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NISM Series V A - Mutual Fund Distributor

FREE Mutual Fund Distributor Training of Mutual Fund Distributor

Banking Financial Services and Insurance Sector Skill Council of India in association with Hrishi Computer Education is seeking candidates to provide training on Mutual Fund viz NISM Series V A Exam to make them Mutual Fund Distributors.

About Course:

  • Name: Mutual Fund Distributor viz NISM Series V A Exam
  • Duration: 24 Hours [Per Day 2 Hours Online Session
  • Trainer: Expert Certified Industry Trainer

Candidate Eligibility Criteria

  • Age: The candidate should be above 24 years of age as of the date of Mobilization
  • Education: Graduate in any stream


24 hrs.


1 Days/ 2 Hours

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The complete syllabus of this course is given below:

Module 1

  • Investors and their Financial Goals
  • Savings or Investments?
  • Different Asset Classes
  • Investment Risks
  • Risk Measures and Management Strategies
  • Behavioral Biases in Investment Decision Making
  • Risk Profiling
  • Understanding Asset Allocation
  • Do-it-yourself versus Taking Professional Help

Module 2

  • Concept of a Mutual fund
  • Classification of Mutual Funds
  • Growth of the mutual fund industry in India

Module 3

  • Structure of Mutual Funds in India
  • Key Constituents of a Mutual Fund
  • Organization Structure of Asset Management Company
  • Role and Support function of Service Providers
  • Role and Function of AMFI

Module 4

  • Role of Regulators in India
  • Role of Securities and Exchange Board of India
  • Due Diligence Process by AMCs for Distributors of Mutual Funds
  • Investor Grievance Redress Mechanism
  • AMFI Code of Conduct for Intermediaries

Module 5

  • Mandatory Documents
  • Non-Mandatory Disclosures

Module 6

  • The role and importance of mutual fund distributors
  • Different kinds of mutual fund distributors
  • Modes of distribution
  • Pre-requisites to become Distributor of a Mutual Fund
  • Revenue for a mutual fund distributor
  • Commission Disclosure mandated by SEBI
  • Due Diligence Process by AMCs for Distributors of Mutual Funds
  • Difference between distributors and Investment Advisors
  • Nomination facilities to Agents/Distributors and Payment of Commission to Nominee
  • Change of distributor

Module 7

  • Computation of Net Assets of Mutual Fund Scheme and NAV
  • Concept of Entry and Exit Load and its impact on NAV
  • NAV, Total expense ratio and pricing of units for the Segregated Portfolio

Module 8

  • Applicability of taxes in respect of mutual funds
  • Capital Gains
  • Dividend income
  • Stamp Duty on Mutual Fund Units
  • Setting off of Capital Gains and Losses under Income Tax Act
  • Securities Transaction Tax
  • Tax benefit under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act
  • Tax Deducted at Source
  • Applicability of GST

Module 9

  • The NFO process
  • New Fund Offer Price/On-going Offer Price for subscription
  • Investment Plans and Services
  • Allotment of Units to the Investor
  • Account statements for investments
  • Mutual Fund Investors
  • Filling the Application Form for Mutual Funds
  • Financial Transactions with Mutual Funds
  • Cut-off Time and Time Stamping
  • KYC Requirements for Mutual Fund Investors
  • Systematic Transactions
  • Operational aspects of Systematic Transactions
  • Non-Financial Transactions in Mutual Funds
  • Change in Status of Special Investor Categories
  • Investor transactions – turnaround times

Module 10

  • General and Specific Risk Factors
  • Factors that affect mutual fund performance
  • Drivers of Returns and Risk in a Scheme
  • Measures of Returns
  • SEBI Norms regarding Representation of Returns by Mutual Funds in India
  • Risks in fund investing with a focus on investors
  • Measures of Risk
  • Certain Provisions with respect to Credit risk

Module 11

  • Benchmarks and Performance
  • Price Return Index or Total Return Index
  • Basis of Choosing an appropriate performance benchmark
  • Benchmarks for equity schemes
  • Benchmarks for Debt Schemes
  • Benchmarks for Other Schemes
  • Quantitative Measures of Fund Manager Performance
  • Tracking Error
  • Scheme Performance Disclosure

Module 12

  • Scheme Selection based on Investor needs, preference and risk-profile
  • Risk levels in mutual fund schemes
  • Scheme Selection based on investment strategy of mutual funds
  • Selection of Mutual Fund scheme offered by different AMCs or within the scheme category
  • Selecting options in mutual fund schemes
  • Do’s and Don’ts while selecting mutual fund schemes

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