An exclusive program for exceptional talent.

Jigyasa is more than a management training program. It’s an experience. We handpick the best and the brightest on campus, develop their skills through on-the-job training, real-world business challenges, and exceptional mentorship. We also hone their leadership and communication skills, build their domain expertise, and give them continuous feedback and guidance that sets them up for key leadership roles and faster growth.

Grow. Learn. Lead.

This program seeks out the best and the brightest from B-schools, inducts them into our way of life and gives them opportunities to learn, develop and grow into leadership roles.

Grow. Learn. Lead.

This program seeks out the best and the brightest from B-schools, inducts them into our way of life and gives them opportunities to learn, develop and grow into leadership roles.

  • Holistic learning opportunities and feedback.

  • Challenging assignments.

  • Cross-functional experience.

  • Interaction with senior leaders and top management.

  • Fast-track career growth.

Fast-track your career.

Power through the leadership ranks and get to the top faster through our exclusive management program.

The Jigyasa experience

Our handpicked campus recruits are now our homegrown stars. Here’s how Jigyasa put them on the fast track to success.

“Jigyasa is one of the best induction programs – it helped me assimilate into the company culture and values. Though insurance is a complex subject, I was able to drive key projects with the guidance and support of my mentors.”

Prakhar Khandelwal
Manager - Service Recovery
Service Recovery

“HDFC Life offers a great culture that fosters learning and growth. The focus on people, whether customers or employees, integrity, and innovation is the organization’s greatest asset.”

Vishnu Bhaskaran
Senior Manager – Persistency

“My experience has been very enriching. The culture here empowers you to innovate, perform and grow. Every employee embodies the company values and works towards achieving the vision of becoming the most successful and admired life insurance company.”

Shruti Srinivasan
Manager - Digital Marketing
Ecommerce and Digital Marketing

Got questions?
Get the right answers.

  • 01
    What is the Jigyasa Management Training program?

    It is a 12-month management training program from HDFC Life. We handpick the best and the brightest from B-schools around the country to come grow with us. We mould these high- potential campus recruits to our vision, values and culture and create a talent pool of homegrown mid-level managers poised to take up bigger leadership roles. In this program, you will learn about the BFSI Industry, fundamentals of finance and financial markets, Life Insurance and its core functions, distribution management and how to develop effective sales capabilities.

  • 02
    Why is it unique?

    It is an industry-leading program that leads promising B-school grads on to a faster career growth path. Through Jigyasa, we ensure our Management Trainees evolve into well-rounded professionals through the right mix of classroom and on-the-job training, Senior Management interactions, continuous feedback, guidance, and mentorship. It gives you an overview of the corporate world and how it functions including several opportunities to apply all you have learned in B-school to real-world business challenges. All you need to bring to this program is an open mind, curiosity and a willingness to learn, grow and excel.

  • 03
    Is it an accredited program?

    It is not an academic program but a B-school campus recruitment program that serves as a launch pad for your career in insurance.

  • 04
    What is the duration of the program?

    It is a 12-month program structured as follows:



    Interaction with senior leaders


    Over 100 hours of classroom training


    Overview of different departments


    Branch tour

    Cross-functional exposure


    Exposure to different functions


    Mentorship by senior professionals

    Role assignments & On-the-job training


    Build domain expertise and functional knowledge


    Challenging assignments

    Performance Evaluation


    Periodic reviews and feedback


    Challenging assignments

  • 05
    Who is eligible for this program?

    The minimum requirement is an post graduate degree. Students in their final year of college who are yet to obtain their degree may not apply. At the time of enrolling, you will be expected to produce your official transcripts and degree certificate.

  • 06
    What is the selection process?

    Our team of senior professionals visit various B-schools across the country to handpick the best and brightest students. There are three stages to the selection process:

    Step 1:You will be shortlisted by HDFC Life based on your qualifications, interest and potential. Communication and presentation skills count a lot.

    Step 2: An online cognitive ability and online communication assessment will be administered This test will be virtually proctored through video-taping. If you clear this stage, then you will advance to step 3.

    Step 3: Interview at HDFC Life to get to know you better as well as determine if you’re the right fit.

    This will conclude in your being selected or rejected.

    If you wish to know more, please contact your college Admisssion Office or register here.


  • 07
    Will I have to complete a project as part of the program?

    No, you do not have to submit an academic dissertation. However, there are challenging classroom assignments and continuous assessments. Our inductees receive on-the-job training and several opportunities to explore real-world business challenges.

  • 08
    Where will on-the-job training be conducted? Will I be charged for it?

    OJT will be conducted at an HDFC Life branch or partner office closest to you. The location will be assigned to you after you join the program.

  • 09
    Who issues my employment letter?

    When joining us, HDFC Life will provide you a provisional offer letter that stands confirmed after you complete 12 months. The offer letter clearly mentions the terms and conditions of employment, including applicable statutory and tax deductions.

    HDFC Life does not appoint any Agent/Agency/Individuals to make/issue offers of employment/benefits on its behalf.
    HDFC Life does not send any e-mail communication relating to employment from free web-based email accounts such as Gmail, Mail, Hotmail etc
    Any job offer from HDFC Life will be sent through e-mail with or domain only.
  • 10
    Do I have to sign a service bond?


  • 11
    Why is HDFC Life the right place for me?

    We are one of the top private Life Insurers in India in terms of market value. We are performance driven and have an open culture that puts people first. Our values have ensured we consistently rank among the country’s best employers (according to several well-recognized employer surveys). If you’re looking for a collaborative workplace that values ideas, excellence and an open culture, then HDFC Life is the right fit for you.