Increasingly large, complex, dynamic and challenging scenario of capital markets demand a wide repertoire of knowledge and skill-sets from the market professionals to meet enhanced expectations of various stakeholders. This demand is spurred by the growing economy and expanding markets.

National Institute of Securities Markets offers a bouquet of uniquely positioned academic programmes that prepare new age market professionals with a well-rounded and holistic understanding of the markets and equips existing professionals with expertise in various functional domains like treasury, compliance, etc.

The institute with its team of dedicated academicians and industry experts impart knowledge based on in-depth research and constant interaction with the policymakers in the industry at the highest level. The institute has perfected the design and delivery of globally bench-marked curriculum, as evident from the sterling on-the-job performance of the alumni.

The institute offers the following academic programmes:

  • PGDM (SM)
    The AICTE approved PGDM (SM) is an ideal platform for those with a passion for securities markets, aspiring for in-depth knowledge and a long-term career in this domain.
    Duration 2 year, Full-time programme
    Eligibility 1. Passed Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years’ duration and obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category)

    2. Applicants in the last year of their bachelor’s degree program and awaiting their final results can also apply.

    3. The candidates are required to qualify in any one of the six all India Common Admission Tests. CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, GMAT or MH-CET (Management).

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  • LL.M
    The LL.M. program in investment and securities Laws is an advanced program of legal study that is customized to the needs of the individual student and working legal professionals.
    Duration 1-year, full time program.
    Eligibility Norms An LL.B. Degree or an equivalent examination with a minimum of Fifty percent (50%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General/OBC/PWD/NRI/PIO/OCI categories and Forty-Five percent (45%) of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST categories. Candidates appearing/awaiting results of the qualifying examination can also apply .
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  • PGP (PM/IA/RA)
    Post Graduate Program (Portfolio Management / Investment Advisory / Research Analysis designed for Individuals with a passion for securities markets and keenness to acquire in-depth understanding of securities markets with a special focus on one of the specialization areas viz., Portfolio Management, Investment Advisory, or Research Analysis.
    Duration 15 months, Weekend programme (Saturdays – 6 pm to 9:15 pm & Sunday – 10 am to 5 pm)
    Eligibility Graduates from any discipline from a recognized University under 10+2+3 stream.
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  • PGCM (DSFM)
    Admission Open for 2021 Batch.

    Data Science has emerged as a new functional requirement in modern age decision making. The Post Graduate Certificate in Management (Data Science in Financial Markets) is a unique programme that provides expertise on various data processing techniques and tools and their application in financial markets.

    Duration 14 months, Weekend programme (Saturdays – 6 pm to 9:15 pm & Sunday – 10 am to 5 pm)
    Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years’ duration with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category)
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  • PGCSM
    ICICI Bank has partnered with National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) to launch Post Graduate Certificate in Securities Markets (PGCSM). The programme aims to create professionals such as Treasury dealers, Fund Managers, Analysts, Institutional Sales Professionals, and Investment Advisors in the securities markets. This partnership is part of ICICI Group’s strategy to capacitise for growth.
    Duration Term 1/2/3 (9 months) – Classroom training (at NISM)

    Term 4 (3 months) – Internship at ICICI Group

    Eligibility Graduate in any discipline (minimum 55% in graduation).

    12th and 10th – (minimum of 60%) [Additional – Should have studied mathematics at the intermediate level].

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  • SUMMER SCHOOL
    The Summer School is designed to impart concepts, skills and the ability to apply them to various situations in the securities markets.
    Duration Intensive 4-weeks programme
    Eligibility Graduation and post graduation
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  • JOINT PROGRAMME
    NISM has been conducting joint certification programs with the educational institutions for creating awareness about various facets of Indian Securities Markets
    Duration 3 months weekend programme
    Eligibility Graduation and post graduation
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