PGDM Quantitative Finance

Narayana Business School's PGDM program in Quantitative Finance was developed keeping in mind the requirements of top financial conglomerates around the world. In this course, you will learn about trends, transactions, patterns, cross-border linkages, arbitrages, carry trades, and developed as well as upcoming synergies in the financial sector. This course will provide you with hands-on experience in the field of computational finance, which is an essential qualification for pursuing a career in Investment World Globally. 

PGDM Quantitative Finance

A Program designed, delivered and endorsed with EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC and CARE, PGDM in Quantitative Finance opens the gates to the top financial jobs including investment banking.

India's Top Quantitative Finance Program

Program Duration

2 Years Full Time

Intake

60 Students

Affiliation

AICTE Approved

Program Fee

Rs. 10,85,000

Program Duration

2 Years Full Time

Intake

60 Students

Affiliation

AICTE Approved

Program Fee

Rs. 10,85,000

You Will Learn

  • Important Financial Tools

    MATLAB, R-Program, Data Driven Decision Making, SAP-FICO Module, Tableau, Python, Power BI, and many other tools.

  • Bloomberg Terminal Training

    10 days live training on Bloomberg Terminal in Mumbai. The Bloomberg Terminal brings together real-time data on every market, breaking news, in-depth research, powerful analytics, communications tools and world-class execution capabilities — in one fully integrated solution.

  • Statistical Methods in Finance

    Statistical analysis aids in sorting through large amounts of data and guiding asset allocation when managing portfolios of financial investments.

  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

    The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are a set of financial reporting standards intended to ensure consistency, transparency, and comparability of financial statements around the world.

  • Corporate Credit Risk Analysis

    Corporate Credit Risk Analysis is the method of evaluating the creditworthiness of a corporate borrower by assessing their capability of generating sufficient cash flows to cover their debt obligations.

  • Project Finance

    Project Finance is the method of funding long-term infrastructure, public services, and industrial projects using a non-recourse or limited recourse financial structure. The capital (both debt and equity) used to finance the projects is reimbursed by the cash flows generated from the projects.

  • Blockchain Technology

    The Blockchain technology stores transactions, also called Blocks, of individuals in several databases, which are linked together through peer-to-peer nodes within a network. This digital ledger is often referred to as a chain.

  • Corporate Valuation

    You will learn to analyze and evaluate the financial implications of strategic and operating decisions. You will also learn financial modeling and discover how to identify potential pitfalls and common mistakes.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions refer to transactions where company ownership changes. While two companies join together to form a new entity in mergers, acquisitions refer to a larger company taking over a smaller company completely.

  • Portfolio Management

    Portfolio management focuses on making decisions about investments into various asset classes such as equity, debt, commodities, mutual funds, etc. in order to maximize the returns while keeping risk to the minimum.

  • Financial Modeling

    Financial Modeling is the process of summarizing a firm's expenses and earnings in a spreadsheet, in order to assess the financial future of the company.

  • International Trade Finance

    International Trade Finance is the financing of trade between organizations situated in different countries, through the use of instruments such as bank guarantee, letter of credit, etc.

  • Treasury Risk Management

    Treasury Risk Management is best defined as the act of looking after a company's working capital to ensure that the company remains solvent.

You Will Learn

  • Important Finance Tools

    MATLAB, R-Program, Data Driven Decision Making, SAP-FICO Module, Tableau, Python, Power BI, and many other tools.

  • Statistical Methods in Finance

    Statistical analysis aids in sorting through large amounts of data and guiding asset allocation when managing portfolios of financial investments.

  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

    The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are a set of financial reporting standards intended to ensure consistency, transparency, and comparability of financial statements around the world.

  • Corporate Credit Risk Analysis

    Corporate Credit Risk Analysis is the method of evaluating the creditworthiness of a corporate borrower by assessing their capability of generating sufficient cash flows to cover their debt obligations.

  • Equity, Derivatives and Commodities

    Build your foundation in understanding equity, derivatives and commodities. Understand the risks and potential rewards from trading each instrument.

  • Bloomberg Terminal Training

    10 days live training on Bloomberg Terminal in Mumbai. The Bloomberg Terminal brings together real-time data on every market, breaking news, in-depth research, powerful analytics, communications tools and world-class execution capabilities — in one fully integrated solution.

  • Project Finance

    Project Finance is the method of funding long-term infrastructure, public services, and industrial projects using a non-recourse or limited recourse financial structure. The capital (both debt and equity) used to finance the projects is reimbursed by the cash flows generated from the projects.

  • Corporate Valuation

    You will learn to analyze and evaluate the financial implications of strategic and operating decisions. You will also learn financial modeling and discover how to identify potential pitfalls and common mistakes.

  • Treasury Risk Management

    Treasury Risk Management is best defined as the act of looking after a company's working capital to ensure that the company remains solvent.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions refer to transactions where company ownership changes. While two companies join together to form a new entity in mergers, acquisitions refer to a larger company taking over a smaller company completely.

  • Portfolio Management

    Portfolio management focuses on making decisions about investments into various asset classes such as equity, debt, commodities, mutual funds, etc. in order to maximize the returns while keeping risk to the minimum.

  • Financial Modeling

    Financial Modeling is the process of summarizing a firm's expenses and earnings in a spreadsheet, in order to assess the financial future of the company.

  • International Trade Finance

    International Trade Finance is the financing of trade between organizations situated in different countries, through the use of instruments such as bank guarantee, letter of credit, etc.

PGDM - Quantitative Finance is a program ideal for students with a background in Economics, Finance or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects and with a proven ability to work with numbers.

This program prepares students for various careers in the financial industry, such as quantitative asset management, financial engineering, risk management, and applied research.

A wide range of topics are covered in this course. These include mathematical modeling of financial markets and the pricing and hedging of financial securities. This course provides you with the essential theoretical, mathematical, and computational skills to pursue a career in quantitative finance. If you are an ambitious student who wants to enter the niche club of the financial world, this is the course that you must do.

In the PGDM- Quantitative Finance program, a strong emphasis is given to the application aspects of the concepts that are learned and practiced in industry. The program is comprised of classroom teaching as well as other pedagogies such as scenario building, simulation, industry analysis and case analysis. Aside from the academic rigor that ensures students learn and apply key concepts, the program also gives them the opportunity to apply leadership, interpersonal, and networking skills.

Our Strategy is three-pronged

Corporate Ready

Internships and simulations prepare students for a corporate environment. They develop the focus and thought process required for a demanding job and its environment through practical assignments. Critical thinking skills developed at the college assist them in understanding business issues in depth and finding feasible solutions, while interpersonal skills learned at the college help them maintain and handle challenging situations.

Entrepreneurial Skills

Due to NBS' student-centric approach, we can identify entrepreneurial mindsets in students much earlier, enabling us to customize and plan challenges for them at college. Different situations are put in front of them to help them develop their entrepreneurial skills. There are many industry networking opportunities and mentoring sessions to help them fine-tune their ideas. In addition, the college provides incubation for innovative and feasible ideas to boost morale.

Mentor Based Learning

At Narayana Business School, students experience three layers of mentorship. They learn not only from faculties, but also from industry leaders and their assigned buddy.

The first mentor is your buddy, typically a senior student who has been at NBS longer than the fresh joiners. The student mentor is always with you for any questions you have and will guide you in a way only peers can.

NBS faculties will be your second mentor. They will work on guiding you and developing you into a well-rounded professional ready to excel in the corporate environment.

Finally, you will have a mentor from the industry. You will learn from their work experience, the difficulties they faced, and the day-to-day work that they do at their job.

This is what makes NBS Ahmedabad the best PGDM College in India.

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

  • The candidate must hold the Bachelor’s degree or equivalent examinations in any discipline with at least 65% marks or equivalent CGPA.

  • Candidates appearing for the final year of the bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications and are awaiting results can also apply.

  • The candidate must have studied Mathematics/Statistics at class XII level. Bachelor's degree in finance, statistics or economics would be an added advantage.

  • The candidate must have appeared for NBSAT (NBS aptitude test), a management entrance exam devised by Narayana Business School, which assesses the candidates Mathematical Aptitude, General Knowledge, Verbal Ability & Abstract Reasoning.

  • Prior Work Experience: There is no minimum or maximum work experience required to apply to the PGDM program. However, having work experience will be an add on advantage which brighten the chances of selection.

How to Apply for NBS PGDM Quantitative Finance Program

  • If you meet these basic requirements, then you must submit an admission application form with all transcripts till graduation. All of these are evaluated and shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussion / Extempore round followed by Personal Interview.
  • Overall weightage of various components for admission to the program is as given below.
    1. Score in Common Entrance Test 50%.
    2. Academic Performance & Prior Work Experience 20%.
    3. Group Discussion 15%.
    4. Personal Interview 15%.

Our Unique student-driven culture, Robust Corporate engagement model, and planned academic rigor turns students into corporate-ready professionals. It is not a surprise then that we have a 21-year RECORD of 100% placements. Every year, over 680 companies come to NBS to select managers for key roles. Our students have bagged 32 lakhs per annum placements.  

NBS is among the first Premier B-schools in the country to conclude its final placements every year. We cross new milestones reaching greater heights with successful campus recruitment program, year after year.  

Our uniquely designed NEEP which is Narayana Employability Enhancement Program ensures your final placement 6 months before the completion of your course. During NEEP, we conduct one on one sessions with experts to create your CV as per the industry requirements. Also, your faculty mentors help you in preparation for Aptitude tests, Group discussions, and Mock interviews. 

The tremendous transformation our students undergo is clearly visible at the time of final placements. Majority of the batch gets multiple offers ranging from 8 to 32 lakhs, from the industry and companies of their choice. We do not restrict students from taking multiple offers, unlike many other top B-Schools of India. We assure students of PGDM with Strong Placements in top companies. 

All this while keeping our fees as low as possible. Truly, Narayana Business School is the best PGDM College in Ahmedabad. 

Lowest Possible Fees, Highest Possible Placement is what we want for our students. We can proudly say that we are the only private B-School that offers more than 100% ROI (return on investment) for the time, money, and efforts that our students put into the course. Proudly Gujarati.  

Here are some of our top recruiters: 

 

Life at NBS offers many opportunities which give students the freedom and flexibility to live their passion and polish their innate skills. 

You will never see a moment of dullness at NBS, with over 12 students’ clubs & committees for every talent. Whatever your interest, there is always something for you at NBS. 

Students’ clubs & committees organize many events & activities around the year. 

Back to Bachpan FestSimulation ActivitiesMind Mapping GamesTeam-Building Events
Sports ActivitiesFriendship dayKnowledge FestCultural Fest
Batch PicnicFilm PromotionsCreative ThinkingDesign Thinking
Personal BrandingNetworking SkillsRural ImmersionBridge Programs
College FestInnovation FestStart-up FestIndustrial Visits
Nukkad NatakGamificationsFreshers PartyNavratri Celebrations
Valentine’s DayJanmashtami PartyGanesh UtsavMovie Screenings

And many more to fulfill your co-curricular/extra-curricular needs including all festivities & cultural programs.  

All these events & activities sharpen your management skills and teach you how to work in a culturally & geographically diverse team. 

Career Scope

As per Economic Times, data usage is going to increase in India at a CAGR of 73% by 2022 (Economic Times, 2019). People who can understand and read data, patterns, build models, interpret them and come up with the forecast would be in great demand by the corporates.

There is an outburst of data globally, thrown upon a variety of opportunities for the application of quantitative techniques in the finance sector. This opens up multiple opportunities in the finance domain with the application of data analysis techniques. Through which one can obtain a strong strategic position in highly competitive world.

Job Rules Include:

Finance Software Support Analyst

Provider of financial software firms require people with sound knowledge of finance and information technology so they can help the clients of these software firms. The expert guides the clients with regards to their portfolios, exchange rate, fixed income, sectoral data, etc. Such roles compensation in the range of Rs. 8 to 21 lakhs.

Hedge Funds Analyst

Hedge Funds work globally with their investments pattern having cross country investments. The hedge fund analyst musk work on macroeconomic numbers of different countries to be able to come up with suitable investment alternatives to the Fund Manager. Entitling the graduate to achieve the range of Rs. 6 to 15 lakhs of Annual Income.

Derivative Analyst

Derivative Analyst analyzes the futures & options data of the exchange and suggests a suitable trading strategy to their clients through the use of various sophisticated data analysis techniques. Derivative Analysts are hired by a securities firm. They are responsible for tracking the live markets and suggest suitable hedging strategies to clients. Their compensation lies in the range of Rs. 8 to 12 lakhs.

Fund Manager

Fund Manager is responsible for doing proper asset allocation of fund received from clients and corporates in various financial instruments based on risk profiling. Asset management companies typically hire fund managers. They receive their compensation in the range of Rs. 10 to 15 lakhs.

Equity Research Analyst

Equity Research Analyst is hired by a securities firm and has to do the analysis of different companies so as to suggest the clients for their investments. Their average annual package lies in the range of Rs. 5.5 to 10 lakhs.

Corporate Finance Specialist

They understand the fundraising and fund deployment aspect in detail. They are responsible for getting the best deal on raising funds and advise the company with regards to its investment into different business ventures. The investor relations department of corporate hires corporate Finance Specialists.

PGDM- Quantitative Finance

PGDM - Quantitative Finance is a program ideal for students with a background in Economics, Finance or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects and with a proven ability to work with numbers.

This program prepares students for various careers in the financial industry, such as quantitative asset management, financial engineering, risk management, and applied research.

A wide range of topics are covered in this course. These include mathematical modeling of financial markets and the pricing and hedging of financial securities. This course provides you with the essential theoretical, mathematical, and computational skills to pursue a career in quantitative finance. If you are an ambitious student who wants to enter the niche club of the financial world, this is the course that you must do.

 

In the PGDM - Quantitative Finance program, a strong emphasis is given to the application aspects of the concepts that are learned and practiced in industry. The program is comprised of classroom teaching as well as other pedagogies such as scenario building, simulation, industry analysis and case analysis. Aside from the academic rigor that ensures students learn and apply key concepts, the program also gives them the opportunity to apply leadership, interpersonal, and networking skills.

Our Strategy is three-pronged

Corporate Ready

Internships and simulations prepare students for a corporate environment. They develop the focus and thought process required for a demanding job and its environment through practical assignments. Critical thinking skills developed at the college assist them in understanding business issues in depth and finding feasible solutions, while interpersonal skills learned at the college help them maintain and handle challenging situations.

Entrepreneurial Skills

Due to NBS' student-centric approach, we can identify entrepreneurial mindsets in students much earlier, enabling us to customize and plan challenges for them at college. Different situations are put in front of them to help them develop their entrepreneurial skills. There are many industry networking opportunities and mentoring sessions to help them fine-tune their ideas. In addition, the college provides incubation for innovative and feasible ideas to boost morale.

Mentor Based Learning

At Narayana Business School, students experience three layers of mentorship. They learn not only from faculties, but also from industry leaders and their assigned buddy.

The first mentor is your buddy, typically a senior student who has been at NBS longer than the fresh joiners. The student mentor is always with you for any questions you have and will guide you in a way only peers can.

NBS faculties will be your second mentor. They will work on guiding you and developing you into a well-rounded professional ready to excel in the corporate environment.

Finally, you will have a mentor from the industry. You will learn from their work experience, the difficulties they faced, and the day-to-day work that they do at their job.

This is what makes NBS Ahmedabad the best PGDM College in India.

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

    • The candidate must hold the Bachelor’s degree or equivalent examinations in any discipline with at least 65% marks or equivalent CGPA.

    • Candidates appearing for the final year of the bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications and are awaiting results can also apply.

    • The candidate must have studied Mathematics/Statistics at class XII level. Bachelor’s degree in finance, statistics or economics would be an added advantage.

    • The candidate must have appeared for NBSAT (NBS aptitude test), a management entrance exam devised by Narayana Business School, which assesses the candidates Mathematical Aptitude, General Knowledge, Verbal Ability & Abstract Reasoning.
    • There is no minimum or maximum work experience required to apply to PGDM program. However, having work experience will be an add on advantage which brighten the chances of selection.

How to Apply for NBS PGDM Quantitative Finance Program

  • If you meet these basic requirements, then you must submit an admission application form with all transcripts till graduation. All of these are evaluated and shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussion / Extempore round followed by Personal Interview.
  • Overall weightage of various components for admission to the program is as given below.
    1. Score in Common Entrance Test 50%.
    2. Academic Performance & Prior Work Experience 20%.
    3. Group Discussion 15%.
    4. Personal Interview 15%.

Our Unique student-driven culture, Robust Corporate engagement model, and planned academic rigor turns students into corporate-ready professionals. It is not a surprise then that we have a 21-year RECORD of 100% placements. Every year, over 680 companies come to NBS to select managers for key roles. Our students have bagged 32 lakhs per annum placements.  

NBS is among the first Premier B-schools in the country to conclude its final placements every year. We cross new milestones reaching greater heights with successful campus recruitment program, year after year.  

Our uniquely designed NEEP which is Narayana Employability Enhancement Program ensures your final placement 6 months before the completion of your course. During NEEP, we conduct one on one sessions with experts to create your CV as per the industry requirements. Also, your faculty mentors help you in preparation for Aptitude tests, Group discussions, and Mock interviews. 

The tremendous transformation our students undergo is clearly visible at the time of final placements. Majority of the batch gets multiple offers ranging from 8 to 32 lakhs, from the industry and companies of their choice. We do not restrict students from taking multiple offers, unlike many other top B-Schools of India. We assure students of PGDM with Strong Placements in top companies. 

All this while keeping our fees as low as possible. Truly, Narayana Business School is the best PGDM College in Ahmedabad. 

Lowest Possible Fees, Highest Possible Placement is what we want for our students. We can proudly say that we are the only private B-School that offers more than 100% ROI (return on investment) for the time, money, and efforts that our students put into the course. Proudly Gujarati.  

Here are some of our top recruiters: 

Life at NBS offers many opportunities which give students the freedom and flexibility to live their passion and polish their innate skills. 

You will never see a moment of dullness at NBS, with over 12 students’ clubs & committees for every talent. Whatever your interest, there is always something for you at NBS. 

Students’ clubs & committees organize many events & activities around the year. 

Back to Bachpan FestSimulation ActivitiesMind Mapping GamesTeam-Building Events
Sports ActivitiesFriendship dayKnowledge FestCultural Fest
Batch PicnicFilm PromotionsCreative ThinkingDesign Thinking
Personal BrandingNetworking SkillsRural ImmersionBridge Programs
College FestInnovation FestStart-up FestIndustrial Visits
Nukkad NatakGamificationsFreshers PartyNavratri Celebrations
Valentine’s DayJanmashtami PartyGanesh UtsavMovie Screenings

And many more to fulfill your co-curricular/extra-curricular needs including all festivities & cultural programs.  

All these events & activities sharpen your management skills and teach you how to work in a culturally & geographically diverse team. 

Career Scope

As per Economic Times, data usage is going to increase in India at a CAGR of 73% by 2022 (Economic Times, 2019). People who can understand and read data, patterns, build models, interpret them and come up with the forecast would be in great demand by the corporates.

There is an outburst of data globally, thrown upon a variety of opportunities for the application of quantitative techniques in the finance sector. This opens up multiple opportunities in the finance domain with the application of data analysis techniques. Through which one can obtain a strong strategic position in highly competitive world.

Job Rules Include:

Finance Software Support Analyst

Provider of financial software firms require people with sound knowledge of finance and information technology so they can help the clients of these software firms. The expert guides the clients with regards to their portfolios, exchange rate, fixed income, sectoral data, etc. Such roles compensation in the range of Rs. 8 to 21 lakhs.

Hedge Funds Analyst

Hedge Funds work globally with their investments pattern having cross country investments. The hedge fund analyst musk work on macroeconomic numbers of different countries to be able to come up with suitable investment alternatives to the Fund Manager. Entitling the graduate to achieve the range of Rs. 6 to 15 lakhs of Annual Income.

Derivative Analyst

Derivative Analyst analyzes the futures & options data of the exchange and suggests a suitable trading strategy to their clients through the use of various sophisticated data analysis techniques. Derivative Analysts are hired by a securities firm. They are responsible for tracking the live markets and suggest suitable hedging strategies to clients. Their compensation lies in the range of Rs. 8 to 12 lakhs.

Fund Manager

Fund Manager is responsible for doing proper asset allocation of fund received from clients and corporates in various financial instruments based on risk profiling. Asset management companies typically hire fund managers. They receive their compensation in the range of Rs. 10 to 15 lakhs.

Equity Research Analyst

Equity Research Analyst is hired by a securities firm and has to do the analysis of different companies so as to suggest the clients for their investments. Their average annual package lies in the range of Rs. 5.5 to 10 lakhs.

Corporate Finance Specialist

They understand the fundraising and fund deployment aspect in detail. They are responsible for getting the best deal on raising funds and advise the company with regards to its investment into different business ventures. The investor relations department of corporates hires corporate Finance Specialists.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you aspire to craft your career into a disciplined profile of data and number crunching where your job profile is working with global financial institutions which are in the category of Too Big to Fail. These global institutions work largely on data spanning across countries and they require candidates who possess in-depth knowledge of analysis of financial data through sophisticated software. The candidate can work on corporate and intercorporate transactional value creations.

PGDM Quantitative Finance is a course that takes up current financial concepts and educates the candidate on the exploitation of the data through sophisticated techniques. You study and understand the various interlinkages between macro and micro-financial factors.
The course encompasses and exploits trends, transactions, patterns, cross border linkages, arbitrages, carry trades, developed and developing synergies in the financial world. You will have hands-on experience in the field of computational finance which is a must for pursuing a career in Investment World Globally.

PGDM Quantitative Finance at Narayana Business School would put you in the league of those large institutions which have got multinational operations and are leaders in the financial sector. You get to learn multiple analysis techniques which are done on very large data. The skillset is so enhanced that your data analysis techniques will allow an organization to make informed and clear decisions from the organizational point of view and from the client's point of view.

This course is made to have strong compatibility of statistics with finance which will drive the candidate to build a technological model on the financial concepts leading to understand demand patterns in financial markets and risk management frameworks. The learning outcomes include

a) The acquired expertise would allow a candidate to apply and build models to undertake portfolio management into cross-asset class funds.

b) The assimilated knowledge into programming and finance would allow a candidate to build critical risk management applications with proper backtesting.

c) Ability and create a bent of mind to explore and exploit the possibilities of arbitrage across countries equity, commodity, interest rate, real estate, currency and cryptos.

The course benefits candidates from multiple streams with interests in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics and Finance. It has been tailored to fit students coming from different academic backgrounds to fulfil common professional objectives. The course will drive candidates toward core specializations in the fields of investment banking, valuations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate consulting projects, fund management and financial engineering. Professionals who undertake Quantitative Finance would have multiple benefits and added skill sets to excel in their careers.

a) Strong Demand

The increasingly connected global world would further fuel the need and demand for specialized people into the financial data analysis domain. More and more financial conglomerates would embrace technology in all their business operations leading to increased demand for quantitative finance.

b) Rewarding Career

Knowledge of Quantitative Finance is well regarded and appreciated in the corporate world. Due to its specializations and focused approach, Quant professionals have better pay packages as compared to other streams. Their expanding roles would continue to provide them with better opportunities in the organization.

c) Quantitative Finance has multiple application

Covid-19 pandemic has compulsorilt taught the world the way in which online applications can work. All the businesses that had the possibility of being taken online have been taken online. The versatility of Quant has penetrated Healthcare, Insurance, Consultancy, Banking, Education, and many more sectors. A lot of business verticals and business applications have been influenced and found feasible to adopt Quant strategy leading to their multiplicity of application.

d) PGDM - Quantitative Finance is Honored and Acclaimed

Quantitative Analysis helps in predictions and forecasting decisions of the corporates thereby leading to smart strategic decisions. They are a big helping hand to the top management and therefore they hover over other departments for bringing efficiencies. Therefore, they hold an important position in the organization.

Career Scope

As per Economic Times, data usage is going to increase in India at a CAGR of 73% by 2022 (Economic Times, 2019). People who can understand and read data, patterns, build models, interpret them and come up with the forecast would be in great demand by the corporates.

There is an outburst of data globally, thrown upon a variety of opportunities for the application of quantitative techniques in the finance sector. This opens up multiple opportunities in the finance domain with the application of data analysis techniques. Through which one can obtain a strong strategic position in highly competitive world.

 

Job Rules Include:

Finance Software Support Analyst

Provider of financial software firms require people with sound knowledge of finance and information technology so they can help the clients of these software firms. The expert guides the clients with regards to their portfolios, exchange rate, fixed income, sectoral data, etc. Such roles compensation in the range of Rs. 8 to 21 lakhs.

 

Hedge Funds Analyst

Hedge Funds work globally with their investments pattern having cross country investments. The hedge fund analyst musk work on macroeconomic numbers of different countries to be able to come up with suitable investment alternatives to the Fund Manager. Entitling the graduate to achieve the range of Rs. 6 to 15 lakhs of Annual Income.

 

Derivative Analyst

Derivative Analyst analyzes the futures & options data of the exchange and suggests a suitable trading strategy to their clients through the use of various sophisticated data analysis techniques. Derivative Analysts are hired by a securities firm. They are responsible for tracking the live markets and suggest suitable hedging strategies to clients. Their compensation lies in the range of Rs. 8 to 12 lakhs.

 

Fund Manager

Fund Manager is responsible for doing proper asset allocation of fund received from clients and corporates in various financial instruments based on risk profiling. Asset management companies typically hire fund managers. They receive their compensation in the range of Rs. 10 to 15 lakhs.

 

Equity Research Analyst

Equity Research Analyst is hired by a securities firm and has to do the analysis of different companies so as to suggest the clients for their investments. Their average annual package lies in the range of Rs. 5.5 to 10 lakhs.

 

Corporate Finance Specialist

They understand the fundraising and fund deployment aspect in detail. They are responsible for getting the best deal on raising funds and advise the company with regards to its investment into different business ventures. The investor relations department of corporates hires corporate Finance Specialists.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you aspire to craft your career into a disciplined profile of data and number crunching where your job profile is working with global financial institutions which are in the category of Too Big to Fail. These global institutions work largely on data spanning across countries and they require candidates who possess in-depth knowledge of analysis of financial data through sophisticated software. The candidate can work on corporate and intercorporate transactional value creations.

PGDM Quantitative Finance is a course that takes up current financial concepts and educates the candidate on the exploitation of the data through sophisticated techniques. You study and understand the various interlinkages between macro and micro-financial factors.
The course encompasses and exploits trends, transactions, patterns, cross border linkages, arbitrages, carry trades, developed and developing synergies in the financial world. You will have hands-on experience in the field of computational finance which is a must for pursuing a career in Investment World Globally.

PGDM Quantitative Finance at Narayana Business School would put you in the league of those large institutions which have got multinational operations and are leaders in the financial sector. You get to learn multiple analysis techniques which are done on very large data. The skillset is so enhanced that your data analysis techniques will allow an organization to make informed and clear decisions from the organizational point of view and from the client's point of view.

This course is made to have strong compatibility of statistics with finance which will drive the candidate to build a technological model on the financial concepts leading to understand demand patterns in financial markets and risk management frameworks. The learning outcomes include

a) The acquired expertise would allow a candidate to apply and build models to undertake portfolio management into cross-asset class funds.

b) The assimilated knowledge into programming and finance would allow a candidate to build critical risk management applications with proper backtesting.

c) Ability and create a bent of mind to explore and exploit the possibilities of arbitrage across countries equity, commodity, interest rate, real estate, currency and cryptos.

The course benefits candidates from multiple streams with interests in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics and Finance. It has been tailored to fit students coming from different academic backgrounds to fulfil common professional objectives. The course will drive candidates toward core specializations in the fields of investment banking, valuations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate consulting projects, fund management and financial engineering. Professionals who undertake Quantitative Finance would have multiple benefits and added skill sets to excel in their careers.

a) Strong Demand

The increasingly connected global world would further fuel the need and demand for specialized people into the financial data analysis domain. More and more financial conglomerates would embrace technology in all their business operations leading to increased demand for quantitative finance.

b) Rewarding Career

Knowledge of Quantitative Finance is well regarded and appreciated in the corporate world. Due to its specializations and focused approach, Quant professionals have better pay packages as compared to other streams. Their expanding roles would continue to provide them with better opportunities in the organization.

c) Quantitative Finance has multiple application

Covid-19 pandemic has compulsorilt taught the world the way in which online applications can work. All the businesses that had the possibility of being taken online have been taken online. The versatility of Quant has penetrated Healthcare, Insurance, Consultancy, Banking, Education, and many more sectors. A lot of business verticals and business applications have been influenced and found feasible to adopt Quant strategy leading to their multiplicity of application.

d) PGDM - Quantitative Finance is Honored and Acclaimed

Quantitative Analysis helps in predictions and forecasting decisions of the corporates thereby leading to smart strategic decisions. They are a big helping hand to the top management and therefore they hover over other departments for bringing efficiencies. Therefore, they hold an important position in the organization.

Career Scope

As per Economic Times, data usage is going to increase in India at a CAGR of 73% by 2022 (Economic Times, 2019). People who can understand and read data, patterns, build models, interpret them and come up with the forecast would be in great demand by the corporates.

There is an outburst of data globally, thrown upon a variety of opportunities for the application of quantitative techniques in the finance sector. This opens up multiple opportunities in the finance domain with the application of data analysis techniques. Through which one can obtain a strong strategic position in highly competitive world.

Job Rules Include:

Finance Software Support Analyst

Provider of financial software firms require people with sound knowledge of finance and information technology so they can help the clients of these software firms. The expert guides the clients with regards to their portfolios, exchange rate, fixed income, sectoral data, etc. Such roles compensation in the range of Rs. 8 to 21 lakhs.

Hedge Funds Analyst

Hedge Funds work globally with their investments pattern having cross country investments. The hedge fund analyst musk work on macroeconomic numbers of different countries to be able to come up with suitable investment alternatives to the Fund Manager. Entitling the graduate to achieve the range of Rs. 6 to 15 lakhs of Annual Income.

Derivative Analyst

Derivative Analyst analyzes the futures & options data of the exchange and suggests a suitable trading strategy to their clients through the use of various sophisticated data analysis techniques. Derivative Analysts are hired by a securities firm. They are responsible for tracking the live markets and suggest suitable hedging strategies to clients. Their compensation lies in the range of Rs. 8 to 12 lakhs.

Fund Manager

Fund Manager is responsible for doing proper asset allocation of fund received from clients and corporates in various financial instruments based on risk profiling. Asset management companies typically hire fund managers. They receive their compensation in the range of Rs. 10 to 15 lakhs.

Equity Research Analyst

Equity Research Analyst is hired by a securities firm and has to do the analysis of different companies so as to suggest the clients for their investments. Their average annual package lies in the range of Rs. 5.5 to 10 lakhs.

Corporate Finance Specialist

They understand the fundraising and fund deployment aspect in detail. They are responsible for getting the best deal on raising funds and advise the company with regards to its investment into different business ventures. The investor relations department of corporates hires corporate Finance Specialists.