NISM-Series-VIII: Equity Derivatives Certification Examination(Question Bank & Short Notes)

Question Bank



About Instructor

Rohan Sharma (Founder Professional Training Academy)

Qualification :(ACS, CFP, CMT Coach and SEBI – Registered Research Analyst, Investment Advisor)

Specialization: Technical Analyst, Option Strategy Analyst, Portfolio Management.

Experience: 11 Years . He is Successfully running Training Academy in the Field of Financial Markets from last 11 years . Also get specialization in Equity, Commodity, Currency, Derivatives, Option strategies, Portfolio management Services & about the working in broking houses and also ascertain the requirement of corporate broking houses from their employees. He has promoted the Professional Training Academy to create a strong knowledge platform for individuals who are inclined towards getting an in-depth knowledge & start career in Capital Market. Now he becomes resource person of NSE, FPSB India, and Morgan International & IIBF. He also becomes member of analyst panel of Zee Business & CNBC TV Awaaz .

Exam Structure

Fees (Rs.) :- 1500 + GST

Test Duration (in minutes) :- 120 min

No. of Questions :- 100

Maximum Marks :- 100 Marks

Certificate # Validity (in years) :- 3 years

Pass Marks* (%) :- 50%

NISM - Derivative

A derivative is an instrument whose value is determined from the value of one or more basic, which can be commodities, valuable metals, cash, bonds, stocks, stocks indices, etc. Four most common cases of derivative instruments are Forwards, Futures, Options and Swaps.

Four most common cases of derivative instruments are:-
   1. Forwards 
   2. Futures
   3. Options
   4. Swaps


  • Able to exchange the risk to the individual who is willing to accept them
  • Lower transaction costs
  • Provides liquidity
  • Incentive to make profi ts with minimal amount of risk capital
A forward contract could be a customized contract between two parties, where settlement takes put on a particular date in future at a cost concurred today.
Futures are exchange-traded contracts to offer or purchase monetary instruments or physical commodities for a future delivery at an concurred cost. There's an agreement to purchase or offer a indicated quantity of budgetary instrument product in a assigned future month at a cost concurred upon by the buyer and vender.
  • Highly Liquid
  • Higher Leverage
  • Low Capital Requirement
  • Easy to Trade
  • Lower Risk

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CMT Level 1 Study Material

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