Course levelPostgraduate-PG
Admission Details:

The field of securities markets is a confluence of several related areas – economics, financial economics, accounting and reporting, quantitative methods and computing, law and compliance and more. One aspiring for an entrepreneurial or managerial career in the dynamic securities markets is required to possess a myriad of skill sets over and above expertise in the markets and market-related areas.

The School for Securities Education (SSE) of NISM, with its prior experience in designing and delivering academic programmes, that suit the dynamic (securities markets) industry requirements, infused with innovation, has conceived the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Securities Markets) PGDM (SM) to create the complete securities market professionals. The programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Who should do PGDM (SM)?

The two year 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 securities markets. The programme is suitable for both fresh graduates and experienced candidates.

Graduates from various disciplines, such as Commerce & Accounting, Management, Economics, Law, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, etc. will develop their analytical capabilities for the securities markets domain together with practical insights.

Those with work experience of 6 months to 3 years stand to benefit from exposure to the practices of the securities markets, while those with exposure to the securities markets will gain from conceptual rigor as well as a broad-based insight into all aspects of securities markets and make them well rounded professionals.

Where does PGDM (SM) lead to?

PGDM (SM) could lead the successful participants to the following careers pathways:

  • Segments: Equity Markets, Debt Markets, Currency and Currency Derivative Markets, Commodity Derivative Markets
  • Research: Equities, Debt Markets, Currency Markets, Commodity Markets.
  • Analytics: Credit Research & Ratings, Economic Research, Policy Research, Advanced Analytics and Computing in Risk Management & Derivatives, Front-, Mid- and Back-Office Analytics, Legal Research & Analysis, Mutual Fund Analytics, News and Media
  • Broking and Dealing: Equities, Equity Derivatives (F&O), Debt (G Sec, Corporate Bonds, Securitized Debt and Structured Finance, Municipal Bonds), Syndicated Debt, Mutual Fund Distribution  
  • Advisory: Investment Advisor, Personal Financial Planner, Wealth Manager
  • Corporate Advisory: Investment Banking, Insolvency Resolution and Restructuring, Valuation, Compliance, Risk Management, Debenture Trusteeship and Custodianship