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NISM VIII: Equity Derivatives Course by Ramandeep Singh

Published on Friday, January 29, 2021
Dear Readers, 

The NISM Series VIII- Equity Derivatives Certification Examination aims at creating a common minimum expertise standard for all persons who are involved in trading equity derivatives in a recognized stock exchange.

Exam Pattern

Name of Module: NISM-Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives Certification Examination

Test Duration (in minutes)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Pass Marks (%)

Certificate Validity (in years)






  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective Test i.e. one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted. 
  • Passing Certificate will be issued only to those candidates who have furnished or updated their Income Tax Permanent Account Number (PAN) in their registration details.





Unit 1

Basics of Derivatives

8 marks

Unit 2

Understanding Index

2 marks

Unit 3

Introduction to Forwards and Futures

25 marks

Unit 4

Introduction to Options

25 marks

Unit 5

Option Trading Strategies

3 marks

Unit 6

Introduction to Trading Systems

4 marks

Unit 7

Introduction to Clearing & Settlement System

13 marks

Unit 8

Legal and Regulatory Environment

15 marks

Unit 9

Accounting and Taxation

3 marks

Unit 10

Sales Practices & Investor Protection

2 marks

Note: The weightage is not official. It is as per the experience. 

NISM-Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives Certification Examination Course

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  • 100% Syllabus coverage through video classes
  • Study Material in PDF form
  • 5 full-length mock tests
  • Chapterwise quizzes
  • Systematic study plan
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