NIBAF - Islamabad   


National Institute of Banking and Finance is also referred as State Bank Training Institute (SBTI) NIBAF Islamabad .It is situated at Sector H –8 Pittras Bukahri Road near Zero Point. Government offices at Islamabad are situated at a distance of 6/7 kilometers from the institute. The sector H is famous for educational and vocational institutions and offices. The institute provides the residential facilities equivalent to four-star hotel. The Public transport is easily available while other facilities like telephone, postal services; hospitals are located quite close to institute.

  Facilities Available

All major training activities /courses and State Bank ’s Training Programmes are held at NIBAF. The institute has a modern complex constructed on a plot of land measuring 2.5 acres, having academic and hostel blocks.

The Academic block of the institute is well equipped with all latest state of all audio visual aids & a computer laboratory. The spacious training rooms, Auditorium, and Syndicate rooms are suitable for any type of training program /courses. The library of the institute contains a rich collection of books, banking journals and periodicals besides providing a client and congenial atmosphere for all the participants to get benefit of learning.

The Publication Wing housed in the Academic Block provides all sort of published material which includes course books, reading material, photocopies, arranging of training material, hand books of training and other publications of NIBAF to the trainees, participants, trainers, training managers and other senior officials from SBP and other institutions as well. It is also equipped with modern, electronic equipment for scanning, typing, word processing of documents, Internet exploring etc.

The hostel block of NIBAF consists of 120 single occupancy rooms and 4 executives suits that are fully furnished having all facilities of four-star hotel providing homely environment. There is also a well-maintained cafeteria supported by a modern commercial kitchen, providing catering services to trainers & participants. Indoor games and other recreational facilities like TV, VCR is available in the lounge of the block. To promote healthy competition tournaments are held for each course participants. Sight seeing trips are also arranged to visit hill stations like Murree, Nathiagalli, Taxilla, Bhourbon, Kaghan, Naran, etc on weekends /holidays. Such activities are part of the recreational program arranged for participants to enjoy their leisure hours and to keep them healthy and fit after long training.

NIBAF is now regarded as an institution of excellence in the area of training of Banking & Finance in Pakistan. The top international institutions like IMF; Bank Negra Malaysia has appreciated NIBAF for its arrangements.

  Functional and Organizational Set Up

The functional and organizational set up of NIBAF has undergone a quantum change in order to utilize the existing facilities of NIBAF at optimum level. Director General NIBAF is the overall in charge of the Academic Side of the Institute .He is assisted by two Directors one is looking after Academic and the other Logistics side.

The institute now has it own in house capacity to organize the design, development and review of relevant training programmes for both domestic and foreign institutions in the field of banking and finance. The institute has conducted a number of training programmes, which are

  • State Bank Officers Training (SBOT) (For new inductees at OG II level)
  • Joint Directors Training Program
  • Research Officers Training Program
  • International Courses on Central and Commercial banking


  Institutional Arrangements

The Bank has made contractual arrangements with other partners’ institutions like Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP) and Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) for conduct training courses at NIBAF and Training Department Karachi. The arrangements are meant for external trainers to be engaged through these institutions as well as for training design and delivery of different modules on Pakistan economy, Foreign Exchange, Macro Finance, Commercial Banking etc


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