About Mutual Fund Distributor Level I

Mutual Fund Distributor module is for all those who are interested to elect the career in Indian Mutual Fund Industry. This module will create a minimum knowledge for all persons involved in selling and distributing Mutual Fund products.

Why should one enroll in this course?
  • Know the basics of Mutual Fund, their role and structure.
  • Different kinds of Mutual Fund Schemes and their Features.
  • Know how Mutual Funds are distributed in market-place.
  • How specified schemes are to be evaluated & recommended.
  • Understanding of rules & regulations along with legalities, accounting, valuations and taxation
  • Get financial planning as an approach to investing in Mutual Fund which will help to develop long term relationships with their clients.
Who will benefit from this course?
  • To become an Individual Mutual Fund Distributor
  • Additional benefit to employees of Organisation engaged in Sales and Distribution of Mutual Funds
  • Employees of Asset Management Companies especially persons engaged in Sales and Distribution of Mutual Funds
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 – Concepts And Role Of Mutual Fund
  • Introduction
  • Types of Funds
  • Key Development over the Years
Day 2 – Fund Structure And Constituents
  • Legal Structure of Mutual Funds in India
  • Key Constituents of a Mutual Fund
  • Other Service Providers
Day 3 – Legal And Regulatory Environment
  • Role of Regulators in India
  • Investment Restrictions for Schemes
  • Investors Right and Obligations
  • Can a Mutual Fund Scheme go bust?
  • Appendix 1: AMFI Code of Ethics
  • Appendix 2: AMFI's Code of Conduct for Intermediaries of Mutual Fund
Day 4 – Offer Document
  • Offer Document – NFO, SID, SAI
  • Key Information Memorandum
  • Appendix 3: Format of Scheme Information Document (SID)
  • Appendix 4: Key Information Memorandum
Day 5 – Fund Distribution And Channel Management Practices
  • Distribution Channels
  • Channel Management Practices
Day 6 – Accounting, Valuation And Taxation
  • Accounting and Expenses
  • Valuation
  • Taxation
Day 7 – Investor Services
  • Mutual Fund Investors
  • KYC Requirements for Mutual Fund Investors
  • PAN Requirements and Micro SIPs
  • Additional Documentation Requirements applicable for Institutional Investors
  • Demat Account
  • Transactions with Mutual Funds
  • Transactions through the Stock Exchange
  • Investment Plans and Services
  • Appendix 5: KYC Forms for Individual
  • Appendix 6: KYC Forms for Non-individuals
  • Appendix 7: KYC Change Form for Individuals
Day 8 – Return, Risk And Performance Of Funds
  • Drivers of Returns and Risk in a Scheme
  • Measures of Returns
  • Drivers of Risk in a Scheme
  • Measures of Risk
  • Benchmarks and Performance
  • Quantitative Measures of Fund Manager Performance
Day 9 – Scheme Selection
  • How to choose between Scheme Categories?
  • How to select a Scheme within a Scheme Category?
  • Which is the Better Option within a Scheme?
  • Sources of Data to track Mutual Fund Performance
Day 10 – Selecting The Right Investment Products For Investors
  • Financial and Physical Assets
  • Gold – Physical or Financial?
  • Real Estate – Physical or Financial?
  • Using Mutual Funds to Meet Investors Goals
  • National Pension System (NPS)
  • Other Financial Products
Day 11 – Helping Investors With Financial Planning Concepts
  • Introduction to Financial Planning
  • Alternate Financial Planning Approaches
  • Life Cycle and Wealth Cycle in Financial Planning
Day 12 – Recommending Model Portfolios And Financial Plans
  • Risk Profiling
  • Asset Allocation
  • Model Portfolios
  • List of Abbreviations
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.