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Higher Diploma in Banking and Finance (HDBF)

The HDBF is the final stage of the professional path and is designed to expose the aspirants to more advanced materials on operations of Banking and Financial services with more emphasis on managerial aspects of different types, mainly focusing on compliance and customer services.

  • Commencement

    Lectures : Physical - 14th October 2023, Online - 28th October 2023

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  • Duration

    Lectures : October to March

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  • Medium

    Lectures : English

    Revision : English

Course Fee

Lectures (Physical) : Rs.7500/- per subject

Lectures (Online) : Rs.12000/- per subject



Compulsory Subjects

Semester Course Title Course Code Credits
Semester - I Central Banking and Monetary Policy HDBF 21124 04
  Law Relating to Banking and Practice of Banking HDBF 21134 04
  Credit Management HDBF 21144 04
Semester - II Compliance and Regulations HDBF 22174 04
  Risk Management and IS Security HDBF 22184 04
  Strategic Leadership HDBF 22194 04

Optional Subjects (Required to select any one (01) subject out of the two (02) optional subjects offered in each semester )

Semester Course Title Course Code Credits
Semester - I International Trade and Finance HDBF 21153 03
  Corporate Governance and Ethics HDBF 21163 03
Semester - II Advanced Quantitative Techniques HDBF 22203 03
  Financial Management and Treasury Operations HDBF 22213 03

Curriculum 2023



Payments for IBSL Class Fees

Bank of Ceylon
Branch: City Office
People's Bank
Branch: Liberty Plaza Branch
309 1004 5 2536729
Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
Branch: Kollupitiya Branch
Hatton National Bank PLC
Branch: Kollupitiya Branch
Sampath Bank PLC
Branch: Head Office
National Savings Bank
Branch: Head Office
10912 01 01192

Eligibility requirements for registration

Students are required to pass all the subjects in the Diploma in Banking and Finance - 2023 curriculum


Complete the Intermediate in Applied Banking & Finance (IABF) - 2014 curriculum


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