NISM Series VIII Equity Derivatives

Aligned to NISM curriculum for NISM Series VIII Certification Exam.
Aligned to NISM curriculum for NISM Series VIII Certification Exam. This Online Training Course on NISM Series is delivered by a Finance experts. NISM Series VIII Objectives: The examination aims to enable a better understanding of various derivatives products available in equity derivatives markets and more.
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Mr. Lakshminarayanan R
A CA, CFP, CWM and ACCA CertIFR with strong finance background. more>>
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Course Overview

Aligned to NISM curriculum for NISM Series VIII Certification Exam.

This Online Training Course on NISM Series VIII Equity Derivatives is delivered by ApnaCourse team of Finance experts

NISM Series VIII Examination Objectives

The examination aims to enable a better understanding of various derivatives products available in equity derivatives markets, regulations and risks associated with the products and the exchange mechanisms of clearing and settlement. The examination also covers knowledge competencies related to the understanding of the financial structure in India and the importance of the different rules and regulations governing the Indian securities market, especially those related to the equity derivatives segment.
On successful completion of the examination the candidate should:
  • Know the basics of the Indian equity derivatives market.
  • Understand the various trading strategies that can be built using futures and options on both stocks and stock indices.
  • Understand the clearing, settlement and risk management as well as the operational mechanism related to equity derivatives markets.
  • Know the regulatory environment in which the equity derivatives markets operate in India.
The examination consists of 100 questions of 1 mark each and should be completed in 2 hours. The passing score for the examination is 60%. There shall be negative marking of 25% of the marks assigned to a question. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for NISM Series VIII

The examination seeks to create a common minimum knowledge benchmark for associated persons functioning as approved users and sales personnel of the trading member of an equity derivatives exchange or equity derivative segment of a recognized stock exchange.

The candidate should have passed Higher Secondary exam or Diploma. Should also have a valid PAN card.

Ratings & Reviews
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It was good.

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This course is very understandable.

Course is excellent , easy to understand the difficult subject


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NISM Series VIII course.. I like the way you describing this course.. short length and point to point description.. just one suggestion which i would like to tell you please bring your courses in hindi language also so people can easily relate with the courses...

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Course Expert
Mr. Lakshminarayanan R
Mr. Lakshminarayanan R
A Chartered Accountant, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a Chartered Wealth Manager (CWM) and ACCA CertIFR (Certificate in Financial Reporting), with 7+ years of domain experience in Financial Planning and Wealth Management.

He is the director at Fourth Dimension Wealth Management Services (P) Ltd. and was the proprietor at Intelliplan Investment Advisors.

He is a Certified Professional on Derivatives by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He is also certified by National Institute of Securities Markets on Securities Operations and Risk Management, Equity Derivatives and many more. He is also a Guest Speaker at Christ University, Bangalore and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Pune Branch of Western Indian Regional Council on topics such as Prudent Financial Planning and Investment Avenues in the Indian Capital Market.
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