FAQs

Why NISM Series V-A: Mutual Fund distributors Certification Examination?

The examination imparts knowledge about basic concept of mutual funds, constituents of mutual fund and distribution practices in the mutual fund industry.

For whom is the examination is mandatory?

NISM has specified this examination to be the requisite standard for person involved in the sale and/or distribution of mutual fund products including distributors, agents, brokers, sub-brokers or called by any other name, hired or involved or to be hired or involved in the sale and/or distribution of mutual fund products.

For more details, please refer to the website of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM).

What are the benefits of the examination?

  • Professional Knowledge about Mutual funds, their role and structure.
  • Regulatory requirement for individual who wish to occupy a specific job position in the securities and exchange market.
  • Certification is valid and accepted all over India.
  • Certification opens many job opportunities for the individual in the Mutual Funds Industry.

Makes your resume more valuable and impressive for jobs related to Mutual Funds and Financial Planning.

Are there any pre-requisites to register for the examination?

You need to register with National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM).

How do I register for the examination?

You can register on the website of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM).

You will need PAN card to register along with the registration fees (Rs 1500/- for NISM Series V-A: Mutual Fund distributors Certification Examination).

After successful registration, candidates may select a test centre, date and time slot of their choice on the Test Administrator’s website. Candidates are required to follow further instructions available on the Test Administrator’s websites.

What is the structure of the examination?

The examination will have 100 question, 1 mark each and should be completed in 2 hours. So, the examination is of 100 marks. There is no negative marking. The passing score is of 50% for the examination.

How do I prepare for the examination?

Preparation method depends on the individual and his/her knowledge of the subject.

We suggest to prepare from the workbook/study material one will receive from NISM after the enrolment for the examination, and to revise the topics by using online Question Bank from CubeLearn.

Online question bank from CubeLearn covers all the topic of the workbook/study material of NISM. All questions are asked in multiple choice format (same like real exam) and explanation of the answer is given after every question. This will help you to test your study material preparation level.

You will also get 2 Mock-test under real exam condition. Mock-test final score not only gives you a total score of the test but provides topic-wise performance (questions are categorized in a topic of the workbook/study material of NISM). Mock-test result help you to identify your strong topics and your weak topics. Post reading answer explanations, if required, you can always go back and refer the workbook/study material to prepare better on your weak topics.

So Don’t Forget: To Complete your revision and test you preparation level with the help of NISM Series V-A: Mutual Funds Distributors Question Bank from CubeLearn.com:

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How much time should I give to prepare for the examination?

Preparation time depends on the individual and his/her knowledge on the subject. As per our experience, it takes somewhere between 5-10 days to prepare for the examination provided proper focus and time given regularly to the right selected preparation activity.

How can CubeLearn help me in my preparation?

CubeLearn offers online question bank (500+ Questions) for revision and to scientifically test your study material preparation level. In question bank offer, you also get 2 Mock-test under real exam condition.

Online question bank from CubeLearn covers all the topics of the workbook/study material of NISM.

Answers of the question are shown with explanation to help you understand the answer and to help you recollect and revise the important points covered in the question/answer.

Mock-test final score will show your total score of the test and your topic-wise performance (questions are categorized in a topic of the workbook/study material of NISM) to help you identify your strong topics and your weak topics. Post reading answer explanation, if required, you can always go back and refer the workbook/study material to prepare better on your weak topics.

A candidate with proper knowledge on the subject can test his existing knowledge and can prepare with the help of question bank only.

 

https://www.cubelearn.com/courses/nism-series-v-a-mutual-funds-distributors-question-bank/

How does CubeLearn create the study material?

CubeLearn study material is prepared by certified Faculty / Trainers of the topic. Faculty / Trainers thoroughly go through the NISM study material for the topic, appear and clear topic examination with score of 90% and above before they begin to prepare the CubeLearn study material for the topic.

Faculty / Trainers do their research and take feedback of CubeLearn students appearing for the topic certifications to update the CubeLearn study material at regular interval so as to keep it relevant for the current time.

What is the weightage of the mutual funds exam?

You can check the recommended weightage for the Examination at the following link:

Mutual Fund Distributors Certification Weightage

What is the success % after preparing from CubeLearn?

More than 97% of CubeLearn.com students have successfully cleared NISM Certification Exams.

What is the validity of the question bank?

Online question bank subscription is valid for 60 Days from the date of purchase of the question bank.

How do I access the material? Can we download or copy paste the study material?

You can subscribe for the NISM Series V-A: Mutual Funds Distributors Question Bank from CubeLearn.com.

Post subscribing to the online question bank, you will be able to access it on CubeLearn.com by using your login id and password of CubeLearn.

No, you cannot download or copy paste anything from CubeLearn.com or any study material of CubeLearn until and unless anything is provided by CubeLearn as handout of the study material. We also don’t offer any PDF or Word Doc file on the mail id of the subscriber.

What is the validity period of the certificate?

The certificate will be valid for 3 years from the date you pass the examination.

How do I renew my certificate?

You can choose to go for NISM CPE for Mutual Fund Distributors program or appear for the NISM Mutual Fund Distributors Certification Examination and pass the same again before the expiry of your existing certificate.