Post Graduate Program in Capital Market

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Program Covering Capital Markets, Asset Management, Global IB & Product Control Operations

Delivered in Collaboration with Societe Generale, Aditya Birla, Thomson Reuters & BSE

Digitally-Enhanced Learning with Access to Live Terminals

Assured Placement at Leading Investment Banks, Security, Asset Management and Brokerage Firms

Eligibility: Recent Graduates / Post Graduates with 0-3 years work experience only


Classroom Training

Online Instructor-Led Training

Online Self Paced Videos

Capital Market Certification Course

The post graduate program in Capital Markets is a comprehensive 350+ hour program with placement-assurance, providing aspirants with in-depth exposure to global and Indian capital markets. The course covers capital market products – both listed and OTC, capital market operations, asset management, mutual funds, product control and risk management. The Operations modules comprehensively cover the trade life cycle, settlements, fund accounting and administration, product control, risk management, advanced excel and dash boarding.

On completion of the program, aspirants will be equipped to take on roles in investment banks, brokerage houses, asset management companies, mutual fund and hedge fund houses.

Key Highlights


Industry-Endorsed Curriculum
Holistic curriculum endorsed by leading firms such as Societe Generale and Aditya Birla


1:1 Industry Mentorship
Monthly guidance by dedicated industry leaders on any academic and career related queries

Imarticus Immersion
Exchange ideas and interact with experts from leading companies at Imarticus’ alumni networking events


Career Services
Supercharge your employability through mock interviews, resume building and placement services

Placement Assurance
Guaranteed interview opportunities at leading investment banks, security, asset management and brokerage firms


Smart Classroom
Blended learning via technologically enhanced classroom training, supplemented by lecture recording and 24/7 LMS access

Digitally Enhanced Learning
Access to the BSE Terminal and Thomson Reuters Eikon for live trades and analysis


PG Capital Markets Curriculum

Starter Kit

Financial Accounting

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Specific Financial Items
  • Financial Statement Preparation

Financial Analysis and Reporting

  • Ratio Analysis
  • Different types of ratios and their interpretations

Quantitative Techniques

  • Time value of money
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Basic Statistics
  • Probability
  • Hypothesis


  • Role of Government in an Economy
  • Fiscal deficit
  • Business cycles
  • Inflation/Deflation and its effect
  • Demand and Supply

Financial Products

Financial Markets

  • Role and Structure of Financial Markets
  • Role of stock exchanges in growth markets – BSE Case study


  • Raising Capital – Role of Investment Banks
  • Merchant Bankers and Investment Managers
  • IPO Process
  • Listing of Shares on the Exchange
  • Pricing models
  • Fundamental analysis
  • Technical analysis

Fixed Income

  • Meaning
  • Types
  • Usage
  • YTM
  • Duration
  • Price Interest rate sensitivity

Money Markets

  • Structure
  • RBI Role
  • REPO
  • COD
  • Overnight
  • FX Markets

Derivatives – LISTED

  • Options : Basics and advanced strategies
  • Futures : Basics and Margin calculations

Derivatives – OTC

  • Meaning
  • parties
  • usage
  • Interest rate swaps
  • Credit default Swaps
  • Cross currency
  • Foreign exchange swaps

Portfolio Management

  • Financial Planning – Risk and Return
  • Strategic Asset Allocation
  • Investment types – Growth
  • Value
  • Small cap
  • Types of portfolio management – Active
  • Passive

Mutual Funds

  • Meaning and concept
  • Mutual fund Industry – Custodians
  • RTA
  • Regulators
  • Fund Structures
  • Types of Mutual Funds

Hedge Funds

  • Meaning and concept
  • Hedge fund strategies Role of Prime broker in Hedge fund

Domestic Capital Market Operations

Trade life cycle of Equity, Options and Futures

  • Trade Execution
  • Booking and Enrichment
  • Confirmations using BSE Platform
  • Trade Matching – BSE Platform
  • Role of clearing banks
  • Recons – FRONT TO BACK
  • Margin calls
  • Collateral Management
  • Rollover

Trade Life Cycle of Mutual Funds

  • Investing in NFO
  • Asset allocation by the fund manager
  • Subscription and Redemption Process
  • Transfer agent roles and responsibility
  • Custodian role and responsibility
  • Expense management
  • Growth/Income/Dividend distribution
  • Net asset value calculation

Reporting and Performance Attribution

  • Performance benchmarks
  • Return on investment
  • Treynor
  • Sharpe ratios

Global Capital Market Support

Trade Life Cycle – OTC Products

  • Steps in TLC for OTC Products – Trade Initiation
  • Trade Execution
  • Trade Capture
  • Trade Enrichment
  • Affirmations
  • Confirmation
  • Settlements
  • Reconciliation
  • ISDA

Global Markets Finance

  • Middle Office Operations
  • Product Control
  • Trader Flash – P&L Management
  • Liquidity
  • Treasury Management – CLS Settlements
  • CCP’s

Fixed Income operations

  • Introduction to Mortgages
  • Fixed Income Operations – ABS
  • MBS
  • Fixed Income Operations
  • Collateral Debt Obligations
  • Securitization
  • Interest servicing – Role of depository like DTC ,
  • Full and Partial calls
  • Brady Pair offs
  • Bond maturity
  • Bond defaults

Shared Services operations


  • Money Laundering
  • Anti Money Laundering
  • Stages of Money Laundering


  • Components of KYC
  • Steps in KYC
  • Risk Classification

Reference Data Management

  • Types of Data
  • SSI’s
  • Security Identification Numbers
  • Pricing Data
  • Functions of RDM

Corporate Actions

  • What are Corporate Actions?
  • Types of Corporate Actions
  • Life Cycle of Corporate Actions

Regulatory Reporting

  • Basel Norms
  • DFA
  • EMIR
  • PMLA

MIS, Automation and Dash boarding

  • Basic excel
  • advanced excel
  • Tableau
  • Automation case study

Career Services

Communication Skills

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Presentation Skills

Business Etiquette

  • Communication Etiquette (Phone/Email)

Resume Writing

  • Writing Resumes
  • Creating LinkedIn Profiles

Interview Preparation

  • Interview Preparation
  • Group Discussion
  • Mock Interviews

Training Methodology

The program is delivered using an innovative, experiential learning methodology that blends classroom lectures with self-paced instructor videos that you can consume at your own pace. You will not only gain theoretical knowledge of capital markets, but also gain exposure to business perspectives and industry best practices through guest lectures, mentorship sessions, and project submissions.
In addition, you get hands-on experience of using digital technologies that are employed in the market such as:




Classroom Training: Industry experienced instructor in a well-designed classroom environment for optimal learning, and quick query resolution.



Real Life Learning: Go beyond traditional rote learning through the use of live financial analysis and trading terminals, real-life scenarios, and classroom discussions.



Assessments: Each topic is followed by Quizzes, Tests and Assignments that help understand and internalize key concepts.



Centralized Learning: Manage your performance across the program through a state-of-the-art learning management system.



  • OTC Derivative Products
  • Role of ISDA
  • Trade Life Cycle of OTC Products and Middle Office Operations
  • Regulations


  • NFO and Asset Allocation Process
  • Fund Accounting and Administration
  • Calculation of Net Asset Value
  • Performance Attribution and Reporting

Thomson Reuters

  • Hands-on Experience on Reuters Eikon Terminal
  • Fundamental and Technical Analysis


  • Direct Connection to Bombay Stock Exchange to Understand Matching of Trades and Order Management
  • Case Study on BSE


The PGP in Capital Markets comes with Imarticus’ Placement Assurance. On completing the third semester, eligible candidates can expect placement opportunities across top-tier investment banks, brokerage houses, asset management companies, mutual fund and hedge fund houses.

The Career Assistance Services (CAS) team works hand in hand with you from the first placement session during the program launch right until the final mock interviews on course completion. We thoroughly prepare you to be interview-ready and ensure you land your dream job.


“I have had an amazing experience with Imarticus Learning. Here, I was engaged in finance course to acquire knowledge about Finance. This platform provided me with an in-depth knowledge of this course along with offering you various real-world experiences. Various practical approaches were undertaken during this domain study where simultaneous importance was provided to soft skills for our overall personality development. The teaching faculty is efficient with industry experiences and their eagerness to help us throughout the learning process.”

-Anjali jethanandani

“The knowledge I gained at Imarticus was in-depth and vastly extensive. The curriculum was really informative which included various online videos, course materials, and reference materials. In addition to this, the case studies and the projects we were indulged with were highly effective. The faculty members were extremely efficient and had industry experiences. They supported us throughout the learning process and guided us by clearing our doubts. Their time and efforts were worth mentioning as they boosted up our personality and helped us be self-confident.”

-Punit Maniar


“I really had a remarkable experience with Imarticus while undertaking this course with them. The amalgamation of the theoretical knowledge along with related practical experiences made it easy to understand the concepts and underlying principles in this course. The trainers and the teaching faculty were very supportive and helped us clear our doubts and help us in our personality development. I highly recommend Imarticus because this platform is the source of knowledge and experiences which help in the development of an individual thus making them competent.”

-Shweta Pilankar


  • Indian Markets
  • Equity Dealers
  • Portfolio Advisors
  • Fund Accountant
  • Relationship Manager
  • Fund Administrator
  • Global Market Operations
  • Settlements/Corporate Actions
  • Core Ops – Risk and Control
  • Equity and Derivative Operations
  • Fixed Income and Currency Operations
  • Treasury/ Product control
  • Treasury Analyst
  • Liquidity Management
  • Clearing Operations
  • Middle Office Operations
  • Compliance Analyst

The Imarticus Careers Assistance Services (CAS) team provides a rigorous career and industry mentorship process that is customized to your needs.



Refining and polishing the candidate’s resume with insider tips to help them land their dream job



Preparing candidates to ace HR and Technical interview rounds with model interview questions and answers



Preparing candidates to face interview scenarios through 1:1 and panel mock interviews with industry veterans



Access to all available leads and references from open and private networks on our placement portal



Assured 3 interview opportunities at leading firms to ensure you get placed


On completion of the Post Graduate Program in Capital Markets, aspirants will receive an industry-endorsed Certificate of Excellence from Imarticus Learning, co-branded by our program partners – Societe Generale, Aditya Birla, Thomson Reuters & BSE.


Imarticus Immersion

Imarticus Immersion is an industry-driven networking event that we organize for our students to provide them with an opportunity to:

Network with industry veterans

Gain valuable insights from industry speakers

Connect with Imarticus alumni group

Participate in the batch convocation ceremony


A Program Mentor is the one-point contact for a PG student for query-resolution and support throughout their learning journey with Imarticus.
Our program mentors will help you with:

Academic Assistance

  • Provide unparalleled 1:1 support and guidance
  • Help execute in-class assignments and case studies
  • Discuss and identify learning gaps and offer solutions such as refresher sessions and one-on-one project feedback

Career Assistance

  • Maintain close interaction with students during the career assistance and placements phase of the program
  • Talk you through industry insights and best practices
  • Provide you with interview tips and job search advice

Monitor Progress

  • Set learning goals
  • Discuss your progress status with Trainers and other Industry Mentors on a regular basis to ensure consistent advancement

Industry speak

Jatinder Salwan
Location Head – Human Resources, Societe Generale Global Solution Centre – Chennai
“Societe Generale is proud to be associated with Imarticus Learning for the Post Graduate Program in Capital Markets. We believe by bringing the industry relevance to this PG program we are helping to get the freshers & young professionals job ready from day one. This partnership is reflective of the corporates growing participation in India’s financial services ecosystem.”

Industry Advisors

Making the most of our deep connects with the industry, a senior Industry professional is on hand to mentor you to narrow down your career choices, evaluate your project submissions and give you constructive feedback.



MCX Board Member, Ex-Country Head, Corporate And IB



SBI Board Member, Ex-Bank of America, Merrill Lynch



Director – Barclays



Ex-Managing Director, RBS


The Post Graduate Program in Capital Markets is ideal for students and professionals who are interested in a career in capital markets at global investment banking firms, mutual funds, asset management companies, brokerage houses, and like exposure to a fast-paced environment with deadlines and risk.


  • Recent Graduates: Experienced individuals looking to transition into the capital markets domain
  • Professionals: Professionals with 0 – 2 years of experience looking to transition into the capital markets domain

Admission Process

Step 1

Basic qualification check: Academic certificates

Step 2

Pre-assessment: Online aptitude test

Step 3

In person interview: Communication, motivation

Differed Payment Plans

Imarticus Learning offers aspirants the option to pay their program fee in three easy instalments or reach out to our payment partners for education loans and payment plans.


Lourdes Miranda

Expertise– Middle & Back Office Operations


Harish Thakkar

Expertise – Global & Indian Capital Markets, Products & Operations Lifecycle


Rakshith Rao

Expertise – Middle Office & Core Operations – Equities and Treasury Operations


Manish Kumar

Expertise – Business Communication & Behavioral training



What is the duration of the Post Graduate program in Capital Markets?
The PGP in Capital markets is a 350+ hour, 4-month program done full time (on weekdays).
What study material will be provided to us for the Post Graduate program in Capital Markets?
The core learning will happen via classroom lectures at the center where you registered. In addition, this program also comes with self-paced Instructor Videos that will supplement your learning. You will also have access to additional study material like recordings of classes, PowerPoint presentations, case studies, quizzes and eBooks on the learning portal.
You will be given extended access to a fully integrated online learning portal where all your learning materials will be uploaded. You will need to log in to the learning portal using the credentials provided and navigate through the portal as required.
What is the eligibility criteria for placements on completion of the Post Graduate program in Capital Markets?
In order to be eligible for placement, candidates need to clear all Imarticus exams with at least 60% grades and ensure an average attendance of at least 80% in each of the three semesters.
What are the fees for the Post Graduate program in Capital Markets?
The PGP in Capital Markets costs Rs. 190,000/-
You can pay by Credit card, Debit Card or Net banking from all leading banks.
In the event you are unable to pay, we offer EMI loan options as well

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