Diploma in banking
Diploma in Banking and Financial Services (DBFS), is the first stage in the Institute’s qualifications and is intended to provide a good foundation in Banking and Financial Services. This level is targeted at new entrants in the banking industry who have not had the opportunity of a tertiary education and may lack basic knowledge in banking and finance matters.
Exam Registration Deadline:
| May Exams: 12th March, 2021
| October Exams: 10th September, 2021
Candidates can attempt the subjects in any order. Candidates pursuing Advanced Diploma in Banking & Finance, can also attempt any number of subjects desired with a minimum of two. The duration of the course is determined by how many subjects one takes per sitting.
DBFS Details & Requirements.
First semester runs from January to May while second semester is July to October / November each year for the professional qualifications.
Application for Exemptions
Applications for exemptions must be made on the prescribed forms and must be submitted together with a non-refundable fee of Kshs. 2,000.00, plus the examination fees for each subject exemption is sought.
New Students Registration
*Membership (Annual Subscription) is paid once in a year. All students / members are required to pay their membership in January of every year OR the anniversary of joining.
*Examination Registration deadline for May 2021 sitting is 7th March 2021.
*Late Examination payment will attract a penalty of Ksh.1000/=. Late examination payment starts on 8th March and closes on 21st March 2021.
*Deferrals to the next sitting may be granted where a candidate makes an application in writing before the last date of exam registration i.e. 21st march.
*Fees for tuition is payable at the beginning of the semester – (Tuition is Optional). Dropping of classes (Tuition) will not be allowed after the 2nd lesson.