About Equity Derivatives

Equity Derivatives has become a demand and a knowledge benchmark, for the Investor/ Traders who wishes to enter into trading business in Indian Stock Markets. This module is made especially for those who are interested to know about the industry and its functioning.

Why should one enroll in this course?
  • Know the basics of the Indian Equity Derivatives Market.
  • Understand the various trading strategies
  • Understand the clearing, settlement and risk management of the product.
  • Know the regulatory environment in which Equity Derivative Markets operate in India.
Who will benefit from this course?
  • Students who are interested in this subject
  • Investors & Traders Lobby
  • Financial Planners & Advisors
  • House-wife’s
  • Analysts
  • Equity Research professionals
  • Bankers & its Employee’s
  • Teachers & Professionals
  • Employees of Stock Broking Company
Course Details

Duration: 30 hours (15 days)

Fees: Rs. 15000/-

Refund of fees: Rs.5000/- if examination cleared in first attempt.

Second attempt for examination additional: Rs. 2100/-

Contents of this course

DAY 1 – Basics of Derivatives
  • Basics of Derivatives
  • Derivative Market – History and Evolution
  • Indian Derivative Market
  • Market Participants
  • Types of Derivatives Market
  • Significance of Derivatives
  • Various risk faced by the participants in Derivatives
DAY 2 – Understanding Index
  • Introduction to Index
  • Significance of Index
  • Types of Stock Market Indices
  • Attributes of an Index
  • Index Management
  • Major Indices in India
  • Application of Indices
DAY 3 – Instruction to Forward and Futures
  • Introduction to Forward and Futures Contracts
  • Pay off charts for Futures contract
  • Futures Pricing
  • Commodity, Equity and Index Futures
  • Uses of Futures
DAY 4 – Instruction to Options
  • Basics of Options
  • Pay off Charts for Options
  • Basics of Option Pricing and Option Greeks
  • Uses of Options
DAY 5 – Option Trading Strategies
  • Option Spreads
  • Straddle
  • Strangle
  • Covered Call
  • Protective Put
  • Collar
  • Butterfly Spread
DAY 6 – Introduction to Trading System
  • Trading System
  • Selection criteria of Stocks for Trading
  • Selection criteria of Index for Trading
  • Adjustments for Corporate Actions
  • Position Limit
  • Using Daily Newspapers to Track Futures and Options
DAY 7 – Introduction to Clearing and Settlement System
  • Clearing Members
  • Clearing Mechanism
  • Settlement Mechanism
  • Risk Management
  • Margining and Mark to Market under SPAN
DAY 8 – Legal and Regulatory Environment
  • Securities Contract (Regulation) Act, 1956
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992
  • Regulation in Trading
  • Regulations in Clearing, Settlement and Risk Management
  • Major recommendations of Dr. L. C. Gupta Committee
  • Major recommendations of Prof. J. R. Verma Committee
DAY 9 – Accounting and Taxation
  • Accounting
  • Taxation of Derivative Transaction in Securities
DAY 10 – Sales Practices and Investors Production Services
  • Understanding Risk profile of the Client
  • Investors Grievance Mechanism
Day 11 – Recap & Revision
Day 12 – Recap & Revision
Day 13 – Recap & Revision
Day 14 – Recap & Revision
Day 15 – Recap & Revision


1. 1. You are eligible for a refund until the course / specialization launches on the platform however kindly note 25% reduction will be done on the amount paid if applied for cancellation.

2. You are not eligible for a refund after earning a Course Certificate, even if you complete a course in a short period.

3. Rs.5000/- will be refunded as a token of reward if examination is cleared in first attempt.

Yes—to enroll in an individual course, search for the course title in the catalog.

Yes, kindly contact Nathani Finance

15 Days Classroom Training

1 Day for Examination

New Batch admission will start every month.

No specific background is required for this course, anybody can join having interest in this Industry.

Although you can take the courses in any order, however we do recommend that you follow the suggested sequence of courses

Yes, Successful candidates will be rewarded the Certificate by the below mentioned organisations post clearing the exams.

Nathani Institute Pvt. Ltd.

National Institute of Securities Markets

National Stock Exchange Ltd.