• The ICFAI University,  Sikkim

Diploma in Financial Markets

Diploma in Financial Markets

Diploma in Financial Markets Program is launched by the University with a view to meet the emerging demand of the expertise required in day to day handling of brokerage operations or become entrepreneurs to start their own trading and brokerage operations.

The program equips the students to be usefully employed with banks, finance industry and stockbrokers.

1 year

Pass in 10+2 with minimum 40% marks in aggregate.

Program Structure
The program structure is as given below which involves considerable amount of on-the-job-training and towards qualifying in NISM Series and NSE NCFM tests, to become eligible for suitable employment or start own small scale operations.

Practical training includes...

  • Online mock tests of NISM Series
  • Online mock test of NSE NCFM derivative market modules
  • Technical Analysis on Real-Time Software-Meta stock, Meta-Trader, Spider, FALCON, etc.
Practical Training consists of:
  • Two months full time training on trading terminals,
  • Three month on the job training with Broking firms, and
  • One month for preparation of Training Report and the examinations.

Basics of Financial Marketing Equity Markets
Introduction to the world of Financial Market Primary and secondary markets
Operation of financial markets Trading, Clearing and Settlement
Major market participants Trading, Clearing and Settlement
Major regulators and their duties and responsibilities Intermediaries involved in Trading, Clearing & Settlement Process
Major exchanges and indices Legal Frame work of financial markets
Introduction trading software’s (ODIN, NEAT, BOLT, NOW, Fundamental Valuation concepts
Equity Market Derivatives Commodity and Currency Market
Introduction to Derivatives Introductions to Commodity Market
Understanding of future, forward, option and SWAP International commodity Vs Domestic Commodity
Future contracts, Mechanism & pricing of forward contracts Currency Derivative and its History
Options, it’s concept, usages and different strategies used Forward, Future and Options of currency derivative
Trading, Clearing and Settlement, Risk Mgmt. in Derivatives Trading, clearing, settlement & Risk Management of currency Future
Regulatory Frame Work Different Strategy Use for Currency Derivative Trading
Accounting of Derivatives
Technical Analysis Stock Broking Management
Basic understanding of Technical Analysis Introduction to Risk Mgmt.
Fundamental Vs Technical Analysis Margin mechanism
Candle Charts and Pattern study (Theory + Practical) Understanding of VAR & SPAN margin mechanism
Major Indicators use for taking decision in buying and selling of stocks Live surveillance training
Different Tools use for trading strategy Risk management
DOW theory and ELLIOT wave theory Basic understanding of Banking , DP, DEMAT, KYC
Compliance Management.
The program structure is subject to periodic review.

After two months of studies, students are going to put on practical training on terminals.