Welcome to NISM

The National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) is a public trust established in 2006 by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator of the securities markets in India. The institute carries out a wide range of capacity building activities at various levels aimed at enhancing the quality standards in securities markets.

The institute’s six schools of excellence work in synergy towards creating professionalized securities markets.

NISM sprawling 72-acre campus with a serene environment and state-of-the-art infrastructure at Patalganga (near Mumbai-Pune Expressway) was inaugurated by Shri Narendra Modi, incumbent Prime Minister of India, on 24 December 2016. This picturesque campus offers full-time residential academic programmes for postgraduate students, short-term training programmes and faculty development programmes for market participants.

NISM has embarked on a fast track expansion of its activities, both domestically and internationally, which will position the institute as a leading global player in knowledge dissemination and skills enhancement in the financial markets domain.

The Six Schools of Excellence:

The campus boasts of state-of-the-art design, finance library, IT infrastructure, well-equipped classrooms, seminar hall, conference hall, etc. It also has an amphitheater, ultra-modern auditorium and multipurpose hall, recreation facilities for various activities. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled.

The School for Securities Education (SSE) provides full-time and weekend academic programmes in securities markets as a part of NISM’s objective of professionalizing the securities domain. These include Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (Securities Markets), Post-Graduate Certificate in Securities Markets (PGCSM), LL.M. in Investment and Securities Law and Post-Graduate Certificate in Management (Data Science in Financial Markets).

The School for Certification of Intermediaries (SCI) develops and conducts certification examinations for market professionals, aspiring students, and investors. These include exams for Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) & Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). The school also offers Customized Joint Certification Programs in Securities Markets for under graduate & post-graduate students.

The School for Regulatory Studies and Supervision (SRSS) is engaged in developing excellence in regulatory practices among regulators and market participants through training, workshops, etc. It conducts capacity-building and advanced training programs focusing on policy creation and implementation for securities market regulators. SRSS also delivers customized training programs to suit specific requirements.

The School for Investor Education & Financial Literacy (SIEFL) is engaged in propagating the importance of financial literacy among school students through its POCKET MONEY program. It also focuses on Securities Market & Mutual Fund awareness through its trainings and workshops.

The School for Corporate Governance (SCG) conducts various programmes aimed at refining Corporate Governance through effective implementation and quality processes.

The School for Securities Information and Research (SSIR) focusses on building an environment conducive to premium-quality research that contributes to the form and structure of financial markets, helps product innovations, evaluates and enhances risk management methods and policy research aimed at making the markets safe for investors. The school conducts capital market conferences, symposiums, and workshops on R, Python, etc.