TCS iON NPT - Financial Derivatives

Level: Foundational

Assess Your Knowledge in Financial Derivatives

(Inclusive of all applicable taxes)
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Who can Apply

Freshers and professionals with up to 2 years of work experience

Students who are in their pre-final or final year, pursuing any degree

Anyone aspiring for job roles in top corporates related to BFSI Industry




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Test Coverage

  • Total Questions - 32
  • Total Marks - 50
  • Total Time - 60 Mins
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Part - A Test of Knowledge

  • Introduction and Application of Derivatives - Derivatives and how they are applied in Trading
  • Forwards - Introduction to Forwards, Forwards in Financial, Commodity, Interest Rates and Currencies, How to use Forward Contracts
  • Futures - Introduction to Futures, Difference between Forwards and Futures, Futures in Financial, Commodity, Interest Rates and Currencies, Trading and Settlement in Futures, Futures strategies
  • Forward Rate Agreements - Forward Rate Agreements and their trades
  • SWAPs - SWAPS, Uses of SWAPs and how they are traded
  • Options - Introduction to Options - similarities and differences to Insurance, Options Terminology, Calls and Puts, Options for Hedging and Speculation, Using Black Scholes Options Pricing Model and Understanding Greeks, Delta Hedging and Delta Gamma Hedging, Straddle Analysis/Back testing in Excel
  • Structured Products - Structured products and their trading
  • Questions - 30
  • Marks - 30
  • Time - 40 Mins

Part - B Test of Application

  • Introduction and Application of Derivatives
  • Trading and Pricing Options
  • Questions - 2
  • Marks - 20
  • Time - 20 Mins

    Career Prospects and Opportunities

  • Nowadays, derivatives trading has become popular in all stock exchanges across the world. This high demand provides an opportunity for employment to a vast number of derivatives professionals in India.
  • Currently, there are thousands of job openings related to Financial Derivatives for freshers as well as experienced individuals.
  • Job Roles like Derivatives Analyst, Banking Executive, Derivatives Advisor, Relationship Manager and more, are in demand for freshers and experienced individuals.
  • For a fresher, Financial Derivatives jobs can fetch up to ₹ 3-3.5 LPA. For a 4-6 years experienced professional, the salary will be anywhere around ₹ 8-12 LPA. For senior level Financial Derivatives roles, the salary could be as high as ₹ 25-50 LPA.
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Key Features

A structured test designed by subject matter experts and aligned with industry expectations

Standardised benchmark test that validates role-specific core skills to perform various job roles

Access to top corporates looking for talent on the TCS iON Job Listing Portal

Strictly invigilated Test conducted ONLY at TCS iON Authorised Exam Centres spread across India covering all major locations

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