The Financial Markets

The Indian economy is one of the world's fastest growing economy today and is expected to become a US$ 5 trillion economy by 2020. Driven by rising personal incomes, corporate restructuring, de-regula-tion and liberalisation of financial markets, the Indian financial industry is expected to enjoy robust growth during the coming years. With a sustained growth and rapid development in technology and infrastructure, an increasing share of financial services would get centralized.

The last decade has seen unprecedented growth in India’s financial services sector. It employs over 3 million people, constitutes about 5% of the GDP and has an estimated market capitalization of over US$ 200 billion.

The one year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Financial Markets) or PGDM (Financial Markets), duly approved by AICTE. The programme has considered the changing needs and the future requirements of the financial industry to equip you with the most contemporary skills and knowledge required to capitalize forthcoming opportunities in the financial market.

The PGDM (Financial Markets) is a one year programme designed by NIFM with the objective of developing professionals capable of occupying positions of responsibility in stock exchanges, commodity exchanges, regulatory bodies, market intermediaries, banks, mutual funds, asset management companies and other similar entities.

The uniqueness of the programme lies in its extensive use of market professionals as resource persons for the programme. Apart from sound grounding in academic concepts pertaining to the capital markets, the participants will get a chance to interact with senior regulatory officials, executives of exchanges, leading merchant bankers and foreign institutional investors

The programme is comprehensive in nature, covering all major areas of financial markets viz., equity, debt, mutual funds, equity derivatives, currency derivatives,commodities etc. What has been sought to be achieved is an ideal blend of relevant academic knowledge and its application to financial markets. Pedagogy for the programme comprises classroom teaching, case studies, panel discussions, presentations and visits to national and overseas financial centres.

Skill development has been given special emphasis by providing simulated live market conditions, trading and investment software, so that the students are market ready.

The effective delivery of the programme requires proper appreciation of applied financial data analysis. The institute facilitates the participants towards application of Information Technology in various paradigms of IT interfaced learning by designing the curriculum accordingly.