National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) is a public trust, established by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator for securities markets in India. NISM seeks to add to market quality through educational initiatives. It is an autonomous body governed by its Board of Governors.

NISM’s vision is to lead, catalyze and deliver educational initiatives to enhance the quality of participation in the securities markets. NISM engages in capacity building among stakeholders in the securities markets through financial literacy, professional education, certification, enhancing governance standards and fostering policy research. 

NISM’s School for Certification of Intermediaries (SCI) develops and conducts certification examinations and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs that aim to ensure that professionals meet the defined minimum common knowledge benchmark for various critical market functions.

NISM certification examinations and educational programs cater to different segments of intermediaries focusing on varied product lines and functional areas. NISM Certifications have established knowledge benchmarks for various market products and functions such as Equities, Mutual Funds, Derivatives, Compliance, Operations, Advisory and Research.

NISM certification examinations and training programs provide a structured learning plan and career path to students and job aspirants who wish to make a professional career in the Securities markets.


Moody’s Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools, training and best practices for understanding, measuring and managing risk.  

Within Moody’s Analytics, the Training & Certification Division sets the worldwide standard for financial services education.  The division’s goal is to advance the skills of financial services professionals, raising standards and bringing greater market efficiency and investor protection.  By doing this, Moody’s Analytics aims to help ensure trust and confidence in the financial system.  

 Moody’s Analytics offers a range of certifications and customizable learning solutions for professionals across the financial services industry.  Working at both the individual and company level, Moody’s Analytics solutions help drive best practices and build competencies that improve overall performance and profitability.

 In 2010, Moody’s Analytics acquired CSI (the Canadian Securities Institute).  Since it was established in 1970, over three-quarters of a million financial professionals have chosen CSI for their career training and development.  Through this collaboration, Moody’s Analytics has been able to leverage the expertise of the most experienced and trusted financial services industry educator endorsed by regulatory authorities in Canada.

Moody’s Analytics’ educational programs provide financial services professionals with unrivaled breadth and depth of content, subject matter expertise and practical application of complex concepts.  They include industry-leading eLearning, web-classes, in-person training, mentoring and proctored examinations to ensure performance improvement, skills consistency and attainment of required standards.

Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $3.5 billion in 2015, employs approximately 10,800 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com