Mutual Funds Module 5A

Video Course has been developed to assist candidates preparing for the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) Certification Exam


On successful completion of the examination, the candidate should:
- Know the basics of mutual funds, their role and structure, different kinds of mutual fund schemes and their features.

- Understand how mutual funds are distributed in the marketplace, how schemes are to be evaluated, and how suitable products and services can be recommended to investors and prospective investors in the market.

- Get oriented to the legalities, accounting, valuation and taxation aspects underlying mutual funds and their distribution.

Assessment Structure
The examination consists of 100 questions of 1 mark each and should be completed in 2 hours. The passing score for the examination is 50 per cent. There shall be no negative marking.

How to register and take the examination
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About the Certification Examination for Mutual Fund Distributors
The examination seeks to create a common minimum knowledge benchmark for all persons involved in selling and distributing mutual funds including:
- Individual Mutual Fund Distributors.
- Employees of organizations engaged in sales and distribution of Mutual Funds
- Employees of Asset Management Companies especially persons engaged in sales and distribution of Mutual Funds

The certification aims to enhance the quality of sales, distribution and related support services in the mutual fund industry.


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