The School of Financial Engineering (SoFE), created in collaboration with Indian Institute of Quantitative Finance, is a Centre of Excellence in education in the field of Financial Engineering in India. It brings together global industry experts in financial engineering and highly acclaimed academicians from the fields of mathematics, statistics, computer science, finance and economics. SoFE provides state-of-the-art facilities to create an eco-system that will nurture talent and build world class professionals.
Financial Engineering is a rapidly growing field in India with state of the art practices moving to India from the Global financial centers of New York, London and Zurich as the worldwide knowledge industry becomes more integrated. The Indian financial markets have seen a rapid growth over the last decade, creating a need for professionals with specialized skills in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Programming and Finance all woven together. There is a dearth of skilled professionals who have such multi-disciplinary skill-sets. Traditional courses like MBA or CA in India do not teach such skill sets. Industry has been facing a shortage of quality professionals with strong skills in such advanced techniques and SoFE aims to fill this gap by producing industry ready Financial Engineering professionals.