NISM PGPSM Entrance Test 2017 - Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets

NISM PGPSM Entrance Test 2017 - Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets

National Institute of Securities Markets has released notification for eligible candidates for admission into Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets (PGPSM) for the academic year 2017-18

Candidates who want to take admission in PGPSM can fill their application form. All the details of application process, eligibility criteria, selection process and other information related to NISM PGPSM 2017 is given on this page.

NISM PGPSM 2017 Course Details

Name of the Course: Post Graduate Programme in Security Markets (PGPSM)

Duration of Course: One year Full Time

PGPSM is a one-year Post Graduate Programme with specialization in securities markets

The institute's six schools of excellence and the National Center for Financial Education work in synergy towards professionalized securities markets

NISM's Six Schools of Excellence:

I. School for Certification of Intermediaries (SCI)

II. School for Corporate Governance (SCG)

III. School for Investor Education and Financial Literacy (SIEFL)

IV. School for Regulatory Studies and Supervision (SRSS)

V. School for Corporate Governance (SCG)

VI. School for Securities Education (SSE)

The National Strategy of Financial Education is being incubated at NISM through the 'National Centre for Financial Education' (NCFE)

NISM PGPSM Entrance Test 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Minimum qualification: The minimum qualification requirement is a bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized University in India. Students in their final year of graduation are also eligible

Age Criteria: There is no age limit for the programme, but it is desirable that the candidate is below 30 years of age as on the date of application

NISM PGPSM Entrance Test 2017 Selection Procedure

The final selection of the candidate will be based on the following parameters totalling to 100:

a) Academic Qualification / Performance -20%

b) Work Experience - 20%

Essay Writing - 40%

Personal Interview - 40%

The list of selected candidates will be displayed on the institute's website on 23rd May 2017. The selection of candidates would be at the sole discretion of NISM. NISM reserves the right to reject any candidate at any stage, at its sole discretion, without assigning any reason

The selected candidates would be required to pay the first installment of the fee on or before June 15, 2016. Detailed information on fee is provided later in the prospectus

Such candidates are required to produce their course completion certificates before the commencement of the second term, failing which their admission shall be cancelled

Online Exam Test

Online Test: Candidates are required to appear for an online test. The duration of the test would be 120 minutes and the maximum marks are 100. The online test would attempt to assess the following attributes of a candidate

Quantitative Aptitude - 40%, Analytical and Reasoning Skills - 25%, Language Proficiency - 25%, General Knowledge of Financial Markets - 10%
An applicant is required to register for the online test at a test centre in select cities and towns as would be indicated on the NISM website

NISM PGPSM Entrance Test 2017 Application Procedure

An online application form is available at

The application form captures the personal details, academic qualifications, professional experiences and other information essential for the selection process. Interested candidates may apply by filling the application form online. NISM does not offer any offline mode for application

The last date to fill the application form is 18th April 2017. The application fee is Rs.1000 and is non-refundable. The fee can be paid by credit card, debit card, net banking or cash deposit. All application fee payment related information is provided in the online application form

The candidates would be shortlisted for the next round based on the information provided in their application forms

The candidates are advised to visit the following webpage regularly for updates and other information:

NISM PGPSM Entrance Test 2017 Important Dates

Last Date to Apply: 18th April 2017

Announcement of short-listed applicants for interview 24th April 2017

Selection Interviews: 06th May to 02nd June 2017

Interview Results - First List: 27th May 2017

Interview Results - Second List: 31st May 2017

Last date for fee Payment - First List: 17th June 2017

Last date for fee Payment - Second List: 27th June 2017

Programme Commencement: 11th July 2017

NISM, Mumbai

National Institute of Securities Markets, (An Educational Initiative by SEBI), School for Securities Education, Plot no. 82, Sector 17, Vashi, Navi Mumbai-400 705, India, Tel: 022 66735100-05 (Board), Fax No: (022) 66735110, Email: [email protected] , Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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