Mumbai: The fast pace of growth in the banking sector is proving to be a major draw for young graduates, especially from the engineering background, according to a recent study.
A large number of banking career aspirants hold a B.Tech or Degree in an engineering stream, says a BankersChoice online survey by TalentSprint. Science graduates come next, it added.
"About 78 percent of respondents see banking as a dream job, more than half of them are engineers," it said.
It further said that 80 percent of the women respondents think banking is a dream job, compared to 77 percent men.
The survey was conducted online last month involving 1,252 respondents in the age group of between 20-30 years in metro and non-metro cities.
More and more young people are now becoming aware of the competition and want to prepare for a career in banking in a formal way, the study said.
Nearly three out of four respondents expressed that they need professional training to get a banking job.
However, one out of every four respondents believed there were no good training facility available in their neighbourhood.
On effectiveness of online training, 54 percent believe that it is effective than classroom sessions, while only 10 percent believe that the latter more effective.
First Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 21:31