Why Choose Axis Bank Priority Banking Program

The programme is an initiative of AXIS BANK in collaboration with NIIT IFBI and is a combination of campus, Internship and On-the-Job learning to make future-ready banking professionals.


Start with Axis Bank

Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India offering entire spectrum of financial services for personal & corporate banking.

Assured Job as Deputy Manager – Axis Bank

The role of a Priority Banking Relationship Manager is Acquire, Enhance, Deepen relationship and Retain Customers through Customer Service and Sales of Banking products. 

Kick-Start Your Career in 6.5 Months @Axis Bank

Join Axis Bank as Deputy Manager in just 6.5 months of training and start earning full salary from 7.5 month of program 

Starting Salary of Rs.5 LPA**

Get MBA equivalent Salary & Start at two levels above as a Deputy Manager. 

Assured Career @Axis Bank

Earning Potential

Value Proposition

  • Get Admission Offer letter on successful completion of screening process
  • Kick-start your career as Deputy Manager   
  • Start earning salary after 7.5 months of training and internship 
  • MBA Level Starting Salary of 5 Lakhs** 
  • 1 Year PG Diploma from NIIT University 

Program Fee

Rs. ( Excluding GST @ 18% )
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Program Details

Program Details

Programme Structure

6 Month Residential Training @ NIIT University

  • Banking Processes & Products I & II
  • Management Accounting & Control 
  • Marketing & Economics
  • Managerial Communication
  • Business Statistics & Financial management
  • Commercial Banking I & II
  • Indian Financial System (IFS)
  • Financial Planning & Wealth Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Digital Banking
  • Selling Skills and Relationship Management
  • Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

1 Month Internship @ Axis Bank & 15 days Online Refresher Training 

  • Online Refresher Training 
  • Structured internship diary
  • Hand holding at branches
  • Mentorship by NIIT faculties

4.5 Month On the Job Training @ Axis Bank 

  • Team support
  • Mentoring by seniors
  • Business Goals to help align to business expectations

Post Graduate Diploma

On successful completion of the program 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Relationship Management certificate from NIIT University.

Career Path

Career path

Eligibility Criteria

Qualification & Other Eligibility Criterion:

  • Graduation or Post Graduation from any stream with 50% and above 
  • Candidates who have appeared and are awaiting results of Final year of Graduation /Post Graduation are also eligible for the program. However Original Final Year Marks sheet & Degree certificate shall have to be submitted on Joining the Program 
  • 10th, 12th & Graduation should be in regular mode (Correspondence, Distance Learning, Vocational, Open Schooling are not allowed) 
  • Graduation Degree (10+2+3 Pattern) is Compulsory 
  • 50% in 10th, 12th & Graduation
  • Good Communication Skills 
  • 2 Years Gap in Education allowed between 10th & Graduation 
  • 0-3 Years of Work experience
  • Age >20

You would NOT be eligible for this program if:

  • You have a relative working at Axis Bank in accordance to the relative hiring policy of the Bank. Moreover, if two relatives get selected for the program, candidate with lower assessment score will have to withdraw their application.
  • You have been subjected to any disciplinary proceedings by your previous employer(s) at any time.
  • You have ever been proceeded against or convicted under any criminal statutes or in a consumer forum.
  • Any legal action is pending or proposed to be initiated against you

Before applying, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility and other norms mentioned.

In case, it is detected at any stage of the selection that a candidate does not fulfil the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has furnished any incorrect/false information/certificate/documents or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcoming/s is/are detected even after admission / appointment, his/ her admission / services are liable to be terminated.

In case, you have worked previously with Axis Bank, and if basis rehire policy of the bank, you are not found eligible to be rehired via this program, then bank will cancel your application in accordance to the rehire policy of the Bank.
Decision of the Bank in all matters regarding eligibility of the candidate, the stages at which such scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, the documents to be produced for the purpose at the time of conduct of examination, interview, selection and any other matter relating to recruitment will be final and binding on the candidate. No correspondence or personal enquiries will be entertained by the bank in this behalf.

Shortlisting at any stage during the application or selection process will be done basis bank’s criteria. The student's education qualifications and background will be verified by the Bank through an external agency. The details provided by the student at the time of application/selection need to be authentic which are subject to verification. Once the Agency confirms the authenticity of these details only then the candidate will be

Address Proof/Identity Proof/Signature Proof
Driving License
VOters Identity Card

Birth Date Proof (Any 1 document)
Driving License
Birth Certificate
School Leaving Certificate
SSC/HSC Certificate
Election Card/Voter Card

ID Required
PAN Card (Mandatory)
Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI (Mandatory)

Academic Certificates (All Original Documents)
10th SSC & 12th HSC Mark sheets
Graduation Certificate, Mark Sheet


Register yourself by completing your online application form on this site. Please note, your application will be considered for further processing only when it is completed, including the payment of application fee. This application fee is for the purpose of the assessments and does not guarantee selection for the this program or employment with Axis Bank.


The selection process consists of 3 stages:

  1. Online Assessments (Proctored)
  2. NIIT Panel Interview (Online)
  3. Axis Bank Panel Interview (Online)


The selected candidates will be issued Letter of Intent (LOI) by Axis Bank. On completion of the admission formalities, the selected candidates shall be enrolled for the program.

Selection Process

Selection Process

Learning Outcomes

Role Clarity

  • Understands Priority Banking and how a PBRM can create value for Priority customers.
  • Acquire pride in Axis Bank and own role.
  • Understands KRAs and Incentive structures and the ways to earn incentives.

Knowledge and Toolset

  • Learns to resolve varied customer needs by mapping Bank and third-party Products.
  • Gets familiar with PBRM tools and their use during the end-to-end customer life cycle.
  • Understands customer personas and learns to profile customers.

Grooming & Communication

  • Learns and displays good grooming to create impactful first impressions.
  • Believes in self and Axis Bank proposition.
  • Prepares well before meetings.

Customer Acquisition

  • Leverages understanding of micro market to prospect.
  • Fix appointments with compelling conversations.
  • Conducts quality conversations with customers virtually and in person in branch or their home/office.
  • Learns to Pitch, On board & Close Sale Priority proposition and products.

Deepen Customer Relationships

  • Develops trust and relationship and obtains referrals.
  • Identified the workflow for resolving top service issues.
  • Transitions from a service conversation to sales.
  • Putting it all together.

LIFE @ NIIT University

Award Winning & Well Maintained Campus

90 Minutes away from Delhi Airport

Walled Campus and 24-Hour Security

State of The Art Accommodation and Infrastructure

Award Winning & Well Maintained Campus

90 Minutes away from Delhi Airport

Walled Campus and 24-Hour Security

State of The Art Accommodation and Infrastructure

Program Mentors

Dr. Sushil Kalyani

PhD in Accounting & Finance from the Department of Accounting and Business Statistics, University of Rajasthan. He has done his PGCPF from IIM Indore.

Dr. Sushil Kalyani

Dr. Sushil has earned his PhD in Accounting & Finance from the Department of Accounting and Business Statistics, University of Rajasthan. He has done his PGCPF from IIM Indore and has done MBA in Finance, MA in Business Economics, PG Diploma in Foreign Trade, PG Diploma in Financial Management, CA (Inter), ICAI’s Accounting Technician Certificate Program and has qualified UGC NET (Management). 

In his overall experience of 19 years in academics and corporate, he has worked with various institutes including IMI – Bhubaneswar and IIS University Jaipur. In his stint with corporate world, he worked with a Dubai based company in the capacity of Reginal Financial Controller and has handled 25 branches of the company situated in African continent.

Prof. Arun Kumar

An IIM Indore alumnus, is presently working as an Associate Professor at NIIT University.

Prof. Arun Kumar

Professor Kumar, an IIM Indore alumnus, is presently working as an Associate Professor at NIIT University, teaching various course related to Banking & Finance to MBA & PGDBM students. His research interest lies in the field of e-Financial Inclusion & Banking Risk Management.

He is a highly accomplished professional with over 30 years’ chronicle of success and a track record of working with reputed & well-known Government owned Banks (including State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, Punjab & Sind Bank & UCO Bank) and Best International Rating Agency & Risk Consultant (Dun & Bradstreet Dubai). He has been associated as Consultant (Deputed to Lagos, Nigeria) with Dun & Bradstreet Dubai where he spearheaded the implementation of Basel-II/III, formulation of ICAAP and other credit & operational risk consultancy at Nigeria.

Bhawna Roherra

Command areas include retail banking, international banking, soft skills and Finacle software.

Bhawna Roherra

With over 25 years of experience in the Banking industry, Bhavna Rohera brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience into her training. She has worked with Indian Overseas Bank as well as HSBC Dubai UAE.

Senior trainer with NIIT IFBI, she has been a trainer in the BFSI sector for more than 8 years. She is a passionate, enthusiastic, adaptable team player who is always willing to learn and improve. Her goal is to make learning fun.

Gayathri Anand

Rich experience in Retail Branch banking (Asset and Liabilities), Trade Finance, Corporate loans, Credit management for MSME, and mid corp.

Gayathri Anand

Gayatri Anand, BFSI trainer with an experience of 12 years in Retail Branch banking (Asset and Liabilities), Trade Finance, Corporate loans, Credit management for MSME, and mid corp.

Gayatri has been associated with IFBI for about 7 years and managed the education delivery for Pune. She has an MBA degree in HR and certification in CAIIB.

Vivek Chopra

Vivek is a graduate in Commerce and Hotel Management and a Masters in Business Administration.

Vivek Chopra

Vivek is a programme mentor at IFBI and brings 18 years of BFSI industry experience. He has worked in Retail and Commercial Banking with Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, and American Express.

He has managed a team of RMs and the customer portfolios during his tenure as a Cluster Manager and Commercial Banking Manager. He has conducted various training programmes for SBI, KVB, HDFC Bank, Small Finance and Payments Banks, KBL, and India Post.


The NIIT IFBI Advantage

The NIIT IFBI Advantage


In case of any concerns you can drop an email at infoaxis@niit.com
Graduates / Final year student completing graduation in this academic year from any stream with above 20 years (at the training start date) and work experience between 0-3 years, who are interested to have a rewarding career in the Banking sector should join this course. Note that proficiency in English, spoken and written, is a pre-requisite for the programme.
Candidates shall need to appear and clear an Online Assessment. The candidates who clear the assessment will have to appear for 2 levels of interview one with NIIT Panel after clearing the same final interview with Axis Bank. Candidate clearing all 3 stages of selection process shall be eligible to join the programme.
The training will happen at NIIT University in Neemrana which is an award-winning green campus on the Delhi-Jaipur highway. The campus is spread across 75 acres, and is a walled campus with a single entry and 24-hours security.
Eligible candidates should possess good communication skills and have a good command over the English language, both written and spoken.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Banking and Relationship Management – From NIIT University
Axis Bank will issue the student with a Admission offer letter that will stand confirmed once the student completes all phases of the training successfully. The student has to be abiding by the terms & conditions mentioned in the offer.
The total fee for the programme is ₹2,25,000 + taxes. There is Loan available from the Axis Bank on programme fee minus the admission fee i.e. ₹2,15,000 at a nominal rate of interest of 13%.
The program fee includes 6 months of residential training + 1 month of guided internship & 15 days of refersher training either online/campus mode. During the internship, the student will earn a stipend of Rs. 12,000, which is followed by 4.5 months of on-the-job training with a paid salary. The fee includes costs of training, accommodation, and food on the campus. Any expenses of personal nature like laundry, etc are not a part of the program fee. The program fee will remain Rs.2,25,000 + taxes irrespective of being delivered in Online mode or Campus mode.
Once you are selected by Axis Bank, you will have to pay an admission fee of ₹10,000 on getting the admission letter. The balance amount will have to be paid before the commencement of training, which can be self-financed or via the loan option provided by Axis Bank.
Following Documents are required during selection: PAN card Aadhar Card Address Proof (Passport / Driving License/Voter’s Id) Birth Date Proof (Passport / Driving License / Birth Certificate, School Leaving Certificate) Academic Certificates (X, XII, Graduation all documents) Relieving letter from your last employer will be required if you have been or are a working professional
The programme fee will be collected in 2 installments. Once the Term starts and you exit in between the installment paid for the respective Term is not refundable. If you wish to leave before the program commencement, then the fee is refunded excluding the admission fee of Rs.10000.
The Priority Banking programme is an initiative by Axis Bank – NIIT Academy of Relationship and Wealth Management focused on building talent at Axis Bank and aims to create next-generation Priority Bankers.
No, the programme requires you to have completed graduation at the time of joining. But if you are in the final semester of your graduation, you can apply for 3rd Batch of the programme.
No, this is a fully residential programme and you are required not to be in employment while undergoing this programme and at the time of joining this programme, you are required to submit a Relieving letter from your last employer.
EMI will start only after 6 months of joining the bank. However, the interest component starts from the month the 1st instalment is released at 13% rate of interest.
The student will be placed as a Priority Banking Relation Manager at a Deputy Manager Grade at any of the Axis Bank Branches. The role of a Priority Banking Relationship Manager is Acquire, Enhance, Deepen relationship and Retain Customers through Customer Service and Sales of Banking products.
The internship will have to be done at any of Axis Bank branches basis the needs and business requirements of the Bank and will be for 1 month and 15 days of refresher training. Students will be paid a stipend of ₹12,000 per month during the internship & refresher training. After Completing the Internship Student will undergo 4.5 months of On the Job Training at any Axis Bank Branch and with full salary.
Posting allocation during Internship, OJT & final posting shall be sole discretion of the Axis Bank. Axis Bank shall place the candidate at any of Axis Bank locations depending upon their requirements.
Stipend will be paid during Internship, from OJT onwards, you will receive full salary.
The annual CTC is Rs 5 Lakhs per Annum. This includes includes eligibility-based loan benefits, insurance benefits and retirals like PF & Gratuity.
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