BSE's Certification on Fundamental
Analysis (BCFA)


BSE's Certification on Fundamental Analysis(BCFA)

BSE Institute Ltd. conducts a test of 100 marks consisting of 60 questions. The questions are objective type having multiple choices, with a provision of negative marks for wrong answers.

BCFA is awarded to only those candidates who obtain a minimum of 60% marks. There is no minimum eligibility criterion for taking the test.

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To educate the participants about the concepts of Fundamental Analysis and Valuation and the various framework and methodologies used in them.

This certification is intended to evaluate your competency in Fundamental Analysis and Valuation, therefore we do not want to restrict your preparation to a pre-defined course material. Hence no course material will be provided for the certification.

The topics covered in the certification are:

Concept of Fundamental Analysis
  • Concept Of Intrinsic Value, Importance, Relevance, Objectives And Beliefs, Sources Of Financial Information, Macro-Economic And Micro-Economic Factors, Industry Analysis, Company Analysis, Structural Analysis

  • Framework for Fundamental Analysis
  • Structure Of Fundamental Analysis, Top Down and Bottom Up Approach, Various Economic Forecasting Methods – Lead Indicator Approach, Econometric Forecasting, Diffusion Indices, Entry Barriers

  • Key Indicators
  • Financial Ratios – Profitability Ratios, Leverage Ratios, Turnover Ratios, Roe Analysis, Non- Financial Parameters, Equity Capitalization, Dividend Discount Models - One Stage, Two Stage and Three Stage, Enterprise Value

  • Equity Valuation
  • Valuation Methods, Methods of Relative Value, Free Cash Flow Models to Equity, Quantitative Analysis, Value Added Concept, Evaluation of Security Analysis

  • Bond Valuation
  • Strategic Role of Bonds, Bond Terminology, Types of Bonds, Bond Returns, Assumptions Underlying the Ytm, Bond Price Theorems, Riskiness of Bonds, Forecasting the Interest Rate Trends, Term Structure of Interest Rates, Bond Price Volatility, Analysis of Deep Discount Bond
  • Stock Brokers, Investment Consultants, Portfolio Managers, Mutual Funds, Treasury Managers, Insurance Companies and Investors, Corporate, Banks, Broking Houses, FIIs, Financial Institutions, Fund Managers, Investment Bankers, Equity Analysts, Consultants, High Net Worth Investors and budding analysts.

    120 minutes

    3 years

    Rs.1000.00 + Applicable Taxes

    Candidates interested in taking the test at any of the centres i.e Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi and Kolkata can make online payment of Rs. 1,150/- through BSE payment gateway by using Credit Card / Debit Card. Candidate can also approach the respective centres with a DD of Rs.1,150/- drawn in favour of “BSE Institute Ltd.” payable at the respective Centre.

    Fees once paid will not be refunded, validity period for the Fees would be 180 days from the date of the payment.


    Phone: 022 – 2272 8856 / 6535 5888

    Certification Examination (Outside Mumbai) for 25 or more candidates:

    For conducting Certification Examination for 25 or more candidates, contact:
    Govind Singh Sailoni 022 – 2272 8062