Derivative Market

Exam Plan & Certification


Derivatives Market (Dealers) Module

Derivatives are known to be among the most powerful financial instruments. The Indian equity derivatives market has seen tremendous growth since the year 2000 when equity derivatives were introduced in India. This module provides insights into different types of equity derivatives, their trading, clearing and settlement and the regulatory framework


Why should one take this course? To understand the use of derivative products in speculating, hedging and arbitraging
To learn the trading, clearing, settlement and risk management in equity derivatives
To learn the basics of the derivatives market
To learn the regulatory, accounting and taxation issues relating to equity derivatives.
Who will benefit from this course? Students
Stock Brokers and Sub-Brokers dealing in derivatives
Custodians and Employees of Mutual funds
Individual investors as well as High Networth Individuals (HNIs)
Portfolio Managers
Financial Institutions
Anybody having interest in the Stock market operations
Test details  Duration: 120 minutes
No. of questions: 60
Maximum marks: 100, Passing marks: 60 (60%); There is negative marking for incorrect answers.
Certificate validity For successful candidates, certificates are valid for 3 years from the test date.
Course Contents Introduction to derivatives
Market Index
Introduction & Application of futures and options
Clearing and settlement
Regulatory framework
Training Duration & Timing  2 sessions of 5 hours training on consecutive Saturdays (1 pm to 6 pm) and 5 sessions of 2 hours (practice tests at participants convenience Monday to Friday - 11 am to 4 pm).