This course is a planned sequence of instructions consisting of Units meant for developing employability and vocational competencies of students of Class XI opting for vocational subject along with general education subjects. Part B of the syllabus is divided into six units.
Part B: Vocational Skills (50 marks)
UNIT 1: Markets and Financial Instruments (5 Marks)
Types of Markets: Equity Debt, Derivatives Commodities; Meaning and features of private Public companies; Types of investment avenues
UNIT 2: Primary and Secondary Market (10 Marks)
Initial Public Offer (IPO); Book Building through Online IPO; Eligibility to issue securities; Pricing of Issues; Fixed versus Book Building issues; allotment of Shares; Basis of Allotment; Private Placement. Role and functions of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI); Depositories; Stock exchanges; Intermediaries in the Indian stock market Listing; Membership; Trading Clearing and settlement and risk management; Investor protection fund (IPF); and Do's and Don'ts for investors, Equity and debt investment.
UNIT 3: Financial Statement Analysis (5 Marks)
Balance sheet; Profit & loss account; Stock market related ratios; Simple analysis before investing in the shares; understanding annual report; D rector's report etc.
UNIT 4: Mutual Funds Products and Features (15 Marks)
Concept and structure of mutual funds in India; Role of custodian; Registrar and transfer agent; AMC; New fund offer's & procedure for investing in NFO; Investors rights and obligations. Concept of open ended and close ended fund; Types of funds - equity, index, diversified large cap funds, midcap fund, sec or fund and other equity schemes; Concept of entry and exit load; Expense ratio; Portfolio turnover; AUM; Analysis of cash level in portfolio.
UNIT 5: ETFs, Debt and Liquid Funds (10 Marks)
Introduction to exchange traded funds; Portfolio deposit and cash component. Salient features of debt and Concept of interest rate and credit risk; Pricing of debt instrument. Salient features of liquid funds; Floating rate scheme and portfolio churning in liquid funds.
UNIT 6: Taxation and Regulations (5 Marks)
Taxation of capital gains; Indexation benefit and FMP. Role and objectives of AMFI; Different types of plans; Systematic Investment Plan (SIP); Systematic Transfer Plan (STP) and Systematic Withdrawal Plan (SWP); Dividend payout.