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The International Financial Management Conference (IFMC) 2023, annual finance conference of the Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna, invites papers from academicians, professionals, policy makers having common interest in financial markets, financial management, banking and financial regulation, digitalization, analytics, accounting etc. The one day conference hosted by Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna aims to provide an excellent platform for discussing emerging issues and future challenges in the area of finance.

IFMC 2023 Brochure


Although the submissions can be made in any area of finance and accounting, IFMC 2023 encourages papers on following topics in finance:

  1. Agricultural Finance
  2. Tourism Finance
  3. SME Financing and Challenges
  4. Microfinance
  5. Corporate finance
  6. Financial Management
  7. Asset pricing models
  8. Securities pricing behaviour
  9. Fundamental Indexation
  10. Portfolio Management
  11. Interaction of psychology and investments
  12. Fin Tech prospects and challenges
  13. Alternative financing
  14. Project financing
  15. Risk management
  16. Haircuts, bankruptcy and turnaround
  17. Debt restructuring
  18. Exchange rate management
  19. Digital currency
  20. Sustainable financing
  21. International finance
  22. Public finance



Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna was inaugurated in 2008 by His Excellency the then Vice-President of India, Md. Hamid Ansari, as the dream-project of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Nitish Kumar to resurrect the ancient educational glory of Bihar. It is an autonomous institute of excellence in management education, consultancy and research set up by the Government of Bihar on the lines of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). CIMP offers full time AICTE Approved, NBA accredited and AIU recognized Post- Graduate Diploma in Management Programme; full time AICTE approved Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) and Executive Programme in Management (EXPM) for the officials of Government of Bihar and executives/managers from various industries/corporate. Apart from this, CIMP also provides short-term Training Programme, Research and Consulting services for various departments, agencies and bodies of the government and the corporate.

CIMP is among the Top-125 B-schools in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2022. CIMP stands in top 100 in Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF).



Prof. (Dr.) Rana Singh, Director, CIMP


Prof. (Dr.) Santosh Kumar, CIMP


Prof. (Dr.) Ranjit Tiwari, CIMP


  • Prof. (Dr.) Sayan Banerjee
  • Prof. (Dr.) Sriranga Vishnu, CIMP
  • Prof. (Dr.) Ankit Sharma, CIMP

Secretary General:

Prof. (Dr.) Rajeev Ranjan, CIMP


Dr Sankarshan Basu is Dean of Amrut Mody School of Management. Dr. Basu, who was working as a professor of Finance and Accounting at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore for the past two decades, completed his Honours (Statistics) from Presidency College, Calcutta; MSc (Statistics) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and PhD (Statistics) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, the UK.

He has been the Director-PRMIA on the board of Federal Bank from 2020, and a founder-member and Secretary of the Indian Finance Association (IFA). He has been the Chairperson of the Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (between April 2017 – March 2019), the Chairperson of Career Development Services (between April 2012 – March 2015) and Chairperson of Alumni Relations (between January 2007 – September 2011) at IIMB.

His primary research and teaching interests are in financial markets and quantitative finance, particularly derivatives and fixed income securities, insurance and pension issues. Prior to joining IIMB, Dr. Basu has also worked with ICICI Ltd. (now ICICI Bank Ltd.), and has been a teaching faculty at London School of Economics and Political Science and Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K. Dr. Basu has also been a visiting Professor at University of Twente, Netherlands, Gothenburg University, Sweden, ESCP, Paris, CFVG, Ho Chi Min City and Hanoi, Vietnam and Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok.

Dr. Basu is active in teaching, consulting (both in India and abroad) as well as in research. He has also served in various roles within the Asia Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA) including President for the year 2014 – 2015. He has also served as a Member of the Governing Council, Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF).


  • All papers submitted for oral presentation at IFMC must contain original work that has not been previously presented or scheduled for presentation or accepted and if under review, must not appear in print before the conference.
  • Font: Times New Roman, Size – 12, double spaced, 1 – inch (2.5 cm) margin all around.
  • Figures, graphs, tables, references, and appendices should follow APA style.
  • To facilitate the blind review process, remove all author identity including acknowledgments.
  • Extended abstract of the paper should not be more than 500 words.
  • The extended abstract should cover the following aspects;
    • Purpose
    • Methodology adopted
    • Empirical or theoretical results
    • Implications for theory and practice
    • Keywords

Please note that incomplete submission will not be sent out for the review process.


There will be only one best paper award “IFMC 2023 Best Paper Accolade” out of full papers presented in the conference and will be bestowed with certificate. Best paper selection will be done by the expert panel. Authors need to submit a full paper to be eligible for Best paper award.


Registration is mandatory on confirmation of abstract. Only registered participants will be allowed to take part in the conference. Presenters can participate in the conference in online or offline mode. Paper presenters (authors and co-authors) have to register individually after the acceptance of the abstract with payment of the registration fees as applicable. There will be no change in paper as well as the name(s) of authors/ co-authors once a paper is accepted. Submission of the full paper is mandatory for consideration for the best paper award. We do not have any provisions for the payment of transport allowance or reimbursement of travel expenses.


  • Foreign Delegates: USD 150
  • From SAARC Countries : USD 100
  • Indian Delegates: INR 1000

Registration Fee(Non-Refundable) may be paid online at the time of Registration at the conference portal.


The organizing committee welcomes submission in all areas of finance domain. The authors can submit extended abstract for the IFMC 2023. However, authors who are targeting best paper award and publication opportunity need to submit a full paper.

Extended abstract/ full paper submission deadline : 30th November, 2022

Notification of acceptance : 15th November, 2022

Registration Deadline : 10th January, 2023


Outstation paper presenters will be provided boarding and lodging facility in the campus.


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