Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780071333481

ISBN-10 0071333487


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)


This book serves a simple purpose: it helps in preparing for the mandatory certification examination prescribed by the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM Series VA Mutual Fund Distributors Exam). This examination is mandatory for independent advisors and employees in the sales, distribution and customer service functions of mutual funds and distribution companies. This book stays faithful to the syllabus for the examination and test objectives as outlined by NISM. Several students who take the NISM examinations in preparation for their job and project placements will find this book useful. This book covers several basic concepts relating to mutual funds, which may also be of interest to mutual fund investors. The objective of this book is to simplify the basic concepts and principles relating to mutual funds. Examples and illustrations have been used to reinforce the concepts wherever necessary. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Concept And Role Of Mutual Funds 2. Fund Structure And Constituents 3. Legal And Regulatory Environment 4. Offer Document 5. Fund Distribution And Sales Practices 6. Accounting Valuation And Taxation 7. Investors Services 8. Risk, Return And Performance Of Funds 9. Mutual Fund Scheme Selection 10. Selecting The Right Investment Products 11. Financial Planning And Model Portfolios