DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCE

Mr. Asad Ullah

HOD | Assistant Professor/Chairman

E-mail: asad.ullah@uokajk.edu.pk Phone:

 

Introduction

In order to fulfil the large demand of banking and financial sector, Department of Banking & Finance was established in 2012. The purpose of this department is to equip students with advanced and up to date knowledge about the field of banking and finance. The degree programs offered aim that our graduates will successfully utilize their flair in various sectors of banking and finance as well as manage their own business. Following are the programs offered by this department.

  • BS (Banking & Finance) Program

BS (B&F) 4 years (8 semesters) program at UoK was started in 2012. Here students are guided to implement theory into practice, students can became innovative and competent finance managers and bankers. The program has unique combination of in-depth case studies, real world projects and lectures delivered by exceptionally hardworking and knowledgeable faculty.

The curriculum followed in this program is HEC approved. One of the main feature of this program is that it is well accepted in banking as well as corporate business & banking areas in Pakistan. It is also known for teaching excellence and high academic standards with practical application in dynamic banking environment.

Job Opportunities

Banking and Finance is a professional degree program. As the study scheme of this program is well arranged especially for the field of banking and Finance, students has more chances to serve in different organizations such as:

  • Banks/Financial Institutions
  • National/International and Multinational Firms
  • NGOs
  • Government Organizations
  • Professional trainers
  • Educational Institutions

Eligibility

The eligibility criterion for admission in BS (B&F) is:

  • The candidate must be an Azad Jammu & Kashmir National for open merit.
  • Candidate should hold Intermediate degree (2 years) in F.A/F. Sc. /I. Com and ICS or equivalent with at least 2nd division from any recognized institution.
  • Age should not be more than 22 years on last date of receipt of application.
  • Some seats are reserved for Refugees, Army, Sports and Non-subsidized etc.

 

Scheme of Studies

Duration: 8-10 Semesters

Total Credit Hours: 133

Course Work: 127 Credits Hours

Research Project & Viva Voce 06

Internship / Practical Training: S/U Basis

Semester I

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hours

BF-3101

Principles of Accounting

03

BF-3102

Introduction to Business

03

BF-3103

Micro Economics

03

BF-3104

Business Mathematics

03

BF-3105

Functional English

03

BF-3106

Islamic Studies

02

Semester II

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

BF-3201

Financial Accounting

03

BF-3202

Computer Application in Banking

03

BF-3203

Macro Economics

03

BF-3204

Business Statistics

03

BF-3205

Business Communication & Report writing

03

BF-3206

Pak Studies

02

Semester III

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

BF-4301

Arabic

03

BF-4302

Principles of Banking & Currency

03

BF-4303

Introduction to Business Finance

03

BF-4304

Income Tax Law

03

BF-4305

Economy of Pakistan

03

BF-4306

Auditing

03

Semester IV

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

BF-4401

Organizational Behavior

03

BF-4402

Banking Law & Practices

03

BF-4403

Cost & Managerial Accounting

03

BF-4404

Inferential Statistics

03

BF-4405

Mercantile Law

03

BF-4406

Management Information System in Banks

03

Semester V

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

BF-5501

Principles of Management

03

BF-5502

Marketing of Financial Services

03

BF-5503

Financial Structure of Pakistan

03

BF-5504

Financial Management

03

BF-5505

Research Methods for Business

03

Semester VI

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

BF-5601

E-Banking

03

BF-5602

Risk Management in Banking Sector

03

BF-5603

Foreign Exchange Management

03

BF-5604

Entrepreneurship

03

BF-5605

Strategic Management

03

BF-

Elective-I

03

 

Summer Internship

-

Semester VII

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

BF-6701

International Business

03

BF-6702

Analysis of Financial Statements

03

BF-6703

Human Resource Management

03

BF-

Elective-II

03

BF-

Elective-III

03

Semester VIII

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

BF-6801

Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

03

BF-6802

Credit Analysis and Investment Banking

03

BF-

Elective-IV

03

BF-6803

Research Project & Viva Voce

03+03

 

Field of Specialization

Banking and Finance

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

BF-6804

Management in Banks

03

BF-6805

Commercial Banking

03

BF-6806

Consumer Banking

03

BF-6807

Central Banking

03

BF-6808

International Banking

03

BF-6809

Principles of Islamic Banking & Finance

03

BF-6810

Regulatory Framework for Banking Sector

03

BF-6811

Islamic Principles of Finance

03

BF-6812

Behavioral Finance

03

BF-6813

Entrepreneurial Finance

03

BF-6814

Insurance Management

03

BF-6815

Case Study in Corporate Finance

03

BF-6816

Financial Management of MNC’s

03

BF-6817

International Finance

03

BF-6818

SME & Micro Finance

03

BF-6819

Financial Institutions, Instruments & Markets

03

 

2. Master in Banking and Finance (M.Sc. B&F) Program

M.Sc. (B&F) 2 years (4 semesters) program at UoK was started in 2012. Here students are guided to implement theory into practice, students can became innovative and competent finance managers and bankers. The program has unique combination of in-depth case studies, real world projects and lectures delivered by exceptionally hardworking and knowledgeable faculty.

The curriculum followed in this program is HEC approved. One of the main feature of this program is that it is well accepted in banking as well as corporate business & banking areas in Pakistan. It is also known for teaching excellence and high academic standards with practical application in dynamic banking environment.

Job Opportunities

Banking and Finance is a professional degree program. As the study scheme of this program is well arranged especially for the field of banking and Finance, students has more chances to serve in different organizations such as:

  • Banks/Financial Institutions
  • National/International and Multinational Firms
  • NGOs
  • Government Organizations
  • Professional trainers
  • Educational Institutions

Eligibility

The eligibility criterion for admission in M.Sc. B&F is:

  • The candidate must be an Azad Jammu & Kashmir National for open merit.
  • Candidate should hold bachelor degree (2 years) with at least 2nd division or 2.50 CGPA on the scale of 4.00 division (added) from HEC recognized institution.
  • Age should not be more than 27 years on last date of receipt of application.
  • Some seats are reserved for Refugees, Army, Sports and Non-subsidized etc.

Scheme of Studies

Duration: 4-6 Semesters

Total Credit Hours: 66

Course Work: 63 Credits Hours

Research Project & Viva Voce/Internship Report & Viva Voce 03

Semester I

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

MBF-5101

Principles of Management

03

MBF-5102

Marketing of Financial Services

03

MBF-5103

Business Mathematics & Statistics

03

MBF-5104

Financial Accounting

03

MBF-5105

Fundamentals of IT for Banking

03

MBF-5106

Principle of Banking & Currency

03


Semester II

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

MBF-5201

Financial Management

03

MBF-5202

Business Communication & Report writing

03

MBF-5203

Economics (Micro & Macro)

03

MBF-5204

Cost & Management Accounting

03

MBF-5205

Human Resource Management

03

MBF-5206

Financial Structure of Pakistan

03

Semester III

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

MBF-6301

Auditing

03

MBF-6302

Research Methods & Techniques

03

MBF-6303

Risk Management in Banking Sector

03

MBF-

Elective-I

03

MBF-

Elective-II

03

 

Summer Internship

-

Semester IV

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

MBF-6401

Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

03

MBF-6402

Credit Analysis & Investment Banking

03

MBF-6403

Research Project & Viva Voce/Internship Report & Viva Voce

03

MBF-

Elective-I

03

MBF-

Elective-II

03

 

 

 

 

 

Field of Specialization

Banking and Finance

Course Code

Subjects Title

Credit Hrs.

MBF-6404

Banking Laws & Practices

03

MBF-6405

Management in Banks

03

MBF-6406

Commercial Banking

03

MBF-6407

E-Banking

03

MBF-6408

Central Banking

03

MBF-6409

International Banking

03

MBF-6410

Principles of Islamic Banking & Finance

03

MBF-6411

Regulatory Framework for Banking Sector

03

MBF-6412

Islamic Principles of Finance

03

MBF-6413

Analysis of Financial Statements

03

MBF-6414

Entrepreneurial Finance

03

MBF-6415

Insurance Management

03

MBF-6416

Case Study in Corporate Finance

03

MBF-6417

Financial Management of MNC’s

03

MBF-6418

International Finance

03

MBF-6419

SME & Micro Finance

03

MBF-6420

Financial Institutions, Instruments & Markets

03

 

 

  • Master of Science in Banking and Finance (MS B&F) Program

Welcome to the MS (Banking & Finance) 2 years Program at the University of Kotli. The objectives of this program is to acquaint the students with recent trends and issues in banking & financial education and enable them to critically understand and interpret banking & financial environment & its prevailing realities. This program is designed to facilitate the students in strengthening their skills & knowledge vis-à-vis banking & financial industry nationally and internationally.

The emerging global scenario necessitates the banking sector & other organizations to look for capable professionals and researchers in banking & financial sector being competent of responding to the changing market needs and requirements having the capacity to analyze the complex problems, make rational decision and effective leadership role. This is a unique program that emphasizes qualitative & empirical approach to deal with risk and return trade-off problems in both banking and other financial sectors.

 

Job Opportunities

Banking and Finance is a professional degree program. As the study scheme of this program is well arranged especially for the field of banking and Finance, students has more chances to serve in different organizations such as:

  • Banks/Financial Institutions
  • National/International and Multinational Firms
  • NGOs
  • Government Organizations
  • Professional trainers
  • Educational Institutions

Eligibility Criteria

16 years of education in Banking & Finance/Commerce/Business administration/Public administration or equivalent with 2nd Division or at least 2.50 CGPA out of 4.00 from any institution recognized by HEC. The candidate must also meet (1) HEC criteria e.g. passing Entry Test GAT (General and/or Subject) with minimum raw score of 50 out of 100 and (2) any other criteria laid by the respective university/syndicate.

Scheme of Studies:

Semesters: 4-6 Semesters

Duration: 2 years

Courses: 8-10 (24-30 Credit Hours)

Research work: (i) 06 Credits Hours Thesis or HEC Policy or

(ii) Two Additional Courses (Taught base) (03+03)

Total Credit Hours: 30-36 (Maximum time limit is 3 years)

Core Courses:

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

MSBF-7101

Management, Organizational Policy and Practices

03

MSBF-7102

Advance Research Methodology

03  

MSBF-7103

Financial Econometrics

03

MSBF-7104

Corporate Governance

03

MSBF-7105

Thesis/2 Taught courses

06

 

Elective/Specialization Courses:

Banking and Finance

Course Code

Courses Title

Credit Hours

MSBF-7201

International Financial Management

03

MSBF-7202

International Financial Institutions & Markets

03

MSBF-7203

Risk Management

03

MSBF-7204

Advance Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

03

MSBF-7205

Retail and Investment Banking

03

MSBF-7206

Micro Finance and Micro leasing

03

MSBF-7207

Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Banking Supervision

03

MSBF-7208

Islamic Banking, Theory and Practice

03

MSBF-7209

Monetary and Fiscal Framework in Islamic Finance

03

MSBF-7210

Islamic Insurance, Theory and Practice

03

MSBF-7211

Islamic Financial Instruments

03

MSBF-7212

Advance topics in International Finance

03

 

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Banking and Finance (PhD B&F) Program

Welcome to the PhD (Banking & Finance) 3 years Program at the University of Kotli. The objectives of this program is to acquaint the students with recent trends and issues in banking & financial education and enable them to critically understand and interpret banking & financial environment & its prevailing realities. This program is designed to facilitate the students in strengthening their skills & knowledge vis-à-vis banking & financial industry nationally and internationally.

The emerging global scenario necessitates the banking sector & other organizations to look for capable professionals and researchers in banking & financial sector being competent of responding to the changing market needs and requirements having the capacity to analyze the complex problems, make rational decision and effective leadership role. This is a unique program that emphasizes qualitative & empirical approach to deal with risk and return trade-off problems in both banking and other financial sectors.

Job Opportunities

Banking and Finance is a professional degree program. As the study scheme of this program is well arranged especially for the field of banking and Finance, students has more chances to serve in different organizations such as:

  • Banks/Financial Institutions
  • National/International and Multinational Firms
  • NGOs
  • Government Organizations
  • Professional trainers
  • Educational Institutions

Eligibility Criteria

18 years of education in Banking & Finance/Commerce/Management or MBA 3.5/1.5 years with additional courses with at least 2.50 CGPA out of 4.00 from any institution recognized by HEC. The candidate must also meet (1) HEC criteria e.g. passing Entry Test GAT (Subject) with minimum raw score of 60 out of 100 and (2) any other criteria laid by the respective university/syndicate.

Scheme of Studies:

Semesters: 6 Semesters

Duration: 3 years

Courses: 06 (18 Credit Hours)

Research work: 12 Credits Hours Thesis or HEC Policy

Total Credit Hours: 30 (Maximum time limit is 7 years)

 

 

Core Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

PHBF-9101

Advance Research Methods & Statistical Application

03

PHBF-9102

Multinational Perspectives on Management

03  

PHBF-9103

Financial Theory & Corporate Policy Decisions

03

PHBF-9104

Contemporary issues in Islamic Banking & Finance

03

PHBF-9105

Thesis

12

 

Elective/Specialization Courses

Finance

Course Code

Courses Title

Credit Hours

PHBF-9201

Modern Portfolio Theories

03

PHBF-9202

 Advance Corporate Finance

03

PHBF-9203

 Advance Topics in Financial Economics

03

PHBF-9204

 Emerging issues in Financial Markets & Institutions

03

PHBF-9205

 Advance Topics in Risk Analysis & Insurance Management

03

PHBF-9206

 Financial Econometrics

03

PHBF-9207

 Assets Pricing Models

03

PHBF-9208

 Micro Structures of Financial Markets

03

PHBF-9209

 Computational Methods for Finance

03

PHBF-9210

 Credit Risk Modeling

03

 

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Financial Management (2 Semester)

Introduction

The Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Financial Management is designed to meet rapidly enhancing career in banking industry. Banking industry in Pakistan is emerging as one of the largest employment generating sectors for the youth of nation. In order to provide a concrete foundation to the students of commerce, business and to the graduate employees of banking sector this diploma course is designed because the present multidimensional banking sector of Pakistan needs specialized, skilled and technical manpower, fully equipped with the banking knowledge.

This diploma course will fulfill needs of banking industry and also contribute towards the economic development of the country. Therefore keeping in view the importance of this diploma it is hereby planned to offer at this stage under Department of Banking & Finance.

Eligibility

The graduates having at least 45% marks are eligible; however, preference will be given to commerce, business and banking sector employees.

Scheme of Studies

This program will consist upon 1 year (2 semesters) duration. In each semester four courses will be offered.

Duration: 2-4 Semesters

Total Credit Hours: 24

Course Work: 24 Credits Hours

Oral / Comprehensive Examination: S/U Basis

Internship / Practical Training: S/U Basis 

Course Structure

1st Semester

Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.

BFM-311 Banking Law & Practice 3

BFM -312 Principles of Management 3

BFM -313 Banking & Financial Structure of Pakistan 3

BFM -314 Financial Accounting 3

 

2nd Semester

Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.

BFM -321 Computer Application in Banking 3

BFM -322 Financial Management 3

BFM -323 Islamic Banking 3

BFM -324 Cost Accounting 3

Faculty


Mr. Asad Ullah

Assistant Professor/Chairman

E-mail: asad.ullah@uokajk.edu.pk

Phone:

Prof. Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed Sajid

Professor / Dean

E-mail: deanfc@uokajk.edu.pk

Phone: +92-5826-960043

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