National Institute of Security Market PGPSM Admission 2018

Last Updated - December 12 2017

National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) is an educational institution and a public trust established in 2006 by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator of the securities markets in India. National Institute of Securities Markets has released notification for eligible candidates for admission into Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets (PGPSM) for the academic year 2018-2019. Candidates who want to take admission in PGPSM can fill their online Application Form. All the details of the application process, eligibility criteria, selection process and other information related to NISM PGPSM 2018 is given on this page.

The Post Graduate Program in Securities Markets (PGPSM) prepares next-generation market professionals with holistic understanding and essential skill-sets to meet the requirements of the dynamic securities markets industry. The program acts as a gateway to rewarding careers in the securities markets industry.

PGPSM is a unique opportunity for career aspirants in the securities markets to obtain in-depth understanding, both theoretical and practical, from an institute established by the Securities and Exchange Board of India.

Important Dates:

Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets (PGPSM)

Availability of online Application Forms
Saturday, 25 November 2017
Last date of receiving online applicationMonday, 7 May 2018
Declaration of Shortlisted applicants for interviewThursday, 10 May 2018
Selection Interviews at various locations12th May to 04th June 2018
Date of Result DeclarationThursday, 7 June 2018
Last date for payment of fees.
Monday, 2 July 2018
Commencement of the academic session
Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets (PGPSM)


Candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized University in India. Graduates in commerce, economics, finance & management are preferred. Students appearing their final years of graduation are also eligible to apply and will be granted provisional admission upon selection.

Age Limit

There is no age limit for appearing PGPSM. However, applicants less than 30 years of age as on the date of application are preferred.

How to apply?

Interested candidates may apply by filling the application form online. The Candidate Pay Application Fee is Rs.1000/- and is non-refundable. The fee can be paid By credit card, debit card, net banking or cash deposit. All application fee payment-related information is provided in the online application form.

Selection Process

Candidate will be shortlisted on the basis of their Profile, performance in the online test and Essay for Personal Interview. The final selection would be communicated via email by June 07, 2018. The selection of applicants would be at the sole discretion of NISM.

Selection Parameter

The final selection of the applicants will be based on the following Criteria totaling to 100.


Profile (Application Form)

a. Academic Qualification (20%)

b. Professional Experience (20%)


Essay Writing
Personal Interview40%

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