Grade "A+" Accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.46
Grade "A+" Accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.46
Certificate Program


About The Course

Financial technology is impacting the banking, insurance, wealth management businesses. Artificial intelligence driven decision making blockchain, Robo-advisory are disrupting lending, risk premium quantification and fund allocation related businesses. The Certificate Course on Applied Financial Technology at Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi is jointly offered in association with YStart Innovation Labs under academic guidance of Department of Financial Studies (South Campus, University of Delhi).


Fintech, the innovations in the financial and technology crossover space, is not only transforming the modus operandi of financial services rather changing the financial behavior of the entire globe. It includes anything from mobile payment apps to cryptocurrency by using the internet, mobile devices, software technology or cloud services to perform or connect with financial services. The Application of fintech products require a connect of consumers’ finances with technology for ease of use.

To remain relevant and differentiated, business students, executives, aspiring entrepreneurs and even the savvy investors need to be abreast with the various evolving aspects of Fintech entrepreneurship. Students need to learn about emerging financial technologies and how they are transforming ‘traditional’ finance.


The Course aims to abreast the students with latest FinTech developments and their applications. Program shall help in not only improving the employability of the students but also kindle the spirit of entrepreneurship within the student community at large, in line with the Prime Minister’s Start-Up India initiative.

The Course aims to make the students aware about the fast-emerging technological disruptions in the field of financial technology (FinTech) by means of industry professionals and subject matter experts.


Course Coordinator
Dr. Narander Kumar Nigam

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Phone : 
Batch Size : 
15-40 students (Twice a year – January & July)
Timing : 
Weekend (Saturdays and Sundays: 4-5 hours per day)
Venue : 
SSCBS Campus, Dr. K N Katju Marg, Sec 16, Rohini, Delhi
Eligibility Criteria : 
12th Pass with minimum of 60% marks
Program Fees : 
Rs 20,500 per student
Program Duration : 
60 Hours
Pedagogy : 
Face to face lectures, corporate interactions, project presentations and problem-solving sessions

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Have a comprehensive overview of the FinTech space – technologies, the applications and the startup ecosystem
  • Appreciate the role of technology in financial services and how it can provide solutions to key corporate challenges.
  • Develop an understanding of how FinTech is reconfiguring financial services business models and how they are different from the traditional business models.
  • Distinguish between financial and industrial innovation and the regulatory framework, the pros and cons of financial innovation.
  • Understand the FinTech entrepreneurial landscape and the opportunities and challenges associated with startup cycle.


  • The Course aims to abreast the students with latest FinTech developments and their applications.
  • Students will learn about business ideation and real world problem-solving through use of Fintech.
  • The Course shall help in not only improving the employability of the students but also kindle the spirit of entrepreneurship within the student community at large, in line with the Prime Minister’s Start-Up India initiative.

Target Audience

  • Candidates pursuing graduation, graduates, Post Graduates
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Corporate Executives from various Financial Services
  • Government Functionaries
  • Employees of Fintech Companies
  • Civil Society Members
  • Investors

Future Prospects

  • Strong Employment Potential with Financial Services and Strategic Consulting Companies.
  • Acts as a bridge course for undertaking M.Sc. in Applied Finance and M.Sc. in Financial Technologies.
  • Select Projects will be considered for Incubation Support.
  • Helps in getting Summer Internship in Financial Services Companies including FINTECH.

Resource Persons

In this one-of-its kind program, the sessions will be taken up by

FinTech experts


Industry experts

Angel-fund managers

Technology professionals

Angel investors

Mode of Fee Payment

By Cheque or Net Banking (Preferred)

Account Name: Principal SSCBS Students Society A/C

Bank: State Bank of India

Account Number: 35810781108

IFS Code: SBIN0011550

MICR: 110002303

Branch: (11550)- Pascon Building Garg Trade Centre, Sector-11, Rohini, New Delhi-110085

Brief Profile of Participating Institutions


Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies

Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (CBS) the first undergraduate management school under the aegis of the University of Delhi (DU) is one of the premier institutions imparting education in the fields of management and information technology with excellence and vision. Visit:

YStart Innovation Labs

YStart is an entrepreneurial ecosystem which facilitates startups, corporate, funds, colleges, students, incubators and governments to engage effectively. YStart partners with the various stakeholders to institutionalise their interactions which lead to value creation for all stakeholders through innovative ideation, incubation, knowledge dissemination, mentorship, business acceleration and funding support. Visit:

Department of Financial Studies, South Campus, University of Delhi

The Department of Financial Studies (DFS), under the prestigious Delhi University, has been an institution of learning for students who aspire to enhance their managerial efficacy in the field of finance. DFS recently launched it Fintech Incubator in collaboration with IIC, Delhi University, IIITM-Gwalior and YStart Innovation Labs. Visit:

Course Syllabus

Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4
Module 5

Title: Introduction

Duration (Hours): 4

Financial Systems: and Services-an overview; Digital Transformation as a Business Strategy

Title: Emerging Financial Technologies

Duration (Hours): 16

Blockchain models; AI & Machine Learning; Business & Financial Analytics; Other Emerging Financial Technologies: Internet of things (IOT) & AR/VR applications

Title: Role of FinTech in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Industry

Duration (Hours): 6

FinTech applications in Banking; Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs); Insurance; payments; audit and compliance

Title: Role of FinTech in Financial Markets

Duration (Hours): 6

FinTech & Securities Trading; Cryptocurrencies; Proptech: FinTech of Real Estate

Title: Being a FinTech entrepreneur

Duration (Hours): 4

Setting a FinTech startup; funding channels; scaling up

Title: Assessment

Duration (Hours): 4

Assignments, Project Presentations & Classroom Interactions

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