Post graduate Certification Program in Financial Markets (PGCPFM) IMI, Kolkata

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Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Markets (PGCFM) is a joint initiative by International Management Institute, Kolkata and NSE Academy Ltd. This is an 11 months executive weekend program, highly specialized in Financial Markets which aims to bridge the skill gap of the new generation workforce.

Curriculum of the Program:

Trimester I

FM 101 Capital Market Operations
FM 102 Corporate Finance
FM 103 Economics and Banking for Financial Markets
FM 104 Financial Markets System and Intermediaries
FM 105 Introduction to Accounting and GST
FM 106 Quantitative Techniques in Financial Markets
FM 107 Spreadsheet Analysis

Trimester II

FM 201 Commodity Markets
FM 202 Equity Derivatives Market and Strategies
FM 203 Fixed Income Securities 
FM 204 Foreign Exchange and Currency Markets
FM 205 Mutual Funds
FM 206 Financial Valuations, Equity Research and Financial Modeling
FM 207 Corporate Readiness

Trimester III

FM 301 Technical Analysis
FM 302 Portfolio Management
FM 303 Alternative Assets
FM 304 Digital Marketing of Financial Markets
FM 305 Sales and Marketing of Financial Services
FM 306 Financial Planning and Wealth Management
FM 307 Regulatory Framework in Financial Market
FM 308 Capstone Project


Regulatory certificates as part of the PCPFM:

PGCPFM curriculum includes 8 regulatory certifications in Financial Markets. They are:

S.No NISM Series Name of the certification
1 VII-A  Securities Operations and Risk Management
2 V-A Mutual Fund Distributors
3 VIII-A Equity Derivatives
4 I-A Currency Derivatives
5 III-A  Securities Intermediaries Compliance
6 X-A  Investment Adviser (Level 1)
7  XV  Research Analyst
8 XVI Commodity Derivatives

NCFM Certification:
The following NCFM certifications also included as part of the curriculum.
• Commercial Banking
• Technical Analysis Module
• FIMMDA-NSE Debt Market (Basic) Module

Course Fees:
Application fees: Rs.500/-
Course fees: Rs. 1, 50,000 + 18% GST.
The course fees is inclusive of tuition fees, examination fees (one time) and applicable taxes.
The payment options are given below:

Particulars  Fees
Total course fees (Single payment) Rs.150,000 + Applicable taxes
Instalment Option Option I (2 instalments) Rs. 80,000* 2 + Applicable taxes
Option II (3 instalments) Rs. 57,000* 3 + Applicable taxes

All the payment should be paid to IMI, Kolkata in the form of DD/NEFT.

Eligibility Criteria for admission

Candidate who is a graduate from a recognized Indian university with work experience is eligible to apply. There is no upper age limit for the program. The work experience can be in any field either on full time, part time, as an intern or entrepreneur.

Selection procedure

The admission to executive weekend batch of PGCFM is based on the evaluation of academic qualification and work profile of the candidate followed by an interview. Candidates are required to satisfy themselves about the eligibility and suitability for the program keeping in mind their career goals.

Documents required for admission

The candidates are required to submit a copy of following documents and bring originals at the time of admission for verification.

• 10th, 12th, and completed Graduation Mark sheet
• Date of Birth Proof
• Resume Copy
• Proof of Work Experience

Potential Career opportunities of PGCFM Participants

The demand for the financial market professionals remains strong in banking, investment and advisory in capital, currency, commodity, etc. The candidates of PGCPFM with regulatory certifications in financial markets, are likely to be employed by Banking Institutions, Assets Management Companies, Consulting Firms, Private Equity, Venture Capitalist, Regulators, Credit Rating Agencies, Hedge Funds, Technology, Insurance, NBFCs, and Financial Services Institutions etc.

A qualified person can be offered various designations like associates, analyst, relationship manager, analyst-equity, analyst-technical, portfolio manager, risk manager, content developer, faculty, financial journalist, operations manager etc. Many participants are able to launch their own ventures as well.

Advantages for a Candidate:

  • Joint Certification from IMI Kolkata and NSE Academy Limited
  • Industry benchmarked curriculum with additional regulatory certifications
  • Enhanced skill set for working professionals in financial sector
  • Multiple career options in financial markets
  • Market skill development – simulated / live market
  • Experimental learning, industry experts as trainers
  • Learn about various financial products and analysis techniques
  • 8 Regulatory certifications & 3 NCFM Certifications
Updated on: 12/03/2021
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