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NCFM Foundation modules


This is a basic level programme for those who wish to either begin a career in the financial markets in India or simply learn the fundamentals of capital markets. The course is structured to help understand the basic concepts relating to different avenues of investment, the primary and the secondary market, the derivatives market and financial statement analysis.

Why should one take this course?

  • To get a basic understanding of the products, players and functioning of financial markets, particularly the capital market.
  • To understand the terms and jargons used in the financial newspapers and periodicals.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Investors
  • Employees of BPOs/IT Companies
  • Employees of Brokers/Sub-Brokers
  • Housewives
  • Anybody having interest in the Indian securities market

Test details

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • No. of questions: 60
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 50 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module.
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.

Fees

Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

Download "Course Outline : Financial Market Beginner's Begineer's Module(.pdf)"

Mutual funds have become a much sought after investment product in recent years. This course demystifies the concept of mutual funds and helps create awareness and knowledge about the industry and its functioning.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the concept of mutual funds.
  • To know about the roles of different players viz., custodians, asset management companies, sponsor etc. in the mutual fund industry.
  • To learn about the tax and regulatory issues related to mutual funds.
  • To understand the fundamentals of net asset value (NAV) computation and various investment plans.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students
  • Investors
  • Financial planners
  • Analysts
  • Equity researchers
  • Anybody having interest in the Indian mutual fund industry

Test details

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • No. of questions: 60
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 50 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module.
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.

Fees

Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

Revision in syllabus of Mutual Funds: A Beginner's Module certification examination w.e.f. January 13, 2017.

Download "Course Outline : Mutual Funds: A Beginner's Module (.pdf)"

This module has been designed with a view to improve awareness about the 'Currency Derivatives' product, which has been made available for trading in the Indian securities market in 2009. The course content is structured to help a beginner understand what the product is, how it is traded and what uses it can be put to.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the fundamentals of the currency market.
  • To understand the currency futures as a risk management tool.
  • To learn about the trading platform of the currency derivatives segment of a stock exchange.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Bankers
  • Corporate Executives
  • Employees of Export/Import Houses
  • Analysts
  • Employees of Brokers and Sub-brokers
  • Anybody having interest in the Indian Securities Market

Test details

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • No. of questions: 60
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 50 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module.
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.

Fees

Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

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Course Outline : Currency Derivatives: A Beginner's Module (.pdf)

This module has been prepared with a view to equip candidates with basic but essential information and concepts regarding the equity derivatives markets.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the concept of derivative.
  • To learn the types of derivative products and their application.
  • To learn about the the trading of derivatives on the stock exchanges.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Employees of Brokers/Sub-brokers
  • Individual Investors
  • Employees of BPOs/IT companies
  • Anybody having interest in the derivatives market

Test details

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • No. of questions: 60
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 50 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module.
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.

Fees

Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

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Course Outline : Equity Derivatives: A Beginner's Module (.pdf)

Interest rate risk management is becoming increasingly important not just for the financial sector, but for the household sectors as well. Interest rate derivative products are the primary instruments available to manage such risks. Interest Rate Derivatives: A Beginner's Module aims at creating a better understanding of the concepts underlying the money market and giving insights into the motives of and operations related to the trading of interest rate derivatives."

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the concept of money market
  • To understand the interest rate derivatives as a risk management tool

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Employees of Banks, Insurance Companies"
  • Primary Dealers
  • Employees of Brokers/Sub-Brokers
  • Anybody having interest in the Indian money market

Test details

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • No. of questions: 60
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 50 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module.
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.

Fees

Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

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Course Outline : Interest Rate Derivatives: A Beginner's Module (.pdf)

This module aims at familiarizing the candidates with the fundamentals of banking and provides some basic insights into the policies and practices followed in the Indian banking system.

Why should one take this course?

  • To learn the fundamentals of banking.
  • To improve one's awareness of the policies and practices in the Indian banking sector.
  • To be familiar with banking services available in India.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students aspiring for banking as a career
  • Bankers
  • Employees of Call Centres / BPOs of Banks
  • Teachers of financial courses
  • Anybody having interest in the area of banking

Test details

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • No. of questions: 60
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 50 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module.
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.

Fees

Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

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Course Outline : Commercial Banking in India: A Beginner's Module (.pdf)

This module explains in simple terms the basic concepts of different types of debt instruments (G-secs, T-bills, CPs, Bonds and CDs) and provides useful insights into the Indian debt market, its various components, the trading mechanism of debt instruments in stock exchanges, bond valuation and so on.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the fundamental features of debt instruments.
  • To understand the trading of the debt instruments on the NSE-WDM Segment.
  • To know the regulatory and procedural aspects related to debt market.
  • To learn the concepts of bond valuation, yield curve, bootstrapping and duration.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Debt Market Dealers
  • Employees of BPO/IT Companies
  • Anybody having interest in the Fixed Income Market

Test details

  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • No. of questions: 60
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 60 (60%); There is negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.

Fees

Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

Please note that for this module, Open Office application will be provided at the test centres at the time of the test.

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Course Outline : FIMMDA-NSE Debt Market (Basic) Module (.pdf)

This module develops on the Financial Market Beginner's Module. It discusses the issues relating to different areas of securities market in greater depth and detail than the Financial Market Beginner's Module. In addition, the course helps understand the securities market structure and government securities market.

Why should one take this course?

  • To understand the various products, participants and the functions of the securities market.
  • To understand the market design of Primary Market & Secondary Market.
  • To understand the government securities market.

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students
  • Investors
  • Employees of Broker and Sub-brokers
  • Depository Particpants employees
  • Employees of Mutual Funds
  • Employees of Research Houses/Analysts/Researchers
  • Employees of BPOs/IT Companies
  • Anybody having interest in the Securities Market

Test details

  • Duartion: 120 minutes
  • No. of questions: 60
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 60 (60%). There is negative marking for incorrect answers."
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates certificates are valid for 5 years from the test date.

Fees

Module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

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Course Outline: Securities Market (Basic) Module (.pdf)

Clearing, Settlement and Risk Management are vital functions of a Clearing Corporation. This is a Foundation Level Programme for those who wish to learn operational guidelines/procedures of Clearing, Settlement, Collateral Management and Risk Management in NSE Clearing Limited (formerly known as National Securities Clearing Corporation Limited).

Why should one take this course?

  • To learn the procedures of Clearing, Settlement, Collateral Management and the Risk Management

Who will benefit from this course?

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Employees of Clearing Members
  • Anybody having interest in the Indian Securities Market

Test details

  • Duartion: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 75
  • Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 60 (60%). There is no negative marking in this module.
  • Certificate validity: For successful candidates certificates are valid for 3 years from the test date.

Fees

module Fees GST @ 18% Total Fees
1700 306 2006

 Total Fees : Rs.2006/- (Rupees Two Thousand and Six Only). inclusive of GST.

Download

Course Outline: Clearing Settlement and Risk Management Module (.pdf)

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