Admission Notification Details for Centre for Financial Management (CFM)

Centre for financial management ( CFM ) Distance Education Diploma in Finance Admissions Notice

Distance Education

Diploma in Finance

Finance for Non-Finance Executive

Programme Coverage: The programme will have a composite paper divided into two parts.

Part A

Accounting and Control:

Understanding Financial Statements; Financial Statement Analysis; Accounting Mechanics; Forecasting Financial Statements; Cost Methods and Systems; Managerial Decision Making; Budgeting; Strategy and Planning; Strategic Cost Management; Business Performance Measurement; Accounting Standards; Taxation

Part B

Financial Management:

Overview; the Financial System; Valuation Concepts; Capital Budgeting; Business Financing; Working Capital Management; Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring; International Finance; Value Based Management; Securities Market; Investment Management; Financial Services

Format and Duration:

The programme is a Distance Learning Programme of six months duration

Candidates will be provided with excellent reading material, and a detailed study plan to facilitate self-learning

In addition, they will have the benefit of asking questions on the Internet

For Whom:

The programme is meant for non-finance executives in various areas ( like production, marketing, purchase, R&D, human resources, and IT ), entrepreneurs, and software professionals

In addition, it will benefit MBA students who are not majoring in Finance

Course fees:

The fees is Rs 3000 / -. It covers admission, courseware, querying facility, web-learning support, and service tax. It is payable at the time of admission

Exam fees:

The fees for the composite paper is Rs 3000 / -. This is payable a month before the exam

Course fees for overseas students from Dubai and Nepal: Fees for students from Dubai and Nepal will be INR 5000. It covers admission, courseware, querying facility, web-learning support, and service tax

It is payable at the time of admission

Exam fees for overseas Students:

Students writing the exam at Dubai and Nepal will have to pay INR 7000 for the paper. This is payable a month before the exam


On enrollment to the programme, the complete courseware will be dispatched to you within two weeks of receiving your application

Examination and Qualification:

The maximum time allowed to complete the programme is one year

Those who pass the programme will be awarded qualification Diploma in Finance ( Finance for Non-Finance Executives ) issued by the Centre for Financial Management

Programme Highlights; State of the art curriculum; World class courseware; Web learning support; Excellent student service; Access to CFM Quarterly ( an e-Journal ); Modest fees

You can enroll round the year

Whenever you enroll, you will get the opportunity of writing two sets of consecutive examinations


On payment of examination fees, your hall ticket will be generated.

Examination Cities:

Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Dubai.

The venue of the examination will be posted on website one month before the examination.

Candidates will not receive individual communication.


If you secure 55% in the composite paper, you will be given the qualification Diploma in Finance issued by the Centre for Financial Management.

The certificate will be sent to you by post.

If you write the examination of the paper more than once, the highest marks secured by you in both the attempts will be considered.


If you cannot complete the course in the initial enrollment period, you may send a request ( through e-mail ) seeking re-enrollment for a further period of 6 months. The request must clearly state why you could not complete the programme during the initial enrollment period and why you are seeking re-enrollment. This request must be made within a period of 2 months after the expiry of your initial enrollment period.

The Centre for Financial Management will communicate its acceptance or rejection of your re-enrollment request within a week ( through e-mail or post ).

If your application for re-enrollment is accepted by the Centre for Financial Management, you have to pay a re-enrollment fees of Rs 1500 / - within a week of receiving the communication of acceptance from the Centre for Financial Management. The exam fees during the re-enrollment period will also be Rs 3000 / - for the paper payable online a month before the exam. Your re-enrollment will be valid for one set of examinations.

If you are re-enrolled, the highest marks secured by you in all the attempts, including the ones made by you during the initial enrollment period, will be considered.

Contact Information:

Centre for Financial Management, Bangalore

#17, I-A Cross, 17th A Main, J.P. Nagar II Phase, Bangalore-560078,

Tel 080-26597634, 9482851780 Email, Website http: / /

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