Tuesday, 13th March 2018: National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. The AICTE approved 2-years, full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Securities Markets) has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the program. This program(s) position students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world.
PGDM (SM) programme is an ideal platform for those with a passion for securities markets,aspiring for in-depth knowledge and a long-term career in this domain. The program is suitable for both fresh graduates and experienced candidates.Entry into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that National Institute of Securities Markets curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations. Through participation in this program is eligible to receive a limited number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year.
“Students in these programs study the Candidate Body of Knowledge, which includes the core knowledge, skills, and abilities identified by practitioners worldwide as essential for successful practice,” said Neil Govier, CFA,Head of University Relations at CFA Institute. “By mastering the fundamentals of the CFA Program as well as the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, these future investment professionals gain a strong foundation that helps prepare them well to join the growing CFA Institute community dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.