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Certificate Program in Quantitative Finance course.


  • Level : Professional
  • Mode : Live Online
  • Duration : 7 months
  • Starts on : TBA

Course Description

Certificate Program in Quantitative Finance is an online course of 7 months offered by BSE Institute Ltd. in collaboration with Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics. Quantitative finance is the study of financial markets and securities using mathematical models and enormous datasets and its demand is consistently expanding. A Quantitative finance professional’s job role is dynamic, complex and requires a wide range of skills. Through interactive teaching techniques and instruction from highly experienced industry expert faculties, this online quantitative finance course educates students on how to make financial and investment decisions utilizing spreadsheet models, modelling methodology, and standard investment analysis applications.



Graduates of any background can apply.


Student should have graduated from a recognized University.


Working professionals having background of Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or Finance can also apply.

Admission Process

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


Fill out the application form online at Click here


Submit the required documents for verification


Acknowledge offer letter to confirm admission

Course Syllabus

  • Use the principles of the valuation of shares and bonds;
  • Be able to apply certain analytical techniques regarding shares and bonds;
  • Analyze the sources of bond risk and the factors affecting bond prices.
  • Acquire the ability to critically evaluate the performance of an equity fund manager.
  • Understand the process and requirements of trading in derivatives contracts.
  • Critical understanding of the features, including risks, associated with derivative products
  • Conceptual understanding of the main types of derivatives products and their usage.
  • Basics of Bayesian statistics.
  • Basics of simulation-based inference needed for applying advanced Bayesian Econometrics.
  • Learn about relevant applications of Bayesian techniques in financial decision-making problems. These applications include (i) predicting asset returns,(ii) portfolio optimization; and (iii) modeling and forecasting volatility in financial markets.
  • Learn how to conduct Bayesian inference in econometric models and how to interpret and use the outcomes resulting from the Bayesian analysis for decision making.
  • Identify and solve problems involving conditional expectation
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the coxross-rubinstein binomial model and apply it to option pricing problems
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the riskneutral pricing measure
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the main aspects of discrete-time martingale theory
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the doob's optional stopping theorem
  • Critical understanding of the cox-ross-rubinstein model
  • Conceptual understanding of the role of the risk-neutral pricing measure
  • Conceptual understanding of the role of equivalent martingale measures in financial mathematics
  • Conceptual understanding of the optional stopping problem
  • The theory about the stochastic discount factor and models for it.
  • Why the Capital Asset Pricing Model takes a central place in asset pricing.
  • What the equity premium puzzle and cross-sectional anomalies are, and how they are related to asset pricing models.
  • Your theory of testing asset pricing models.
  • How to design research in asset pricing.
  • How test the validity of asset pricing models.
  • How to include conditional information in asset pricing models and tests.
  • Programming with Python
  • Numerical computing and computational finance applications

Job Prospects

Quantitative Finance is a fast-paced career path with plenty of possibilities for advancement. Students certified in Quantitative Finance will be having ample job opportunities in various fields. Following are some of the most preferred career domains by students after completing their course

Quantitative Research and Analysis

Professionals in this field evaluate and forecast financial markets using statistical and quantitative techniques, & use programming tools to create robust investing strategies.

Financial Risk Management

The responsibilities in this domain include recognizing threats to assets, analyzing business risks, and providing solutions to those risks.

Portfolio Management

Portfolio managers are responsible for asset exposure and allocation monitoring, client request management, tax management and pre-trade client guideline compliance.

Partner / University

Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, established in 1930 by the Servants of India Society, is the oldest research and training institute in Economics in the country. It is dedicated to research into the socio-economic dimensions of the Indian society, and carries forward the legacy of Gopal Krishna Gokhale who founded the Servants of India Society in 1905 with a view to promote education and develop capabilities among Indians for the governance of the nation after it had attained its political independence. The Institute is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, and the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950. Over the decades, the Institute has established strong credentials in empirical and analytical research. In recognition of its contribution to higher learning and research in Economics, the Institute was awarded the status of institution Deemed to be University, in 1993.

Gokhale institute

Program Highlights


300+ world class practitioners
as faculty members

Our trainers and coaches are experts in their fields of study, with intensive knowledge
and industry experience that guide
their teaching methodologies.


Cutting edge curriculum

Each course is designed by industry-experts aligned to market demand.


Learning Design

Learn what is necessary, experiential
and hands on.


Globally recognized

Certifications recognized not just in
India but globally.


Gateway to International opportunities

Build your learning credentials and use them for pathways to International Universities.


Iconic Campus

Iconic building and a place to meet merchant bankers regulators, market gurus to expand your network.

Student Voices


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 Certificate Program in Quantitative Finance?

BSE Institute Ltd. This course will prepare students for a career in the fast-paced world of data and business research, as well as provide them with a better technical understanding of finance and quantitative modelling.

The career opportunities after completing the quantitative finance course are tremendous and this industry offers the highest-paying jobs. A student can pursue a career in Quantitative Research and Analysis, Portfolio Management, Risk Management or Quantitative Software Development.

Professionals in the domain of quantitative finance are in particularly high demand in the world of investing and securities trading because of their ability to develop valuable insights intended to give their clients a competitive edge. So if you are a student interested in the technicalities of Quantitative Finance, a Certificate Program in Quantitative Finance is ideal for you.

BSE Institute, as a pioneer and established leader in Financial Education, focuses on developing talent for the BFSI industry. The institute grooms young talent, trains them accordingly and prepares them for a successful career in the BFSI industry across multiple domains. Completing your Quantitative Finance course at BSE Institute Ltd. is an intelligent first step toward initiating a career in the field.

Admission Process for Certificate Program in Quantitative Finance at BSE Institute Ltd.-

  • Fill out the application form online at Click here
  • Submit the required documents for verification
  • After the payment of the fee, admission will be confirmed.

Eligibility Criteria for the Certificate Program in Quantitative Finance

  • Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Working professionals having background of Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or Finance

Certificate Program in Quantitative Finance is a live, online course taught by subject matter experts. Because the lectures are online, the course can be completed from anywhere.

The duration of the online course Certificate Program in Quantitative Finance is 7 months.