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National Stock Exchange LPU launched collaborative MBA BBA Programs in Financial Markets

Release Date:
30 May 2015


  • Students will receive NSE’s Certification in Financial Markets (NCFM) as Industry Skill Certification
  • Programs to provide practical knowledge and skills required to operate in the financial markets 

 The largest exchange in India National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Lovely Professional University (LPU) have tied-up and launched thereof joint MBA & BBA ‘Financial Markets’(FM) programs.  Commencing from this session, these latest management programs will provide practical knowledge and skills required to operate in the financial markets. Students will also receive NSE’s Certification in Financial Markets (NCFM) as Industry Skill Certification. First of its kind in the northern region, this prestigious collaboration will enable students to get academic & employable skills to enter major banks, rapidly growing financial markets and to become entrepreneurs.

Sr Assist Vice-President and Head - Northern Region NSE, Ms Rana Usman informed: “We are very excited on having collaboration with the largest university to evolve new academic discipline in Financial Markets (FM). NSE will provide contents, curriculum and access to the software for making students industry ready and prepare them to work in stock exchanges and international markets. This will help industry also as it will be able to recruit job ready stock-market professionals that will save time and resources required on training new employees.” NSE has also introduced an online examination system for testing and certification known as NSE's Certification in Financial Markets (NCFM). 

LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal said: “Our this collaboration is first of its kind  in the region and it will really benefit the enterprising Punjab people.This collaboration with NSE will certainly pave a great way for students to have bright career prospects in flourishing financial markets.” Mr Mittal added: “NSE will also provide special training to both LPU faculty and students for specialized courses.”

Different NSE papers (NCFM Modules) integrated in collaborative degree programs with LPU for BBA (FM) and MBA (RM) are 24 in number. BBA students will study 10 NCFM and MBA students will study 14 NCFM modules including Capital Market, Derivative Market, Commodities Market, Compliance, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Technical Analysis, Financial Valuation and Modeling and more. The first batch of the programs will commence at the university from the 2015 session.

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