FAQs

Who is a Research Analyst?

Research Analyst is any person who is responsible for:

    1. preparation or publication of the content of the research report; or
    2. providing research report; or
    3. making ‘buy/sell/hold’ recommendation; or
    4. giving price target; or
    5. offering an opinion concerning public offer

This is in relation to securities (listed or to be listed) in stock exchange.

What if I do not hold the job title of research analyst but are responsible for any activities as above?

It is not compulsory to hold the job title of research analyst. Even if you are performing any of the functions as listed above, you have to follow guidelines for Research Analyst as per SEBI Research Analyst Regulations.

What are the certifications requirements for registering as a research analyst (under RA Regulations) ?

It is mandatorily required to obtain certification via NISM Research Analyst Certification Examination

Does NISM provide any trainings or preparation for the examination?

NISM does not provide any training, for preparation of examinations, directly or indirectly to participants who desire to appear for NISM examinations.

Does NISM provide any trainings or preparation for the examination?

NISM does not provide any training, for preparation of examinations, who desire to appear for the certificate examinations.
Once a candidate registers for the exam, NISM provides a workbook to help the candidate go through the subject matter.

How can I get access to additional study material for NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination?

Cubelearn.com offers a very comprehensive and detailed Question Bank that can support candidates in preparation for NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination

How does the Question bank of Cubelearn.com help in preparation for NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination?

    1. The student can use the questions bank for revisions and practice of the course material required for the examination.
    2. Answers are provided with detailed explanations to understand concepts and numerical problems and revise them.
    3. There are overall 500 questions with 2 mock-tests which replicate exam-like settings, and can help check the level of preparation.

What are the topics covered under NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination?

    1. Introduction to Research Analyst Profession
    2. Introduction to Securities Market
    3. Terminology in Equity and Debt Markets
    4. Fundamentals of Research
    5. Economic Analysis
    6. Industry Analysis
    7. Company Analysis – Qualitative Dimensions
    8. Company Analysis – Quantitative Dimensions
    9. Corporate Actions
    10. Valuation Principles
    11. Fundamentals of Risk and Return
    12. Qualities of a good Research Report
    13. Legal and Regulatory Environment

What is the validity of Question Bank offered by Cubelearn.com?

You can purchase the Question bank from Cuberlearn.com with two validity options:

    1. 60 days validity
    2. 15 days validity

Hence giving you option to easily match your pace of preparation either with a short-term validity or with long term validity.

What is the Assessment Structure of NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination?

  1. No of Questions = 100
  2. Mark per question = 1
  3. Duration = 2 Hours
  4. Passing Marks = 60%
  5. Negative Marking = negative marking of 25% of the marks assigned to a question for each wrong answer

What is the validity of the certification after passing NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination?

Certification Validity is 3 Years from the date of successful completion of the NISM exam (for further details refer NISM guidelines)

What is the weightage of the NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination?

Please visit the following link to check the recommended weightage of the exam Link – https://www.cubelearn.com/nism-xv-research-analyst-weightage/

If I purchase the Question Bank from Cubelearn.com, how will I get access to the study material?

  1. Cubelearn offers a fully digital experience where you can access the study material online on Cubelearn.com by simply logging in to your account
  2. Hence you can access your course material anytime as per your convenience and comfort

Does Cubelearn offer pdf or word document of the material?

No. We offer a fully online learning model.

Can I track my progress and check my answers while using the Question Bank from Cubelearn.com?

Yes. This is the advantage of an online course. Your answers will be auto-checked and you can track your progress.

How many questions are there are in the Question Bank for NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination from Cubelearn.com?

After purchasing the questions bank from Cubelearn.com you will get access to:

  1. Approximately 500 questions
  2. 2 Mock Tests with 200 questions under real exam conditions

Can I access a sample of the Question Bank to understand the format better?

Yes, please create a login if not registered already and access the sample at the following link:
Link – https://www.cubelearn.com/courses/sample-test-research-analyst/

How do I clear my NISM research Analyst Exam?

Following are some useful tips which can help you:-

    1. Start preparation of the exam well in advance
    2. Select Required Study Material
    3. For scientific test and revision you enrol for the Question Bank from Cubelearn.com
    4. Register online as per the NISM guidelines
    5. Continue practice and revision till the exam date & maintain your focus for good performance in the exam

Where do I register on NISM site for NISM-Series-XV: Research Analyst Certification Examination

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