Research, Development & Consultancy

Research is one of the important wings of BIBM. In response to new challenges in banking and finance, the Institute undertakes a number of research projects in order to develop a body of banking knowledge, aid banking policy formulation, improve the overall effectiveness of banking activities and to play a proactive role of ‘think-tank’ of the banking system. After completing research projects, this wing organizes the Seminar for each research project separately to disseminate the findings of the research among stake holders. Finally, each research report is being published as Research Monographs through incorporating suggestions extended by discussants in the seminar. E-copies of the Research Monographs are available for academic use in BIBM website. Research Wing also organizes a number of Roundtable Discussions on emerging issue, where research based concept papers are being presented by the researchers before proficient participants on this respective area. Updated copy of the presented paper presented in the roundtable discussions are being published as Roundtable Discussions Series. BIBM finalizes title of Research Projects and Roundtable Discussion with consultation with its two highest policy-making bodies namely Executive Committee and Governing Board. A Research Almanac for presenting findings of all research projects in a single sitting is also arranged. Apart from these, Faculty Symposium is organized once in year. Two prestigious memorial lecture programs titled ‘Nurul Matin Memorial Lecture on Ethics in Banking’ and ‘A K N Ahmed Memorial Lecture on Central Banking’ in the name of two late revered bankers of Bangladesh are also annual events arranged by this department. Publications of ‘Bank Parikrama - A Journal of Banking and Finance, BIBM Bulletin, Independent Review of Non-Banking Financial Sector of Bangladesh are regular activities of BIBM. 


A number of faculty development programs particularly on contemporary ideas of research and techniques are arranged by the Research Wing. This wing inspires faculty members to participate in the course on ‘Research Methodology’ organized outside BIBM and publish articles in refereed journal.      

On the request of different banks, financial institutions and different organizations, BIBM regularly arranges Recruitment Tests. Furthermore, faculty members of BIBM are associated with a number of consultancy services relating to the financial sector. BIBM has got an offer for a consultancy services to the Central Bank of Afghanistan (DAB) to set up a training institute over there. The project was financed by the World Bank. BIBM has also got offers from various banks, financial institutions and organizations to undertake research based consultancy works. For example, Training Impact Evaluation of Agrani Bank Limited, Training Modules Development for AB Bank Limited, Conducting Salary and Benefits Survey for Industrial Promotion and Development Company (IPDC), Impact Assessment of the Credit Wholesaling Program of Small and Medium Enterprise Foundation (SMEF), etc.



Members of the Institute

  • Bangladesh Bank
  • Sonali Bank Limited
  • Janata Bank Limited
  • Agrani Bank Limited
  • Rupali Bank Limited
  • Pubali Bank Limited
  • Uttara Bank Limited
  • Bangladesh Krishi Bank
  • Bangladesh Development Bank Limited
  • AB Bank Limited
  • National Bank Limited
  • Eastern Bank Limited
  • United Commercial Bank Limited
  • Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited
  • IFIC Bank Limited
  • Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited
  • Mercantile Bank Limited
  • ONE Bank Limited
  • Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited
  • National Credit and Commerce Bank Limited
  • Trust Bank Limited
  • Southeast Bank Limited
  • Social Islami Bank Limited
  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • Standard Bank Limited
  • Export Import Bank of Bangladesh Limited
  • Mutual Trust Bank Limited
  • BASIC Bank Limited
  • Jamuna Bank Limited
  • Bank Asia Limited
  • First Security Islami Bank Limited
  • The City Bank Limited
  • Prime Bank Limited
  • Dhaka Bank Limited
  • Investment Corporation of Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited
  • BRAC Bank Limited
  • The Premier Bank Limited
  • Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited
  • State Bank of India
  • Habib Bank Limited
  • Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
  • Bank Alfalah Limited
  • Citibank, N.A.
  • National Bank of Pakistan
  • South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce  Bank Limited
  • Meghna Bank Limited
  • Woori Bank
  • NRB Commercial Bank Limited
  • Union Bank Limited
  • The Farmers Bank Limited
  • NRB Bank Limited
  • Shimanto Bank Limited
  • Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation
  • NRB Global Bank Limited
  • Non Member NBFI