NSE Academy collaborates with Eidos Career LLP to launch Program in Financial Markets for Undergraduate Students

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· Global Applied Financial Analyst (GAFA) program to start from 8th February 2018

Kolkata, 08th January, 2018: NSE Academy, a wholly owned subsidiary of India’s leading stock exchange National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE), has collaborated with Eidos Career LLP to launch Global Applied Financial Analyst (GAFA) Program. This program is launched for undergraduate students with an objective to fill the gaps in current programs which lacks industry exposure, applied practical training and internship assistance.

The GAFA program will offer subjects like Development of Financial Markets, growth of Indian Banking system, Mutual Funds route of investments, hedging mechanism of Derivatives, Fundamental & Technical Analysis of stock markets along with other financial subjects. Students who have completed their Class 12 or in their first or second year of graduation can apply for this program. The program has three levels each of eleven months duration and will start 8th February 2018. The program will be jointly offered by NSE Academy and Eidos Career LLP. At the end of the course students will receive a joint certificate from both the institutions and also job assistance. Classes for this course will be conducted both as a Classroom Program as well as under Online mode.

Mr. Ravi Varanasi, Chief Business Development, NSE and CEO, NSE Academy, said, “We are glad to announce the launch of certificate program for Global Applied Financial Analyst (GAFA) at Associate, Professional and Expert Levels specifically for undergraduate students. The courseware is designed by NSE Academy to provide aspiring graduate students in depth knowhow of the financial management curriculum. The program structure is designed to break-free of the conventional graduate program, that are primarily academic in nature and don’t provide the practical knowledge and industry exposure, which are critical in the competitive financial management job market. We expect that students will immensely benefit from this undergraduate program as it will train them with industry relevant curriculum and provide them with practical learning’s through internships.”

NSE Academy, aims at cultivating a culture of knowledge to help professionals to take informed decisions relating to the securities market and has initiated a number of educational initiatives such as post-graduation certification programs, short term courses at college level, financial literacy programs at school levels. to develop a pool of human resources having the right skills and expertise, to help enhance quality intermediation in the financial markets.