NCFM Exams

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Have been thinking for some time to get certified in the capital / financial markets. Not only will this be helpful in my quest to change my career towards the finance line. But also, to have a better understanding of the market and its behaviour.

After some research and querying some friends, i came to know about the National Stock Exchange’s Certification in Financial Markets (NCFM) exams. Over the next few months/years, i plan to get certified in a few areas like

Financial Market

Capital Market (Dealers module)

Derivatives Market (Dealers module)

AMFI – Mutual Fund (Basic module)

AMFI – Mutual Fund (Advisors module)

Since am a novice in this field, am sure to find the going tough. Any help in the form of advise, tips, personal experiences with the exam would be much appreciated.

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  1. JB says:

    Whatever you do, make sure the qualification is internationally recognised.

    Also, I note that none of the areas you have listed include risk management. This is pretty essential to understanding your market of choice.

    Personally, I hate Funds Management. Other than Treasury functions, this is basically sales.

  2. mumbaikar says:

    What an excellent idea. I wonder if there is an alternate way to get hold of the study material where just addresses of establishment are listed.

    You have got me started on this as well. Thanks!

  3. Liju Philip says:

    JB, thanks for reminding. Yup, need to do some research on risk mgmt too. There is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certification also which am looking at.

    Mumbaikar, most of the study material for NCFM is found at the NSE website.

    Except mutual funds courseware which we need to buy from the AMFI office in mumbai.

  4. sweta kishorpuria says:

    Dear All,

    Right now i am working with a securities company i.e.ICICI i am also appering for an ncfm exam on capital marketing ,i have got an experience of 2.2 years can u suggest me what kind of pay i should get if i clear up with this.


  5. Liju Philip says:

    Sweta, am a newbie myself. Maybe you can share some info with me.

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  9. anu says:

    I am appearing for the nse cash exam next month.Give me some valuable advices regarding the type pf questions

  10. VIJAY says:

    Dear divya you can register online / offline at, you can checkout on Topic NCFM in their site.You have to take Rs.1000/- dd in the name of “national stock exchange of india ltd”.

  11. VIJAY says:

    Dear Anu You can visti NSE india site and appear for a mock test in the module you are taking.
    You can see the pattern of question there and you
    can prepare well for more wieightage chapters as indicated in Text book provided by NSE.

  12. manshul goel says:

    Hi vijay…
    I am having exam of securities after 3 days.
    But the problem is that i am not able to prepare for the exam. from the 8 chapters i am able to complete 3 chapters in total and my situation is terrible. Plz give me some tips to crack the exam.

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  14. gracyj says:

    please send me the advisors moduel material of amfi with solved paper

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  16. RAJAN says:

    ncfm detail tell me

  17. ARUN SOMY says:

    Dear sir
    May I know from where I can get hold of NCFM exam old question papers with answer key.Please help me.

    Your’s sincerely
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  18. ABHIKUNDU says:

    hi all,
    I have cleared NCFM Certification of NSE in :
    -Derivative (Dealers) Module ,
    -Capital Market (Dealers) Module ,
    – Mutual Funds Advisory Module (AMFI) .
    and that too in first attempt only,each time.

    As it is a very simple to clear it,if anyone faces any difficulty for its preparation or could not clear it ,can contact me at:

  19. ABHIKUNDU says:

    Most of the students who appear for NCFM Certification don’t know that :
    In case of Derivative Module and Capital Market Module :
    There is no need to clear Derivative (Basic) Module ,Capital Market (Basic) Module ,
    if they have already cleared Derivative (Dealer) Module ,Capital Market (Dealer) Module.

  20. Ravi says:

    Hi there, I am planning to appear for NCFM, few questions:
    1. Can I register online?
    2. Do I need to mention the date for the exam right at time of registration, or can I just register and enter the date later on?
    3. Do we need to refer any other books apart from the study material, since I am a layman in this field?

  21. Muneesh shukla says:

    Pls let me Know what Academic is req. for appearing NCFM

  22. chethan says:

    I personally feel NCFM exams are simply waste of money unless u realy want to make ur career in such fields eg.. sale of mutual funds (AMFI)…. download material from nse site and read urself… and give online mock test that is more than sufficient… look for exams like CA, CS, CFA (US) which are really worth ….

  23. Abhinav S Raghuvanshi says:

    I would like to know more abt NCFM exams. wht study material / books is required to clear ths exam?what kind of career one can expect after getting ths certification ? Is ths really helpfull in making career in stock market? kindly help me with advices n experiences


  24. Gayathri says:

    I am also looking for the ways to switch my career line to finance.. well, i took one NCFM beginners module and scored well. I feel that exam was very easy even anyone can get throught just mugging up. But if u really want to understand, u need to go in depth. when u read, be clear of what u read, if not , search in web and get clear understanding. That will help to face the interviews. if u want to take up certifications, please visit NSE website.
    Each ceritifications has its own cost and negative marks. so read carefully and apply for it. U can either pay through DD or Credit card. the rest of the details can be get from NSE website…

    Explore the world of finance… Exciting to live in finace… thanks….

  25. sameer khan says:

    dear friends
    if u have mock test of capital market (ncfm first module ) please send me in my e-mail
    my id is ..

    sameer khan

  26. rahul says:

    question paper of dealer module

  27. mukesh says:

    i want enter the exam NCFM
    what i do

  28. Bhavesh says:

    i want question paper with answer for preparing amfi advisory module

  29. MANISH GOEL says:

    i need the study material for NCFM ( mutual fund module).
    if you have the soft copy of that kindly mail me.



  30. samir says:

    please give me information regarding how to enrolled for ncfm exam

  31. neha says:

    hey plzz lemme knw which exam should i give first in NCFM

  32. kavita gaikwad says:

    Dear Sir/Madam.

    can anyone send me or tell the source where from i can get the question paper with answer preparing for the ncfm exams in capital market, derivatives and nsdl dp paperrs. (other than nse site), plz let me know as early as possible

    Warm regards




  34. shoaib says:

    i want to appear in the exams of 1and 2 module.please mail me procedure.

  35. PRATIK says:

    HI,I want to appear nsdl dp exam in next week. can u provide me with question paper…for practice

  36. RAHUL SHUKLA says:

    ncfm exams

  37. PUNEET KUMAR says:

    sir,i want to get certification in derivatives and capital market.for this ,from where i will get my syllabus and how can i apply for NCFM.

  38. suman says:

    Hi everybody,
    Can anyone help me by sending past question bank of NCFM exam any module at

  39. ankita says:

    i hv amfi, capital market and derivative study material + sample paper + presentations + mock test software of capital n derivative mail me if u want u can chk my orkut community also

  40. Vijay Maurya says:

    Hi this is Vijay from patna. May any body help to me for the preparation of capital market module… and i request thatif any body have twoor threeyearback question pls send me on

  41. saradha says:

    Can somebody give me the practice questions for NCFM – Capital Market Dealers Module.

  42. Divya says:

    Can somebody give me the practice questions for NCFM – Capital Market Dealers Module E-mail id is

  43. manish says:

    Please visit for all free materials.

  44. Nandini says:

    i want to know that how to enrolled in ncfm exam and when it is held.
    E-mail ID-

  45. Srinivas says:

    I am a B.TECH(FRESHER) FROM A REPUTED NIT. I am very much interested in pursuing my carreer in Finance.To begin with I cleared Beginners module in July 2008,Securities module in Jan 2009 and now Derivatives.I wish to know the next exam I should appear.

  46. sangita says:

    Can somebody give me the practice questions for NCFM – Capital Market Dealers Module E-mail id is

  47. sejal says:

    does nse conducts its exams in navi mumbai, if any one knows pls let me know

  48. Amandeep kour says:

    I have derivatives dealers module exam tomorrow.I would like to kno that is the nse’s derivatives dealers module book sufficient to clear the exam.I have gone through the book thoroughly.Could u suggest wat else i need to prepare apart from that.Is the qs.paper based on the qs. in the book.

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