Is taking CAT 2022 required for an IIM Calcutta Investment Banking and Capital Markets course?

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The Executive Programme in Investment Management in collaboration with IIM Calcutta is the perfect course for experienced professionals looking to advance and strengthen their professional futures. To continue your studies in an IMM you must have taken a CAT exam, in the case of the executive program taught by Imarticus in collaboration with IMM Calcutta, this is not necessary.

However, it is still important to know what the CAT exam is and what the requirements are for the IIM Calcutta Investment Banking and Capital Markets course.

What is the CAT exam?

In India, the Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most reputed entrance exams to management institutes in the country. The Indian Institute of Management (IMM) conducts this test on a rotational basis. 

The CAT exam has a specific syllabus, and it is common to prepare for it so as to devote adequate time to each section. The test is made up of three main sections:

  • Quantitative Aptitude: Arithmetic, mensuration, geometry time and work, number system, and algebra.
  • Logical reasoning and Data Interpretation: Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, puzzles, blood relation, data case lets, graphs, decoding, and coding tables.
  • Verbal ability and reading comprehension: Para summary, Para jumbles, verbal ability, reading comprehension, and odd sentence out.

In the case of the IIM Investment Banking and Capital Markets course offered by Imarticus in collaboration with IMM Calcutta, this exam is not a prerequisite to apply for the program. However, of course, other requirements must be met in order to apply.

What Do You Need to Apply for The IIM Calcutta Capital Market Certification?

The IIM Investment Banking and Capital Markets course is perfect for those looking to become a director or simply looking to boost their career. The minimum requirements to apply for the program are:

  • minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience.
  • minimum 50% marks in graduation/postgraduation.

Being part of the IIM investment banking & capital market course will give you the tools to enhance the productive development of any company. The knowledge and experience will help you develop strategies to achieve your goals or even set them.

What Will You Learn with This Certification?

Investment banking is in charge of helping private companies, governments, and individual clients to raise capital. To raise such funds, investment banking positions itself as the client's agent in order to place securities (through issuance and sale) in the capital markets. 

On the other hand, the capital markets offer a wide range of financial products with different levels of risk for all types of investors. This variety allows a wide range of people to invest, those who have a lot of capital and those who have little, those who specialize in the field and those who are beginners, those who play it safe, and those who risk more.

In general, you will not only understand these concepts, but you will know how to use them throughout your career. Some of the topics you will have the opportunity to study in IIM Calcutta's capital markets certification are:

  • mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings
  • portfolio fund management
  • securities market research and valuation
  • securities market sales and trading
  • securities market regulations
  • financial accounting and analysis
  • financial management
  • financial economics
  • debt capital markets
  • equity capital markets

Imarticus is proud to partner with IMM Calcutta to offer this great program where you will not only learn the fundamentals but also the advanced components of Investment Banking and Capital Markets.

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