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Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets


  • Level : Advanced
  • Mode : Classroom
  • Eligibility : Graduate
  • Duration : 1 Years
  • Location : Kolkata
  • Batch Starts : January 2023

Course Description

Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets is a one year industry-oriented course offered by BSE Institute Ltd in collaboration with the Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT). The financial markets industry is a dynamic sector that necessitates current and specialized knowledge. The PG in Financial Markets provides complete financial market training through theoretical and practical teaching approaches, preparing students for future professions in finance.

The curriculum for Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets begins with the very basics which form the core of finance, such as Equity Research, Derivatives, Investment Banking, Fundamental Analysis and Equity. It eventually goes into highly advanced, specialized fields of study, like Forex & Debt Markets, Technical Analysis, Treasury & Risk Management and Securities Law.



Graduates of any background from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% score..


Participants should be below 27 years of age.


Working professionals can also apply.

Admission Process

Fill out the application form online at Click here or collect the form from our BSE Institute Limited in Kolkata.


Appear for the aptitude test, where your basic competency will be tested and gauged.


Get shortlisted for a personal interview round.


Acknowledge the offer letter and confirm your admission

Course Syllabus

Introduction to Financial Markets
  • Introduction to Financial markets and BSE
  • Financial Instruments and Participants
  • Alternative Investment Schemes and other Investment Products
  • Regulators and Regulations
  • Public Issues and Process
  • Index
  • Demat and BOLT
  • Trading, Clearing and Settlement
  • Investor Service software

Economic Environment of Business
  • Introduction to Micro Economics
  • Demand
  • Utility Concepts
  • Indifference Analysis
  • Supply side economics
  • Equilibrium
  • Competition and Market Forms
  • Oligopoly and Duopoly
  • Introduction to Macro Economics
  • Aggregate Demand and Supply, GDP
  • Inflation and Interest Rates
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Fiscal Deficit and Balance of Payments
  • Exchange Rates

Fundamental Analysis and Equity Research
  • Basics of Fundamental Analysis
  • Factors of Micro Economics
  • Balance of Payment
  • Industry Analysis
  • Company Beta
  • Goals of Equity Research
  • Equity Research on different types of industries
  • Process of Equity Research
  • Types of Research
  • Concepts of Equity Markets and Valuation
  • Introduction to Derivatives and Derivative Products
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Types of Margins
  • Future and Option Strategies
  • Derivative Markets

Debt Markets
  • Overview of debt contracts and classification of debt securities
  • Players and their objectives
  • Government debt markets
  • The money market
  • The repo market
  • MBS and ABS markets
  • Fixed income derivatives markets
  • No-arbitrage and the law of one price
  • Risks of debt securitiess

Investment Banking
  • Overview of Investment banking.
  • Investment banking Activities
  • Raising Equity Capital
  • IPO Process
  • Private Equity Investments
  • Role of Investment Banks in Debt Markets
  • Raising Finance from International Markets
  • Introduction to M&A
  • M&A Analysis
  • Corporate Restructuring
Technical Analysis
  • Introduction to Technical Analysis
  • Theories, Techniques & Benefits
  • Important Aspects of Technical Analysis
  • Charts and their patterns
  • Technical Indicators
  • Trend Lines - Support and Resistance
  • Importance of Volume
  • Charts and Chart Types
  • Chart Patterns
  • Moving Averages
  • Indicators and Oscillators
  • Technical Analysis Step by Step

FOREX Markets
  • What is Foreign Exchange, its need and Administration in India
  • FEDAI, Forex Business Infrastructure in Banks
  • SWIFT, Different types of forex trades
  • Different Types of Exchange Rates
  • Foreign Exchange Arithmetic
  • Determination of Forex Rates-the factors that affect them
  • Introduction to International Markets, LIBOR
  • Raising Funds in the International Markets, Introduction to Bond Markets
  • Types of Bonds in Different Currencies
  • Basic Types of Derivatives

Commodity Market
  • Commodity Futures Trading – History
  • Introduction to Commodity
  • Timing & Returns
  • Product Specification
  • Commodity Hedging
  • Clearing & Settlement
  • Risk Management
  • Market Watch & Trading Software
  • Commodity Research
  • Do’s And Don’ts for Dealing in Commodity Futures

Treasury & Risk Management
  • Short term money market instruments like Call Repo, Reverse Repo, CP, CD
  • Fixed income securities like treasury bills, Gsecs, state loans CRR, SLR, NDTL
  • Concepts of compound value, present value, yield, duration, Modified duration, bootstrapping, zero coupon bonds, RBI - fixed/ variable auctions, OMO, MS bonds
  • Risk Measurement & Control
  • Asset Liability Management
  • Challenges of BASLE-II
  • System Audit Significance in Risk Management mitigations

Financial Modelling
  • Overview of Financial Modeling
  • Best Practices
  • Core Statements
  • Forecasting Revenue and Expenses
  • Scenario Analysis
  • Working Capital Schedule – (Assets and Liabilities)
  • Depreciation and Amortization Schedule
  • Long-Term Items and completion of income statement logic
  • Shareholder’s equity Schedule
  • Debt and Interest
  • Troubleshooting your Financial Model
  • Data Tables
  • Basics of Valuation
  • Valuation Of Companies - DDM
  • Discounted Cash Flow Model

Investment Banking
  • Overview of Investment banking.
  • Investment banking Activities
  • Raising Equity Capital
  • IPO Process
  • Private Equity Investments
  • Role of Investment Banks in Debt Markets
  • Raising Finance from International Markets
  • Introduction to M&A
  • M&A Analysis
  • Corporate Restructuring

Job Prospects

BSE Institute being a premier facility in financial and capital market training is popular amongst the whole range of institutions in the Indian Securities Market, market participants like the Government, external agencies, financial institutions and corporates and also enjoys their support in its functioning. Our clients comprise of not only the leading organizations from the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance sectors in India but also from various other countries. Our global clients regularly fly down their employees to gather the unique insights that the BSE Institute programs have to offer into the working of financial markets in India.

The PGDFM career scope is broad and covers a variety of industries and work duties. The following list includes some of the most popular career domains after completing PG in Financial Markets:

Portfolio Management

A specialist in portfolio management is in charge of selecting investments and carrying out investment activities on behalf of people or organizations.

Financial Market

A financial market professional's responsibilities include developing financial models, valuing selected companies, & gathering intelligence on equities data, etc.

Financial Advisory

A Financial Advisor is a finance professional who provides consulting and advice about an individual's or entity's finances on investments, taxes, estate planning, etc.

Project Management

The Project Management job role includes workplace management, handling short and long-term projects directly, developing strategic program goals, etc.

Partner / University

Partner / University

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (MAKAUT,WB), formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT), is a public state university located beside National Highway at Haringhata, Nadia, West Bengal, India. Founded in 2001 and funded completely by the Government of West Bengal, MAKAUT, WB provide degrees in Engineering, Management, Pharmacy and other professional areas through affiliated institutions and in-house departments. In 2019, new certification and diploma courses on Archaeology were launched.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

Program Highlights

Participant Testimonials


Sister Nivedita University
IIT Madras
St. Xavier College, Ranchi
Teerthankar Mahavir University (TMU)
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) School of Business
IIM Lucknow
University of Otago
Western Sydney University, Australia
Dublin City University, Ireland
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Gannon University, USA
Ohio University, USA
Chitkara University
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Homi Bhabha State University (HBSU)
Mumbai University
Techno India Group
IU International University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Rennes School of Business, France
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies
Manav Rachna Vidyantariksha
GLA University
Sister Nivedita University


BNP Paribas
Morgan Stanley
Axis Bank
Motilal Oswal
V Createk
Standard Chartered Bank
Angel Broking
Anand Rathi

Q. What is a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets?

BSE Institute Ltd.'s PGDFM is a one-year postgraduate program in Financial Markets that focuses on the operation and challenges of financial markets. This course will give students an overall understanding of the financial market while also helping them improve their corporate and interpersonal skills.

The job scope of the PGDFM is broad and includes many work roles and industries. Students can pursue careers in investment banking, capital markets, risk assessment, corporate finance, and other fields after completing their course in the financial market.

If you are a student who is interested in the complexities of finance and financial markets, a course like PGDFM is ideal for you. The Financial Markets industry is an excellent choice because it is widely recognized for providing a high standard of living, a variety of work options, and competitive pay scales.

BSE Institute, as a pioneer and established leader in Financial Education, focuses on developing talent for the BFSI industry. The PG in Global Financial Markets is the best course for someone seeking to forge a career in the financial markets. And where else could one learn about financial market, than the financial stomp ground of India itself - Bombay Stock Exchange Limited. BSE Institute Ltd has financial market expertise garnered over three decades from its namesake and hence would be the perfect avenue for learning about financial markets.

Fill out the application form online at https://bsevarsity.com/products/application-for-post-graduate-diploma-in-financial-markets?_pos=1&_sid=dcc59a172&_ss=r or collect the form from our BSE Institute Ltd in Kolkata

  • Appear for the aptitude test, where your basic competency will be tested and gauged.
  • Get shortlisted for a personal interview round.
  • Acknowledge the offer letter and confirm your admission

Eligibility Criteria for the PGDFM course:

  • Graduates from a recognized University with a minimum of 60% score.
  • Students awaiting final semester results of graduation.
  • Working professionals can also apply.
  • Candidate should be of or below 27 years of age

PG in Global Financial Markets is an offline course and the lectures will be conducted at BSE Institute Ltd. campus in Kolkata.

The duration of the PG in Financial Markets is 1 year and spans over 2 semesters.