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About the Course

In the current scenario of information explosion, global linkages, quick responses and fast redundancies of data, products, businesses and services, it has become imperative for members to keep abreast of the challenges in the marketplace.

The objective of this Course is two-fold-on one hand it undertakes to help those members who are willing to make career as intermediaries in the financial markets and on the other, to increase the efficiency of the participants associated with the financial market and to enable them to keep pace with the changing environment.


Only the Members of ICAI are eligible to pursue this course.

Course Duration

Classes will be for Fourteen days online virtual classes - 4 Hours each day


A candidate will have to attend 90% of classes, i.e., 13 days’ classes, failing which, he/ she will not be entitled to appear in the exams. 90% attendance in classes is mandatory for appearing in the exams.

Professional Credit

The participants to this course will be given 30 CPE Hrs wherein credit of 25 CPE hours will be given after completion of classes and remaining 5 hours will be given after qualifying the exam as per CPE guidelines.

Course Contents

Sl. no Chapter/Topic
1 Chapter 1: Introduction to Financial Market & Money Market
2 Chapter 2: Government Securities Market
3 Chapter 3: Corporate Bond Market
4 Chapter 4: Securitized Debt Instruments
5 Chapter 5: Foreign Exchange Market
6 Chapter 6: Capital Market – Primary Market
7 Chapter 7: Capital Market - Secondary Market
8 Chapter 8: Capital Market - Secondary Market Compliance
9 Chapter 9: Mutual Funds & Commodity Derivatives Markets
10 Chapter 10: Common Laws – Study of Relevant Provisions
11 Chapter 11: Fund Raising
12 Chapter 12: Infrastructure Finance
13 Chapter 13: NPA Management and Appellate Jurisdictions
14 Chapter 14: Financial Planning and Asset Management

Evaluation Pattern

There will be 2 papers of 80 marks each for Three hours at the end of the course. The examination will consist of 100% MCQs. A Passing grade is awarded if the candidate obtains 40% marks in each paper & Project and 50% in the aggregate.

Paper-1 Module1 to 7 80 Marks
Paper-2 Module10 to 14 80 Marks
Project Case Study 40 Marks
Total   200 Marks

Course Fee

Course fee of Certificate course on Certificate Course On Financial Markets And Securities Laws Rs.8,850/- [Rs. 7,500/- (Course fee) + Rs. 1350/- (18% GST)]

For details-contact

To Secretary,
Committee on Financial Markets and Investors’ Protection
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Second Floor, Hostel Block
ICAI Bhawan, A-29- Sector 62 Noida, 201309
Contact Details: 0120- 3045905

Note: Committee reserves the right to change the venue, time, date, pattern and course curriculum.

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