The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), which regulates India’s securities markets, founded the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) in 2006. The institute engages in a variety of capacity-building activities at various levels in order to improve the quality of securities markets. The NISM certification seek to construct a common minimum knowledge standard for all candidates involved in mutual funds sales and distribution, etc.
NISM is able to assist investors in making educated decisions about how to invest their money thanks to the knowledge gained via numerous courses and certifications offered by the organization.
The institute’s six excellence schools collaborate to create professionalized securities markets.
The six schools of excellence are –
- School for Securities Education
- School for Certification of Intermediaries
- School for Regulatory Studies and Supervision
- School for Investor Education and Financial Literacy
- School for Corporate Governance
- School for Securities Information and Research
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Certification of Associated Persons in Securities Markets) SEBI (CAPSM) Regulations, 2007, assigned two tasks to the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM).
NISM assists Indian market players in polishing their financial skills to the appropriate level of expertise. This enables them to deliver excellent service and actions to anyone interested in investing in the financial markets.