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Review of International College of Financial Planning, [ICoFP] New Delhi

9.5 / 10

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Simran
Simran
MBA in Fashion Entrepreneurship, batch of 2018
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

There are various clubs formed in the college which are informative. We have an annual fest called Tarang and we have extracurricular activities such as fashion shows, access to Amazon fashion week.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

Faculty: Our highly qualified faculties design the course curriculum which ensures theoretical and practical knowledge. The college ensures that the students get an exposure to the real world by organising industrial visits.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

Infrastructure: The campus is very good. We get all the required facilities such as Wi-Fi, library, and e-library. We have a hygenic a cafeteria and canteen. Other then these we have labs with high-end technology. 


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

Placements: The faculty helps in the overall placement process. They help from the initial stages to the final placement stages. We get roles of designer, merchandiser, retailer, and stylist in companies such as Tommy Hilfiger, Marks & Spencer, Triberg, Calvin Klein and also some designers like Hemant & Nandita and AZA Fashions. The placements provided by the college are satisfying.



Anushika
Anushika
MBA in Financial Planning, batch of 2018
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

Faculty: Our faculty members are well qualified and focus on making sure the students understand the concept, they use various easy methods to teach us and ensure the students get not only theoretical knowledge but practical knowledge as well.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10

Infrastructure:  We have a very humble and basic infrastructure. We have ample classrooms available and new ones are built as and when required. The college has a cafeteria and a library. ICOFP does not have hostel facilities.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

Placements: ICOFP has early recruitment which enables learning and growth from the early stages. Our placements start as early as the second semester. Various Top Financial Planning companies come to our college for placement drives and the whole placement procedure is made very simple by our faculties and that is the main reason I believe that our faculty members are the best.



Ruchit
Ruchit
MBA in Financial Planning, batch of 2016
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

I can keep on writing on this topic. The teaching faculty has a lot of experience in the financial market and are well-qualified. Hence, they have a practical approach in their teaching. The college is visited by the renowned guest lecturers every week which provide industrial exposure to us related to financial markets. The curriculum is very helpful.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
8/10

The annual fest of the college is called Tarang. Mysore tour is one of the unforgettable things. Hostel in Mysore, the food and the extra-curricular activities were great. The project Brand-I helps us to nourish ourselves. The crowd of the campus is fantastic. Everybody in the campus will welcome you with open arms and their nature is a quiet loving one.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10

Like other B-Schools, ICOFP doesn’t have a big campus. But, the quality of the classrooms is great with an internal air-conditioner, projector, good quality of chairs, a lift, a pleasant environment to study.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

Almost every student gets placed. Usually, 90% of the students get placed. The average salary package offered by the companies is in between 3.5 to 4 LPA. The campus is visited by companies like IIFL, Bajaj Capital, ICICI, Edelweiss, AMC, Religare, etc. The roles offered to the students are like Relationship Manager, Equity Advisory, Financial Planner, etc. The college curriculum is of such type that you will get direct placements instead of the internship. But there is always an option for going for an internship. Yes, the placement cell is present in the campus which works effectively.



Akash
Akash
MBA in Financial Planning, batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

The cultural events and fests like Diwali Feast, Tarang, Teacher’s Day etc are celebrated in the collge premises. The activities like Group Discussions on Financial Topics, Mock Interviews, Financial Presentations etc are also conducted by the memebers of the council.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

Faculty: The faculty is highly experienced and well-qualified in their respective fields. I am indebted to our teachers. I got the opportunity to complete the education under their mentorship and I wish that many more students learn under their guidance. The study curriculum is updated and cross-checked by the experts of Financial Planning. The curriculum presented by the ICOFP is the same as that of the CFP, which is framed by the Financial Planning Baord of India. This has helped me in qualifying my CFP modules and as a result in getting good score in semester exams.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
8/10

Infrastructure: The facilities are nice. The library has a vast collection of books. The classroom facilities are good and the students don’t get bothered in terms of studies. The snacks available in the canteen are budget friendly and hygeinic. With the result of the friendly environment of ICOFP, the students enjoy their studies a lot.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

Placements: The placemnts are decent with the students from the 2017-19 batch getting placed with the annual salary package of 3 LPA to 4 LPA. Some of the big names that visit the college are L&T Mutual Funds, ICICI Prudential Mutual Funds, Angel Broking, Bajaj Capital, Humfhauji Financial Services etc. The companies offer the roles like Investment Advisory, Relationship Manager, Financial Planner etc. to the students. The placement cell and the members of the placement council conduct the placement activities solely. The college offers a Pre-placement Option in which the students get placed in the first year itself. The final placement is done when the students reach in the final semester. The college also provides the student with the final placement option if the student wishes to change the company due to any reasons. I am glad to get placed in the Bajaj Capital though the hard work of ICOFP Placement Cell.



Deepak
Deepak
MBA in Financial Planning, batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

The alumni meet is organized before the beginning of the MBA session. In the idle of the first year, a fest is held. There are other events which are conducted as the projects.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10

Faculty: All the teachers in the college are gaving CFP qualification. There are some of the fcaulty members which are from the industry itself which have good communication skills.They arrange the guests lectures from the industry personnel which share their experience and provide the information about the industrial atmosphere.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
8/10

Infrastructure: The facilities like air-conditioned classrooms, Wi-Fi, library, projectors, good seating arrangements, canteen and online classes are provided. There is a provision of weekend classes for the students who are working and also for the students in the college.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10

Placements: The placements of the college are good. The placements in the college start by the end of the first year. This is because in the final year, work experience is required. It gives the student with an advantage over the others as they start earning before anybody with one year still in their hand. Unlike the other colleges, the students in our colleges are placed in the first year whereas in other ones, they are placed in the second year.



Siddhant
Siddhant
Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance), batch of 2018
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

Along with the course curriculum based on CFP modules, the students are nurtured with
fundamental and technical analysis. The practical based projects as live projects like evaluating a
company, etc., are assigned to students. This tremendously helps the students to go beyond the
books.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

Faculty members and the course curriculum is the highlight of this college. Every faculty
member has industry experience in the course they are teaching. The course curriculum here
incorporates CFP certification which a globally recognised certificate in the financial services sector.
Every concept is taught in great detail.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

The campus is state-of-the-art with Wi-Fi sonic. Classrooms are neat and clean.
The cafe serves great snacks such as Pakoda, Maggi, samosa, biscuits, and delicious shakes.
Classrooms are air-conditioned with an airy atmosphere. ICOFP is situated at heart of Delhi, i.e.,
ITO, so that the students get the industry ambience with full facilities.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

ICOFP has a 100% placement record since its inception along with the highest salary
package offered is 7 LPA. The average salary package offered is 4 LPA. Main recruiters include
Ameriprise Financial Ltd., Bajaj Capital, Hum Fauji Financial Solutions, HDFC Life, etc. Students are
offered roles like relationship manager, associate financial planner, sales executive of insurance
products, etc. ICOFP has an active placement cell which operates the whole year to provide
opportunities for students.



Aradhana
Aradhana
Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance), batch of 2019
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

The best part of the college is the vastly experienced teaching staff. Every faculty in the college is having vast knowledge and the best qualifications through they explain the academic concepts pragmatically.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

The classooms are Wi-Fi enabled and fully air-conditioned. The refreshment shop is hygienic and tidy though has a less number of food options. Having said that, the responsible members cater to the needs and food options liked by the students.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

Placementsfrom the college are decent. As I was the member of the placement cell, I have witnessed the tremendous work that the placement head puts into the entire process.For the internships, the students are assisted by the college. The college us visited by the companies like CARE Ratings, Moody’s, KPMG, Valpro and E&Y. Many students have been recruited by these companies.



Gautam
Gautam
MBA in Financial Analysis, batch of 2017
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

Faculty: Area of Finance is the highlight of the ICOFP in terms of expertise. If you are looking to make your career in the field of finance with clarity of concepts, then ICOFP is the best place for you. The teaching faculty is having a vast knowledge in every subject. The intergration of the CFA study is bound to make you study-wise financially sound. The faculty themselves provide the industry and practical knowledge and it also holds the CFA charter.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
6/10

Infrastructure: The institute is situated in the heart of the city (ITO, Central Delhi) which provides a corporate like feeling to the scholars. The students have to wear the formal attire which is compulsory to foster a professional attitude among them. The campus is not that much large but it caters to the needs of the whole strength of the students.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10

Placements: The senior students of our college have been placed in elite institutions like investment banks, banks, asset management companies, equity research, trading firms with handsome salaries. The placements in the college are 100% and every students from the batch gets placed. The college itself offers internships where the students grab the PPOs (Pre-Placement Offer) successfully. We have visiting faculty which hail from different financial institutions. They come and share their views on markets and industries. These kinds of interactions help the students to prepare themselves for different roles in the industry well in advance.



Subham
Subham
MBA in Financial Analysis, batch of 2016
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

Though the CFA and CFP modules form the major outline of the course curriculum, the students are encouraged to perform technical analysis, final modelling and practical projects such as live projects like evaluating a company etc.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

Faculty: The internal and external form of the faculty comprises of vastly-experienced and one of the leading industry experts. The faculty members are the backbone of the teachings offered in the college. They guide and train students to get them prepared for the field of finance. The emphasis is given to the practical and theory-based education both to impart all-round knowledge to the student. The course for CFA and CFP stand out as the best course in the finance niche. Hence, on the basis of it, MBA programmes like FA and FP are developed. The curriculum offered is one of the best.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

Infrastructure: Since the ICoFP campus is located in the vicinity of Income Tax Office (ITO) in Central Delhi. The college offers the students with state of the art infrastructure with air-conditioned buildings, Wi-Fi connectivity, watercoolers and all the modern amenities. The campus is designed with Industry-like ambience with an excellent study environment. Metro connectivity is also there for better reach to the college. The campus also has good eateries and canteens which provide healthy snacks.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

As far as the placements are concerned, the track record of the MBA-FA and MBA-FP programme is pretty good in the years gone by. Elite companies like KPMG, Religare, Citi group, Yes Bank, Bajaj Capital, Edelweiss, Axis Bank, ICICI and more are the frequent recruiters associated with the placement cell. In terms of the placements and internships, ICoFP has a 100% employment rate. The highest package ever bagged by the students was of INR 6.5 lakhs. The range of average package that a student bagged was between 4.5 LPA to 5.5 LPA. Some of the profiles bagged by the students were Wealth Executive, Relationship Manager, Financial Planning Manager, Analyst, Sr.Analyst, Equity Advisory, Associate, Transaction Advisory etc.



Aditya
Aditya
Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance), batch of 2018
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

Teachers at ICOFP are helpful, highly qualified, and very knowledgeable. They show
professionalism. The curriculum of MBA in financial planning goes parallel to the curriculum of CFP,
which means it is a core financial planning course. This curriculum will give an edge in the market,
and every concept is taught in great detail.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

ICOFP is situated in the heart of Delhi, i.e., ITO. It is well-connected to the metro.
Classrooms are neat and clean and air-conditioned. The campus and classrooms are Wi-Fi enabled.
Classrooms are equipped with projectors so that the whole class can analyse the market
simultaneously. Students get to recreate themselves in the canteen which provides good snacks.
ICOFP provides a proper environment for every student which is necessary for their growth.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

International College Of Financial Planning (ICOFP) has a separate cell designated
for placements only. ICOFP has a 100% placement rate. The management is very serious regarding
placements, and they give attention to every student. For better placement opportunities, every
student goes through many rounds of group discussions and personal interviews. ICOFP
emphasises on having effective communication skills and knowledge.