The Postgraduate Diploma in Quantitative Finance (PGDQF) is designed principally for graduates who are working professionals in banks and other financial institutions requiring knowledge of statistical and quantitative approaches to risk and derivatives. Graduates with strong previous quantitative training and graduates with lower levels of previous training can both benefit from the programme by choosing this course. The architecture of the course is constructed from basic to advance and then progressing to advance applications for implementation in the real world.


     Trimester I

Trimester II

Trimester III

Trimester IV



Advance Application


QF101:Introduction     to Mathematics for Finance

QF201: Stochastic       Calculus and Optimization for Finance

QF301: Financial Time Series Modelling

QF401: Algorithmic Trading and Quantitative Strategies

QF102: Statistics and Data Analysis for Finance

QF202: Introduction to Econometrics

QF302: Introduction to Financial Engineering

QF402: Machine learning techniques in Finance

QF103: Financial Computing Using R and Excel-VBA

QF203: Introduction to Derivatives

QF303: Portfolio Optimization

QF403: Game Theory for Financial Engineering

QF104: Introduction to Financial Economics

QF204: Fixed Income Securities

QF304: Financial Risk Management

QF404: Industry   Internship and Project















Foundation Courses

Introduction to Economics

Introduction to Programming

Introduction to Securities Law & SEBI Regulations

Introduction to Accounting

Introduction to Financial Markets

R/Python Workshop

Introduction to Securities Markets

Trading & Simulation Labs

NISM Certifications*

(Each core course is of 30 hrs duration & foundation course is of 15 hrs which is non-credited.)

NISM Certification*

NISM- Series-I: Currency Derivatives

NISM- Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives

NISM- Series-IV: Interest Rate Derivatives

NISM- Series-VII: Securities Operations and Risk Management (SORM)

(NISM reserves the right to add, modify, merge or delete any of the above mentioned courses for the overall benefit of the programme and to keep it contemporary)


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