Programme on Equity Derivatives


Program Description

  • To provide an overview of Derivatives In India

  • Understand how Forwards, Futures market work, their payoff chart and how these can be used while investing

  • Understand the basics of Options their payoff chart and their pricing

  • Know about different Option strategies and how they can be uses in mitigating portfolio and market risk

  • Who are the different players involved in settlement and clearing of derivatives market

  • Learn about Legal and Regulatory environment and guidelines from Regulator

  • Know about Taxation of Derivatives, Accounting & Best sales practices

Program Fee

  • 11800 (inclusive of tax)

Educational Qualification

A bachelor's degree from a recognized Indian university or students pursuing graduation

Suggested Prerequisites

Basic understanding of Stock Markets


Certificate of Completion by IIT-MADRAS

Teaching Hours

15 Hours of Theory and 3 hours of Case Study

Lead Faculty

  • Ms. S. Supritha
    Senior Academicians with more than 20 years of experience in Teaching

Course offered by

Learning Schedule

S.No Modules

Chapter 1: Basics Of Derivatives

Basics Of Derivatives
Derivatives Market - History & Evolution
Indian Derivatives Market
Market Participants
Types Of Derivatives Market
Significance Of Derivatives
Various Risks Faced By The Participants In Derivatives




Chapter 2: Understanding Index

Introduction To Index
Significance Of Index
Types Of Stock Market Indices
Attributes Of An Index
Index Management
Major Indices In India
Application Of Indices


Chapter 3: Introduction To Forwards And Futures

Introduction To Forward And Futures Contracts
Pay Off Charts For Futures Contract
Futures Pricing
Commodity, Equity & Index Futures
Uses Of Futures


Chapter 4: Introduction To Options

Basics Of Options
Pay Off Charts For Options
Basics Of Option Pricing And Option Greeks
Uses Of Options


Chapter 5: Option Trading Strategies

Option Spreads
Covered Call
Protective Put
Butterfly Spread


Chapter 6: Introduction To Trading Systems

Trading System
Selection Criteria Of Stocks For Trading 6.3 Selection Criteria Of Index For Trading
Adjustments For Corporate Actions
Position Limit
Using Daily Newspapers To Track Futures And Options


Chapter 7: Introduction To Clearing And Settlement System

Clearing Members
Clearing Mechanism Settlement Mechanism
Risk Management Margining And Mark To Market Under SPAN


Chapter 8: Legal And Regulatory Environment

Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956
Securities And Exchange Board Of India Act, 1992 Regulation In Trading
Regulations In Clearing & Settlement And Risk Management
Major Recommendations Of Dr. L.C.Gupta Committee
Major Recommendations Of Prof. J.R.Verma Committee


Chapter 9: Accounting And Taxation
Taxation Of Derivative Transaction In Securities


Chapter 10: Sales Practices And Investors Protection Services

Understanding Risk Profile Of The Client
Investors Grievance Mechanism

Terms & Conditions

To avail 1000 + Additional Learning Hours
60000+ Self Assessment Tests and Quiz Bank
To attend plenty of Live Classes by experts in Banking and Finance every day