NISM has specified the NISM-Series-VIII-Equity Derivatives Certification
Examination as the requisite standard for associated persons functioning as approved users and sales personnel of the trading member of an equity derivatives exchange or equity derivative segment of a recognized stock exchange.
NSE's launched NSE's certifications in financial market (NCFM) programme, to protect investor's interest and for minimizing risks of losses arising out of lack of understanding of financial markets and instruments. NCFM examinations are designed for developing pool of human resources having right skills and expertise on the each segment of financial market for quality intermediation to market participants. It provides the knowledge of various segments and instruments of financial market through a system of testing and certification.
NCFM is an online testing and certification programme. It tests the practical knowledge and skills required to operate in the financial markets. NCFM certification's not only expands knowledge base, but also improves career prospects. NCFM certifications are mandatory for the professional of financial market.
NFCM Derivative market dealer's modules test the knowledge of different types of equity derivatives, their trading, clearing and settlement and the regulatory of derivatives market. Derivatives module is useful for students, brokers, investors, mutual fund employees, custodian, portfolio managers and anybody having interest on stock market operations.