ICICI Business Leadership Programme

Post Graduate Certificate in Securities Markets 




The Indian growth story has cast important implications on the capital market, which has grown sharply with respect to several parameters ranging from number of stock exchanges, other intermediaries and listed stocks to trading volumes, turnover, market instruments and investor population. Read More


Programme Details 

The Post Graduate Certificate in Securities Markets(PGCSM) is a one year programme with NISM, an institute established by SEBI, the market regulator. This specialized and integrated programme focuses on providing conceptual grounding, skill building and industry exposure.

The one year programme takes places at the Patalganga campus of NISM. The Programme is designed with the view to provide the participants with the optimum blend of theory and practice. The course structure is as follows:

Term 1/2/3 (9 months) - Classroom training (at NISM)

Term 4 (3 months) - Internship at ICICI Group

The programme curriculum is aligned with the needs of the industry. The unique design of the programme focuses on providing a high degree of industry exposure by academic and functional experts from the BFSI sector.


Stipend and Fee Structure 

Course Fees:

To pursue the Post Graduate Certificate in Securities Markets, the interested participants will have to invest ₹ 4 Lacs plus applicable GST which the students have an option of either availing an education loan from ICICI Bank or of self-funding the course fee.Read More


Placement at ICICI Bank

On successful completion of the course participants will be absorbed at ICICI Bank at a Manager Band I level (or in group companies at the equivalent grade). 

The starting remuneration on Cost to Company basis for participants will be in the range of ₹ 11-12 lacs [per annum].

On successful completion of the PGCSM Programme, the participant will be required to work for ICICI Bank or its Group Companies for a minimum period of 3 years. If for any reason the participant chooses to leave the services of ICICI Bank within 3 years of joining, he /she will be required to reimburse ₹ 10 lacs, towards cost of education and stipends paid and the opportunity lost for the organization.


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Age -Participants should not exceed 30 years of age (as on July 1, 2019).
  2. Educational Qualifications -  
  • Graduate in any discipline (minimum 55% in graduation). 
  • 12th and 10th - (minimum of 60%) [Additional - Should have studied mathematics at the intermediate level].
  1. Working professionals who are CAs / Engineers / Graduates in any discipline(s).
  2. Work Experience - Minimum of 3 years (Full time experience). 
  3. Professional Experience - Preferable work experience in corporate finance, treasury or investment verticals in organizations.


Selection Process 

Participants will be shortlisted on merit and will be invited for the selection process.

Shortlisted participants will have to go through the below mentioned selection stages: 

Entrance test- The entrance test aims at measuring the aptitude of the participants through verbal ability, numerical ability, logical reasoning and general knowledge of finanical markets. Read More

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