NSE Academy and Moody’s Analytics launches PG courses

  • Admission to full time program will start in June 2018
  • The first batch of executive weekend program has started in New Delhi on 27th Jan, 2018

 : NSE Academy, a wholly owned subsidiary of India’s leading stock exchange National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) and Moody’s Analytics launched a joint PG Certificate Programme (PGCP-IBR) Courses in Investment Banking and Research. The programme has globally benchmarked curriculum, with multiple career options in investment banking, research and other domains of financial markets.


The full time and executive weekend PG courses in Investment Banking and Research are highly specialized programmes are first of its kind being offered in financial industry. These PG courses will be of 11 months duration, spread over 3 trimesters and each trimester will have 9 papers. The certificates will be jointly awarded by NSE Academy and Moody’s Analytics to the participants after the completion of the programme. In addition to the esteemed PG certificate, the participants will also pass and learn about the 8 regulatory certifications from NISM.

The PG courses are designed by the financial professionals, to meet the growing demands and expectations of professionals who are aspiring to pursue their career in financial domain. The program reinforces and elevates the participants as financial professionals which will aid them to be as most career sought option.

There are two distinct admission procedures in place for the full time PGCP-IBR & Executive Weekend PGECP-IBR. The admission to full time programme will start in June 2018 while the first batch of the executive weekend program has started in New Delhi on 27th Jan, 2018.

Mr. Ravi Varanasi, CEO, NSE Academy & Chief Business Development Officer, NSE Said “We are very happy to launch the first of its kind PG Certificate Programme in Investment Banking and Research in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. NSE Academy’s strategic collaboration with Moody’s will assist candidates in acquiring highly specialised skills needed by the industry in mergers and acquisitions, merchant banking, investment banking, financial valuations and modelling, credit research, equity and currency  derivatives etc.”

During these Three Trimesters, students would learn about various subjects including Corporate Finance, Computer Applications in Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Fixed Income Securities, Investment Banking, Financial Valuations and Modelling, Equity Research, Credit Research & Workshop Personal Grooming and Branding.

The classes for the full time PGCP-IBR courses will be held from Monday to Friday and for weekend programme PGECP-IBR on Saturday and Sunday. The classes shall be conducted at NSE Academy Delhi office.

Admission Criteria:

Full time PG courses: Graduate students with minimum 50% marks, followed by pan India test / and interview

Executive weekend PG courses: Graduate students with minimum 50% marks, followed by pan India test / and interview


About NSE Academy

NSE Academy Limited (“NAL”), NAL is a subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India Limited loctaed at Exchange Plaza, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051. NAL carries out a number of educational initiatives to establish financial markets as a new academic discipline. These initiatives include certification programs, investor seminars, secondary and senior secondary school level courses, development of educational materials on financial markets etc. It promotes financial literacy and skill oriented financial markets courses and has also introduced an online examinations system for testing and certification called NAL Academy’s Certification in Financial Markets (“NCFM”). NAL has also joint certificate with CBSE in FMM (Financial Markets Management) from class 9 to 12. NAL is also offering MBA, BBA in financial markets in collaboration with universities. NAL has also launched various international certificate & PG programs to empower and develop the skill sets that may enhance the ability of the younger generation for financial market.

About Moody’s Analytics

MA Knowledge Services Research (India) Private Limited (“MAKS” a subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation) having its principal place of business at Plot No. 267, Udyog Vihar Phase-II, Gurgaon-122015, Haryana. MAKS is a research and analytics (including investment banking) market leader working with global financial institutions and corporates. Founded in 2002, MAKS has over 2,700 employees worldwide including offices in China, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, India, Mauritius, Singapore, Sri Lanka, UK and the US.


About National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE):

The National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) is the leading stock exchange in India and the fifth largest in the world by equity trading volume Year to Date (YTD), according to World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) data as on August 2017. NSE was the first exchange in India to implement electronic or screen-based trading. It began operations in 1994 and is ranked as the largest stock exchange in India in terms of total and average daily turnover for equity shares every year since 1995, based on SEBI data.

NSE has a fully-integrated business model comprising our exchange listings, trading services, clearing and settlement services, indices, market data feeds, technology solutions and financial education offerings. NSE also oversees compliance by trading and clearing members with the rules and regulations of the exchange.

NSE is a pioneer in technology and ensures the reliability and performance of its systems through a culture of innovation and investment in technology. NSE believes that the scale and breadth of its products and services, sustained leadership positions across multiple asset classes in India and globally enable it to be highly reactive to market demands and changes and deliver innovation in both trading and non-trading businesses to provide high-quality data and services to market participants and clients.

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Feb 10, 2018
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