Inauguration of NISM’s new office cum Test Centre at Overseas Towers, Chennai

In a move to expand its operations across the country and cater to stakeholders in southern region, it has opened an Office and Test Center at Chennai. The Chennai Office cum Test Center situated at Overseas Towers, 756-L, 9th Floor, Mount Road, Anna Salai, Chennai – 600 002, was inaugurated by Shri. Sandip Ghose, Director, NISM in the presence of representatives of Capital Market Intermediaries, SEBI officials and dignitaries from Banking and Financial Services Industry. Shri. G.P. Garg, Registrar, NISM was also present at the occasion.

While addressing the gathering at inauguration of NISM Chennai Office and Test Center, Mr. Ghose mentioned the importance of financial education across country and was of the strong view that this center would meet the needs of southern region. At Chennai Office and Test Center, NISM has plans to conduct mandatory certification examinations for functioning in the areas of Currency Derivatives, Basic & Advanced module for Mutual Fund Distributors / Employees, Equity Derivatives & Interest Rate Derivative Segment, Securities Operations and Risk Management, Depository Operations and many alike. Non-mandatory certification examination include module on Certified Personnel Financial Advisor Examination. It will also conduct Continuing Professional Education Programmes (CPE) besides certification examinations mandated by SEBI. This will provide skill enhancement to existing professionals working in the Securities Markets and also provide an opportunity to the students seeking a career in the Financial Services Industry in general and Securities Markets in particular. He further added that the NISM, would also like to provide niche short duration and part-time courses that are currently not available for the professionals working in the southern region.