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CPE Program

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BSE Institute Limited (BIL) is now an accredited partner with NISM for conducting continuing Professional Education (CPE) Program

About NISM

In pursuance of the announcement made by the Finance Minister in his Budget Speech in February 2005, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) established the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) in Mumbai.

SEBI, by establishing NISM, has articulated the desire expressed by the Indian government to promote securities market education and research.

Towards accomplishing the desire of Government of India and vision of SEBI, NISM has launched an effort to deliver financial and securities education at various levels and across various segments in India and abroad. To implement its objectives, NISM has established six distinct schools to cater the educational needs of various constituencies such as investor, issuers, intermediaries, regulatory staff, policy makers, academia and future professionals of securities markets.

NISM brings out various publications on securities markets with a view to enhance knowledge levels of participants in the securities industry.

NISM is mandated to develop and implement certification examinations for professionals employed in various segments of the Indian securities markets.

NISM Continuing Professional Education (CPE Program)
National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) performs two functions delegated to it under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Certification of Associated Persons in Securities Markets) SEBI (CAPSM) Regulations, 2007. They are:

  • Offering mandatory Certification Examinations for Associated Persons in the Securities Market Intermediaries
  • Offering Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs for Associated Persons in the Securities Market Intermediaries.
  • Upon expiry of the validity of the certificate possessed by an associated person, the certificate shall be revalidated by passing the relevant NISM Certification Examination before the expiry of the existing certificate or by successfully completing a program of relevant one day ‘Continuing Professional Education (CPE)’ as may be specified by NISM during 12 months preceding the date of expiry of the certificate. Who can attend the CPE Program

    General category
    Any person holding valid certificate.

    Principal category
    Any person who is actively engaged in the management of the intermediary’s securities business including supervision, solicitation, conduct of business, and includes: a) Sole Proprietors, b) Managing Partners and c) Whole Time Directors, can be classified under the Principal category. Such persons belonging to the Principal category.

    Grandfathered by age category
    Type I category : Any person who has completed the age of 50 years
    Type II category : Any person who has experience of 10 years or more

    To know more about the eligibility and other details kindly click below

  • NISM-Series-I : Currency Derivatives
  • NISM-Series-II-A : RTA- Corporate
  • NISM-Series-II-B : RTA - Mutual Funds
  • NISM-Series-III-A: Securities Intermediaries Compliance (Non-Fund)
  • NISM-Series-IV : Interest Rate Derivatives
  • NISM-Series-V-A : Mutual Fund Distributors
  • NISM-Series-V-B : Mutual Fund Foundation
  • NISM-Series-VI : Depository Operations
  • NISM-Series-VII : Securities Operations and Risk Management
  • NISM-Series-VIII : Equity Derivatives
  • NISM-Series-X-A: Investment Adviser (Level 1)
  • Registration for the CPE Program

  • Candidates who wish to attend any CPE Program may send CPE Registration Form (Use only Internet explorer browser) For Registration Passport photo & Pancard is mandatory duly filled, and along with the supporting documents mentioned herein. Please note it is mandatory to submit photocopies of the documents along with the application at the time of enrollment. Further as per NISM requirements, candidates are required to bring the original mandated documents on the day of the Training.
  • Candidate has to enrol prior 3 days in advance of CPE date.
  • CPE includes 6 hours of class room training (consisting of two sessions of 3 hours each). Attendance is compulsory in both the sessions.

    Fee Rs 2,500/- inclusive of Training, lunch & refreshments.

    Note: Participants are advised to register at least 6 months prior to the date of expiry of the Certificate to ensure availability of seats in desired date and/or location.

    All successful candidates would be awarded a CPE certificate by NISM which would be valid for three years

    The timings for the CPE Program are 10.00 am to 5:00 pm. The program would comprise of two sessions (three hours each) for day and evaluation at the end of the program. Attendance is compulsory for both the sessions. CPE certificates would be issued by NISM.

    NISM Helpline for CPE certificate related queries:
    Phone No: +91- 8080806476 (Monday to Saturday between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.)
    Email :

    BIL-BSE Helpline for CPE certificate related queries:
    Phone: 022 – 2272 8856

    CPE certificate for 30 or more Participants:
    For conducting CPE Training for 30 or more candidates, contact:
    Shrikar Sane 022 – 2272 5602 / 8879039026