Kolkata / Chennai, 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 underOnline 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.
About NSE Academy:
NSE Academy is a wholly-owned Subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE). NSE Academy promotes financial literacy as a necessary life skill. NSE Academy’s initiatives, including partnerships with state and national school boards and schools, interactive courses on personal finance and certification programs, teach school children, homemakers and other nonfinance professionals the value of investing, provide an introduction to the Indian capital markets and help to develop new market professionals.
About National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE):
The National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) is the leading stock exchange in India and the fifth largest in the world by equity trading volume Year to Date (YTD), according to World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) data as on August 2017. NSE was the first exchange in India to implement electronic or screen-based trading. It began operations in 1994 and is ranked as the largest stock exchange in India in terms of total and average daily turnover for equity shares every year since 1995, based on SEBI data.
NSE has a fully-integrated business model comprising our exchange listings, trading services, clearing and settlement services, indices, market data feeds, technology solutions and financial education offerings. NSE also oversees compliance by trading and clearing members with the rules and regulations of the exchange.
NSE is a pioneer in technology and ensures the reliability and performance of its systems through a culture of innovation and investment in technology. NSE believes that the scale and breadth of its products and services, sustained leadership positions across multiple asset classes in India and globally enable it to be highly reactive to market demands and changes and deliver innovation in both trading and non-trading businesses to provide high-quality data and services to market participants and clients.
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