Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Market (PGCFM)

Joint Certification by NSE Academy Ltd and International Management Institute, Kolkata

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About the Program

Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Markets (PGCFM) is a joint initiative by NSE Academy Ltd and International Management Institute, Kolkata. This is an 11 months executive weekend program, highly specialized in Financial Markets which aims to bridge the skill gap of the new generation workforce.

Career Opportunities for PGCFM Students

The demand for the financial markets professionals remains strong in banking, investment and advisory in capital, currency, commodity, etc. The candidates of PGCFM with regulatory certifications in financial markets, are likely to be employed by Banking Institutions, Assets Management Companies, Consulting Firms, Private Equity, Venture Capitalist, Regulators, Credit Rating Agencies, Hedge Funds, Technology, Insurance, NBFCs, and Financial Services Institutions etc.

A qualified person can be offered various designations like associates, analyst, relationship manager, analyst-equity, analyst-technical, portfolio manager, risk manager, content developer, faculty, financial journalist, operations manager etc. Many participants can also launch their own ventures as well

Program Content

PGCFM is a Post Graduate Certification Program in Financial Markets of 11 months duration conducted over weekends. It comprises 21 papers spread over 3 trimesters. The participants shall also receive 8 Regulatory Certifications along with the PGCFM Certificate after successful completion of the Program.

About NSE Academy Ltd.

NSE Academy Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE). NSE Academy works towards empowering the banking, financial services, and insurance sector with a pool of talent with futuristic skills and expertise in finance and technology. The Academy collaborates with universities and colleges across the country in offering skill-oriented and career-oriented programs, at various levels, in the domain of finance and technology.

About International Management Institute, Kolkata

International Management Institute (IMI), Kolkata, is an internationally reputed Business School, promoted by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group.

Regulatory Certifications included in PGCFM

PGCFM curriculum includes the following regulatory certifications in Financial Markets;

S.No. NISM Series NISM Series
1 VII Securities Operations and Risk Management
2 V-A Mutual Fund Distributors
3 XIII Common Derivatives
4 XVI Commodity Derivatives
5 XV Research Analyst
6 XXII Fixed Income Securities
7 X-A Investment Advisor
8 III-A Securities Intermediaries Compliance

NCFM Certifications

The following NCFM certifications also included as part of the curriculum.

  • - Commercial Banking
  • - Technical Analysis Module






IMI Kolkata is pleased to announce the 2nd batch of 11 months PGCFM programme on financial markets. 1st batch of PGCFM although started in 2021 (COVID year) found a great response from executives of BFSI, IT sector employees and students willing to pursue career in finance sector. PGCFM 2022-23 will begin in April 2022 in offline mode with provision of online classes. HURRY before you miss the opportunity of a GOLDEN Career.


Graduates from a recognized Indian University are eligible to apply. Having work experience can be an added advantage. The work experience can be in any field either full-time, part-time, as an intern or, as an entrepreneur. There is no upper age limit for the Program.

Trimester 1

  • FM 101 Capital Market Operations**
  • FM 102 Corporate Finance
  • FM 103 Economics and Banking for Financial Markets*
  • FM 104 Financial Markets Systems and Intermediaries
  • FM 105 Introduction to Accounting and GST
  • FM 106 Quantitative Techniques in Financial Markets
  • FM 107 Spreadsheet Analysis

Trimester 2

  • FM 201 Technical Analysis*
  • FM 202 Mutual Funds
  • FM 203 Common Derivatives (Equity/Currency/Interest Rate Derivatives)
  • FM 204 Commodity Markets**
  • FM 205 Financial Valuations, Equity Research & Financial Modeling**
  • FM 206 Corporate Readiness

Trimester 3

  • FM 301 Fixed Income Securities**
  • FM 302 Portfolio Management
  • FM 303 Alternative Assets
  • FM 304 Digital Marketing of Financial Markets
  • FM 305 Sales and Marketing of Financial Services
  • FM 306 Financial Planning and Wealth Management**
  • FM 307 Regulatory Framework in Financial Markets**
  • FM308 Capstone Project
The admission to the weekend batch of PGCFM is based on the evaluation of the academic qualification and work profile of the candidate followed by an interview.

Application Fees : Rs. 500

Program Fees : Rs. 1,50,000 + GST @ 18%

The fees is inclusive of tuition fees and examination fees

Option 1 - Single Payment Rs. 1,50,000 + GST

Option 2 - Two Installments Rs. 80,000 x 2 + GST

Option 3 - Three Installments Rs. 57,000 x 3 + GST

*All the payments should be made to IMI, Kolkata in the form of DD/NEFT/RTGS.

The bank details are as follows:*

Beneficiary Name: International Management Institute Kolkata

Bank Name: Axis Bank

Account No.: 911010066934574

IFSC Code: UTIB0000391


Account Type: Savings Account

Candidates are required to submit a copy of the following documents:

-10 , 12 , and Graduation Marksheet

-Proof of Age (Date of Birth)


-Proof of Work Experience (if any)

Candidates shall produce the original documents at the time of admission for verification.

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