Management, delve into Corporate Valuation, and sharpen your skills in Investment Consulting and Advisory. This tailored program seamlessly integrates theory with practical applications, equipping you for success in the dynamic field of advisory and consulting.
  • Taxation
    Taxation specialization is designed to impart expertise in the complex realm of tax regulations. Navigate through Direct Tax and Indirect Tax landscapes, gaining in-depth knowledge of the nuances in taxation policies. Explore strategic dimensions with courses in Business Restructuring, focusing on Tax Planning and Strategy. Expand your international tax acumen through courses on International Tax and Transfer Pricing. This specialization equips you not only with theoretical foundations but also with practical skills, ensuring you are well-prepared for a successful career in taxation.

Pathway After MBA in Applied Finance

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Consultant
  • Tax Consultant
  • Corporate Finance Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Hedge Fund Analyst
  • Asset Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Real Estate Analyst
  • Financial Controller
  • Credit Analyst
  • Compliance Officer
  • Financial Operations Manager
  • Investor Relations Manager

Why Join MBA in Applied Finance?

Unlock a transformative journey with the MBA in Applied Finance—a gateway to unparalleled advantages for those aspiring to excel in finance, accounting, and business. Discover compelling reasons that make joining this program not just a choice but a pivotal step toward a thriving career.

  • Innovative Industry relevant Curriculum Design
    Experience a cutting-edge curriculum that goes beyond traditional finance education. Our program is meticulously designed to cover emerging domains in finance and accounting, integrating industry-relevant subjects such as Investment Banking, IFRS, Financial Consulting, Financial Reporting and Analytics, Fintech, Business Intelligence, and International Taxation.
  • Dual-Finance Specialization Advantage
    Customize your expertise with our unique dual-specialization feature, allowing you to focus on two distinct areas within finance. This tailored approach ensures that you graduate with a specialized skill set that meets the demands of the ever-evolving financial landscape.
  • Skill Development for In-Demand Roles
    The Program cultivates practical skills in high-demand areas such as financial consulting, assurance, auditing, taxation, investment banking, financial reporting, financial technology, financial intelligence, and analytics. Our program focuses not only on theoretical knowledge but on building the hands-on competencies essential for success in diverse finance roles.
  • Active Learning Pedagogies
    Engage in dynamic learning experiences through projects, simulations, and case-based teaching methodologies. This active learning approach ensures that you develop practical problem-solving abilities and a deep understanding of real-world financial challenges.
  • Industry and International Expert-Led Training and Mentoring
    Elevate your finance education by learning firsthand from industry luminaries—the CFOs, CAs, and Directors of Finance shaping today's financial landscape. Experience hands-on learning that transcends traditional boundaries, guided by a world-class faculty with both national and international acclaim. This immersive approach ensures not just success, but mastery on the global stage of finance.
  • Long Duration Internships
    Bridge the gap between theory and practice through extensive, long-duration internships. Apply your knowledge in real-world settings, gaining valuable practical experience and honing the skills needed for a seamless transition into the professional realm.
  • Holistic Development Initiatives
    Nurture your holistic growth through a myriad of clubs, co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Engage in conferences, seminars, workshops, and hackathons designed to broaden your perspectives and enhance your leadership, communication, and teamwork skills. These initiatives complement your academic journey, fostering an all-encompassing development that goes beyond the classroom.
  • Leadership Development
    MBA in Applied finance Program emphasizes leadership development. You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to take on managerial roles within finance departments and lead teams in dynamic business environments.
  • Diverse and Endless Career opportunities at national and global level
    MBA in Applied Finance unlocks a myriad of opportunities spanning industries, offering specialized skills for roles in financial consulting, investment banking, business restructuring, assurance, auditing, and beyond. Graduates emerge as sought-after professionals in the dynamic finance arena, propelling them towards a versatile and impactful career trajectory on both national and global scales.


To be the unrivaled global leader in providing comprehensive global finance and accounting education, fostering cutting-edge research, innovation, strategic collaborations, and sustainable practices to empower individuals worldwide with the essential skills for advanced financial intelligence, while driving positive societal and economic impact.


  • M1: To provide a comprehensive and sector-relevant education through Industry collaborations and global certifications in finance and accounting, equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for successful careers in the global financial sector.
  • M2: To foster a dynamic learning environment that encourages critical thinking, creativity, and innovation in finance and accounting education, preparing students to adapt to evolving industry trends and technological advancements in the international financial realm.
  • M3: To promote ethical decision-making, integrity, and social responsibility among our students, preparing them to be responsible financial stewards and advocates for sustainable business practices.
  • M4: To contribute to the advancement of finance and accounting knowledge through research, thought leadership, and academic publications, fostering innovation and contributing to the body of knowledge in the field.
  • M5: To support the establishment of a sustainable and inclusive global financial system, thereby advancing the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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