ACADEMIC PROGAMME : Master of business Finance (mbf)


The objective of the Master of Business Finance program is to help students sharpen their conceptual as well as analytical skills in the areas of financial decision-making.


MBF is a specialized program spread over a two-year period divided into four (4) semesters. The course curriculum has 84 credits of classroom instruction and other credit components including two sets of elective specializations - "Banking and Insurance", and "Finance".Inaddition to this, the program requires a project work carrying 10 credits and covers immersion courses on current issues, seminars, workshops and interaction with industry experts.
In the first two semesters, students get inputs on the basic areas such as Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Corporate Laws, Statistics, Economics, Research Methodology, MIS, Quantitative Techniques and many more. These core courses set the foundation for more advanced courses such as Project Planning, Appraisal and Finance, Behavioral Finance, Financial Modeling, Business Analytics, Corporate Tax Planning and so on.

In the fourth semester students will be required to opt for the electives of their choice. Currently, two sets of elective specializations are offered- “Banking and Insurance”, and “Finance”, out of which each student will have to select one.

While the program covers a wide range of courses, “finance” remains the main focus area. The knowledge base of the students also gets further strengthened by summer projects, immersion courses on current issues, seminars, workshops and interaction with industry experts.


Xavier University will award the following Master Degree to successful students:

• Master of Business Finance (MBF)

Students are required to exercise their choice of honours at the time of admission.

Course Design:

The school offers industry relevant course curriculum which have been designed by a team of experienced academicians and professionals from the industry.


SL No. Semester- I Credit
1 Financial Accounting 4
2 Financial Management 4
3 Business Economics (Micro and Policy Perspective) 4
4 Business Statistics & Quantitative Techniques 4
5 Financial Institution and Markets 2
6 Corporate Laws 4
7 Fundamentals of Management 2
8 Organisational Behaviour 4
  Total Credits 28
SL No. Semester- II Credit
1 Cost and Management Accounting 4
2 Corporate Finance 2
3 Financial Statement Analysis 2
4 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 4
5 Multivariate Data Analysis 4
6 Management Information System 2
7 Business Communication 2
8 Business Sustainability 2
9 Business Valuation 2
  Total Credits 24
SL No. Semester- III Credit
1 Commercial Banking 4
2 Project Planning, Appraisal and Finance 4
3 Behaviourial Finance 2
4 Financial Modelling using Excel 4
5 Business Analytics with R and Python 4
6 Corporate Taxation 4
7 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance 4
  Total Credits 26
SL No. Semester- IV Credit
1 Asset-Liability Management 2
2 International Finance 4
3 Financial Services 2
4 Treasury and Forex Management 2
5 Fixed Income Securities 2
6 Insurance and Risk Management 2
7 Options, Futures and Swaps 4
8 Corporate Restructuring 4
9 Risk Management 2
  Total Credits 24

Extra-curricular Activities

As a policy, the Institute encourages students to develop team skills and citizenship qualities in addition to academic accomplishments. Enough scope exists in the campus for extracurricular activities through participation in interest-specific, voluntary student associations and other pursuits such as sports, social service, book clubs, music, debates, quizzes, contests, etc.

Hostel Facilities

Limited hostel facilities are available. Preference will be given to students coming from outside Bhubaneswar