NSE Academy Limited (“NAL”), NALis a subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India Limited and Maharishi Shiksha Sansthan Group (MSSG), a renowned non-profit Educational Society have announced their tie-up to provide education and skill the students in around 200 schools and management institutes in the Financial Markets segment.
The tie-up entails the introduction of joint certification programme in FMM (Financial Markets Management) in schools, and BBA/B.Com., MBA/M.Com in Financial Markets in colleges, management institutes and universities from the academic session 2018-19.
As a part of the tie-up, NSE Academy is organizing Awareness Workshops for Principals and Teachers from 40 schools of MSSG from all over 16 states in the country.
This tie-up is in alignment with Government of India’s vision of developing skillsets of young population and the Banking & Financial Services sector is one of the key focus areas for skill development. Ministry for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has been set up by GOI to focus on skill development in order to reap the benefits of demographic dividend which India enjoys due to young population.
Mr. Ravi Varanasi, CEO NSE Academy said: “This Collaboration is an attempt to integrate the values propagated by Maharishi ji with evolving requirements in the job market so that students are well qualified and equipped to get premium job offers in the years to come. The tie up with MSSG which is having a chain of schools, colleges, management institutes and universities, will provide strong linkages to students to develop excellent skills in Financial Markets.”
Dr. Biswajit Saha, Director (Vocational and Training), CBSEsaid, “CBSE and NSE Academy has a long association in providing financial market skills to the students. The FMM programme provides an opportunity for vertical mobility for higher education as well as employable skills.”
Dr. Girish Chandra Varma, Chairman, Maharishi Shiksha Sansthansaid“Maharishi ji founded the Sansthan– with a view to instill ethics & values in the minds of aspiring students from all parts of the country–integrating Vedic Sciences with Contemporary knowledge & Career-focused Skills.”
The unique feature these courses offer is that the students can simultaneously appear for 2 separate examinations at the same time. The industry players will benefit from this course as well, as they would have job-ready professionals.
NSE Academy will train the faculties of the schools, colleges and also provide a simulated trading platform as well as an internet based mock investment, trading and portfolio management software so that students can develop essential skills for financial markets thus making them professional prepared for the job market.
A career in financial markets provides employable skills for life and virtually there is no retirement. One can work either full time or part time and can do investment and trading in equity market through telephone, mobile or internet from any part of the world.