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:
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
Any person holding valid certificate.
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
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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 : email@example.com
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