Know your best Career Option in Finance Industry


Money…sounds good for everyone and in this materialistic world everyone wants to earn it as much as possible with no limits defined. Also for a student it matters a lot to make a good career and make money. There are many career options are available to choose, the financial service industry is one such good option. The financial service industry is again divided into banking and non-banking financial company (NBFC).Banking industry plays a big role in the Indian economy and it is one of the biggest successful well-known industries in India. But when it comes to NBFC, somehow two major industries exists i.e. Insurance and Securities.

career in securities market

The securities industry, particularly, in India is emerging like never before. There is a lot of scope in terms of making money as well as a good career. It is one such avenue where a student can gain practical knowledge on investment. So when one is looking for a career in the securities industry, fields like stock broking industry, mutual fund industry, stock exchanges are most preferable.

If someone is looking for a career in the broking industry, there are mainly four kinds of roles one can choose.

  1. Sales (Marketing)
  2. Back office (operation)
  3. Dealing (Finance)
  4. Analyst (Finance)

Above four types of roles are the major job executions in Broking Company. To protect the investors SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India) has evolved some criteria for the employee of Securities Company. So an employee can educate and guide an investor in the proper manner to meet the risk associated with an investment in securities. NISM (National Institute of Securities market) is a fully subsidiary of SEBI, which provides certain certification courses which are a gateway to the securities industry.

Below are the certifications:-

For Dealing   NISM-Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives Certification Examination
NISM Series I: Currency Derivatives Certification Examination
For Back office NISM Series VI: Depository Operations Certification Examination
For Analyst  NISM Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination
For Sales NISM-Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives Certification Examination

These above certifications are essential if someone is interested in making a career in the broking industry.

Mutual fund industry is similar to broking industry in job category .main functions in mutual fund industry is

  • Sales (Marketing)
  • Back office (operation)

So for sales job same as NISM certification is mandatory by SEBI.

For sales, NISM-Series-B: Mutual Fund Foundation Certification Examination, NISM-Series-V-C: Mutual Fund Distributors (Level 2) Certification Examination is the parameters.

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Hope this article will give some idea about roles in securities industry jobs.

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