Q1) Who can take NISM-Series-VI: Depository Operations Certification Examination?
Persons engaged or employed by a registered depository participant in:
(a) dealing or interacting with clients
(b) dealing with securities of clients
(c) handling redressal of investor grievances
(d) internal control or risk management
(e) activities having a bearing on operational risk; or
(f) maintenance of books and records pertaining to the above activities.
(g) any other individual
Q2) I already hold NSDL Depository Operations Certificate / BSE Certification in Central Depository. Do I have to write NISM Depository Exam?
NSDL Depository Operations, BSE Certification in Central Depository Certificates issued till March 2011 are valid till their expiry. From April 2011 the requisite standard is NISM Depository Exam
Q3) What is the assessment structure?
The examination will be of 100 marks, will have 100 questions, and should be completed in 2 hours. There will be negative marking of 25% of the marks assigned to a question. The passing score for the examination is 60%.
Q4) Is there a study material available for preparing for this examination?
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Chapter wise Weight age for NISM VI – Depository Operations Exam =
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Securities Market – 5%
Chapter 2 - Introduction to Depository – 10%
Chapter 3 - Depository and its business partners – 12%
Chapter 4 - Functions of DP - Account Opening – 12%
Chapter 5 - Functions of DP - Transmission & Nomination – 5%
Chapter 6 - Functions of DP – Dematerialisation – 9%
Chapter 7 - Functions of DP - Trading and Settlement – 12%
Chapter 8 - Functions of DP - Pledge and Hypothecation – 10%
Chapter 9 - Functions of DP - Corporate Action – 5%
Chapter 10 - Functions of DP - Public Issues – 5%
Chapter 11 - Functions of DP - Debt and Government Securities – 10%
Chapter 12 - Additional Services – Foreign Portfolio Investor – 2%
Chapter 13 - Additional Services – Rajiv Gandhi Equity Saving Schemes – 1%
Additional Services - Basic Services Demat Account – 2%