About the Department
Department of Banking Technology came into existence to offer a specialized M.B.A. programme in Banking Technology from the academic year 2005-06. The UGC has sanctioned this programme under its Innovative/Interdisciplinary scheme during 10th plan. Now the Department has been admitted for regular UGC funding with 8 Faculty Members and state-of-art Computer Lab facility. The Department offers inter-disciplinary Ph.D. Programme in the area of Computer Science & Engineering and Management from the academic year 2009-2010. A specialized and self-financed MBA programme in Financial Technology will be offered from the academic year 2020-21. Vision: To be a Global Centre of Excellence in all aspects of Technology Management in Banking and Finance Industry. Mission: To create Man power with know-how and know-why skills required for Managing Technology used in BFSI.
Dr.S.SUDALAIMUTHU, working as Professor & Head in the Department of Banking Technology, School of Management, Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry. 28 years of teaching and 18 years of research experience. Area of Specialization – Accounting, Finance and System. Guided more than 41 M.Phil students and produced 19 Ph.Ds. Published 10 books published by Indian and International publishers. Published more than 172 articles in the refereed National / International Journals published by leading publishers. Participated 109 National and International seminars/workshops held various places in India and other countries and presented papers. Visited Thailand, Russia and Brazil for paper presentation. Actively involves in Teaching, Research, Curriculum Development, writing books, preparation of study material and organising workshops and seminars. Designed and introduced four job oriented certificate courses for UG and PG students. Completed three Funded Research Projects funded by UGC and ICSSR. Member of Indian Accounting Association and Madras Management Association. Member of Board of Studies and Academic council in many Institutions across India. Received cash award and honour from Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education and Department of Higher Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. Best Teacher award from Pondicherry University (Four times). His biography is published by leading publisher of biographical information ‘Marquis Who’s Who’ in the year 2011 and 2013.
The Department has a well-equipped computer laboratory with the necessary software and hardware to cater to the learning process of students. The lab is connected to the internet which allows students to enrich knowledge round the clock. However, all the students have to use their own personal laptops for regular classes. The Department subscribes to corporate databases like CMIE Prowess annually for organizing Corporate Finance Lab. Access to Bloomberg Database is through the Central Library. Access to on-line International Journals is available through Intranet in the campus.
Thrust Area of Teaching & Research
Banking Technology Management, Financial Management, Management of Banking & Financial Institutions, Financial Technology services Financial Inclusion, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Derivatives Management, Corporate Governance Information Security, Data Warehousing & Data Mining, Network Management, Software Architecture, Cyber-crimes, Big Data Analytics
Placement & Internships
The MBA programme with a focussed curriculum on dual electives of Finance and Information Technology has been attracting good number of IT companies, in addition to banking including RBI and other financial institutions, The software companies with verticals in the areas of banking, insurance, capital markets and business solutions are finding interest in in this MBA: Banking Technology degree programme. Flagship companies where students are placed include: TCS, HCL Technologies, Reserve Bank of India, Bank of America, Royal Bank of Scotland, UCO Bank, Oracle, HDFC, IOB, SBI, IDBI, LVB, Federal Bank, ICICI Bank, Bandhan Bank, SIB, CSB, CUB, Cholamandalam Fiance, IndusInd Bank, Bank of Maharastra, Zafin Labs, etc. The Department provides all the required assistance for campus placement activities.