About Mutual Fund Foundation

Mutual Fund has become a demand and a knowledge benchmark, for the Investor who wishes to enter into the 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 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
  • Basics of financial planning as an approach to investing in Mutual Fund.
Who will benefit from this course?
  • Students who are interested in this subject
  • Investors & Traders Lobby
  • Financial Planners & Advisors
  • Investors & Traders Lobby
  • Equity Research
  • Bankers & its Employee's
  • Teachers & Professionals
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 – Introduction
  • Mutual Fund – An Investment Solution
  • Mutual Fund – Multiple Roles
  • A Snapshot of Mutual Fund Operations
  • A Snapshot of Investors, Transaction with Scheme
  • Assets under Management
  • New Cadre of Distributors
  • Advantages of Mutual Funds for Investors
  • Limitations of Mutual Funds
Day 2 – Fund Structure And Constituents
  • Legal Structure of Mutual Funds
  • Other Service Providers
  • Organisation of AMC
Day 3 – Mutual Fund Products
  • Open-ended, Close-ended and Interval Funds
  • Actively managed Funds and Passive funds
  • Equity, Debt and Hybrid Funds
  • Types of Equity Funds
  • Types of Debt Funds
  • Types of Hybrid Funds
  • Gold Funds
Day 4 – Performance Of Mutual Funds
  • Scheme Returns
  • Investor Returns
  • Risks
  • Risk-adjusted Returns
  • Scheme Comparison to Benchmark
Day 5 – Mutual Funds Taxation
  • Taxation of Mutual Fund Schemes
  • Taxation of Investors in Schemes
  • Selecting Options within a Scheme
Day 6 – Offer Document
  • NFO Process
  • Offer Document
  • Contents of SID
  • Contents of SAI
  • Key Information Memorandum
Day 7 – Fund Distribution And Sales Practices
  • Distribution Channels
  • Pre-requisites to Sell Mutual Fund Schemes
  • Conditions for Empanelment
  • Transaction Charges
  • Commission Structures
  • Nature of Relationship
  • SEBI Regulations Relating to Sales Practices
  • ACE and AGNI
Day 8 – Investor Transactions
  • Who can Invest in Mutual Funds
  • KYC Requirements for Mutual Fund Investors
  • Micro SIP's
  • Additional Documents for Institutional Investors
  • Distributor Processes for KYC
  • Demat Account
  • Investor's Transaction with the Fund
  • Payment Mechanism for Re-purchase of Units
  • Cut-off Time
  • Time-Stamping
  • Transactions through Stock Exchange
Day 9 – Investment Services
  • Options with a Scheme
  • Systematic Plans
  • Triggers
  • Statement of Accounts
  • Consolidated Account Statements (CAS)
  • Unit Certified and Demat
  • Nomination
  • Pledge
  • Other Services
Day 10 – Asset Classes
  • Equity
  • Debt
  • Gold
  • Real Estate
Day 11 – Financial Planning Concepts
  • Introduction to Financial Planning
  • Assessment of Financial Goals
  • Investment Horizon
  • Assessing Investment Requirement
  • Financial Planning Objectives & Benefits
  • Goal Oriented Planning and Comprehensive Financial Plan
Day 12 – Helping Investors With Financial Planning
  • Financial Planning Steps
  • Life Cycle
  • Wealth Cycle
  • Risk Profiling
  • Asset Allocation
  • Model Portfolios
  • Contingency Funds
  • Scheme Selection
  • Selecting Options within a Scheme
  • Sources of Data to Track Mutual Fund Schemes
  • Financial Planning Tools
Day 13 – Legal And Regulatory Environment
  • SEBI
  • AMFI
  • Expense List
  • Investors Rights
  • Investors Obligations
  • Can a Mutual Fund Scheme Fail?
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.